Weedsport Speedway Roars to Life April 30 with Open Practice Session

WEEDSPORT, NY – In just under two weeks Weedsport Speedway will roar to life for the first time this season with an open practice session scheduled for Sunday, April 30 at 2 p.m.
The open practice is available to all dirt track racing divisions, not just those competing during Weedsport’s 2017 calendar of events, as long as cars meet the minimum safety requirements.

Raceceiver radios will be recommended.

Pit and grandstand gates will open at noon on April 30 with grandstand admission free to spectators.

Pit admission will be set at $20 for the day.

Concession stands will be open for the afternoon for fans to enjoy while watching cars in action.

The open practice session will serve as a perfect setting to get settled back in and prepare for an exciting 2017 racing calendar that will get the green flag during the month of May.
Weedsport Speedway will officially open the 2017 season with a double header on May 21 and May 22.

The opening double header will begin with the ‘Empire State Challenge’ on Sunday, May 21 featuring the Craftsman World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series and the Sportsman Shootout Series.

Racing will continue on Monday, May 22 with ‘Big Block Monday’ presented by Big Dog Country 103.5 FM featuring the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds and the Sportsman Shootout Series.

Racing will take the green flag each night at 7 p.m. with tickets currently on sale at www.weedsportspeedway.com through the ShowClix application on the right hand side of the homepage.

Those interested in marketing opportunities or VIP hospitality suites for the 2017 season are encouraged to reach out to Tana Robinson at (315) 834-3067 or tana@weedsportspeedway.com.

For a full 2017 schedule and Weedsport Speedway information be sure to visit online at www.weedsportspeedway.com. Fans can also FOLLOW on Twitter @WeedsportSpdwy and LIKE on Facebook at www.facebook.com/weedsportspeedway.

About Weedsport Speedway: Purchased in 2013 by Al Heinke, Weedsport Speedway has returned to a real racers track, providing a complete venue for racers, their families and friends, and for the fans looking for motorsports entertainment. Officially opened for the first time on July 24, 1955 – the Weedsport Speedway 3/8 mile dirt oval has produced a legendary list of drivers and champions including Will Cagle, Danny Johnson, Bob McCreadie, Alan Johnson, Jack Johnson, and Dave Lape to name a few. Today the facility welcomes the best of the best in dirt short track racing from the Craftsman World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series to the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds along with the DIRTcar 358-Modifieds, Sportsman, Pro Stocks, and more. While racing entertainment is the focal point, Weedsport Speedway has gone the extra mile in welcoming Weedsport Productions, which brings the facility full circle with a dedicated digital entertainment team for web, television, and on site screen usage.