Two-day Okie Dirt Classic begins Friday at Thunderbird
by John Rittenoure - TULSA, Okla. (March 22, 2021) - With opening night behind us, the CWT Sooner Late Model Series travels to the newly renovated Thunderbird Speedway in Muskogee for the two-day Okie Dirt Classic.
Dustin Allen won the opener last weekend at Crawford County Speedway and will lead a host of late model competitors to compete for added money both nights. Friday the feature winner will earn $1,000 with last place paying $200. Saturday the pay bumps up to $2,000 for the winner and $300-to-start.
Racers and fans alike will find that Thunderbird Speedway has under gone extensive renovations. Fans will see a new front entrance and new remodeled concession stands. Event the grandstand has been cleaned and washed.
Racers entering the pits will drive on a new hard surface road that extends all through and around the pits. A new pit grandstand has been constructed and new clay has been added to the half-mile track surface. Even the infield has been leveled and graded flat.
Gates open at 5 p.m. each night. Information on race time will be published soon.