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Champion Racing Oil Announces 2015

Champion Racing Oil Announces 2015...

12/27/2014
Champion Racing Oil Announces 2015 “ELITE RACER” Program Offering one of the most comprehensive racing programs in the motorsports industry, Champion Racing Oil has announced the details for their 2015 “ELITE RACER” Program, providing support for participants in almost every recognized sanctioned racing event in North America and Canada. Karl Dedolph, Director of Racing & Performance Products for Champion Oil, announced today, “The Champion 2015 “ELITE RACER” Program...more
Mother Nature vs Main Event Racing

Mother Nature vs Main Event Racing...

5/14/2016
Mother Nature took the first win of the season away from the Main Event Racing Series and the MSA Supermodified teams. The series were scheduled to race the Super Nationals Saturday at Sandusky Speedway however it was cancelled due to 'extreme cold temperatures for the racing season' and off and on rain throughout the day and into the evening. The event was cancelled late Friday evening by officials at Sandusky Speedway. Kevin Jaycox, owner of Sandusky Speedway...more
Main Event unable to beat Mother N

Main Event unable to beat Mother N...

6/4/2016
Round two of the battle of Mother Nature verse the Main Event Racing Series goes to Mother Nature. The Main Event Racing Series scheduled for Saturday June 4th, 2016 at Barberton Speedway has been cancelled due to rain and is now rescheduled for next week Saturday June 11th, 2016. The Main Event Racing Series was cancelled for the first date at Sandusky Speedway for cold conditions back in May. The series along with the MSA Supermodifieds have not had a race yet in...more
PRESS RELEASE - RE: JUNE 10, 2017

PRESS RELEASE - RE: JUNE 10, 2017...

5/25/2017
May 25, 2017 American Racer Tires & Sunoco Fuels Boost SSCS Event on June 10th at 4-17 Southern Speedway Sunshine State Challenge Series officials have announced that American Racer Tires and Sunoco Racing Fuels are making a huge contribution to the competitors competing at 4-17 Southern Speedway in Punta Gorda, Florida’s June 10th event paying $3000 to Win and $500 to start. American Racer will be giving two free tires to every car competing in the 150-lap Super Late...more
Track Enterprises Releases 2018 Sp

Track Enterprises Releases 2018 Sp...

12/19/2017
ARCA, USAC, WoO & UMP To Race At Many Top Venues (Macon, IL) Track Enterprises, a racing promotion company based in Macon, IL, has announced its 2018 special event schedule. The new slate includes the traditional stops for ARCA at the Illinois dirt miles, in addition to Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis and a fourth year visit to Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville. Track Enterprises added a fifth ARCA event last season, in Elko, MN, which makes a return to the schedule. ...more
Saturday March 23rd - 3rd Annual R

Saturday March 23rd - 3rd Annual R...

3/21/2019
Saturday - March 23rd: Join us for the 3rd Annual Randy Fox - Frank Welch Super Late Model 104 Memorial, Legends, TQ Midgets, Dwarfs, and....the V8 Bombers will be on racing slicks for a chance to win $500! This is definitely a night you won't want to miss. You asked for it: A guaranteed minimum of $500 to the winner of the 50/50 drawing this week only. Ticket prices this week: Grandstands - open at 4pm: $20 adults, $18 senior, military, & 1st responder (all with valid...more
Richie Anderson being honored Apri

Richie Anderson being honored Apri...

4/24/2019
March 30, 2019 the racing world unexpectedly lost a staple of the racing community. Richie Anderson had a smile for every person he met. He made an unforgettable impact on all of his fellow racers in SW Florida. Join us this Saturday, April 27th as we honor the late, great Richie Anderson with the Super Late Model 100 series challenge, Prestige V8 Bomber series, Legends, Dwarfs, & TQ Midgets. Richie Anderson's car will be driven this weekend by Billy Bigley, Jr as a...more
ATTN: 6/22/19 schedule has been ch

ATTN: 6/22/19 schedule has been ch...

6/17/2019
After an unsuccessful evening of racing on June 15th due to rain, the schedule for June 22nd has been revamped. The Super Late Models #3/6 series originally scheduled for 6/22/19 has been moved to August 31, 2019 ~ more classes will be added to that line up. If you know a Super Late Model driver ~ please pass this information along to them so they do not needlessly prepare for this weekend. The new line up (in no particular order) for June 22, 2019 is as...more
Billy Bigley Sr 128 lap Super Late

Billy Bigley Sr 128 lap Super Late...

10/23/2019
This Saturday - October 26th - Don't be late!! There is something for everyone at 4-17 Southern Speedway. 128 lap Super Late Model Bigley Sr. Memorial, V8 bombers, Legends, Dwarfs, & TQ Midgets. For the kids - don't forget they will be Trunk-r-treating with the drivers, a costume contest, and coloring contest. Adult Costume Contest -adults there is even a costume contest for you - but please no masks of any kind and remember we are a family friendly venue. Homestead...more
After much anticipation the 2020 s

After much anticipation the 2020 s...

12/21/2019
FINALLY!!! After much anticipation, numerous requests, and many tears - the 2020 racing season schedule is now available on the website. Additional details and events will be added in the coming days. The preliminary information is accurate - however, please check back often for any updates or additions. Thank you to all of the 4-17 SSE fans, drivers, crew members, and sponsors for an amazing 2019...let's make 2020 the best yet!! See you all in January
Super Fast Excitement at 4-17 Sout

Super Fast Excitement at 4-17 Sout...

5/26/2020
This Saturday - May 30th; The Super Late Models are back in action at 4-17 Southern Speedway, along with Modified Minis, V8 Bombers, Thunder Trucks, & Mini Stocks. You will not want to miss this super fast racing Saturday Night under the lights. Pit gates open 12 pm Grandstands open 4pm Qualifying & Heats begins at 5:30pm Features begin directly after - typically at 7pm. Pricing May 30th: Pits- $35 Grandstands: Adults- $20 Seniors 65+, Military, & 1st Responders (All...more
Fast, Faster, & OMG!

Fast, Faster, & OMG!

6/22/2020
Fast, Faster, & OMG! This Saturday June 27th the Super Late Models are back in the house!! Also on schedule: V8 Bombers, Dwarfs, legends, & TQ Midgets. Tickets 6/27/20- Pits: $35 Grandstands: $20 Adults $18 Military, 1st Responders, Seniors (all w/ valid ID) $13 students 6-17 (w/ valid ID) children 5 & under are free. Pits open 12pm Grandstands open 4pm Qualifying & Heats 6pm Features 7pm 4-17 Southern Speedway is a family friendly venue- where everybody is always...more
5th Annual Davidson Family Super L

5th Annual Davidson Family Super L...

1/17/2021
Join us this weekend for the 5th Annual Davidson Family Super Late Model Memorial- this Saturday, January 23rd. This weekend at 4-17: Super Late Model 100, Dwarfs 25, Outlaw Modified 25, TQ Midgets 25, & Mini Stock 25. Leroy Davidson built our speedway in 1989 - as a tribute to his unprecedented forethought- the Super Late Models will be nose to nose for an exciting 100 laps. With the Davidson Family in the house...this is a night you will not want to miss. **Tickets...more
Super Late Model 100, Modified Min

Super Late Model 100, Modified Min...

2/22/2021
This Saturday- February 27th, join us for Super Late Model 100, Modified Mini twin 25, Dwarf 25, and TQ Midget 25 Tickets 2/27/21: Pits: $35/pp Grandstands: $20 adult $18 Military, 1st Responders, & seniors $13 students 6-17 children 5 & under are free Pit gates open 12pm Grandstand gates open 4pm Qualifying 6pm Feature race begin 7pm Grandstand seating allows for bleacher seating or bring your own chair to sit on "The Hill" - all seating arrangements are the same...more
Super Late Model 100 & 4-17 Non Wi

Super Late Model 100 & 4-17 Non Wi...

4/18/2021
Join us Saturday - April 24th as the Super Late Models return to action for 100 Laps of exciting side by side action. Also scheduled for the nights actions will be the debut of the new Non-Wing 602 Sprint Cars(25), V8 Bomber(25), Dwarf Car(25) and Mini Stock(25), all return to action and provide a full night of stock car racing. Tickets 4/24/21: Pits- $35. Grandstands: $20 adults; $18 Military, 1st Responder, & senior (all with valid ID); $13 student 6-17 (with valid...more
May Madness Continues with Super L

May Madness Continues with Super L...

5/16/2021
May Madness Continues May 22nd for another night of southern style stock car racing as only 417 Southern Speedway can present with: Super Late Model 100, 602 NW Sprints 25, V8 Pure Stock twin 25, Dwarfs 25 Tickets 5/22/21: Pits- $35 Grandstands: $20 adults $18 Military, 1st Responder, & senior (all with valid ID) $13 student 6-17 (with valid ID) children 5 and under are free Pits open 12pm Grandstands open 4pm Qualifying 6pm Features begin 7pm Pick your spot - bleacher...more
Super Late Model 100 and more June

Super Late Model 100 and more June...

6/20/2021
Summer Nights are made for racing! On June 26th Racing continues featuring the Super Late Models as only 417 Southern Speedway can present. 417 Southern Speedway will feature 100 lap Super Late Models, Little Gator Florida Legend Cars(25), A-Modifieds (25), TQ Midgets (25) and Dwarf Car (25). Tickets 6/26/21: Pits- $35 Grandstands: $20 adults $18 Military, 1st Responder, & senior (all with valid ID) $13 student 6-17 (with valid ID) children 5 and under are free Pits...more
Super Late Models return September

Super Late Models return September...

9/20/2021
4-17 Southern Speedway will back in action this Saturday, September 25th, with a full night of Southern Style stock car racing featuring the some of the best Super Late Models going for 100 action packed laps. Joining the Super Late Models will be V8 Pure Stocks(25), TQ Midgets(25) Mod Mini(25), Crown Vic(25)and Dwarfs(25). Rain checks from September 11, 2021 will be honored now through October 16, 2021. Original receipt or wristband must be presented - no...more
Super Late Models return for Trunk

Super Late Models return for Trunk...

10/25/2021
Join us this Saturday, October 30th as the Super Late Models(100) return to action along with Street Stocks (50), Mod Mini (25), Mini Stock(25) TQ Midget(25). *We will be doing Trunk or Treating with the kids family friendly customers are encouraged but NO mask for the adults. * Tickets 10/30/21: Pits: $35/pp Grandstands: $20/ adult $18/ Military, 1st Responder, & Senior (All w/ valid ID) $13/ student 6-17 (14-17 w/ valid ID) children 5 and under are free Pit gates...more
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