Archive for November 3rd, 2008

Looking for Riverside Park Speedway Photos

 Historic photos will be posted on the SpeedwayEXPO Web site promoting Riverside
Rides Again, the 10-year reunion commemoration of the legendary track’s closing!

Salisbury, MA — Organizers of SpeedwayEXPO 2009 are asking for vintage photographs of Riverside Park Speedway to help celebrate the 10-year reunion of the popular track. Photos will be posted on Speedwayexpo.com and each submitter will be entered in a drawing to win four tickets to SpeedwayEXPO.

After 50 years of competition, the final race at the popular Riverside Park Speedway in Agawam, Massachusetts, took place in 1999. To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the closing of the park, Riverside Rides Again, the Riverside Park Speedway Reunion sponsored by Budweiser, will take place at SpeedwayEXPO 2009, February 27-March 1. Riverside Rides Again will feature fascinating displays dedicated to the proud history of Riverside, complete with race cars from every era, photos, videos, memorabilia and many of the people who raced there.  There will be a host of Riverside events throughout EXPO, including autograph sessions.
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Specialty Awards Honoring Jenkins & Blewett Added to North-South Shootout

Pack Also to Be Honored

Lexington, NC — This week when a hardy contingent of Modifieds and SK-Type Modifieds converge on the Concord Motorsports Park for the running of the 6th Annual John Blewett III Memorial North-South ShootoutTM they will do so not only for the prestige of the race win and a lucrative purse but also to honor two very special men. C&C Racing Promotions is proud to announce the addition of two very special awards to the annual North-South Shootout while the family of the late John Blewett III continues to honor his memory with specialty awards for the Modifieds and the SK-Type Modifieds.

Beginning in 2008, the dedication of two teams will be recognized by C&C Racing Promotions with the Josh Jenkins Memorial Dedication Award. The award is named for one of the co-founders of the North-South Shootout, Ollie Gray “Josh” Jenkins Jr., who passed away in December. Josh was one of the original members of the Southern Modified Auto Racing Teams (S.M.A.R.T.) and former Club president. He made the best interest of Modified racing a priority. His accomplishments on behalf of Southern Modified racers were many.
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