Awards Ceremony and Banquet Set For January 19; Enduro January 5

Mercer, PA (November 15, 2012): The onset of chilly weather reminds us all that two favorite events of the Mercer Raceway Park season are soon upon us. The annual awards ceremony and banquet will be held on Saturday evening, January 19, 2013. Plus, entries are still still being taken for the Jack Frost 150 Enduro, which will take place on Saturday afternoon, January 5, 2013. Mark your calendars and contact the track office now for further details.

Once again, the banquet will be held at the Normandy Banquet Center, in nearby Hermitage, PA. Receiving the accolades will be the champions in the six divisions that make up the exciting Saturday Night Live! racing programs: Eric “Turkey” Williams in the Luxaire Heating & Cooling Sprint Cars; Rob Curtis in the Approved Toilet Rentals 358 Modifieds; “Smokin” Joe McEwen in the Ti22 Performance Outlaw Sprint Warriors; “Trusty” Rusty Moore in the Precise Racing Products Stock Cars; Mark Marcucci in the Big Daddy’s Speed Center/Rock Concrete Modified Lites; and Steve Longwell, Jr. in the Mini Stocks.

After a sumptuous buffet and the awards ceremonies, the racers and race fans can dance the night away. It’s a great opportunity to meet your favorite drivers in a fun setting! Tickets are just $30, which includes dinner, beer and other refreshments. A cash bar will be available for other adult beverages.

Please contact the track office at 724-699-1260 or 724-347-5016 to obtain your tickets. Or, you can reserve your seat by mailing a completed registration form to the track office at P.O. Box 577, Mercer, PA 16137. Remember that all tickets must be purchased in advance, as there will be no ticket sales at the door. The deadline is January 14, 2013.

About Mercer Raceway Park: Mercer Raceway Park is a 3/8-mile dirt track located minutes from both Interstate 79 and 80 just off Route 19 on Fairground Road in Mercer, Pa. Dirt track racing and quality family entertainment are presented weekly from late March through late September. For more information, check out www.mercerracewaypark.com, www.twitter.com/mercerraceway, or www.facebook.com/mercerracewaypark.