Shangri-La II Announces 2014 Schedule
January 23, 2014
By Tom Cummings
Tioga Center, NY - Shangri-La II Motorspeedway is pleased to announce their schedule of competition for the 2014 racing season. The ASA member track, known as “The Concrete Castle” in Tioga Center, N.Y. will open with Mother’s Day Madness on Sunday, May 11. The traditional lid-lifter will have the pit gates opening at 12 Noon, Grandstand Gate opens and Hot Laps begin at 1:30 pm and the first green flag of the season will wave at 3:00 pm. Grandstand admission for the season opener is just $6.00. Four Cylinder Stocks, Sportsman Modifieds and the ultra-competitive Pudgies Pizza Street Stocks will see weekly racing action.There will be two pre-season practice sessions on May 3rd and May 10th. A third open practice session is scheduled on Saturday May 17th as teams prepare for the first of three Race of Champions Modified events on Sunday May 18th. The cost for the practice sessions is $15.00 for the Pits, and a Non-Perishable Pet Food item for the grandstands. The first Saturday night event of the season will take place on Saturday May 24th for Memorial Day Madness. It is a long holiday weekend, so there will be a Pit Party following the races. The first of two Drivers Appreciation nights will take place on Saturday May 31st. The teams will bring their cars out to the front stretch, and the fans will be allowed to come out on the track and see the cars up close and meet their favorite drivers as they prepare for “Cone Races” for their features that evening.
The Mid-State Vintage Stock Car Club will visit the facility on June 14th and Mid-Season Championship night will be held on June 28th. The second annual Shirley Zacharias Memorial Night will be held on Saturday July 12th. Sunday July 27th is the second of the three RoC Modified events. A first time event this year will be held on Saturday, August 2nd as the speedway will host “A Blast from the Past”. This night, Shangri-La II will welcome former competitors from the original Shangri-La/Tioga/Tioga Motorsports track. A special VIP section will be set up where the former stars will hold an autograph session as well as take in the racing action for the night.
The second Driver Appreciation night will take place on Family Fun Night August 16th. Fan Appreciation Night will be a “Pack The Track” night on Saturday, August 23rd featuring $ 5.00 Grandstand admission. Saturday, August 30th will be Season Championship night when the 2014 champions will be crowned and will conclude the 2014 regular competition. Shangri-La II will host the sixth annual Fall Brawl on September 26-28 as they close out their sixth season of competition. There will be three planned weeks off in 2014. The track will close for High School Graduation on Saturday, June 21st, The July 4th Holiday weekend on July 5th and for Watkins Glen weekend on August 9th. There will be special give-away nights announced in the future. The track is looking for race teams and/or sponsors for kids bicycle giveaways in 2014. The full schedule is posted on the track website: www.shangrila-2.com.
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