Shady Bowl readies for 2017 race season


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DeGRAFF – Shady Bowl Speedway will kick off its 2017 season this Saturday with an open practice session from 2 p.m. to dark. Promoter Rick Young has released the 2017 schedule with has over 30 events planned.

Car owners and drivers are reminded that transponders are mandatory for the entire 2017 season. Contact the speedway office for details on purchasing one. Call 1-937-585-9456. There may be a few as rentals on race night.

The official season kicks off on Saturday night, April 1.

The “Aprils Fools Jokers Night” will see the late models, modifieds, street stocks, pure stocks and compacts compete. Young has been very aggressive with his schedule with some events paying a possible $5,000 to the winner.

In addition to the stock car action, a demo derby will be held on June 11.

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