FANS ENDURE LONG NIGHT TO SEE BOYD AND McLEOD VICTORIOUS IN SLM AND WHEELMAN SPORTSMAN

To say it was a very long Saturday night (and Sunday morning) at Auburndale Speedway was definitely an understatement as fans first had to endure an hour-and-a-half rain delay followed by three races dotted with numerous red flags, cautions and lengthy track clean-ups. Despite the action not ending until just after 1 am, a large crowd stayed to the bitter end and were treated to some fine racing between all the delays.
The big race of the night was the Spring 125 for the Super Late Models presented by WPCV 97.5…

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ANOTHER HARVEST MEAT MARKETS FAMILY NIGHT SET FOR SATURDAY AT AUBURNDALE SPEEDWAY – V-8 BOMBERS GO FOR 40 LAPS

For the second time early this racing season Auburndale Speedway and Harvest Meat Markets are holding another “Family Savings Night” this Saturday evening as once again it will be $10 grandstand admission for everyone aged 13 and up.
Thanks again go out to marketing partner Harvest Meat Markets along with owners Ed and Anita Kirkland. Harvest has locations in Auburndale, Lakeland,Kathleen, Lake Alfred and Highland City. As a part of the evening, concession stand specials will once again be available including $1 hot dogs, popcorn and small fountain drinks.
The premier…

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McDUFFIE A MONSTER IN PRO TRUCKS AS AUBURNDALE SPEEDWAY BEGINS 2018 SEASON

Auburndale Speedway began the 2018 racing season with comfortable weather, a great crowd and plenty of outstanding racing.  When all was said and done, four very familiar faces graced victory lane along with one very pretty new one.
Fifteen Pro Trucks were in attendance with Bartow’s Cody McDuffie turning a lap of 14.437 seconds to earn fast time honors.  Young Derek Pugh of West Palm Beach was second quick at 14.580 followed by the 14.600 lap of Rodney Haddock who towed down from Hillard to compete.  Austin Pickens and Jason Lester…

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AUBURNDALE SPEEDWAY KICKS OFF 2018 SEASON WITH 75 LAPS OF PRO TRUCK RACING SATURDAY NIGHT

Auburndale Speedway Gets the 2018 racing season under way in a big way this Saturday night with the Super Bowl 75 for the Pro Trucks headlining the racing card. Also in action will be the Legend Cars, V-8 Bombers, Q Mini Stocks, Mini Cup cars and the Scramblers.
Among the Pro Truck drivers expected are Rodney and Blake Haddock from Hilliard who will be making their first start here in some time, Derek Pugh of Crystal River, Palmetto’s Jason Lester, Auburndale drivers William Kerns and Colt Cecil, Tyler Davis and Cody…

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SSCS MODIFIED AND STREET STOCK WINS TAKEN BY SKAGGS AND GIBSON AT AUBURNDALE SPEEDWAY

Finally Auburndale Speedway got the chance to run a full program under near-perfect weather conditions including a full moon. A large crowd was treated to some great racing that featured the Sunshine State Challenge Series Open Wheel Modifieds and Street Stocks.
It was DARN Apparel Future Farmers of America night and the local high school chapters raised a total of $663 in admission sales for the night that went directly back to them for funding of their programs. Auburndale High brought in the most members to the track Saturday night.
L. B.…

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SSCS SUPER LATE MODELS GO FOR 100 LAPS AT AUBURNDALE SPEEDWAY SATURDAY – TRICK OR TREATING TOO!

It will be loads of fun for the family Saturday night at Auburndale Speedway as Coca-Cola presents the Halloween Spooktackular featuring the Sunshine State Challenge Series (SSCS) Super Late Model Coke 100 along with racing for the Legend Cars, V-8 Bombers, Q Mini Stocks, Scramblers and Mini Cup cars. There will be lots of neat Coca-Cola items and souvenirs given away during the evening.
The Fellows Racing Kids Club for ages 5-12 will get under way at 5 pm with a bounce house and lots of other fun until 6:30 pm.…

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SPRING AND GORHAM BIG WINNERS SATURDAY NIGHT AT AUBURNDALE SPEEDWAY

Auburnale Speedway celebrated its 75th Anniversary Saturday evening in front of an enthusiastic crowd, so enthusiastic that the track ran out of hot dogs (priced at 75 cents for the night) before the races actually got under way!
The big event of the night was the 50-lap contest for the Sunshine State Challenge Series (SSCS) Modified Mini Stocks and it was point leader Chris Spring of Auburndale setting quick time at 15.357 seconds. Lakeland’s Chuck Frazier was second fastest at 15.422 followed by the 15.646 lap of Tampa’s Ken Nurse, Jr.…

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SSCS MOD MINIS AND THE V-8 BOMBERS GO FOR 50 LAPS SATURDAY NIGHT AT AUBURNDALE SPEEDWAY’s 75th ANNIVERSARY

After a night filled with great racing last week and NO RAIN, Auburndale Speedway returns to action this Saturday night in a big way. It will be the 75th Anniversary night for the storied facility as well as Fan Appreciation Night as general admission for everyone 13 years of age and up will be just $10.
There will be 75th Anniversary concession specials including 75 cent hot dogs, popcorn and small fountain drinks along with free samples of Monster Energy drinks for the ladies. There will also be a WPCV 97.5…

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MOTHER NATURE IS THE BIG WINNER AGAIN AT AUBURNDALE SPEEDWAY BUT SOME RACES DO GET RUN

“I keep waiting for an ark to float by” were the words of Auburndale Speedway owner Rex Guy as, once again, rain canceled one full racing program and interrupted another this weekend.
Saturday night the heat races were just about completed when rain hit the speedway. However, the shower lasted just a few minutes and track crews went to work drying the speedway. The extra heavy humidity caused it to take over an hour to dry the surface, but all of the features except two were run. The scheduled SSCS Modified…

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AUBURNDALE SPEEDWAY FINALLY RETURNS TO ACTION SATURDAY FOR FAITH AND FAMILY NIGHT

It was June 24th when a wheel last turned in competition at Auburndale Speedway and even that night was interrupted by Mother Nature. The planned “Summer break” was extended due to a mean old lady named Irma, but damage from the hurricane has been repaired and the track will return to action this Saturday night for Harvest Meat Markets Faith & Family Night.
Church members who bring a church bulletin, ID or shirt will receive $5 off the regular adult admission. Also, teen groups and their leaders will be admitted free…

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