Events

57th Heaven

Most folks stop caring (or should stop caring) about their birthday by, oh, about the time they hit 25 years old. We s’pose there’s nothing wrong with raising a glass to a milestone age like, say, 30 or 50 or 75, but 57? What else would you expect from a group of folks who traffic in un-PC terms like midget and dwarf?

So it goes at Manzanita Speedway, where marking your 57th year in business apparently is cause for celebration. The track will line up a loud ’n’ dusty mess of races featuring a menagerie of speedy devices, including the aforementioned dwarfs and midgets, as well as sport mods, factory stocks, bombers, and Barnett dirt modifieds.


Fri., Aug. 22, 7:30 p.m.; Sat., Aug. 23, 7:30 p.m., 2008
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Jay Bennett
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