FIRST TWO ENTRIES FOR HOLLYWOOD CASINO 100 GLASS CITY GOLD CUP SERIES OPENER MAY 10 AT TOLEDO
(TOLEDO, Ohio - April 25, 2013) - Andrew Morrisey lives in Wisconsin,
but that won’t stop the Badger state native from making the trip to Toledo
Speedway for the Friday, May 10 Hollywood Casino 100 for the ARCA Glass City
Gold Cup Series Late Models, the first event of 2013 for the class at the Glass
City oval.Second-generation driver
Jason LaDuke has also filed his entry for the contest, which features the top
outlaw Late Model drivers in the Midwest.
OPEN PRACTICE: Wednesday, April 24 from 5
p.m. to 9 p.m.The pit area will open at
Pit passes are $15 each
FIRST RACE:Saturday, April 27
Jet’s Pizza Season Opener
ARCA Moran Chevrolet Late
Models, Parts Galore Figure 8’s and the DTS Drive Train Specialists Street
Pit area:12:30 p.m.
Practice begins at 2 p.m.
Front gates:2 p.m. (Ticket sales begin at 4:30)
Time trials:5 p.m.
Pits:$20 ARCA member, $30 non-member; Minimum age
for pits is 12, with minor’s release signed by both parents at registration
(must be with minor).
Grandstands:Adults $12; children 6-12:$3; Under 6 FREE with adult
parking on track grounds; all concession items are priced from .50 to
$3.50.Beer is available ($4.50 each)
Flat Rock Speedway is
located on Telegraph Road,
just 5 minutes from I-75 or I-275.The
track phone number is 734-782-2480.Log
for further information, or like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/toledoflatrock
or follow us on Twitter @flatrockspeed.
TOLEDO SPEEDWAY TIME SCHEDULE
Sunday, April 28:OPEN PRACTICE
Practice:Noon to 5 p.m
ALL pit passes are $15 each
for practice day
Minimum age for pits is 12,
with minor’s release signed by both parents at registration (must be with
Grandstands:will be open-free admission for
Toledo Speedway is located
on Benore Road
at the I-75/Alexis Road exit (behind Meijer store).The track phone number is 419-727-1100.Log onto www.toledospeedway.com for further
information, or like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/toledoflatrock
or follow us on Twitter @toledospeedway.
*Friday night racing begins
May 3, with ARCA ACME Dismantling Sportsman, Parts Galore Figure 8’s, 4
Cylinders and the all-new division of the R & M Recycling X Cars!Racing at 7:30 p.m. Friday nights through
COLD FLAT ROCK PRACTICE HEATS THINGS UP FOR NEW SEASON
Rock, Michigan—April 20, 2013:Despite
a dusting of snow on the rooftops and the track surface in the morning, a
hearty group of 47 race teams took laps at Flat Rock Speedway Saturday
afternoon to prepare for the Jet’s Pizza Season Opener, which is set for
Saturday, April 27.The cold, bitter
wind and snow flurries failed to halt the 5 hour practice session, which went
off without any incidents.
A variety of race cars--Late Models, Figure 8’s, Street
Stocks, Sportsman, Trucks, Enduro cars, Great Lakes Mini Cups and MCR Dwarf
Cars zipped around the fast ¼ mile oval in preparation for the 2013 racing
season.The new-look Figure 8’s were
sharp, as the class has the option to run without front fenders and nosepieces,
giving the cars a Modified-type look.
The final practice session before opening night is set
for Wednesday, April 24 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.The pit area will open at 4 p.m.
Flat Rock Speedway will begin its 60th
Anniversary season Saturday, April 27 with the Jet’s Pizza Season Opener,
featuring the ARCA Moran Chevrolet Late Models, Parts Galore Figure 8’s and DTS
Drive Train Specialists Street Stocks.
Saturday’s time schedule for the opener has the pit area
opening at 1:30, practice begins at 3 (spectator gates will also open at this
time), time trials at 5 and racing at 7 p.m.The track is located on Telegraph Road, just 5 minutes from I-75 or
I-275.The phone number is 734-782-2480.
Parking is FREE on the track grounds.Flat Rock Speedway features the best
entertainment value and concession pricing in Southeastern Michigan!
(TOLEDO, Ohio - April 20, 2013) -- Johnny VanDoorn took the checkered flag Saturday night to win the 7-Up 150 at Toledo Speedway, the historic first-ever race between the ARCA Midwest Tour and ARCA/CRA Super Series.
VanDoorn re-took the lead at lap 141 and held Chris Wimmer off to take the checkered flag. Wimmer was the half-way leader.
Coopersville, Michigan native Johnny VanDoorn, a former
winner at Toledo Speedway, turned in the fastest lap during the third and final
practice session Saturday as dozens of drivers are getting set for the 7-Up
VanDoorn completed the fast lap at just over 117 mph with
Chris Wimmer, Kyle Benjamin, Eddie Hoffman and Anderson Bowen rounding out the
Cars are now in the garage and crews are making last-minute
fixes before the 3 p.m. qualifying session.
Today’s 7-Up 150 at Toledo Speedway is scheduled for racing
at 5 p.m.
The first-ever meeting of the ARCA/CRA Super Series and ARCA
Midwest Tour takes place today at the high-banked half-mile track in Toledo.
Today’s schedule has practice from 11 a.m. to Noon and from
12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Qualifying is set for 3, with two last-chance races at
5 p.m., followed by a driver autograph session, driver introductions and the
7-Up 150 lap main event.
ARCAracing.com will provide live timing and scoring and audio all day.
(TOLEDO, Ohio - April 19, 2013) - Wausau, Wisconsin's Chris Wimmer, in his own No. 52 Wimmer Racing Chevrolet, was fastest overall Friday during a four-hour practice session at Toledo Speedway in preparation for Saturday's "Border Wars" 7-UP 150. Wimmer, among the 40 drivers who posted time, circled the half-mile oval with an average speed of 114.935 mph. Raceday Saturday gets underway with practice at 11 a.m., followed by qualifying at 3 p.m. Last chance races will begin at 5 followed by a driver autograph session that leads to pre-race ceremonies, and ultimately, the 7-Up 150 main event. All on-track activities will feature live timing and scoring and live streaming audio.
(DeWITT, Mich. - April 19, 2013) - If Chad Finley runs as well this weekend in the "Border Wars" 7-UP 150 at Toledo Speedway as he did in last month's annual Rattler 250 at South Alabama Speedway, the DeWitt, Michigan second-generation racer will be a force to be reckoned with.
We are ready for our first open practice this Saturday, April 20.The pit area will open at 10 a.m., and
practice is from Noon to 5 p.m.
Pit passes are $15 each; age
restriction in the pit area is no younger than12; minor’s release signed by
both parents at registration.
Please do not go out into the far west end of the
pits to park your rig!Go no farther
than the final concrete pad on the west end!
The grandstand will be open
for spectators at no charge.The pit
area concession stand will be open.
ARCA memberships, tires and
fuel will be available at practice. In the event of weather issues, we will at
the very least tech cars and sell the above-mentioned items.You may check the website at www.flatrockspeedway.com for
IF we have a monsoon, we may
opt to do nothing, but we won’t decide that until Saturday.So plan on getting through tech, etc. this
Wednesday, April 24 we will
hold another practice from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.The pits open at 4 p.m.
The track is in good shape,
most of the new poles and catch fence in turns 3-4 are up, about 25 foot of the
concrete wall in turn 2 has been replaced and we are making progress despite
the crazy weather of the past 3-4 weeks.
Saturday, April 27 is the
Jet’s Pizza Season Opener!Pits will
open at 1:30, practice at 3, time trials at 5 and racing at 7 p.m.We will not wait for you to get through tech
on opening night.Please get to one of
the practices, go through tech, get some laps and you will be ready!
**Our gate times may change
after a few weeks of racing, depending on car counts, much like we did last
ARCA’s “Road to Daytona” begins this weekend in 'Border Wars' 7-UP 150 at Toledo Speedway
(TOLEDO, Ohio - April 17, 2013) - Aspiring young race car drivers have many things in common: the need for speed, a certain skill set, and a fearlessness that allows them to accomplish things the ordinary person would not event attempt.