Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Raceway Park Season Opener 2013
Sunday May 5th marked the "beginning of the end" of the final season racing at 1 Checkered Flag Blvd in Shakopee MN.
Recovery Technology Solutions has proposed a 20 Million dollar asphalt recycling to be built on the 10 acre site that is the 50+ year home of Raceway Park.
Raceway Park owner John Hellendrung has vowed to keep the 2013 race season intact as scheduled. www.goracewaypark.com
Jack Purcell worked a lot of lapped traffic and won the Mini Stock feature with #14 Justin Schelitzche taking second.
Ricky Martin won the Thunder V-8 Feature.
Josh Gernentz was the winner in the Front Wheel Flyer division.
The Flag Pole Race feature winner was #41 Todd Tacheny.
Justin Otterholt was the winner of the Spectator drags. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G7tWSiTxj1U&feature=youtu.be
Dean Reller will interview winners Todd Tacheny and Rick Martin on Speed Talk on 1360 Radio. Saturday May 11th, 10-11am on KRWC radio 1360 AM in Buffalo MN or on the web at www.krwc1360.com
Racing resumes at Raceway Park every Sunday night at 6pm until the season finale on September 1st.
Photos courtesy of Scott Searcy and Cricket Prints. To see the entire photo gallery https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.572594582761015.1073741830.114819991871812&type=1