There’s plenty of big Short Track races happening all over the country. Whether it’s on dirt or asphalt, a Late Model or a Modified, it’s all happening this weekend. We did our best to narrow the list down to the 10 best for you in this week’s 10 to Attend.
1. Southern Super Series/Blizzard Series Finale, Five Flags Speedway (FL) – The Super Late Model stars from the Southeast and beyond will battle Saturday night in the final tune up before the 49th Annual Snowball Derby in December.
2. Short Track Saturday, New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NH) – Two short track divisions will hit the pavement at “The Magic Mile” this Saturday. The always-entertaining NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will be in action first, followed by the three and four-wide action from the American-Canadian Tour Late Models.
3. Hunt for the Bear 150, Montgomery Motor Speedway (AL) – With over $6,000 and a black bear trophy up for grabs, Pro Late Model racers will be up on the wheel for the Show Me the Money Series finale on Sunday.
4. Fall Brawl, Lucas Oil Raceway (IN) – Two divisions of Late Models will headline the Fall Brawl for the Champions Racing Association (CRA) on Sunday. The JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour and ARCA/CRA Super Series will both be in competition.
5. Super DIRTcar Series, Fonda Speedway (NY) – In the final race before Super DIRT Week, the Big-Block Modifieds will rumble around Fonda on Saturday night.
6. ARCA Midwest Tour & Big 8 Series, Elko Speedway (MN) – 125 laps of racing are on tap for the ARCA Midwest Tour stars Saturday night. They will be joined by the Big 8 Series for an exciting night of Late Model racing.
7. US Open, Lancaster National Speedway (NY) – The biggest race of the season at Lancaster takes place this weekend with the Race of Champions Modifieds headlining the 28th annual US Open.
8. PASS Doubleheader, White Mountain Motorsports Park (NH) & Hickory Motor Speedway (NC) – Whether you’re located in the Northeast or Southeast, you’ll have a Pro All Stars Series Super Late Model race to attend this weekend. The stars of the north visit White Mountain for a rescheduled race, while the southern stars make their way to the famed Hickory Motor Speedway.
9. Marion Edwards Memorial, New Smyrna Speedway (FL) – 100 laps of Super Late Model racing are on tap in the Marion Edwards Memorial on Saturday.
10. NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour, Caraway Speedway (NC) – The ground-pounding Modifieds compete in the penultimate race of the 2016 season Saturday night at Caraway. They will be joined by the Mid-Atlantic Limited Late Model Series.
-By Brandon Paul, Speed51.com Editor – Twitter: @Brandon_Paul51
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