BREAKING NEWS : FWPD arrest 4 in Spring and Stophlet Street drug raids Full Story

Cars racing for 24 hours at Baer Field this weekend

The "Grocery Getter Classic" is an endurance race, where the race lasts 24 hours.

Posted: Sep 21, 2018 9:06 PM
Updated: Sep 21, 2018 10:18 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - More than 100 cars will race around the track at Baer Field Motorsports Park this weekend.

The "Grocery Getter Classic" is an endurance race, where the race lasts 24 hours.

Organizers said its the longest race in the country, with most endurance races going only 12 hours.

"Had to be unique. It had to be something better than somebody else's event. We wanted something unique," said Baer Field Motorsports Park promoter Dave Muzzillo.

Teams of four drivers will race for 24 hours, with the car completing the most laps wins.

The race goes from noon Saturday until noon Sunday.

Tickets are $10 for the whole weekend.

Gates open at 10 a.m.

Article Comments

Fort Wayne
Overcast
36° wxIcon
Hi: 41° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 30°
Angola
Overcast
36° wxIcon
Hi: 38° Lo: 31°
Feels Like: 28°
Huntington
Overcast
35° wxIcon
Hi: 41° Lo: 31°
Feels Like: 30°
Decatur
Overcast
37° wxIcon
Hi: 41° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 32°
Van Wert
Overcast
37° wxIcon
Hi: 41° Lo: 33°
Feels Like: 32°
Rain Friday
WFFT Radar
WFFT Temperatures
WFFT National

Community Events