USAC STANDOUT DAVE DARLAND TO BE PART OF MOTORSPORTS 2016 RACE CAR AND TRADE SHOW
OAKS, PA November 12, 2015 . . . One of the most successful and popular racers in the history of the United States Auto Club, Dave Darland, will be a big part of The Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports 2016 Fueled by Sunoco Race Fuels and Distributed by Insinger Performance Race Car and Trade Show set for Friday, January 22 through Sunday, January 24th. The show fills 250,000 square feet of the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA with motorsports displays and over 200 race cars of all kinds.
Named by fans “The People’s Champ” Darland has enjoyed an outstanding career. Back in August he won his 100th USAC career victory taking a Sprint car win at Amsoil Speedway in Wisconsin. Darland is one of just five drivers that have been able to win championships in USAC sanctioned Sprint, Midget and Silver Crown divisions. Darland is currently third in the Amsoil USAC National Sprint standings and has four wins to his credit during the season which will be ending shortly.
The popular Midwesterner will be involved in autograph sessions on both Friday and Saturday during the three day show. In addition Darland will have his book, “The People’s Champ: A Racing Life” available at the show in the Coastal 181 display. The book, penned by well-known journalist Bones Bourcier, has received rave reviews and Darland will be autographing copies during the show. In addition the popular racer will be interviewed in the stage area on Saturday along with the author.
Publisher Coastal 181 will have a large selection of their motorsports books available at their display during the show.
Darland and Bourcier will be joining a long list of personalities and racers during the show. Unique at the 31st annual edition of the show is the fact the all personalities and racers participate in autograph sessions with no extra charge once the admission ticket has been purchased.
Included in the show will be more than 600 exhibitor booths offering products and services for the racers along with items of interest for fans including a huge array of collectibles. Many speedways and sanctioning organizations will be offering information on their events planned for the 2016 season with several using the show to release their schedules.
9TH ANNUAL DIRT TRACK HEROES CAR SHOW SET FOR MARCH 6-12, 2016 AT PHILLIPSBURG MALL
Plan now as the area’s most popular auto racing Mall Show will return to the Phillipsburg Mall March 6 to March 12, 2016.
The Dirt Track Heroes Car Show year after year out-performs any other similar type event and annually delivers in excess of one-hundred race cars being displayed during this popular off season happening. In addition, with the nightly interviews and activities, more than two hundred racing personalities are interviewed during the week long show. The 9th Annual Dirt Track Heroes Car Show is proud to return to the Phillipsburg Mall located on Route 22 East in Phillipsburg, NJ.
This show is absolutely free to the mall walkers and offers a great advantage for race teams and speedway’s alike to gain valuable exposure for their sponsors and to announce their schedules for the 2016 racing season. The show offers a successful gathering of the past, present and future of auto racing with race cars from all divisions. In addition, you will also see a multitude of racing memorabilia, collectible and photos on display as part of the show.
The longtime broadcasting team of Ed and Steve Pados, from Gasoline Alley fame and veteran announcer Bobby Stull will head up the announcing team for the show. IRCO Vice President Greg Collins, who also serves as the noted historian of the of the Harmony Speedway will be part of management team working with show organizers Bob and Donna Miller.
More details will be announced in the coming weeks, but for now, mark your calendar for March 6 to March 12 for the 9th Annual Dirt Track Heroes and Car Show. For more information to include sponsorship opportunities, displays and vendor participation, please call Bob or Donna Miller at 443 513 4456.