SPUD SPEEDWAY NEWS ARCHIVE

Opening Day Race Schedule

last updated on 5/28/2013

Practice Schedule for June 2nd Pits Open at 9:30 Grandstands open at 12:00 10:00-11:00 Open Practice for all classes 11:00-11:15 Kart Practice 11:15-11:25 Northern Lights & Challenger 11:25-11:35 Fast Fours & Street Stocks 11:35-11:45 Outlaw Sportsman 11:45-12:00 Open Practice for all classes 12:00-12:15 Kart Practice 12:15-12:30 Driver’s Meeting 12:30 -12:50 All race cars to Front stretch of track for Pretty Car Contest (fans Allowed on Track) 12:50 Race line up for Northern Lights 1:00pm Race begins Race Schedule Heat Races 1st & 2nd Round - 10 Laps each Aroostook Trusses Northern Lights Challenger Series Street Stocks Fast Fours Coca Cola Outlaw Sportsman Kart Heats – 10laps Kids Class, Jr. Champ, Sr. Champ (Between 1st & 2nd round of heat races) Features 20 Laps each Kart Feature Races – Kids Kart, Jr. Champ Kart, Sr. Champ Kart (20 laps each class) Aroostook Trusses Northern Lights Challenger Series Street Stocks Fast Fours Coca Cola Outlaw Sportsman

2013 Race Schedule

last updated on 5/28/2013

2013 Schedule of Events 209 Thompson Road, Caribou, Me. 04736 www.Spud-Speedway.com June Sunday, June 2nd @ 1:00pm – Opening Day 75 lap Outlaw Sportsman Race Saturday, June 8th @ 1:00pm- Speedway 95 Open Invitational Sunday, June 9th @ 1:00pm -Day of Destruction Series #1 Sunday, June 23rd @ 1:00pm - Canadian Atlantic Open Wheel Tour Sunday, June 30th @ 1:00pm – Double Points Sunday July Wednesday, July 3rd @ 7:00pm - Wednesday Night Fireworks Saturday, July 13th @ 6:00pm - Wicked Good Vintage Racing Saturday, July 20th @ 6:00pm - Atlantic Open Wheel Tour Returns August Saturday, August 10th @ 6:00pm -Special Feature Night Saturday, August 17th @ 6:00pm - Double Point Saturday Night Racing Sunday, August 18th @ 1:00pm - Day Of Destruction Series #2 Saturday, August 24th @ 5:00pm - Fan Appreciation Night Saturday, August 31st @ 1:00pm - Monster Truck Show & Day of Destruction Finale! September Sunday, September 8th @ 1:00 - Spud 150 Late Model Race Season Finale 2013 Ticket Prices Grandstands Adults 17 & Over $10.00 Kids 5-16 $5.00 Family Pass for 2 adults & 2 kids $25.00 Pit Pass All ages $20.00

2013 Sponsor List Keeps Growing

last updated on 5/28/2013

Spud Speedway would like to welcome the following sponsors back in 2013. Fast Four division sponsor, Percy's Auto Sales, Jr. kart division sponsor, Aroostook Federal Savings and Loan, Northern Lights division sponsor, Aroostook Trusses, Day of Destruction sponsor, Aroostook Technologies, Challenger Series sponsor, Caldwell's Sanitation, Outlaw Sportsman sponsor, Coca Cola, Pace car sponsor, Griffeth Ford,Mark's Towing and Cary Medical Center. If you do business we these great sponsors make sure to say thanks for supporting racing in the County, without the sponsors racing would not be possible! We will be bringing each of these sponsors stories as the season goes on. If you own a business and would like to affordably get your business promoted to the 5000 face books friends and an ad on our website which has over 75,000 visits a year please contact us at 207-227-0897 or message us. We would love to promote your business this season.

Happy Memorial Day

last updated on 5/25/2013

As the weather hinders our ability to race this weekend, let's not forget to stop and think of the many people who gave the ultimate sacrifice so that each of us could enjoy the freedoms of our everyday lives. Thanks you to all that have served this great country. Have a safe and happy Memorial Day weekend everyone, we will see you all next weekend.

Opening Day Postponed

last updated on 5/24/2013

Due to the weather forecast and the amount of rain we have already had, we will not be racing this weekend. We will move this weekends opening race to next Sunday, June 2nd at 1:00pm. Thank you and have a great Memorial Day weekend.

Communication Done Right!

last updated on 5/19/2013

Spud Speedway would like to welcome back a very important sponsor of the track, Aroostook Tecnologies Inc. of Presque Isle. Aroostook Technologies will be the official communication provider of the track for the 2013 season. They provide many important services to the county you may not be aware of. If you need radio communication, security camera systems, Internet or satellite service, computer repair, GPS tracking, tower construction or repair, emergency lights, phone systems, or just about anything to do with technology give these folks a call. The have been providing these types of services for over 50 years right here in the county, so nobody does it better. Check out their website at www.aroostooktechnologies.com if you do business with them, tell them thanks for sponsoring our Triple Crown Day of Destruction series this year starting on June 9th featuring the first every farm truck races, demo derby, bomber racing, and so much more!

Practice Time

last updated on 5/18/2013

There will be a open practice tomorrow from 10am to 3pm on Sunday. Hope to see you all there!

New Safer Tire Walls at Spud

last updated on 5/16/2013

A special thanks goes to Highway Tire in Caribou for delivering enough tire to construct a new tire wall around the flag stand all the way to turn one. This has allowed us to remove that section of guard rail to help prevent damage to the race cars and keep the fans safe! If you are in to Highway Tire and you are in to their store tell them thanks for supporting racing in the county.,help us let them know we appreciate it as race fans. Thanks

Winner of FREE FAMILY PASS!

last updated on 5/16/2013

RTM Racing would like to congratulate Ron & Lynn Tuck from Haynesville for winning the FREE Family Pass given by one of our sponsors! We hope that they come to Spud Speedway and have a GREAT time!

HAPPY MOTHERS DAY

last updated on 5/12/2013

Spud Speedway, its employees, and all the drivers and their crews, would like to wish all the Mothers out there a very HAPPY MOTHERS DAY!

Day of Destruction Triple Crown Events!

last updated on 5/12/2013

Racing season is just a couple weeks away and we would like to invite everyone with a race car to get out and enjoy our local racetrack right here in Aroostook County. This we will also be hosting one of everyone's favorite events, the Day of Destruction. We have made it bigger and better than ever before by hosting three Day of Destruction events as part of a triple crown championship series. this year each of the 3 events will have points for every finish and at the end of the season we will crown a champion of each of the events. The champion will have a trophy, a little more cash, and a whole lot of bragging rights for the entire winter! Events include something from everyone, Race Your Neighbor, Burn Out Contest, Bag Racing, Chain Racing, Tuff Trucks, Bomber Racing, Demolition Derby, and new this year Farm Truck Racing, yes we said Farm Truck Racing! The first of three events is on Sunday, June 9th at 1:00 so get your car ready, mark it on your calendar, and get ready to have some serious fun!

Outlaw Racing is Here!

last updated on 5/12/2013

Look how easy it is to go racing at Spud Speedway this year! Bring your car from any track in Maine or Canada and have fun! Coca-Cola Outlaw Sportsman Class (Formally Super Streets, Late Model Sportsman, & Pro Stocks) The intent of this division is to provide a fun experience, allowing a wide variety of race cars to run without making a great amount of changes to be eligible. The basic rules shown below are limited, by design, to keep things simple. If necessary, adjustments or additions will be made to ensure competitive racing and maintain the objectives of the "Outlaw" division. 1. Have fun! 2. Maximum 8 inch steel wheels. 3. Only tires allowed are American Racer 8 inch 704’s on left side & 705’s on right side. NO tire softener allowed. Tires must be purchased from the authorized tire representative. If caught with tire softener you will lose all points to date. Track has the right to make stiffer penalty if deemed necessary. Once Tires leave the truck ABSOLUTLY NO RETURNS 4. Front spark plug must be in line with upper ball joint. Any engines that are set back will be penalized 10lbs per inch with a maximum set back of no more than 4” The weight must be added to the left and right front bumper area equally. This includes all Ford crate engines with a setback due to oil pan design. See diagram for weight location. Lead weights must be painted white and readily visible and available to be removed for weighing purposes. This lead may not be moved from the assigned location as far forward toward front of the frame rail as possible. The intent of this is to even out any advantages that an engine set back would have. 5. Minimum right side weight, after race, is 1250 lbs ( full chassis ) or 1350 lbs for tube chassis with stock front clip ( big spring ). Full tubular, coil-over fronts and/or wide fives or rack & pinion steering, Minimum right side weight is 1400 pounds. Quick Change rear-end is allowed. An additional 50 lbs right side weight will be required after 2 (two) feature wins. Each additional win after 2 will require an additional 30 pounds right side weight. 6. Only carburetor allowed is stock 4412 Holley. Any decisions regarding interpretation of rules are at the sole discretion of track officials and are not subject to protest.

Practice & Meeting Time Change

last updated on 5/11/2013

Due to a personal family commitment and many drivers request for practice on Sunday instead of Saturday. We will be having practice on Sunday, May 19th at 10am to 3pm instead of a Saturday practice. Also the staff meeting will be moved to Sunday at 9am as well. We are sorry if this causes an inconvenience for anyone. Thank you

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