AZTEC, N.M. (Aug. 26) – Racing is the second most important aspect of the Witten’s Warriors Stock Car Shootout special at Aztec Speedway this Saturday, Aug. 31 and Sunday, Sept. 1.
The event is a fundraiser for the Carrie Tingley Hospital Foundation in Albuquerque and helps raise awareness about cerebral palsy. Witten’s Warriors T-shirts, sweatshirts, hats and other souvenirs will be sold at the track both days.
Features for the IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modifieds will be held both nights, each paying $1,000 to win. Both Modified features are qualifiers for the 2014 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot.
Saturday’s Stock Car winner gets a $300 product certificate from Sybesma Graphics. The Stock Car winner on Sunday gets a set of EQ cylinder heads from J & J Engine and Machine.
Hard chargers in each Stock Car feature earn $200. Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center Southern SportMods complete the two shows; the Stock Car and Modified portions of the program will be draw/redraw.
Gates open at 4 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 5 p.m. Hot laps are at 7 p.m. with racing to follow.
Pit passes are $30; the $15 entry fee for Stock Cars will be waived for any drivers towing 300 miles or more.
Grandstand admission is $20 for adults, $18 for military personnel and seniors, $15 for youth ages 6-14 and free for five and under.
A barbecue in the pit area begins at 5 p.m. on Saturday.