SkyWest’s Mini Indy returns for its 13th year, race day Friday

ST. GEORGE – The checkered flag will fly Friday at the former St. George Municipal airport – known to Mini Indy participants as “Ridgetop Raceway.” SkyWest Airlines and the City of St. George’s sponsored Mini-Indy returns this week for its 13th year.

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Photo by Nissa Wells

An hour after the racers warm up the race will begin tomorrow at 10 a.m. ending with a trophy ceremony between 4 and 5 p.m.

Participants from around the world pay participation fees to help offset the costs associated with the event, which is a perfect mix of friendly competition and fun. Additionally, the event receives numerous donations from participating companies/teams and local businesses, some of which sponsor cars in the race.

Brooke Heath with SkyWest said the Mini Indy has raised nearly $1 million for charities over the event’s 13 years. In the end, it is all for charity. Funds raised go directly to benefit United Way Dixie and the SkyWest Scholarship Fund.

For more information on the race click here: Mini Indy

Mini Indy 2011
Mini Indy 2011 | Photo by Nissa Wells

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