Can Am Motorsports Rewards 2013 Competitors at Annual Awards
Banquet; More Than $10000 Handed Out in Cash & Prizes
Craig Revelle – Finish Line Web Design
the 2014 season is just over a month away, Chapman’s Can Am
Motorsports Park had some unfinished business remaining from
2013, as they honored their champions and top finishers at the
annual awards banquet at the Ramada Inn on Arsenal St. in
Watertown, New York. More than $10,000 in cash and point fund
money was handed out during the evening to racers thanks to the
generous Can Am sponsors.
really have to thank our great sponsors for all of their help in
contributing to the point fund”, says track owner Tiger
Chapman. “Norm Dunn of Number One Speed was instrumental in
getting a lot of the bonus cash from selling tires in 2013
racing season that was handed out tonight, and he and Tiger
donated several items themselves”. A tower room was given away
a $1,200 value, a season pit pass, along with a drum of VP
Racing Fuels was given away.
addition to the awards being given out, track General Manager
Chip Burdick addressed the approximately 150 banquet attendees
and discussed changes for the upcoming season. They announced
that the regular weekly Sportsman purse will now be $600 to win,
and they will increase the payout throughout the field with $100
to start each Sportsman Modified feature in 2014. $500 has been
added to the overall weekly Sportsman purse.
listened to the fans and racers and have adjusted the purses.
The bigger paying races are less to win in 2014 but the extra
money is being put in the middle and back of the purses”, says
will be an increase in the Pro Street as well”.
the 2014 racing season along with a good point fund money and
tire money, every driver in each of the different divisions that
qualify for point fund money at the end of the 2014 racing
season will be in a drawing to win a free season pit passes for
the following season.
also addressed the crowd, saying that Can Am will work with
Brewerton and Fulton Speedway and will increase tech during the
2014 season and beyond. Crate motors will be teched, and winning
motors could be subject to dyno testing at the Gypsum Racing
shop if deemed necessary.
was also announced that the Friday, July 18thevents
will consist of the first annual Sara Martin Memorial Race.
Several Pro Street Drivers donated their point fund earnings to
the event and plans are already in the works to make this a very
lucrative event for the Pro Street racers in honor of Sara
Martin, wife of competitor Rob Martin.
sure to visit the Can Am Motorsports booth at the Gater
Motorsports Expo at the New York State Fairgrounds this weekend
as the 2014 schedule will be available.
The 1st annual Thunder in the 1000 Islands Car
Show at the Clayton Recreation Park Arena will be March 22nd
and March 23rd.
more information regarding the 2014 racing season at Chapman's
Can-Am Motorsports Park, including sponsorship and ticket
information please visit our website at www.canammotorsports.com
or contact the track office at (315) 778- 3407.
CAN-AM MOTORSPORTS PARK
Awards Banquet - Congratulations to our Champions