Sports Briefs for Saturday, Sept. 28


Rain washes out final Raceway card

A week’s worth of rain, plus a forecast for more of it, has led to the cancellation of Saturday’s Grays Harbor Raceway Championship Night.

According to raceway officials, the championship card will not be rescheduled and the final standings are set — Wishkah’s Joe German has defended his modified class title, Shelton’s Jay Cole won the 360 sprint class championship, Snohomish’s Chase Goetz claimed the USAC Midgets title, Hoquiam’s Jason Tole will win the street stocks class championship and Tenino’s Chad Norton will win the hornet class.

German’s win the modified class is his third consecutive title and he edged out Cosmopolis’ Tom Sweatman by four points. Cole will claim his eighth Grays Harbor Raceway sprint car championship, his first since 2008. Tole and Norton will also defend their classification titles from 2012.

The raceway will have a non-points race on Saturday, Oct. 5 to close out the 2013 season.

Raceway banquet billed for Portland

The Grays Harbor Raceway season-ending awards banquet is scheduled for 6 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Red Lion Hotel On the River at Jantzen Beach in Portland.

The Grays Harbor awards ceremony will combined with similar functions from three tracks in Oregon (Sunset Speedway Park, Willamette Speedway and Cottage Grove Speedway). Overall winners from the Northwest Wingless Tour, Northwest Extreme Late Model Series and the American Sprint Car Series-Northwest Region wll also be honored.

The cost is $35 and business-casual attire is suggestion. Tickets from the banquet must be purchased by Nov. 12. Ticket order forms may be found online at www.graysharborraceway.com/downloads/get.aspx?i=61292.

Coastal Conservation group to meet

The October meeting of the Twin Harbors Chapter of the Coastal Conservation Association is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Montesano Timberland Library.

The meeting is open to the public.

Daily World staff reports