For further information contact Cindy Walker at: (607) 796-2168 or or Frank Spena Jr. at


The Event: The Box Stock Bat Challenge

The Venue: The 14 turn, 48' Buck Track Banzai Road Course located at Pocket Rocket Raceway, Grand Central Ave., Horseheads, NY.

The Cars: Johnny Lightning Tuff-Ones chassis mounted with Batmobiles.

The Time: Saturday May 28. Pre-race festivities begin at 5, qualifying at 5:30.

Entry Fee: $10.00 to compete; free to spectate.

Event History: The Bat Challenge is the latest in a line of Box Stock races held at PRR. This will be the first time that Batmobile bodies will be used. Larry Weaver has won each of the past four box stock races, (Holy dominance, Batman!) one for '55 Chevys and three for Willys coupes.

The Prize: All four Batmobiles will be given to the winner.

Provisional Entry List
Driver, Home Town - Entrant

Mark Burdick, Mansfield, PA - Self

John Durbin, Moravia, NY - Self

Matt Metcalf, Corning, NY - Mathew Metcalf Racing

Patrick Nevius, Moravia, NY - Kanga Kars

Jeff "Hoss" Phoenix, Solvay, NY - Self

Scott Udave, Buffalo, NY - Self

Scott Walker, Horseheads, NY - Pocket Rocket Raceway

Larry "Lawrence Of Moravia" Weaver, Moravia, NY - Kanga Kars

Mark Webster, Camillus, NY - Self

The Bat Challenge will feature four JL Tuff-Ones chassis and four Aurora Russkit controllers, all supplied by Pocket Rocket Raceway. Each car and controller will remain in its lane for the entire event while each driver will have equal time with each car and controller. Larry Weaver is the heavy favorite. Weaver's biggest challengers will most likely be Mark Burdick, John Durbin, Scott Udave, Scott Walker and Mark Webster.

Pocket Rocket Raceway
2117 Grand Central Ave.
Horseheads, NY 14845
Phone: (607) 796-2168
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