David Smith, Jr.
Remaining Dates for 81 Speedway and Speedway’s Inc. Announced!
Park City, Kansas – August 3, 2017 - Speedway’s Inc. and 81 Speedway in Park City, Kansas has announced the balance of the 2017 race schedule with several special events dotting the agenda at four different venues as the season is winding its way down.
The tracks regular weekly divisions consisting of 360-ci sprint cars; modfiieds, AAA modified; rookie modified; Street stocks; Thumpers; Hornets; Cruisers and mod-lites will all see action on selected weekends beginning this coming Saturday night, August 5, with the regular weekly racing season concluding on Saturday, September 30, with heat races starting at 2:00 PM and year-end championship features at 7:00 PM.
For exact dates for each weekly division, please check the schedule page and the speedway’s website www.race81speedway.com.
A slew of special events at 81 Speedway are schedule, ranging from wing and non -wing sprint cars to World of Outlaw late models to United States Modified Touring Series modifieds and all-things National Championship Racing Association.
There will be three-straight nights of racing action at the speedway from August 18-20 featuring non-wing sprint cars. Crate late models, weekly racing action and USMTS.
The first special event scheduled is a Friday night (August 18) appearance for the annual “Freedom 40,” featuring the USAC Southwest non-wing sprinters. They will be joined on the race card by the NCRA crate late model division.
Then the first night of the annual “Wix Filters/Bumper to Bumper Auto Parts” night will take place on Saturday night (August 19) featuring the tracks weekly racing program consisting of 360-ci sprints, modifieds, AAA modifieds, rookie modifieds, mod-lites and thumpers.
For the fifth year in a row the USMTS “Hunt for the Casey’s Cup” make an appearance at the speedway to close out the weekend on Sunday night, August 20 with a special start time of 6:00 PM.
Labor Day weekend Saturday night (September 2) will see all four NCRA divisions on the racing card, consisting of the series sprint, modified, crate late model and mod-lite divisions.
The next special event slated for 81 Speedway will be on Sunday night, September 24, featuring the inaugural appearance by the WoO late model division with some of the top late model stars making their way to the track with a special start time of 6:00 PM.
It will be an “all sprint car” Saturday night, October 14, as the NCRA sprints will be joined by the Oklahoma-based Oil Capital Racing Series (OCRS) and the Kansas-based United Rebel Sprint Series (URSS). The same racing card back over Memorial Day weekend saw a total of 93 sprint cars pit side in an event fans still talk about today.
The 2017 track season will come to a conclusion on Thursday – Saturday night, November 2-4, with the running of the “Park City Classic” featuring the USMTS.
Speedway’s Inc., consisting of general manager C Ray Hall and the whole 81 Speedway crew, have leased three tracks for special events with the first slated for Monday night, September 11, at the Kansas State Fairgrounds in Hutchinson with a demo derby.
The crew will load up and head to Thunder Hill Speedway in Mayetta, Kansas on Saturday night, September 16, with the NCRA sprint cars, modified and crate late models on the agenda.
Speedway’s Inc. final out-of-town event will be the second annual “Final Four” featuring all four NCRA divisions at Salina (KS) Speedway on Saturday night, October 7. The series sprint car division will be joined by the Nebraska 360 Sprint Car Series.
Further questions pertaining to any and all events on the remaining 2017 81 Speedway and Speedway’s Inc. schedule can be answered by calling (316) 755-1781. Along with the tracks website listed above, you can also view the updated 2017 schedule and daily track updates on the tracks official facebook page: Race 81 Speedway.