ACT Unveils International 500


BARRE, Vt. – American Canadian Tour officials have announced a major inaugural weekend event for the 2013 season.

The event will be known as the International 500. The landmark event will be run at Airborne Speedway in Plattsburgh, N.Y., on July 20-21.

The ‘500’ will be comprised of 300 laps for ACT Late Model Championship teams from throughout New England and Eastern Canada. The late-model portion of the ‘500’ will be run similarly to the famous Milk Bowl with three 100-lap segments.

Posted awards of more than $100,000 will include a 100-lap non-qualifier feature event.

The popular Airborne Modifieds will participate in the ‘500’ weekend, with two 50-lap combined segments. Rounding out the historic mid-summer event will be Plattsburgh’s own Renegade and Bomber divisions, Thunder Road’s Tiger Sportsmen, and the Quebec Sportsman Series will also be invited to attend.

More information regarding reserve ticket purchase and event schedule will be forthcoming in the next few weeks.