USARacing Announces Pro Cup Series Event At Langley Speedway On May 23
Series PR Report
USARacing is proud to announce that it has solidified a venue for the May 23rd date on the Pro Cup Series schedule. The Series will run its third race of the 2009 season at Langley Speedway in Hampton , VA.
“We are so pleased to add Langley Speedway to our Pro Cup schedule,” said Jimmy Wilson, Vice President/Series Director. “Langley Speedway and this part of Virginia are very rich in racing heritage. Demographically it’s a great part of the country to position the Series. General Manager, Bill Mullis, has a great staff at Langley Speedway and a great facility for racing. It’s a perfect fit for Langley Speedway and the USARacing Pro Cup Series.”
The Pro Cup Series last competed at the .4-mile Langley Speedway back in May 1998 when then-Rookie Scott Wimmer took the win over Johnny Rumley in the 250 lap event.
“Langley Speedway is very grateful for the opportunity to be part of the 2009 USARacing Pro Cup Series,” said Bill Mullis, General Manager. “We’re very excited about the ability to bring this level of racing back to the ‘Grand Ol’ Dame of Racing’, Langley Speedway, and to the great fans here in Virginia .”
The Langley Speedway 250 Pro Cup Series race will take place over the Memorial Day holiday, Saturday, May 23rd at 7:00 p.m. For ticket information, go to www.langley-speedway.com or call the Speedway at 757-865-7223.
The addition of Langley Speedway to the Pro Cup Series schedule leaves only one date to be determined. USARacing officials are currently in negotiations with track officials for the July 4th date and anticipate an exciting announcement to be made in the very near future. Stay tuned!
The "new" Pro Cup kicked off their 2009 season at Concord (NC), but now will also race at Langley Speedway (VA). (51 Sports Photo)