Canceled: Saturday Speedway Race to Benefit Mimbs | Community Spirit
UPDATE: The race has been canceled due to rain on the track. A news release says the benefit race will be scheduled for a later date.
A record number of race car drivers and fans are expected this Sat. night Mar. 2nd at Dublin-441 Speedway for the Tracy Mimbs Benefit Race. Tracy is a second generation driver from East Dublin, Ga., retiring in 2009 to assist his nephew Tyler Mimbs with his racing team. Tracy's Father/Tyler's Grandfather Donnie Hugh Mimbs raced in the first race at 441 in 1967.
Tracy and His Wife, Kelly, are traveling to Chicago at different intervals for Tracy to receive medical treatment. Fans will see racing in all five divisions: Pitts Toyota Scion Late Model Division,(New this year), Super Street, Pure Stock, Bomber, and the new division-440's. Track Owner Justin McCorkel stated, "Fans will see their favorite drivers, along with many, many, more racing on Our 3/8 mile dirt oval, showing their support of a fellow driver/crew chief. Also, We have installed an additional 2,000 high rise seats, that will provide better viewing of races at Our facility. We are inviting everyone to attend this important event ,with proceeds going to Tracy ."
McCorkel concluded. Gates will open at 5 p.m., with racing at 7 p.m. Admission for Grandstands-Adults-$10.00, children-$5.00. Pits: Adults-$20.00, children-$10.00. The Speedway is located 6 miles South of I-16 on U. S. 441/319. For additional information log onto:www.441speedway.com or call Justin at 912-690-2599 or Willis at 478-697-1223.