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Richmond Raceway’s Richmond Rumble Cancelled

Richmond Raceway
Richmond Raceway

Richmond Raceway’s Richmond Rumble Cancelled on FRIDAY April 17 Due to Wet Condtions; Spring Shootout Still ON for SATURDAY April 18

Richmond, KY- April 12, 2015- Richmond Raceway co-promoters Larry, Chad, and Sarah Yantz have cancelled the Richmond Rumble that was scheduled for FRIDAY April 17 due to the wet condtions of the grounds at the track after heavy rains on Tuesday that caused flooding in and around the area at the Continue reading Richmond Raceway’s Richmond Rumble Cancelled

Richmond Raceway Presents Richmond Rumble on FRIDAY April 17; Spring Shootout on SATURDAY April 18

Richmond Raceway
Richmond Raceway

With the “Dawn of a New Era” season opener a huge success and now in the rear view mirror, Richmond Raceway co-promoters Larry, Chad, and Sarah Yantz are set to present a doubleheader of racing action at Richmond Raceway on FRIDAY April 17 and SATURDAY April 18 as the Richmond Rumble will take place on Friday April 17, with the Spring Shootout set for the following evening on Saturday April 18 at the 3/10 mile clay oval known as “The Beast of the East”. Continue reading Richmond Raceway Presents Richmond Rumble on FRIDAY April 17; Spring Shootout on SATURDAY April 18

“Dawn of a New Era” Opening Night Winners at Richmond Raceway‏

Richmond Raceway
Richmond Raceway

Richmond Raceway kicked off “The Dawn of a New Era” on Saturday evening as the Yantz family officially opened the 3/10 mile Madison County clay oval for action and opening night feature event winners included Victor Lee of Danville, KY in Barry Turner of Century 21 Advantage Realty Super Late Models, Cameron Marlar of Winfield, TN in Modifieds, Todd Coffman of Parksville, KY in REVELution Race Cars Pro Late Models, Russ Gabbert of Berea, KY in KDRA Super Stocks, Brian Ferguson of Ezel, KY in Four Cylinders, and Scott Crusenberry Continue reading “Dawn of a New Era” Opening Night Winners at Richmond Raceway‏

Richmond Raceway Issues Technical Bulletin Concerning Modified Division Tires

Richmond Raceway
Richmond Raceway

Richmond Raceway co-promoters Larry, Chad, and Sarah Yantz would like to make a rule clarification concerning the siping and grooving of tire for competitors in the track’s Modified division.

While Richmond Raceway is not a UMP DirtCar sanctioned track, the track will be following the UMP DirtCar Modified rules for the 2015 season from the standpoint of body rules and the siping/grooving of tires and the 2,400 lb. minimum weight rule. Per the UMP DirtCar rule concerning tires for Modifieds on page 64 of the Continue reading Richmond Raceway Issues Technical Bulletin Concerning Modified Division Tires

Berea Police Foot Pursuit 10K

BPD 10K
BPD 10K

Registration is now open for the annual Berea Police Foot Pursuit 10K.

The BPD Foot Pursuit 10K Run & 5K Walk will take place on Saturday April 11, 2015 at the Farrristown Middle School 751 Farristown Industrial Drive Berea, KY. Start Time will be 9:00am and end at 11:00am. Price: $25.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee. Registration ends April 10, 2015 at 5:00pm. Click on the following link for registration form. http://bereaky.gov/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/2015-10K-Flyer.pdf

This race will be benefiting the Supporting Heroes Foundation. Their mission is to honor the service and sacrifice of public safety heroes who give their lives in the line of duty – by caring for the loved ones that they leave behind.

Richmond Raceway Announces Details About Super Late Model “Butterball” Dash Qualifiers

Richmond Raceway
Richmond Raceway

Richmond Raceway co-promoters Larry, Chad, and Sarah Yantz are excited to announce a unique program that should help provide some incentive to drivers in the Super Late Model division to want to be in action every chance they have at the 3/10 mile clay oval known as “The Beast of the East”.

The “Butterball” Dash Qualifiers are events that will lead up to the “Butterball” Tune-Up event on Saturday July 11 and will culminate at the 28th Annual Sunoco Race Fuels Paul “Butterball” Wooldridge Memorial event on Saturday July 18 that will pay $10,028 to win and be sanctioned by the Southern Continue reading Richmond Raceway Announces Details About Super Late Model “Butterball” Dash Qualifiers

Season Opener Set for Richmond Raceway

Richmond Raceway
Richmond Raceway

Richmond Raceway co-promoters Larry, Chad, and Sarah Yantz are set to present “The Dawn of a New Era” at Richmond Raceway this Saturday April 11 as the 3/10 mile clay oval known as “The Beast of the East” will kick off the 2015 racing season with the “The Dawn of a New Era” Season Opener, featuring all weekly racing divisions in competition.

This will be the first event at Richmond Raceway since the Yantz family acquired the track back in August of 2014 and while many improvements Continue reading Season Opener Set for Richmond Raceway