BELLEVILLE, Ill. – POWRi officials have announced the cancellation of two upcoming events due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation.
The POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Sprint League race scheduled for April 11 at Valley Speedway in Grain Valley, Mo., and the POWRi Lucas Oil West Midget League race scheduled for I-44 Riverside Speedway, also slated for April 11, have both been canceled.
“As part of our commitment to keeping you informed, we will send out updates on the upcoming races two weeks prior to scheduled events,” POWRi officials said in a statement. “All of POWRi’s events bring national travel and our concern is the risk posed to our fanbase, race teams, and staff. The health and safety of all POWRi event attendees is our priority and this measure has been taken so that everyone can follow the recommended guidelines as advised by government officials.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with all of those who have been affected by this pandemic.”