Gas City I-69 Speedway Test and Tune Moved to Sunday, April 25thadmin
GAS CITY, Ind., April 22 – Due to rain in the forecast for Saturday, Gas City I-69 Speedway’s “Test & Tune” has been moved to Sunday (April 25). Pit gate will open at 10:30 a.m. with on-track test sessions running from noon to 5 p.m. The “Test & Tune” is open to all classes of race cars. Each class of car will be grouped together on-track. Pit passes are $30 per person (6 & under free, ages 7-12 are $10. Anyone under the age of 18 must complete a minor’s release).
The “Greatest Thrill Ride in Indiana” – Gas City I-69 Speedway’s two-seater sprint car – debuts during Sunday’s (April 25) “Test & Tune” session.
Veteran USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car & USAC Silver Crown driver Matt Goodnight will be behind the wheel, giving rides at Gas City I-69 Speedway this Sunday between noon and 5 p.m. Riders will be given five hot laps around Gas City’s 1/4-mile clay oval. The cost is $100 per person ($30 pit pass and $70 ride fee). The track is slotting four spots every 20 minutes from noon to 5 p.m. You must make reservations at (click here) to guarantee your spot. Any remaining spots will be first-come, first-serve on Sunday. Firesuits and helmets are provided. Must be 14 years of age or older to ride. (minors must have completed liability forms available at the track).
The two-seater was constructed by Benic Enterprises during the off-season. The car will be used for fan rides, corporate and charity events during the season.
The 2021 season will kick off on Friday night, May 7, with a full program of non-wing sprint cars, USAC Midget Cup series (open midgets plus SpeeD2), modifieds, street stocks and hornets. On opening night the pit gate will open at 3 p.m. and the grandstands at 5 p.m. Hot laps are at 6:30 p.m. and the races start at 7:30 p.m. An adult general admission ticket is a very reasonable $15, while children 12 and under are free to keep costs down for families. A pit pass costs $30.
Gas City I-69 Speedway is located on State Road 22, approximately a half-mile west of Interstate 69, exit 259.The quarter-mile dirt oval is about halfway between Indianapolis and Fort Wayne, and attracts drivers and fans from all over the Midwest.
For the complete schedule and other news, visit the speedway’s website at GasCityI69Speedway.com. Fans and competitors can also follow the speedway on Twitter: @GasCitySpeedway; Instagram: @GasCitySpeedway and Facebook: GasCitySpeedwayOnTheGas.