For many tracks, Easter Weekend means a weekend off, but not for all. We know that some race fans start to go through racing withdrawals rather quickly, so we’ve put together the 10 best races taking place around America this weekend for you fans to cure your Easter Weekend racing withdrawals.
1.Pro All-Stars Series Easter Bunny 150 at Hickory Motor Speedway (NC) – The Easter Bunny at Hickory is an Easter Weekend tradition. Last year Ben Rowe won a thriller. This year’s race features a deep entry list with Rowe coming back down from Maine to defend his win from a year ago. If you’re in North Carolina and looking for a race to attend on Saturday night, this is it.
2. Southern Modified Racing Series at Caraway Speedway (NC) – The ground-pounders are back in action on Friday night at Sophia’s Caraway Speedway. There was some late-race drama between Jason Myers and Bobby Measmer Jr. the last time this series visited Caraway, so you’ll want to be there if it happens again.
3. Modifieds of Mayhem at Five Flags Speedway (FL) – A different type of ground-pounder is in action at the home of the Snowball Derby on Friday night. The Modifieds of Mayhem return to Pensacola.
4. Pacific Challenge Series at All-American Speedway (CA) – If you’re in California looking for some Super Late Model action, All-American Speedway is the place to be on Saturday night.
5. CRA Street Stocks at Shady Bowl Speedway (OH) – The CRA Street Stocks are going for 200 laps at Shady Bowl on Saturday night.
6. NASCAR Whelen All-American Series at Langley Speedway (VA) – The Late Model Stocks are back in action with twin features at Virginia’s Langley Speedway on Saturday night.
7. Sunshine State Challenge Super Late Models at 4-17 Speedway (FL) – The place to see Super Late Models in Florida on Saturday night is 4-17 Speedway.
8. USAC National Sprint Cars at Bloomington Speedway (IN) – The first of two USAC National Sprint Car events in Indiana takes place on Friday night at Bloomington Speedway.
9. Southeast Dirt Modified Series at Fayetteville Motor Speedway (NC) – The Dirt Mods will be slinging dirt on Saturday night at Fayetteville Motor Speedway.
10. World of Outlaws at Devil’s Bowl Speedway (TX) – The “Greatest Show on Dirt” is running a double-header on Friday and Saturday night at Devil’s Bowl Speedway.
-By Rob Blount, Speed51.com Southeast Editor – Twitter: @RobBlount
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