(Buddy Townsend of Columbus racing with West Liberty's Logan McPherson. Townsend in the Biggins Small Engine Repair backed series won the event. McPherson held on for second. The modifieds will be part of the racing action Saturday (5/19). Photo by Peggy Isaacs)
SHADY BOWL SPEEDWAY
9892 Flowing Well Rd. DeGraff OH 43318
Worlds Fastest Three Tenths Mile Paved Oval
For immediate release: 5/16/18
DeGraff OH (5/16): It will be flashback night at Shady Bowl Speedway Saturday (5/19). The rural oval will be holding an event that was famous at drive in theaters in the 60’s. The outdoor theaters would have a “Car Load Night” with all the folks you could pack into your car and be charged one admission. The Bowl will host its own car load night. All the people you can pack in your car will be admitted to the grandstand area for $30.00.
The current point standings are very close, making each race very important to the drivers. The Biggins Small Engine Repair modifieds will headline the program. Buddy Townsend of Columbus won the season opener. He and West Liberty’s Logan McPherson are tied for the point lead. The street stock rankings show Buck Purtee six points ahead of defending track champion Rodney Roush. Columbus drivers Ryan Tamburro and Jimmy Devuono are tied for the lead in the Buckeye FWD Mini Stocks. Jason Purtee has a five point lead over Steve Fowler in the Hangar 18 Hobby Stocks. The above classes will be on hand along with the Spectator drags. The first green flag will drop at 7:00.