Published Work – KROC 2017
RacerX has always been a big supporter of the Kawasaki Race of Champions at Raceway Park. 2017 is no different as I provided some images and text for their Racerhead column.
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RacerX Racerhead #40
Posted at Lukaitis Photo are photos from the entire KROC 2017 weekend held at Raceway Park September 29-October 1. There are 2 separate galleries containing more than 1700 photos from the racing on Friday, Saturday and Sunday and another gallery from Friday night’s Whip Contest.
As always the images are in alphabetical order by the riders “last name” with all holeshot pictures labeled as “start.”
All images on Lukaitis Photo are keyworded by riders last name and have been since we began in 2005. By searching the site, you will be able to find all images ever taken under that keyword.
Images are available for purchase in print or digital forms for as low as $1.99 each. Please purchase the digital download if you are planning on using the image on your social media accounts.
Check out all of the images at the following link-
Raceway Park 2017 KROC Images Racing
Raceway Park 2017 KROC Images Whip Contest
Here is a recent press release I prepared announcing the Kawasaki Race of Champions at Raceway Park. It was published on several motocross and local media sites.
ENGLISHTOWN, N.J. – The motocross track at Old Bridge Township’s Raceway Park will once again host the Kawasaki Race of Champions this weekend. This year the facility celebrates the thirty-ninth annual edition with racing action taking place on both Saturday and Sunday.
Originally sponsored by the local Forsgate Country Club, motorcycle manufacturer Kawasaki became a sponsor a couple of years later and had remained true for the last thirty-plus years. The Kawasaki Race of Champions, known in the industry as KROC has been the site of many great battles and exciting action, and the 2015 event will be no exception. Many of the greatest riders in the sport of motocross, including the likes of Ricky Carmichael, Jeff Emig, James Stewart, and Ryan Villopoto, have turned laps at KROC.
The 2015 event begins on Friday, October 2, and continues through Sunday afternoon with a complete schedule of motocross racing action.
Friday, October 2
Gates open: 8:00 a.m.
Pay for practice: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Best whip contest: 5:00 p.m.
Only one inspiration presentation: 6:30 p.m.
Twelve o’clock wheelie contest: 7:00 p.m.
Gates close: 11:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 3
Gates open: 6:00 a.m.
Practice: 8:00 a.m.
Racing starts: 10:00 a.m.-Dusk
Entertainment/band: 7:00 p.m.
Gates close 10 p.m.
Sunday, October 4
Gates Open: 7:00 a.m.
Practice: 8:30 a.m.
Qualifiers: 10:45 a.m.
Opening Ceremonies: 12:40 p.m.
First Final Moto-Gate Drop: 12:45 p.m.
“We’re looking forward to a tremendous weekend of racing,” said Raceway Park Motocross track manager Rich Trevelise. “I’ve been here for all of the KROCs since the beginning, and the level of competition and track conditions this year will be among the best I’ve ever seen.
“Our staff has been working hard to make not only the racing portion of the weekend a success but the overall atmosphere as well. A whip and wheelie contest on Friday, live music Saturday, and Monster Energy Kawasaki racer Wil Hahn will be here on Sunday meeting the fans. All of these things add to the fun, not to mention all of the great vendors and sponsors signed up to help with the event. Our great local dealer sponsors—Mt. Holly Kawasaki, Pompton Sports Center, Town & Country Cycle Center, and Toms River Kawasaki—have combined to give away four brand new Kawasaki motorcycles as part of Sunday’s special events. Two thousand fifteen will certainly go down as one of the best KROC events.”
For more information on the Kawasaki Race of Champions or other events at Raceway Park, please visit www.racewaypark.com or call (732) 446-7800.
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