It’s time to head to the races, lawnmower races that is, as the US Lawn Mower Racing Association plows into Foley, AL for the STA-BIL National Lawn Mower Racing Series. “Professional” lawn mower racers will compete for bragging rights, lawn ornaments and coveted trophies as they go head to head on August 22 & 23. Join us for this first ever event at the Blue Collar Country Complex, located on the corner of Foley Beach Express and County Road 20. Grab the family and a few friends for an afternoon of fun in Foley! Admission is only $7.00 for adults. Children 10 & under are free. You can also take advantage of free onsite parking. Concessions will be available for purchase onsite throughout the event, so you can leave coolers and food at home! The racing action gets heated up on Saturday, August 22nd with mandatory Warm-up Laps (referred to as “Hot Laps”) starting at 4:30pm. Preliminary heats start at 5:30pm and the Feature Race hits the course at 7:00pm. On Sunday, August 23rd catch the Hot Laps at 12:00pm with the Feature Races firing off at 1:00pm. “Lawn mower racing is a true passion sport both for the racers and their fans. Racers participate for the love of competition, sportsmanship and camaraderie,” said Kerry Evans, USLMRA Vice President. “We’re excited to mow our way into Foley and discover our next champion blade runner.”
“We are thrilled to partner with the U.S. Lawn Mower Racing Association to bring this exciting event to our community on August 22 and 23,” said Don Staley, Executive Director of Sports for the City of Foley. “The event will be first class on all levels! Foley Sports Tourism along with event partners, such as The City of Foley, stand ready to help make those participating or attending feel welcome during their stay.” The entire STA-BIL National Lawn Mower Racing Series could not be possible without the support of sponsors like STA-BIL and K&N Filters. Local support, from sponsors like Zaxby’s and Buffalo Rock, is also a huge part of the Foley, AL events success! This is a family-friendly event you do not want to miss! For full details on the US Lawn Mower Racing event set for August 22 & 23, 2015 at the Blue Collar Country Complex in Foley, AL.