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Tuesday, 26 February 2019 08:55

Jason Simmons Racing ISMA Supermodified to Appear at Syracuse Motorsports Expo March 9 and 10

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The International Supermodified Association will again be present at this year’s Syracuse Motorsports Expo held at the New York State Fairgrounds on Saturday, March 9 and Sunday, March 10.

Schedules and information in regards to ISMA’s 2019 campaign will be available to fans and Jason Simmons Racing will also have their winged Supermodified on hand as part of the display.

The No. 98T Super was driven last season by rookie of the year, Tyler Thompson. In his first season racing with the tour, the 17 year old competed at four different circuits, including in the World Series at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park where he picked up his first career top five finish.

Thompson and car owner Jason Simmons plan to enter several ISMA events throughout the course of the upcoming season including at Monadnock Speedway on June 29, the Sandusky Speedway Hy-Miler on July 26 and 27, and more.

For 33 years, the Syracuse Motorsports Expo has annually kicked off race season in the Northeast. The 2019 edition of the show will be held in the Fairgrounds’ Center of Progress Building.

Admission to this year’s Motorsports Expo will be $13 for adults, $5 for kids 6-12 years of age, and FREE for children under the age of five. A two day pass is also available for $20. Expo hours will be 10am to 8pm on Saturday and 11am to 4pm on Sunday.

In addition to the Motorsports Expo, the 2019 Indoor Auto Racing Championship will come to a close at the same location on the same weekend. For the first time ever, the TQ Midgets will converge inside the new Exposition Center as part of the inaugural Syracuse Indoor Race. Racing will commence on Friday, March 8 and Saturday, March 9.

A handful of current and former ISMA Supermodified competitors are expected to be in the field including Thompson, Lou Cicconi, and Joey Payne.

To keep up with the latest news and information regarding the ISMA Supermodifieds, you can visit ISMA online at ISMASupers.com. Fans can also FOLLOW on Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat @ISMASupers or LIKE on Facebook at Facebook.com/ISMASupers.

ISMA’s first event of the 2019 season will be the Harvey Lennox Memorial at the Delaware Speedway in Ontario on Saturday, June 15.

About the International Supermodified Association: ISMA was founded in 1974 by multi-time Oswego Speedway champions Jim Shampine and Nolan Swift to ensure the future and longevity of Supermodified racing. Powered by their earth shaking 900 horsepower engines, the winged Supermodified is one of the fastest short track race cars in the world capable of reaching speeds up to 160mph. Through 45 seasons of operation, ISMA continues to be one of the most popular, well recognized touring series in short track racing. The organization has eleven events scheduled at nine different facilities this season that include stops in New York, New Hampshire, Ohio, Connecticut, and Ontario.

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