posted September 25, 2001 08:18 AM
Central Washington State Fair Raceway
Central Washington State Fair Raceway will close out the 2001"Fun In The
Sun" season with two nights of fast paced, action packed racing as
the 2001 Central Washington State Fair gets underway in Yakima, WA this
Friday and Saturday, September 28th & 29th.
Last year it was two nights of hot racing action on the closing weekend of
the fair with the return of auto racing the fairgrounds after and
absence of nearly 50 years. In 2001, State Fair Raceway will welcome fans to
the three-eights clay oval with action packed racing featuring Sprints,
Hobby Stocks and Modifieds to help open another great Central Washington
With racing at all of the other Northwest dirt tracks finished for the 2001
season, State Fair Raceway is the only game in town for drivers
and crews that want to get in 'just one more race' before calling it a
Several drivers at the final hy-per-lube Northern Sprint Tour race were
expressing their intent to compete at State Fair and a field of thirty or
more sprint cars could easily be in attendance. Drivers like Jayme
Barnes, Shawna Wilskey, Chad Hillier, Rick Fauver, Jeremy Cooper, Barry
Martinez, Jay Cole, John Tharp, the Harkness brothers, Jason Solwold, Jeff
Thompson and Jim Cress will be putting the best sprints in the northwest on
the fast clay oval. Also expected are some of the top running Sportsman
Sprints from Skagit Speedway.
The popular Hobby Stock class featuring local drivers Chris Jeffery, Dwayne
Nunley, Harold Emmons, and James Adams of Yakima, Harold Emmons
of Selah and others will be joined by Grays Harbor Raceway Park hotshoes
like Rick Milbourn, Brad Justice, Chris Asche, Jack Parshall and Wes
Some of the Modified drivers from the Grays Harbor area that may well show
up for the last program of the year include Craig Moore, Leroy Lawhead,
Scott Miller, Kevin ****bower, Randy Ward and Josh and Leroy Muller.
For a great day and evening of entertainment, excitement and fast paced
racing, Central Washington State Fair and Raceway in Yakima, WA are the
place to be this weekend.
Reserved seating is $5 with racing action scheduled to get underway at 7 pm.
For more information contact the fairgrounds at 509-248-7160.