Lucky Eagle Casino & Hotel To Sponsor Outlaw Night
By Ben Deatherage
(Photo Courtesy of Fletcher Motorsports Photography)
Elma, Washington- This Labor Day on Monday September 2nd you definitely want to make plans to visit Grays Harbor Raceway. The fast and furious 3/8-mile oval will be hosting the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series for one night only and it will be brought to you by the fine folks of Lucky Eagle Casino & Hotel in nearby Rochester.
"Going to the races at GHR is one of the best things about summer,” stated Lindy Waring, Marketing Manager of Lucky Eagle Casino & Hotel, “a big part of what makes living in this area so much fun. Our guests and associates really enjoy attending the races and that's why Lucky Eagle Casino & Hotel is proud to support GHR again this year."
In 2012 the series completed their first event since 2008 and produced some memorable action. Sammy Swindell would earn his second career win at GHR holding off Craig Dollansky in the feature and leading all thirty laps. On top of his main event triumph Swindell managed to tie the all-time track record that was set by Dollansky in 2004 and was also was tied in 2007 by the efforts of Joey Saldana.
“It was so great to have the World of Outlaws back,” commented Nikki Gamell, General Manager of Grays Harbor Raceway, “the series was just as happy to be back after not being here for some time. We are all excited that the Lucky Eagle Casino & Hotel are back on board for this very special event.”
Located in Rochester the Lucky Eagle Casino & Hotel is a more rewarding experience. On hand are plenty of your favorite casino games including slots, poker, blackjack, and much more. Check out their excellent dining options including the Grand Buffet, Scatter Creek Grill, the Sidewalk Deli, and their Prime Rib & Steakhouse. The Lucky Eagle Casino & Hotel is the place to stay for business, leisure, or special events. With 171 rooms and suites including an indoor pool, spa, free Wi-Fi, and more. To see what entertainment they have on the event calendar or book your stay visit their website atwww.luckyeagle.com.
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. You can keep up on all the latest activity at www.graysharborraceway.com for the most-recent news and stories.
Past Grays Harbor Raceway World Of Outlaw Sprint Series Winners:
2012- Sammy Swindell on August 29th
2008- Kraig Kinser on September 1st
2007- Shane Stewart on August 27th
2005- Donny Schatz on August 27th
2004- Steve Kinser on August 28th
2003- Jason Meyers on August 23rd
2002 - Tim Shaffer on August 17th
2001 - Stevie Smith on August 18th
2000 - Mark Kinser on August 20th
1999 - Mark Kinser on August 21st
1998 - Steve Kinser on August 22rd
1997 - Sammy Swindell on August 23rd
1996 - Dave Blaney on August 24th