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High Performance Sport Driving – Postponed to Sunday Feb 8

February 7, 2015

HIGH PERFORMANCE SPORT DRIVING – POSTPONED TO SUNDAY, FEB. 8 February 07, 2015 POSTPONED SATURDAY, FEB. 7 – MOVED TO SUNDAY, FEB. 8 High Performance Sport Driving with Proformance Racing School Instructors   Drive Pacific Raceways’ historic 2.25-mile road course in your own car! This course is designed to improve your street survival driving skills and advanced car control techniques while exposing you to the thrill and excitement of high performance driving.   Drivers are grouped according to vehicle type and skill level and include: Novice, Season Sport Driver, Race Car Open Wheel, and Race Car Closed Wheel (a Kart group will be made with a min. of 10 karts present).   Requirements: Brakes should be in excellent condition Tires good condition, adequate tread depth, and no “plug repair” to punctures Seat belts must be present and functional for both driver and passenger seats Soft top cars must have roll-bar or pop-up roll-over hoop All participants must wear approved (Snell 2005 rated) helmets during road course driving experiences. If you don’t have your own we have helmets available free of charge (Novice students will be required to wear school helmets). Lightweight and close-fitting clothing is recommended, along with thin soft-soled... View Article

HP Sport Driving MOVED from Saturday to Sunday (Feb. 8)

February 4, 2015

(KENT, Wash) — The High Performance Sport Driving Day originally scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 7 has been moved to Sunday, Feb. 8.  With heavy rains expected Friday and Saturday, it made sense to move the event to Sunday where the forecast is calling for only a 20% chance of showers amid sunshine, said Don Kitch, of ProFormance Racing School. The same schedule will be in effect for Sunday, as was originally planned for Saturday.  Gates will open at 7:30 a.m. with a mandatory driver’s meeting at 8:30 a.m.  Registration and the driver’s meeting will occur in the ProFormance Racing School building on the east end of the paddock. For additional information, please contact the raceway office at (253) 639-5927.

Go FAST in the New Year

January 9, 2015

(KENT, Wash) – It’s your chance to go fast in 2015 with the first High Performance Sport Driving Day of 2015 on Saturday, January 10.  Gates open at 7:30 a.m. with a mandatory driver’s meeting scheduled for 8:30 in the ProFormance Racing School building at the east end of the paddock. High Performance Sport Driving days are high speed lapping events on Pacific Raceways’ 2.25-mile road course.  Drivers are grouped according to ability: novice, intermediate sport driving, and full race or advanced.  Novice drivers receive instruction from ProFormance Racing School.  Driver sessions rotate on and off track from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Street cars are welcomed.  Make sure that your car is in excellent working order with good tires and brakes.  A free lunch is provided. Reservations are not needed, though encouraged by calling the raceway office at (253) 639-5927. The cost is $225 and is payable by credit card, cash or check.  Additional information and requirements are available by calling Pacific Raceways or ProFormance Racing School.

Jan. 3 Moto GP Kicks-Off the New Year

January 1, 2015

(KENT, Wash) — Happy New Year! The 2015 racing season starts on Saturday, January 3 with the last round in the 2014-15 Moto GP Series.  Gates open at 7:30 a.m.

Dec. 20 High Performance Sport Driving Day Canceled!

December 19, 2014

(KENT, Wash) — Heavy rains expected on Saturday are forcing us to cancel tomorrow’s (Dec. 20) High Performance Sport Driving Day. Our next scheduled day on the 2.25-mile historic road course is Saturday, January 10.  If you were a Groupon customer for tomorrow’s event, please call the office at (253) 639-5927 to reschedule your date.

The Sports Page Winter Practice Tree Series Race #1

December 13, 2014

Sports Page Practive Tree December 13, 2014 Round 1 Gary Ermish .020 Steve Adair .023 Greg Steen .005 Jason Beggerly .031 Steve Beggerly .020 Ron West -.026 David Wakefield .020 Jace O’Hara -.045 Mark Loftis .005 Dawn Whitman .005 Jim Mabry .011 Kevin Rennick .025 Randy Brown .006 Mark Johnson -.003 Paul Young .011 Shane Emil -.006 Dale Green .031 Larry Emil -.008 Fred Hoffman -.009 Jeremy Witherbee -.048 Feedie Johnson .009 bye Buy Back Round Mark Johnson .015 Kevin Rennick .045 Larry Emil -.010 Jeremy Witherbee -.012 Dawn Whitman .012 Jason Beggerly .042 Steve Adair .006 Jace O’Hara .029 Shane Emil -.003 bye Round 2 Greg Steen .006 Mark Johnson .022 Larry Emil .011 Dawn Whitman .024 Steve Adair .017 David Wakefield -.010 Dale Green .005 Feedie Johnson .047 Mark Loftis .001 Gary Ermish .010 Paul Young .013 Fred Hoffman .016 Randy Brown .022 Steve Beggerly .038 Jim Mabry .012 Shane Emil .029 Round 3 Greg Steen .008 Larry Emil .020 Steve Adair .003 Dale Green .027 Paul Young .012 Mark Loftis .013 Jim Mabry .005 Randy Brown -.133 Round 4 Steve Adair .022 Greg Steen .043 Jim Mabry .008 Paul Young -.003 Final Jim Mabry .008 Steve Adair... View Article

Punch Card Packs are back! On Sale Now!

December 2, 2014

Back by popular demand—Punch Card Packs! Buy four and get the fifth FREE!!! Just in time for the Holidays, grab a few punch cards for your favorite racer.   Punch card packs available for: Motocross Rider fee-$120 (retail $150) Test-N-Tune tech cards- $160 (retail $200) Junior Dragster tech cards $120 (retail $150) Motorcycle tech cards- $160 (retail $200) Sportsman tech cards- $160 (retail $200) Pro tech cards- $200 (retail $250) Super Pro tech cards- $240 (retail $300) To purchase, please contact the Pacific Raceways office at (253) 639-5927 or email Taffi Wheeldon at TaffiW@pacificraceways.com. Be sure to include Type, Quantity, Contact Info including mailing address, and credit card.

Moto GP today!

November 29, 2014

(KENT, Wash) — Don’t let a little snow and mud stop you from having fun at today’s Moto GP.  We are racing until dark.  Check out the info on the schedule.

Web Sale at SeeItImagery.com

November 21, 2014

Looking for the perfect Christmas present for the racing enthusiast in your life??? Beginning Friday 11/21 to 12/21 take 25% off all items ordered online through www.seeitimagery.com! Thousands of photos to choose from! Good on ANY and ALL size PRINTS purchased.  Simply use the coupon code “2014websale” when checking out. The 2014 Pacific Raceways Winner’s banquet year in review DVD  is also available for purchase, with nearly 500 images from Pacific’s 2014 season. Hurry, don’t delay!

Car Event Looks to Raise Bar on Toy Collection

November 18, 2014

(KENT, Wash) – The largest single day toy collection event for the Toys for Tots Marine Corps Foundation will look to break its own record on Sunday, December 7th as the 2014 NW Toy Run presented by Pacific Raceways, Lexus of Bellevue and the O’Brien Auto Group takes place at the Kent race track.   Toy Run promoters have set a goal of $200,000 in toy and cash donations and are expecting more than 4,000 car enthusiasts for the annual event.   Last year, more than 2,450 toys, 2,400 stocking stuffers and $5,000 in cash was collected for the Marine Corps program that benefits less fortunate children during the holiday season.   The NW Toy Run attracts car enthusiasts from around the Northwest, many who travel to Pacific Raceways in groups comprised of car club members and import and domestic car connoisseurs.  Cars and trucks are on display throughout the upper and lower paddock area at the raceway.  The event is free with the donation of one unwrapped, new toy per person or a donation of $5 per person.  Gates open at 10 a.m. with the event scheduled to run from noon until 4 p.m. Concession stands will be open.  ... View Article