Rain washes out Michigan Traditional Sprint Show at Merritt Speedway

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For the second time in three weeks Mother Nature wasn’t playing nice at Merritt Speedway. Just as the Michigan Traditional Sprints took to the track for hot laps, the skies opened and soaked the track sending the sprinters back to the pits. With a light rain still falling MTS and Merritt officials gathered to discuss the possibility of working in the track but the radar indicated heavier showers to come in the near future and the show was canceled. As predicted the showers arrived 45 minutes later and flooded the track and infield.

Coming to Merritt Speedway this Saturday, July 19th will feature our Sensational Seven show and the Michigan Auto Racing Fan Club Night. Fan club members enter FREE with their club ID card.


Then get your camper ready for the 26th running of the Wood Tic 100 starting on Thursday, July 24th. The weekend kicks off with the Dutchman Open golf outing at the Pine View Highlands Golf Club in Houghton Lake. Check-in begins at 9:00 AM with a Shotgun Start at 10:00 AM. Teams must pre-register to participate in the golf outing. Contact Debbie Tomei at 231-929-2395 to sign up today. Then, it’s back to the track for racing action Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.



See ya at the track.

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