Williams Grove Champion Racing Oil National Open Is Sept. 28, 29 & 30
Story By: Shaun Brouse/Williams Grove Speedway
Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com
Mechanicsburg – The 55th annual Williams Grove Speedway Champion Racing Oil National Open for the World of Outlaws Crafstsman Sprint Car Series is just two weeks away with action slated for Thursday, Friday and Saturday, September 28, 29 and 30.
The three-day affair will showcase the best of the Pennsylvania Posse sprint car stars against the World of Outlaws Craftsman Series sprint car series stars in an epic battle culminating with a $50,000 to win, 40-lap finale on Saturday night.
Thursday and Friday will feature main events paying $10,000 to win.
In addition, the Thursday night program will also include the held over Champion Racing Oil Summer Nationals feature from July 22.
And what all of this means is that up to $90,000 in winnings could be claimed by one driver should he sweep all four main events contested during the three-day stretch.
Adult general admission on Thursday and Friday is set at $30 with youth ages 13 – 20 admitted for $15 and students 12 and under admitted for free.
Saturday’s adult admission is $35 with youth priced at $20.
Camping gates will open on Tuesday, September 26 at noon. Rates for the week are $40.
Last year’s winner of the only open show to be completed due to rain was local driver Danny Dietrich of Gettysburg, who took a $25,000 event run on Friday, October 14, after three consecutive days of rain on September 29, 30 and October 1.
The Champion Racing Oil National Open will also see the 2017 Williams Grove Speedway Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint car series champion crowned.
In a quest for his first-ever Williams Grove Speedway track title, Salfordville’s Freddie Rahmer leads the point standings heading into the big three-day Open program.
Williams Grove will close the 2017 sesaon with a “Run What ‘Ya Brung” show of 410 sprints and super late models on October 6 at 7:30 pm.
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