The weather in North Carolina may be in the middle of a cold snap now, but warm days lie ahead, especially at Millbridge Speedway in Salisbury. The 1/6th mile red clay oval, which has become the epicenter of Outlaw Kart racing in the United States, is locked and loaded for another season that promises to be bigger and better than ever.


Outlaw Karts will begin their Wednesday night schedule on March 14, just over two months from now. Already, Millbridge co-owner Ashly Burnett is set to get the season going as she and husband Jeremy count down the days.


“After a great year in 2017, Jeremy and I are excited to get this season going. We’ve been as busy as ever, but we’re ready to open the gates and get racing again.”


300x250 Millbridge Videos 2017The month of March will have a second points show on March 28 as the season rolls into high gear.


Following three points shows on April 4, 18, and 25, things heat up for the month of May with the highest paying Outlaw Kart show in the nation, the Speed51 Open.


After a ‘Prelude’ points event May 16, the two-day Speed51 Open begins with on Tuesday, May 22, with the main events to be run on Wednesday, May 23. Once again, some of the nation’s top drivers will be in attendance.


The summer months heat up with Wednesday shows scheduled for June 6 and 20. A special Independence Day celebration is a part of the July 4 racing program. The Outlaws conclude the summer stretch with shows July 18, August 1, and 22.


The season concludes with a quartet of fall events, September 26, October 10, 24 and ending with the Battle of the Bridge season finale on Halloween night, October 31.


Millbridge Speedway will also host Nitro Flat Kart events on most Friday nights in 2018 from March 16 to October 26.


Be sure to stay with all season long for live and highlight video coverage from Millbridge Speedway.


-By Connor Sullivan, CT, MA, RI & Long Island Editor – Twitter: @Connor51CT

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Millbridge Speedway 2018 Outlaw Kart Schedule

Date Event
14-Mar Outlaw Kart Opening Night
28-Mar Outlaw Kart Points Race #2
4-Apr Outlaw Kart Points Race #3
18-Apr Outlaw Kart Points Race #4
25-Apr Outlaw Kart Points Race #5
16-May Prelude to Speed51 Open
22-May Speed51 Open Day 1
23-May Speed51 Open Day 2
6-Jun Outlaw Kart Points Race #7
20-Jun Outlaw Kart Points Race #8
4-Jul Outlaw Kart Points Race #9
18-Jul Outlaw Kart Points Race #10
1-Aug Outlaw Kart Points Race #11
22-Aug Outlaw Kart Points Race #12
26-Sep Outlaw Kart Points Race #13
10-Oct Outlaw Kart Points Race #14
24-Oct Outlaw Kart Points Race #15
31-Oct Battle at the Bridge Season Finale

Millbridge Speedway Ready to Heat Things Up for 2018