By Randy Spencer – The 2013 race season got underway with the Ray’s Auto Centre & Towing Thunder Cars, Klotz Auto Repair & Engine Machine Shop Mini Stocks, the Ponderosa Nature Resort Pure Stocks and Ponderosa Nature Resort Pro 4 Modifieds. Ponderosa announced their sponsorship of the Pure Stocks at the track last night. They were joined by the new title sponsor at the track for 2013, Bennett Chevrolet of Cambridge and the fancy new pace truck. Also welcome to new track announcer Jody Buschlen.

Pit gates opened early due to last weeks rain out of the practice and many took advantage of the early opening. Racing got underway at 6pm. Heat race winners included, Pure Stock- Tyler Martin and Danny Shantz, Mini Stocks- Scott Mast, Dave Bailey and Brandon McFerran, Thunder Cars- Brad Collison, Pro 4 Modified- Aaron Turkey and Mini Stock Consi- Ashley Holmes. Feature race winners, Pure Stocks- Danny Shantz, Mini Stocks- Russ Aicken, Thunder Cars- Rick Burbridge and Pro 4 Modified- John Verney.

Next Saturday, May 4th, pit gates open at 4pm, Grandstands at 5pm and green flag flies at 6pm. The Grisdale Late Models are back and will be joined by Ray’s Auto Centre & Towing Thunder Cars, Klotz Auto Repair & Engine Machine Shop Mini Stocks, the Ponderosa Nature Resort Pure Stocks and Ponderosa Nature Resort Pro 4 Modifieds.