(Lisa Maguire)

The racing season is upon us again, and Wiscasset Speedway will be celebrating its 44th year with an action packed itinerary.  New owners, Richard and Vanessa Jordan, invite race fans everywhere to bring their families and come join in the fun.  The 3/8 mile high banked track is set to open on April 6 at 1:00 PM, and hold divisional races on Saturdays’ through Fall Fury on October 5, 2013.  Wiscasset Speedway first opened in 1969, and to this day remains the fastest in the state.
This year, in an effort to provide a timely and action packed show, the new management team has decided to split their regular divisions into two groups that will alternate week to week.  Group one will feature Prostock, Superstock, Thunder 4’s, and Northeast 4 cylinder Prostocks divisions.  Group two will showcase Late Model Sportsman, Strickly Streets, Outlaw Mini’s, and Mini Trucks.  Also on the schedule are exciting enduro races, Nelcar Legends, Northeast Mini Stock Tour, The Wicked Vintage Racers, and more.  Wiscasset will run a Saturday afternoon program throughout the month of April and then bring the action under the lights beginning in May.
The opening day schedule will have Pit gates open at 8:00AM with practice beginning at 9:00AM and Grandstand gates opening at 11:00AM. The green flag will drop at 1:00PM.The track offers plenty of free parking, and admission is only $5 per person, with children 6 and under free.  Wiscasset Speedway is located on the West Alna Road in Wiscasset, Maine. For more information please visit http://www.wiscassetspeedway.com/.