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BV Raceway roars into action tomorrow

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Buena Vista Raceway begins its second half-century this summer, with a schedule packed with special events.

Weather permitting, the track opens this week with action Wednesday evening. Classes for 2012 include BVR Bombers, IMCA Sport Compact, IMCA Hobby Stock, IMCA Sport Mod, IMCA Stock Car and IMCA Modifieds.

Tickets this season are $9 for adults, $7 for seniors, kids 12 and under are free with a paid adult admission, and members of the military are free with ID. Pits open at 5 p.m. each Wednesday, with hot laps at 6 and racing at 6:45 on the 3/8mile dirt oval.

A 13th date has been added to the 2012 JR Motorsports Hawkeye Dirt Tour schedule. IMCA Modifieds will headline the Tuesday, June 26 show at Buena Vista Raceway in Alta, racing for a top prize of $1,000 and national points. Chris Abelson won the tour race at BVR last August.

Special events this season include: May 23 Senior Citizen Night and Hobby Stock King of the Hill; June 30 Stock Car $500 Cash Dash; June 6 Carload Night, Kids' Candy Dash and Stock Car King of the Hill; June 13 Spectator Eliminator Races; June 20 T-shirt toss night and Stock Car Cash Dash; June 26 IMCA Modified Hawkeye Dirt Tour; July 2 Kyle Suter Memorial IMCA Great American Stock Car Shootout; July 11 Sport Compact King of the Hill; July 18 Kid's Bike Races and Sport Mod King of the Hill; July 25 Kid's Gold Rush and Stock Car Cash Dash; August 1 USMTS Battle at The Beaver; August 8 Modified King of the Hill; August 15 Season Championships.