Spencer Speedway Drag Racing Season Opener Notes
Well the season is fast approaching and we
have been diligently working on getting the facility
ready for racing. We have some new staff joining the
track official team to replace some of the staff not
returning and to continue with the burn out area
clean up and also continue in the organization of
the staging lanes.
In the continuance of organizing the staging lanes is the assistance of
the racers in getting to the lanes when you are
called up to the lanes promptly. Do not come to the
lanes prior to your class being called as this will
result in either you being returned to your pit area
or taking a lap. I ask this as we are getting too
much confusion in the lanes when we are planning
different things and if a racer gets into the lanes
when not supposed to be there it bottle necks
everything and we are not always able to move out of
the way. Please pay attention to the announcements
as they will give you the information needed. We
will be announcing the bye runs in between rounds,
this is so the bye run racer doesnít get into the
lanes and then we have to try to get that racer out
into the appropriate staging area. Each class will
be called 3 times as in the past, 5 minutes after
3rd call the lanes will be closed and the
possibility of loss of chance to run.
The first couple of weeks we will be opening the gate at 1pm for tech
inspection. Get there early, get your car inspected
so we can start time trials promptly at 5:30.
Absolutely no car will be allowed down the track
unless it has been through tech inspection.
May 11th only the time trials will be open. This means do
as many time trials as you wish, there will be no
fee charged. We ask that you keep movement on the
track, help season the track by getting some rubber
down. Once there is no movement prior to 7:30pm we
will close time trials. The qualifier for bye run in
the 1st round eliminator time trial will be started
approximately 6:30 or so, depending on car count. We
must keep movement on the track at all times, unless
there is a break down of some sort.
The Super class entry fee has been raised to $50.00. The additional $5.00
of the lower car count for each tier is going
towards the payout. In example for the 10-20 car
count $50.00 (10 x $5) will be added to payout,
21-30 car count $105.00 (21 x $5) added to payout,
etc. The majority of the increase is going towards
payout. The new payout will be posted. The first car
count tier will now be paid 4 places with 3rd and
4th place getting $50.00. I realize it isnít much
however it is a start. Bring the car count up and
more payout is realized.
We will be having a drag race exhibition again on May 31st. If you would
like to participate please advise us, as we have a
Chassis certification is on June 8th from 12-4pm. Cost is $150.00 all
going to NHRA. If you are going to participate,
please let me know so I can advise NHRA. If we do
not get enough participation it will be cancelled.
Bracket finals are September 19-21 at Numidia Raceway in Pennsylvania. If
you need hotel accommodations reserve early as the
County fair is starting on the 22nd. I will need to
have team participation count to NHRA by August 1st.
The entry fee is $75.00 and we have a smaller team
count of 40 entrants.
Season Pit spaces are available for $200/per spot. If you are interested
please complete the form on the website and submit
with $200. The spaces have been renumbered there are
27 spaces available. The racers that had pit spaces
last year will have 1st option for the spot they had
last year (just a different number). If all of last
years spots are renewed this will leave
approximately 12-14 spaces available. Reserve your
spot as soon as possible. Also anyone who has a spot
reserved if you could provide a cone with your name
on it that can be left at the track we will place at
your space every week, that would be greatly
Last item is regarding Pit Vehicles. All motorized pit vehicles
MUST be registered with the track with a pit
vehicle sticker. The pit vehicle sticker can be
purchased with NHRA insurance for $50.00 or if you
have proof of insurance (copy needed to be on file)
for $10.00. These are good at any Northeast Division
track until December 31st of current year.
ABSOLUTELY NO OPERATION of pit vehicle on
property without proper registration. This
will be strictly enforced! See me for your
Thank you and we look forward to seeing everyone on May 11th.