JEFFERSON, S.D. (April 7) – Raceway Park has postponed its season-opening Double Down Spring Nationals to Friday and Saturday, April 18 and 19.
Originally scheduled for this weekend, the WinnaVegas Casino Resort-sponsored special boasts a $1,000 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifying feature for IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modifieds and $500 to win features for IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods and Mach-1 Sport Compacts all chase $500 top checks on Friday.
Hobbies, SportMods and Sport Compacts also run for $500 to win on Saturday. Drivers in any of those three divisions who can win both nights earn another $500.
IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing national, regional and Allstar Performance state, but no local track points will be awarded both nights of the draw/redraw special.
No changes have been made in the original race day schedules: Pit gates and the grandstand at Jefferson open at 5:30 p.m. Friday. Hot laps precede the 7 p.m. drivers’ meeting and racing starts at 7:30 p.m.
On Saturday, gates and the grandstand open at 4:30 p.m., hot laps precede the 6 p.m. drivers’ meeting and racing gets underway at 6:30 p.m.
Grandstand admission is $15 for adults and free for kids 10 and under. Pit passes are $25. Entry fee is $50 for Modifieds and $40 for Stock Cars. Hobby Stocks and SportMods are $40 for one night or $65 for both nights; Sport Compacts are $30 for one night or $45 for both.
No checks will be accepted at the track without prior approval; NitroBees or RACEceivers are required in all divisions. Free camping is available, without hookups, at the track.
More information is posted on the www.racewayparkinc.com website and is also available by calling 712 560-7245.
Nearly five inches of snow fell at the speedway late last week, necessitating the rescheduling of Double Down Spring Nationals.