FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Baer Field Motorsports Park is ready to kick off its 53rd season of short track automobile racing this Saturday, April 16th with “Fan Appreciation/Opening Day 2016” with a track first in that it is offering free admission to all spectators to come out and enjoy the day and see all six track divisions in competition.
Promoter Dave Muzzillo says that he goes into 2016 both excited and nervous. “We had such overwhelming support last year, and with the new ideas and projects we are taking on this year both with new events and a lot of new ideas I get excited but I also get nervous,” Muzzillo says. “I have a lot of good people working for me and I just look forward to seeing it all come together this weekend and hopefully the fans enjoy it and will make it a regular stop this summer.
This weekend the action will be focused on the Grote Automotive Late Model Sportsman and Prepper 4 Firearms Open Wheel Modifieds will be in action on the 1/2-mile track on the property, and the King’s John Service Street Stocks, AFDENT Mini Stocks, Coe Heating & Air Sports Compacts, and Indiana Autism Awareness Stock Compacts will all be in competition on the 3/8-mile track in what is going to be a fun filled fast day at the track.
Competitor gates will open at 10 A.M. as cars will begin arriving and going through the inspection process, before getting on track for practice at 11 A.M. Spectator gates and Time Trials for the event will begin at 2:30 P.M. with the opening ceremonies and preliminary racing action set to begin at 4 P.M.
Baer Field Motorsports Park is located at 4331 Winters Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46809. For more information click here.