Hall Of Fame Professional Wrestler Hulk Hogan
announced as Grand Marshall of the 16th Annual Powell Memorial
a two-day late model $10,000-to-win race at Bubba Raceway Park Ocala
In support of close friend Bubba ‘the Love Sponge®’ Clem, Hulk Hogan’s got a “brother’s” back.
OCALA, Fla. / Florida-based wrestling icon, Hulk Hogan confirms today on the nationally syndicated Bubba the Love Sponge® Show that he will be Grand Marshal for Saturday night’s 16th Annual Powell Memorial, a $10,000-to-win race at Bubba Raceway Park.
What: The 16th Annual Powell Memorial, featuring Hulk Hogan as Grand Marshal
An event created to honor the family of James Powell, a driver and former owner of Bubba Raceway Park from 1981 to 1994. On June 17, 1995 a tragic plane crash in Gainesville, Fla. took the lives of Powell’s four-year-old twin daughters, Ashley and Nicole (whom the Bubba Raceway Park playground is dedicated to), Elizabeth Powell (mother), Buddy Powell (father), Loveda McNair (aunt), and CJ Powell (uncle).
When: Saturday, June 4th, 2011 – racing starts at 7pm
Where: Bubba Raceway Park - 9050 N.W. Gainesville Rd. Ocala, Florida 34482 (352)622-9400
About Bubba Raceway Park Ocala: The 3/8th mile D-shaped, semi-banked clay park began operations in 1952. 2011 will mark its 58th year of racing making it the oldest track in the state of Fla. Updates to the park have included an improved track wall, catch fence, refurbished grandstands, Whelen lighting, sound system, increased pits area and a consistently maintained dirt track.