SHENANDOAH, VA — Some of the best Late Model Drivers in Virginia and the Southeast are expected to race in the “ 2nd ANNUAL RACING FOR WISHES 150” Holtzman Late Model Race to held on Saturday June 4th at Shenandoah Speedway. The Virginia 3/8ths mile asphalt oval will welcome racers and fans from across the nation. The See-Mor Customs Legend Cars and Virginia Sprint Cars will also be part of the action.
The “2nd ANNUAL RACING FOR WISHES 150” will raise money for Make-A-Wish Greater Virginia. Three dollars of every ticket sold will be donated to Make-A-Wish and there will be a pass the helmet during the race to raise more money. Last year we raised enough money to grant the wish of a young girl in the Shenandoah Area to go to Orlando and visit the Florida theme parks.
Racing For Wishes Director Jeff Thielscher has committed to a $1500.00 bonus to paid in the winner’s circle to the winner of the race no matter how many cars are there. If there are 15 late model cars the track will pay out their regular purse that is on their website. 1st-$1600.00 2nd $1,000.00 3rd $675.00 4th $575.00 5th $525.00….. The entry fee is $100.00 per car. Shenandoah Speedway Rules. Last year’s field was 19 cars.
Timmy “Mini” Tyrrell of Manassas, Virginia who is one of the youngest LMSC drivers in nation will be racing. At 11 years old, “Mini” races for children’s cancer and has been featured on several national television shows. He has won several races at Shenandoah Speedway in the Late Model Division.
Pit gates will open at 1 p.m. with grandstands opening at 5 p.m. and racing at 7 p.m. General admission tickets will be $15.00 at the gate. All active military and first responders will be admitted free with ID! Pit passes will be available for $30.00.
-Blakesley Sports Media Press Release
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