As a result of social distancing guidelines nonetheless in place, the occasion was held over two weekends with the primary half on Could 8 and the second on Could 15.
Retailer supervisor and veteran racer Kevin Bahr commented, “for 10-plus years Auto Worth in Bemidji has kicked off the racing season with the automobile present. It’s a possibility for the drivers to point out the followers what the 2021 race automobiles will appear to be.”
Drivers and followers are excited to see the brand new and improved monitor in the course of the monitor’s official Automotive Present, observe and 2020 awards held on the monitor on Saturday, Could 22, with a rain date of Sunday, Could 23, if obligatory.
The automobile present on monitor will start at 10 a.m. and run till 1 p.m., adopted by observe for all from 1:30-5 p.m. The 2020 awards have been delayed on account of COVID-19 issues and will likely be handed out on the monitor throughout an awards ceremony starting at 6 p.m. to finish the day’s occasions. The world well-known Hen Shack will likely be open all through the day for all to get pleasure from.
Along with the monitor work, a brand new flagman will likely be within the flag stand. Longtime racer and previous champion Tim Jackson will take over the flagging duties in 2021.
The 2021 racing schedule at Bemidji Speedway kicks off Memorial Day Weekend with races on each Sunday, Could 30, and Monday, Could 31. The Jack Sparby Memorial and Hen Shack Nationals will likely be held on Could 30 with a 4 p.m. begin. On Could 31, the inexperienced flag will wave at 2 p.m.
Following the Memorial Day weekend races, the traditional begin time will return to five p.m. for the rest of the summer time.
The speedway will as soon as once more have seven lessons of automobiles racing with Wissota Modifieds, Wissota Tremendous Shares, Wissota Midwest Modifieds, Wissota Mod Fours, Wissota Pure Shares, Wissota Hornets and Mini Shares.
Among the many particular occasions deliberate for 2021 are the Northern Renegade Sprints returning to the monitor on June 6, July 11 and for the Paul Bunyan Stampede in September.
The primary of two Children Nights will happen on June 24 and the AFCO Race of Champions qualifier on June 27.
The Benefit RV Mod Tour will likely be on monitor July 25.
The Dean Olafson Memorial will function the Hornets and Pure Shares on Aug. 8, with the second Rockstar Power Children Night time on Aug. 15.
The favored youngsters boxcar races will likely be held on Aug. 22, adopted by the season championships on Aug. 29.
The summer time racing season will come to an in depth in September with the forty second Annual Paul Bunyan Stampede, working from Sept. 24-26.