August 7th, 2014
Race Of Champions Asphalt Modified Tour 100 This Saturday At
The Chemung Speedrome; Chuck Hossfeld Leads Point Standings
By: RoC PR
The Race of Champions Asphalt Modified
Tour is set to return to the Chemung Speedrome this Saturday
night for a huge 100 lap event. All of the cars and stars of
the RoC Asphalt Modified Tour will be joined by a full
evening of NASCAR Weekly Racing Series competition.
Qualifying heat racing gets underway at 6 p.m. The RoC
Modified 100 is expected to start no later than 9 p.m.
Two-time Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Tour Point Champion Chuck
Hossfeld leads the tour in to Chemung this Saturday night.
Hossfeld, from Ransomville, NY has two feature wins on the
2014 tour including two of the last three events. In May
Hossfeld was the runner-up at the Chemung Speedrome to Matt
Hirschman, from Northampton, PA started off the season with three
consecutive victories and is currently in second in the
point standings. Hirschman a six-time RoC Tour Champion
trails Hossfeld by only 32 markers entering this Saturday
nightís event. The duo of Hossfeld and Hirschman have been a
sometimes bitter rivalry over the past several years and the
two are expected again to be factors in the RoC 100 on
Saturday. Hirschman is also a back to back winner of the
Sunoco Race of Champions Modified 200 held at the Oswego
Speedway. The 64th edition of that race will occur on
September 14th in Oswego, NY.
RoC Modified Tour Rookie Andy Jankowiak from Cheektowaga, NY is currently
third in the point standings. He also recorded a victory in
the Holland Speedway 100 back in early July in front of his
home town fans. Mike Leaty accounts for the other feature
win this season on the Tour. Like Jankowiak, Leaty recorded
his victory in front of his hometown fans at the Spencer
Speedway in Williamson, NY. Championship points will be on
the line for this event which will add to the importance of
a solid finish.
Local drivers will be looking to make their impact this Saturday. Daren
Scherer and Bryan Sherwood from Binghamton, NY will be among
the drivers competing in the 100 lap event. The father and
son team Dean and Tyler Rypkema from Owego, NY will also be
Joining the Race of Champions Modifieds will be a full program of NASCAR
Weekly Racing for the Chemung Speedrome Sunoco Modifieds
(Sportsman), Super Stocks, Four Cylinders and INEX Legends
Cars. Defending Chemung Speedrome Sunoco Modified Track
Champion Jimmy Zacharias from Chemung, NY is expected to be
competing in both his RoC Modified and weekly track Modified
Pit gates open at 3 p.m. with grandstand gates opening at 4:45 p.m.
Practice begins at 4:45 p.m. with racing set for 6 p.m. The
RoC Modified 100 is scheduled to start no later than 9 p.m.
Adult grandstand admission is $22 with $2 off coupons available at area
vendorís including: Dandy Mini-Martís, Garyís U-Pull It,
Frenchís Auto Parts, 07 Racing Collectibles and many other
outlets in the area. Seniors 65 years and older are $18,
Youth ages 11-16 are $10 with kids ages 6-10 only $5. All
youngsters 5 years old and younger will be admitted free of
A small allotment of indoor climate controlled VIP seats are available
for $30 each. They can be reserved by phoning the RoC
offices at 607-775-5555.
For more information please contact the Race of Champions Offices can be
reached at 607-775-5555 the official website is
www.raceofchampions.net. You can also find us on Facebook.
For race day information please phone the above number or
607-529-9998 at the speedway office.
RoC Modified Tour Point Standings Entering Chemung Speedrome
1. Chuck Hossfeld 425
2. Matt Hirschman 393
3. Andy Jankowiak 343
4. Austin Kochenash 331
5. Daren Scherer 324
6. Patrick Emerling 317
7. Mike Leaty
8. Brian DeFebo 299
9. Nick Pecko
10. Jimmy Zacharias 254
11. Bryan Sherwood 253
12. Sam Fullone
13. Tyler Rypkema 185
14. Tommy Cloce
15. Doug Reaume