Rockingham Speedway news on test cancellation

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. (March 15, 2009) -- Due to heavy rain in the area, ARCA officials decided to cancel the test originally schedule for March 14th and later postponed to March 15th. The cars never made it onto the track either day for the open...

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. (March 15, 2009) -- Due to heavy rain in the area, ARCA officials decided to cancel the test originally schedule for March 14th and later postponed to March 15th.

The cars never made it onto the track either day for the open test session to allow drivers to prepare for the upcoming Carolina 200 on April 19th.

All of the ARCA RE/MAX Series teams will be back for the Carolina 200 race weekend which kicks off on Friday April 17th with Thunderfest in downtown Rockingham from 11:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. There will be a hauler parade through downtown Rockingham at noon on Friday for the day-long celebration as well as most of the drivers signing autographs at 6:00 p.m.

On track activities begin Friday as well with UARA practice and qualifying. Saturday April 18th will feature the UARA race and practice and qualifying for the ARCA cars. The Carolina 200 is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. on Sunday April 19th.

Reserved seat tickets for the Carolina 200 start at $20 with kids 12 and under admitted for only $15 in any section with paid adult. Tickets for Saturday April 18th are only $15 in advance or $20 the day of the race with kids 12 and under free with a paid adult for general admission seating. Friday is free admission for everyone.

For more information about the open test and the upcoming Carolina 200 or to order tickets, please contact the speedway at (910) 205-8800 or visit our website at www.rockinghamspeedway.com.

-credit: rs

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