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MOTORSPORTS 2010 HEADS BACK TO ITS ROOTS
Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Gambler’s Classic Indoor Race Returning To Atlantic City
 
OAKS, PA  March 16, 2009 . . .  Motorsports 2010, the largest race car and trade show of  its type in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic region, will leave Atlantic  City, N.J., and take place at the new Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in  Oaks, Pa. next year.
 
 Show organizer Len Sammons has announced that the 25th anniversary  edition of the show, filling all 220,000 square feet of the Expo  Center, will open on Friday, January 22 and continue through Sunday,  January 24, 2010. The event, having attracted many of the major names  in the sport over the years will once again offer just about  everything imaginable in motorsports.
 
 Importantly, the Len Sammons Motorsports-produced Gambler’s Classic  Indoor Auto racing events will continue to take place at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall. Those very popular races, featuring the Three- Quarter (TQ) Midgets, will now follow the Motorsports show on the  calendar. The races will now be held one week later, on Friday and  Saturday nights, January 29 and 30, 2010.
 
 The new Expo Center in Oaks has gained rave reviews from show  operators and show attendees since opening just a short time ago. Expo Center  management is continuing to make improvements in the facility. More  than 4,000 free on-site parking spaces and increased floor space will  be available by the end of this summer, in plenty of time for  Motorsports 2010.
 
 “We are going full circle with the show,” said event organizer Len  Sammons. “When the Motorsports event was started 24 years ago, it was  located just five miles up the road from Oaks at the Valley Forge Convention Center. The first show filled less than 50,000 square feet  of space, but soon out grew the Valley Forge location. The show then  moved to the larger Fort Washington Convention Center, also in  Pennsylvania and a short distance away, until it was closed for  business development in 2006. The Motorsports show has been held the last three years at N.J.’s Atlantic City Convention Center.
 
 “Now,  the new building in Oaks has allowed us to return to our roots in the Philadelphia area, just in time for our 25th anniversary event!”
 
The show will return to a three-day format with exact hours of operation to be announced. Additional show information will be announced in the near future.
 
 “The news of the show moving back to an area it was held for 21 years  should created a lot of excitement,” Sammons said. “The change in venue featuring a  more central location should spirit tremendous interest from  exhibitors and attendees.”
 
 Exhibitors who participated in the 2009 show will have the first  chance to reserve their booth space location for the 25th annual show. The deadline for renewal reservations will be May 15th. An event brochure will be in the mail in the next two weeks to previous exhibitors. It will also be available at the event web-site, aarn.com or by calling  the show office at (609)-888-3618.
 
 Len Sammons Productions has also confirmed that after a very successful debut of indoor racing at the Dunkin’ Donuts Arena in Providence, R.I., a date is also being confirmed for a return to that venue. And, a third Indoor Auto Racing event is being considered. Additional information on any Len Sammons promoted events, including Motorsports 2010 and the indoor races, are available at aarn.com, by calling 609-888-3618, or by email at
motorsports@aarn.com.

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