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#LetsRaceTwo Canceled Due To Weather

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This weekend's #LetsRaceTwo doubleheader at Eldora has been called off. A combination of an extremely saturated grounds and an unfavorable forecast of up to two inches of rain between Thursday night and Saturday morning; parlayed with a new dirt surface has forced officials to cancel both nights of racing for the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series and USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Series.

"Based on all the information we have gathered today, including current extreme saturation on the track and negative forecasts from our all of weather consultant resources, we made this difficult decision to cancel," said Jerry Gappens, general manager of Eldora Speedway. Hopefully, this early notice will help fans, teams, officials, and vendors reduce unnecessary travel costs."

Neither of the two nights will be made up this season as there were no realistic scheduling options open that worked for both traveling sanctioning bodies.

The next event on the Eldora calendar will be Family Fireworks Night by Casey's on Saturday, May 21. The event is highlighted by the NRA Sprints, DIRTcar Modifieds and Eldora Super Stocks. The evening is capped off with a giant fireworks spectacular.

The World of Outlaws will be back for four consecutive nights of racing in July. That historic week is highlighted by Jokers Wild (Wed, July 13), the $100,000-to-win Historical Big One (Thur, July 14), The Knight Before (Fri, July 15), and the $175,000-to-win Kings Royal XXXIX (Sat, July 16). The World of Outlaws also open 4-Crown Nationals weekend with a one-night stand on Friday, September 23.

The USAC Sprints will return as part of the 4-Crown Nationals on Saturday, September 24.

The full value of all #LetsRaceTwo reserved tickets, general admission tickets and campsites will be converted to account credits within each respective patron account. This is an automated process that will be completed on Tuesday, May 10, 2022. Account credits never expire and can be used on any future ticket or campsite purchase.

After the account credit process is complete, an email update will be dispatched to each patron. In that same email, there will be a refund request form link. Any #LetsRaceTwo credit may be converted to a refund by completing the form. Refund requests must be received no later than 11:59 p.m. on May 31, 2022.

#LetsRaceTwo suite holders will be contacted on an individual basis over the course of the next few days.

The Kings Royal Week is quickly approaching and includes four nights of World of Outlaws action, Wednesday through Saturday, July 13-16! Each night requires a separate ticket. Camping is good for the entire week.

The Historical Big 1 returns as a regularly scheduled event on the Eldora slate for the first time since 2003. The original $100,000-to-win sprint car race will once again pay six figures to win. Other purse highlights include a $25,000 runner up prize and a minimum starting pay of $4,000. Wednesday's Jokers Wild action features a full points paying World of Outlaws event.

The 39th Running of the Kings Royal is back with a staggering $175,000 winner's prize. Positions two through 24 will see substantial increases in payout, including a minimum of $5,000 to every Feature starter. Friday's Knight Before action features a full points paying World of Outlaws event.