Bakersfield, CA – For the fifth straight year, 51FIFTY Energy Drink will present opening night of the $150,000 Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway. The Friday, February 1st “51FIFTY Energy Drink Opening Night” will feature a full night of racing to kick off the first day of competition at the 5th Annual Winter Showdown, the “Nation’s Richest Short Track Race.”
“The brand 51FIFTY has been part of racing since the beginning. It seems only right to be part of the largest short track race on the west coast. I look forward to not only being part of the weekend as a sponsor, but also as a racer. This race brings the best racers together in the country, which always creates some exciting racing for the driver and for the fans,” commented 51FIFTY Energy Drink CEO, Carlos Vieira.
“51FIFTY Energy Drink Opening Night” will feature single-car qualifying for the Super Late Models starting at 6:30 p.m. with the “Winter Showdown 300 Qualifying controlled by Traffic Management, Inc.” Racing will start at 7:30 p.m. with the “Spears Manufacturing Modified Series presented by Lucas Oil All Star Race” featuring the top modified drivers of 2018. The “Motor City GMC Super Stock Showdown” and the “Pinnacle Peak Steakhouse Last Chance Race" will follow.
“51FIFTY Energy Drink has been a sponsor of the Winter Showdown from the very beginning. We’re appreciative of their continued support and utilizing the Winter Showdown to expose race fans to their products.” stated the Winter Showdown’s Brian Olsen. “51FIFTY Energy Drink Opening Night is always an exciting night of racing because it’s really the first night of racing for the entire season on the West Coast."
51 FIFTY Energy Drink will be back again on Saturday to sponsor the Spears Manufacturing Modified Series “51FIFTY Energy Drink Showdown 75," which will play opening act to the $30,000-to-win “Spears Manufacturing Winter Showdown 300."
Friday, February 1st, it’s the 51FIFTY Energy Drink Opening Night of the 5th Annual Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway. Gates open 5:30 p.m., Qualifying at 6:30 p.m. and racing begins at 7:30 p.m.
For more event information, go to the “Winter Showdown” icon at www.SRLSouthwestTour.com. The 5th Annual Winter Showdown tickets now on sale at http://www.kernraceway.com/2019wintershowdowntickets or by calling the Kern County Raceway office at 661-835-1264.
-Winter Showdown Press Release
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