|Date: 9/9/2014 5:39:29 PM|
Mohawk International Raceway
313 Frogtown Rd., Hogansburg, NY 13655
Track/Office Phone: 518-358-9017
Public Relations Contact:
Craig Revelle - Finish Line Web Design
For Immediate Release – September 9, 2014
75 Lap ‘Pete Mitchell Memorial’ Event Continues to Expand as Finish Line Web Design and Cedar View Golf Course Present $300 to win Non-Qualifiers Race for Saturday Night’s Program
AKWESASNE, NY – When the 75 lap ‘Pete Mitchell Memorial’ DIRTcar Sportsman Series race was announced earlier this week, there was an instant buzz in the air with a great deal of money on the line for Sportsman teams when they hit the track on Saturday night. Since then, this event has taken on a life of its own with special awards and contingency prizes being added as the event gets closer.
Finish Line Web Design and Cedar View Golf Course have come on board to help sponsor a $300 to win, 15 lap Sportsman non-qualifiers race. This race will be open to ALL non qualified Sportsman cars after the Heats and B-Mains and provisional have been set for the 75 lap ‘Pete Mitchell Memorial DIRTcar Sportsman Series race. The winner will receive $300 and all other drivers will be awarded $50.
The Mohawk Nationals Weekend will get underway on Friday night as the 358 Modified DIRTcar Series invades MIR with a 75 lap, $4000 to win event lined up as well as the Go Nuclear Late Model Series with a 30 lap feature paying $1000 to win and a 20 lap TUSA Mod Lite Canada East Series race.
MIR will return to action the following day with another exciting schedule featuring the Big Block Modified Super DIRTcar Series with a 100 lap, $6000 to win main event, plus the 75 lap Pete Mitchell Memorial DIRTcar Sportsman Series race with $2500 up for grabs plus lap money and contingency awards, plus a $1000 dash for cash. The Go Nuclear Late Model Series is also on the card once again with the 40 lap, $1500 to win Richard Tenace Memorial. The Late Models will also have a $500 to win dash for cash.
General Admission for Friday night is just $30.00 for adults. Seniors discounted admission is $25.00. Children 12 and under are only $15.00. Pit admission will be $35.00 for DIRTcar members and $40.00 for non members. Please allow 10% exchange on Canadian currency. Gates will open at 4:00PM on Friday night, with racing getting underway at 7:30PM.
Saturday’s General Admission is $35.00 for adults. Seniors discounted admission is $30.00. Children 12 and under are only $15.00. Pit admission will be $40.00 for DIRTcar members and $45.00 for non members. Please allow 10% exchange on Canadian currency. Gates will open at 1:00PM on Saturday night, with racing getting underway at 6:00PM.
Weekend admission packages are available, with General Admission tickets priced at $60.00 for adults, $50.00 for Seniors, $20.00 for kids 12 and under. Weekend Pit admission is $80.00.
Breakfast and lunch will be available throughout the day on Saturday at Mohawk, and a bull ride will be available for children to occupy their time. Fat Jack’s DJ Service will be playing throughout the weekend as well. Free RV Parking is available at MIR and we invite everyone to come on out for a great weekend of racing. Hotel Accommodations are also available by contacting the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino at 1-877-99-CASINO, 518-358-2222. Use code 649 when booking your room for the Mohawk Nationals Weekend.
The family and team of Brandon Hagan will also be with us through the weekend. The familiar Hagan #12 race car will help pace the field for each feature event during the weekend. Hagan is a former MIR regular (2011) and a fine young man that will be missed by many. We look forward to hosting the Hagan family next weekend.
Mohawk International Raceway is located in Akwesasne, NY, midway between the Seaway International Bridge to Cornwall, ONT and the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino. From Route 37, turn south onto Frogtown Road. Racing is held on Friday nights at 7:30 PM from May through September, featuring the Frenchie's Chevrolet DIRTcar 358 Modifieds, Sportsman, Pro Stocks, Mod Lites as well as the Bandit division. Visit us on the web at www.MohawkInternationalRaceway.com. The MIR office is located at the track, and the phone number is 518-358-9017. The track is owned and operated by Mohawk International Raceway, LLC.
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