34 Raceway season to kick off with car show and party
WEST BURLINGTON — 34 Raceway, West Burlington, will kick off the 2013 Racing Season with the Westland Mall/Midwest Performance and Power Car Show and Season Kick Off Party this weekend Saturday, March 16 and Sunday, March 17.
34 Raceway, along with some drivers and sponsors, is bringing back the two-day show to be held at Westland Mall.
Cars for the 2013 season will fill the mall for race fans and shoppers to get a sneak peak.
On Saturday night, March 16, join the 34 Raceway crew at Whitey’s Bar and Billiards starting at 7 p.m., where the winners of the car show will also be announced.
Champion Spark Plug’s $125,000 “Search for a Champion” contest top 15 finalist Donnie Steward of West Burlington will have a booth set up so folks can vote on-site for his chance at $50,000.
As an incentive for fan votes, the team is giving away a framed Kevin Harvick autographed poster, 2 tickets to the World of Outlaw sprint car show at 34 Raceway, gift certificates and koozies.
To be eligible for the give-a-ways, voters must vote and leave a comment on the facebook page or Champion voting site. The more votes/comments, the more chances a voter has to win.
Racers will take to the track for a test and tune on Saturday, March 23 with pit gates opening at 12 noon and testing to run from 1 until 4 p.m.
A pit pass will be required but grandstand admission is free.
The season kicks off with some “must see” races starting with the DOC 360 Sprint Invaders Frost Buster and Roberts Tire Center IMCA Modified Special on Saturday, March 30, where $1000 will go to the winner of the IMCA Modified feature.
The regular points races will begin on Saturday, April 27.