Weedsport, NY — October 1, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing NorthEast PR Director
A reminder that the cut-off date for teams reserving rooms for the 33rd Annual DIRTcar Racing NorthEast ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet at the Turning Stone Resort & Casino is OCTOBER 15, 2008. All DIRTcar guests will be lodged in two unique Turning Stone settings, the Hotel Resort and The Tower.
A number of rooms have been blocked off in the name of DIRTcar Racing on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at a rate of $139.00 per night for race teams, sponsors and track personnel seeking overnight accommodations. These weekending room blocks will be held with a four-week cutoff so reservations must be made by October 15 to insure the special discounted rates.
DIRTcar Promoter meetings will run 9am-5pm on Friday with the awards banquet for championship teams set to take place the evening of Saturday, November 15. The traditional post-season celebration among competitors, sponsors and officials will honor the top series drivers along with DIRTcar NorthEast track champions, with a number of special awards handed out during the annual autumn affair.
For reservations, please call The Turning Stone Resort & Casino (www.Turning-Stone.com) at 1-800-771-7711 and indicate your affiliation with the DIRTcar Racing ‘Night of Champions’ Banquet. The Turning Stone Resort & Casino is centrally located, just off the New York State Thruway (I-90) in Verona, approximately 30 miles east of Syracuse. At Exit 33, go left at the traffic light on to Route 365, travel 1/4-mile south before turning left at Patrick Road.
Contact Director of Operations and Banquet Planning Committee Chairman Josh Wells at World Racing Group headquarters (704/707-7223) or WRG Executive Administrative Assistant Gina Fernez for further information. Cory Reed, DIRTcar Racing NorthEast Director of Competition & Track Sanctioning, is also available to answer questions and can be reached at the Weedsport, New York office (315/834-6606).
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