North Ga. Speedway Reschedules National Title Pawn Crate Warm-Up Race #2

Monday, September 23, 2013
Colby Kilgore car
Colby Kilgore car

The North GA Speedway promoter Jason Jones had to postpone and reschedule this weekends National Title Pawn "Crate Warm-Up Race #2 due to inclement weather on Saturday. The second of two warm-up races for the Crate Late Model division, in preparation for the "1-Big Crate ShowDown" event, paying $5,000 to-WIN, Saturday night, Oct.12, will now be contested next Saturday, September 28th. The Crate LM Warm-Up Race #1 (on Sept. 14th) prompted the increase in purse to offer drivers a final chance to hit the 1/3 mile clay bank ultra fast dirt track before showdown in three weeks. Warm-Up Race #1  provided one of the closest finishes in the history of the race-track which was won by local racer # 44 Colby Kilgore. Gates will open at 4 p.m. with racing starting around 7 p.m.

The 2nd Crate Warm-Up Race is paying $1,200 to-WIN / 25 laps with no Entry Fee. The winner of Warm-Up Race #2 will have a guaranteed starting spot for the "1-BiG Crate ShowDown" event on Oct.12. Qualifying will set precedent for the feature that has a tire rule of Hoosier 1600’s and 1350’s Crate 21 and Crate 55. American Racers 48’s and 56’s. Tires must have all numbers and name on the tire, No chemical altering, No grinding off of numbers or names, any tire that has been altered will be illegal. All classes including LLM Steelhead will be in competition Saturday, Sept. 28, along with the Crate LM's. On all four corners no longer open front. GrandStand Tickets are only $10 with Pit Passes being $25. 

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