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Richmond (KY) Raceway Ceases Operation for 2017 Effective Immediately

Richmond, KY (September 25, 2017) The promotion trio of Larry, Chad, and Sarah Yantz would like to announce that the 2017 racing season has concluded as of September 23, 2017.  The Yantz family has elected to forgo racing on September 30, 2017 in honor of the late-Harold Hardgrove.  The Yantz’s would like to wish Brandon and his crew a successful and safe weekend to honor the late fellow track promoter and Brandon’s late father, Harold Hardgrove.

 

Randy Wise Rolls to Four Cylinder Rumble Checkered Flag at Richmond Raceway

Richmond, KY (September 23, 2017) Richmond Raceway would return to action on Saturday evening with the Four Cylinder Rumble presented by Quality Homes of KY for the Baker Iron and Metal Stock Four Cylinders and Randy Wise of Wilksville, OH would make his first-ever visit to the track and see the checkered flag first and claim the $1,200 victory.  Other feature event winners included Derek Fisher of Olympia, KY in Sonic Late Models, Jimmy Robinson of Richmond, KY in Eagle Financial Services Open Wheel Modifieds, and Travis Preston of Berea, KY in AR Bodies KDRA Super Stocks.

 

Four Cylinder Rumble $1,200 to win, Plus All Other Classes, at Richmond Raceway Saturday September 23

Richmond, KY (September 17, 2017) Richmond Raceway track promoters Larry, Chad, and Sarah Yantz are set to return with racing action at the 3/10-mile semi-banked clay oval known as “The Beast of the East” on Saturday September 23 as the track will present the Four Cylinder Rumble presented by Quality Homes of KY for the Baker Iron and Metal Stock Four Cylinders paying $1,200 to win, along with a full racing program for the Sonic Late Models, Eagle Financial Services Open Wheel Modifieds, and AR Bodies KDRA Super Stocks.

 

Finn Watson Memorial Postponed at Richmond Raceway Until Saturday October 7

Richmond, KY (September 13, 2017) Richmond Raceway track promoters Larry, Chad, and Sarah Yantz are having to postpone the 3rd Annual Finn Watson Memorial event set for Saturday September 16 at the 3/10-mile semi-banked clay oval known as “The Beast of the East”.

 

Finn Watson Memorial Goes Next at Richmond Raceway on Saturday September 16

Richmond, KY (September 6, 2017) Richmond Raceway track promoters Larry, Chad, and Sarah Yantz are set to return with racing action at the 3/10-mile semi-banked clay oval known as “The Beast of the East” on September 16 as the track will present the 3rd Annual Finn Watson Memorial, paying $2,500 to win for Sonic Late Models and $1,200 to win for Eagle Financial Services Open Wheel Modifieds, along with a full racing program for the AR Bodies KDRA Super Stocks and Baker Iron and Metal Stock Four Cylinders.

 

Hurricane Harvey Takes Checkered Flag at Richmond Raceway for Saturday September 2

Richmond, KY (September 1, 2017) Richmond Raceway track promoters Larry, Chad, and Sarah Yantz were set for racing action on Labor Day Weekend at the 3/10-mile semi-banked clay oval known as “The Beast of the East” on Saturday September 2 with the Four Cylinder Rumble presented by Quality Homes of KY for the Baker Iron and Metal Stock Four Cylinders, plus all other divisions.  However, the remnants of Hurricane Harvey had dumped a huge amount of rain over the track and grounds on Friday and with a forecast of more into Friday night and early Saturday morning, track officials have been left with no other option but to postpone the racing events scheduled for Saturday September 2.  A make-up date for this event will be announced in the near future.