Springfield,Mo.-Springfield Raceway owners Doug Bland and Jerry Hoffman have announced that the “Quick-Quarter” of the Springfield Raceway is preparing for a stretch of events that will be paying extra money along with valuable USRA and Transport Graphics Championship points for several classes.
The first of these events will be held on Saturday May 26th as the Speedway will be holding a special money and points event for the USRA Budweiser Modifieds with $800 going to the winner and starting the feature will pocket a driver $100 along with USRA track and National points.
This event will be also honoring the Military on this Memorial Weekend night as all classes are scheduled to be in action battling for the Transport Graphics Championship Chase.
All Active and former Military plus 1 guest will be admitted Free with ID.
The USRA Modifieds will open draw and use passing points through the heat races with the top 8 redrawing for starting spots in the 25 lap feature.Car entry fee will be $25 and pit passes will be $25.
Saturday June 2nd,The Speedway will hold the 3rd Annual Reliable Chevrolet B-Mods special.This event pays $500 to win and $70 to start the feature.Last season Veteran Larry Tindle of Springfield was the high point car and redrew the number 1 spot for the feature which was caution free as 19 of 23 starters completed the lead lap.This will be a Transport Graphics point event along with USRA points awarded.B-Modified drivers will draw for positions and run through the passing points system with the top 8 to redraw.Past winners include Tindle and Jon Yeoman Jr.There will be a $20 car entry fee for this event and all other classes will be competing on Reliable Chevrolet/Scout night.GM Performance Crate money is also up for grabs in this race which could make for a nice payday for a lucky driver.
Saturday June 9th,The Power I National Midget Series returns to the “Quick-Quarter” for their second ever visit to Springfield Raceway.Last season National Champion Brad Loyet found the top groove around the Springfield Banks and charged to a victory as 2-3 wide racing was the call all night.Nearby National Driver Andrew Felker of Carl Junction,Missouri and many other local drivers will have a short trip as they call Springfield a home track for the trip.A full Transport Graphics Point events will help fill out the excitement.
June 16th will feature a normal exciting Points event for all classes as the Speedway prepares to finish June in Grand Style.
June 23rd the Budweiser USRA Modifieds gather another $800 to win show which will allow open draw for heats and passing points for the feature with a redraw along with a full points show.
June 30th will feature the 2nd Annual Rob Burgess Memorial featuring a $500 to win for this exciting class.Rob Burgess of Leslie Floors in the Joplin area was a strong supporter and friend of the local racing scene and loved the Midwest Modz.This race is only for Midwest Modz drivers in the area,no upper division drivers may compete and you must run only the Midwest Modz class.
“Rob loved this class and the concept of getting the cost down for Modified Racing.” quoted co-owner Jerry Hoffman.’That is why no B-Mod,A-Mod,Factory Stock drivers allowed.We want this event for the little guys who support the class night after night in the area.This is their night to shine and that is the way Rob wanted it.A very unique trophy awaited the winner last season as Burgess was an avid bowler.His Bowling Ball was mounted into a special trophy with his daughter Jessica presenting it last season to winner Trevor Drake as he bested 23 other Midwest Modz drivers in grabbing the win.The race will be a tracks point event,but will open draw with a top 8 redraw for starting spots.
Springfield Raceway offers an outstanding weekly show events along with Special events making it one of the most watched specials on fans and drivers travel list.
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