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O'Reilly All Stars To Open Winternationals At Ocala

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OCALA, FL-  For the third year running, Florida's oldest speedway, the historic Ocala Speedway located just off I-75 in Marion County, is hosting the O'Reilly All Star Circuit of Champions 410 Sprint Cars to open the 2011 Winternationals events.  And as sprint car enthusiasts have come to know, the events at Ocala Speedway will once again be the most affordable way for fans to see these alcohol fueled machines in action, with adult gate admission a mere $20 and $25 for each of the two scheduled nights of racing.

Action will begin on Thursday, February 3rd, as racers will take advantage of a 6PM practice session to test their prowess on Ocala's tricky 3/8ths mile layout.  The old D-shaped track has a reputation for chewing up and spitting out racers who are unaccustomed to it's tight turn 4, and spectators will be welcomed to come and watch as the sprinters attempt to acquaint themselves with the track.  Joining the All Stars will be the Florida Mini Sprint Association who are far more familiar with Ocala's quirks, and spectators can pay $15 admission, wander the pit area, and view the on track activities from the turn 1 bleacher area.

Racing action will begin the following evening as the O'Reilly All Stars and the Florida Mini Sprints will hit the clay at 8PM on Friday, February 4th.  Adult admission for Friday night's action is only $20, with the grandstand gate open at 5PM for early birds.  Fans will also have the option of shopping at the souvenir trailers that will be located outside of the grandstand gate and next to the parking area, before entering the grandstand area and claiming prime viewing spots for the night's action.

Saturday night will also include more alcohol fueled winged action as the O'Reilly All Stars return, and the Florida Mini Sprints will take a final shot at Ocala's gumbo clay.  Adult admission for the February 5th races is $25, and again the souvenir trailers will be present to outfit race fans in all of the latest fan gear.

An added bonus for sprint car fans is that the Ocala Winternational events draw racers not only from the O'Reilly All Star Circuit of Champions, but also a list of teams from series like the World of Outlaws as well.  Ocala offers one of the very few opportunities for these teams to get some competitive seat time before the DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park the following week, so teams are usually anxious to take advantage of the situation.

For the Florida Mini Sprints, Ocala's Winternationals will open their season by offering seat time on what is probably the most difficult circuit they will face in 2011.  Last year's Winternationals drew a long list of Florida racers, plus mini sprint teams from as far away as the Carolinas as well.  These little winged machines are powered by 600 to 750 cc engines, weigh in at around 800 to 900 lbs, and can generate speeds of over 130 mph.

Fans traveling to Ocala Speedway for the Winternational events are reminded that plenty of accommodations are available in the area, and camping is available on site for $10.  For directions to Ocala Speedway, or for more information on this and other Winternationals events, please visit us online at www.OcalaSpeedway.com, or call the track at 352-622-9400.

April 21, 2014

Summerland 2014 Music Festival to play North Central Florida!

by BRP Media
Ocala, Florida: Gainesville/Ocala CHR/Top 40 radio station All the Hits Q92 (WMFQ 92.9) announces the Summerland 2014 Music Festival on Sunday June 15th at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala. The Summerland 2014 Music Festival headliner Everclear, Billboard’s Modern Rock Artists of the Year in 1998 with multiple hit songs including “Santa Monica”, “Father of Mine”, and “Everything to Everyone”, joins Soul Asylum, Eve 6, and Spacehog, for a family friendly day of affordable entertainment on Father’s Day. “All the Hits Q92 is committed to bringing major national talent to North Central Florida,” says Bill Barr, Director of Programming for Q92. “The Summerland 2014 Music Festival is a perfect fit for our area featuring world class artists and a great family friendly venue for the show!” Barr added, “This show starts at $22… we hope all moms, dads, kids, and grandparents come out to enjoy a day of affordable music! This is just the beginning of our 2014 live concert series right here in our hometown!” “With so many music fans having to travel over an hour to see a concert, it is exciting to be able to bring in top-notch world class concerts to North Central Florida”, said Chad Hallmark, Director of Client Services for Long Island Events. “Our goal is to bring our listeners their favorite artists, not just once or twice… we will do it all year long!” Summerland 2014, featuring Everclear, Eve 6, Soul Asylum, and Spacehog, will be hosted at Bubba Raceway Park located at 9050 NW… read more
April 06, 2014

Jeff Mathews Wins 2014 Mike Peters Open in Memory of Niokoa Johnson

by BRP Media
Winner of the 2014 Mike Peters Open in Memory of Niokoa Johnson is the #33 of Jeff Mathews!!! Congratulations to Jeff and thank you so much to all the fans who came out to support the Johnson family. The support of the entire racing community has… read more
April 04, 2014

Dick Berggren's Speedway Illustrated, will be at Bubba's Raceway Park on Saturday, April 5th

by BRP Media
National Racing Magazine, Dick Berggren's Speedway Illustrated, will be at Bubba's Raceway Park on Saturday, April 5th to assist in raising donations in memory or Niokoa Johnson. Speedway Illustrated directs its focus toward hometown tracks, the… read more
March 28, 2014

Bubba Raceway Park will be holding The Mike Peters Open in Memory of Niokoa Johnson

by BRP Media
Next Saturday April 5th Bubba Raceway Park will be holding The Mike Peters Open in Memory of Niokoa Johnson who tragically lost her life after injuries she sustained while racing on March 22nd. The Gladiator class will be running a special 17 lap… read more
March 15, 2014

Bubba Raceway Park Results for 03/15/2014 (2)

by BRP Media
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March 09, 2014

Bubba Raceway Park Results for 03/08/2014

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March 04, 2014

OPENING NIGHT HONORS TO RHOADS, STALNAKER, SNYDER, APPLEBY AND WHITENER

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OPENING NIGHT HONORS TO RHOADS, STALNAKER, SNYDER, APPLEBY AND WHITENER ON A BEAUTIFUL CLEAR SATURDAY NIGHT, THE 2014 SEASON OPENER WAS READY TO GO. HEAT RACE ACTION FOR THE BUBBA ARMY HOBBY STOCKS WAS WON BY MIKE STALNAKER AND SEAN MONAGHAN. THE… read more
March 02, 2014

Bubba Raceway Park Results for 03/01/2014

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Late Model - Feature Finish Start Car Driver Hometown Race Points 1 5 58 Mark Whitener Middleburg , Fl 50.00 2 6 32 Phillip Cobb Riverview , Fl 48.00 3 3 40B Kyle Bronson Brandon , Fl 46.00 4 7 59 Jake Perkins - 44.00 5 4 14T Tyler Clem - 42.00 6 8… read more

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