Salem Speedway’s season opener postponed

Jamie Goodwin will have to wait for his season debut at Salem Speedway.

[For full story, click on headline] Salem Speedway officials have announced that this Sunday’s re-grand opening event has been postponed until Sunday, Sept. 3. With a forecasted 90% chance of rain, dropping temperatures throughout the day and winds from 15 to 25 mph with 40 mph gusts, the decision was made to postpone the event.
The track will still have its scheduled open practice this Saturday, pits open at 11 a.m. with rotating practice from 2 to 6 p.m.
The first racing event of the season for the high Bbanked ½ mile and the ¼ ovals will now be the Derby Hangover Twin 75’s event presented by Cooley’s Heating & Air on Sunday, May 7. The first Riverside Drifting event of the season will take place next Friday and Saturday April 21 and 22.
More information on Salem Speedway and the 2023 season is available on the track’s website at and with social media posts on the track’s Facebook page or contact the track office at 866-2GO-RACE.


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