Lake Odessa, Michigan (Saturday, May 28th, 2011): Due to persistent showers and thunderstorms and a drenched parking lot throughout the grounds, I-96 Speedway Officials have cancelled the events scheduled for Saturday, May 28th. which was to be Day I of the Memorial Day Holiday Weekend Celebration.
The Memorial Day Holiday Weekend Celebration continues THIS Sunday, May 29th as a very special Fan Appreciation Night is on tap. Ticket Prices are just $5.00 to get into the Grandstands! In addition, any patrons holding on to their tickets from the postponed World of Outlaws Sprints show from the May 21st rain out, will get into the grandstands for FREE! Pit Passes are just $15.00.
The Lane Automotive UMP Modifieds, Renegade Racing Fuels & Lubricants UMP Street Stocks, and Jim’s Auto Body of Portland UMP Sport Compacts will be racing under a special “Bracket Style” format. The Pay Scale and Race Procedures for this event will be different from a normal weekly show. Buy-In Bracket Races: Special Invitational Races for the three (3) UMP divisions will be conducted throughout the evening. More Details can be found on the website at: www.i96speedway.com and click on the second rotator titled; “Sunday, May 29th – Memorial Day Holiday Weekend Celebration Day II” located within the top rotator.
There will also be a special Invitational for Pro 4s / Modified Mini Stock teams. Open to ANY and ALL Four-Cylinder cars and trucks, front and rear wheel drive. “Run What You Brung” (As long as it’s a Four-Cylinder) and hope you brought enough! There will also be Spectator Drags as well.
For Sunday, May 29th, the Pit Gates Open will open at 2:00p.m. The Grandstands swing open at 4:00p.m. Practice will start at 5:00p.m. Then after Pre-Race Ceremonies / Invocation / National Anthem(s), Racing Starts at 6:00p.m. After the races on Sunday night, Co-Owners/Promoters, Mike and Sarah Mouch will be hosting an I-96 Speedway Memorial Day Holiday Party featuring live music in the pavilion lasting throughout the evening.
Finally to complete the holiday weekend, the big ½ (0.500) mile high-banked dirt oval comes to life with the ultra fast, fire breathing, winged warriors of the World of Outlaws Sprints Series returns to Lake Odessa, Michigan and will be joined by the Lane Automotive UMP Modifieds on the big ½ mile. The “Greatest Show On Dirt” will return to race in the “Rumble In Michigan” that was postponed from the May 21st rain out.
Tickets are STILL AVAILABLE! You can order yours today by going to the SLS Promotions Website at: www.slspromotions.com/i96.php For Monday, May 30th, the Pits Gates will open at 1:00p.m., the Grandstands Open at 3:00p.m., Practice starts at 4:00p.m., with Qualifying at 5:30p.m., and Racing starts at 6:30p.m.
Camping is allowed throughout the Memorial Day Holiday Weekend Celebration for absolutely Free. For more information regarding the 2011 racing season at I-96 Speedway, please call: 1 (616) 642-0555 or visit the website at: www.i96speedway.com You can also follow the entire 2011 season in Lake Odessa, Michigan by becoming a fan on the tracks Facebook Fan Page. Just go to: www.facebook.com and search “I-96 Speedway”and click on “Like” today. You can even follow us on Twitter, just go to: www.twitter.com and search “I-96 Speedway”