The practice session originally scheduled for Sunday, April 17 at the New Humberstone Speedway has been cancelled due to wet grounds at the speedway and surrounding property.
“We have not had enough dry weather to allow the crew to get up on the track surface,” said Humberstone General Manager Bobby Davidson. “We needed this warm weather a few days earlier” Davidson continued. We will be hosting a practice session on Wednesday, April 20 with gates opening at 5 p.m. and cars being on the track at 6 p.m.”
The first on-track action for the 2016 season will be the inaugural Dawn of Destruction presented by Tidyman Maintenance on Sunday, April 24. Pit gates will open at 9 a.m., with the spectator grandstand gates opening at 11 a.m. and action getting underway at 1 p.m. Grandstand prices will be $10 for adults and seniors, $5 for kids 8 to 12 and free for kids 7 and under. The pit gate price is $50 and that includes car, driver and scorer for the Enduro. Events for Dawn of Destruction include the Enduro, Ladies Race, Backwards Race, Figure 8, Enduro-Cross, Side-By-Side Race, a Roll-Over Contest and the first Dawn of Destruction Construction Crush-Off Championship.
Following Dawn of Destruction, stock car racing returns to Humberstone on Sunday, May 1 for the 57th season opener. The DIRTcar Sportsman will be joined by the RUSH Late Models, Street Stocks, Mini Stocks and the Pro 4 Trucks; race time is 6:30 p.m. A full schedule for the 2016 season can be found at www.humberstonespeedway.com.
Quotes in this piece provided by Humberstone Speedway.