Springfield, MA — The second annual SpeedwayEXPO ‘08 is scheduled for February 29-March 2 in the Mallary Complex on the grounds of the Eastern States Exposition Center in West Springfield, MA. With more than three acres of indoor space dedicated to motorsports, displays will include local and regional race tracks and associations. Exhibitors include vendors of performance parts, safety equipment, accessories and the best in apparel and memorabilia. In addition there will be a full schedule of special events, racing seminars and activities, including autograph sessions, the Pit Crew Challenge, pedal-car races and a host of special vehicle displays. This show was a great hit in 2007 and should be even better in 2008.
Among the many happenings at EXPO ‘08 are the special awards to be presented to area racers, individuals, media, speedways etc. The 2nd Annual Speedy Awards will recognize the best of the best in northeast racing in 11 categories. Young Mike Ordway Jr. of ISMA has been nominated for the Break-Out Racer of the Year. The Break-Out Racer of the Year award is given to the competitor who stood out for his or her performances during the 2007 season. The inaugural winner in this category was Matt Hirschman.