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Berlin 2014 Notes

Postby Ron Verash » Mon Nov 18, 2013 2:11 am

Key dates announced for Berlin Raceway's 2014 season


Marne, MI -- While the final details of the 2014 schedule are still being ironed out, Berlin Raceway officials wanted to make sure that racers and fans alike could start circling dates on their calendars.

Berlin Raceway will re-open its gates for racing beginning on April 5 for pre-season testing. The test days will run from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. This will give everyone a chance to get a first-look at facility improvements made in the off-season. In light of where Spring Break and Easter falls in 2014, Berlin Raceway's 64th season opener will take place on Saturday, April 26.

Wednesday, June 11 is slated for a big, Outlaw Late Model week-night show. Details of this event are still being worked out and will be released at a later date, but this will be a can't-miss event.

The Battle at Berlin 251 will take place on Friday, July 18 and Saturday, July 19. This race had typically been held in June, but it was moved to July to in an effort to work the Berlin Fair which was moved to the original date.

The Chet Championship Weekend will remain on the last weekend in August; Friday, August 29 and Saturday, August 30.

Other changes in store for racers and fans are gate opening and race start times. Pit gates for the racers will open at 2:00 p.m. and gates for spectators will open at 4:00 p.m. with races beginning at 6:30 p.m. The decision behind these time changes is all about shortening the day for everyone. There will also be weekly on-track autograph sessions, out of car introductions and more opportunities for fans to interact with the drivers.

The 2014 season schedule should be completed in December with season tickets going on sale just in time for the holiday season.

Be sure to keep up with all things Berlin Raceway throughout the off season by logging on to www.berlinraceway.com.

Become a fan of Berlin Raceway for all of the latest news and contests at: www.facebook.com/wherespeedbelongs

You can also follow Berlin Raceway on the official Twitter page: www.twitter.com/berlinraceway

For general questions, please call the Berlin Raceway track office at 616-677-5000 on Monday - Friday from 9am - 5pm weekly
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