For Immediate Release:
(Nov. 15th, 2019– Newton, NC) Hickory Motor Speedway has just released their schedule for the 2020 race season, and it is packed full of excitement. The Historic Race Track will open up their 70th season of racing on March 7th, 2020 with our season opening blowout event, and the track will once again be headlined each week with the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Models.
Paramount Auto Group will return as the title sponsor for the Paramount Auto Group Limited Late Models and Paramount KIA will return for the popular Paramount KIA "Big 10" Racing Challenge, which provides 10 races with feature events that provide additional purse money and a championship of its own.
Hickory Motor Speedway will continue promoting events for the Paramount Auto Group Limited Late Models, Street Stocks, Carolina Custom Golf Cart Super Trucks, 4-Cylinders, Renegades and the Hickory Vintage Racing Series during their weekly events, with an added division for 6 events with the Carolina Pro- Late Model Series.
The PASS Super Late Models will return to America's Most Famous Short Track in 2020, including the Easter Bunny 150 on April 11 th , 2020.
The track will play host to the Cars Racing Tour again in 2020 with two dates. The Cars Racing Tour has had a long history at The Birthplace of the NASCAR Stars and will return on March 21 st and Aug, 1 st for the popular Throwback Series event.
The Knights of Destruction will return with two events beginning on May 30 th and is sure to deliver excitement and thrills for all that attend. This event provides a fun filled night of special racing including a school bus race, skid plate race, chain race, and much more. The second event will be Oct. 3 rd and will prove to be just as exciting.
The newly formed FASS Big Rig Series will be making an appearance on May 2 nd with Semi-Truck racing returning to Hickory Motor Speedway.
Also on tap will be one event for the popular Southern Modified Series on Sept. 26 th . The Southern Modified Series has provided some great racing for their events with multiple Modified stars in attendance.
The season will also include the running of the Paramount Auto Group Bobby Isaac Memorial race on Saturday, September 5 th of the Labor Day weekend, a very special tradition at the legendary track, honoring the late Bobby Isaac. The Calico Coatings Fall Brawl will be held on October 17 th which is a 200-lap feature special event for the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Models, 100-lap Paramount Auto Group Limited Late Model, and more.
The SunDown Audio Competition will return on Aug. 15 th featuring elaborate car stereos from around the United States.
There are still a few dates to be secured and some to be announced later, but several of our sponsors have already secured their dates for 2020 at The Birthplace of the NASCAR Stars. This is a tentative schedule and could be subject to minimal changes.
Ticket prices will remain the same in 2020 (excluding special events) for weekly NASCAR events ($12.50 for adults, $10.50 for seniors and teens, with kids 12 and under free).
Hickory Motor Speedway will remain open for testing throughout the off season.
Tires and fuel will be available at the track
Hickory Motor Speedway management will continue to work hard for the sponsors, fans, and competitors, to provide a level field of competition and great entertainment in a family oriented atmosphere. We look forward to seeing you at the track in 2020.
For more information please visit our website at www.hickorymotorspeedway.com of Facebook.
You can reach us at 828-464-3655 Mon through Fri 9-5