ABILENE, Texas – Abilene Speedway opens the 2014 race season with its traditional Ice Breaker special, as four IMCA sanctioned divisions take to the track Friday through Sunday, Feb. 21-23.
Feature events are on the program each night for the IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modifieds, Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center Southern SportMods, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks.
Top prize for Modifieds each night is $700. SportMods run for $600 to win, Stock Cars for $400 to win and Hobby Stocks for $250.
All applicable IMCA points, including track points, will be awarded for each draw/redraw show. Home region points will be awarded to Modified, Stock and Hobby drivers; Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods can race but not for points.
Pit gates open at 4 p.m. hot laps are from 5:30-6:30 p.m. and racing starts at 7:30 p.m. on Friday.
The pits open at 3 p.m., hot laps are from 5-6 p.m. and racing is at 7 p.m. Saturday.
On Sunday, church services at the track are at 10 a.m., pit gates open at 11 a.m., hot laps are from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and racing gets underway at 1 p.m.
Spectator admission is $12 for adults and $5 for kids ages 6-12, with five and under free. Pit passes are $25 each night.
Overnight accommodations are available at America’s Best Inn & Suites, 325 795-8888; Motel 6, 325 672-8462; or the Whitten Inn, 800 880-7666. Callers should request racers’ rates.
Gates open at 11 a.m. and practice is from noon-4 p.m. Sundays Feb. 9 and 16. Gates open at 5 p.m. and an open practice runs from 6-10 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 20.
More information about the Ice Breaker, presented by Smiley’s Racing Products, Showtime Signs & Designs and NAPA Auto Parts, can be directed to promoter Rob Poor at 325 725-3849 or 325 692-8800.
Additional information is also posted on the www.abilenespeedway.com website.