|credit: Holland Motorsports Complex|
After heavy rains covered Western New York from the end of April through the beginning of May, Holland International Speedway management has decided to cancel the Pre-Season practice session that was scheduled for Saturday, May 13.
Saturday, May 20 will mark the NASCAR-sanctioned facility’s 58th consecutive season of racing under the same management, the Bennett Family. Opening Day 2017 presented by McKinley Mall will feature a full racing program featuring the Getzoni Nationwide Insurance Agency NASCAR Pro Modifieds, Bank of Holland Chargers, Advance Auto Parts Hornets, NYPA TQ Midgets, M&M U Pull-It Figure 8’s, INEX Legends, Rookie 4’s and the speedway’s newest division, the Talking Phone Book Super Sixes.
On opening day, gates will open at 4:15 p.m. in the pits and 5:45 p.m. for the grandstands, with qualifying heats starting at 6 p.m. and NASCAR feature racing getting underway at 7:05 p.m.
Holland drivers are encouraged to contact the speedway office regarding purchasing tires for the Pro Modifieds and Chargers, NASCAR Whelen All-American Series decal kits for all divisions and printed pocket schedules plus NASCAR licenses and more. The 2017 schedule of events is available for download on the speedway’s website, www.hollandspeedway.com, as well as on Holland’s social media pages.