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Farmer City and FALS Next for Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series May 27 and May 28

American-Modified-SeriesGlasgow, KY-May 15, 2016 (www.americanmodifiedseries.com)- The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series officials are set to return to action on Memorial Day weekend at a pair of most talked about racing facilities in the state of Illinois as the series will visit Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, IL on Friday May 27 for a $1,500 to win event and follow that up with a visit to Fairbury’s American Legion Speedway on Saturday May 28 that will pay $2,000 to win the AMS All-Star Shootout.

On Friday May 27, the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series will visit Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, IL and the tour will be in action in a complete program of practice, A-B group time trials, qualifying heats, B Mains, and a 30 lap, $1,500 to win/$200 to start A-Main event.  Other divisions joining the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series in action at Farmer City Raceway on Friday May 27 will be the track’s Super Late Model, Pro Late Model, Street Stock, and Hornet divisions.   Entry fee for the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series is $50 and, per UMP DirtCar rules for Modifieds, there is NO grooving of tires and the legal tire compounds are A40, A40S, and H40 only.  Home-state driver Jeff Leka is the defending champion of this event.

The tour will conclude the weekend on Saturday May 28 with a visit to Fairbury’s American Legion Speedway in Fairbury, IL, with the tour in action in a complete program of practice, A-B group time trials, qualifying heats, B Mains, and the 30 lap, $2,000 to win/$200 to start AMS All-Star Shootout A-Main contest.  Joining the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series in action at FALS on Saturday May 28 will be the track’s Super Late Model, Pro Late Model, Sportsman, and Street Stock divisions.  Entry fee for the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series is $50 and, per UMP DirtCar rules for Modifieds, there is NO grooving of tires and the legal tire compounds are A40, A40S, and H40 only.  Defending series champion Clayton Miller is the defending champion of this event.

Activities for the Friday May 27 event at Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, IL will see the pit area and general admission areas open at 4:00 p.m., with the drivers meeting set for 6:15 p.m.  Practice will begin at 6:30 p.m., with time trials at 7:00 p.m., and race action taking the green flag at 7:30 p.m.  All times listed are CDT.  Ticket prices for the May 27 event at Farmer City Raceway in the general admission area will be $15 for adults ($5 for veterans) and children ages 12 and under FREE with a paid adult.  A pit pass will cost $30.  For more information concerning Farmer City Raceway, visit the track’s website at www.farmercityracing.com and on Facebook at facebook.com/Farmer City Raceway.

Activities for the Saturday May 28 event at Fairbury’s American Legion Speedway will see the pit area open at Noon, with the general admission area opening at 3:00 p.m.  The drivers meeting will be at 5:30 p.m., with practice laps set to begin at 6:00 p.m.  Time trials will go at 6:30 p.m., with racing to follow around 7:00 p.m.  All times listed are CDT.  Ticket prices for the May 28 event at FALS in the general admission area will be $20 for adults, with children ages 12 and under FREE with a paid adult.  A pit pass will be $35, with pit passes for children ages 12 and under $15.  For more information concerning Fairbury’s American Legion Speedway, visit the track’s website at www.fairburyspeedway.com or on Facebook at facebook.com/pages/Fairbury-American-Legion-

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Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series A-Main Payout at Farmer City Raceway May 27:  1st- $1,500, 2nd- $750, 3rd- $600, 4th- $550, 5th- $500, 6th- $450, 7th- $400, 8th- $350, 9th- $325, 10th- $300, 11th- $275, 12th- $250, 13th- $230, 14th- $220, 15th- $200, 16th- $200, 17th- $200, 18th- $200, 19th- $200, 20th- $200, 21st- $200, 22nd- $200.

Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series A-Main Payout at Fairbury’s American Legion Speedway May 28:  1st- $2,000, 2nd- $1,000, 3rd- $800, 4th- $600, 5th- $400, 6th- $375, 7th- $350, 8th- $325, 9th- $300, 10th- $275, 11th- $250, 12th- $225, 13th- $200, 14th- $200, 15th- $200, 16th- $200, 17th- $200, 18th- $200, 19th- $200, 20th- $200, 21st- $200, 22nd- $200.

The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series presents UMP DirtCar Modified sanctioned dirt track entertainment at racing venues throughout Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, and Tennessee.  For more information concerning the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series, contact series race director Jeff Evans at (859) 358-7178 or by email at jdevans@live.com or by visiting the series social media outlets at www.americanmodifiedseries.com, on Facebook at facebook.com/pages/American-Modified-Series, and on Twitter @AmericanModSeri.

Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series Top Ten Point Standings (as of 4/29/16)

1              Trent Young       260

2              Devin Gilpin        230

2              Josh Harris          230

4              Clayton Miller    210

5              Jacoby Hines      205

6              Richie Lex            200

7              Ray Bollinger      195

7              Mark Lamont     195

9              Derek Groomer                185

10           Will Krup              180

 

Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series 2016 Racing Schedule  April 29 (Friday)- Bloomington Speedway (Bloomington, IN)- 40 laps/$2,000 to win/$200 to start- 3rd Annual J.B. Robinson Memorial  (www.bloomingtonspeedway.com)- Trent Young (Crofton, KY) May 27 (Friday)- Farmer City Raceway (Farmer City, IL)- 30 laps/$1,500 to win/$200 to start  (www.farmercityracing.com) May 28 (Saturday)- Fairbury’s American Legion Speedway (Fairbury, IL)- 30 laps/$2,000 to win/$200 to start- AMS All-Star Shootout (www.fairburyspeedway.com) June 24 (Friday)- Moler Raceway Park (Williamsburg, OH)- 30 laps/$1,500 to win/$200 to start- L&M Performance 30  (www.molerracewaypark.com) June 25 (Saturday)- Florence Speedway (Union, KY)- 30 laps/$1,500 to win/$200 to start  (www.florencespeedway.com) July 1 (Friday)- Volunteer Speedway (Bulls Gap, TN)- 30 laps/$2,000 to win/$200 to start (www.volunteerspeedway.com) July 2 (Saturday)- Tazewell Speedway (Tazewell, TN)- 40 laps/$3,000 to win/$225 to start (www.tazewellspeedway.net) July 22 (Friday)- Moler Raceway Park (Williamsburg, OH)- 30 laps/$1,500 to win/$200 to start (www.molerracewaypark.com) July 23 (Saturday)- Ponderosa Speedway (Junction City, KY)- 30 laps/$1,500 to win/$200 to start (www.ponderosaspeedway.net) September 2 (Friday)- Farmer City Raceway (Farmer City, IL)- 35 laps/$3,000 to win/$225 to start  (www.farmercityracing.com) September 3 (Saturday)- Fairbury’s American Legion Speedway (Fairbury, IL)- 50 laps/$10,000 to win/$300 to start- 4th Annual Casey’s AMS Modified Nationals  (www.fairburyspeedway.com) September 4 (Sunday)- Spoon River Speedway (Canton, IL)- 50 laps/$5,000 to win/$250 to start- 26th Annual Modified Fall Nationals  (www.spoonriverspeedway.com) September 16 (Friday)- Peoria Speedway (Peoria, IL)- 35 laps/$3,000 to win/$225 to start- 2nd Annual Fall Classic (www.peoriaspeedway.com) September 17 (Saturday)- Peoria Speedway (Peoria, IL)- 40 laps/$5,000 to win/$250 to start- 2nd Annual Fall Classic  (www.peoriaspeedway.com) October 7 (Friday)- Chandler Motor Speedway (Chandler, IN)- 30 laps/$1,500 to win/$200 to start (www.chandlerspeedway.com) October 8 (Saturday)- Tri-State Speedway (Haubstadt, IN)- 30 laps/$1,500 to win/$200 to start- Harvest Cup (www.tristatespeedway.com) October 22 (Saturday)- Florence Speedway (Union, KY)- 40 laps/$5,000 to win/$250 to start- 7th Annual Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series Championship  (www.florencespeedway.com)

 

Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series 2016 Official Sponsors *Summit Racing Equipment (www.summitracing.com)- “Title Sponsor for the American Modified Series and Sponsor of Heat Race #1 and Heat Race #2”

*All Star Performance (www.allstarperformance.com)- “Official Hard Charger of the Race” Award Sponsor at all Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series events *FAST Fuel/Air/Spark/Technology- (www.fuelairspark.com)- “Official Ignition System” of the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series *KBC Graphics- (www.kbcgraphix.com)- “Official Graphics Company” of the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series (www.kbcgraphix.com) *Maxima Racing Oil- (www.maximausa.com) “Official Oil” of the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series and Tough Fifth Place Award Sponsor *Quick Car Racing Products- (www.quickcar.net)- “$100 Fast Qualifier Award” at all Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series events *VP Racing Fuels (www.vpracingfuels.com)- “Official Race Fuel” of the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series *Wilwood (www.wilwood.com)- “Official Brakes” of the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series and “Lucky 7” Award Sponsor

 

Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series 2016 Marketing Partners Bad Fast Race Chassis (www.734dirt.com) Bandit Race Cars (www.banditracecars.net) Bob Poynter GM (www.bobpoynter.com) Boknecht Trucking Dale Meers Race Engines DASCO Racing Supply Fox Shocks (www.ridefox.com) Frankland Racing Equipment (www.franklandracing.com)- “Sponsor of Heat Race #4”

Hypercoils (www.hypercoils.com)- “Sponsor of Heat Race #3”

Impressive Race Cars (www.impressiveracecars.com) Integra Shocks (www.integrashocksprings.com) Maximum Energy Development (www.maximumenergy.us) Mullins Race Engines (www.mullinsraceengines.com) Out-Pace Race Products- Official B-Mains Sponsor Print Worx (www.facebook.com/print.workx/)- Official Merchandise Provider for the Series RACEceiver (www.raceceiver.com) Reaper Race Cars UMP Dirt Car (www.umpracing.com) Wick Oil Company (www.wickoil.com)

 

(Media Relations: Michael Despain-mgdespain@windstream.net, @MichaelDespain-Twitter, Michael Despain- Facebook)

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