Story By: RACE OF CHAMPIONS – WILLIAMSON, NY – The Maynard Troyer Classic IV at Spencer Speedway in Williamson, N.Y., this Friday night, September 1 is certainly one of the biggest races to ever take place at the speedway.
With nearly 30 potential Race of Champions Modified Series entries someone is going to take home $10,000 for their efforts.
Matt Hirschman of Northampton, Pa., and Mike Leaty of Williamson, N.Y., have been the previous winners. Hirschman is sidelined with an arm injury suffered from a race earlier this month at Thompson (Conn.) Speedway. Leaty will be in the field along with Zane Zeiner, the current Race of Champions Modified Series point leader and a pack of other hungry drivers including Austin Beers of Northampton, Pa., one of the hottest competitors in the sport right now; Jack Ely of Wall, N.J., who earned his first series victory earlier this year, the Catalano family of cars; Jake Lutz; Paulie Hartwig, III and more.
If you’re looking to beat the lines and get one of the most sought after tickets in short track racing next Friday, September 1 for the $10,000-to-win F/A Products Maynard Troyer Classic IV at Spencer Speedway in Williamson, N.Y., stop by Wilbert’s locations near and around Williamson, N.Y., visit Whittaker Ford in Williamson or utilize the Ticket Hoss or PitPay app on your mobile device.
The Friday, September 1 program looks to be one of the top events for Modified racing this season paying an unheard of $10,000-to-win after just 60-laps of racing. The event also includes the Race of Champions Sportsman Modified Series division who will also be racing for bonus money.
The bonus program for the Maynard Troyer Classic is spearheaded by Kenny Troyer. Troyer has once again be soliciting money to supplement the purse. Each year the bonus money has continued to raise the bar for the Maynard Troyer Classics. Scott Hossfeld will once again present the event champion with a ring signifying the victor’s accomplishments.
In addition to all the exciting activities there will also be racing. The Race of Champions Sportsman Modified Series will now be racing for $2,500-to-win, along with the Race of Champions Rocket Performance 602 Sportsman Modified Series; Wilbert’s U-Pull It Four Cylinders and Wilbert’s U-Pull It Super Six divisions will round out the racing card.
The “Food Truck Frenzy” featuring local food trucks and tastes from the area will also make its return to the track.