Racers’ Memorial Cancelled, Mother Nature Wins The Day on Mother’s Day Weekend

Throughout the week, Volusia Speedway Park had been a place for bright, cloudless and warm sunny days. That was until Friday night, when a torrential downpour and a tornado warning put the race weekend in peril.


In the morning of race day, it looked as if the track wasn’t hit hard enough with rain and still raceable. At 10:30AM, a harder but less time consuming rainstorm passed through, meaning the end for the track’s chances of hosting the annual running of the Racers’ Memorial.


It is never doom and gloom though, as the World’s Fastest Half Mile will be hosting the Top Gun Sprint Car Series on May 14th. General admission is $20. Children aged 12 and under are free. Gates will open at 4:00 with Hot Laps at 6:00. Racing will follow opening ceremonies at 7:00. You can also watch all the coverage live on DIRTVision if you aren’t able to make it to the show.