|Date: 3/9/2016 8:59:26 PM|
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE---THANK YOU
MARCH 9, 2016
CONTACT: BOB MILLER 443 513 4456
RELEASE PREPARED BY: STEVE PADOS
DIRT TRACK HEROES SHOW
PHILLIPSBURG MALL EVENT CONTINUES THROUGH MARCH 12 . . . . . . .
“THE EVERETT EXPRESS” GERALD CHAMBERLAIN IS COMINT TO TOWN FOR 9TH ANNUAL QUAKER STEAK & LUBE DIRT TRACK HEROES SHOW
The successful week long Ninth Annual Quaker Steak and Lube Dirt Track Heroes show is enjoying a great run this year and with each passing evening of putting another show in the books, the work continues behind the scenes to complete the details for the entire show. The show encompasses the majority of the local short track scene and will continue through Saturday afternoon March 12th. The Phillipsburg Mall is located on Route 22 East in Phillipsburg, New Jersey and the show is FREE of charge to the public. The Friday events will have two shows running back to back with "The Legends of Racing" taking place at 4 PM and honoring "The Old Master" Frankie Schneider and the 6:30 show will salute the open wheel stars in the area. The Saturday event will honor Stan "The Man" Ploski.
Joining the Quaker Steak and Lube Dirt Track Heroes Show for the final two days will be one of the great legends in dirt track racing, "The Everett Express" Gerald Chamberlain. Gerald was already a legend in racing when he first set foot onto the Reading Fairgrounds site in 1968, having captured track titles at the South Penn Speedway in 1964 and 65 with dominating performances in which he captured 18 wins in 22 events to dominate the racing action. Chamberlain captured the Hesston Speedway title in 1965 and added another title in 1967 when he captured the track title at the paved Hershey Stadium. Taking over the seat of the famed Paul Deasey owned 707 "Big Donkey," Chamberlain figured out the fast way around Reading and was able to put the sometimes unpredictable Donkey into victory lane on a regular basis.
Teaming with Joe Bullock in 1970, Chamberlain captured 22 wins in 1971 and came back the following season to break his own record with 31 wins. Chamberlain captured 92 wins at Reading. Chamberlain captured two Daniel Boone 200 lap wins and captured the Eastern States 200 in 1976. Chamberlain captured two titles at Flemington the first one 1974 and again in 1976 and captured 31 wins in his tenure at the Square. Chamberlain has been inducted into the DIRT Hall of , Bedford, Hagerstown and Winchester and the Reading Fairgrounds. Gerald Chamberlain has been a strong supporter of the Dirt Track Heroes Show and he and his wife Joanne look forward to seeing his many friends at the Phillipsburg Mall.
Quaker Steak and Lube Restaurants is the headline sponsor for the Dirt Track Heroes Show. The 65 stores making up Quaker Steak and Lube, annually sell more than 80 million wings per year and "The Lube" is recognized as "The best wings in the USA." The Phillipsburg location has also been dubbed "The Official Restaurant of the Dirt Track Heroes" show. To contact the restaurant, call: 908 454 2900 or check out their website at: Before or after the show head to Quaker Steak and Lube and get recharged and refueled in a great sports setting.
The Dirt Track Heroes Show is extremely proud and thankful to the great list of associate sponsors assembled for the upcoming show. To our loyal racing fans, we ask that you please support these fine institutions whenever you have the opportunity to do so. These great sponsors are the life support of the show and to do the show without them would be extremely difficult to accomplish. In placeto add sponsorship assistance are IRCO Community Federal Credit Union, Premio Sausages, Smith Fabrications/Stage One Modifieds, Alex's Tire/Breidinger's Speed Shop, R&F International Muffler & Brake, Searock Fabrication and Speed Supplies, Adams Brothers Used Auto Parts, Hamlin Speedway, S&S Speedways, Penn Jersey Food Marts,Murante Auto Repair, Jeff's Automotive, Martocci Automotive, Dean Autosports and Carl's Auto Repair.
The great fan base of racing can come out to this grand Mall event and be transported back to a time when they could hop into their family jitney and travel less than a half hour to witness the excitement of a night at the races. All historical racing groups including Reading, Flemington, Harmony through Greg Collins, Tri State, Remembering Nazareth, Bob Snyder Photos and Snyder Video, Mike Ritter Photos, Big Mike's Videos and Mocatek Memories through Justin Beltrame have their memorabilia on display and their many scrapbooks open for the fans to take another long look at the glory years of racing and possibly find a picture or two they want to purchase as a keepsake from past glory or racing exploits. More information is available regarding the show by calling: 443-513-4456.
The Quaker Steak and Lube Dirt Track Heroes Car Show has a must have event T-shirt done exclusively for the show. The great keepsake event souvenir program book has many great articles regarding our racing heroes and how the Dirt Track Heroes became a reality. The Phillipsburg Mall is open Sunday 11 AM to 6 PM and from Monday through Saturday from 10 AM to 9 PM. The event offers race teams a great opportunity to promote their sponsors and announce their racing plans for the upcoming 2016 racing season.
Ninth Annual Quaker Steak & Lube
Dirt Track Heroes Car Show
2016 Schedule of Events
Wednesday- March 9 – (6:30 PM) – Hamlin Speedway/S&S Speedways and Smith Fabrications/Stage One Modifieds presents Hamlin Speedway all divisions, Snydersville Raceway, Mahoning Speedway, Accord Speedway, Orange County Fair Speedway
Thursday- March 10- (6:30)- Searock Speed & Fabrications and R&F International Muffler presents New Egypt, Bridgeport Speedway, Grandview Speedway, Big Diamond Raceway and X-Cel Modifieds
Friday - March 11 – (1st Show (4 p.m.) – Premio Foods and Penn Jersey Supermarkets presents Special Edition “The Legends of Racing” with many legendary stars from Reading, Nazareth, Harmony and Flemington expected to participate with Special Tribute to “The Old Master” Frankie Schneider
Second Show- (6:30 PM)- Martocci Automotive/Dean Autosports/Carl’s Auto Repair presents Salute to Open Wheel Racing Divisions-Thunder on the Hill, ATQMRA, ARDC Midgets, Action Track USA, TSRS and Sprint Cars, 358 and 360 Sprint Car Divisions
Saturday - March 12 - (1:00) –-Premio Foods presents Special Tribute to Stan “The Man” Ploski, Flemington Speedway & Flemington Speedway Historical Society, Harmony Speedway and Nazareth Speedways
Mall Hours: Sunday 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-9 p.m. -*Schedule subject to change