DIRToberFAST Schedule Revised for Volusia Speedway Park October 8 - 10
BARBERVILLE, FL – September 30, 2009 — By Tonya Moschell
DIRToberFAST weekend, presented by Volusia County Fair, boasting larger purses and some good old fashioned Oktoberfest-type fun, is just around the corner. Fans and racers are invited to spend the weekend at Volusia Speedway October 8 through 10. An open practice for all classes takes place on Thursday night, October 8 from 6pm to 9 pm. Pit admission will be $15 and grandstand admission is free on Thursday night.
The fun really takes off on Friday night, October 9, with qualifying events for Modifieds, Sportsman and Street Stocks plus a full programs paying $500 to win for the Thunder Stocks and twin 4-Cyl Challenger features paying $250 to win each. Fans and racers will be able to take in an Oktoberfest-style party following the races with food, beverage and music.
Those staying on the property (or perhaps just driving by) can take in a Pancake Feed on Saturday morning, October 10, from 9 am to 11am. Immediately following, from 11am to 2pm, a Racers Swap Meet will take place in the Volusia Speedway general parking area. This is a great opportunity for racers to clean out their shops and maybe find some great deals. There will not be a fee to set up at the Racers Swap Meet, but VSP reminds everyone that this is for the racers. Commercial entities should contact the VSP offices to make arrangements for attending.
Saturday night racing kicks off again at 7:30pm with last chance qualifying races for Modifieds, Sportsman, and Street Stocks. Late Models will run a full program including qualifying, culminating in a 50 lap main event for $2500. The top 2 Late Model points earners between the Ocala Speedway Fan Appreciation event and VSP’s DIRToberFAST will be guaranteed starting positions in the upcoming UDLMCS events at these tracks on October 23 and 24. Sportsman and Modifieds will each be racing 30 laps for $1500 first place checks and Street Stocks will race 30 laps for $1000 to win.
Grandstand admission on Friday night is $12 for adults. Saturday night admission is $15. A special 2-day grandstand pass will be offered for $22 for adults.
Pit admission is $25 for non-member and $22 for members. A 2-day Pit Pass will be $45 for non-members and $39 for members. With the purchase of the 2-Day Pit Pass, participants will receive a coupon for free food at the Oktoberfest party following Friday night’s racing program.
Without a doubt, DIRToberFAST is the weekend racers and fans will not want to miss at Volusia Speedway Park. Plenty of activities, the South’s hottest racing action, and a giant dose of fun will make for an autumn weekend to remember.
Volusia Speedway offers your best value in family entertainment every Saturday night through October with Fastlane Five Racing and special events.
Volusia Speedway Park is located 15 miles west of Ormond Beach, FL on State Road 40. Additional information and updates will be available on the website – www.volusiaspeedwaypark.com, or call 386-985-4402.
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