March Brings Williams Grove Speedway Opening Day




Mechanicsburg â€“ We are within the month for the first events of the 2015 season at Williams Grove Speedway as March dawns on the Cumberland County oval.  


Opening Day is set for Friday, March 27 at 7:30 pm, featuring the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars and the exciting super late models along with a fireworks display. 


Adult general admission for the prestigious season opener is set at just $15 with youth ages 12 – 20 admitted for just $10. 


A test and tune program will pre-date the season opener, taking place at 1 pm on Sunday, March 22.  The session will be open to 410 and 358 sprints, super sportsman, 358 late models and street stocks.


Admission to the infield for the practice session is free.   


The Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars will of course be the big ticket to see all season long at Williams Grove Speedway. 


The popular 410 sprints are slated to race in 34 programs during the 2015 Williams Grove season with the usual cast of big events dotting the slate. 


The 358 sprint cars will launch their 2015 campaign along with the 410 sprints on April 10 before returning 13 more more times during the season including three occasions when they will join forces to compete with the URC 360-powered sprints.


The first big Williams Grove race of the season comes up on April 17 when the Spring Classic Tommy Hinnershitz Memorial is staged as a kickoff to the 2015 Hoosier Diamond Series of races at the track. 


The Hoosier Diamond Series will include 11 events with a posted $5,000 going to the series champion at series end. 


The World of Outlaws 410 sprint cars will be back at Williams Grove Speedway with an expanded schedule in 2015 as the prestigious, heralded National Open gets expanded to a three-day race party. 


The 53rd annual Williams Grove Speedway National Open races will take place Thursday, October 1 and Friday, October 2 with the finale being staged on Saturday, October 3.


Thursday and Friday’s shows will pay $10,000 to win with the Open itself paying $50,000 to the champion on Saturday when the oval champion is crowned.  


The May weekend WoO stand spans May 15 and 16. 


The Summer Nationals for the World of Outlaws will take place July 24 and 25. 


The All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints will be hosted at Williams Grove on two occasions during the season, first appearing on April 24 and then again on June 12.  


The kickoff of the 2015 Saturday Night Series featuring the super sportsman is slated for Saturday, May 2.


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