Bridgeport’s TSRS 305 Poker Series Lands New Title Sponsor For 2016.
Bridgeport, NJ – Once again the drivers of the Hillborn Injection Tri-State Racesaver 305 Sprint Series will have something extra to ‘play’ for this upcoming race season as the popular ‘Poker Series’ races held at Bridgeport Speedway will return in 2016. The TSRS Sprint Car Series have Bridgeport inked on their schedule for 12 events throughout the ’16 campaign. Half of these events will count towards the ‘Poker Series’ championship. Rather than traditional points the Poker Series events reward the drivers with playing cards (Ace through 2). First place finishers receive an ‘Ace’, second place drivers earn a ‘King’, all the way down to the 13th position (2).
Bridgeport Speedway is proud to announce that ‘Tanner Brothers Dairy Farm’ has signed on to be the title sponsor for the unique six race format. Tanner Brothers is a family owned and operated farm market serving farm fresh produce and dairy products that is located in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The Tanner Brothers Dairy store has been in business since 1971. For 45 years they have been processing all dairy products on sight including their coveted milk and ice cream products. The Tanner Store also offers homegrown angus and beef for the meat lovers. Their market has become a staple in the lives of many Bucks County residents and continue the legacy and tradition of providing the best dairy and produce.
South Jersey wheelmen Bobby DeVault and Eddie Wagner both played their cards right in the first two years of the TSRS Poker Series, as they were crowned champions in ’14 and 15, while taking home a nice payday at the Bridgeport Speedway year-end banquet. The Poker Series pays out to the best three hands as well as the ‘worst’ hand in cash/product.
Tim Tanner Jr. of Tanner Bros. Dairy has finished runner-up in back to back seasons in the Poker Series. Tanner is no stranger to racing as his family has been involved in the racing community for more than three decades. “We’ve been wanting to help out with the Poker Series for a while now, and this year, we were finally able to do it,” Tanner explained. “Bridgeport is one of the best tracks we visit, if not the best and it only makes sense for us to be a part of a facility that’s doing things the right way. The track is usually in real good shape and I think our club puts on some great racing there,” offered the driver of the No. 18. “Honestly, we really do enjoy going to Bridgeport, especially when we get to go behind the grandstands and visit with all the fans be a part of all the activities that they do down there. We’re looking to have a good year and hopefully we can move up one more spot in 2016,” summed up Tanner.
The 305 Sprinters will see eight nights of Saturday action (4/30, 5/21, 6/4, 6/18, 7/9, 7/23, 8/13, and 8/27) while making four appearances (6/24, 8/5, 9/23, 11/11) on Friday evenings. The 5/21, 6/4, 6/18, 7/9, 7/23, and 8/27 dates wills serve as the six Poker Race events. The August 13th date should also be noted that this will be an Inter-Regional race drawing cars from the PASS and CSRA 305 Sprint Series. Bridgeport Speedway is still seeking additional sponsorship towards the six-race point fund. If you’d like to become a marketing partner please contact the speedway at 856-467-4408.
The TSRS Joe Grandinetti-led club can be contacted through their website at www.tsrs1.us. For more information on Tanner Bros. Dairy Farm you can visit their website atwww.tannerbrothersdairy.com. For all the latest news regarding Bridgeport Speedway please visit the track’s website at www.bpspeedway.com. You can also follow them on facebook, twitter, and snapchat.