FROM PHIL ROBERTS...
Two experienced racing promoters to guide 2019 events at Davenport Speedway
Davenport, Iowa (Feb. 22, 2019) – Two experienced racing promoters will direct more than 20 weekly and special event race dates this season at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds’ Davenport Speedway. That’s according to fairgrounds general manager Shawn Loter, who released the 2019 racing schedule.
Former driver and longtime motorsports promoter Bill Schwader of Motor Sports Promotions will direct weekly events on Friday nights. Bob Wagener of DRT Trak Promotions, who has been affiliated with the Davenport facility for many years, will promote five special events.
Races will utilize both the quarter-mile and half-mile ovals.
“The historic speedway will be International Motor Contest Association (IMCA) sanctioned again this year,” said Loter, “and we plan to announce more special events as dates become available.”
The season opens Friday, April 12,with theRebel 5k,an IMCADeery Brothers Summer Seriesraces.It closes Saturday, Sept. 28, with the Governor’s Cup,an IMCA Deery Brothers Summer Series race,andModifiedMadness 2K.
For more information, phoneVicky Speth atthe fairgrounds office,(563) 326-5338; click on mvfair.com; or visit the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds’ Facebook page.