For Immediate Release:
(Dec. 12th, 2018– Newton, NC) Hickory Motor Speedway has just released their schedule for the 2019 race season, and it is packed full of excitement. The Historic Race Track will open up their 69th season of racing on March 9th, 2019 with the Cosmo Motors Spring Classic, and the track will once again be headlined each week with the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Models.
Paramount Auto Group will return as the title sponsor for the Paramount Auto Group Limited Late Models and Paramount KIA will return for the popular Paramount KIA "Big 10" Racing Challenge, which provides 10 races with feature events that provide additional purse money and a championship of its own.
The PASS Super Late Models will return to America’s Most Famous Short Track in 2019, including the Easter Bunny 150 on April 20th, 2019.
The Knights of Destruction will return with two events beginning on June 1st and is sure to deliver excitement and thrills for all that attend. This event provides a fun filled night of special racing including a school bus race, skid plate race, chain race, and much more. The second event will be Oct. 5th and prove to be just as exciting.
The season will also include the running of the Paramount Auto Group Bobby Isaac Memorial race presented by Black Tire and Auto Service on the Saturday August 31st of Labor Day weekend, a very special tradition at the legendary track, honoring the late Bobby Isaac. The Cosmo Motors Fall Brawl presented by Calico Coatings will be held on October 19th which is a 200-lap feature special event for the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Models, 100-lap Paramount Auto Group Limited Late Model, 50-lap One Design Super Trucks and more.
Hickory Motor Speedway continues to be more than a race track with Hog Happenin on June 15th which will features live bands and great food. The SunDown Audio Competition on Aug. 17th featuring elaborate car stereos from around the United States and the Cosmo Motors Cops for Tots Toy Drive and Car Show to end the season on Nov. 16th.
Ticket prices will remain the same in 2019 (excluding special events) for weekly NASCAR events ($12.50 for adults, $10.50 for seniors and teens, with kids 12 and under free).
Hickory Motor Speedway will remain open for testing throughout the off season.