One of the biggest IMCA events in Texas is coming soon to Abilene Speedway. The 19th Annual Southern Challenge Ryan Bard Memorial program is always one of the best races on dirt! This year the event will be held on Thursday, October 17th thru Saturday, October 19th, with no racing on Sunday.
An open practice session will be held Sunday, October 13th, gates open at 11:00am and practice from 12-4pm. The Wednesday, October 17th schedule includes Registration, Practice 6-10pm and a party with free beer, barbeque, and music.
This year's Southern Challenge race is sponsored by Smiley's Racing Products and NAPA Auto Parts. Smiley's Racing Products/Hoosier Tire Southwest will have their parts trailer along with Hoosier tires at the racetrack.
There will be a $75,000 Purse for these events. Click here for the Abilene Speedway race flyer for more information http://abilenespeedway.com/so_challenge.htm
For procedures, hotel information and complete purse details, go to http://abilenespeedway.com/so_challnge_procedures.htm.
The Young Guns Shootout will race on Friday, October 18th and Saturday, October 19th. Come out and watch these kids ages 13-16 race Texas Jr. Mini Stocks.
Race fans, you do not want to miss these big events! Gates open at 5pm Abilene Speedway and Races Start at 7pm on Thursday, October 17th and Friday, October 18th. Races Start at 6pm on Saturday, October 19th.