Riverhead Raceway Announcements

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This past week Riverhead Raceway co-chief stewards Mike Cappiello and Jim Maggio met with TS Haulers president Eddie Partridge to announce the tires that will be used on the Hoosier Racing Tires in 2008 at the quarter-mile oval. The 2008 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series opens Saturday evening, May 3, at the historic facility with a six-division program.?The NASCAR Modifieds will find no change in compounds from 2007 to 2008, as they will again run 25.5 X 13.0-15 Mod 490 on the left side. The right front will remain 27.0 X 13.0-15 Mod 490, while the right rear will be a 27.0 X 13.0-15 Mod 505.?The Late Model troops will find themselves on a new compound Hoosier for 2008 with left side tires to be 27.0/10.0-15 1030X, while on the right side it will be a 27.0/10.0-15 1040. Left and right side tires must be on the proper side of a Late Model.?For both the Chargers and Super Pro Trucks it will be an 8.0/26.5-15 950 on the left, while on the right it will be an 8.0/27.5-15 960 Hoosier. Left and right side tires must be on the proper side of the car or truck.?The Figure Eights will use an 8.0/27.5-15 980 Hoosier Tire from TS Haulers for all four tires.?The Blunderbusts will race a 26.5/7.0-15 790 on the left, while on the right it will be a 27.0/7.0-15 790. Another right rear tire is being considered, and if a change is made, it will be announced as soon as possible. For the Blunderbusts, left and right side tires must be on the proper side of the car.?In making the announcement, Cappiello and Maggio stated that anyone who still has Riverhead Raceway approved tires from 2007 will be given ample time to use those tires this coming season as a cost-saving measure.?For more information concerning Hoosier Tires, please call TS Haulers at 631-369-1265 and ask for Eddie, Stanley or Laura. For more information concerning Riverhead Raceway, please call 631-842-RACE or visit our website, www.riverheadraceway.com.?

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