posted May 12, 2002 05:11 PM
NEBRASKA RACEWAY PARK HONORED TO HOST THE NSCA SPRINT CARS LAWRENCE IDEUS
May 10, 2002 - Greenwood, Neb. - Dirt track racing fans are preparing for a
full weekend of racing at Nebraska Raceway Park. Sprint car enthusiasts
will be treated to the NSCA Lawrence Ideus Memorial on Saturday, May 18.
The racing action then continues on Sunday, May 19 as Nebraska Machinery and
Nebraska Rents present the NASCAR Weekly Racing Series and the annual Kids
versus the Cat!
Friday's action will feature the Nebraska Beef Producers NSCA Ethanol E-10
Sprint Series, Nebraska's own touring 360 sprint car series. They will
compete in the Lawrence Ideus Memorial, their second event of the 2002
season and first of the year at NRP. A high car count is anticipated with
drivers from 6 different states providing fans with one of the most
thrilling sprint car shows around. In addition, race fans can take a trip
down memory lane as the Good 'Ole Time Racing Association Vintage Coupes
return along with the Nebraska Modified Lite dwarf cars. Front gates open
at 5:30 p.m., with hot laps at 7:00 p.m. and racing at 7:30 p.m. Adult
tickets will be $10, kids 6-12 $3 and kids 5 and under FREE.
Sunday, NRP will host the exciting NASCAR Weekly Racing Series presented by
Nebraska Machinery and Nebraska Rents. The night will also feature the
popular Kids versus the Cat, kids tog-o-war with the big Caterpillar tractor
at intermission. The NASCAR Dodge Super Late Models will be in action along
with the Walker Uniform Rental Grand Nationals, O'Reilly Auto Parts Pro-Ams
and Jasper Engines and Transmissions Hobby Stocks. Front gates open at 4:30
p.m. with racing at 6:00 p.m.. Adult admission $9, kids 6-12 $3 and 5
Nebraska Raceway Park is a .4 mile, semi-banked dirt oval featuring the
NASCAR Weekly Racing Series every Sunday night April through September plus
specials including the Pennzoil World of Outlaws, NSCA Sprint Car Series,
UDTRA Super Late Models and more. Directions to NRP: Take I-80 to Exit
#420 between Omaha and Lincoln, then go north just ½ mile and you are ready
to go racing. For more information on Nebraska Raceway Park visit www.neracewaypark.com or call (402) 944-2233.