|Date: 11/10/2016 8:54:08 PM|
INDOOR THREE QUARTER MIDGET ACE RYAN FLORES READY FOR INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES FUELED BY VP RACING FUELS CHAMPIONSHIP STARTING WITH BATTLE OF TRENTON, DEC. 9-10
TRENTON, NJ NOVEMBER 10, 2016 . . . Ryan Flores figures he has a score to settle.
A contender for victory in each of the past three years, Flores missed a shot at the 2015-2016 Len Sammons Motorsports Productions (LSMP) Indoor Auto Racing Championship Series Fueled By VP Racing Fuels championship because he was unable to race in Trenton.
Flores this time will be able to run all three events of the Indoor Auto Racing Championship Series fueled by VP Racing Fuels, starting with the Friday and Saturday, December 9-10 Sun National Bank Center events.
“I’m excited to be able to contend for the championship this year,” Flores said. “Last year, I had to miss the Trenton race because I was in Atlanta.”
Flores’ full time job is with Penske Racing on the NASCAR Sprint Cup side. He works in the fabrication shop during the week and is a right side tire changer for Ryan Blaney’s No. 21 Wood Brothers Ford on race days.
Flores is confident in his Lafler chassis, Pippard engined Three Quarter Midget (TQ heading into the Battle Of Trenton weekend of December 9-10. “I think we will be in good shape for Trenton and the other two races,” Flores summed.
The man Flores and all others will have to work overtime to defeat is Erick Rudolph. Rudolph, of Ransomville. N.Y. won last year’s TQ Battle of Trenton and the Indoor Auto Racing Championship Fueled By VP Racing series 2015-2016 championship.
As a special preview of the 2016-2017 Indoor Racing Series, general admission tickets for Friday's opening night have been priced at just $10 for adults and $7 for children.
The ultra-quick TQ Midgets will headline both Friday's opening night and Saturday's "Battle Of Trenton" feature event finale as part of the Indoor Auto Racing Championship Series Fueled by VP Racing Fuels. The TQ Midgets are lightweight high-tech race cars powered by 750cc Motorcycle engines that achieve speeds upward of 75 mph when driven by professional race car drivers from eight states and Canada.
The Friday night race program, which begins at 7:30 PM, consists of 60 TQ Midgets split into three 20-lap Qualifier races. A complete program of heat races and feature event for the Champ Karts is also on the schedule. Attendees can get a close up look at a TQ Midgets at Fan Zone located on the concourse. Top drivers and Ms. Motorsports 2016 Arynne Moody will be making an appearance at Fan Zone offering autographs and photos free of charge. Flores will be among those top TQ drivers who will be meeting and greeting Fan Zone attendees.
On Saturday the "Battle Of Trenton" 40 lap feature event will be held after a series of qualifying events for the TQ Midgets. The always popular and wild Slingshots will also be part of this program sponsored by NAPA Auto Parts, Oliver Communications in Bordentown, N.J. and Pete & Elda’s Bar in Neptune City. N.J.
Erick Rudolph of Ransomville. N.Y. won last year’s TQ ‘Battle Of Trenton’, outracing a feature event field of 24 drivers to win the top prize. Sixty entrants will seek to stymie Rudolph’s repeat victory bid.
Tickets for Saturday's races are available starting at $17 for adults and $7 for children. Fan Fest will be held inside the speedway one hour prior to the 7 PM starting time. The entire field of race cars competing on Saturday will be on display during Fan Fest and drivers will be available for free autographs and photos by their cars.
The Trenton race is part one of a three-race Indoor Series. Other races are scheduled for December 30-31 at PPL Center in downtown Allentown, Pa., and at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J., on January 27-28, 2017.
Trenton Indoor Race tickets are available online at www.sunnationalbankcenter.com or by phone at 1-800-298-4200. Tickets may also be purchased at the Sun National Bank Center Box Office on Monday through Friday from 10am until 5:30 PM and on Saturday from 12 Noon through 4 PM
Event and promotional sponsorship information is available at www.aarn.com or by phoning 609-888-3618.
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