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Stafford Speedway to host 2015 Legend Cars Asphalt Nationals Qualifier

2015-LEGEND-CARS-2(Stafford Springs, CT)—The 2015 season at Stafford Motor Speedway will mark the second season of weekly Legend Car competition around the track’s mini-mile. In addition Stafford Speedway Management is proud to announce that the Legend Cars feature during the season ending NAPA Auto Parts Fall Final Weekend on Oct. 3rd will serve as a Legends Car Asphalt Nationals Qualifier.

“It’s great to have a Legend Cars National Qualifier event at Stafford,” said Stafford Legend Cars promoter David Arute. “The Nationals is the biggest race of the year for the Legend Cars and our NAPA Fall Final Legend Cars feature event should see some exciting racing for the win. We’re looking forward to awarding the race winner a spot in the Legends Nationals race.”

2015-LEGEND-CARS-3The 2015 Legend Cars Asphalt Nationals will be held at Anderson Speedway in Anderson, South Carolina, November 12-14. The 3-day Legend Cars extravaganza will give competitors a final chance to accumulate points for the 2015 season to determine their final position in the INEX National Point Standings. Stafford Speedway was represented by two drivers from the Young Lion class at last year’s Asphalt Nationals at The Bullring in Las Vegas with Mike Christopher, Jr. finishing fourth and Joe Graf, Jr. finishing eleventh.

The Legend Cars division made a triumphant return to Stafford Speedway at the beginning of the 2014 season after a 20-year hiatus, Dana DiMatteo became the first ever Legend Cars Track Champion.   The Legend Cars had 6 different feature winners last season with only 11 total races on the schedule. The race for the championship went down to the final race of the season with Dana DiMatteo beating out his brother Cory to claim the championship. Both DiMatteo brothers return to competition this season along with feature winners Jordan LaMothe and Devin O’Connell.

dimatteo-legend-3The first Legend Cars feature of the 2015 season at Stafford Speedway will take place on April 25 as part of the 44th Annual NAPA Auto Parts Spring Sizzler on April 24-26. Tickets for the “Greatest Race in the History of Spring” are on sale now at the Speedway Box Office. Tickets are priced at $38.50 for adult general admission tickets, $5.00 for children ages 6-14, and children ages 5 and under are admitted free of charge when accompanied by an adult. Reserved seating is priced at $42.00 for all ages. As always, Stafford Motor Speedway offers free parking with overnight parking available. All tickets are good for both Saturday and Sunday admission. All ticket prices include 10% CT Admission Tax.

For more information on the 44th Annual NAPA Auto Parts Spring Sizzler, or to order tickets, contact the Stafford Motor Speedway track office at 860-684-2783 or visit us on the web at www.staffordspeedway.com.

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