Tioga Center, NY – Shangri-La II Motorspeedway in Tioga Center, NY is pleased to announce the formation of two new divisions which will join their line-up of competitive classes for the 2012 racing season. The ASA member track, also known as "The Concrete Castle" will launch 4 Cylinder Mini Stock and 4 Cylinder Junior Mini Stock classes which will compete with the regular weekly divisions. Work is also on-going to encourage growth in the 4 Cylinder Truck class as well. "We have been listening to the comments from the fans and competitors" said track manager, Amy Stilson. "The 4 cylinders were a welcome addition to the 2011 Fall Brawl and provided exciting racing. We believe we will be offering something for everyone next season and are excited about our line-up of competition. We are in talks with officials from The Race of Champions Modified Tour for two and possibly three events with them. We are also talking with other touring series with the hopes of bringing in other exciting race series for special additions to the program". In addition to the weekly competition, track owner, George Swansborough is developing a division for The Fans. Six cylinder Trucks are being built for the fans to come out of the stands and become a driver for the night and see if they can conquer the concrete in a track owned truck.

Read more: SHANGRI-LA II ANNOUNCES NEW WEEKLY DIVISIONS FOR 2012

 
asa_logoThe 2012 ASA membership applications are now available to download online!! Click here to download it.

Once again, the 2012 membership will include the Personal Accident Excess coverage that covers members while you at an ASA Track/Event, on the way to an ASA Track/Event and on the way home from an ASA Track/Event. It also includes the discounts from Roush Yates Performance Parts, a subscription to Circle Track magazine, ASA Hat, ASA Patch, ASA decal and more.
 

2011 banquet ssFor the second year in a row, The McKinley at Huron Campus in Endicott, NY was the site for the annual Championship Awards Banquet on Saturday evening November 12. The ASA Member Track located in Tioga Center honored their three champions for 2011 along with celebrating the accomplishments of the top five in each division as well as highlighting several announcements for the 2012 season. Shangri-La II banquet regulars, Al Robinson and Dave Boland were unable to attend due to health reasons but were remembered during the invocation. Driver Video’s during the award presentation were by Greg Moldt.  Music was provided by Jakked Productions with DJ Annex. Betty Sherwood and The Spalding Foundation were thanked for their Foam Block project. There was a tremendous amount of work necessary to get the foam blocks ordered, delivered, sponsored, painted and replaced. It was a proactive project to promote competitor safety which was greatly appreciated.

Joe Brown has raced in a wide variety classes over the past 23 years ranging from 4 wheelers to Sportsman and has settled in on the ASA Latemodels.  After a tenth place finish in 2010, Brown purchased the car that Jim Lamoreaux drove to the 2009 championship. Brown was fast, right out of the gate and on July 1st collected his first ever win. He followed up with two more wins and no finishes outside of the top five collecting the 2011 ASA Late Model title. He became the third different ASA Late Model champion in the three season history at the high-banked concrete half mile. Brown, in an emotional interview, thanked his family and crew for all their help and support. Josh Lloyd finished second in the points after finishing 16th last season. Jim Lamoreaux finished third, Joseph Burns was fourth and Dave Schneider completed the ASA Latemodel top five.

Read more: Shangri-La II Honors Their Champions

   
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Tioga Center, NY - The track and grounds were thoroughly saturated by the remnants of Tropical Storm Lee last weekend, but fortunately no significant damage resulted from the deluge of rain. The same cannot be said, however, to the fans, race teams, crews, employees and families associated with the "Concrete Castle". "Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone affected by the catastrophic flooding which happened in our community" said track manager, Amy Stilson. "The Fall Brawl" takes on a new meaning for everyone as September 22nd rolls around. People will be more than ready to take a break from the clean-up and restoration and come out for a night full of racing entertainment.

The third annual Fall Brawl is scheduled for September 22 – 24. There will be Open Practice for all divisions competing in the Fall Brawl on Thursday September 22. Practice begins at 5:00 pm with free grandstand admission. Pit admission for practice is $ 15.00. The Sportsman, Street Stocks and EST Trucks will be in action on Friday September 23. Pit Gates on Friday open at 4:00pm, Grandstand Gates open and Practice begins at 5:30 pm. Racing gets the green flag at 7:00 pm. Saturday September 24 will see Modifieds, Latemodels, Legends and Four Cylinders in action. Pit Gates on Saturday will open at 2:00pm, Grandstand Gates open and Practice begins at 3:30 pm and racing getting underway at 5:00 pm.
   

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