One of the biggest events of the racing season is coming to the Greenville Speedway this Friday as some of the most talented drivers from all over the region are motoring to Greenville to chase the checkered flag.
The highlight of Friday’s night of action will be the Winged Outlaw Sprint Cars who participate in the United Sprint Car Series. Drivers in this event come from all over the Southeast, including Georgia, Tennessee and Northern Mississippi.
“These cars are very unique, and they look very cool,” said Greenville Speedway manager Charity Kilgore.
Along with the Winged Outlaw Spring Cars, Friday’s action will also include drivers competing in the Vapor Shack Hot Shot Series, the 9.15 Floral Designs and Gifts Factory Stock Series and the Lee Body Shop Street Shock Series.
“We are going to have a whole night of action, and there will be something to do for the entire family,” Kilgore said. “We are going to have giveaways and great food and tons of other types of excitement.”
The grandstand will open at 5 p.m. on Friday. Adult grandstand tickets cost $20. Senior citizen tickets cost $15. Kids between 6 and 12 tickets cost $5. Kids who are 5 and under get in free.
Adult pit tickets cost $35, and children pit tickets cost $10.
Kilgore said the Greenville Speedway has been starting to really get its wheels running in recent weeks. Last year, the Speedway missed four entire months because of the pandemic, and this spring the race track had quite a number of rainouts.
“Everything is looking good now, and we are looking forward to a bunch of events we have coming up,” she said. “This race track is important to the community. It brings in revenue to both the city and the county. People come in and they eat at our restaurants, and some of them stay at our hotels. Some of the wives come here and they go shopping while their husbands work on their cars.”