BELLEVILLE, Ill. – Officials from Performance Open Wheel Racing, Inc., have updated the sanction’s schedules through May in an effort to adhere to ongoing public gathering restrictions and special limitations on a state-by-state basis.
Featuring the POWRi Lucas Oil National and West Midget Leagues, as well as the POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Sprint League, the annual Mid-State Open Wheel Nationals will now be a two-day event at Valley Speedway on May 24-25. A practice day will be held on May 23.
Limited admission tickets for this event will be available online at valleyspeedway.com. Race fans unable to make it to the track can catch all the action live on POWRi TV.
With local, regional, and national drivers competing there will be no limitations on the number of driver entries. However, social distancing will be strictly enforced throughout the pits and race teams will be parked 10 feet apart.
Events removed from the POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Sprint League include Central Missouri Speedway on May 23, Double-X Speedway on May 24, Lake Ozark Speedway on May 29, and I-70 Motorsports Park on May 30.
POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League scheduling changes include the cancellation of planned events at Belle-Clair Speedway on May 22-23.
With many tracks, series, and leagues beginning to open with various restrictions, POWRi officials are encouraging drivers and teams to ease the strain of pre-entry congestion by utilizing the online features for the POWRi membership forms available at powri.com.
POWRi is currently working on revising its June events, with updates forthcoming.