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Summer Thunder Sprintcar Series Kicks Off Saturday
Rudeen Racing Brings NASCAR Driver Tayler Malsam to Yakima!
SpeedMart and Highline Performance Add to Summer Thunder Point Fund.. Now at $10,000!!
Washington Modified Tour
Youngquist Ready for Yakima Opener
Summer Thunder Sprintcar Series Kicks Off Saturday

Summer Thunder Sprintcar Series Kicks...

4/2/2015 -
Racing roars to life in the Yakima Valley as the Summer Thunder Sprintcar Series presented by Here 2 Wire and Finishline Graphics opens the 2015 season at the Yakima Fairgrounds Dirt Track on Saturday night April 4th. It will also
Rudeen Racing Brings NASCAR Driver Tayler Malsam to Yakima!

Rudeen Racing Brings NASCAR Driver...

4/1/2015 -
Excitement is coming to the Yakima Fairgrounds Dirt Track on Saturday night, April 4th as Nascar Camping World Truck driver Tayler Malsam has confirmed his entry with the Rudeen Racing #26 at the season opener for the Summer
SpeedMart and Highline Performance Add to Summer Thunder Point Fund.. Now at $10,000!!

SpeedMart and Highline Performance Add...

3/31/2015 -
The Summer Thunder Sprint Series has been growing since the day it went on the drawing board. This season the tour has added the Yakima Dirt Track to the schedule bringing the total of events to 12. Here 2 Wire and Finishline
Washington Modified Tour

Washington Modified Tour

3/27/2015 -
Funtime Promotions is pleased to announce the formation of the ‘Washington Modified Tour’. The 11 race series will compete at 3 Washington tracks from April through September. “The modifieds are the fastest growing class in the
Youngquist Ready for Yakima Opener

Youngquist Ready for Yakima Opener

3/19/2015 -
One of the bright shining young stars of the Northwest Sprint Car scene is amped up to kick off his 2015 race season with the Summer Thunder Sprint Car Series at the Yakima Fairgrounds Dirt Track on April 4th. Burlington, WA’s
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Summer Thunder Sprintcar Series Kicks Off Saturday

Summer Thunder Sprintcar Series Kicks Off Saturday

4/2/2015
Racing roars to life in the Yakima Valley as the Summer Thunder Sprintcar Series presented by Here 2 Wire and Finishline Graphics opens the 2015 season at the Yakima Fairgrounds Dirt Track on Saturday night April 4th. It will also mark the first event for the newly created Washington Modified Tour presented by Shipwreck Beads. Gates will open at 3pm with racing beginning at 5 and finishing by 8. Around 24 cars are anticipated to contest the first Summer Thunder Sprintcar Series event of 2015,...more
Rudeen Racing Brings NASCAR Driver Tayler Malsam to Yakima!

Rudeen Racing Brings NASCAR Driver Tayler Malsam...

4/1/2015
Excitement is coming to the Yakima Fairgrounds Dirt Track on Saturday night, April 4th as Nascar Camping World Truck driver Tayler Malsam has confirmed his entry with the Rudeen Racing #26 at the season opener for the Summer Thunder Sprintcar Series presented by Here 2 Wire and Finishline Graphics. Malsam will bring the potent Rudeen Racing #26 KPC Chassis powered by a Shark Racing Engine 360 to the big ½ mile at Yakima for the first time since 2008. “I’m really excited to run Yakima for the...more
SpeedMart and Highline Performance Add to Summer Thunder Point Fund.. Now at $10,000!!

SpeedMart and Highline Performance Add to Summer...

3/31/2015
The Summer Thunder Sprint Series has been growing since the day it went on the drawing board. This season the tour has added the Yakima Dirt Track to the schedule bringing the total of events to 12. Here 2 Wire and Finishline Graphics stepped up to sponsor the series and help build the point fund. Now add in the support from Highline Performance and Speedmart and the point fund has grown to $10,000! "SpeedMart is Proud to be a sponsor & supporter for the 2015 STSS. We are excited to add the...more
Washington Modified Tour

Washington Modified Tour

3/27/2015
Funtime Promotions is pleased to announce the formation of the ‘Washington Modified Tour’. The 11 race series will compete at 3 Washington tracks from April through September. “The modifieds are the fastest growing class in the state” said Funtime Promotions General Manager Steve Beitler, “Our group wanted to acknowledge the quality of the teams we have racing in the Northwest and give them a series that allows them to race at different tracks and not have to travel a long distance”. The...more
Youngquist Ready for Yakima Opener

Youngquist Ready for Yakima Opener

3/19/2015
One of the bright shining young stars of the Northwest Sprint Car scene is amped up to kick off his 2015 race season with the Summer Thunder Sprint Car Series at the Yakima Fairgrounds Dirt Track on April 4th. Burlington, WA’s Justin Youngquist will be making his first appearance at the big half mile in his XXX chassis powered by Shark Racing Engines at the kickoff for sprint cars in the Pacific Northwest in Yakima, WA presented by Here 2 Wire and Finishline Graphics. “After being so close to...more
Yakima Challenge Camping Info

Yakima Challenge Camping Info

3/17/2015
The Yakima Fairgrounds will offer overnight camping beginning Friday, April 3 through Saturday night, April 4. Each camping site includes power, water, and access to the fairground's shower facilities for just $25 per night! Before 5pm on Friday, April 3, overnighters are to check in to the fair office to collect their RV credential. After 5pm on Friday, fair personnel will collect from campers at their site. For more information, please call the Yakima Fairgrounds at 509-248-7160
Purses Increase for Yakima Sprint Cars and Modifieds!

Purses Increase for Yakima Sprint Cars and...

3/16/2015
The first race of the season at the Central Washington State Fair Grounds Dirt Track in Yakima is rapidly approaching and a few new sponsors have stepped up to increase the purses for both classes. T & C Auto Care and Tire from Richland has added some money to the modified purse. "I really like the Modifieds and it's great that we have a promoter that is bringing a first class operation to the Yakima track" said T&C owner Mike Coyner, "There are a lot of really good modifieds in the Northwest...more
Heath Ready to Defend Summer Thunder Sprint Series Title in 2015

Heath Ready to Defend Summer Thunder Sprint Series...

3/12/2015
Colton Heath is primed and ready to defend his Summer Thunder Sprint Car Series point championships aboard the LAW Motorsports #33 in 2015. The Marysville, WA driver will debut his brand new XXX Chassis powered by Shark Racing Engines at the Summer Thunder Sprintcar Series presented by Here 2 Wire and Finishline Graphics season opening event on Saturday April 4th at the Yakima Fairgrounds Dirt Track. “We’re really excited to get the lid lifted a little bit early on defending our titles in...more
Practice Night and The Finishline Graphics Chili Feed Kicks Off the Yakima Weekend!

Practice Night and The Finishline Graphics Chili...

2/17/2015
The inaugural Yakima Valley Sprint Car Challenge is just around the corner and the event continues to grow! A practice night has been added on Friday night April 3rd from 5:00pm - 8:00pm. Sprint cars and modifieds are welcome to come out and shake their cars down. "Yakima is a big fast track and it is important that the drivers get some seat time and the teams get a chance to fine tune the chassis and motors," said promoter Steve Beitler. "This will also give us a chance to shake down the...more
2015 Summer Thunder Schedule

2015 Summer Thunder Schedule

2/10/2015
2015 Summer Thunder Sprint Series Schedule: April 4: Yakima Dirt Track May 2: Skagit Speedway June 6: Grays Harbor Raceway June 25-26-27: Dirt Cup - Skagit Speedway - ASCS National Series July 3-4: Fred Brownfield Classic - Grays Harbor Raceway - ASCS National Series July 24-25: Summer Nationals Skagit Speedway September 3: Skagit Speedway September 6: Grays Harbor Raceway Follow the Summer Thunder Series on Twitter @ThunderSeries 'Like' the Summer Thunder Series on...more
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