American Heroes Racing is very proud to be hosting a memorial race this Saturday at the New London Waterford Speedbowl in Connecticut.
This memorial race will be for US Army Staff Sergeant Ari R. Cullers, from Waterford, Connecticut, whom was killed in action on 30th October 2011 in Kandahar Province, when an enemy grenade exploded near him.
The Fort Drum, New York based soldier served with the 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 10th Mountain Division. He joined the Army in 2004 and served in Korea and Oklahoma before transferring to Fort Drum in 2008. This was his second combat deployment to Afghanistan, having served there from December 2008 to December 2009.
His military awards include the Army Commendation Medal, four Army Achievement Medals, the Meritorious Unit Commendation, three Afghanistan Campaign Medals, the NATO Medal, the Combat Action Badge, and the Driver and Mechanic Badge.
Staff Sgt. Cullers leaves behind his mother Robin Cornele and brother, Jacob Cullers USAF 2005-2009.
Ari’s mother and brother are employed at the New London Waterford Speedbowl.
NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Mr. Rooter 161 at the New London Waterford Speedbowl May 30th 2015. Features start at 7:00pm. Mr. Rooter 161 starts at 9:00pm.
American Heroes Racing would like to thank the following for making this happen, BRE Racing Inc- Owner Janice and VP Michael Boehler, Cape Cod Copper, NAPA of Ayers, Team Critical (Critical Signs & Critical Screenprinting), New London-Waterford Speedbowl- Owner Bruce Bemer and GM Shawn Monahan, Interstate Batteries of Cape Cod, Hamilton Market- Tom and Lynn Ivory, and Trackside Marketing.