CECIL -- It may not be ready just yet. But it's ready for you.
While work continues at the South Georgia Motorsports Park, the facility's bosses are ready to introduce the park to the racers and fans who'll be coming beginning in a few weeks.
An open house will begin at 3 p.m. Sunday at the park, located a mile north of Cecil off Highway 41. Drivers meetings for the 1/4-mile dragstrip and 1/2-mile speedway will be held at 3:30 p.m.
There will be plenty of food and drink for the visitors.
"We're going to try to show everybody what we got," said park spokesman Tim Pafford, who is the speedway manager. "We've got a lot of good things we're really proud of."
Much of Sunday's focus will be on the dragway, where up to two weeks of work is left, Pafford said. Most parts of the dragway are done, including timing and public address systems, concessions, restrooms and lighting.
Freestyle motorcycle jumps will be conducted around 3:15 p.m. to promote the Bike Days Event May 21-23. There will also be a demonstration of the timing system.
Testing is scheduled on the dragway on April 16-17, with Cook County Ford's Pro Modified event set for April 24.
The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series' Southeast Division event is set for June 2-5. The division has already run at Gainesville and Orlando, and will be in Montgomery April 2-4.
The speedway schedule will be announced in the upcoming days.
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