The Penticton Speedway is undergoing significant renovations in preparation for the 2021 race season. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press file)

The Penticton Speedway is undergoing significant renovations in preparation for the 2021 race season. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press file)

Major renovations get underway at Penticon Speedway

The Speedway’s new owners want to create a better fan and racing experience

This Easter weekend, heavy equipment has been moved onto the grounds at Penticton Speedway to begin a significant upgrade and revitalization to the facility prior to the 2021 season.

The first phase of improvements now underway includes: new bleachers, new washroom facilities, upgraded lighting and improved parking on the grounds. The improvements, which will promote an enhanced fan experience, will occur in several stages moving forward.

In addition to the amenities for race fans, the track itself will undergo a major upgrade during phase one of the revitalization process.

New owner Trevor Seibert said he plans to use his extensive track design knowledge to create a unique track layout that promotes side by side racing and challenges drivers of all skill levels.

READ MORE: Penticton Speedway sold and staying as a racetrack

The transformation and modernization of Penticton Speedway is just the start of the plan that’s been put in place by new owners Trevor and Ingo Seibert who took over ownership of the facility recently. Their goal is to elevate the experience at Penticton Speedway to a new level for both fans and racers.

The new owners are hopeful to be able to have fans join them in the stands by mid-summer.

“We’re excited for the future,” said Ingo Seibert. “We have released our schedule for 2021 and will continue to monitor and adhere to COVID-19 guidelines.”

Registration for the upcoming season at Penticton Speedway is now open. All racers looking to participate in 2021 are urged to register as soon as possible.

The Penticton Speedway first opened in 1969.

Race fans can get the latest information about on the Penticton Speedway’s social media channels:

Twitter: @pentictonspeed

Instagram: @pentictonspeedway

Website: pentictonspeedway.com

Facebook: facebook.com/Penticton.Speedway

READ MORE: Photos: Penticton Speedway celebrates opening weekend



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