Kids Bike Night This Saturdayadmin
(July 25, 2021) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Kids Bike Night This Saturday
The annual Kids Bike Night is set to return this Saturday, July 31, at the Marysville Raceway. Kids 11 and under will be admitted FREE along with a paying adult. Kids are encouraged to bring their own type of two-wheeled bicycle and compete on the front stretch during intermission. Trophies and ribbons are awarded to the kids who participate in the bike races. Bike races will be lined up by ages. Drivers and officials help with the festivities. The kids will also have a chance to win a new bike with safety gear.
Championship auto racing continues with point race No. 13 featuring four divisions of mud slinging fun led by the popular winged 360 sprints, Hobby Stocks, Sport Mods and Limited Late Models. The action has been fast and furious at the quarter-mile oval raceway.
Pit gate for the competitors will open at 3 PM. Front grandstand gate will open at 5 PM. Cars will hit the action-packed quarter-mile oval dirt track around 6 PM.
Tickets can be purchased at the front gate. Adults are $15.00, juniors and seniors $13.00. Kids 11 and under are free. Fans can also buy their tickets online by visiting our website www.marysvilleraceway.com. Please be advised, there is a $2.00 fee associated with each purchase on-line.
The Limited Late Model division is too close to call. Jay Norton leads Dan Brown Jr. by just one point heading into Saturday’s showdown. Brown Jr. is the most recent winner, giving him now two wins in 2021. Norton has three. The third amigo in the mix is Rod Oliver who is only seven points back. Oliver is close to grabbing his first win of the season.
There is bumper to bumper traffic at the top of the IMCA Sport Mod division. Six drivers are only separated by 12-points. The anticipation for this Saturday night is palpable. Jimmy Ford holds a three-point edge over two drivers tied for second, Todd Copper and Scott Savell. Damian Merritt sits in fourth just six markers back of Ford. Brian Cooper has won win this season and holds down the fifth spot. Mike Merritt is sixth and the driver 12-points back of Ford.
For the eighth time this season the Hobby Stocks will showcase their amazing driving skills. Jacob Johnson continues to lead the way. Johnson holds a 15-point edge over Jerry Bartlett for the top spot. Both Johnson and Bartlett have one win a piece. Howard Law was on his way to win his fourth race of the year before being involved in an accident this past Saturday night. Law will regroup and try again on Kids Bike Night. Chris Van Roekel won his first race of the season last week and sits fourth. Zach Lindgren rounds out the top five.
Billy Wallace continues to hold a huge lead in the winged sprint cars. He holds a 51-point edge over Korey Lovell. Kevin Lovell continues to hold down the third spot. Pat Harvey sits in the fourth spot. A real battle is emerging between Steel Powell and RJ Baker as they are tied in points for the fifth spot.
If you are unable to attend the race our streaming partner www.norcalspeed.tv will have all the action.