HulaCross Race & Results - May 25th, 2013
Written by Chris Messer Tuesday, 25 June 2013 00:00
The stock car practices are complete so during a short break we run a series that has been running at the track since its first opening. This is a motorsport support series that was born out of a need for racing without a real racetrack. It was first started in the form of rally cross that is common across the US and made up of a mixture of sedans and trucks. The series has dwindled since the opening of the circle track in part due to the conflict faced by the drivers as to where they should invest both energy and dollars.
Hulacross Heat Races
Nowadays KRP utilizes the dirt oval pit entrance/exit area and the infield to create a sort of arena style off road racing. The practice follows all the stock car classes and in order for the drivers to be sure they know the track layout the segment starts with a quick “lead follow” before they let the vehicles loose. It gets dusty quickly and at one point I can’t see across the track. There’s the #83 of the Maui Off Road crew who took off from the pack early and the #1 black Subaru of Mike Ward followed by the blue Dodge truck #1 (It’s actually a number 1 followed by a bunch of letters which I can’t read), and a few other trailing for about 10 laps.