2004 WinterNationals
East Bay Raceway Park, Gibsonton, Florida
New York's Randy Hall made a visit, joining nearly 100 cars in the pit area in late January.

Ken Riddle of Parkersburg, West Virginia, slips inside a competitor during action in the 5th Annual Ramada Inn on Tampa Bay Open Wheel Modified racing.

Sonny Conley (1x1) battles Brian Birkhofer in the Stacker 2 Xtreme Dirt Car Series finale.

Three-wide racing was a common occurrence with the Late Models. Pete Parker (10), Ray Cook (53), and Anthony White scramble for position.

Davey Johnson (19) sweeps low to pass Bill Cunningham (59) during action in the Xtreme Northern Series finale on Friday night.

The field gathers on the frontstretch for the start of the Saturday night main event.

The big story line for the series came with the December '03 announcement of Goodyear tires on series cars. The East Bay date was the first for the new rubber, and the prognosis is good for 2004.

Nebraska racer Kyle Berck, who has won regional championships with NASCAR and touring titles with the WDRL PolyDome Series, chalked up an EastBay win on February 4.