|Evergreen Speedway’s NASCAR Summer Showdown is Ready to Get Underway June 28-29-30
For Immediate Release (June 26, 2019): The much anticipated 8th Annual NASCAR Summer Showdown weekend is upon us, here at Evergreen Speedway in Monroe, WA. The best of the best Super Late Model racers from around the US and Canada are descending on the Northwest’s largest track for the largest prize money race. The winner will be $25,000.00 richer after 200-laps on the large 5/8-mile oval. Will it be a local driver or a visitor taking home the riches? That question will be answered on Sunday afternoon. This big show garners local drivers points toward the championships in the NASCAR Whelen All American Series, Speedway Chevrolet SLM, and Bud Crown Series.
The speed weekend gets underway on Thursday, June 27 with activities for the teams to enjoy off the track. On Friday, June 28 the teams will start unloading their equipment and cars in anticipation of practice starting at 3pm until 7pm. Earlier on Friday, there will be the annual Media Luncheon (for event sponsors, invited guests, and working media) at 1:30pm. At the conclusion of practice, the drivers and teams will be treated to dinner, music, etc. under the grandstands. During the festivities will be the all-important ‘Pill Draw’ for Saturday’s qualifying order. The public is invited to the practice session at no charge.
Saturday, June 29 is when everyone gets serious. The Back Gate opens at 8am for the teams of the NASCAR Summer Showdown SLM’s, Northwest Outlaw Mini-Stock Tour, Evergreen Speedway’s NASCAR Street Stocks and Legends. Alternating practice sessions get underway at 1:15pm. Qualifying on the 3/8-mile for the Legends and NW Outlaw Mini-Stock Tour begins at 3pm. The qualifying for the Summer Showdown SLM’s on the 5/8-mile oval is at 4pm. Front gates open at 4:30pm. There will be a driver’s ‘Meet & Greet’ at 5:15pm and Opening Ceremonies at 6pm. Racing follows with 8-lap heat races for the Street Stocks, Legends and, NW Outlaw Mini-Stock Tour. Each of these support classes will have a 50-lap main on the 3/8-mile oval. The 25-lap qualifying heat races on the 5/8-mile oval for the Summer Showdown Super Late Models will end the day.
On Sunday, June 30, the day begins with back gates opening at 8:30am. Practice begins at 10am for Evergreen’s NASCAR Foster Press Mini-Stocks plus the Legends. The Summer Showdown Super Late Models will practice at approximately 10:30am. At noon the Legends will qualify on the 3/8-mile oval. Front gates will open at 11am. Sunday’s racing begins with 8-lap heat races for the Legends and the Mini-Stocks. Those two classes will then have their individual 50-lap mains. Opening Ceremonies will start approximately at 2pm with the green flag for the start of the NASCAR Summer Showdown 200 at 3pm.
If racing is what you are looking for this is the weekend to come out to the ‘Super Speedway of the West’ Evergreen Speedway in Monroe, WA at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds. There is a two-day combo ticket, a VIP two-day ticket (with food and special seating, plus) or individual daily tickets. Go to http://www.evergreenspeedway.com or call 360-805-6100 for tickets and or information.
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