Southern All Stars Opening Weekend Has Been Postponed Due To Weather

February 26, 2015

UPDATE: Bama Bash Rescheduled For March 6-8
    FAYETTEVILLE, TN - East Alabama Motor Speedway officials announced today that the 18th Annual Bama Bash will take place on Friday, Saturday & Sunday March 6-8 in Phenix City, AL.
    The race will still be sanctioned by Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series it will now be a 50 lap $6,000 to win, $500 to start event with open practice on Friday night, qualifying & heat races on Saturday night and the B mains and 50 lap feature on Sunday afternoon.
    Schedule for weekend will be pit gates opening at noon on Friday with practice starting at 6 pm, Saturday will be pits gates opening at noon, hot laps starting at 5 pm, then on Sunday pit gates will open at 10 am with races starting at 11 am.
    For more information and rules about the Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series, visit the series web site at www.sasdirt.com  or visit the series on Facebook at Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series. Also you can follow us on Twitter @sasdirt or East Alabama Motor Speedway at www.eamsdirt.com or Twitter @eamsdirt.
 

    FAYETTEVILLE, TN - The Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series opening weekend has fallen due to the winter storm

that will be hitting the south later this afternoon and evening.

     East Alabama Motor Speedway officials have decided to look for another date for the 18th Annual Bama Bash as the grounds have already been saturated and heavy rain is in the forecast for another 1-3 inches of rain this afternoon and tonight.
    “We had drivers cancelling due to the winter weather in the Carolinas and East Tennessee that would not be able to make it to the track for the weekend of racing.” said Beverly Thompson general manager of East Alabama Motor Speedway. “We just did not want to put any of our race teams on the roads in dangerous conditions due to ice and snow as we are now looking for another date to run the Bama Bash.”
    Also the 13th Annual March Madness race at the Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, SC., has also been postponed to due to the rain, ice and snow that is in the forecast for the rest of the week.  “We just have too much rain, ice and snow in the forecast for the remainder of the week and with a forecast like that it would be hard to get the track ready and in shape to race on” said track owner Lennie Buff.
    The race is postponed till Sunday afternoon March 29th with a full racing program slated to be in action.
    More information concerning the 18th Annual Bama Bash & 13th Annual March Madness will be coming up in the following weeks.
    For more information and rules about the Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series, visit the series web site at www.sasdirt.com  or visit the series on Facebook at Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series. Also you can follow us on Twitter @sasdirt
    More information will be coming out on this event as the Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series continues to work its schedule out for the 2015 season and if any tracks would like to be a part of the 32nd year of Southern All Star Dirt Series racing please call Lynn Acklin at 256-924-4546 or email at lynn.acklin@sasdirt.com.

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