SYRACUSE, NY – It will now be a new Memorial Weekend tradition, the stars and cars from the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints will visit the Canandaigua Motorsports Park and since 2003, the Utica-Rome Speedway.
At Canandaigua on Saturday night, a special increased purse will see the sprints go 25 laps for $2,500 to win, $1,500 for second and $1,000 for third. The event will be the first of three visits to the Land of Legends in 2017.
On Sunday another hefty purse of $2,000 to win awaits the winner of the A-Main. Points on both nights will be awarded for the overall Lucas Oil Championship as well as the NAPA Auto Parts US Series. At Utica-Rome the second event for the SUNY Canton Series will be held.
Jason Barney is leading the points coming into the weekend with Coleman Gulick, Paul Kinney and Matt Tanner. Joining these stars for the weekend will be the return of Steve Poirier, Chuck Hebing, Matt Billings, Brandon Kidd, Chad Miller, Jeff Cook, Alex Vigneault, Paulie Colagiovanni, Shawn Donath, Brett Wright, Bryan Howland, Kelly Hebing, Dylan Swiernik, Jonathan and Ethan Preston, Dylan Westbrook, Cory Turner, Robbie Shuttleworth, Erik Karlsen, Derrick Juliano and more.
Can’t make it to the track, Canandaigua will also be shown on ESS PPV thru View XStream. The ESS portion of the show will be televised for just $10.
Expecting to join us Sunday at Utica-Rome will be Danny Varin, Larry Wight, Billy VanInwegan, Thomas Radivoy, Cory Sparks, Josh Flint, Dave Axton, Scott Kreutter, Jeremiah Munson and others.
Special thanks to Shuttleworth Asphalt Sealing (Canandaigua) and Scorpion Security Products (Utica-Rome) for sponsoring the Cobra Coaches Dashes.
It’s the weekend where we honor those that gave the ultimate sacrifice, sprint cars are known to be America’s Race Cars and they will be out in force at Canandaigua and Utica-Rome on Saturday and Sunday. It will be tradition continued of excitement guaranteed!!
For more Information on the Canandaigua Motorsports Park:
Pit Gates – 4:30 PM, Hot Laps 6:00 PM, Racing 7:00 PM
For more Information on the Utica-Rome Speedway:
Pit Gates – 2:00 PM, Hot Laps 5:00 PM, Racing 6:00 PM
For more Information on the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints:
Android App: Empire Super Sprints
The Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints are brought to you by: Lucas Oil, Mach 1 Chassis, NAPA Auto Parts, Hoosier Racing Tires, Donath Motorworx, Insinger Performance/Sunoco Race Fuels, Scorpion Security Products, 1000 Islands RV Centre, Car Mate Trailers, Fondations 4 Saisons, Beard Sewer and Drain, Cobra Coaches, 911 Restoration, Fondations 55, E&V Energy, SUNY Canton, Engler Machine and Tool, Shuttleworth Asphalt Sealing, Northwood 2 Construction, Brodix Cylinder Heads, Lacaillade Masonry, FX Caprara Ford/Chevy, ASI Racewear and many, many associate sponsors!!