SEEKONK, Mass. — Story by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Seekonk Speedway photo —
The Action Track of the East has just made their 70th season even more historic.
As confirmed by NBC 10 Providence news on Thursday evening, the Seekonk Speedway will return to the NASCAR Home Tracks program as a NASCAR-sanctioned short track for the 2015 season.
“NASCAR and Seekonk Speedway officials have confirmed that Seekonk Speedway will be returning to the NASCAR family in 2015,” said NBC 10 news lead sportscaster Frank Carpano. “Seekonk Speedway has signed as a NASCAR member track this coming season and will feature the NASCAR Whelen All American Series.”
An official announcement of the partnership between the track and NASCAR is expected early next week. The Speedway was most recently part of the Home Tracks back in the 2005 season.
The 70th season of racing at Seekonk will begin on Sunday, May 3 at 2 P.M. local time.