Budweiser To Present ASCS-National Events At GHR
By Ben Deatherage
(Photo Courtesy of Jim Marshall)
Elma, Washington- Friday July 12th and Saturday the 13th will be some must see dates at Grays Harbor Raceway as the 3/8-mile clay oval will host the return of the American Sprint Car Series-National Tour and sponsoring the entire weekend will be our good friends at Budweiser. Not only will the best 360 Sprint drivers in the country will be at Elma but also the cars and stars of ASCS-Northwest Region.
The ASCS-Northwest Region is coming off a very busy stint of racing. The series participated in the seven races in nine days extravaganza known as Bully Dog Performance Speedweek Northwest presented by Contingency Connection. Roger Crockett is coming off his fourth Speedweek title and the defending ASCS-Northwest champion won four out of the seven events. Travis Rilat has two wins with the series already this year while Kyle Hirst and Cam Smith have one each.
There have been six races with five different winners when the ASCS-National Tour has visited GHR. Jason Johnson leads the win list with two triumphs, both of which occurred in 2010, and is joined by Roger Crockett, Travis Rilat, Shane Stewart, and Wayne Johnson as one-time winners.
The Northwest Wingless Tour will make their first trip to Grays Harbor this weekend as they have had six races with five different winners. Former champion Kyle Miller has the most feature victories with two while Kyle Mehner, Sterling Kane, Mitch Hoffsess, and defending champion Bill Winsley all have one.
Pit gates open at 2:30, front gates, 4:30, and racing starting at 6:30.Tickets prices for both days are $23.00 for Adults, $20.00 for Seniors/Juniors (13-18)/Military, $10.00 for Youths (6-12), and Children 5 and Under are FREE. Premium Seats are $30.00 and Family Passes (Two Adults and Up To Four Youths) are $55.00.
Two day passes will be offered for Adults ($42.00), Seniors/Juniors/Military ($38.00), Youths ($18.00), or spectators wishing to sit in Premium Seats ($55.00). Advanced tickets can be purchased at graysharborraceway.ticketforce.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 Cars. For more information visit www.graysharborraceway.com or call the brand new Northwest Tracks Hotline at (360)-699-RACE.