By Nathan Hutchinson
Special to the Register
The Richmond Raceway will present a special night of racing Saturday after being rained out last weekend.
The weekend is all about the women with the Mothers and Others Night. Prizes and gifts will be given away to women in attendance on the grandstand side as well as one grand prize winner who will receive a season pass to the grandstands of Richmond Raceway for the remainder of the 2013 season.
This will be the first weekend this year that all four classes will be racing, including the Super Late Models, which will debut their new cars and color schemes for the year.
Last weekend was rained out, however, drivers will receive show-up points as long as they signed in. The website will be updated soon with all the correct point standings.
Grandstands open Saturday at 6 p.m. New this season there will be a grandstand senior citizen discount of $10, Adults are $12, Kids 6-12 are $3 and children 5 and under are admitted free. Pit-side gates open at 4:30 p.m. Kids 5 and under are free, kids 6-12 are $5 and 13 and up are $30. Hotlaps start at approximately 7 p.m. with racing beginning shortly after.
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Mark your calendars for other upcoming events in the near future like our very exciting Four Cylinder Fury and the third-annual $3,000 to win Rain Dodger 40 for the Super Late Model Division still to come in the month of May.
Butterball ™ reserved seats are now available and can be purchased by calling the track office at 859-626-4189 or stopping by the office at 1019 Ival James Blvd, Richmond, between noon and 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
The last day to purchase advanced sale tickets is June 30.
Don’t wait too long and miss out on the biggest event in Richmond Raceway history. The Butterball™ payout is now contending for some of the largest payouts in Dirt Late Model competition, which will draw professional drivers from near and far to Richmond for the 26th-annual Sunoco Race Fuels Butterball™.