For drivers competing in the Noble Wine & Spirits ThunderCar Division this Saturday marks their biggest race of the year. The ThunderCars will be joined by the McGunegill Engine Performance Late Models, Marcum’s Welding Front Wheel Drives and the Legends.
Over the past four years there have been four different winners in the 100-lap feature for the Noble Wine & Spirits ThunderCars. James Kirby III opened the 2022 campaign with a victory over his father, Jimmy, who was the 2021 division champion. Jimmy Kirby won the 100-lap feature last year and previous winners in recent years include David McConnell, Frankie Oakes and Shawn Cullen.
Last year’s McGunegill Engine Performance Late Model champion Jeff Marcum opened the year with a victory last Saturday with the Champion Racing Association’s Sportsman Late Model Division.
Elliott McKinney is the defending Front Wheel Drive division champion.
Qualifications are set for 4:30 p.m. Racing starts at 6 p.m. Adult tickets are $13, $5 from children between the ages of 6 and 12 and children 5 and under are admitted free.