PARK CITY, Kan. — Officials at 81-Speedway have made the decision to call off this weekend’s rescheduled Park City Cup/Air Capital Shootout.
The weekend’s forecast has not come below a 90 percent chance of rain for Friday’s opener, only to give way to a 50 percent chance on Saturday.
The race will not be rescheduled for a third time, but the dates for next year’s event have been announced for March 30-31, 2018.
“It’s hard to have to call of a race, but with the rain chances as high as they are, we’d rather have the race called early so the teams can find other options to fill their weekend,” said ASCS Red River Region director Terry Mattox. “We’re already looking at the dates for next year and making sure we can co-sanction again.”
NCRA will race again on Sunday, May 28 at 81-Speedway, while the American Bank of Oklahoma ASCS Red River Region presented by Smiley’s Racing Products will return to action on May 5 at Oklahoma’s Flint Creek Speedway.
CREDIT: ASCS Communications