Justin Sheely | The Sheridan Press
Fourteen-year-old Gage Baxter, left, and J.W. Fort, 13, close the gate to the track on the opening race day for the season Friday at Sheridan Speedway. Dirt track racing is has been a long-held favorite summer activity for Sheridan spectators, drivers and organizers. The site reopened in spring of 2015 after being vacant for five years. This month’s racing schedule is set on Friday, May 12 and 19, and Thursday, May 25.