Other Midgets

POWRi Opener Moved To Port City

TULSA, Okla. — The I-44 Riverside Speedway leg of the Turnpike Challenge for the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series has been cancelled due to lasting effects of a tornado that hit the track last summer.

The bleachers at I-44 Riverside Speedway were destroyed by the tornado and new bleachers were scheduled to be delivered March 1, but have not yet been installed.

As a result, Aaron Lemons of Port City Raceway has stepped up and agreed to take on the race that was scheduled for Saturday, March 22 at I-44 Riverside Speedway, while the March 21 event has been cancelled.

Thus, the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets and POWRi West Midgets will run two nights at Port City Raceway March 22-23.

“Both POWRi and all of the race teams are very grateful to Aaron Lemons and the Port City Raceway team for taking on the Saturday night race of the Turnpike Challenge,” POWRi’s Kenny Brown said. “While the unavoidable situation at I-44 Riverside Speedway is very unfortunate, we are excited to have two nights of racing at Port City. A POWRi race at Port City Raceway is something that is six years in the making. The outdoor Chili Bowl-style racing that Port City will host is going to make for an unprecedented season opener.”

 

 

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