By Jerry O'Brien
5-20-11 Superior, WI
A good crowd of race fans braved the cool temperatures and Lake Superior wind as the 2011 season opened at the newly renamed AMSOIL Speedway. A stout field of 96 cars came to compete at the fast three eighths mile clay oval including 20 WISSOTA Late Models, 17WISSOTA Modifieds, 24 WISSOTA Super Stocks, 10 Midwest Modifieds and 25 Pure Stocks.
For Immediate Release (FYE Motorsports) – May 16th, 2011
Drivers who compete at the Northland tracks of the AMSOIL Speedway in Superior, WI; Grand Rapids Speedway in Grand Rapids, MN; Hibbing Raceway in Hibbing, MN; Proctor Speedway in Proctor, MN and ABC Raceway in Ashland, WI during the 2011 season will have the chance to race for some pretty substantial and exciting winner’s bonuses as the 5 area tracks have come together to offer some extra cash to the drivers who manage to find victory lanes during the 2011 season.
(Superior, Wis.) ~ AMSOIL INC., the First in Synthetics, continues its support of dirt track racing in the Midwest as the new title sponsor of the Superior Speedway at the Head of the Lakes fairgrounds on the south end of the city. The sponsorship agreement will offer up naming rights to the facility and the track formerly known as Superior Speedway will now, for the next three years at least, be known as AMSOIL Speedway.
“We are very excited to have AMSOIL on board with us in our new venture at Superior,” said Speedway promoter Joe Stariha. “With the great changes that we have already made at the speedway this agreement brings even more stability to the track this year and for years to come. With AMSOIL being such a great business in Superior and being so involved in the racing industry. We look forward to having a great relationship with the entire AMSOIL crew for years to come.”
Attention Superior Speedway / Proctor Speedway Pure Stock drivers:
New for the 2011 season at both tracks, Raceceiver 1-way radios will be mandatory for you to compete at either the Superior Speedway in Superior, WI or the Proctor Speedway in Proctor, MN. Superior Speedway Race Director Chris Stepan said ‘Raceceivers help ensure the safety of our drivers and also help speed up the lineup process during cautions. All racers in all divisions should use them, as they really do help with alerting drivers of potential problems on the race track and help track officials ensure a speedy show.’