Shady Bowl to welcome Emerson Agency tonight


DeGRAFF – Shady Bowl Speedway will host the employees of the Emerson Group tonight, weather permitting. Emerson is calling it “Employee Appreciation Night.”

A large group of employees have indicated they will be on hand to catch all the night’s action. The late models, modifieds, street stocks, pure stocks, compacts and spectator drag racers will be on hand. The event will mark the return of late model driver Tim Ice. Ice will be wheeling a Smith Motor Sports entry. The racing will start with heat races at 7 p.m.

Memorial Day weekend will see four nights of stock car racing at its best along with added treats for fans and drivers.

The Friday night (May 26) program will feature practice for all classes. It will also feature round one of the corn hole contest.

Saturday (May 27) will include the second annual Hot Rods, Bikes and Babes car show. Round two of the corn hole contest is also part of the program. The late models, street stocks, pure stocks, compacts and spectator racing will also be scheduled.

The modifieds will also qualify and try and earn a place in the $5,000 to win (based on car count) feature on Monday (May 29). Saturday’s action will end with a party in the parking lot. SRS Racing from Spring Hills will feature music and a good time.

Sunday (May 28) will see a Barbecue Contest. The Fourth-N-Bound band will take to the stage to provide live music for fans and drivers. The last chance race for Monday’s 100-lapper will also be run. In addition the late models, street stocks, pure stocks, compacts, super compacts and spectator cars will also slug it out.

On Monday (May 29), The Shady Bowl 100 will roll out for the modifieds with a possible $5,000 going to the winner. The $5,000 to win race will be based on 35 entries. The street stocks and compacts will also log in for Monday’s event.

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