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Hickle Opens 2015 with STSS Win at Yakima
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
Hickle Opens 2015 with STSS Win at Yakima

Hickle Opens 2015 with STSS Win at...

4/5/2015 -
Yakima, WA – Sprint car racing has officially kicked off in the state of Washington in 2015, and after the dust settled on Saturday night, JJ Hickle stood triumphant in victory lane at Central Washington State Fair Raceway with
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
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Track Profile

Summer Thunder Sprint Series Coming this Weekend!

Summer Thunder Sprint Series Coming this Weekend!

6/4/2014
The Summer Thunder Sprint Series will kick off its second season and first race of 2014 THIS SATURDAY at Grays Harbor Raceway! After an early-season rain out at Skagit Speedway on May 3, drivers from Washington, Oregon and British Columbia are ready for battle as they take on the Grays Harbor oval. Everett, Washington's Jayme Barnes heads into the weekend fresh off of his May 31 win at Skagit Speedway, looking to take the early season advantage in the Summer Thunder Series. It won't be...more
Races Rained Out for may 25th

Races Rained Out for may 25th

5/25/2014
Sunday may 25th 3:00pm.The races have been rained out for tonight. See you next Saturday!!
Double Header this Weekend!

Double Header this Weekend!

5/22/2014
This Saturday and Sunday night will make up the first Double Header Weekend of 2014 at Grays Harbor Raceway with an abundance of racing action scheduled for the weekend! Join us Saturday night as the Shipwreck Beads Modifieds, Street Stocks, USAC Ignite Midgets and Outlaw Tuners hit the Grays Harbor clay. Craig Moore looks to carry his momentum from an early season Modifieds win at Skagit Speedway while his son Kyler is still thirsty for his first win at the track. Burlington, Washington's...more
GHR Season Opener is Postponed

GHR Season Opener is Postponed

5/9/2014
The Grays Harbor Raceway Season Opener has been postponed until next Saturday, May 17th. There has been a tremendous amount of rain over the past couple of days and more is predicted overnight and at times tomorrow. After conferring with the track crew, it was obvious that the chances of getting the track in good racing condition was unrealistic. "Having not run on the track at all this year, it is still very soft and the on and off rain is not helping the conditions. The forecast is showing...more
Renovation projects underway at Grays Harbor Raceway!

Renovation projects underway at Grays Harbor...

3/20/2014
Renovation projects underway at Grays Harbor Raceway! The ink is barely dry on the contract and the Funtime Promotions Team at Grays Harbor Raceway are at full speed! There are many renovation projects getting underway as the 2014 season quickly approaches. Danny Kirkpatrick and his K & B Excavating crew are busy reshaping the pit parking area. "The reshaping project will allow the pit parking area to drain and dry much quicker after a rain storm" said General Manager Steve Beitler, "The...more
Grays Harbor Modifieds Rules

Grays Harbor Modifieds Rules

2/4/2014
The Modified class at Grays Harbor Raceway and Skagit Speedway will continue with the same rules package that was established for the 2013 season. The phase in period is still in affect and will be followed as it was intended. "I believe it is in the best interest of the racers to not see another rules change after one year." Stated GHR promoter Steve Beitler, "I am working on a program to keep the cost of racing down. I don't want to see added expenses that would prevent new teams from...more
2014 Schedule, Rules and Meetings.

2014 Schedule, Rules and Meetings.

1/15/2014
The 2014 schedule and rules package for Grays Harbor Raceway is close to being completed. "There will not be any major rule changes for this season in any of the classes" said new speedway promoter Steve Beitler, "Our main focus right now is to get the schedule completed and to stay the course on the classes that have been racing at GHR". We will be scheduling meetings with the different classes in the next few weeks. As most of you know the late announcement of the awarding of the lease...more
FUNTIME PROMOTIONS AWARDED GRAYS HARBOR RACEWAY PROMOTION CONTRACT

FUNTIME PROMOTIONS AWARDED GRAYS HARBOR RACEWAY...

1/14/2014
Elma, WA) - The Grays Harbor County Commissioners have awarded the operations and promotions contract for Grays Harbor Raceway to Funtime Promotions of Burlington, Washington. Funtime Promotions is owned by Steve Beitler whose other interests include Skagit Speedway in Alger, WA. Over the last 12 years, Beitler has rebuilt Skagit Speedway into a nationally recognized auto racing facility with his aggressive plan of renovations to the physical grounds and ambitiously promoted big races. “Our...more
Swatzina, Parshall, And Ploeg Earn October GHR Victories

Swatzina, Parshall, And Ploeg Earn October GHR...

10/6/2013
Swatzina, Parshall, And Ploeg Earn October GHR Victories By Ben Deatherage (Photos Courtesy of Aaron Reed) Despite being out of action for the last few weeks Grays Harbor Raceway put on some great racing Saturday October 5th to close out the season. Classes that were in action for the final race of 2013 were the Northwest Extreme Winged Sprints, Cut Rate Auto Parts Street Stocks, and Hornets. In the Northwest Extreme Winged Sprint several teams showed up to the fifth ever race for the...more
October 5th To Be Last Chance To See Racing In 2013 At GHR

October 5th To Be Last Chance To See Racing In...

10/4/2013
October 5th To Be Last Chance To See Racing In 2013 At GHR By Ben Deatherage (Photo Courtesy of Malcolm White Photography) Elma, Washington- Just a friendly reminder to our wonderful race fans that there will be races this Saturday October 5th at Grays Harbor Raceway in Elma. This will be your last chance to see the heart stopping action on the 3/8-mile clay. It will be your last opportunity to see edge of your seat racing and have your breath be taken away lap after lap. Classes on the card...more
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