Toledo, Ohio—July 24, 2018: Toledo Speedway will jump back into action after a 3-week break with 3 consecutive Friday shows, beginning with the all-new Street Drags Friday night, August 3. That event will be followed by Everyone’s a Kid Night-$3 admission for all and Autograph Night August 10. Friday, August 17 is the date for the wildly-popular Night of Destruction, featuring the School Bus Figure 8’s.
A 300 foot track has been set up using Toledo’s front stretch for the Street Drag events, new to the schedule this season. While participation has been on the low side, the track will schedule the events again in 2019. The concept of “Drive It to the track and race it” has begun to take off across the country at short tracks. The gates open at 5:30 for registration, practice runs begin at 6:15 and show time is 7:30 p.m.
Friday night, August 10 is the beginning of a huge weekend of events at the Toledo Speedway complex. Friday, Saturday and Sunday August 10-12 the Toledo Speedway BMX Track, located on the west end of the grounds, will host the 2018 Buckeye Nationals, with close to 1000 bicycle riders expected from across the country. And Friday night, August 10 the speedway will host Everyone’s a Kid Night, featuring $3 admission for all!
August 10 is also R & M Recycling/Glass Bowl Lanes Autograph Night, allowing fans to walk onto the track and meet their favorite drivers! The Autograph session will begin at 6:45 and show time is 7:30 p.m. The ARCA Aramark Late Model Sportsman return to battle on the ½ mile paved oval, while the ARCA Victory Lane Quick Oil Change Figure 8’s and the ARCA Factory Stocks will trade paint on the short track. A Kids Power Wheels Derby is also scheduled for kids ages 3-10. Registration forms are available on the track’s website home page under forms—www.toledospeedway.com.
The month of August activity wraps up with the Play Zone of Toledo/Lakeshore Utility Trailer Sales “Night of Destruction”, featuring the School Bus Figure 8 race! A Figure 8 Train race, Boat Figure 8 race and a Flag Pole race are also included. Stock Car racing will also be a part of the August 17 show, as the Late Model Sportsman and Factory Stocks compete in their Season Championship events.
Tickets are now on sale for the August 17 event. All seating is general admission, first-come, first-serve. Adults are $16 each, children 6-12 are $3, and under 6 are free. Tickets are available by calling the track office at 419-727-1100. A rain date of Friday, August 24 has been set if needed.
Race time for each of the 3 events is 7:30 p.m.