The hills of Holland have been quiet but the roar of the engines will return to the Holland NASCAR Motorsports Complex for the 55th season of racing in 2014. All dates and times are subject to change, so be sure to check back.
The registration party is scheduled for Sunday, March 2 from 1 to 3 pm at the Holland Willows. Drivers and crew members will have the opportunity to sign up for Priority Gold passes, pit pad registration plus renew or put in their applications for the 2014 NASCAR licenses. Pick up the 2014 schedule and rulebooks and also sign up for the car shows. Officials will be on hand if drivers have any questions.
Like in 2013, there will be two car shows that drivers will have the chance to show off their rides for the 2014 season. The first show will take place at the Eastern Hills Mall in Williamsville from April 19 to 26. The traditional McKinley Mall car show will run from May 3 to 10 at the popular southtowns mall in Hamburg.
After a pair of open practices on Saturday, May 10 and 17 from 12 to 4 pm, the 55th season opener presented by McKinley Mall will take place on Saturday, May 24 with racing getting underway at 7:05 pm. Eastern Hills Mall Night will wrap up the month of May with a full card of NASCAR racing at 7:05pm.
The month of June will start up with the rescheduled Budweiser 100 presented by Boston Deli for the Getzoni Nationwide Insurance NASCAR Pro Modifieds plus a full show. June 14 is the first of two visits from the “Wildest Show on Wheels”, Carwarz Crash-A-Rama fueled by Kwik Fill. That show will begin at 6:30. The popular Kids Night sponsored by the Bank of Holland will be on June 21st with the Chargers featured in a 50 lap special.
June 28th will be no racing on the highbanks but a Run or Dye 5k that day. You can use the coupon code HOLLANDRACE to save on registration. Run or Dye is an exciting 5k event where you would get blasted with safe, eco-friendly, powdered dye with turns you into a technicolor canvas of fun. “This is a once-in-a-lifetime experience” states Director of Public and Media Relations Steven Petty. More information can be found by visiting www.runordye.com.
Saturday, July 5 will see the return of the Race of Champions Modified Tour in the Holland 100. The four cylinder Hornets will be featured in a 50 lap race on July 12. The Pro Modifieds will be running twin 25’s on July 19 as part of Buffalo Niagara Builders Association Night. The popular Kwik Fill Night at the Races returns on July 26.
August starts with the 15th edition of the George Decker Memorial 100 for the Pro Modifieds on August 2. August 16 is Accellent Night at the Races and a full NASCAR Whelen Series night. The Buffalo and Erie County Public Library will be presenting the August 23 racing program while Season Championships for all divisions is Saturday, August 30 driven by Martin Brothers Chevrolet. There will be no racing on August 9.