Practice scheduled at Greenville Pickens Speedway

GREENVILLE, SC (March 7, 2001)- In preparation for the upcoming 2001 racing season, Greenville Pickens Speedway will conduct a preseason open practice session this Saturday, March 10 from 1 until 5pm. All racing divisions are eligible to ...

GREENVILLE, SC (March 7, 2001)- In preparation for the upcoming 2001 racing season, Greenville Pickens Speedway will conduct a preseason open practice session this Saturday, March 10 from 1 until 5pm. All racing divisions are eligible to participate, with free grandstand and backstretch admission for the general public.

The Greenville Pickens Speedway will roar to life for the 56th season of NASCAR Weekly Racing Series action on Saturday, March 17, with the running of the Ron's TV/Direct TV Opening Night 2001. In addition to the 35 lap Late Model feature event, racing action is scheduled for the Super Stocks, Street Stocks, and Charger divisions. A special ceremony dedicating the "Dale Earnhardt Memorial Backstretch" will be conducted. Ralph Earnhardt, father of the 7 time Winston Cup champion, was the Greenville Pickens Speedway track champion in 1965 and 1966.

Greenville Pickens Speedway is located at the intersection of Hwy. 123 and 124 between Greenville and Easley. For more information, call the speedway office at (864)269-0852, or visit their website at www.greenvillepickens.com. -GPS

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