Seekonk Speedway announced on Friday a portion of the 2022 schedule for the 76th season of racing action at the third-mile oval. Seekonk Speedway has announced 18 NASCAR Saturday Showdowns, beginning on May 1 and Opening Day, along with 16 Fast Friday weekly series races, beginning on May 27. This announcement also includes three Wednesday night specials, the return of Thrill Shows and the roar of Monster Trucks twice in 2022.
We know there are many fans who look forward to these events and they make the perfect gift for the race fan on your list! These tickets are available online only at this time. We plan on having the walk up Box office operational by February 1st.
As part of the announcement, Seekonk Speedway has launched a brand new ticketing platform where race fans can visit and purchase tickets for their favorite events. Tickets are now available for the above events. Seekonk Speedway continues to work on fine tuning the remaining pieces of the 2022 schedule, including specific details surrounding each event. Seekonk Speedway wishes to thank the dedicated sponsors who have committed for the 2022 season and fans can expect special event nights to be announced over the next few months with tickets to those nights on sale at that time.
The Fast Friday weekly series begins on Friday, May 27 and concludes on September 23, while the Saturday showdowns begin on May 1 and conclude on September 24. The Pro Stocks, Late Models, Sportsman and Sport Trucks will continue to headline NASCAR Saturday action, while the Legends Cars, Pure Stocks, Sport 4’s and Bandolero divisions return on Fast Friday. Division sponsorships will be announced at a later date. Fast Friday and NASCAR championship races will take place as part of D. Anthony Venditti Fall Classic weekend on September 23 and 24, where all nine champions will be crowned.
Headlining the special event category are three Wednesday races – including the return of the $10,000 to win Open Wheel Wednesday on June 29, the second annual $10,000 to win Bay State Summer Classic for the Pro All Series Series on July 27 and the return of the Boston Louie Classic on Wednesday, August 24.
The Open Wheel Wednesday spectacular will once again be headlined by the Tri Track Open Modified Series, and will also include the 350 SMAC Supermodifieds and the NEMA Lites. In July, the top Pro Stock drivers from Seekonk will compete against the top in the region for the big prize in the 150-lap event, while the PASS Modifieds and Legends Cars help to complete the card. In August, the newly formed New England Big-Block Super Modified Series, led by the team at PASS, will debut at Seekonk, joined by the special events for the NEMA Midgets and NEMA Lites, honoring the late Boston Louie.
Thrill Show fans will once again be able to enjoy the spills of exciting action with five total special events in 2022. The Thrill Show season begins with a bang on Memorial Day weekend on Saturday, May 28, with Spectator Drags, Car and Truck Enduros, Figure 8 Races, a Power Puff Race and Crazy Train Race.
Additional Thrill Shows will take place around special dates during the season. On Saturday, July 2, the Independence Day Thrill Show is back with one of the top fireworks displays in the area, while on Saturday, July 30, action continues with the MidSummer Thrill Show. On Saturday, September 3, Seekonk celebrates Labor Day weekend with more fireworks, while the final Thrill Show of the year – the annual Pumpkin Smash – is set for October 8.
The roar of Monster Trucks returns to Seekonk Speedway for two shows in 2022 – with the first set for Sunday, June 19 and the second on Sunday, August 14…both of these specials Sunday events will feature Spectator Drag Showdowns! .
Fans are encouraged to stay tuned to Seekonkspeedway.com and track social media channels for full event information on special event nights and additional ticket sale opportunities leading into Opening Day.