: Portland "Spring Fling" fact sheet

Bi-Mart Spring Fling featuring the hy-per-lube Northern Sprint Tour FACT SHEET WHAT: The Bi-Mart Spring Fling featuring the 700 horsepower-360 Sprint Cars of the hy-per-lube Northern Sprint Tour competing on the historic Portland Speedway ...

Bi-Mart Spring Fling featuring the hy-per-lube Northern Sprint Tour

FACT SHEET

WHAT: The Bi-Mart Spring Fling featuring the 700 horsepower-360 Sprint Cars of the hy-per-lube Northern Sprint Tour competing on the historic Portland Speedway half-mile clay oval. Joining the NST Sprint Cars will be Portland Speedway's NASCAR Weekly Racing Series Grand American Modifieds for their first race on the half-mile clay oval.

WHEN: Saturday, May 12, 2001. Gates open at 4pm, with Qualifying Heats at 6:30pm with Trophy Dashes and Main Events to follow.

WHERE: Portland Speedway, 9727 N. MLK Jr. Blvd, Portland 97217 (Just East of the Portland Meadows horse track)

SANCTION: Brownfield Promotions (Northern Sprint Tour) National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. (NASCAR)

EVENT HOTLINE: 503-285-9511

ADMISSION: $19 for Adults, $15 for Seniors over 62 and Military with ID, $9 for Juniors 11-17, all children 10 & under with paid adult are FREE. A Family Package for two Adults and two Juniors is $48. VIP Reserved seats are $40. Ticket Information: Call 503-285-2883

Advance tickets available at all Ticketmaster locations or online at www.portlandspeedway.com.

DIVISIONS: hy-per-lube Northern Sprint Tour "360" sprint cars, and NASCAR Weekly Racing Series Grand American Modifieds competing on the half-mile clay oval.

NOTES OF INTERESTS:

* This is the second visit by the NST since the racetrack converted to a clay-racing surface, and the first of three stops this season.

* Dave Menne of California won the inaugural event held last August. The victory was his first in four years on the tour.

* "Tiger" Tom Pinkowsky won his first dirt-racing event last Friday (May 4), returning to weekly competition after several years of competing on the Raybestos Brakes Northwest Series, NASCAR Touring division. Pinkowsky is a three-time Portland Speedway champion in the track's former asphalt Late Model Stock Car division.

* Three-time and defending Northern Sprint Tour champion Shawna Wilskey is the most successful female racecar driver in North America.

-PS-

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