Selinsgrove Speedway will open its 2020 season with a “Breakout Weekend” coming up this Friday and Saturday, May 29 and 30 (UPDATE Now May 30-31) featuring the Modern Heritage 410 sprint cars on Friday (Now Sunday) night and the Super Late Models on Saturday night. Due to social distancing guidelines the speedway will only be permitted to open to fans at a limited capacity. Entry will take place on a first come, first serve basis. Both shows will be available for live pay per view streaming on thecushion.com.
Presented by Slivinski Law Offices of Selinsgrove and Middleburg, Sunday’s show including time trials for the Modern Heritage 410s will begin at 7 pm with gates opening to general admission fans at 4:30 pm. The A & A Auto Stores roadrunners are also on the Sunday racing program. The 25-lap sprint car main will pay $4,000 to win and $400 to start.
Saturday’s Super Late Model and Apache Tree Service 305 sprint car show will get underway at 7 pm with gates opening at 4 pm. The Super Lates will race for $4,000 to win as well in a 30-lap feature.
Snyder County, where Selinsgrove Speedway is located, will be in the state’s announced Green Phase this coming weekend, when oval officials will wave the first green flag of the season.
Everyone in attendance at each show will be required to sign a waiver before entering the track acknowledging the risks involved in attending a large event during the COVID-19 pandemic. The waiver is available on Selinsgrove’s website, www.selinsgrovespeedway.com, and fans are encouraged to bring a signed copy of the wavier with them to limit contact with track employees upon arrival.
The track will have a limited number of masks available for purchase at the novelty stand. Promoters are taking precautionary measures to ensure a safe environment for fans, participants and employees as they make the return to racing. If you are displaying symptoms of COVID-19 and/or are not feeling well, we ask that you please stay home.
Fans are encouraged to bring exact change with them as an additional measure to limit contact points at the ticket booths. Ticket pricing both nights is $20 for general admission, $10 for students (12-17 with ID) and $30 for a pit pass. Concession stands will be operating, offering a limited menu.
PPV pricing will be $19.97 per night with a big 40% discount for current paid members of The Cushion, lowering the purchase price to $12.00.
Fans are encouraged to wear a mask, social distance, follow CDC guidelines, bring a signed copy of the waiver and use exact change when possible. There will be NO RE-ENTRY at either the grandstand or pit gates. The pit gate will be closed when racing starts each night.
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