10 Things to Know About FASTRAK’s West Virginia Doubleheader

A West Virginia doubleheader starts tonight for the FASTRAK Racing Series, as they will compete at Ohio Valley Speedway on Friday before heading to I-77 Speedway for the UBB Miners Memorial 29 on Saturday.  Before this weekend's racing, here are 10 things to know about the big weekend.

 

1 - These two races, at Ohio Valley Speedway (WV) on Friday and I-77 Speedway (WV) on Saturday, will be the third and fourth races of the 2020 season for FASTRAK.

 

2 - This will be the first visit for the FASTRAK Racing Series at Ohio Valley Speedway. The track was opened in 1958 and measure 3/8ths of a mile in length.

 

3 - Freddie Carpenter and Zack Dohm won FASTRAK races at I-77 Speedway in 2019. This will be the serie's third visit to 3/8ths of a mile oval.  It will be back-to-back nights in West Virginia.

 

4 - Layton Sullivan is the point leader after two events. It’s almost too early to tell how the season will shake out.  Matt Long is second, eight points back.

 

5 - There are nine races scheduled for the remainder of the 2020 season.  Things could change so be sure to check with the series for updates.

 

6 - A total of 32 drivers have run in the first two events this season.  The FASTRAK National Weekly Championship has had over 150 drivers.

 

7 - While Friday night’s race pays $2,000 to win, the Saturday show will offer $3,000.  If a driver sweeps the weekend they could pocket $5,000.

 

8 - Saturday’s race will be the 10th Annual UBB 29 Miners Memorial Race.

 

9 - Speed51.com will be the source for your updates and video for this weekend’s doubleheader in West Virginia.

 

10 - Defending Series champion Carson Ferguson sits 13 points out heading into the weekend.

 

-Story by: Elgin Traylor, Speed51 Correspondent

-Photo credit: Speed51 Photo

10 Things to Know About FASTRAK’s West Virginia Doubleheader