Story By: PAUL ARUTE / STAFFORD MOTOR SPEEDWAY – STAFFORD SPRINGS, CT – This Friday, August 24th Back 2 SK®ool Blitz Night at Stafford Speedway will feature the rescheduled Call Before You Dig Late Model 50 in addition to a night filled with fun and games for kids.
The start of the 2018 school year is just around the corner but there is still plenty of action at Stafford Speedway.
As part of Back 2 SK®ool Blitz night this Friday, all kids 14 & under wearing a team shirt or jersey will receive a free general admission ticket when accompanied by a paying adult. Each kid will receive a raffle ticket to be presented in the Kids Zone for a spin of the prize wheel where every spin wins a prize. Wild Thing Karts will provide all the big wheel prizes. In addition, all kids will have the chance to enter the bike raffle presented by Big Haus USA Racing Products, DP Motorsports and Stafford Speedway with 3 bikes being raffled.
New for 2018, a bounce house located directly across from the Kids Zone will be open throughout the entire night. In addition to the bounce house, bike raffles, and prizes, there will be a variety of games such as Cornhole, Ladder Toss, Lawn Tic Tac Toe, and Chalk Art. Drivers will be visiting the Kids Zone throughout the night trying their skills off the track.
As part of this Friday night’s events the Wild Thing Karts Cub division will be on display on the midway and will also take to the track for a parade lap. Stafford’s five NASCAR Whelen All-American Series divisions will all be in action. Tickets for the CBYD Late Model 50/Back 2 SK®ool Blitz program are on sale now and are priced at $20.00 for adult general admission tickets, $5.00 for children ages 6-14, and children ages 5 and under are admitted free of charge when accompanied by an adult. All kids 14 & under wearing a team shirt or jersey will be admitted free (general admission). Reserved seat tickets are $23.00 for all ages. All ticket prices include 10% CT Admission Tax. Stafford Motor Speedway offers plenty of free parking along with overnight parking available for self contained Recreational Vehicles.