Racing In Robertson County Returns March twenty third With
Large Adjustments To Speedway
Highland Rim Speedway Undergoes Possession Change, New Title & Lengthy Vary Plans – Saturday Night time Racing Returns March 23 at The Rim
ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn Information) – Racing each Saturday night time returns to The Rim March 23 with the Winter Thaw 75 Sportsman occasion. Together with the principle occasion, there shall be a Large 50 Lap Tuner, 30 Lap Pure Inventory, 20 Lap Highway Warriors, 25 Lap Child Grand. Qualifying races shall be ran in all divisions. The Rim supplies a superb night of leisure for the whole household and on most nights the racing is over by 9:00 pm to 9:30 pm so everybody could make it residence at a good hour.
Gates Open will open at 3:00 pm Saturday, March 23 with the 2018 Awards Displays at 5:00 pm. The Awards Presentation is a superb probability to satisfy and see the drivers up shut and get autographs. The Racing Motion begins instantly after the Awards Displays.
Longtime Robertson County citizen and businessman Jerry Criswell and his household introduced an possession change for Highland Rim Speedway. Roger Cunningham, Criswell’s former enterprise companion, offered his portion of the speedway to Criswell. The Criswell household at the moment are the only house owners of the historic facility. Cunningham’s choice was based mostly on desirous to spend extra time together with his household and the growing demand for his time at his enterprise, Centurion Stone.
With the brand new possession now in place, the historic facility shall be renamed for the 2019 Racing Season. Criswell grew up round The Rim and altering the monitor’s title was a really onerous choice. The brand new title shall be Veterans Motorplex at The Rim.
Criswell acknowledged that he wished to maintain among the authentic title in honor of everybody that had made this such an awesome facility up to now. “For 40 plus years this place has been generally known as The Rim to me personally and that’s the reason this new title is particular to me”. The brand new title supplies a contemporary begin to a brand new period of racing on the speedway whereas nonetheless preserving among the historic previous. Plenty of households have grown up at this place figuring out it as “The Rim” and now with the brand new title they’ll really feel proper at residence each Saturday night time.
In keeping with Criswell, “Now we have plenty of Veterans that assist our facility on a weekly foundation and that is simply one other means we’ve got chosen to acknowledge them by renaming this facility after them. Criswell a veteran himself states our service women and men pay an enormous debt on daily basis for the freedoms we take pleasure in as Individuals and lots of instances they’re forgotten as Veterans. Those self same freedoms they offered permits us the chance to benefit from the sport of Inventory Automotive Racing and throughout the racing season we plan to acknowledge our Veterans in attendance frequently.”
Over the previous couple of years, Cunningham, Criswell and their households have labored diligently with the native Veterans, non-profits, and neighborhood to offer a clear household model facility for all race followers to come back out and revel in some nice racing motion each Saturday night time.
The Criswell household has plenty of long-range plans and extra actions that shall be launched together with the speedway services. They are going to be saying these plans as they materialize.
The New Veterans Motorplex at The Rim is positioned at 6801 Kelly Willis Highway in Greenbrier TN.
” SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE ”
Tickets can be found on the monitor on occasion days.
Common Occasions Grandstand Admission:
FAMILY PACK $30
(2 Adults & Up To six Minor Youngsters)
62+ Senior $10.00
Army ID $10.00
13-17 College students $10.00
6-12 Youth $5.00
Youngsters ages 5 and below are at all times free with a paid grownup
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