ADMISSION PRICES, BLANKET POLICY, VIP PARKING SET FOR “THE BIG SHOW 5”

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ADMISSION PRICES, BLANKET POLICY, VIP PARKING SET FOR “THE BIG SHOW 5”

SUSSEX, NJ (June 17)……..Spectator gates for The Big Show 5 presented by Recovery Sports Grill Malta, Super DIRTcar Modified Series race meet at Albany-Saratoga Speedway, Tuesday, July 9, will open at 4:00 PM. Fans are encouraged to come out early and enjoy the attractions. In addition to sampling all the refreshments available, several souvenir trailers offering a wide variety of racing-oriented items will be on site. There will be tables set up for fans to get autographs from top Super DIRTcar Modified Series and Albany-Saratoga Speedway drivers. The autograph session is scheduled for 5:00-6:00 PM.

So that fans may enjoy the Midway attractions, a Blanket Policy will be in effect. For each admission ticket, fans may designate a 24-inch section of the stands, reserving their seat. Because an overflow crowd is expected, fans are asked to cooperate with the space allotment.

The Big Show 5, for the Big-Block DIRTcar Modifieds, will include time trials, qualifying heat and consolation races, and the 100-lap feature race. The Big Show 5 will pay the winner at least $9,711 and with special awards money, considerably more.

The special Morris Ford-sponsored Dash for Cash featuring the top-five Super DIRTcar Series point leaders, the top-four Albany-Saratoga Speedway drivers, and a tenth driver to be selected by the fans. A $500 check awaits the winner of the Dash, with positions two through four also receiving checks

For the first time, The DIRTcar Pro Stock Series, also a traveling series, is the evening’s support division.

All seating is general admission and priced at $24.00; children under 12 $5.00. Pit passes for DIRTcar/Albany-Saratoga/Lebanon Valley members are $30.00; non-members $35.00. VIP Parking, which includes golf cart transportation to the ticket booths, is $5.00.

The Big Show 5 information is available online at www.bretthearn.com and also

www.albany-saratogaspeedway.com.

 

SPONSOR SUPPORT BUMPS “THE BIG SHOW 5” WINNER’S PURSE TO $9,711

SUSSEX, NJ (May 21)…..The winner of theTuesday, July 9 “The Big Show 5” 100-lap Super DIRTcar Modified Series race at Albany-Saratoga Speedway (Malta, New York) will take home $9,711 thanks to additional sponsor support from Sowle’s Trailer Repairs. The announcement was made today by event organizer champion race car driver Brett Hearn.

“We’re extremely pleased with the business community’s support of our race,” said Hearn, theall-time winner at Albany-Saratoga Speedway. “And we certainly thank Sowle’s Trailer Repairs for giving us the opportunity to raise the top prize money.”

Additional sponsor support for “The Big Show 5”includes Recovery Sports Grill sports-themed restaurants including the nearby Malta, New Yorklocation, Ferris Commercial Mowers, VP Racing Fuels, PRO FABrication, and Dover Brake. For the second consecu-tive year, theMorris Ford-sponsored Dash for Cash will give several drivers the chance to earn additional prize money.

Sowle’s Trailer Repairs is a division of Sowle Enterprises, located at 3956 State Highway 30A,Fultonville, New York 12072.

Brett Hearn is a champion professional race car driver with more than 825 feature race wins to his credit. He is the 2012 Eastern Motorsport Press Association Northeast Driver of the Year and was recently named Area Auto Racing News 50 Years Greatest Driver. Driven Marketing is Hearn’s team that promotes special motorsports events.

Business owners and managers—and even individuals—who want to get on board with The Big Show 5 should call Brett Hearn at 973-702-0819 during normal weekday hours.

 

 

VIP / MEDIA REQUEST FOR CREDENTIALS

****Deadline:  July 2, 2013****

ALL REQUESTS MUST BE MADE IN WRITING EVEN IF INDIVIDUALS HOLD A VALID 2013 DIRTcar / WRG PRESS or ALBANY-SARATOGA TRACK CARD.

  • Requests must be on company letterhead and e-mailed to:  bigshow5credentials@gmail.com
  • All media requests must be submitted by the supervising editor / publisher and indicate the medium represented, the specific assignment, area of access required, and coverage date.  Please include the e-mail address and / or phone number for the person requesting credentials.  Proof of coverage (tear sheets, video tape, audio tape, high resolution photo disk, etc.) is required from all outlets.   Event management reserves the right to use submitted material for future promotions.
  • Meeting credential requirements does not guarantee a credential will be issued.  Event management reserves the right to deny any request.
  • Sign-in will be at “The Big Show 5” VIP / Media window near the pit entrance.
  • Infield access will be limited and it is required photographers wear reflective vests.
  • Due to insurance and safety considerations, all credential passes are very limited and will be assigned at event management’s discretion.

Traditional Media: Media credentials will be issued only to recognized newspapers, news services, related trade publications, television / radio networks, web sites and local television / radio stations and must be requested by the editor or representative, sports editor or sports director. To be considered for credentials, the media outlet must meet the following minimum requirements:

  1. TV/Radio/Newspapers must serve regional markets or individual track market directly; one-time exceptions may be made for special interest subjects.
  2. Trade/industry publications must be a site “of record” for the sport, or provide coverage of events with a minimum of regular results coverage.
  3. Annual publications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Freelance:  All freelance media must be on assignment per guidelines above (see Traditional Media).

 



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