2014 CGS Schedule Full Of Exciting Racing Action From Start To Finish
By Ben Deatherage
(Photo Courtesy of Hull Family Photography)
Cottage Grove, Oregon- The 2014 season is expected to be a great one as the Cottage Grove Speedway gears up for the coming campaign. With thirty-two scheduled events fans will have plenty of opportunities to see the area’s best racing every Saturday night from April until September.
The whole season kicks off on Saturday April 5th with an open practice while the following weekend the first race of the year is scheduled to take place on the 12th. It won’t be long for the first special event of the year to occur as Friday April 25th and Saturday the 26th will play host to the Marvin Smith Memorial Grove Classic.
May will see the return of the very popular Fan Appreciation Night on the 10th and the American Sprint Car Series-National Tour will pay visits on Friday the 24th and Saturday the 25th. A pre-race party is planned to get the weekend underway on Thursday the 23rd to get everyone excited for what is sure to be two nights of awesome 360 Sprint action.
The ASCS-Northwest Region will be on hand a total of four occasions starting with Friday June 13th and Saturday the 14th while Speedweek Northwest will conclude at CGS for the second straight season. Those races will occur on Friday July 4th and Saturday the 5th. After the events have concluded on the Independence Day a massive fireworks display will be on hand for everyone to enjoy.
Also in the months of June and July CGS returns with the annual Modified Nationals and new to 2014 the 4-Cylinder Nationals, and taking place the same weekend as the Mod Nationals, on Friday June 27th and Saturday the 28th. Fans will also see two nights of Wild West Modified Speedweek action as these two nights will take place in the middle of the week with the first race on Tuesday July 22nd and Wednesday the 23rd.
The month of August will not see any slowing down of the action as Historical Night returns on Saturday the 2nd with fireworks to accompany the evening after the races have concluded. The Rolling Thunder Big Rigs will get their first crack at the Cottage Grove Speedway after last year’s disappointing rain out. The final weekend of the month will see two nights of action with the return of the prestigious King of the West Kage Kart race being ran for the first time ever at CGS.
Opening up the month of September will be the annual Wingless Nationals as Kyle Miller looks to keeps his perfect record intact. In the following two weekends champions will be crowned as like last year two championship nights will be held. On the final night of action, the 20th, a Demo Derby/Paint To Pass event will be held in addition to the classes already scheduled for the card.
As mentioned 2014 will be a year to remember and we hope you can see every minute of the action. For a full schedule of the upcoming season log on to www.cottagegrovespeedway.com. You can also find the latest news and press releases by visiting the aforementioned website.