The ABC Raceway will next host its second annual “444 Memorial,” presented by Ashland Ford-Chrysler Center and Mid-States Hydraulics, on Thursday, July 21. This special event will be night number four of the five-night XR Northern Storm Series and is part of the Structural Buildings WISSOTA Late Model Challenge Series. Many of WISSOTA’s top Late Model drivers will be on hand to run for a $2,444 feature winner’s check, while WISSOTA Modifieds ($1,444 to win) and WISSOTA Midwest Modifieds ($844 to win) will also fill the pits for what should be one of the biggest nights of racing of the Summer.
Grandstand ticket prices have been announced at $25 for adults and $15 for kids ages 5-12; children under age 5 will be admitted free when accompanied by a paying adult. Spectator pit passes are priced at $35.
The pit gate will open at 4:30 pm on Thursday, while the grandstands will open at 5:30. Hot laps are scheduled to begin at 6:15, and the first green flag of the night should drop at approximately 7 pm.
There will be no races at the track on Saturday, July 23.
The ABC Raceway is located approximately 3.5 miles south of Ashland on State Highway 13, then one mile west on Butterworth Road. More information regarding Thursday’s event and the Raceway itself are available on the track’s website, www.abcraceway.com, and via its FaceBook page.