Harbor Classic Weekend Is Finally Here
By Ben Deatherage
(Photo Courtesy of Jim Marshall)
Elma, Washington- Well race fans the wait is just about over. The biggest and most diverse racing weekend in the state of Washington kicks off Saturday August 31st for three races in three nights at Gray Harbor Raceway for the Harbor Classic Weekend. The racing extravaganza will conclude on Monday September 2nd when the World of Outlaw Sprints return to the 3/8-mile oval. That’s three nights of excitement and three opportunities to feel the adrenaline of the best racing around.
Tickets for Saturday and Sunday will be 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.
Saturday night’s lineup will consist of the Northwest Extreme Late Model Series, Shipwreck Beads IMCA Modifieds, Cut Rate Auto Parts Street Stocks, and USAC Ford Focus Midgets. Sunday September 1st all four classes will be back along with the Northwest Extreme Winged Sprints.
As mentioned beforehand Monday September 2nd will be the return of “the greatest show on dirt” the World of Outlaw Sprints. This evening will be sponsored by the wonderful folks at Lucky Eagle Casino. Playing the role as support class will be the Northwest Extreme Winged Sprints. Tickets for this event are still on sale via the Grays Harbor Raceway website.
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.
Track: Grays Harbor Raceway
Location: 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma, WA, 98541
Track Contact: (360)-699-RACE
Sponsors: Budweiser, Bully Dog Performance, Cut Rate Auto Parts, Harbor Pacific Distributing, Hoosier Racing Tires, Lucky Eagle Casino and Hotel, The Contingency Connection, Lucas Oil Products, Our Community Credit Union, Pepsi, Shipwreck Beads, Whitney’s Auto Group, Elma Chamber of Commerce, Quinault Beach Resort and Casino, Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, Adamas Reality, Olympic Eagle Distributing, Midnight Cruisers Rod Fest, PNE Corporation, Push Rods, Q-Mart, Midnight Cruisers, Fosses Hot Rods & Cool Cars, Harrington Financial, I-5 Quarter ¼ Midget Club, Jacknut Apparel, 104.7 KDUX FM, KIX 95.3 FM, RockAuto.com