Seymour sets May 8, May 11 test and tune sessions

SEYMOUR, Wis. – Work continues to progress as the 2016 season quickly approaches at Seymour Raceway Park.

The test and tune on Sunday, May 8 will take place from 5-8 p.m. Another has been added and will be held Wednesday, May 11, also from 5-8 p.m.

Both sessions will be open to drivers in any division wishing to take laps on the new track surface to get ready for the season opener.

The official season opener is set for Sunday, May 15 with racing at 6 p.m. WAPL 105.7 FM will be on hand with a live remote from the track from beginning at 4 p.m. Joe Verdegan will do a Life in the Past Lane book signing and will be joined by Seymour alumni Roger Paul, J.J. Smith and Denny Teshke.

Three divisions – Coors Light IMCA Stock Cars, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods and street stocks, make up the weekly programs while a special division will be added on almost every regular Sunday night program.

The 2016 Budweiser Summer Holiday Classic series will feature Xtreme Motor Sports IMCA Modifieds as the headline division running as part of a special super series that has over $90,000 in posted awards and bonuses.

Pit gates are scheduled to open at 3 p.m. weekly. Late sign-in will be 5:15 p.m. The drivers’ meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. with racing at 6 p.m.

The grandstand opens at 4 p.m. Spectator admission is adults ages 18-55 $13; students ages 13-17 and seniors 56 and over $9; and kids 12 and under free when accompanying a paid adult.

Special event admission, including Holiday Classic series events, will be adults $20, student and seniors $15 and 12 and under free.

The track website is www.gosrp.net. More information is also available by calling 920 231-1157.