posted February 16, 2001 08:17 PM
OCEAN COUNTY MALL RACE CAR EXPO SET FOR MARCH 9 - 11
TOMS RIVER, N.J. ~ Wall Stadium's professional auto racers are busy putting
finishing touches on their race cars. The reason for their early drive to
finish the preparations for the 2001 season is the tenth annual Neptune
Research and Development/Ocean County Mall Race Car Expo. The three-day event
runs from Friday, March 9, through Sunday, March 11.
Many of the best cars and drivers from the Coors Light/NAPA Auto Parts
Racing Series, will fill the Ocean County Mall in Toms River, New Jersey
during regular mall hours for the 10th annual Expo. Racing collectible
venders will also be an important part of the show for the eighth straight
Some of the speedway's most successful race teams will also be at center
court and throughout the mall as they display their entries for the 2001
racing series. Manahawkin's Dave Michel, the defending Neptune Research and
Development Modified driving champion, is working hard to be present with his
No. 60 in center court, as is 2001 Pro Stock driving champion Rob Williams of
Farmingdale. Monmouth Truck Equipment Truck Series co-Champion Tim Buckley
and Weiss' Boots & Apparel Legend Cars champ Tim Henry have also been invited
for center court spots. In addition, the Garage Door Express Street Stock and
Neptune Research Three-Quarter Midget divisions will be well represented.
As always, the beautifully restored stock cars of the Garden State
Vintage Stock Car Club will be a major attraction of the show
In all, over 40 racing vehicles will be on display
For the ninth straight year another big attraction of the Race Car Expo
will be an auto racing collectibles section. Venders, offering everything
from souvenirs to scale model die cast race cars to trading cards to wardrobe
items, are expected to be on hand all three days. The collectibles venders
will be located in their own "Collectibles Corner" which will be at the
center of activity at center court.
A limited number of both vendor and race car spaces still remain. Those
wishing to occupy those spots should make arrangements immediately.
For information on the Ocean County Mall Race Car Expo call Jeff Gravatt
Motorsports Promotions at 732-458-7794 or visit the Wall Stadium website at www.wallstadium.com. The Ocean County Mall, which is open seven days a week,
is located on Hooper Avenue in Toms River, N.J. Mall hours for Friday and
Saturday are 10:00 a.m. until 9:30 p.m., while Sunday hours are 11:00 a.m.
until 6:00 p.m.