Pilots Wanted For Driving Challenge

Published: December 17, 2018 07:41 pm EST

Miami Valley Raceway is still seeking top drivers from throughout North America for its third annual North America Drivers Championship.

The contest will feature up to 30 of the continent’s best reinsmen chasing $25,000 in prize money and the prestigious trophy. Doug McNair of Ontario and Trace Tetrick of Indiana captured the first two editions by each managing multiple victories on the third and final day.

Each driver will get a minimum of four drives on the opening two matinees on Sunday, January 6 and Monday, January 7 behind randomly drawn horses. The top 10 in the point standings after two days will advance to the championship showdown on Tuesday, January 7 which will feature eight head-to-head races and a fresh scorecard. Miami Valley will pay for hotel accommodations and Ohio Racing Commission licenses for out-of-state entrants and all drivers will receive commemorative hooded sweatshirts with the North America Drivers Championship logo.

Among the early entrants for the 2019 competition are (alphabetically): Simon Allard, Pat Berry, Dexter Dunn, Brady Galliers, Casey Leonard, Aaron Merriman, Bob McClure, Brett Miller, Lewayne Miller, Drew Monti, Dan Noble, Mike Oosting, Chris Page, Roger Plante, Trace Tetrick, Tyler Smith, Josh Sutton, Jimmy Whittemore and Sam Widger.

Any other drivers interested in participating are asked to email the Race Secretary for Miami Valley at: [email protected] or call him at 651-260-8250. Further Drivers Championship information and entry blanks can be found at miamivalleygaming.com and then hitting the 'Racing' and 'Horsemens Info' tabs.

The December 22 deadline for entering is Saturday of this week, so top drivers are asked to please act quickly.

(Miami Valley Raceway)

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