April 19, 2003; Plover, WI - Golden Sands Speedway was to have opened the gates for the first time in 2003, but weather prevented the 2003 season opening show from taking place. The family oriented Easter "Eggstravaganza" was called off to to cold weather and a chance of precipitation. The evening was dedicated to children's events and novelty races.
The planned egg hunt for children will be added to the program this coming Friday, April 26th which will now highlight the start of the 2003 season at the high banked third-mile apshalt oval. The Easter Egg Hunt will take place after qualifying and there will also be many giveaways to children during the course of the program.
Racing itself blasts into action featureing Super Late Models, Super Stocks and 2-Man Cruisers are on the agenda. The revamped Pure Stock division also returns after a couple seasons off. The Pure Stocks are an entry level, full sized, rear-wheel drive class will compete about every other week.
The program will conclude with the "Bunny Hop" novelty event in a specially prepared car, garenteed to amuse the younger crowd.
The track will also hold an additional open practice session scheduled for this Thursday Afternoon, April 24th. The pit gates will open at 4:00 p.m. and practice will run until dark.
Golden Sands Speedway is located on Highway 54 between Wisconsin Rapids and Plover, Wisconsin. For additional information please call the track information line at (715) 423-4660 or consult the track website at www.goldensandsspeedway.com