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LANCASTER, NY (June 8, 2017) – For the second year in a row The “Ol’ Boy Cup 60” Bill Colton Memorial Race of Champions Modified Series event at Lancaster National Speedway will be streamed live on The third annual edition of the 60-lap event for the mighty Modifieds is scheduled for Thursday, June 29 at 7 p.m.

The “Ol’ Boy Cup 60” is a part of Speed51’s Summer Thunder TV Series that will showcase 20 different short track racing events from across the country.

From’s press release:

From the beautiful scenery in Vermont in the North, to the Gulf Coast of Pensacola, Florida in the South, to the electrifying landscape of Meridian, Idaho in the West, and everything in between, Summer Thunder TV will allow race fans to witness short track racing events in 10 different states.


The Summer Thunder Series will showcase a variety of short track racing disciplines including Super Late Models, Pro Late Models, Outlaw Super Late Models, ACT-type Late Models, Tour-type Modifieds, Dirt Modifieds, Outlaw Karts and Supermodifieds.


“We have been wanting to provide an opportunity like this for race fans for quite some time,” said Bob Dillner, Executive Editor.  “Our goal is to cross-promote racing from all over the country and allow fans to experience short track events that they may not be able to witness otherwise.  After witnessing them on, our goal is that they will eventually plan a trip to experience these great events in person.”


All events will be streamed live on the Speed51 Network,’s subscription based video network.


Race fans will be able to subscribe to the network for $7.99 per month or $59.99 per year to receive access to watch all live broadcasts that make up the 2017 Summer Thunder Series on

Not only will this broadcast showcase the stars and cars of the Race of Champions series, it will also feature Lancaster’s own Advance Auto Parts Street Stocks, Roaming Buffalo 4-Cylinders and the NYPA TQ Midgets. It’s a rare opportunity for local Western New York racers to be seen on a national stage.

Last season fans watching and at Lancaster saw Patrick Emerling win the “Ol’ Boy Cup 60” over Daren Scherer and Mike Leaty.

Lancaster’s X-Press Signs Stock Car Series returns to action on Saturday, June 17 with the Joe Reilly Sportsman Summer Slam 75.

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