In the shadows of a non-existent spring, racers and race fans alike were chomping at the bit for the 2013 racing season to get underway. Some thought it wasn't possible, some thought it shouldn't be attempted but most wanted it, needed it and simply wouldn't go another weekend without it . . . like an itch which needs to be scratched that simply can't be ignored, this weekend was going to see race cars on a dirt oval - whether 'Mother Nature' cooperated or not.
After dumping snow in the area a week previously, 'Mother Nature' teased the racing faithful with sunshine and 70 degree weather Thursday and Friday. So, naturally, the track crew at MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY took the challenge and put forth the effort to prepare the fast 1/3-mile oval for the Friday night April 26th 2013 season opener.
By the time the almost 1000 fans on hand at the Fountain City, WI speedway were headed towards their cars in the parking lot, they'd witnessed a wild season opener . . .
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