The World Of Outlaws Sprint car Racing was coming through Pennsylvania so I new I had to call up some fellow Garage-Girls and head over to the dirt track of Williams Grove, PA to check it out. Who doesn’t enjoy dirt track racing?
There is nothing better than listening to the crowds as they cheer on the local favorites as they race tight and clean against the Outlaws. Wooden stands, and concession stands on a friday night are pretty awesome for girls like us. We chose to sit in turn three so we could “eat dirt” as the sprints cars go speeding into the turn blasting us with dirt and rocks. Yes! We love this shit! We spotted some little girls getting up close to the fence jumping up and cheering as their favorite racers whizzed past them. We loved seeing this, that passion in a young girl for a sport that is so much fun to watch. These girls will grow up to be race fans for life, just like our crew we had with us on Friday night!
We were surrounded by young fans, die-hard fans, new fans and the older fans. The old guys who used to race back in the 50’s and 60’s. If you ever get a chance to talk to an older racer at one of these events, do it, the stories don’t get any better than these.
We were glad to see the outpouring of support from the locals for this race, what a crowd and what a race. As the feature race was ready to start and those sprint cars got 4 wide, the crowd was on their toes screaming, as they got back into formation and the flag went down, it was on. The roaring cars, the screaming fans, this is racing!