CHARLOTTE, N.C. — official series release —
Southern Modified Racing Series (SMRS) officials announced today that Friday night’s events at Ace Motor Speedway have been postponed to Saturday night. Officials have been monitoring the forecasts for several days and it has continued to deteriorate, with rain chances in excess of 80 percent being forecasted for Friday throughout the day and evening.
“In the best interest of our teams and fans, we felt like it was best to go ahead and postpone the events scheduled for Friday night at Ace,” said Renee Hackett of the Southern Modified Racing Series. “The weather looks much better for Saturday and we can’t wait for the Southern Modifieds and all the other divisions to hit the track at Ace Motor Speedway without having to worry about the weather.”
On Saturday, gates will open at 9:30 AM for an optional early practice for all divisions from 10 AM – 2:30 PM. For those opting not to participate in the early session, pit gates will open at 3 PM with rotating practice beginning at 4:30 PM for the Southern Modified Racing Series, Mid-Atlantic Limited Late Models, USAC Eastern Midgets, Mini Stocks, and Southern Outlaw Street Stocks.
Grandstand gates will open at 6 PM, with qualifying at 7 PM, an on-track autograph session at 7:25 PM, and racing set to start at 8 PM.
CREDIT: Southern Modified Racing Series