The 410 Sprints at Skagit Speedway have another month to wait before crowning a champion. Championship night of the 3/10-mile ovals summer showcase event was twice rained out last month and is rescheduled for Aug. 30, one night before the World of Outlaws visit.
But the 360 Sprints shouldn't have to wait their turn, as the 22nd Annual Bob's Burgers and Brew 360 Nationals will be held this weekend at the track. Preliminaries are scheduled for Friday, July 27, before drivers will duel for a $10,000 winner's check on championship night Saturday, July 28.
Two-time defending champion Travis Jacobson of Lake Stevens will take on a full field of 360 Sprints yearning to take away his title. The Shaylen Raye Motorsports racing team has only raced twice at Skagit so far this year, but both nights were pretty productive.
Among Jacobson's challengers is Skagit Speedway 360 Sprint points leader Trevor Turnbull, who leads the 360s in laps led and wins this year with the help of crew chief Doug Rutz.
Also expected to contend are former World of Outlaw drivers Chad Hillier, Jason Solwold and Sam Hafertepe Jr., who is driving for Kevin Rudeen. Local racers Alan Munn, Kenny Rutz, "Rocket" Rod Perkins and Randy Price should contend.
Bellingham's Brock Lemley ranks high on the list of drivers who have the most wins in a Sprint car this season and will be driving the No. 23 car of Peterson Racing.
A huge field of cars is expected with drivers from Canada, Washington, Oregon, California, Idaho and all over the United States scheduled to appear.
Gates open at 5 p.m. both nights, with racing action slated to start at 7 p.m. The PNW Dwarf Challenge, featuring dwarf cars from throughout Washington, will be held both nights, while Saturday will feature the Outlaw Hornet Nationals, as well.