NORTH EAST, PA – The Pennsylvania State Police will be presented at Lake Erie Speedway in North East, Pa., during Presque Isle Downs & Casino Race of Champion Weekend at the multi-million dollar 3/8-mile oval. The Pennsylvania State Police will be present in the midway to create and attract awareness to their Trooper programs in addition to potential recruitment. In addition to their presence in the midway the Pennsylvania State Police will sponsor the Four Cylinder race that will take place early Saturday and provide a squad car that will participate as a pace car for the Four Cylinder race and the 67th Annual Race of Champions 250.

“We are happy to welcome the Pennsylvania State Police to this event and welcome them as a partner with our Four Cylinder race at Lake Erie,” stated Joe Skotnicki, with the Race of Champions. “It is just an additional reflection into the recognition that this event is receiving, locally and throughout the region. We hope the Pennsylvania State Police are able to communicate their message to those who attend the event and create the awareness they are seeking.”

Since the inception of the Pennsylvania State Police in 1905, the Pennsylvania State Police have remained dedicated to serving the public. Their desire is to improve their ability to reach citizens by using technology to increase the speed, accuracy and availability of police and safety related information. The Department’s enlisted and civilian personnel are committed to providing world class service to our police partners and the citizens of the Commonwealth. The Pennsylvania State Police will accomplish this while remaining focused on their Core Purpose: To seek justice, preserve peace, and improve the quality of life for all. For more information visit;

The Four Cylinder division has been added to the weekend of events and will be the first to race on Saturday morning.

If you plan to attend the weekend and camp at the facility, spots are already being sold at the track for the designated camping areas. Tickets and camping spots for the Presque Isle Downs & Casino Race of Champions Weekend are available at the Lake Erie Speedway ticket office 814.725.3303.

Where: Lake Erie Speedway, North East, Pa.
When: Thursday, September 28; Friday, September 29 and Saturday, September 30.
Directions: The track is located just twenty minutes of East Erie, Pa., minutes from Interstate 90 and directly of Interstate 86 at 10700 Delmas Drive, North East, Pa., 16428
What: Presque Isle Downs & Casino Race of Champions Weekend; the 67th Annual Race of Champions 250
More Information: (Track Phone: 814.725.3303) /

The Race of Champions is a sanctioning body presenting Modified and Stock Car racing on asphalt and dirt surfaces throughout the Northeast, with events in New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The 67th annual Race of Champions weekend will take place in 2017 at Lake Erie Speedway in North East, Pennsylvania as part of Presque Isle Downs & Casino Race of Champions Weekend and is the second longest consecutive auto-racing event in North America, second only to the Indianapolis 500.

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