Flat Track Winter Olympics Returns to Travelers Rest Speedway over Thanksgiving weekend.

Flat Track Winter Olympics Returns to Travelers Rest Speedway over Thanksgiving weekend.

TRAVELERS REST SPEEDWAY (TRS) and Flat Track Futures are set to run the second annual Flat Track Winter Olympics November 28th to December 1st at TRS located in Travelers Rest, South Carolina. This year the Winter Olympics becomes an AMA Featured recognized Winter Championship with 3 events for an overall champion in 20 classes.

Becoming a tradition, TRS provides a Thanksgiving dinner to all riders and families signed up for the Winter Olympics events with live entertainment, games, and give-a-ways all evening long after a day of practicing on track Thursday.

Friday Kicks off racing with an all new short track replacing the Supercross track with a split program, group 1 in the Morning and group 2 under the all new LED lights.  

Saturday morning racing continues on the Travelers Rest high banked 1/2 mile oval. Racing for group 1 will start in the morning and group 2 will run under the lights again, this is the fans favorite event of the weekend with riders on the fast, high banked clay surface with multiple racing lines, TRS estimates a sold out crowd in attendance.

Sunday morning will be the 3rd and final day with the newly designed TT layout. Travelers Rest has been the home of top AFT teams for the past two years as a test facility which has designed and built multiple TT layouts, this years TT is set to be one of the best layouts yet. Following the TT finals, the 2019 Flat Track Winter Olympics overall champions will be awarded with a big podium celebration to recognize the 2019 top finishers.

Johnny Lewis