WEEDSPORT, NY – The sights, sounds and smells of racing season will officially hit Weedsport Speedway on Sunday, May 6 for The Port’s annual test and tune session, beginning at 2 p.m.
The day will also include another LIVE edition of Off Track TV, which will get fans up to speed on recent events in the dirt track world, while covering the action taking place during track testing. Stay tuned to www.weedsportspeedway.com and www.offtracktv.com for more information on this episode in the coming days.
The May 6 test and tune is available to all dirt track racing divisions, not just those competing during Weedsport’s 2018 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 May 6 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 as they get their first look at the new Weedsport Speedway clay.
The test and tune session will serve as a perfect setting to get settled back in and prepare for an exciting 2018 racing calendar that will get the green flag during the month of May.
The first racing action of the season will take place on Sunday, May 20 with the Ice Breaker 50 presented by WACK 1420am, featuring the DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds, the Spano Container Sportsman Shootout Series and the NY6A Microsprint Tour.
Racing will take the green flag at 6 p.m. on May 20 with adult general admission seating available for $20. Kids (11-17) seating is $8 with kids 10 and under free. Member pit admission will be $30 with non-member pricing set at $35.
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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 and the USAC National Sprint Cars, 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.