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September 10, 2013

Sports shorts: September 10, 2013

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Forty-teams played Aug. 24-25 with more than $20,000 to benefit the FitzPatrick Cancer Center. More than 100 local companies and individuals contributed to the success of this year’s effort.

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Mohawk plans weekend doubleheader

AKWESASNE — One of the biggest events of the 2013 racing season will take place this weekend, as Mohawk International Raceway, along with Twin Leaf, present a DIRTcar and Go Nuclear Late Model Series Weekend Doubleheader Friday and Saturday night. All four major DIRTcar touring divisions will be on hand throughout the weekend.

Friday night’s program will feature the 358 Modified DIRTcar Series race, along with a Mr. DIRTcar Pro Stock event, as well as the Go Nuclear Late Model Series with a non-points event with the top two Late Model finishers earning a guaranteed starting spot into Saturday night’s Richard Tenace Memorial event.

The following night will be another big night at MIR, as the Big Block Modified Super DIRTcar Series comes to town, along with the next round of the Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Series. In addition, the Go Nuclear Late Model Series returns once again for the 1st Annual Richard Tenace Memorial event, paying $1500 to win.

Friday night’s general admission prices are $30 for adults, $25 for students and seniors and $15 for children 12 and under. Pit Admission is $35 for members and $40 for non-members. Pit Gates and Grandstand area will open at 4pm, with Hot Laps beginning at 6pm. Time Trials for 358 Modified Series and Pro Stock Series will begin at 6:45 p.m. followed by heat races at approximately 7:15 p.m.

Saturday night’s general admission is $35 for adults, $30 for students and seniors and $15 for children 12 and under. Pit admission is $40 for members and $45 for non-members. Pit Gates and Grandstand area will open at 2:30 p.m, with Hot Laps beginning at 5 p.m. Time trials for Big Block Modifieds and Sportsman are slated for 5:45 p.m. with heat race action set to begin at approximately 6:30 p.m.

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