fall_brawl_LDOFShangri-La II Motor Speedway will come back from an open weekend at the end of August with two important September racing events. On Saturday night, September 4, "Labor Day Under Fire" will provide fans their second opportunity of the summer to see a complete ASA Member Track stock car racing program at the Concrete Castle and a jet car drag racing exhibition at sister track SkyView Drags for a single price. One week later, the "9/11 Memorial Night" on September 11 will end the point season for the weekly classes, crowning the 2010 Modified, ASA Late Model, Sportsman Modified, and Street Stock champions.

Shangri-La II will close the 2010 season with the second annual Fall Brawl, a two-day event set for the first weekend in October.

In addition to the four weekly divisions, "Labor Day Under Fire" will showcase the INEX Legends. As was the case in July, the two tracks will coordinate their schedules for the night so fans can take a short walk up the hill to see the fire and fury of the jet cars during the intermission of the Shangri-La II race program.

"Our oval track fans enjoyed the variety in July, and we know some of the drag racing spectators took the opportunity to see the stock car features, so everybody got an entertainment bonus," said Shangri-La II track manager Amy Stilson. "The last time we presented this combination was also our first time under the lights at Shangri-La II, and we've upgraded the system since that time, so it will be even brighter on top of the ridge," she added.

"Labor Day Under Fire" carries a 6:00 p.m. green flag at Shangri-La II, with pit gates opening at 3:00 p.m. and practice at 4:30. For more information, visit shangrila-2.com or call 607-330-2622.


 

RocnRumbleReturns2Officials of Shangri-La II Motor Speedway and the Race of Champions Modified Tour have announced the "Return of the ROC'n Concrete Rumble" originally set for Sunday, August 1 has been rescheduled for Sunday, August 22. The first heat will start at 4:00 p.m.

In addition to the 100 lap main event, part of the RoC Championship Series, racing will also be staged for Shangri-La II's ASA Late Model, Sportsman Modified, and Street Stock divisions as well as the INEX Legends. As always on the Race of Champions Tour, there will be no time trials, with all qualifying for the 100-lap feature through heats and consolation races.

Read more: "Return of the ROC'n Concrete Rumble" Rescheduled For Sun., Aug. 22, With 4 PM Start

 
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Fans will get a chance to take home autographs from four of stock car racing's biggest stars- Rusty Wallace, Kenny Wallace, Matt Kenseth, and Sunday's Pocono Sprint Cup race winner Greg Biffle- on Saturday night, August 7 at Shangri-La II Motor Speedway. Then they will watch Biffle, Kenseth, and K. Wallace perform behind the wheel of ASA Late Model cars in a pair of match races while Rusty handles the microphone.

All of this comes in addition to the regular four-class ASA Member Track racing program for Modifieds, Late Models, Sportsman Modifieds, and Street Stocks which hits the track for heat race action at 6:00 p.m.

Read more: Public Autograph Session, Twin Match Races Highlight "Night of NASCAR Stars" Saturday, Aug. 7th; Full Race Program also on Tap

   

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Four drivers representing two Cup Series championships, one title each in the Nationwide Series and Truck Series, 157 wins in NASCAR's three national series, plus a full racing progrm for the local stars make up the formula for Shangri-La II Motor Speedway's inaugural "Night of NASCAR Stars" on Saturday, August 7. Rusty Wallace, Kenny Wallace, Matt Kenseth, and Greg Biffle have made firm commitments to participate in the star-studded evening.

Biffle replaces Michael Waltip, who was unable to attend due to a rescheduled sponsor appearance. Kenny Wallace, Kenseth, and Biffle will all compete in a match race with top cars from Shangri-La II's ASA Late Model division, while Rusty Wallace provides the expert commentary.

Biffle, the newest addition to the quartet of stars, was the 2000 Craftman Truck Series champion and the 2002 Busch (now Nationwide) title winner. His best finishes in the final Sprint Cup standings were second in 2005 and third in 2008, always driving for Roush Racing. He's made the Chase four of the last six seasons. His 14 Sprint Cup wins, 20 in the Busch/Nationwide Series, and 16 in the trucks give him a total of 50 NASCAR national series victories.

Read more: Greg Biffle Added To "Night Of NASCAR Stars" At Shangri-La II On Saturday, August 7 With Rusty Wallace, Kenny Wallace, Matt Kenseth

 

RocnRumbleReturns2The Race of Champions Tour, the premier paved track modified series in New York State, makes it second appearance of 2010 at Shangri-La II Motor Speedway on Sunday night, August 1. It's titled "Return of te ROC'n Concrete Rumble" but that doesn't mean it's the same show that thrilled a packed house back in May.

As part of the RoC Championship Series, the distance has increased from 75 green flag laps to a full 100 laps around the high banks of the half-mile Concrete Castle. And unlike the May event that was run on a hot, sunny afternoon, the return performance will be under the lights.

Pete Brittain lead until he was passed by Chuck Hossfeld with a dozen laps remaining in the RoC debut race. The veteran from Oakhurst, N.J. sees the need for adjustment to the new conditions, but not radical change to the strategy that came so close to giving him victory in Shangri-La II's first touring series race.

Read more: Change Is All Around As The Race Of Champions Tour Returns To Shangri-La II Motor Speedway On Sunday, August 1; Night Racing And 100-lap Distance Pose New Challenges To The Touring Professionals

   

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