By Edward Anschutz
(Sturgeon Bay, WI) May 1, 2014- Due to extremely wet conditions Prestige Yacht Coatings Thunderhill Raceway has cancelled it’s opener that was scheduled for this Saturday May 3. With rain all week and cool temperatures the track is simply to soft.
“As I’ve stated from the beginning, we will look out for the drivers and their race cars. The best way to do so early on is with a smooth racing surface.” Stated track promoter Woody Wodack; “We are crossing our fingers in hope that mother nature plays nice and we can get the season rolling next weekend.”
Mothers Day weekend will play host to our season opener on Saturday May 10 and will be brought to you by Maas Floral, Woody’s Signs and WDOR.
A practice for next week is still on the slate, weather permitting. Stay tuned to your social media outlets for information on when that will take place.
The banquet date for the $30,000 driver contingency program has been set for November 8 at The Draft Haus in Sturgeon Bay. Drivers can not miss more that 3 nights of racing and must attend the banquet in order to be eligible for all contingencies. A complete inventory of contingencies will be released very soon as the list has grown.
Five divisions do battle every Saturday night through the summer. IMCA Modified, IMCA Stock Car, IMCA Northern Sport Mod, IMCA Hobby Stock and Street Stocks will compete on the 1/3rd mile clay oval. For more information, please visit the track’s website at www.racethunderhill.com Thunderhill is located at the John Miles Fair Park on Sturgeon Bay’s east side. Track GPS address is 1116 N 15th Pl. Pit gates open at 3:30 P.M. racing starts at 6:00 P.M. For your social media outlet like Thunderhill Raceway on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.