I-37 Speedway Roars Back To Life, Grand Re-opening on 3/24-25/17
By JM Hallas, Photo credits Dan Verrips
Pleasanton, TX.,(March 21st, 2017) Once again the roar of race engines will be heard at I-37 Speedway, just south of town. After being closed for several seasons, R&M Promotions has picked up the lease on the ¼ mile, semi-banked, dirt oval and will begin their season this coming weekend. After a successful open practice on Saturday the 18th, another Friday practice is slated for the six classes running at the facility. Saturday night will be the tracks first official race.
Lonnell Timmons Jr in his Modified (Photo by Dan Verrips)
The regular weekly classes will be the Cash Bred Off Road Modifieds, Nogalitos Gear Limited Late Models, Swenson Racing Products Sport Modifieds, SABFI Transportation Street Stocks, All In Designs Pure Stocks and Brown Chevrolet Sport Compacts.
The track will run every other weekend with two special two-day shows scheduled, one mid-season, and the always well attended Big Buck Shootout at years end.
Robby Minten in his Sport Modified (Photo by Dan Verrips)
R&M Promotions(Ray Doyon III and Michael Keylich) both come from an extensive racing background. Doyon, a long time area circle track racer, has another generation of family coming up through the ranks. Keylich, on the other hand, comes to the table with drag racing credentials. This should make for an interesting combination. George Jones, who has run San Antonio Raceway and the Cycle Ranch in the past, will be in charge of managing day-to-day operations.
Since early this year track officials and volunteers have been out working on upgrades at the track. New grandstand seats and buildings have been constructed, as well as rewiring the facilities lighting and a fresh coat of paint.
First Race of the 2017 Season, Saturday March 25th, 2017!
4p.m. Pit Gates Open
4p.m. Spectator Gates Open
Adult General Admission $12
Military & Senior Citizen $8
Child General Admission (6-12)
$6 Child General Admission
(5& under) FREE
Pit Pass Admission:
All Ages $25
CONCESSION STAND OPEN WITH HOT FOOD AND COLD DRINKS
Designated smoking areas
Absolutely NO glass containers allowed
Cash and credit cards accepted (NO CHECKS)
R&M Promotions reserves the right to refuse anyone service
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