KERENS - Rain halts racing again at Elkins. That now sets up the biggest weekend in Elkins Raceway history.
This Friday night will now be the second annual Jim Hitt Memorial for the Jenkins Ford Super Late Models for $5,000 to win. Plus $1,000 to win for the EDGE Racing League Budweiser crate Late Models, $800 to win for the Miller's Used Cars TSMA Modifieds and $500 to win for the Valley Supply Street Stocks. A huge fireworks display is also scheduled.
Then on Saturday, the second annual Richard Skidmore Memorial with $7,500 on the line for the Jenkins Ford Super Late Models will take place.
The Hitt Memorial on Friday is a qualifier for the Skidmore as well. The highest finisher in the Hitt race who doesn't make the Skidmore, gest a starting spot. Also on the card is the EDGE Racing League Budweiser crate Late Models for $1,000 to win. The Miller's Used Cars TSMA Modifieds will run for $650, and the Valley Supply Street Stocks vie for $500. Plus Mini Wedges.
All classes except Super Lates will get double track points as well.
General admission is only $15 per night. Friday night is the final night to use the June 29 armbands (the rained out fireworks) with an additional $5. The armbands from the rained out Hitt Memorial (Aug. 3) will be an even exchange.
Gates open both days at 6 p.m. with racing starting at 8 p.m.
For more information go to www.elkinsraceway.net or call the track at 304-636-3339.