Contributed by: ACT Staff
Coca-Cola Sponsors Labor Day Classic
Becomes Official Soft Drink of Thunder Road
Thunder Road International Speedbowl is proud to announce Coca-Cola as the new official soft drink of the ¼-mile speedway and the headlining sponsor for the prestigious Labor Day Classic. Thunder Road will now sell a variety of bottled Coke products in their concession stands.
The “Nation’s Site of Excitement” is thrilled to add the Coca-Cola name to one of its premier events on the schedule. This season will see the 36th running of the Coca-Cola Labor Day Classic 200, which has built a lot of history over the years.The inaugural Labor Day Classic event was held in the Speedbowl’s first season back in 1960. Norm Chaloux won that first event and he was soon joined by the biggest names in the track’s history. Roy “Pappy” Forsythe, Ronnie Marvin, Doug and Russ Ingerson, Larry Demar, Jean-Paul Cabana, Dave Dion, Beaver and Bobby Dragon and Robbie Crouch have all etched their names in the Labor Day Classic granite monument.