Lonesome Pine July 4th weekend preview

Coeburn,VA- Lonesome Pine Raceway will host two nights of racing action this week with a large fireworks display to celebrate Independence Day. Thursday, July 3rd, LPIR opens its gates at 6:30 p.m. for the Virginia City Enterprises Crash ...

Coeburn,VA- Lonesome Pine Raceway will host two nights of racing action this week with a large fireworks display to celebrate Independence Day. Thursday, July 3rd, LPIR opens its gates at 6:30 p.m. for the Virginia City Enterprises Crash Night.

Thursday night racing action will begin at 7:30 p.m. with 100 laps of Enduro racing. These modified street cars will be full of action as two time race winner Tim Gibson looks to make it three in a row.

After the checkered flag drops the track will then be set for a demolition derby. Laundry soap and water will create a surface on the front stretch as the cars take way to see who will be the last one standing. The derby cars will compete in heat races with the top finishers in each heat moving on to the main event. You are sure to see the parts fly as they battle it out for the win.

Tickets for the Virginia City Enterprises Crash Night are just $5! Kids 12 and under are free. Bring out the family to see the sparks fly.

The NASCAR divisions will return to action this Friday, July 4th for the U.S. Army 265. Grandstand gates will open at 4:30 p.m. with a special $5 ticket price for all adults and children 12 and under are free.

Divisions running on Friday include the Morgan-McClure Late Model Stock Cars, Honda of Prestonsburg Limited Sportsman, Pepsi of Norton Grand Stock, Vic's Decorating Modified 4's, Community Trust Bank Pure Stock 4's and the Pro Challenge Series. Racing will begin at 7:30 p.m. with the Pro Challenge series.

Concluding the fourth of July racing weekend will be a fireworks display that is sure to leave you in awe as they light up the sky following the last racing event. Also, kids this is your chance to see the racing action up close! Kids ages six (6) and up can ride in the pace car during one of the races! Sign up for Pace Car rides will be at the front ticket booths (on a first come first serve basis) all that is required is a parental signature at the front gate. Get here early, the car is sure to fill up fast!

Don't forget, Lonesome Pine Raceway this Thursday and Friday. All tickets are just $5 and kids 12 and under are free as we bring you the fastest, most explosive forth of July action and fireworks in the Tri-Cities!

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Series NASCAR , Stock car
Drivers Tim Gibson