From Dirt Late Models to Super Late Models to Modifieds and beyond this weekend has some big short track events. Compiling a list of just 10 events is hard work, but we do it for you so you the race fan know exactly where you should go for some of the biggest and coolest events in Short Track Racing this weekend. So take a look in this weekend’s 10 to Attend.
1. Summer Showdown, Evergreen Speedway (WA) – Some of the best Super Late Model drivers in the country are heading to Washington State for a 200-lap showdown on the 5/8-mile oval of Evergreen Speedway for one of the richest payouts in Late Model racing on Saturday night.
2. Bud St. Amant Memorial 125, Columbus Motor Speedway (OH) – Super Late Models will roar around Ohio’s Columbus Motor Speedway for the final time in the track’s history on Saturday night. The track will also pay tribute to an Ohio racing legend one last time.
4. NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, Riverhead Raceway (NY) – The ground-pounders are set to do battle at the smallest track in Modified racing. Riverhead Raceway will be the battleground on Saturday night.
5. Allen Turner Pro Late Model Series, Five Flags Speedway (FL) – The Pro Late Model stars will converge on Florida’s panhandle for the first race of the Allen Turner Pro Late Model Series at Five Flags Speedway. They will go for 100 total laps in a twin-50 format on Saturday night.
6. CARS Tour, Greenville Pickens Speedway (SC) – The stars of the Late Model Stocks and Super Late Model ranks on the east coast are headed to one of the most historic tracks in racing for a showdown at Greenville Pickens on Saturday night.
7. ARCA Midwest Tour, Gateway Motorsports Park (MO) – The ARCA Midwest Tour will do battle at Missouri’s Gateway Motorsports Park on Saturday night as part of a double-header with the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.
8. World of Outlaw Late Model Series, Lernerville Speedway (PA) – Pennsylvania’s Lernerville Speedway will roar with the sound of Dirt Late Models and fireworks on Saturday night at the Firecracker 100.
9. Late Model 100, Hickory Motor Speedway (NC) – The “Birthplace of the NASCAR Stars” will play host to a 100-lap Late Model Stock showdown on Saturday night.
10. Super DIRTcar Series, Cornwall Speedway (CAN) – The Big Blocks of the Super DIRTcar Series go north of the border for a fight at Canada’s Cornwall Speedway on Sunday.
-By Rob Blount, Speed51.com Southeast Editor – Twitter: @RobBlount
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