Cottage Grove – Cottage Grove Speedway returns for a three-night event beginning Friday, Aug. 30, Saturday the 31 and Sunday Sept. 1. It will be the championship weekend for the Interstate Sprint Car Series. Kage Karts kick the weekend off for their final race 2019 before the Late Models and Hornets run on Saturday and Sunday. On Sunday the Hornets have their big race of the year for the 2019 Froggy 44 Tribute To Melvin Walker.
The Interstate Sprint Car Series has visited ”The Grove” four times in 2019. Tanner Holmes has been victorious in two of those outings while Tyler Thompson and Jake Wheeler each have won once. Overall, in the Todd’s Auto Body Sprints, Tyler Thompson has achieved four victories, which leads the class. Tanner Holmes has three triumphs over single race victors Steven Snawder, Wheeler, Kinzer Cox, Ian Bandey, Jared Hood, and Camden Robustelli.
For the Late Models, there have been four different winners in eight races. Amazingly all four drivers have won twice in 2019. These drivers include Brian Smith, Paul Culp, Kye Frick, and Joey Tanner. Finally, in the Hornet ranks, Brad Moffett has accomplished the most success. Moffett has a total of four trips to victory lane over Eric Ashley’s three visits. Mark Milligan, Joe Maricle, and Graig Osborne have won twice.