Terre Haute Quarter Midget Association is hosting a Promotional Drive Day on April 9, 2005 starting at 8 a.m.(the rain date will be April 17).
This year we will register children beginning at 8 a.m., you will be given an hour time slot in which to return. Any child (ages 4 1/2 - 15 years) interested in driving a real quarter midget race car can take 10 laps for only $10. THQMA will supply the cars (of varying sizes), all equipment - helmets, gloves, neck braces, arm restraints, seatbelts . The children are asked to wear long pants, tennis shoes and a jacket. The drivers will receive instruction. from the Novice Trainer prior to being allowed on the track, and only one driver will be on the track at a time. Many current and past club members and officers will be on hand to assist and answer any questions. THQMA has been a part of the local area since 1948, it is the oldest continually operating dirt quarter midget track within the National organization. Terre Haute has been the host to four Dirt Grand National events, and will be holding their fifth in August. Approximately 500 drivers and families will participate in the week long event. The Terre Haute Hulman Mini Speedway is located at the corner of 13th & Lockport in Terre Haute. Admission is always free.