Seekonk Speedway ready to kick off 2012 season with the Phil’s Propane 60, and a full slate of weekend activities.
The 67th season of Action is ready to kick into high gear at The Action Track of the East, with 2 days of events.
On Saturday, Seekonk Speedway presents the second annual Show and Go, a Classic Car Show and Burn Out Drag Races, presented with Kraze Korlacki Speed Equipment. With over 30 classes of cars scheduled for judging by the Mass Cruisers, hundreds of cars are expected to be on hand. In addition to the show, those that are brave enough will have the chance to compete in the Burn Out Drags, which will be held on the 1/3 mile oval. There is a $10 registration for the cars to compete in the Show and Go. Gates open at 8am, judging starts at 9, and the Burn Out Drags happen at 1pm.
While the Show and Go is happening in the main parking lot, the competitors will be gearing up for Sundays Opening Day with their final pre-season practice session. This is the final opportunity for competitors from Seekonk, and touring divisions that will be competing at Seekonk, to get ready for their season. Pit gates open at 9am for competitors, and rookies hit the track at 10. There is no charge to watch the practice session through the main gate, and to enjoy the Show and Go.
On Sunday, Seekonk Speedway kicks off their 67th season into high gear with a 5 division platter of competition. Headlining the afternoon will be the Phil’s Propane 60 lap main for the ARC Pro Stocks. Phil’s has been a part of the Seekonk Speedway family for over 20 years, and is also the official Propane Company of Seekonk Speedway. Phil’s will celebrate their 60th anniversary in 2012, and their celebration kicks off our 2012 season.
Also on the docket will be the Late Models, Sport Trucks, Street Stocks, and the NELCAR and Nick’s Pit Stop Legend Cars. With double points on the line, opening day can have a serious impact on the final outcome of the points championship events.
On Sunday, the pit gates open at 10am, with final practice at 12 noon. After a short session, the 2012 season officially opens at 2pm. Admission price is just $12.00 for adults, with kids under 12 FREE. The front gates open at 12:00 on Sunday. For more information, check us out at seekonkspeedway.com, or find us on Facebook.