Marlborough, MA — This Friday and Saturday, February 25&26, Seymour Enterprises and TheRaceDepot.com will host the Racer’s Expo, a trade show targeted toward the local short track racers. The event is open to active competitors from the local short tracks and regional touring series. Admission is free to racers who pre-register online at www.TheRacersExpo.com.
Over 50 hardcore racing vendors will be on hand for the Racer’s Expo offering a variety of products and services for all short track racing applications. The list of 2011 exhibitors includes Atlantic Coast Trailer, Bell Helmets, The Brake Man, Design 500 Racing Suits, JRA Powder Coating, Lucas Oil Products Inc., Magnus Racing Products, Racing Electronics, Radical Race Gear Richard Petty Driver Search, Safety Solutions Head & Neck Restraint Systems, SPAFCO, The University of Northwestern Ohio Motorsports College, Wrisco Industries Sheet Metal Products, and more. A full list of vendors is also available on the event’s official website, TheRacersExpo.com.
A host of seminars will be held during the weekend including “All About Brakes” hosted by The Brake Man – Warren Gilliland; “Let’ Be Safe” hosted by Randy LaJoie of The Joie of Seating featuring a panel of top names in safety equipment; “Marketing Strategies for the Short Track Racer” hosted by Stan Mertz. A full schedule of seminars is also available online. Admission for the seminars is also free to those who pre-register.
The Racers Expo will be held in the Grand Ballroom of the Royal Plaza Hotel located on Route 20 in Marlboro, MA (Exit 24b off I-495). Show hours are Friday, February 25 from 4 PM to 9 PM and on Saturday, February 26 from 10 AM to 7 PM.
Following the show on Friday evening at the Royal Plaza Hotel, Seymour will host a fundraiser for Eric Saunders, son of Hoosier Racing Tires’ Irish Saunders. Tickets will be available for $20 during the show hours on Friday. All proceeds will go to the Saunders Family.
Eric, rider for Tony Stewart Racing Motorcross, was injured in a motocross crash last year and is on the road to recovery. With a motto of “I Can, I Will” Saunders continues to have an incredibly positive attitude.
Sources: Dale Wolbrink/The Racers Expo PR