David Smith, Jr.
Longdale Advanced Tickets for NASCAR Night Featuring Wallace, Schrader and Stewart Now on Sale!
Longdale, Oklahoma – March 5, 2017 - Advanced tickets are on sale now for “NASCAR Night” at Longdale Speedway in Longdale, Oklahoma as NASCAR stars Kenny Wallace, Ken Schrader and Tony Stewart will be making an appearance on a special Wednesday night, May 3rd, edition of racing atop the big three-eighths mile dirt oval.
Wallace and Schrader will be competing against the local competition and the night will also be the Top Gun Series opener with the tracks regular divisions of IMCA modified, IMCA sport mod, IMCA stock cars and pure stocks all in competition.
Stewart will be in attendance yet it is not yet confirmed if he will be competing as we go to press.
Schrader and Wallace are no strangers to Longdale Speedway as they competed at the speedway last year against the locals. For Stewart, the now-retired former NASCAR champion will be making his inaugural visit to the Northwest Oklahoma speed plant.
Advanced tickets are on sale now by accessing the tracks official website www.longdalespeedway.net
and clicking on the “buy tickets” tab. You can already have your tickets on hand and not have to stand in the long ticket lines that are expected. Cost is $20 for adult general admission and $15 for all seniors, military personnel (with proper ID) and kids ages 6-12. Gates will open at 4:00 PM with race action slated for a 7:00 PM start time.
Longdale Speedway is located a quarter mile south of the town of Longdale on Hwy 58. For more race information call the track (580) 886-5375.
To stay up-to-date on all the happenings, keep viewed to their official website or check out daily updates on their official facebook page: Longdale Speedway Longdale OK.
And don’t forget:
The season will kick off on Friday night, March 10, with an open practice session from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM. It will be a prelude to the first point race for the 2017 race season at Longdale Speedway as drivers competing in the tracks IMCA modified, IMCA sport mod, IMCA stock cars and pure stock divisions one night later on Saturday night, March 11. Pit gates for opening night will open at 4:00 PM with race action slated for a 7:00 PM start time.
The season opener is the first of 12 rounds under the Longdale Speedway Racing Series banner. The semi-banked oval will also host a variety of Top Gun Series races throughout the season. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for military members and seniors. Children ages 12 and younger get in free.
Then two weeks later on Saturday night, March 25, it will be round two of point racing at the speedway and “First Responders Night at the Races” where all members of law enforcement, EMT’s, emergency management as well as search and rescue will be admitted into the grandstands for free!
The first special event for 2017 will take place on Saturday night, April 1, as the popular open-wheeled sprint cars will make their only scheduled appearance for the season featuring the Sprint Series of Oklahoma IMCA Racesaver Sprint Car Series as well as the Kansas-based United Rebel Sprint Series. Last year saw Kansas driver Luke Cranston get the best of a twenty-six-car field to take the victory under the URSS banner.
David Smith Jr.