Herz Precision Parts Wingless Nationals And More At CGS This Weekend; Karts Kick Off Weekend On Friday
By Ben Deatherage
(Photo Courtesy of Madman Photography)
Cottage Grove, Oregon- It’s the return of the biggest Non-Wing Sprint race in the entire Pacific Northwest. After a brief one year hiatus the Herz Precision Parts Cottage Grove Speedway Wingless Nationals are back. The best Non-Wing Sprint drivers will converge on the historic ¼-mile clay oval for two nights of excitement and thrills.
The Nationals get started on Saturday August 31st and end on Sunday September 1st. The Northwest Wingless Tour, IMCA Modifieds, and Pro-4’s are all scheduled to be in action for the two dates. Kyle Miller has won all three previous editions of the Cottage Grove Speedway Wingless Nationals and looks to capture his fourth this weekend.
Don’t forget that the World of Outlaw Sprints make their way back to CGS after a year’s absence. Tickets are still on sale via the Cottage Grove Speedway website.
The whole weekend will get started on Friday night with the Karts. This will have the future racing talent of the Northwest competing against one another on the Kart track which is located in the infield of the ¼-mile.
For the Kart race General Admission is FREE to spectators wanting to watch the action from the stands while Pit Passes are $10.00 and the Kart and Driver fee is $35.00. Racing is expected to get going around 6:30-6:45 PM.
Tickets for the races on Saturday and Sunday are $12.00 for Adults, Senior/Military/Junior (13-17) $10.00, Youths (6-12) $5.00, and Children under the age of five are FREE. A Family Pass is offered for $30.00 which includes two Adults and up to four Youths. Pit gates open at 2:00 PM, front gates 4:00, time trials 5:30, and racing starts around 6:45. An exclusive Two-Day pass will be offered for the weekend are $20.00 for Adults, $16.00 for Senior/Military/Junior (13-17) $10.00, and Youths $8.00.
The Cottage Grove Speedway has hosted fast and exciting action as far back as 1956. Since then the ¼-mile banked oval has been regarded as a place where fast times are set and plenty of side-by-side racing occurs. Regular classes include 360 Sprints, IMCA Modifieds, NW Extreme Winged Sprint Cars, Late Models, Street Stocks, and Hornets from the months of April till October every Saturday night. For more information be sure and visit the venue’s homepage www.cottagegrovespeedway.com or call the brand new Northwest Tracks Hotline at (360)-699-RACE.
Track: Cottage Grove Speedway
Location: 2150 North Douglas Street, Cottage Grove, Oregon, 97424
Northwest Tracks Hotline- (360)-699-RACE
Ben Deatherage (Publicist)- (541)-598-6643
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