BANKS, Oregon — After two consecutive rain outs earlier in the year at the Sunset Speedway Park the Northwest Wingless Tour will makes its third attempt to complete an event there. The touring group has visited the tight cornered bull ring oval on five occasions over the past two years.
In those five visits there have been three different winners with Gary Davis the most decorated driver in NWWT action at the Banks facility winning three straight events last summer. Tony Thomas won the inaugural event in July of 2010 while Mark Nichols claimed victory in the most recent race there on September of last season.
Sunset Speedway Park will host the Northwest Wingless Tour seven more times this year. They will be on hand for three races in the month of June for the 2nd, 9th, and 30th as well as July 14th and August 25th. The two final races will take place in the month of September on the 8th and 29th.
The Sunset Speedway Park is located just west of the Portland metro area in Banks on the Sunset Highway. The venue is located in a gorgeous small town setting with rolling hills in the background and hosts weekly competition with Northwest Extreme Sprint Car Series, Northwest Wingless Tour, USRA Modifieds, Street Stocks, 4-Bees, Pure Stocks, Womens, and Tracers classes. To stay up to date with the latest information regarding this wonderful facility log on to www.sunsetspeedwaypark.com or feel free to call 541-598-6643.
The Northwest Wingless Tour has been providing fans of Non-Wing Sprint Cars entertainment to tracks through the Pacific Northwest since 2009. The series has become a place where the odds are surely evened no matter what the drivers background whether it be Winged/Non-Wing, 360, or Limited Sprint experience. To find out more on this exciting group log on to their website homepage at www.nwwinglesstour.com.
Track: Sunset Speedway Park
Date: Saturday May 19th, 2012
Location: 485 S Main Street, Banks, OR, 97106
Ben Deatherage (Publicist)- (541)-598-6643
2011- Gary Davis on June 25th, Gary Davis on July 9th, Gary Davis August 13th, Mark Nichols on September 10th
2010- Tony Thomas on July 31st
2012 Northwest Wingless Tour Schedule (Winner):
April 28th- Sunset Speedway Park Banks, OR Rained Out
May 5th- Sunset Speedway Park Banks, OR Rained Out
May 12th- Grays Harbor Raceway Elma, WA J.J. Hickle
May 19th- Sunset Speedway Park Banks, OR
June 2nd- Sunset Speedway Park Banks, OR
June 9th- Sunset Speedway Park Banks, OR
June 16th- Grays Harbor Raceway Elma, WA
June 30th- Sunset Speedway Park Banks, OR
July 14th- Sunset Speedway Park Banks, OR
July 28th- Willamette Speedway Lebanon, OR
August 25th- Sunset Speedway Park Banks, OR
August 29th- Grays Harbor Raceway Elma, WA
September 3rd- Willamette Speedway Lebanon, OR
September 8th- Sunset Speedway Park Banks, OR
September 22nd- Grays Harbor Raceway Elma, WA
September 29th- Sunset Speedway Park Banks, OR