Lancaster, NY (October 17, 2014) – Short Track Management (STM) has postponed the conclusion of the 26th annual US Open at Lancaster Speedway until Sunday, October 19 due to the forecast of precipitation for the Buffalo-area on Friday evening into Saturday.

The event schedule for Sunday will be identical to the one originally planned for Saturday. Pit gates will open at 8 AM and grandstand gates will open at 9:30 AM. Practice for all divisions except the Modifieds will begin at 9:30 AM.The Race of Champions Modified Tour will have a 20-minute practice session beginning at 11:15 AM. Opening ceremonies will take place at 12 noon with heat races to begin immediately afterwards.

The 26th annual US Open at Lancaster Speedway is being promoted by Short Track Management (STM) LLC of Winston-Salem, NC. For more information call (336) 793-8465 or log on to www.lancasterusopen.com. Like the US Open on Facebook at facebook.com/theusopen and follow us on Twitter @LancasterUSOpen. Fans can receive text alert updates by texting FANUSOPEN to 84483.

Schedule for Sunday 10/19 – subject to change

8:00am Pit Gates Open
9:30am Front Gates Open – Practice by Division (2 Rounds per Division – Inner Oval First)
11:00am Driver’s Meetings (RoC’s – Main Concourse; TQ Midgets, Late Model, Big 10 Tech Barn)
11:15am ROC Practice
11:45am Big Wheel Races
12:00pm Opening Ceremonies (Invocation & Anthems – Doug Allen)
12:15pm “Open” T.Q. Midget Qualifying Race (8-laps)
12:30pm T.Q. Midget Qualifying Races (8-laps each) – Inner Oval
12:40pm “SportMod” (Lake Erie Type) Qualifying Race (8-laps each)
1:00pm Kids Zone (Pumpkin Painting, Putt Putt Activities Begin)
1:05pm 2nd round RoC Mod practice (5 minutes)
1:10pm Big ‘10’ Qualifying Races (8-laps each)
1:40pm Late Model Qualifying Races (10-laps each)
2:10pm Race of Champions Modified Tour Qualifying Races – (10-laps each)
2:45pm “Open” T.Q. Midget Feature Race (25-laps)
3:10pm TQ Midget Feature (25-laps) (Immediately Followed by joint Victory Lanes)
3:30pm “SportMod” (Lake Erie Type) Modified Feature Race (25-laps each)
4:00pm Big ‘10’ Feature Race (35-laps – based on car count) (Immediately Followed by Victory Lane)
4:40pm Race of Champions Modified Tour Stages Feature on Frontstretch (Lemans Style)
5:20pm Race of Champions Modified Tour Driver Introductions
5:35pm Command to Start Engines (Druar & Jankowiak Families)
5:45pm Race of Champions Modified Tour Tommy Druar / Tony Jankowiak 125 Memorial (125-laps)
6:50pm Race of Champions Modified Tour Victory Lane
7:00pm Late Model Feature (50-laps) (Immediately Followed by Victory Lane)
9:00pm Pit Area Closed / Secure Facility

 

 

U.S Open Finale Postponed Until Sunday, October 19