Red River Speedway 2016 season opener
Red River Speedway (RRS) near Wichita Falls, Texas will kick off the 2016 racing season with two days of open wheel racing at the 'Red River Roundup.' The two-day event will be held March 4th & 5th, and will feature the RRS RaceSaver Sprint Cars sanctioned through the newly formed Sprint Series of Oklahoma (SSO), the POWRi (Performance Open Wheel Racing Inc.) West Midget Series and the NOW (National Open Wheel) Series for three 600 CC micro sprint divisions.
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This will be the racers’ first crack at the Red River Speedway for all three series and an excellent field of cars is expected. All divisions will race a complete program of heat races, B- and A-features nightly, so race fans are in for two action-packed nights of racing, at just $15 a night for adult grandstand admission! Kids ages 6-11 are just $5 nightly, while ages 65+ and Active Military admission is $12 each night.
The pit area opens by 3 PM nightly, with the grandstands opening by 6 PM on Friday and 4 PM Saturday. Races are set to start at 8 PM on Friday and 6 PM Saturday. All pit passes for all ages are $30 nightly, but there are no entry fees due to RRS for any racing division.
RRS has offered a solid purse for RaceSaver Sprint Cars division $700 to win and $250 to start the feature on Friday and $1,000 to win and $250 to start on Saturday. Any Sprint Car non-qualifiers each night receive $100. The exciting Lucas Oil POWRi West Midget Series will compete each night for a minimum of $1,000 to win and $125 to start. Rounding out this massive triple-header event will be the first-ever appearance of the NOW 600 Series presented by MyRacePass.
For more details check out www.RRSpeedway.com
Information and graphics provided by the Red River Speedway, Carol Morrow, and Darrin Short