(Winston-Salem, NC): On July 4th, Caraway Speedway will host the sixth annual “Rusty Harpe Memorial” presented by Daggett Shuler Attorneys at Law. The annual event remembers Rusty Harpe who was a long-time competitor at the .455 mile oval located in Asheboro, NC, Ace Speedway and Bowman Gray Stadium. The 200 lap feature for NASCAR Late Model Stock cars always draws a big field of cars and some of the best late Model division drivers in the Carolinas and Virginia. Caraway Speedway regular, B.J. Mackey, was the 2011 winner of the event.
Some familiar faces have returned as Contingency Sponsors for the event. Heading the list is Hank Thomas Performance and SUNOCO Race Fuels. They will award a $50.00 certificate to each of the top 20 qualifiers. That certificate is good for any of the top line parts in the Hank Thomas Performance warehouse or for SUNOCO Race Fuel. Certificates can be redeemed at Hank’s shop at 917 Dixie Club Road in Winston-Salem, NC or on line at www.hankthomasperformance.com.
Also on board is TAPP, Inc. and Arctic Chill Radiators. Arctic Chill will award a standard size Late Model Stock Car radiator to the winner of the event.
In a new twist on the old 7-11 theme, G-Force will award the 7th place finisher a $50.00 product certificate and All Star Racing Products will award a $50.00 product certificate to the 11th place finisher. Both certificates are redeemable at Hank Thomas Performance, either in-store or on line.
And a new sponsor this year is “Krazy Kevin Powell” who comes on board with “Krazy Kevin’s Krazy 8’s”. A $500.00 shopping spree at Kevin Powell Motorsports. The shopping spree is good at Kevin Powell Motorsports stores in Winston-Salem or Greensboro and it goes to the 8th place finisher in the race. The shopping spree is good as a credit towards the purchase of a new bike or can be used for clothes or accessories.
Basset Racing Wheels will award a $50.00 discount certificate to the last qualifier for the event.
Forsyth Technical Community College returns for the sixth consecutive year as a display sponsor for the event.
Advance Tickets for the 6th Annual “Rusty Harpe Memorial” presented by Daggett Shuler Attorneys at Law, are available for purchase at the speedway. Tickets are $20 Per Adult with children 11 & Under Free.
The schedule for Wednesday July 4th has Grandstands opening at 5:00 PM with qualifying getting under way at 5:30 PM. A special “on-track” Autograph Session begins at 7:15 PM and the green flag drops at 8:00 PM. The 200 Lap NASCAR Late Model Stock “Rusty Harpe Memorial 200” is the featured race but the BK Auto Limited Late Models duke it out for 100 laps with the Late Model Super Trucks featured in a 50 lapper and the Legends run a 30 lap feature.
A big fireworks display celebrating the Independence Day holiday wraps up the night.
For more information on the “Rusty Harpe Memorial” or to purchase Lap Sponsorships, call Renee Hackett at Caraway Speedway, 336-629-5803 or Chip Harpe at 336-345 -1470.