June 22, 2014
by Tom Cummings
Saturday July 5th, Midstate Basement Authorities will present the Independence Day Special at Shangri-La II Motorspeedway in Tioga Center, N.Y. The Street Stocks, Sportsman, 4 Cylinder Stocks and INEX Legends Cars will all be in action.
The Street Stocks will run a 25 lap feature with $1,000 going to the winner courtesy of Midstate Basement Authorities. The Street Stocks will be legal for this event if they are legal under Shangri-La II, Chemung, RoC or Big 10 Series rules. Sportsman Modifieds will run a 25 lap feature following Shangri-La II or RoC rules. Four Cylinder Stock Teams will run a 10 lap event with Front Wheel Drive and Rear Wheel Drive cars competing together for the remainder of 2014. There will be a Front Wheel Drive and a Rear wheel driver crowned each week. The INEX Legends cars will be making their first start at The Concrete Castle since September 2012 in a 15 lap event.
There will be a FREE Post Race Pig Roast/Pit Party open to fans and competitors. A huge Fireworks display will cap off the night as the track celebrates its 6th anniversary of operation. A special Honor/Tribute to the late engine builder, Gail Clark will take place prior to the start of racing action.
Grandstand Admission is $10.00 for ages 16 and above. Under age 16 are admitted Free. Fans bringing back their wristbands from June 21st will receive a $2.00 discount on their grandstand admission price.
Pit Gate Opens at 4:30 pm. Grandstand Gate Opens and Hotlaps begin at 5:30 pm. Race Time is 7:00 pm.
There is always plenty of free camping at “The Concrete Castle”.