October 27, 2016 at 10:13 PM


October 26, 2016 – In a season marked by significant growth both on the track and off, the NYPA Midget Association makes plans to both reward and recognize drivers and sponsors alike during the upcoming November 11th banquet at Buffalo’s Millennium Hotel.

With ongoing efforts to create a more exciting & fun series to be a part of the NYPA Midget Association has worked together with several organizations to come up with a contingency award to be given away at the upcoming banquet. “The future plan is for a robust contingency program for our racers” said Charlie DiRosa NYPA Series Director.    Introducing for the 2016 season, the Contingency Raffle! Drivers will be issued a ticket at the door that will be used to draw the winner. Driver must be present to win, and any drivers who competed in at least 2 NYPA Events during the 2016 season are eligible.

Contingency Raffle consists of either a Double Clutch Driver Website or Double Clutch Designed T-shirt Package up to a $800 value. Also included, is an X-Press Signs Race Wrap valued up to $450. A set of 250 custom Joe Grabianowski Photo Hero Cards valued at $150. A Bubbly Sponge 11×17 inch Poster featuring a team action shot of your choice valued at $75.

Presenting Sponsor Abbott Rd Pizza, will be providing the hardware for this season’s champion as well as our second and third place finishers respectively.That’s not all they’ll be providing, when looking back at the 2016 season NYPA leadership identified some drivers and teams that deserve recognition, Abbott Rd Pizza will be presenting these awards as well. Check out the list of this year’s award winners being honored at the Nov. 11th banquet.

Trophies for the NYPA Midget Association Champion, Dave Wollaber, 2nd Place: Erik Musto & 3rd Place, Vincent Christiano Jr will take center stage. The Special Awards that will be presented include; Rookie of the Year, Most Improved Driver, Hard Luck, Mechanical Achievement Award, Sportsmanship Award, Most Sportsmanlike Driver, Ambassador Award and The Lifetime Achievement Award. Double Clutch will be presenting all of the Feature Winners from the 2016 season with a modern art style framed picture recognizing them for their wins.

The NYPA Midget Association will also look to recognize their supporting sponsors. Great partners like Jerry Gradl Motors, The Bubbly Sponge, X-Press Sign Systems, Abbott Rd. Pizza and Double Clutch, have provided vital support for the growing NYPA Midget Association.

Join us for the Holland Speedway 2016 banquet and awards dinner on November 11, from 6 – 10pm at the Millennium Hotel. We will be recognizing the Holland Speedway Champion as well as our overall champion. The top 5 drivers will receive a ticket while additional tickets will be $40 each. Please reserve your ticket through Holland Speedway prior to November 1, 2016. Don’t miss the fun and excitement. 6pm cocktails, 7pm awards and 8pm dinner. Let’s clean up and have a good time, please no jeans or hats. We have some very special awards we will be announcing later this week stay tuned.

About: The NYPA Midget Association sanctions three-quarter midget racing in western New York and Pennsylvania. TQ midgets are known for high stakes, wheel to wheel, short track racing action and have thrilled crowds across the country for over fifty years. The NYPA Midget Association carries on that tradition of excitement at tracks like Holland Speedway, Lake Erie Speedway and Lancaster National Speedway. Check the NYPA Midget Association website www.NYPAMidgets.com for the schedule, points, and news. Find us on Facebook for up to date event information, photos, and more. Be sure to like and share with your friends.

About: Jerry Gradl Motors is a family owned and operated business since 1958. Proudly serving Western New York for over 52 years. All our Vehicles are Sold Serviced, Inspected, and Come With a Warranty.  Over 50% of our clientele are repeat and referral customers. We have the Best Reputation of Any Dealer in the Western New York Area.  Ask Around and Stop in Today!

 About: Bubbly Sponge: The Bubbly Sponge provides high quality window cleaning and pool maintenance in Buffalo, NY. If you need pressure washing or power washing for your home or business, we’ll make sure the only thing we leave behind is a beautiful, clean view from your windows.

 About: Abbott Rd Pizza is located on 1177 Abbott Rd. in south Buffalo. Call for pickup or delivery 716-826-2628! We believe that service should always be personal, and the ingredients should always be fresh! Our delicious pizzas in Buffalo, New York feature: unbleached, unbromated flour & the finest quality mozzarella cheese. NEW FLAVORS and NEW OWNERS AFTER 40 YEARS! After 40 years of serving fresh pizza in Buffalo, New York Abbott Rd Pizza has refreshed our commitment to quality, Abbott Rd. Pizza is the place you should come for: Great Pizza, Great Specials, Great Catering Services, and a Great Family Atmosphere!

About: Double Clutch Founded in 2003 as Seven O Motorsports Marketing, Double Clutch came about through the successful efforts of making Motorsports marketing programs memorable and measurable. Double Clutch designs, develops and builds Multi Platform Cross Vertical Fan Engagement Solutions that measure, modify and manage the marketer’s message.

Double Clutch is motorsports marketing 2.0!  No longer is it telling and selling, today it’s talking and sharing. We facilitate the conversation between fan and sponsor by helping race teams, race tracks, and racing series adopt and use motorsports marketing 2.0 tactics, tools, and technology. Additional information can be found on the Double Clutch website www.WinOnMonday.com