Rules, Announcements ... and More.

The Season Begins! 
The first winner of the night was in the Port City Racing Pro Stock division with Rusty Seaver taking the win. Scott Phillps took the top spot in a tight race in the KFC Late Model main event. Nate Jones continued his 2013 championship form as he won the Engine Pro Pro Truck feature. AJ Ward grabbed the  IMCA Modified feature, while a barn burner in the Smokers Club Street Stock feature was taken by Jasen Wiley. The races On The Web Flinn Stock event was taken by Johnny "Showtime" Miller.  More later Sunday morning!

 

 

Racing begins as close to 7:30 as we can make it with the pit gates opening about 4:30 and the main stands opening at 5PM. Front gate adult admission will be $12 on 'regular nights' and $15 on 'special nights.' Kids will remain at $5. A season grandstand pass can be obtained for $220. Pit passes remain at $25. In probably the best deal of the year, a family pass for two adults and two kids is only $25! If you have questions you can drop me an email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or you can call the office at 989.235.5200.

When I sent out the email blast to tell people that practice had been cancelled, I got roughly 20 emails bounces. If your email has changed, drop me a note. Please tell me what it was and what it is now. Thanks!

SPECIAL NOTICE!!!!
It probably won't come as a surprise to you after the winter we've had but the extended forecast says the endless winter and its cold weather won't abate until almost June. After careful consultation amongst the Ron and the staff, after the first night of racing, start time will move to 7PM to help get everyone home before the 'really' cold weather hits at night. Please come prepared during Test and Tune to finish your registrations and such to help speed things up for opening night.

Starting on the second night, drivers and their cars must be checked no later than 5:45PM. Due to the tight time schedule, you may only 'call in - check in' once a month. Opening night, we will start as soon as possible, trying to maybe start before 7:30 on opening night. We hope this will help keep the fans in the stands as long as possible. In June, the start time will revert to 7:30PM.

Unfortunately, front gate admission prices will rise to $12 on 'regular nights' and $15 on 'special nights.' Kids will remain at $5. A season grandstand pass can be obtained for $220. Pit passes remain at $25. In probably the best deal of the year, a family pass for two adults and two kids is only $25!

I have received draft versions of the revised versions of the the Pro Truck rules, Street Stock rules, and the Pro Stock rules.

As announced at the banquet, there is a new rule for the Pro Trucks:

OPTIONAL TRANSMISSION RULE Bert type transmissions will be allowed. If a Bert type transmission is used, you must add an additional 50 lbs on each side in front of the engine plate. Weight may be adjusted for competitive quality. NO BALL SPLINE TRANSMISSIONS WILL BE PERMITTED.

If you can't make it to the track, you can use our exclusive DVR option to see all of the LIVE action or see the replay immediately after the race by visiting this page and then using the slider bar to jump around by visiting this LINK

Special thanks to our long time partners,Engine Pro and ARP for their continued support in bringing you live coverage of the race night events. If you haven't filled out your "Pay Dirt" application from Engine Pro, now is a good time to do so! CLICK HERE for info!


For those that intend to have minors entering the pits, here is the minor release form to have pre-filled out. PLEASE NOTE! "Legal" people say you need to do one of two things. Fill it out and have it notarized or fill it out but don't sign it until you are at the track so track officials can countersign it. Other forms will be posted here shortly.

 

August 18, 2012

Rookie Jason Playter, Jr. edged out some fierce competion to take his very first Port City Racing Pro Stock feature

Feature Winner Pro Stocks - August 18, 2012
 

as he won over Mike Husted, Chaney Newland, Jacob Headley, Vern Buskirk, Don Rohn, Josh Loomis, Todd Bush, Jack Emmons, Jr., and Andrew Fidler. Buskirk and Playter had taken earlier heat honors. Buskirk holds a three point lead over Newland going into the final points event of the season.

Pro Stocks    
Pos Car No Driver Points
1 B76 Vern Buskirk 702
2 54 Chaney Newland 699
3 45 Mike Husted 661
4 65,24 Don Rohn 652
5 25 Jacob Headley 639
6 88 Todd Bush 599
7 44H Blake Hollenbeck 593
8 4 Jason Playter, Jr. (R) 590
9 26 Barry Rinard 578
10 3H Rodney Heikkila 469
11 80 Jeramie Raby 466
12 24,65X Reb Marble 448
13 11 Josh Loomis 429
13 17 Gordon Snyder 429
15 94 Chad Raby 408
16 52K Ryan Kent 359
17 9T Ryan Teeter 242
18 3 Scott Bouck 207
19 310 Bobby Lynn 200
20 19S Cortland Skoog 196

 

Pro Stocks 8/18/2012

A Feature:1. Jason Playter, Jr. (Saranac, MI), 2. Mike Husted (Ionia, MI), 3. Chaney Newland (, MI), 4. Jacob Headley (Belding, MI), 5. Vern Buskirk (Crystal, MI), 6. Don Rohn (Sheridan, MI), 7. Josh Loomis (Weidman, MI), 8. Todd Bush (Hudsonville, MI), 9. Jack Emmons, Jr. (Comstock, MI), 10. Andrew Fidler (Elwell, MI), 11. Blake Hollenbeck (Sidney, MI), 12. Mark Davis (Portland, ), 13. Dan Rusco (Fremont, MI), 14. Marty Sowles (Stanton, MI), 15. Ryan Teeter (Crystal, MI), 16. Bret Hollenbeck (Greenville, MI), 17. Barry Rinard (Brant, MI), 18. Gary Buskirk (Stanton, MI), 19. Ryan Kent (Greenville, Mi), 20. Jeramie Raby (Riverdale, MI), 21. Rick Edmister (Ithaca, MI), 22. Reb Marble (Ithaca, MI), 23. Rob Brillhart (Crystal, MI),

 

Heat 1:1. Vern Buskirk (Crystal, MI), 2. Jacob Headley (Belding, MI), 3. Mike Husted (Ionia, MI), 4. Todd Bush (Hudsonville, MI), 5. Jack Emmons, Jr. (Comstock, MI), 6. Mark Davis (Portland, ), 7. Dan Rusco (Fremont, MI), 8. Gary Buskirk (Stanton, MI), 9. Barry Rinard (Brant, MI), 10. Ryan Teeter (Crystal, MI), 11. Ryan Kent (Greenville, Mi), 12. Rob Brillhart (Crystal, MI),

 

Heat 2:1. Jason Playter, Jr. (Saranac, MI), 2. Chaney Newland (, MI), 3. Blake Hollenbeck (Sidney, MI), 4. Andrew Fidler (Elwell, MI), 5. Bret Hollenbeck (Greenville, MI), 6. Jeramie Raby (Riverdale, MI), 7. Josh Loomis (Weidman, MI), 8. Don Rohn (Sheridan, MI), 9. Rick Edmister (Ithaca, MI), 10. Marty Sowles (Stanton, MI), 11. Reb Marble (Ithaca, MI),

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