Mother Nature forces media/practice day postponement

WEST SALEM, WI - With winter Storm Xanto hitting the Midwest this weekend, officials at the La Crosse Speedway postponed the Saturday, April 14, open practice and media day to Saturday, April 21.
"Mother Nature must have her knickers in a bind," sai Director of Competition Ray Loughan. "The snow was finally gone off the track, the track's been vacuumed, and we even had some teams do some early-season testing. But doggone it, we will just have to try it again next week.
Winter storm Xanto is expected to bring an inch of rain through Saturday morning, before transitioning to ice and freezing rain, before becoming all snow Saturday afternoon.
Upcoming practice dates include Thursday night, April 19, from 5 p.m.-7 p.m., and then the rescheduled media/practice day on Saturday, April 21, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
The 2018 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series takes the green flag Sunday, April 22, at 2 p.m., with the sixth annual "Budweiser Frostbuster." Gates open at 12:30 p.m., and at 12:45 p.m., for the first time, the Late Models and Sportsmen will participate in a new format of "Group Qualifying."  
Racing includes the Tobacco Outlet Plus Grocery NASCAR Late Models, Dean's Satellite Sportsmen, Auto Value Thunderstox, ANTS Complete Pest Control Hornets and the Auto Value Street Stocks.

SOURCE: La Crosse Speedway