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Aug 29, 2016

Indoor Auto Racing Accelerates Back Into Boardwalk Hall on Friday, January 27 & Saturday, January 28, 2017

Tickets Go On Sale Thursday, September 1 Through Ticketmaster

Indoor Auto Racing is set to speed back into Boardwalk Hall for the 15th Annual Atlantic City Indoor Races on Friday, January 27, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 7 p.m. The two day event will wrap up the 2016-2017 Indoor Racing Championship Series fueled by VP Racing Fuel.

Tickets for this popular winter event start as low as $15 for Friday night and $20 for Saturday night for adults and $5 for children and will go on sale Thursday, September 1 at 10 a.m. Tickets will be available at the Boardwalk Box Office, online at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 1-800-736-1420. Groups of 10 or more will also receive special discounts. For information on group sales, call (609) 348-7023 or e-mail [email protected]

Friday night’s program will once again include the fan favorite, four 20 lap events for the TQ Midgets. Twenty cars will start each race, and the fastest driver from time trials will start in the seventh place in each race. At stake in these races will be eight spots in Saturday night’s prestigious 40 lap Gambler’s Classic TQ Midget feature. Drivers will have two ways to race their way into Saturday night’s main event. The four drivers that win Friday night’s events will automatically lock themselves into Saturday night’s race. In addition, the next four highest point earners from Friday will also lock themselves in Saturday’s main event.  With points being awarded based on finishing position in the races and their time trial position earlier in the day, every position will matter. The Slingshots and Sr. Champ Karts will also run qualifying events.

Saturday’s program will consist of heat races and last chance qualifiers for the TQ Midgets followed by feature events for the Slingshots and Champ Karts. The program ends with the traditional 40 lap TQ Midget feature event, where Anthony Sesely of Matawan, NJ became the first three time winner of the prestigious event.

For more information, visit www.aarn.com or call 609-888-3618 during normal business hours (9 am to 5 pm).

Boardwalk Hall and the Atlantic City Convention Center are owned and funded by the CRDA.

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About the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) www.njcrda.com and www.twitter.com/njcrda

The only agency of its kind nationwide, the CRDA has used Atlantic City casino reinvestments as a catalyst for meaningful, positive improvement in the lives of New Jersey residents.  Under the 2011 Tourism District Act, CRDA’s mission evolved from statewide projects to becoming the state’s key economic development agency for Atlantic City, resulting in nearly $1 billion in economic development and non-gaming attractions.  In total, CRDA has invested nearly $2 billion in more than 400 projects statewide since 1984.  CRDA responsibilities include land use regulation, clean and safe initiatives, tourism marketing, and ownership and oversight of the Atlantic City Convention Center and Boardwalk Hall.

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