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Racing and Donation Highlight This Weekend at 81 Speedway!
Two big nights of racing will place at 81 Speedway in Park City this coming Memorial Day weekend along with a relief fund for victims from Monday evening’s tornado in Moore, Oklahoma. There will also be a chance for a couple of fans who donate items to win prize packages for upcoming race events promoted by Speedway’s Inc.
The Memorial Day weekend of racing at the speedway will get underway on Saturday night featuring the National Championship Racing Association’s modified division. Former series champion Brian Franz will lead the open wheelers to race number two on the 2013 season and is the current point leader. Marc Hurd, Dan Powers, Darren Moses, Josh Lanterman and Kenny Sweet are just a few of the over thirty drivers expected to compete for the $1000 first place prize.
Other divisions that will be competing will be the tracks weekly divisions of hobby stocks, street stocks and thumpers.
Then on Sunday night the gladiators of the NCRA late model division will make an appearance and will be the second straight night of racing for the tour as they will have competed in McCool Junction, Nebraska the previous night. Also running will be the NCRA southern sport modifieds and their second race of the season. Close to twenty late models and thirty sport mods are expected.
The tracks weekly divisions of hornets and youth hornets will also be in competition.
If you would like to help the Red Cross help the tornado victims down in Moore, Oklahoma, a truck will be on hand, courtesy of Credit King Auto sales to fill up with donations. Items needed are the following: bottled water, non-perishable food items, baby formula and diapers, pet food, flash lights, work gloves, clothes and undergarments, etc. Anything you can think of as those victims have nothing and now is your chance to help.
For those who do donate, 81 Speedway and NCRA have teamed up with to give fans a chance at winning two prize packages each night. They include; A set of four (4) tickets to the tracks NCRA Fathers day Special featuring the series modified and 360-ci sprint car divisions on Sunday night, June 16th and a set of four (4) to BOTH days of the Hutchinson Grand Nationals in Hutchinson on Friday and Saturday night, July 12-13th.
Racing action on Saturday night gets underway at 7:00 PM and a special start time of 6:00 PM on Sunday night. Grandstand tickets both nights are just $10.