Racing Program at Richmond Raceway April 25 Cancelled Due to Inclement Weather


Richmond, KY (April 25, 2015) Richmond Raceway co-promoters Larry, Chad, and Sarah Yantz have cancelled the Family Meal Deal Night racing program set for this evening April 25 at the 3/10 mile clay oval known as “The Beast of the East”.

With some rain showers having moved through the area on Saturday morning, along with the National Weather Service and all local weather agencies predicting more rain and the high threat of severe weather later on during the day on Saturday, track officials have decided to cancel the racing program for April 25.

“We want to race as much as everyone does, but with rain having already fell at the track and on the grounds and with the predicted threat of possible very severe weather, we have to look out for the safety of everyone as well”, stated track co-promoter Chad Yantz.  “We apologize for the inconvenience and hope everyone understands the reasoning for our decision.  We hope to see everyone join us at Richmond Raceway next Saturday May 2.”

Richmond Raceway will return to action next Saturday May 2 and it will now be Family Fun Night, with a $3,50 meal deal at the food court and special activities and events planned for all children ages 12 and under, and as always, all children ages 12 and under, will be receive FREE admission in the general admission area.  The Saturday May 2 racing program will feature all divisions in competition, including the Barry Turner of Century 21 Advantage Realty Super Late Models, Modifieds, REVELution Race Cars Pro Late Models, KDRA Super Stocks, Four Cylinders, and Warlock Race Cars Mini-Cup/Cyclones.

Richmond Raceway is located at 328 Greens Crossing Road, just a short drive from the city limits of Richmond, KY.  Larry, Chad, and Sarah Yantz are the track promoters and will present dirt track racing on Saturday evenings.  For more information about Richmond Raceway, contact track co-promoter Larry Yantz at (606) 510-5331 or track co-promoter Chad Yantz at (606) 510-4836 or by social media on the world wide web at or via Facebook at or of via Twitter @MichaelDespain or @RichmondRaceway.  The phone number at the track for information concerning race events and raceday information is (859) 624-5640.