(Plymouth, IN) A persistent winter and a soggy spring will delay
the start of the 2014 season at Plymouth Speedway.
Practice at the dirt oval will be Saturday, April 19 from 2 p.m.
to 6 p.m. with the first race night Saturday, April 26. Gates will
open at 3 p.m. and practice will begin at 5 p.m. Racing begins at
6 p.m. ET.
Plymouth Speedway officials say the move is in the best interest
of the fans and this will also allow the track a little more time
to dry. Plus, the chill may leave the air by the time the green flag
drops on April 26.
Join us for the start of the new dirt season on April 26 where four
different classes of racing will be featured: UMP Modifieds, 600 Open
Sprints, Thunder Stocks and Super Streets. Find out what everybodys
April 18, - Practice Cancelled
Saturday April 19,
- Practice 2:00pm until 6:00pm - Gates Open 12:00 - Pits $20
- General Admission FREE - New Concession Open - Come
Cabin Fever event has been moved to April 26
Events, we will be
starting an hour early, with gates
opening at 3:00pm and racing starting at 6:00pm.
Speedway will NOT draw the pill for you!
"Any driver that
does not complete their pill draw by the scheduled time for
registration will start at the rear of a heat race. Plymouth
Speedway will NOT draw the pill for you! Late arrivals will
start at the rear of a heat race."
We would like to announce two special
Contingency Programs. Impact Racing Products and Wilwood Brakes
have joined our racing family to provide some additional savings
and incentives to race drivers and teams. - contingency
Racing Products out of Brownsburg, IN is offering
cash awards to top finishing drivers each night
of racing at Plymouth Speedway. Impact Racing Products
offer the finest safety equipment in the business
including race suits, helmets, gloves, shoes, and
restraint systems. Details and form for joining
this opportunity are available on our website under
the Contingency tab.
Engineering produces brakes components for various
industries and they are the leading manufacturer
of brake components for short track racing. We have
recently partnered with them to join our exciting
2014 race season and Wilwood has provided a great
Contingency Program for our weekly winners in designated
divisions. Winners will receive weekly Wilwood product
coupons. Wilwood has also committed to providing
products to our 2014 Track Champions! There is no
need to sign up for this Contingency Program as
the coupons will be provided to you by a track official
and Wilwood decals for your race car will be handed
out at the track.
Schrader to Race at Plymouth Speedway on May 10
Anita Soltis - April 6,2014
One regular season night of racing at Plymouth Speedway
just got a little more interesting. NASCAR driver Ken
Schrader will be firing up his UMP Modified machine and
racing it on the dirt oval at Plymouth Speedway on May
Schrader has had
an extensive racing career in the highest level of NASCAR
racing and continues to race his UMP Modified all over
the country. Schrader said hes looking forward to
going back to the track and getting to race. We
went there last year and broke the rear end in practice
and I wasnt able to race that night, explained
Schrader. I wanted to come back and I talked with
everyone there and found that May 10 would be the best
night for me to race.
be there with our UMP Modified and Ill see you there!
Schrader joined Justin Allgaier,
Kenny Wallace, David Reutimann and David Stremme in a Mod Squad
event last year at Plymouth Speedway. Last season's Modified
division champion Frank Marshall ended up with the win.
Can Schrader beat the regular drivers
at Plymouth Speedway? Many of the regular season drivers in
the UMP Modified Division are returning this year and they're
hungry for that championship and the chance to go door-to-door
with a NASCAR legend on May 10. The Super Street, Thunder Stocks
and 600 Non-Wing Sprint car races will also be featured that
Wilwood Partners with
Plymouth Speedway for 2014 Season
By: Anita Soltis - April
(Plymouth, IN) The management
and staff at Plymouth Speedway are proud to announce a
partnership with Wilwood.
The Plymouth Speedway season opens with the Cabin Fever
event on Saturday, Apr. 19 at 7 p.m. ET. UMP Modifieds,
Super Streets, Thunder Stocks and 600 Non-wing Open
Sprint cars will be featured on the dirt track. Great
racing entertainment is scheduled through August with
additional races to be announced.
Wilwood designs and manufactures
high-performance disc brake systems. Brake systems are
made for all types of competitive motor sports, agriculture
equipment, industrial applications, utility vehicles,
snowmobiles, quads, motorcycles and military vehicles.
The engineering department uses sophisticated
computer aided design to manufacture the best solution for your
needs. They have ample stock of hundreds of varieties of brake
calipers, rotor designs, master cylinder designs and a wide
assortment of brackets, fittings, valves and brake lines. Dave
Brzozowski is excited for the 2014 Plymouth Speedway season
This partnership is a great
opportunity to get information about our product to the race
teams and the fans at Plymouth Speedway, said Brzozowski.
Racing on the dirt track is always exciting and were
glad the racing season is right around the corner.
Wilwood will be offering a contingency
program for the drivers at Plymouth Speedway on a weekly basis
as well as providing products to track champions for 2014. Wilwood
wants to give drivers the opportunity to utilize and win with
For more information about Wilwood,
or call (805) 388-1188.
Springing into New Season with Landrum Performance Spring Partnership
By: Anita Soltis - April
(Plymouth, IN) The start of the 2014 season at the
Plymouth Speedway is nearing and Mentone, Indiana-based
Performance Spring is one of the many great partners
youll see at the track this season.
Every Landrum coil spring
is made from the highest quality material and dyno-tested
to deliver the most precise spring rate for predictable
handling, extended durability and consistent track set-ups.
local short tracks to super speedways demand the best. Each
Landrum superior coil spring and leaf spring promote quality,
craftsmanship, and performance.
The crew offers
the technical assistance to help give you a winning combination.
Performance Spring is pleased about being part of the excitement
of the Playground of Power for the 2014 season,
said General Manager Jeff Fuller. Landrum Spring has something
to offer all classes from the UMP Mods to the thundering winged
and non-winged sprints. This track is in our backyard, and we
are excited to see it bring Saturday night racing to all generations.
performance is wound in before the name goes on.
Speedway season opens with the Cabin Fever event on Saturday,
Apr. 19 at 7 p.m. ET. UMP Modifieds, Super Streets, Thunder
Stocks and 600 Non-wing Open Sprint cars will be featured on
the dirt track. Great racing entertainment is scheduled through
August with additional races to be announced.
Ford Continues Long-Standing Partnership
Anita Soltis - February 14, 2014
(Plymouth, IN) A decades-long
partnership between Plymouth Speedway and Oliver Ford continues
into the 2014 season.
Oliver Ford, with a
dealership in Plymouth, offers great customer service and an
assortment of new and pre-owned cars on the lot.
Oliver Ford has been
family owned and operated since 1955 and a great supporter of
the Plymouth community. John Oliver and the staff are ready
to help you in your car purchasing needs. The company is also
a proud partner of Plymouth Speedway.
Racing is in the
blood of Team Oliver Ford Lincoln in Plymouth, said owner
John Oliver. We are proud to continue in the relationship
we've had with our local racetrack. Weve been in business
for nearly 60 years and have had a great partnership with the
folks at Plymouth Speedway for many years. Just remember FORD
- First On Race Day.
Racing at Plymouth Speedway
begins Saturday, Apr. 19 at 7 p.m. ET with the Cabin Fever event.
UMP Modifieds, Super Streets, Thunder Stocks and 600 Non-wing
Open Sprint cars will be featured on the dirt track.
Exclusive sit down with NASCAR
Superstar Tony Stewart
Exclusive sit down with NASCAR Superstar Tony Stewart as he
discusses his injury, recovery and expansion to 4 top level
teams. Only on 3 Wide Life!
Pay special attention to the video at 15:00 minute mark
UMP Modified National Race of
Champions Comes to Plymouth Speedway
By: Anita Soltis - January 23, 2014
(Plymouth, IN) It will be the the
most exciting Modifieds races this year and its happening
at Plymouth Speedway. Plymouth Speedway Owner Ed Kennedy recently
announced that a UMP Modified National Race of Champions is
set to be run at the facility on October 11th. Kennedy and UMP
official Sam Driggers will work together to bring this event
to the fans of short track racing and it will be nothing short
All track champions in the UMP Modified
Series along with the 2014 UMP Modified Touring Series champions
will be invited to participate in this event. The overall
winner will receive $5,000 and a minimum of $500 will
be paid to start. An A feature
event is also planned which will pay $1,000 to win. It's
open to all modified competitors. Up to four drivers out of
this event will be transferred to the Race of Champions for
a chance at the $5,000 payout. This event needed to happen
for these drivers, stated Kennedy. They put on a
great show every week and deserve an event like this. I want
Plymouth Speedway to host this exclusive race every year!
As the 2014 dirt season draws near
at Plymouth Speedway, more information about this exclusive
event will be available on www.plymouthspeedway.net, the speedways
page and on Twitter. This will be the highlighted event
of the Modified season!
2013 Plymouth Speedway Champions
By: Anita Soltis - January 20,
Picture Caption: (L to R) David
Stremme, Billy Cribbs, Bryce Shidler, Bob McLean,
Frank Marshall, Garrett Saunders, Ed Kennedy. Photo by Doug
(Plymouth, Indiana) Plymouth Speedway
owner Ed Kennedy and the staff of Plymouth Speedway welcomed
the five champions and the top ten finishers in each racing
division, their families and fans at the 2013 Awards Banquet
on Saturday, January 18. The Newton Center was filled with eager
racers and employees to hear some news about the 2014 and to
be honored for their accomplishments last season. Rick Hummer
put together a stellar video presentation taking attendees through
the inaugural dirt season.
It was announced that the concessions
will be under new management and food and refreshments will
be offered at a more edible cost. Ed Kennedy also announced
that a UMP Modified Champions from around U.S. will gather at
the track in the fall to go for an overall winner with a payout
NASCAR driver David Stremme addressed
the crowd about dirt track racing and the importance of supporting
the local track. Fox28 Sports Director Dean Huppert also gave
a little background on his brief racing career and how loyal
and supportive the sport is to their own drivers and tracks.
David Short was given a special
recognition by David Stremme for being a driver who always gives
other drivers a hand and helps a lot in the pit area.
The 2014 dirt season at Plymouth
Speedway gets underway with a Cabin Fever event on Saturday,
April 19th beginning at 7:00pm ET. Well see you at the
Playground of Power in the Spring!
Plymouth Speedway features a three-eighths
(0.375) mile banked dirt oval owned by Ed Kennedy. Four different
classes of racing are featured: UMP Modifieds, 600 Non-wing Open Sprints,
Thunder Stocks, and Super Streets. Regular season races are scheduled
in the months of April through August on Saturday nights with several
special events including Late Models and Sprint Cars. Follow Plymouth
Speedways official Facebook page, @PlymouthSpeed on Twitter,
or email email@example.com.