Start your engines. will open Friday for the season under new management.
Raceway Promotions LLC reached a new management agreement to bring the storied racing track back to running shape.
“Capitol Raceway will once again be a hard hooking, well run track that makes drivers and team owners feel needed and wanted and keeps the fans coming back for more. We realize that for this track to be successful, we must keep the racers happy and provide them with a facility that they look forward to coming to each week," said new owner John Crane, in a press release.
Raceway Promotions is co-owned by Crane and B.J. Herrell.
“This is a wonderful opportunity for B.J. and I to go back to the golden days of drag racing. We both are delighted and proud to be operating the track and believe our ideas to make this the hub of racing in the Baltimore/Washington area can be realized with our knowledge of the racers, the fans, and all the business owners that support the racing community," said Crane in a press release. "It is our expectation that once the racers see how we operate the track, the community will embrace us with open arms."
The track will open Friday at 5 p.m. and again on Saturday at 11 a.m. for test and tune only.
Price of admission to enter a car for test and tune is $20, while spectators will pay $10.
Capitol Raceway is located at 1455 Jackson Rd.
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