St. LOUIS, Mo. (July 19th, 2017) – This weekend’s action at Tri-City Speedway, Belle-Clair Speedway and Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 have been canceled due to a multiple-day excessive heat advisory for the St. Louis area.
From the National Weather Service St. Louis Office: “A major heat wave has unfolded on Tuesday and has gripped the area through Saturday. Dangerous levels of heat are forecast with the most oppressive conditions occurring Thursday through Saturday when highs will range from 99 to 105 degrees, and afternoon/early evening heat index values will be from 105-115. The St. Louis metro region will experience the most dangerous heat levels throughout the area.”
Belle-Clair Speedway located in Belleville, IL had a two day show scheduled this weekend on Friday and Saturday. The Friday show featuring UMP Late Models, UMP Modifieds, B-Modifieds, Sport Compacts and Micro Sprints has been canceled.
The Saturday show which was the Knepper Memorial featuring POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets, POWRi Speedway Motors Outlaw Micro Sprints and Outlaw Karts is being postponed. The Knepper Memorial will be re-scheduled for a later date. Belle-Clair resumes racing on Friday, July 28th with UMP Late Models, UMP Modifieds, B-Modifieds, Pure Stocks and Micro Sprints.
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