Test N’ Tune
TEST N' TUNE
Tyler County Speedway Test n’ Tune Pushed Back; Season Opener on Schedule
Stock Car Show at Speedway Diner Set for Saturday, April 5th from 10am-2pm
With mother-nature throwing the first caution flag of the 2014 season, the Hometown Racing Association continues to prep for the highly anticipated 40th Anniversary campaign. With cool, winter like temps and a rainy weekend forecast the scheduled Test n’ Tune scheduled for Saturday, March 29th has been pushed back to Wednesday Night, April 2nd from 6pm-10pm. General admission is FREE while pit admission is priced at $15. A rare mid-week Wednesday night open practice will give eager racers a tune-up before kicking off the 2014 season in earnest on Saturday, Night April 5th.
The Chase to the Championship will see the area’s finest racers converge on the Middlebourne, WV oval with Championship dreams and the season’s first checkered flag in sight. Year after year, the talented Tyler County track regulars, some of the toughest in the nation battle weekly at the regions most competitive speedway for a chance to be heralded as a Tyler County Speedway track champion. Looking to defend 2013 titles include cagey veteran Butch McGill, FASTRAK Northeast Champion Kyle Thomas, Mike “Bird” Wilson in the popular Modified division, Ohio’s Josh Baldwin and EDGE Hotmod Champion Chad Smith and the “Little Iceman” Jacob Ice.
With typical early season cool temps still lingering a fan friendly gesture of starting an hour earlier to get fans back home at a reasonable time is being implemented by track management. Gates will open at 3, with hotlaps and qualifying starting at 6 and racing getting underway at 7. General admission is priced at just $10, children 10 and under free while entry into the pits is $30.
Also don’t forget to stop in at Debbie’s Speedway Diner on Saturday, April 5th from 10am-2pm for a stock car show. Located just outside of Middlebourne, WV on Rt. 18 Debbie’s Speedway Diner features a quaint dining experience at a family affordable price. For more information regarding the Speedway Diner contact them at 304-758-0980. Be sure to stop in on your way to the ‘Bullring’ and get your first look at the 2014 rides before they get em’ dirty!