Rain Halts Racing Friday at Dixieland Speedway

The sprint car of Jerald Harris of Dayton, Virginia, sits in the pit area prior to last years Virginia Sprint Series event at Dixieland Speedway.

Elizabeth City, NC – Showers and thunderstorms shuttered all on-track activities at Elizabeth City’s three-eighths mile motor speedway on Friday, forcing officials to cancel what was scheduled to be the 10thrace of the season featuring the Virginia Sprint Series. The event was called off shortly before lunch and became the fourth rained out race of 2019.

Action resumes Friday on Budweiser night featuring five divisions of competition and a special 25-lap Biggs Cadillac Buick GMC Stock Fours event, paying $500 to win.  Gates open at 5:00 p.m.  Racing kicks off at 8:00 p.m.  Tickets will be available for purchase in person.  For more information dial 252-771-5151 or visit online at dixielandspeedway.net.

 

About Dixieland Speedway:

Dixieland Speedway is northeastern North Carolina’s premier action track.  The 3/8-mile dirt oval has hosted exciting Friday night racing since 1983.  Long straightaways and tight turns lead to intense on-track action.  The clay track is 55 feet wide and turns one and two are banked at 12 degrees, while turns three and four are eight-degrees.  Race fans from all over the region have come to witness spectacular side by side racing through the years.  The family-friendly facility offers something for everyone as on-track action keeps fans on the edge of their seats all night long. Refreshment and souvenir stands are on site.  Tickets for all events are available for purchase in person.  Don’t miss your chance to see why they call Dixieland, the track that started it all.  To learn more, visit dixielandspeedway.net or follow Dixieland Speedway on Facebook (Dixieland Speedway), Twitter (@DixielandSpdwy) and Instagram (@dixielandspeedway).  Information by phone, dial 252-771-5151.  Dixieland Speedway is located at 1520 Northside Road in Elizabeth City

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