ALLENTOWN, Pa. – The Indoor Auto Racing Series fueled By VP Race Fuels will open its 2020 season at the PPL Center on Jan. 3-4.
Tickets for the fifth annual event will go on sale on Sept. 18 at the PPL Center box office. Tickets are also available at www.pplcenter.com or by calling 610-347-TIXX.
Once again two complete racing programs including qualifying and feature events will be held on back-to-back nights, headlined by the three-quarter midgets. They will be joined by the champ karts on Friday night’s card and the slingshots on Saturday.
Erick Rudolph of Ransomville, N.Y., one of the winningest dirt modified drivers during the 2019 outdoor season, is the defending Indoor Series champion.
Rudolph clinched the title by winning the 2019 series finale in Syracuse, N.Y.
Matt Janisch of Nazareth, Pa. became the first Leigh Valley resident to win a TQ midget race in Allentown last January during the Friday night program. Ryan Flores of Mooresville, N.C., the 2017 series champion, won Saturday’s main event.
The Friday doors open in Allentown at 6 p.m., with racing getting underway at 7:30 p.m. on Friday. On Saturday, the doors open at 5 p.m., with racing beginning at 7 p.m. sharp.
An on-track Fan Fest is available at no extra charge to ticket holders who chose the option when making their purchase.
The Indoor Auto Racing Series will return to the same four venues in 2020. After the two event opener in Allentown, Pa., the Concrete Series moves to Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 for the 18th annual NAPA Auto Parts Classic.
Tickets for the Boardwalk Classic went on sale Wednesday, Aug. 21.
The Concrete Series season finale follows on March 13-14, returning for a second year to the new Expo Center on the grounds of the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse, N.Y.
A special non-point event will be held on a banked clay oval. The third annual East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals will return to CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, N.J., with a new date.
The Trenton event, held the last two years in December, has been moved to Friday and Saturday, Feb. 21-22, featuring nearly 100 wingless 600cc sprints kicking up the clay.
Ticket launch dates for the Trenton, N.J. and Syracuse, N.Y. events will be announced at a later date.