Salem Rookie Award announcement

"Rookie of rhe Race" Award posted for Salem's "Joe James/Pat O'Connor Memorial" Sprint race. A group of local Sellersburg and Salem, Indiana businessmen have posted an additional $400.00 to be awarded to the USAC "Rookie of the Race" for...

"Rookie of rhe Race" Award posted for Salem's "Joe James/Pat O'Connor Memorial" Sprint race.

A group of local Sellersburg and Salem, Indiana businessmen have posted an additional $400.00 to be awarded to the USAC "Rookie of the Race" for the 43rd Annual "Joe James/Pat O'Connor Memorial" Sprint Car Classic, which will be held at the Salem (Ind.) Speedway on August 10, 2002.

Jeff Vogt, spokesman for the group stated: "All of us have enjoyed USAC Sprint Car races for many, many years and this is our way of giving something back to the competitors who have provided us with such great competitive racing" Other members of the group are Derrick Vogt, Jeff Smith and Brian Case.

USAC offers its sincere appreciation to these gentlemen for their continued support and loyalty to the greatest sprint car racing in the country.

The USAC National Midget Car Series will also be on hand for the evening's events. Practice will begin at 4:00 pm, qualifying at 5:30 pm, and the first race at 7:00 pm.

For ticket information call Salem Speedway at (812) 883-6504.

--USAC--

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