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PAGE 8A HOGAN HOME NEws - FRIDAY, MARCH II, i I j || i r i I n |LL-~ ~;4;~ L" {i(t'- - ,i ? Photo By NOV KOBER RACERS READY, WEATHER NOT - Shown with his 1973 Chevrolet Nova dr gster, Andy Castleberry was one of many ready to start the drag racing season last weekend at - Last weekend Andy season-opening race. Castleberry captured the prestigious Wally Park Silver Dollar Raceway, but incessant ;:C.a fl barrv wa.q set tn he n Trophyin the Pro Class at the rains delayed the start of their dra ," ' ----.- ,,.--',/-- " -,,,-,-- . efendmo The Wall, he conclusion of the drag rac- ra ng season, last season at Silver ing season in 2010. Dollar Raceway, but rainThe opening drag racing forced the cancellation of the actipnof the season was set to egin last weekend, bUt raid on Friday and Saturday washed out the action. Manic of tiie area racers were noti- fief, Friday afternoon after the had loaded cars and eq pment and were prep ir- ing to leave. next regular drag rac g action at Silver Dollar Raceway in Reynolds 'is scheduled for Saturday, Mar. 19, that .will become the season opening event. Silver Dollar Raceway is about a two hour drive from Hogansville. 2011 schedule at Ph ix Drag Strip in Phenix Cit , Alabama, has not yet been posted on their website. FOR DIRT traCk racers, action begins this Saturday at East Alabama Motor Speedway in Phenix City. The season opening race will feature action in all the divisions including Late Model, Limited Sportsman, Hobby, Bomber, Modified and the new Road Warrior division. The Road Warrior division has been designed as alower-cost alternative for those justbeginning in dirt track racing. Racing action normally begins about 7:00 p.m. but racing fans are encouraged to arrive'earlier and the speedway is on Eastern Time. ' East Alabama Motor : Speedway is located at 4238 US Hwy. 80W in Phenix City, and .is about an hour's drive froth Hogansville. the event of rain or for me're information about East Alabama Motor Speedway, visit the website at www.eamsdirt.com or call ~-297-2594. iDirt track action at New Senoia Raceway is scheduled to Saturda / pr. : Open practices have been scl eduled for Saturday, Mar. 12, Saturday, Mar. 19, and Saturday, Mar. 26. There is no admission fee to watch the practice sessions. New Senoia Raceway is located at 171 Brown Road, in Senoia. iTHIS NEWSPAPER group is seeking information on racers in Harris, Meriwether and Talbot coun- ties, and around HogansviUe. From drag racing to stock car racing, motocross to go- karts, if you are involved in racing this newspaper wants to ,publicize what you are doing. For information on how to submit photographs and racing results, email andykober@hotmail.com or call 706-443-2406. WINER BEING SOLD