I-55 Raceway Racestock 2001 spectator news

Racestock 2001 takes place Saturday at I-55 Raceway IMPERIAL, Mo. -- The 2001 racing season will officially come to an end Saturday night for racers and fans in the Southeast Missouri/Southern Illinois region with a special event called, ...

Racestock 2001 takes place Saturday at I-55 Raceway

IMPERIAL, Mo. -- The 2001 racing season will officially come to an end Saturday night for racers and fans in the Southeast Missouri/Southern Illinois region with a special event called, "Racestock 2001."

The event is designed for both racers, fans, promoters and pit crews to gather one last time to celebrate their favorite sport. Activities will begin at the I-55 Raceway at 4 p.m. and conclude around midnite. Here are some of the highlights of the event:

*The party is from 4-12 midnight, the parking lot MUST be cleared out by 1 am (unless you are camping) NO EXCEPTIONS!!!!

*Camping will be along pitlane and the fee is $10.00 per vehicle, to help pay for security and clean up.

*Campers must be out at 12 noonon Sunday, NO EXCEPTIONS!!

*Bonfire and music will go until midnight, the bonfire will start at 6pm or dark, whichever comes first

*STLRacing.com awards will be at 7:30pm

*A raffle, which consists of two Racestock shirts, one I-55 Raceway shirt, a couple STL.Racing.com shirts, a Southern Missouri Dwarf Car shirt, a couple diecast cars, and some other goodies. Money from the raffle will be divided between the Mellenthin Fund and Backstoppers.

*The raffle will run from 4-7, so get your tickets early for a chance at all this great stuff.

*This is a BYO event, bring your own, drink, food, tent, flashlights, etc.

*The dwarf car drivers will be selling nachos, popcorn, hot dogs, and bbq pork sandwiches, to help cut the costs for next season.

*The Driver's Seat newspaper will be on hand to take pictures and hand out free season-ending copies.

*Please don't bring any glass items, it sure makes a mess if you miss the trash can.

There is NO ADMISSION to the event. Everyone is asked to come and enjoy and celebrate the close of an outstanding 2001 racing season with the people who made it happen.

-I55-

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