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Rumor Busted!  There is definitely a Pure Stock class at Sands Speedway. Everyone at Sands Speedway is excited about the racing season kicking off and quickly putting the final touches on their cars.   Some of the Pure Stock racers seems more excited than the rest and are really Fired Up about hitting the track wide open.  […]

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Despite the appearance of rain last Saturday, 15 drivers representing all performances classes made their runs at Sands in preparation for the May 25th season opener of official racing at Sands Speedway. Track conditions are great for this 2013 season, the pits were tested also Saturday. 6 volunteers were present to prepare and review their […]

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The warmer temperatures during the work week dramatically aided with snow melting to help track personnel prepare for their first practice run scheduled for May 18th. However, the weekend snow flurries probably has racing fans shaking their heads in climate disbelief. Will this snow ever end? During this past week,however,  power was restored to the […]

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Gwinn  -  May 9th, 2013  -  Jilly the Cow from Jilbert Dairy in Marquette recently visited the Yooper Scoop in Gwinn.   As kids, parents and families left the Gwinn High School parking lot, Jilly was right there reminding them that the Yooper Scoop has opened for the season!             […]

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Marquette  -  May 9th, 2013  -  Jilly the Cow from Jilbert Dairy in Marquette has the best job! She gets to travel the Upper Peninsula and meet all the ice cream-loving people around! Most recently Jill traveled to Houghton to visit P.J., the owner of the Ice Cream Pit Stop at the Razorback Center off […]

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Warmer weather has been helping the Sands Township Race Track personal toward their 2013 race season but there is still much work to be done before the first race of the season. Despite the fact that snow has been melting in the area, there is still located on some sections of the track which cancelled […]

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SIRFCU Has A JackPot Winner In Marquette County

Negaunee – April 29, 2013 – $1,000 Cold Hard Cash is paid to a local account holder at SIR Federal Credit Union. Win on the way up! Every time you save money or pay down debt, you could win rewards like cars, vacations, and even a $2 million Jackpot. Finally, doing the right thing gets […]

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Everyone around the track is waiting patiently on the weather.  The Sun shine this weekend was not only enjoyable but really knocked down the snow.  After the long winter this weekend gave us hope to still have our first practice laps may 11th.  The racers are putting the final touches on their cars  and are […]

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Sands Speedway owners Larry Peterson, Bob Goodwin, Mike Mattson, Gene Coleman “Red” Adair and Stan Wittler are patiently waiting for the winter weather to subside so they can begin preparation for their third season of racing. Currently the track still has up to 5 feet of snow on the south side and front straight away; […]

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Gwinn  -  April 13, 2013  –   Jilbert Dairy was one of the proud community sponsors of the U.P. Pink Power Walkathon starting at Tall Timbers in Gwinn and finishing at Gary’s Knotty Pine. Jilbert Sales Manager, Gordon Mielke said, “Despite the over-cast cold morning, it was nice to see the jovial crowd gathered at […]

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