Grays Harbor Raceway Anxious To Get Back To Racing
By Ben Deatherage
(Photo Courtesy of Jim Marshall)
Elma, Washington- Grays Harbor Raceway is looking to get past last week’s rain out and move forward with the 2013 campaign. An action packed card of racing will be on hand at the 3/8-mile clay oval for the Saturday May 4th date. Classes in action include the 360 Sprints, Shipwreck Beads IMCA Modifieds, and USAC Ford Focus Midgets.
“Saturday is going to be a great show,” commented Nikki Gamell, General Manager of Grays Harbor Raceway, “we hope everyone can make it out. We’re looking forward to another night of good racing at this facility.”
Defending track champion J.J. Hickle dominated the field in the first 360 Sprint feature to earn the victory back on April 20th. Scott Miller also was dominate in race one with the Shipwreck Beads IMCA Modifieds. Chase Goetz won the first USAC Ford Focus Midget event with a great late race move to earn the victory.
Saturday night’s admission is Adults $13.00, Senior (62+)/Juniors (13-18)/Military $10.00, Youths (6-12) $5.00, Youths (5 and Under) FREE, Family Pass (Two Adults and Up To Four Youths) $30.00, and Premium Seating $20.00. Pit gates open at 2:30, front gates, 4:30, and racing starting at 6:30.
The Grays Harbor Raceway is known for its high speeds and side by side racing as well as its large track size. Hosting racing action from April to October regular classes include 360 Sprints, IMCA Modifieds, USAC Ford Focus Midgets, Street Stocks, Hornets, and for the first time the Northwest Extreme Winged Sprint Car Series. Special events include visits by the World of Outlaw Sprint Car Series and American Sprint Car Series-Northwest Region. For more information www.graysharborraceway.com or call the brand new Northwest Tracks Hotline at (360)-699-RACE.
Track: Grays Harbor Raceway
Date(s): Saturday May 4th, 2013
Pit Gates- 2:30
Front Gates- 4:30
Pit Pass- $30.00
Seniors (62+)/Juniors (13-18)/Military- $10.00
Youths (6-12)- $5.00
Youths (5 and Under)- FREE
Premium Seating- $20.00
Family Pass (Two Adults And Up To Four Youths)- $30.00
Location: 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma, WA, 98541
Track Contact: (360)-699-RACE
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