Grays Harbor Raceway Returns For Pepsi Night
By Ben Deatherage
(Photo Courtesy of Fletcher Motorsports Photography)
Elma, Washington- Grays Harbor Raceway is back in action this Saturday June 22nd for what will be another fantastic night of racing. The fine folks at Pepsi will be presenting the action this weekend at the always fast 3/8-mile clay oval. Classes in action will include the Northwest Extreme Sprints, USAC Ford Focus Midgets, Cut Rate Auto Parts Street Stocks, and Hornets.
The Northwest Extreme Sprints return to GHR for their second race of the 2013. Sammy Wright earned the victory the first time the class visited back on May 11th. In the USAC Ford Focus Midget division there has been two different winners in the first three races. Chase Goetz won the first two events while the latest race was won by defending champion Jared Peterson.
The man to beat lately in the Cut Rate Auto Parts Street Stocks is Jason Tole. Tole has started four races this season and has won all four of them. Jack Parshall is the only other winner this year picking up a win back in late April. In the Hornet classification cousins Chad and Brian Norton have two wins this season. Brian had won two straight going into last week but that streak came to end with Chad’s victory on Saturday. Jeff Daniel is the only other winner in the Hornets with a triumph he earned in April.
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.
Pepsi is once again the official soft beverage sponsor of the Grays Harbor Raceway courtesy of Harbor Pacific Bottling Inc. Known for their delicious beverages Pepsi has been leading the industry since 1903 as well as participating in humanitarian and philanthropic efforts for decades. For the latest information regarding Pepsi including contests, products, gear, or their legacy log on to www.pepsi.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.
Track: Grays Harbor Raceway
Date(s): Saturday June 22nd, 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
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 Midget Club, Jacknut Apparel, 104.7 KDUX FM, KIX 95.3 FM