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GTRP Racers Take Off A Week For SE Texas State Fair


by Joy Graham


There will be no racing this Friday at Golden Triangle Raceway Park. However, the track will have a racing booth open at the Southeast Texas State Fair. Come by and get one-on-one information about the up-coming races and special spectator events planned for the 2011 season.


Racing resumes, April 1st, with double points being offered to the drivers plus Box Car Races for kids 12 and under during intermission. See the track web site for details about the children’s event. Classes racing will be Limited Modifieds, Street Stock, Hobby Stock, Pure Stock, Jr. Mini Stock and the new Stinger Cars. Pit gates open at 4 p.m. and grandstand opens at 6 p.m. Racing action begins at 7:00.


Last Friday, the United States Modified Touring Series put on an outstanding show. They ran five heats and two B-mains leading up to their 40 lap feature. Big winner at the end of the night was Ryan Gustin of Marshalltown Ia.



Ryan Gustin won the USMTS feature at Golden Triangle Raceway Park. Ron Skinner photo.


Three Golden Triangle classes, Limited Modifieds, Street Stock and Hobby Stocks, raced on the same program. The top ten in those feature finishes are as follows:


LIMITED MODIFIED: Shane Hebert, Howard Willis, Danny Hebert, Brent Broussard, Johnny Holden, John Wyble, Shane Helton, G.W. Hessong, Eddie Holley, Randy Bridges


HOBBY: Ben Harris, Kevin Kelley, Britt Seaman, Josh Hartman, Jody Champion, Darrell Rhoades, Tyler Harris, Randy Lovell, Justin Collins, Curtis Colicher


STREET STOCK: Ernest Haynes, Taz Nelson, Aaron Gore, Larry Wishert, Johnny Arthur, Randy Lovell, Jud Utterback


Golden Triangle Raceway is located on W. Hwy. 90 between Beaumont and China, Texas. For more information about the races, rules, or up-coming events log on to www.gtrpbmt.com or call 409-752-7200. GTRP is always the place for family fun and fast lane entertainment.

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