Sunset Speedway Park completes practice event
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April 28, 2012  |  by Ben Deatherage

BANKS, Ore. -- The Sunset Speedway Park successfully completed their practice date on Saturday April 28th. The weekend was supposed to be the season opening race but the weather cancelled Friday the 27th practice date and the 28th was changed from an actual race to a practice. Next Saturday May 5th hopes to be the first race of the season for the Banks facility which will host the divisions of the Pure Stocks, Street Stocks, 4-Bees, and the Northwest Wingless Tour.

Front Gates open up at 3:30 with racing scheduled to start at 6:00 on Saturday night. Saturdayís events will be non-point affairs for all division except for the Northwest Wingless Tour. Admission is the following prices: Adults are $14, Seniors $10, Children (6-12) $5, Children (5 and Under) FREE, and Family Pack (2 Adults and 2 Children) $30.

The Sunset Speedway Park is located just west of the Portland metro area in Banks on the Sunset Highway. The venue is located in a gorgeous small town setting with rolling hills in the background and hosts weekly competition with Northwest Extreme Sprint Car Series, Northwest Wingless Tour, USRA Modifieds, Street Stocks, 4-Bees, Pure Stocks, Womens, and Tracers classes. To stay up to date with the latest information regarding this wonderful facility log on to


Track: Sunset Speedway Park
Date: Saturday May 5th, 2012

Pit Gates- 2:00
Front Gates- 3:30
Racing- 6:00

Pit Pass- $30.00
Adults- $14.00
Seniors (62+) - $10.00
Youths (6-14)- $5.00
Youths (5 and Under)- FREE
Family Pack (2 Adults and 2 Children)- $30.00
Premium Seating- $25.00
Pit Pass- $25.00

Location: 485 S Main Street, Banks, OR, 97106
Track Contact: 503-324-3040
Sponsor: T&G Trucking, Baxter Auto Parts, Jimís Thriftway, Greg Biffle Foundation, The Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes, Coors Light Racing, Knechtís Auto Parts, Schram Brothers Excavating

A Look Ahead:
May 5 - Northwest Wingless Tour, Pure Stocks, Street Stocks, 4-Bees
May 12 - USAC Midgets, Northwest Extreme Sprint Cars, USRA Modifieds, Street Stocks, 4-Bees
May 19 - Northwest Wingless Tour, PHRA Dwarfs, Pure Stocks, Womens, 4-Bees
May 26 - Northwest Extreme Sprint Car Series, USRA Modifieds, Street Stocks, Pure Stocks, Tracers
May 27 - Northwest Extreme Sprint Car Series, USRA Modifieds, Street Stocks, Pure Stocks, Womens

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