SPUD SPEEDWAY NEWS ARCHIVE
Race on August 5th Cancelledlast updated on 7/27/2012
The Racing for August 5th will be postponed until a later date due to many of the Spud Speedway employees not being available to work on that date. I appologize for this situation but we just have to many people unavailable. I will open the track for an open practice session at 12:00- 2:00 on that Sunday. We will also have a follow up drivers meeting at 11-12 to discuss some very important changes the track will need to implament due to the lack of attendance. Please help us to spead the word to all drivers. Thank you
Demo Derby Championship!last updated on 7/27/2012
The Northern Maine Fair Association and Spud Speedway are joining together again to offer a two part demolition derby series which will crown one overall champion at the end of both of their respective events. The rules package is the same at both events, so racers do not need to modify their equipment in any way. The points system will work as follows: At each event a score keeper will keep track of the cars involved and establish a finishing order. This will be based on when a car is finished moving and no longer able to compete in the event. At the end of both events we will add the competitors finishes together and the driver with the lowest score(best average finish) will be crowned the overall champion and be awarded an extra $300.00 above and beyond the payouts of each event. (example: a driver finishes in 1st place at the fair would get 1 point and 4th place at Spud Speedway they would get 4 points. They would have 5 points for the two combined events. Another driver finishes 2nd at both events would have 4 points and be awarded the championship because they would have the best overall average finish. ) In the event of a tie the car with the best finish at Spud Speedway would be awarded the championship, this would be the breaker. The fair is hosting their demo derby on Saturday, August 4th and Spud Speedway will host theirs on Saturday, September 1st at their Day of Destruction. Let's get as many cars out there as we can to make both of these events great!
July 21st Schedulelast updated on 7/20/2012
Schedule for July 21st Pits Open at 11:00 Grandstands open at 1:00 11:00-12:00 Open Practice for all classes 12:00-12:10 Fast Fours & Super Streets 12:10-12:20 Northern Lights & Street Stocks, Challenger 12:20-12:30 Fast Fours & Super Streets 12:30-12:40 Northern Lights & Street Stocks, Challenger 12:40-12:50 Fast Fours & Super Streets 12:50-1:00 Northern Lights & Street Stocks, Challenger 1:00-1:10 Fast Fours & Super Streets 1:10-1:20 Final Practice all divisions 1:20-1:30 Speedway Staff Meeting 1:30-1:45 Driver’s Meeting 1:45 – Line up for Northern Lights, Challengers right behind them! 2:00 Sharp - Race begins Race Schedule Heat Races 10 Laps each Northern Lights Cary Medical Center Challenger Series Clukey’s Auto Supply Fast Fours Hogan Tire Street Stocks Coca Cola Super Streets Powder Puff/Young Guns Race 10 Laps Features 20 Laps each Northern Lights Cary Medical Center Challenger Series Clukey’s Auto Supply Fast Fours Hogan Tire Street Stocks Coca Cola Super Streets 50 Laps Summerfest Concert to follow featuring Neon Highway and the Kelly Parker Band!
Kelly Parker & Neon Highwaylast updated on 7/16/2012
Kelly Parker and Neon Highway are coming back to Spud Speedway! You might remember them, they opened at Summerfest last year for Big & Rich and Gretchen Wilson. Well they did such an awesome job getting the crowd up out of their seats and dancing along, we're bringing them back for another!
Race Schedule for July 14thlast updated on 7/13/2012
Pits Open at 2:30 Grandstands open at 5:00 3:00-4:00 Open Practice for all classes 4:00-4:10 Wicked Good Vintage 4:10-4:20 Northern Lights & Street Stocks, Challenger 4:20-4:30 Fast Fours & Super Streets 4:30-4:40 Wicked Good Vintage 4:40-4:50 Northern Lights & Street Stocks 4:50-5:00 Fast Fours & Super Streets 5:00-5:10 Wicked Good Vintage 5:10-5:20 Final Practice all divisions 5:20-5:30 Speedway Staff Meeting 5:30-5:45 Driver’s Meeting 5:45 – Line up for Northern Lights, Challengers right behind them! 6:00 Sharp - Race begins Race Schedule Heat Races 10 Laps each Maine National Guard Northern Lights Cary Medical Center Challenger Series Clukey’s Auto Supply Fast Fours Hogan Tire Street Stocks Coca Cola Super Streets Wicked Good Vintage ( 2 15 lap heats) Powder Puff/Young Guns Race 10 Laps Features 20 Laps each Maine National Guard Northern Lights Cary Medical Center Challenger Series Clukey’s Auto Supply Fast Fours Hogan Tire Street Stocks Coca Cola Super Streets Wicked Good Vintage Features 2 -20 lappers Concert on the Grandstand side with Unlucky Joe!
Vintage Racing with a Little Rock n Roll!last updated on 7/10/2012
This weekend marks the first ever Race and Rock night at Spud Speedway. This Saturday night, July 14th, the action all gets under way at 6pm as we welcome the Wicked Good Vintage Tour back for another great race. If you missed last year’s vintage race, you missed watching some of the coolest race cars around. Come join us and check out race cars from the 1930’s to the 1970’s battle it out to see who has the best little hot rod. We also will be featuring all of our weekly races as well racing under the lights! Immediately following the races, local rock band Unlucky Joe will be there to entertain everyone with their high energy rock and roll concert. Unlucky Joe has performed at many other local events over the past few years and they are sure to please anyone that likes a great party and loves to have a good time. The Limestone Snow Hawks will be there serving up ice cold beer in the beer garden as well for the entire show as a fundraiser for their snowmobile club. Of coarse you must be 21 years old to enter the beer garden and there will be a 100% ID check with no exceptions, so be sure to bring your ID. Be sure to get to the track this weekend for a great time following the Loring Speed Time Trials. This is a family event and everyone is invited to come and enjoy the show all for only $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for kids 5-16, and we also offer a family pass for $25.00 for 2 adults and 2 kids passes. Hope to see everyone there this weekend!
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