Latin American Sports Compacts return
Maple Grove Raceway will start its transition from summer to fall with its final Auto Locator Grudge Race of the season Friday night followed by the Latin American Sports Compact weekend on Saturday and Sunday.
The weekend kicks off Friday night with Grudge Racing. Those wanting to see what their car can do on a racetrack are welcome to enter Maple Grove’s gates after 4 p.m. Racing begins promptly at 5. Admission is $20 for street driven cars and $25 for entries on a trailer. Spectators are $10 with children 12 and under free.
The Latin American Sports Compact race will feature the best of import racing, though drivers are more than welcome to bring their domestic rides. Gates open each day at 8 a.m. with racing beginning at 9.
There will also be a car show on Sunday with a $35 entry fee for car and driver.
Race classes include Quick 16 and Quick 32, along with Imports vs. Domestics, Bracket I (11.99 and faster); Bracket II (12.00 and slower); Super Pro vs. 11.99 and Faster; and Honda Battle (11.50 and Faster). Domestic cars are welcome to race.
Entry fee for Brackets I and II is $45 each. It is $55 for either the Super Pro or Honda races. Entry fee for the Quick 32 is $75 and the Quick 16 is $100.
Also taking part is the popular Northeast Outlaw Pro Mods, which will be making yet another appearance at The Grove this summer.
Time trials and qualifying will be on Saturday with eliminations on Sunday.
Tickets for adults are $20 on Saturday, $25 on Sunday or $40 for the weekend. Teens ages 13-15 are $10 each day and children 12-and-under are free with a paying adult.