(12-12-22) The Celina-Mercer County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce Chase Briscoe driver of the Stewart Hass #14 on the NASCAR Cup Series and sprint car veteran Matt Westfall will be the featured guests of the 27th Annual Evening for Race Fans on Saturday, January 28th in St. Henry, Ohio.
Chase Briscoe, a 3rd generation racer whose career began on the dirt tracks in and around his home state of Indiana at the age of 13, followed in his grandfather’s and father’s footsteps racing sprint cars on the bullrings of the Midwest. His career highlights while working his way to the NASCAR Cup Series include a 2016 ARCA Championship, winning the 2018 NASCAR Truck Series race at Eldora, seven NASCAR Xfinity Series wins. He picked up his first NASCAR Cup win at Phoenix in March 2022, advanced to the “round of eight” in the NASCAR playoffs and finished ninth in the final standings.
Pleasant Hill, Ohio native and fan favorite, Matt Westfall, career accomplishments include: Track championships at Eldora Speedway and two time Boss Series Champion. In 2022, he earned six non-wing sprint car wins, finished 7th in the USAC National Sprint Car Series and 4th in the inaugural season of the Extreme Sprint Car Series. He also recorded two top five finishes in five starts with the USAC Silver Crown Series.
Race Fans will be entertained at this must see event as our guests will spend time on the stage with long time event Emcee and former Radio Voice of the Indy 500, Mike King, as they reflect on their careers, other competitors and the sport of auto racing. The evening includes an opportunity for autographs and a fantastic buffet dinner prepared by the staff at Romer’s Catering.
This event serves as a fundraiser with over $295,000 raised for the Chamber, EverHeart Hospice, and Community Health Professionals Hospice with the past 26 events.
Schedule of events:
▪ Autograph session with Chase Briscoe & Matt Westfall
▪ Buffet dinner
▪ Driver interviews conducted by Mike King
▪ Race memorabilia auction
Tickets must be purchased prior to the event by calling the Celina-Mercer County Chamber of Commerce at (419) 586-2219. Cost per ticket is $50; Visa & Master Card are accepted. Follow us on Facebook at “Chamber Race Night”.