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2023 Portage County Local

Buchert Park - 4808 East High St. Mantua, OH 44255

Race City: Portage County
Race Date: 6/17/2023
Rain Date: 6/18/2023
Divisions: ST, SS, MS
Race Fee: $35
Contact Person: Dale Smutny,, (330) 518-9981
Location of Track: Buchert Park - 4808 East High St. Mantua, OH 44255


Welcome both New and Veteran families! 

On June 17, 2023, on East High Street, Mantua, OH we will be holding our Local Race.  If you are in need of a car, we do have cars which we can lend out so please contact us as early as possible as the numbers may be limited.  

During the week up to our local there are some important dates: 

Sunday, June 11, 2023, from 2:00 pm: we will be doing our annual Paint the Hill tradition where we paint the Portage logo and finish line on the road.  Please join us for this annual tradition!

Tuesday, June 13, 2023, from 4:30 - 7:00 PM: all Stock and Master cars should report to Buchert Park for Inspection and Impound.  

Thursday, June 15, 2023, From 4:30-7:00 PM: all Super Stock cars need to report to Buchert Park for Inspection and Impound.

All cars must arrive with a maximum of 4 screws holding the shells on and a new brake pad.  Cars must be built according to the latest/current All-American rules.   Please bring the shoes that you will be wearing as we will also be weighing the cars and drivers.  If there are any questions, please contact the Race Director.

The race itself will be held with the use of Paddles on the road surface.  No Ramps will be used.  

If you cannot make a certain date, please make certain that arrangements are made prior with contact with the Race Director - Dale Smutny @(330)518-9981 or email

Finally, Saturday, June 17, 2023, the Portage County Local: all drivers need to arrive early as we will be closing down the road and setting up the road for the race.  We are planning on starting the race as early as possible. We will be having Concessions available for purchase during the day of the race!

We look forward to seeing you there!

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