Drivers and fans alike have been buzzing about the April 19th Rome Speedway season opener since it was announced. The Sunday night track was scheduled to run on a Saturday night which gave many fans and drivers the opportunity to finally make it out to the world’s fastest 1/2 mile. Unfortunately, the wet conditions of the past winter have made prepping the track and facility more difficult than expected. In order to provide the best facility possible, the season opener has been postponed to the following Saturday night April 26th. The week of April 19th will have no racing at either track and the next race
Steady showers held off the opening practice event at Dixie Speedway two weeks ago but perfect weather brought a massive practice with it this past Saturday night. An official car count of 117 marked the largest practice in Dixie Speedway history and a great crowd filled the stands considerably. “It shows that everyone is ready to go racing and as excited as they are, I promise we are even more.” Said track owner Mickey Swims. Drivers were able to get in multiple sessions Saturday night and should be all geared up for Spring Championships this Saturday, April 12th.
The first event of the 2014 racing season at Dixie Speedway had to be postponed this past Saturday due to rain. Steady showers fell on the track all morning and a late afternoon rain put the track beyond racing conditions. Practice has been rescheduled to this Saturday night, April 5th. Unfortunately, this has left no open date for the scheduled practice at Rome Speedway and this event has been canceled all together. The weeks following practice will remain as scheduled. Spring Championships at Dixie Speedway will be held on Saturday April 12th and the Saturday night $3,000 to win Super Late Model race at Rome Speedway on
Engines will fire for the first time this season at Dixie Speedway as practice for all divisions will be held at 7 PM this Saturday night March 29th. Fans are invited to come out and see a preview of the coming racing season at no charge in the grandstand. All concession stands will be open and the traditional free cookout for the drivers will be held just after the pit gates open at 4 PM. In addition to this Saturday night, there will be a practice at Rome Speedway for the first time the following week, Saturday night April 5th. Once again, all concessions will be open and
The 2014 racing season at Dixie and Rome Speedways has brought several changes with the recent release of the season’s schedule. In addition to starting the year earlier with a practice at Dixie on March 29th, there will also be a practice at Rome Speedway for the first time ever on Saturday, April 5th. Also, the usual Sunday night ½ mile track will see a Saturday night program for the first time in nearly 20 years on April 19th. “The fans have been wanting more races at Rome for a long time, and we are as excited as they are to add two more races to the schedule