Archive for September, 2012
by Brian Neal
Donnellson, IA (Sunday, September 23, 2012) – The 14th Annual Shiverfest and 1st Annual Fall Extravaganza will round out the 2012 season at the Lee County Speedway in Donnellson, Iowa. Both events will be ran under the new promoter for 2013 Mike Van Genderen, who also promotes the Southern Iowa Speedway in Oskaloosa, Iowa.
The 14th Annual Shiverfest will kick off on Friday, October 12th with an open practice night. Pit gates and grandstands will open at 5pm, with the first practice secession set for 7pm. Pit passes for the night will be $15, with the grandstands FREE!
Then on Saturday, October 13th will be hay rack rides, trick or treating and racing action in six divisions. Pit gates will open at 3pm, grandstands at 3:30pm, with hot laps set for 5:30pm and racing action set for 6pm. But before all the great racing takes to he track, hay rack rides will take place from 4pm to 5pm. Following the hay rack rides will be the trick or treating sponsored by the drivers from 5pm until 5:30pm.
Grandstand admission on Saturday, October 13th will be Adults $9, Seniors (60+) $7, Students (7-14) $5 and Children under 6 FREE! Pit passes will be Adults $25, Kids (7-13) $15 and children under 6 $10.
We are pleased to announce that Mike Van Genderen has been hired as the new promoter of the Lee County Speedway. Mike has 20+ years of racing experience whether it be promoting, officiating, or strapping himself in a car. 2012 was a very successfully season at the Southern Iowa Speedway under Mike’s first year.
We are excited to end the season on a positive note and bring in Mike to help run our fall specials in October. 2013 will bring new ideas and some much needed excitement back to the Lee County Speedway.
We very much want to thank Brandon Savage for filling in as the interim promoter. Any questions concerning the October specials and sponsorship opportunities should be directed to Mike at 641-521-0330.