Newsline Nine Flip Merwin Memorial & Dave Lashua Pure Stock Memorial this Thursday - Kids' Night Reschedules
The Newsline Nine Flip Merwin Memorial has been rescheduled for Thursday, June 29th. On this night we will also pay special tribute to the late Dave Lashua, who was a Pure Stock driver and loyal to State Park Speedway for many years. We will honor Merwin during opening ceremonies and special trophy presentations will be made by both the Merwin and Lashua families througout the night. Green Miller Super Late Models presented by C-Tech will run a 75-lap feature in memory of Merwin, while a special 34-lap Ropa's Pizza Pure Stock feature will be run in memory of Lashua.
All divisions will be in action along with the Green Mill Super Late Models presented by C-Tech and Ropa's Pizza Pure Stocks. That inclides the Budweiser/Fabiano Brothers Limited Late Models, Snap-On Mini-Mods, Motors Service and Supply Mini-Stocks and D&D Automotive Bandoleros.
All divisions, with the exception of the Ropa's Pizza Pure Stocks, will race with their qualifying times form Friday, June 16th standing. The Ropa's Pizza Pure Stocks will re-qualifying becase this race is also part of a new Central Wisconsin Steel Frame Challenge Series, which Lashua helped create. All Pure Stock teams, please see special race information here.
With a busy night Thursday, Wausau Noon Optimist Kids' Night has been rescheduled to Thursday, July 20th. Sticking with kid’s night tradition, there will be kid’s bike races on track during intermission and the first 200 kids through the gate will get a coupon for free ice cream. It is asked that any kids interested in participating in the bike races please register by 7:00pm. In addition, there will be lots of kids raffle prizes and the Klements racing sausage will be there for pictures and a race of their own.
Fan gates will open at 4:30 for both events, with Fred Mueller Qualifying starting at 6:00pm. The racing action then gets underway at 7:00pm.
3:30pm - Pit Gate Opens
4:30pm - Fan Gates Open
6:00pm - Fred Mueller Qualifying
7:00pm - Racing Begins
Adults (13 and up) - $15
12 and under - FREE
FLIP MERWIN MEMORIAL & DAVE LASHUA PURE STOCK MEMORIAL
THURSDAY, JUNE 29th
PLUS SUPPORT DIVISIONS
(KIDS NIGHT RESCHEDULED FOR JULY 20TH)