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Raceway season opener delayed, set for Sunday PDF Print E-mail
Written by Holyoke Enterprise   

Mother Nature won round one of the Phillips County Raceway season opener Saturday, April 20 because of much-needed rain and snow.

With a forecast for sunshine and 70 degrees Sunday, April 28, the rematch is on.

The PCR season will open with the BST Spring Break Bash Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Phillips County Fairgrounds raceway in Holyoke. It is anticipated that the final checker will fall by 6-6:30 p.m.

The afternoon racing is packed and filled with six divisions. On tap will be the BST dirt car late models, BST/IMCA mod stocks and sport mod tours, hobbies and dwarfs.

For a special fan appreciation driver meet and greet, the pits will be open to the public from 1-2 p.m. This is available to all who purchase a grandstand admission for the day.

Spectators are invited to see their favorite driver up close and personal, to take pictures and obtain autographs. They can watch the drivers get ready for the afternoon’s entertainment.

For the meet and greet session, fans should go to the gate between the pits and the grandstands to enter.

Following the season opener this Sunday, the next PCR races will be Saturday, May 11, starting at 7 p.m.

PCR will be running every other Saturday night, allowing for more Denver cars to compete.

Actual race days are May 11 and 25; June 8 and 22; July 4, 13 and 27; Aug. 10 and 24; and Sept. 14. All races begin at 7 p.m., with the exception of the July 4 races at 5 p.m. and this Sunday’s season opener at 3 p.m.

Further information about Sunday’s race or the entire raceway season is available on the website or

Holyoke Enterprise April 25, 2013