Ponderosa Speedway Welcomes Australian Driving Duo for Racing on Friday April 26

Junction City, KY- April 24, 2013- Ponderosa Speedway track promoter Larry Yantz and track co-promoters Chad and Sarah Yantz would like to take the opportunity to welcome a pair of racers that will be competing at Ponderosa Speedway on Friday April 26 from the country of Australia.

Ross Nicastri of Goulburn, Australia and Bruce MacKenzie of Sydney, Australia are visiting in the United States at this time as guest of Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series competitor Steve Francis of Ashland, KY and the duo will racing this Friday April 26 at Ponderosa Speedway.  Nicastri will drive the Frank’s Auto Parts sponsored #3 Barry Wright Race Car entry, while MacKenzie will pilot the Time Target/Frank’s Auto Parts sponsored #6 MasterSbilt Race Car mount.  Francis, who has an off-weekend from Lucas Oil series action, will also join the pair at Ponderosa Speedway on Friday April 26 in the role of crew chief and consultant.

The Friday April 26 event at Ponderosa Speedway will feature the Good Neighbor Pharmacy Super Late Models battling for $1,500 to win in a 30 lap main event.  Also in competition on the Friday April 26 racing program will be the will be the Smith Automotive Machine Shop FASTRAK Late Models racing for $600 to win in a 20 lap main event, the Bluegrass Drug Store Modifieds racing for $600 to win in a 20 lap feature event, the D&D Pallet Recyclers Sportsman racing for $300 to win in a 15 lap feature contest, and the Airport Road Salvage Front Wheel Drives racing for $200 in a 12 lap main event (four car minimum).

Activities for the Friday April 26 event at Ponderosa Speedway will see the pit area open at 4:00 p.m., while the general admission area will open at 5:00 p.m.  A mandatory drivers meeting will take place at 7:00 p.m., with practice laps set to begin at 7:20 p.m.  Bob Allen Motor Mall time trials will commence at 7:45 p.m., with the first race getting the green flag at 8:30 p.m.  All times listed are EDT.  Ticket prices for the April 26 event in the general admission area will be $12 for adults, $5 for children ages 6-12, while children ages 5 and under are FREE with a paid adult.  A pit pass will be $30.

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, Chad, and Sarah Yantz are the track promoters and will present dirt track sports entertainment on Friday evenings from April through mid-October of the 2013 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.