By: BRIAN PAIGE
HOGANSBURG, NY – Frenchie’s Chevrolet will sponsor the Annual running of the Memorial Cup this Friday May 27th.
After a 2 year absence because of the Pandemic the drivers will be eager to see their name on the Cup. The first of 4 Goodleaf series races for the 358 Modifieds will take place along with Sportsman, Novice Sportsman, Pro Stocks, and Bandits.
The 40 lap affair for the 358 Modifieds will be a 40 Lap feature paying $2,500 to win.
The Memorial Cup began back in 1990 with Barry Poitras and Roger Lalonde sharing the honors as it was a Twin 25 lap event. This event is expected to bring many drivers from the area in hopes of placing their name along with local legends.
Currently, regulars Carey Terrance and Chris Raabe are tied with 3 wins a piece for the Memorial Cup. Chris Raabe is the defending Back to back Cup winner.
Pit gates open at 4pm and front gates open at 5pm. General Admission is $20, Kids 10 and under with a parent is $5 and seniors $15.
Pit Admission is $40 American without Dirt License and $37 with Dirt License American.
General Admission is $24 Canadian, $44 Canadian with a Dirt License and $48 without a Dirt License.
Hot laps to start at 6:45pm with heat races to follow.