USAR: Northern Disvision 2004 schedule completed

Lake Erie Speedway added to 2004 Schedule Myrtle Beach, SC -- United Speed Alliance Racing and Lake Erie Speedway have reached a tentative agreement to add a date to the 2004 Hooters ProCup Series schedule. The race will be held as ...

Lake Erie Speedway added to 2004 Schedule

Myrtle Beach, SC -- United Speed Alliance Racing and Lake Erie Speedway have reached a tentative agreement to add a date to the 2004 Hooters ProCup Series schedule. The race will be held as a "Northern Division" race, which will complete the regular season part of the schedule for the division.

"We are very excited to be racing at Lake Erie Speedway next year," said USAR Director of Operations Tony Cox. "Not only is this a state-of-the-art facility, but its geographic location fits our competitors and marketing partners perfectly. We feel our brand of short track racing will give the fans an exciting experience."

Lake Erie Speedway just completed its first full season of racing and will host the Hooters ProCup Series on Saturday night June 19, 2004. The 250-lap race will feature over 30 of the best short track drivers from across the country, battling on the challenging 3/8-mile track. The Hooters ProCup Series event will also feature live pit stops with each team changing a minimum of two tires during the race.

This is the third year of the unique two-division format the Hooters ProCup Series uses to give drivers in each division an equal chance to challenge for the lion's share of the $1,000,000-plus national championship points fund. Lake Erie Speedway will host one of 12 regular season events for the Northern Division drivers.

"We are excited to have the opportunity to showcase the USAR Hooters Pro Cup Series to the local and regional fans at Lake Erie Speedway," said Lake Erie Speedway General Manager Todd Melfi. "The USAR Hooters Pro Cup Series provides an exciting, first class, professional Series that the fans at Lake Erie Speedway will thoroughly enjoy. Also, by adding yet another Nationally Televised event to our 2004 schedule, we have increased the value to our sponsors and have taken yet another step towards showing the nation what our area and Lake Erie Speedway has to offer."

The 2004 Hooters ProCup Series will consist of two divisions with 12 Northern Division and 13 Southern Division races to be held during the regular season. The top- 30 drivers from both divisions will be invited to the five-race Championship Series to determine the 2004 Hooters ProCup Series national champion. For more information, please contact the Hooters ProCup Series at 843-916-4200.

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