Speedway Fires up for 2018

By RPM Speedway

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MIke "Huey" Hughes 1955-2017

     The speedway fires up for the 2018 season with the Mike "Huey" Hughes Sunflower Classic Memorial Race. Hughes was the voice of area race tracks and long time announcer and Wall of Fame inductee at RPM Speedway.

     The Sunflower classic will be two days, two complete shows, Friday and Saturday, March 30th and 31st. 

    The IMCA Modifieds will race for $1,000 to win, Stocks $750 to win, SportMods & Hobby Stocks each will race for $500 to win and the Sport Compacts $200 to win each day.  IMCA State, Regional & National points will be awarded each night but no track points.  A one time entry fee for the weekend for the Mods will be $75, Stocks $50, SportMods and Hobbies $40 and Sport Compacts $30.

     Drivers can Pre-enter online at goo.gl/PpcXH4.

     Westhold transponders and RACEceivers are mandatory.  The track will have hardwired and rechargeable transpondeers for rent or purchase.

     Reserved pit parking will be honored for this event. Due to the large count expected, Non Tow Vehicles are not allowed in the pits for the weekend.

     Pit pass for kids 12 and under with a parnet or guardian will be $10 each day. Pit passes for adults 13 and up will be $25 Thursday and $30 on Friday and Saturday. Pits will open at 5pm on Thursday for open practice from 6pm to 10pm.

     Hot Laps on Friday and Saturday will start at 4pm with the green flag waving at 5pm.

     Grandstands will open at 3pm Friday and Saturday. Grandstand Admission is FREE for kids 12 and under both days.  GA for adults 13 and up each day will be $15. Race fans can also enjoy the races from the climate control VIP suite. VIP tickets are $25 and are available for purchase prior to the weekend by emailing the track at info@rpmspeedway.net 

     Concessions and Retail Merchandise Store will open at 5pm Thursday and 11am on Friday and Saturday.

     Overnight camping and shower facilities will be available at the track.

     Can't make it to the track? Watch LIVE on SpeedShiftTV.com.

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