Reynoldsville – Hummingbird Speedway officials are looking to put on the final touches to the 2013 season with the 8thannual running of the Mick Orsich Memorial Saturday evening.
The four-division program will be highlighted with a 35-lap late model feature paying $2,000 to the winner with $150 to start the A-main. Aluminum block late models can compete in this event with the minimum weight being 2300 pounds with driver after the feature. There will also be $350 in lap money included in the feature event. The Community First Bank dash for cash will set the top 8 positions in the feature. The ever growing 16-car King of the Hill will also be run for the late models with $1,000 up for grabs. With donations by Kutsel’s 322 Auto Sales, Hummingbird Speedway, RNI Trucking, and McGarvey Equipment, four positions will be paid.
Other divisions running this evening will be the street stocks, pure stocks, and front wheel drive four-cylinders. The four-cylinders will also be running for an extra purse thanks to Andy Mann’s Car Care. Hummingbird Speedway rules will apply for these three divisions.
At intermission a drawing for 24 hats signed by the starting late model field. The fan with the late models feature winners signature will win a cool $100, and a chance to meet with the winner after the race.
During the evening a Chinese Auction will be held to raise money for the Hahne Cancer Center located in DuBois. To date, over $25,000 has been raised for the center. There will also be a Chinese lantern launch in memory that have who lost their battle with cancer, and also those who have survived.
Gates for this event will open at 3:30 pm with racing at 6. A rain date for this event has been set for September 28. Gates admission will be $15 with pit admission at $25. Late models will have to pay a $50 registration fee. For more information call the track office at (814) 653-8400 or visit the track’s website at www.hummingbirdspeedway.com.