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NJMP set to attend Eastern Motorsport Press Association convention

NJMP press conference scheduled for  10:10 a.m., Saturday, January 3rd, 2015

MILLVILLE, N.J. – On Saturday, January 3rd, New Jersey Motorsports Park Manager of Communications Chris Banker will travel to King of Prussia, Pa. to participate in the 2015 Eastern Motorsport Press Association Convention at the Crown Plaza Hotel.

Joining notable tracks and sanctioning bodies such as Pocono Raceway, IndyCar, ARCA, and NASCAR, the Millville, NJ facility will hold a press conference previewing the 2015 season in the 160-seat Liberty Convention Center amphitheater, scheduled for 10:10 a.m. ET.

The full listing of Saturday’s EMPA media availability is as follows:

Saturday press conference schedule
8:15 – 9:15 am Breakfast
9:25 am – Welcome media Earl Krause/Dino Oberto
9:30 am – Kevin Heaney, Pocono Raceway
9:40 am – Kate Guerra, IndyCar
9:50 am – Gary Mondschein, Vintage Indy Car
10:00 am – Bill Gallagher, URC
10:10 am – Don Radebaugh, ARCA
10:20 am – Chris Banker, New Jersey Motorsports Park
10:30 am – Steve Barrick, Flemington Historical Society
10:40 am – Aaron Creed, Super Cup Stock Car Series
10:50 am – Len Sammons, Len Sammons Motorsports Productions
11:00 am – Doug Borger 600 XCEL Modified Series
11:10 am – Tom Southers, NASCAR
11:20 am – Chris Dolack, DIRT
11:30 am – Ken Squire, keynote speaker
12:00 – 1:00 pm – Lunch
1:10 pm – Deb Smith, ARDC
1:20 pm – Rick Yetter, legal issues in media (1 hour)
Subject to change

Released earlier this month, the 2015 New Jersey Motorsports Park schedule includes the return of the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, MotoAmerica (formerly AMA Pro Road Racing), American Historic Racing Motorcycle Association, and Trans-Am Championship. Also on the slate for next season, Formula Lites, North American Road Racing Association, Championship Cup Series, 24 Hours of LeMons, SCCA U.S. Majors Tour, ChumpCar World Series and ChampTruck World Series, and Formula Atlantic/F2000/F1600 Championships, among others.

The full season schedule along with tickets and race weekend information is available online at www.njmp.com.

Members of the media interested in attending the Eastern Motorsport Press Association convention are asked to contact Dino Oberto at dlmo@ptd.net.

For event tickets and more information, call 856-327-8000 or visit NJMP.com. You can also stay up to speed with New Jersey Motorsports Park by following on Twitter at @NJMP or becoming a fan on Facebook at Facebook.com/NewJerseyMotorsportsPark.

About the Eastern Motorsport Press Association

The Eastern Motorsport Press Association (EMPA) was founded in 1969 to foster a better understanding of the sport by gaining recognition for the motorsports press, improving working conditions, and by honoring deserving individuals who make contributions to the sport. Since being founded, the EMPA has grown from a handful of members to become one of the largest motorsports media organizations in the nation, more than 250 members. To accomplish its goals, the EMPA holds the only annual working convention featuring seminars, press conferences with outstanding competitors, sponsors, organizers and promoters.

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