Fort Wayne, Indiana – The 2015 schedule of events for Baer Field Speedway is complete and it’s action packed with the ‘Hot 5’ weekly divisions of Late Model Sportsman, Modifieds, Street Stocks, Mini Stocks and Compacts racing on Saturday nights starting on Saturday, April 11th. The ‘Hot 5’ will take on the fast 3/8s (0.375) mile semi-banked paved oval during the regular season. A test and tune is slated for Saturday, April 4th with the Pit Gates opening at 10:00a.m., and Rotating Practice for all divisions going from 12:00-6:00p.m.
For the month of April special starting times are in place beginning with the Grand Reopening on Saturday, April 11th. Pit Gates open at 11:00a.m., Practice is at 12:00p.m., Qualifying at 2:30p.m., and Racing starts at 4:00p.m. Then starting on Saturday, May 2nd, normal starting times for the remainder of the season will see the Pit Gates opening at 2:00p.m., Practice begins at 4:00p.m., Qualifying is at 5:30p.m., with Racing getting the Green Flag at 7:00p.m.
The highlight of the 2015 schedule will see the return of the Outlaw bodied Super Late Models who will take on the fast 1/2 (0.500) mile semi-banked paved oval on Wednesday, July 15th in the running of the Hoosier 100. ARCA Gold Cup / Main Event Racing Series rules will apply for this event. In addition, the tracks weekly Modifieds will also be up on the 1/2 mile that evening in preparation for the return of the Top Speed ICAR Modified Tour on Saturday, August 1st. Also during the special midweek race, the weekly Mini Stocks and Compacts will also be in action on the adjoining 3/8s mile.
The fire breathing, winged warriors of the Auto Value Bumper to Bumper Super Sprint Series invades the Summit City on Saturday, August 15th while the Vore’s Compact Touring Series will be the first tour to visit Fort Wayne on Saturday, April 25th in a special Vore’s VS Baer Field Compacts grudge match. The Late Model Sportsman and Modifieds will race in special ‘Double O’ races utilizing both the 1/2 mile and 3/8s mile together with the Modifieds going first on Saturday. May 2nd. The Late Model Sportsman will then try their hand at the Double ‘O’ on Saturday, May 30th.
In addition to the return of the Top Speed ICAR Modified Tour on Saturday, August 1st, a Night of Destruction is also on the card for the same night for maximum destruction combined with the premier Modified Tour in the country. The Fourth of July will be celebrated with a full ‘Hot 5’ show as well as Fireworks, the band, Marshal Law performing during the Party After the Races. Plus there will be $0.25 Beer & FREE Food in celebration of Independence Day.
Previously announced, New Promoter, Dave Muzzillo will also add the title of General Manager of the track. Dave’s wife, Jody Muzzillo will be in the roles of Assistant General Manager as well as Director of Entertainment. Chris Rowe is the new Director of Marketing as the Angola, Indiana native will also oversee operations of the speedway and handle all Marketing aspects of the track. Tony Muzzillo is the Director of Competition while Pete Grimm will take on the role of Race Director. Walter Buch will be up on the flag stand as the Chief Starter for the track while Bradley Rice will take on the title of Head Scorer. John Muzzillo will be the Concessions Manager as well.
For more information about the 2015 racing season at Baer Field Speedway and how you can become involved in terms of employment opportunities, sponsorship and much more, please call Director of Marketing, Chris Rowe at (260) 316-5775. Baer Field Speedway is located at: 4331 Winters Road in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
An all new and improved website is also available with new content and much more being added every day at: www.baerfieldspeedwayin.com The tracks new Facebook page is up and running and can be found at: www.facebook.com/BaerFieldSpeedway and so is the new Twitter page located at: www.twitter.com/BaerFieldSpdwy
-M.P.H. Promotions Press Release. Photo Credit: Baer Field Speedway