By David Smith Jr.
Park City, Kansas – July 7, 2012 – We are just one week away from the 56th annual Hutchinson Grand Nationals at the Kansas State Fairgrounds in Hutchinson, Kansas, taking place on Friday and Saturday night, July 13-14. The track is set, the event schedule is finalized and below is everything you need to know regarding the “Grand Daddy” of all events here in the central portion of the United States.
WHAT: 56TH Annual Hutchinson Grand Nationals presented By Midwest Ford / Toyota of Hutchinson
WHERE: Kansas State Fairgrounds, Hutchinson, Kansas. Track is located off of West of SR 61 on 17th Ave., then north on Poplar.
WHEN: Friday and Saturday night, July 13-14, 2012
Open Practice Schedule: Sunday, July 8 & Thursday, July 12, 6 pm – 8pm (Free admission to grandstand for practice)
Race Schedule of Events:
Friday, July 13: Pit Area Check-In Opens: 3pm. Grandstand Opens: 5pm; Hot Laps: 6pm; Race Time: 7pm
Grandstand Admission: $12.00 Age 11 & up $5.00 Children 6-10 (All seating is general admission)
Complete program including qualifying heat races, consolation and championship feature for NCRA 305 Sprint Car Series. Double qualifying heat races for NCRA Modified Series, Street Stock, and Thumper
Saturday, July 14: Pit Area Check-In Opens at 3pm; Grandstand Opens: 5pm; Hot Laps: 6pm; Race Time: 7pm
Grandstand Admission: $15.00 Age 11 & up $5.00 Children 6-10 Hot Laps: 6pm Race Time: 7pm
Opening Ceremonies: Driver Introductions: 6:45pm
Complete program including qualifying heat races, consolation and championship feature for NCRA 360 Sprint Car Series, NCRA Sport Mod Series. Consolation and Championship feature for NCRA Modified Series, Street Stock, and Thumper
On championship Saturday night, the National Championship Racing Association’s southern sport modified division will pay $1000 to win while the series modified division will pay $2000 to win. The series 360 sprint car division will pay $3000 to the championship feature winner.
For more race and ticket information regarding the 56th annual Hutchinson Grand Nationals, contact Speedway’s Inc. (316) 755-1781.