Racers and fans from across Midwest United States and Ontario are counting down the days to the biggest, and premiere event on the Kinross Speedpark’s 2016 schedule.
This coming weekend (September 16-18) the local 1/4 mile asphalt oval will host the 11th Annual Memorial Invitational in memory of Randy Dewitt and Ted Brooks.
This special event was created to pay tribute to two individuals whom have had a long-lasting impact on the Speedpark along with the communities in the Twin Sault Area’s.
Practice session runs Friday Night (Sept. 16) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. with Main Grandstand admission FREE to those that wish to get a preview of the cars and stars in attendance.
Following practice the Speedpark’s “house” band STEELHEAD will provide entertainment in the main grandstand area.
Then on Saturday, September 17 full racing action begins with time trials at 1:30 p.m. and racing action at 4 p.m.
Five divisions of cars will take to the track with the Precision Forestry Modifieds, Fernelius Hyundai Template Late Models, ABC Stock Cars and Four Cylinders.
Main grandstand admission pricing is set at $12 USD/CDN for Adults, $8 USD/CDN for Seniors & Students while Kids 11 & Under are FREE.
Building off last year’s eighty-six (86) competitors, this year is building momentum to be a record-breaking event as competitors from the Norway Speedway (Norway, MI), Sands Speedway (Marquette, MI), Onaway Speedway (Onaway, MI), Northern Michigan Speedway (Elmira, MI), Whittemore Speedway (Whittemore, MI), Spartan Speedway (Mason, MI) among others have confirmed their attendance to compete against the Kinross regulars.
Defending champions of the event are Todd Jackson (#43M) in the Precision Forestry Modifieds, Dalton Zehr (#119) in the Fernelius Hyundai Late Models, Tom Stone (#10) in the ABC Stock Car A-Division, Todd Yelle (#91) in the ABC Stock Car B-Division and Wyatt Goodwin (#36) in the Four Cylinders.
The Kinross Speedpark is conveniently located sixteen miles south of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan at the Chippewa County Fairgrounds. Take exit 378 off the I-75.
The Kinross Speedpark is a proud home of the Contingency Connection $100,000 Racer Rewards Program.