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Saturday Showdown Dirt Series announced for HPT

Saturday Showdown Dirt Series announced forВ HPT
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TOPEKA, KS. (October 23, 2008) – Heartland Park Topeka is excited to announce big changes to their dirt track series. In 2009, the Saturday showdown dirt series will run weekly.
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The season will kick-off with a bang on Saturday, April 11 with festivities for the whole family.В Fireworks and fun will fill the air as Heartland Park Topeka and dirt track fans celebrate the start of the brand new season.В Modified, B Mod, Factory Stock and Hobby Stock will compete every Saturday night throughout the summer and conclude the season in mid-October. 2009 will also feature other fan-favorites such as demolition derbies, trailer races and many others.

”The decision to move to Saturday night was a result of an overwhelming response from our competitors, fans, and sponsors. They all wanted a dirt series at Heartland Park that did not interfere with Friday night activities and Sunday family gatherings. This is a great move for us and will continue our growth in the racing and entertainment industry,” said Raymond Irwin, owner of Heartland Park Topeka.
In addition to the brand new dirt series schedule, Heartland Park Topeka is also proud to welcome Alan Covert as the new dirt track manager. Covert has been around dirt track racing almost his entire life, as a racer, spectator and supplier, so he is well aware of how important the move to Saturday night is to Heartland Park Topeka.
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“Having the dirt series every Saturday is a great move because it will allow Heartland Park to move to the next level of dirt track racing. It will provide more excitement and better overall competition,” said Covert.
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Visit hpt.com or call 800-43-RACES for more information on the complete Saturday showdown dirt series schedule. В 
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Heartland Park Topeka, a multi-purpose racing facility located in Topeka, Kan. annually hosts NHRA drag racing, World of Outlaws (WOO) and many other pro and amateur drag racing, road racing and dirt racing events throughout the race season.
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