Manzanita rain delays racing

Rains forced postponement of Friday's scheduled preliminaries for the "Copper on Dirt" USAC racing events presented b y Sands Chevrolet at Manzanita Speedway in Phoenix, Ariz. Saturday's new timetable has pit gates opening at 7 am and ...

Rains forced postponement of Friday's scheduled preliminaries for the "Copper on Dirt" USAC racing events presented b y Sands Chevrolet at Manzanita Speedway in Phoenix, Ariz.

Saturday's new timetable has pit gates opening at 7 am and wheel-packing starting at 9:20 am. Practice begins at 10:15 and qualifying starts at 10:30.

The first heat race starts at 12:45 am.

A break will occur in mid-afternoon to prepare for Saturday night's final events. A 25-lap Midget, 40-lap Sprint and 50-lap Silver Crown feature will conclude Saturday night's program.

A total of 120 cars have signed in for the tripleheader.

-credit: usac

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