Kutztown Management Plans 13-Race Schedule of Events For 2008

Date: 3/4/2008 5:07:55 PM

Kutztown Management Plans 13-Race Schedule of Events For 2008
KUTZTOWN, PA - Thirteen events highlight the tentative 2008 schedule for The Fairgrounds at Kutztown Speedway.
With the Meitzler family taking over full operations of the one-fifth-mile clay oval for '08, the season will get off to an appropriate start - with the running of the Goldie Meitzler Memorial on Wed., May 14, honoring the family's matriarch.
Once again this season, the 600cc Micro-Sprints, 270cc Micro-Sprints and Slingshots will comprise the weekly program at the facility located in the shadows of Kutztown University.
Regular racing, all of which takes place on Wednesday nights this year, will continue through June 18, before a two-week break is taken on June 25 and July 2 for the Kutztown Folk Festival on the grounds.
The action picks up again on July 9, with continuous activity through Aug. 13-14, when the season concludes with the two-night Kutztown Fair Races.
On Wed., Aug. 13, the 270cc and 600cc Micro-Sprints will compete for added purses with the lights of the 137th Annual Kutztown Fair glowing in the background. The 125cc Micro-Sprints and Young Gun 390 Sprints will also be in action on Wednesday night.
Night two of the Kutztown Fair Races, Thurs., Aug. 14, will include Doug Borger's XCel 600 Modifieds, a Briggs and Stratton Power Products/Slingshot by Tobias National Tour event, the Junior Slingshot Tour and Champ Karts.
The Atlantic Coast Old Timers will be on display during both nights of the Fair Races.
"In-season" specials include the Briggs and Stratton Power Products/Slingshot by Tobias National Tour on May 21; RTS Chassis Twin 15s for the 270cc Micro-Sprints on June 4; Young Gun 390 Sprints on June 11; XCel 600 Modifieds and a Grandview (Pa.) Speedway Modified Driver Shootout on June 18; RTS Chassis Twin 15s for 600cc Micro-Sprints on July 9; Junior Slingshot Tour on July 16; Checkered Flag Fan Club Night on July 23; and double-points for all divisions plus wingless events for the 270cc and 600cc Micro-Sprints on Aug. 6.
In other news, an Awards Banquet will be held this season to honor the top point-getters during the '08 season at Kutztown. The year-end celebration is slated for Dec. 13 at the Kutztown Fire Hall.

For further information, contact Kerry Meitzler by phone at: (610)-683-8234 or e-mail: racektown@aol.com. On the web: www.kutztownfairspeedway.com.

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