Ponderosa Speedway Off June 8, June 15; Full Program June 22, Pete Abell Memorial June 23
Junction City, KY- June 3, 2012- Ponderosa Speedway track promoter Larry Yantz and co-promoters Chad and Sarah Yantz will have “Kentucky’s Baddest Bullring” silent the next couple of weeks before returning with a doubleheader of weekend racing competition on Friday June 22 and Saturday June 23.
Ponderosa Speedway will be closed on Friday June 8 for the Dream 100 at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, OH and the track will also be closed on Friday June 15 for the Lake Cumberland Classic at Lake Cumberland Speedway in nearby Burnside, KY.
The track returns with racing competition with a weekend doubleheader of racing competition on Friday June 22 and Saturday June 23. The Friday June 22 racing event will feature a full program of weekly racing series action for all divisions at the 3/8 D-shaped red clay oval. The following evening, on Saturday June 23, the track will present the 17th Annual Pete Abell Memorial race, paying $2,000 to win for Good Neighbor Pharmacy Late Models, along with all other divisions in action as well.
Ponderosa Speedway last raced on Friday May 25 and feature event winners included Victor Lee of Danville, KY in Good Neighbor Pharmacy Late Models, Elliott Despain of Campbellsville, KY in Clayton Homes Modifieds, Gerald Haynes, Jr. of Somerset, KY in Ken Towery’s Auto and Tire Care Sportsman, and Rusty Light of Nancy, KY in Bob Allen Motor Mall Front Wheel Drives.
Current track championship points leaders heading into the Friday June 22 and Saturday June 23 racing events include Michael Chilton of Salvisa, KY in Good Neighbor Pharmacy Late Models, Elliott Despain of Campbellsville, KY in Clayton Homes Modifieds, Donnie Sullivan of Stanford, KY in Ken Towery’s Auto and Tire Care Sportsman, and Brandon Lucas of New Haven, KY in Bob Allen Motor Mall Front Wheel Drives.
Ponderosa Speedway is located at 365 Phillips Lane on the Boyle/Lincoln County border, outside of Junction City, KY, just minutes from Danville, KY. Larry Yantz is the track promoter and will present dirt track sports entertainment on Friday and selected Saturday evenings from April through October of the 2012 race season. For more information about racing activities at Ponderosa Speedway, visit the track’s webpage on the internet at www.ponderosaspeedway.net or by phoning Larry Yantz at (606) 510-5331, Chad Yantz at (606) 510-4836, via Twitter @MichaelDespain, or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/groups/131180253585931/. Partons or other interested parties can phone the track at (859) 854-6808 on raceday.