Bronson Speedway Speedweeks Kick Off Taking Shape


ARCHER, Fla. – Bronson Speedway owner Ann Young announced Thursday details concerning the Feb. 18 Kick Off To Speedweeks powered by Sunoco Race Fuels tour-type modified race.

The 50-lap tour-type modified event will again pay $2,000 to the winner plus product prizes pushing the value of the victory over the $3,000 mark.

“All of us at Bronson Speedway are excited for the return of the Tour Type Modifieds with their 600 horsepower machines zipping around on our high banks,” Young said.

The Kick Off To Speed Weeks by Sunoco Race Fuels will find the winner of the race earning 10 gallons of Sunoco as well a set of Hoosier Racing Tires complimenting the $2,000 first place prize money.

Also returning as a sponsor for the 2017 edition of the Kick Off To Speedweeks powered by Sunoco Race Fuels will be Brad Lafontaine of Northeast Race Cars & Parts of Pascoag, R.I. LaFontaine announced Thursday he’ll again be providing a $200 gift certificate to all race teams participating the Feb. 18 race.

“I can’t thank Sunoco Race Fuels, Hoosier Tire and Brad of Northeast Race Cars & Parts enough for their support,” Young said.

Young also said that Robert & Jane Hart along with Kim Brown of New Smyrna Speedway have agreed once again to provide the a starting position in the annual Richie Evans Memorial to the winning driver Feb. 18 at Bronson Speedway. The 2017 Richie Evans Memorial 100 at New Smyrna is set for Feb. 24 and remains the signature event for the tour-type modified portion of the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna Speedway.

Defending race winner Ryan Preece has already been confirmed to return and defend his victory in the event at Bronson Speedway.