Phantoms Return to Tough Triangle for Third Consecutive 12 months
Lehigh Valley, Pa. — For the third consecutive 12 months, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, proud AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, will hit the monitor as the first sponsor of NASCAR Collection rides throughout this weekend’s festivities at Pocono Raceway in Lengthy Pond, Pennsylvania.
The race weekend on the “Tough Triangle” will start on Friday, July 26, and culminate with the principle occasion — the Monster Vitality NASCAR Cup Collection Gander RV 400 — on Sunday, July 28, through which the Phantoms will sponsor the No. 27 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 pushed by Reed Sorenson. A day prior, on July 27, in the course of the NASCAR Gander Open air Truck Collection Gander RV 150, sixth-year skilled Josh Reaume will likely be behind the wheel of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms No. 33 Chevrolet Silverado.
Due to a continued partnership with Pat Cole and Elevated Efficiency, the Phantoms had been capable of join with veteran driver Reed Sorenson of Premium Motorsports to assist wheel the Phantoms No. 27 on Sunday. Sorenson is a 33-year-old native of Peachtree Metropolis, Georgia, and is in his 15th 12 months as knowledgeable driver. He has been behind the wheel for over 315 NASCAR Collection races and has picked up a number of profession wins within the NASCAR Xfinity Collection.
“I’m tremendous grateful for the partnership with Jim and Rob and the Lehigh Valley Phantoms household,” mentioned Pat Cole of Elevated Efficiency. “True character and integrity make up the values of the Brooks household imaginative and prescient and it’s embedded and will be felt all through the Phantoms household community. On behalf of Elevated Efficiency and it’s companions, we really recognize and are very thrilled for the revealing for this race weekend in Pocono. The Phantoms followers and all the NASCAR neighborhood are in for a deal with with our Reaume brothers 33 truck and Premium Motorsports 27 automotive this weekend which each carry the Phantoms and it’s companions paint scheme.”
No. 33 driver, Josh Reaume signing autographs for Phantoms followers on the 2019 Racing Evening.Reaume, who piloted the Phantoms No. 33 truck to a 19th-place end in the course of the 2018 race at Pocono, is a 28-year-old California native that was raised in Africa and along with his quick velocity on the monitor has earned him the nickname “The African Squirrel”. As an proprietor of Reaume Brothers Racing, Josh and the Phantoms have solid a stable partnership over the previous two years, which has expanded previous the racetrack and into the ice rink together with an look on the Phantoms Racing Evening at PPL Heart on January 25, 2019.
“Final 12 months was my first journey to the difficult triangle and I’m excited to get on the monitor and enhance on our outcomes from final 12 months,” Reaume mentioned. “Having had a chance to fulfill quite a lot of Phantoms followers final season at PPL Heart, I’m proud to characterize them once more. Actually, this has been essentially the most anticipated race of the season for me.”
The tandem of rides will characteristic the Phantoms iconic Orange and Black colour scheme with all black our bodies and fluorescent orange accents on each the numbers and Phantoms logos.
Along with the Phantoms major sponsorship, each Phantoms rides will characteristic a number of different native companions in the course of the weekend. Coming alongside for the trip will likely be Service Electrical Cable TV, Yocco’s Sizzling Canines, Spectra, Lehigh Valley Grand Prix, Molasses Creek Horse Farm, 99 Bottles and PPL Heart. The automotive and truck may also proudly characteristic the brand of the Philadelphia Flyers.
“Over the previous two years, now we have had the chance to mix two superb fan bases from two thrilling sports activities collectively,” mentioned Jim Brooks, Co-Proprietor of the Phantoms. “Each NASCAR and the game of hockey are enjoyable, thrilling and quick, so it’s simple to know why members of Phan Nation can so simply relate to racing followers when cheering on their favorites. We want the very best of luck to Josh and Reed, in addition to their respective groups, this weekend.”
“Not solely are we happy to be serving to out two of the drivers on this weekend’s races, however we’re thrilled to convey alongside a few of our native companions too,” mentioned Rob Brooks, Co-Proprietor of the Phantoms. “Pocono Raceway is an incredible asset to our neighborhood and to convey all of those native manufacturers collectively is really one thing particular.”
Throughout this previous season Phantoms ahead Greg Carey gained the AHL’s Hardest Shot Competitors on the 2019 AHL All-Star Traditional with a 100.four mile-per-hour shot. Whereas that’s quick, Carey might want to do some work to maintain up with the blazing speeds of the Phantoms NASCAR rides that attain speeds of close to 200 miles per hour!
The Phantoms lately introduced their 2019-20 regular-season schedule and simply 10 weeks after the Phantoms automobiles hit the monitor at Pocono Raceway, the gamers will hit the ice at PPL Heart for Opening Evening on Saturday, October 5 when the crew takes on the Windfall Bruins. Season tickets to the Phantoms, providing a variety of advantages, in addition to 21-Sport and 13-Sport plans and group ticket choices are all accessible now by calling 610-224-GOAL (4625) or visiting phantomshockey.com
As soon as once more the Phantoms could have a enjoyable and thrilling theme and promotions schedule for the upcoming season, which will likely be launched quickly. After the great success final season, we’re excited to announce the return of our Racing Evening promotion for the upcoming season on the weekend of January 17 and 18, 2020. Final 12 months’s Racing Evening featured appearances by each of 2018’s NASCAR Collection drivers, pit crew demonstrations by Elevated Efficiency and particular racing-themed-warm-up jerseys.
Phantoms Followers and Race Followers alike that need to watch the 2 occasions this weekend can discover each on nationwide tv on the next dates, instances and stations:
NASCAR Gander Open air Truck Collection Gander RV 150 – Saturday, July 27, at 1:00 p.m. – FOX
Monster Vitality NASCAR Cup Collection Gander RV 400 – Sunday, July 28, at three:00 p.m. – NBCSN
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