Shangri-La II's Memorial Day Madness Set As One-Day Show, Sunday, May 30

memorial_day_madnessOfficials of Shangri-La II Motor Speedway have announced that the Memorial Day Madness event next weekend has been consolidated into a one-day, five-class program on Sunday, May 30. Originally a two-day event was envisioned at the ASA Member Track, but the heavy racing schedule around the region on the first holiday weekend of the season meant the change was in the interest of all parties.

"We've all had our share of weather issues in May, and Shangri-La II has been more fortunate than most tracks," said track manager Amy Stilson. " We owe it to our fans, our race teams, and our sponsors to present the best possible product, and we saw that a Sunday-only event was the best way to achieve that," she added.

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Important Information for Last Sunday's 50-50 Ticket Holders

Dear Shangri-La II Race Fans:

Thank you for your fantastic support of our "ROC'n Concrete Rumble" last Sunday. The Race of Champions really put Shangri-La II on the map as a major track for big-time modified racing. The Pit Party was a great success and I can't say enough about your cooperation in clearing the pit area when requested to do so.

Of course there were some glitches and one of them was with the 50-50 drawing for $1003. We did not have a winner from the first number drawn and when we announced the second number in victory lane most fans were on their way to the parking lot.

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"Concrete Kicks Asphalt" this Saturday.. It's Not Just for Patios Anymore

concrete_turnThe truth is as plain as black and white- the concrete surface at Shangri-La II Motor Speedway may be a novelty, but it's also a great place for great stock car racing. That's why the four-division ASA Member Track racing program this Saturday, May 22, is titled "Concrete Kicks Asphalt" in honor of owner and builder George Swansbrough's bold decision to take the hard and fast road to success with his new track.

The Modifieds return to regular competition this Saturday so they should begin to get a grip on their championship battle. Since there has been only one point race so far in 2010, the current standings are the same as the opening day finish. Opening day winner Brian Defebo is expected to be racing in Pennsylvania most of the year, which paves the way for John Markovic, runner-up on May 1, to make a clean run at another title. Rick Zacharias is currently close behind Markovic, as he was most of 2009.

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