MONROE, Washington — As the start of the 2012 race season at Evergreen Speedway in Monroe, WA is upon us, High Road Promotions, the operators of the fabled ‘Super Speedway of the West’, announced the all new exciting three-day $80,000.00 extravaganza titled the ‘Coors Light Evergreen Summer Showdown’ presented by NAPA scheduled for June 28, 29, & 30. The Richard Petty Driving Experience comes to the track for the first time ever starting June 25 through June 28 as part of this exciting mid-summer event.
Six divisions will be racing during the three days on the ‘Big Track’ the Northwest’s longest the 5/8-mile oval plus the NASCAR Super Figure Eights will be racing on the famous Evergreen figure eight.
The ‘Coors Light Evergreen Summer Showdown’ will be anchored by the best in the west Super Late Model drivers and teams. The 200 lap Super Late Model race winner will have the opportunity to win $13,300. The winner of the event will receive $11,000.00. If the winner has won either Yakima Speedway’s Apple Cup or Wenatchee Valley’s Super Oval’s Apple Blossom event there will be a $2,000.00 bonus. The Coors Light Pole Award will be $300.00.
The other competing divisions will be the traveling series of the Pro 4 Alliance, Pro 4 Trucks and Outlaw Compacts. The NASCAR Street Stocks and NASCAR Mini Stocks will join them on the ‘Big Track’. The always popular NASCAR Figure Eights will draw the best in the west drivers for this prestigious event.
Thursday June 28 will feature the ‘Summer Showdown FanFest’. It will give the fans a chance to meet the drivers, participate in the Richard Petty Driving Experience, Super Late Model practice, Beer Garden and Live music.
Schedule of events:
June 25, 26, 27 – The Richard Petty Driving Experience
Thursday June 28 – Super Late Model Practice – FanFest – Richard Petty Driving Experience
Friday June 29 – Super Late Model 200 Pole Qualifying – Super Late Model Twin 25-lap Qualifying Races – NASCAR Super Figure Eights – NASCAR Street Stocks – NASCAR Mini-Stocks - Outlaw Compacts.
Saturday June 30 – Last Chance Super Late Model 200 Qualifier – Pro 4 Alliance Series – Pro 4 Truck Tour – 200-Lap Super Late Model Summer Showdown
Summer Showdown payout for the Super Late Model 200 is: 1st-$11,000.00 (plus bonus if applicable); 2nd-$4,000.00; 3rd-$3,000.00; 4th-$2,500.00; 5th-$1,500.00; 6th thru 33rd - $1,000.00. Coors Light Pole Award $300.00
RV and Camping sites are available online at www.evergreenspeedway.com
For tickets call 360-805-6100 or go online at www.evergreenspeedway.com