By Jenna Pierson for The Parkersburg News and Sentinel
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — The Parkersburg Homecoming Festival will introduce a new event, mini wedge racing, to its roster of activities.
Mini wedge racing is a form of go kart racing designed for children, ranging in age from 7 to 15. It is an event that is typically held at racetracks, such as the Ohio Valley Speedway.
“It has been a lot of extra work but it has been worth it,” said Parkersburg City Councilman Eric Barber, who brought the idea to the Homecoming committee. “This will be all about the kids, and it will put them front and center.” …