New Senoia Speedway opens next Saturday

Fri, 04/20/2007 - 2:53pm
By: Michael Boylan

New Senoia Raceway (formerly Senoia Raceway) in Senoia, Georgia returns to racing action for the 2007 season with a new name and an exciting racing schedule consisting only of special events. The track will host special events only on an approximately monthly basis featuring some of the most popular professional racing series available to short track-racing fans today.

Those series visiting the South Metro’s only short track featuring full scale racing include; the Georgia Asphalt Series (GAS) Pro Late Models, the O’Reilly Auto Parts United Sprint Car Series winged outlaw sprint cars, the O’Reilly Super Truck Series (formerly the Southern All Star Pro Trucks), the ASA Late Model Series and the Pro Challenge Cars. Several other headliners maybe added to a schedule that already includes nine special events scheduled from April 28th through October 27th. In addition to these racing divisions each event includes stock car racing in the Iceman, Sportsman, Street Stock and Mini Stock divisions.

The 2007 New Senoia Raceway season opener will be the 1st Annual “Senoia Spring 100” scheduled for Saturday, Apr. 28 at the 3/8 mile paved oval. The event features a 100-Lap Georgia Asphalt Series (GAS) Late Model main event as its headliner. In addition to the GAS Series Late Models, there will be a full program of stock car racing for the Iceman, Sportsman, Street Stock and Mini Stock divisions.

New Senoia Speedway has on open practice scheduled for pre-season preparation on this coming Saturday, Apr. 21 starting at 1 p.m. The historic New Senoia Speedway is located four miles West of Senoia, Georgia on State Highway 16. From Fayetteville, travel 11 miles South on Hwy. 85 to the Senoia Hwy. 16 intersection and then turn right on Hwy. 16 for four miles to the track. From Newnan and points South on I-85 you would exit at I-85 Exit # 41 then turn left on US 29 and go _ mile and bear right onto GA Hwy 16 for 10 miles to the track.

To contact New Senoia Raceway call Charlie Edwards at 770-599-6161. For The GAS and O’Reilly USCS events contact Pete Walton at 404-886-5913.

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