Hughes Sunflower Classic special is March 30, 31 at RPM Speedway

HAYS, Kan. – A familiar event runs under a slightly different name when RPM Speedway opens with its Mike ‘Huey’ Hughes Sunflower Classic on Friday and Saturday, March 30 and 31. Hughes, the long-time track announcer, writer and radio show host, died late last year. IMCA Modifieds run for $1,000 to win each night at Hays and both features are qualifying events for the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational bal­lot. Also running both nights are IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars for $750 to win, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks and Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods both for $500 to win and Mach-1 Sport Com­pacts run for $200 to win. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, re­gional and IMCA State, but no local track points, will be awarded at the sixth annual event. Pit gates open at noon both days. Hot laps are at 4 p.m. and racing starts at 5 p.m. Gates open at 5 p.m. for the Thursday, March 29 open practice. Pit passes are $25 on Thursday and $30 on Friday and Saturday. One-time entry fees are [Read More]