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Trent Young Tops Summit Racing Equipment AMS Action at Ponderosa Speedway

Junction City, KY (July 23, 2016)- The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series would visit Ponderosa Speedway in Junction City, KY on Saturday evening and Trent Young of Hopkinsville, KY would score his fourth series win of the season and maintain his spot at the top of the series points. The win would be worth $1,500 and would again come behind the wheel of the Dave Mitchell owned Snap-On Tools/Mitchell Tools and Motorsports/Ted Brown’s Quality Paint and Body/R&S Equipment/Emma’s Place/Young’s Well Service/Kissinger Red Angus sponsored #10Y Bandit Race Car, SPEC Race Engines powered mount.

Trent Young would take the lead at the start of the 30 lap, $1,500 to win main event and would receive pressure from Keith Smith in early going before Young would distance himself from Smith a bit. Meanwhile, Josh Harris and Matt Cooper would engage in a torrid battle for third. The third and final caution of the event would wave on lap 9 to close the field back together. Young would proceed to once again jump to the lead, while Harris would take second from Smith. Cooper would get by Smith three laps later as the field saw the halfway signal on lap 15. With Young driving off into the moonlight out front, Harris and Cooper would swap the second position back and forth over the final ten laps. Young would take the win, with Harris edging Cooper for second, with Smith and David Webb completing the top five.

The remainder of the top ten at the completion of the Ponderosa Speedway A-Main would be Mark Lamont, Peyton Harlow, Cameron Marlar, Travis Dickson, and Dennis Roberson. on Flanary, Wayne James, Stanley Donahoo, and Mark Lamont. The event would slowed by three caution periods.

In preliminary action, Trent Young was the Quick Car Racing Products top qualifier among 21 entries at 14.720 seconds. Summit Racing Equipment heat one went to Keith Smith, while Josh Harris scored the win in Fast Shafts heat two. Hypercoils heat three went to Trent Young, with Matt Cooper winning Frankland Racing Equipment heat four. There were no Out-Pace Racing Products B-Mains contested.

The next event for the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series will take place on Friday July 29 at Fairbury’s American Legion Speedway in Fairbury, IL as the AMS All-Star Shootout that was rained out back on May 28 will be concluded as part of the track’s opening night of the Prairie Dirt Classic event. The second Out-Pace Race Products B-Main and the AMS All-Star Shootout A-Main is all that is left to be contested of the event.

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 Race Summary-2016 Event #5: Ponderosa Speedway- Junction City, Kentucky- July 23, 2016 (www.americanmodifiedseries.com)

Quick Car Racing Products Overall Top Qualifier- Trent Young 14.720 Summit Racing Equipment Heat #1- Keith Smith, David Webb, Jeff Watson, Steve Smith (DNS- Jimmy Payne) Fast Shafts Heat #2- Josh Harris, Mark Lamont, Cameron Marlar, Mark Dickson, Wade Rookard Hypercoils Heat #3- Trent Young, Brian Shaw, John Clippinger, Dave Mitchell, Tim Patrick (DNS- Don Adams)
Frankland Racing Equipment Heat #4- Matt Cooper, Peyton Harlow, Travis Dickson, Dennis Roberson, Tyler Collis
Out-Pace Racing Products B-Main #1- N/A
Out-Pace Racing Products B-Main #2- N/A

Tazewell Speedway A-Main– Trent Young, Josh Harris, Matt Cooper, Keith Smith, David Webb, Mark Lamont, Peyton Harlow, Cameron Marlar, Travis Dickson, Dennis Roberson, Jeff Watson, Mark Dickson, John Clippinger, Dave Mitchell, Wade Rookard, Tyler Collis, Brian Shaw, Tim Patrick, Steve Smith (DNS- Jimmy Payne, Don Adams)

Race Statistics
*Entries- 21
*Race Leaders- 1 (Trent Young 1-30)
*Cautions- 3 (lap 3, lap 4, lap 9)
*Red Flags- None
*Series Provisional Starters- None
*Track Provisional Starters- None
*Time of Race- N/A
*Quick Car Racing Products Fast Time Award ($100 cash)- Trent Young 14.720
*All Star Performance Hard Charger Award ($100 certificate)- Dennis Roberson (started 16th-finished 10th: advanced 6 positions) *FAST Ignition Systems Live Wire Award ($250 certificate for the highest finisher using a FAST Ignition system)- Peyton Harlow
*Maxima Racing Oil Tough Fifth Place Finisher ($50 certificate)- David Webb
*Wilwood Lucky Seven Award ($50 certificate)- Peyton Harlow
*Summit Racing Equipment Heat One Winner ($50 certificate)- Keith Smith
*Fast Shafts Heat Two Winner ($75 certificate)- Josh Harris *Hypercoil Springs Heat Three Winner (certificate for one spring)- Trent Young *Frankland Racing Equipment Heat Four Winner ($75 certificate)- Matt Cooper *Out Pace Racing Products B-Main Award ($75 gift certificate to the first non-transfer)- N/A

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 (Hopkinsville, KY) May 27 (Friday)- Farmer City Raceway (Farmer City, IL)- 30 laps/$1,500 to win/$200 to start (www.farmercityracing.com)- Rained Out 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)- Rain delayed-will finish on July 29 June 24 (Friday)- Moler Raceway Park (Williamsburg, OH)- 30 laps/$1,500 to win/$200 to start- L&M Performance 30 (www.molerracewaypark.com)- Rained Out June 25 (Saturday)- Florence Speedway (Union, KY)- 30 laps/$1,500 to win/$200 to start (www.florencespeedway.com)- Josh Harris (Utica, KY) July 1 (Friday)- Volunteer Speedway (Bulls Gap, TN)- 30 laps/$2,000 to win/$200 to start (www.volunteerspeedway.com)- Trent Young (Hopkinsville, KY) July 2 (Saturday)- Tazewell Speedway (Tazewell, TN)- 40 laps/$3,000 to win/$225 to start (www.tazewellspeedway.net)- Trent Young (Hopkinsville, KY) July 22 (Friday)- Moler Raceway Park (Williamsburg, OH)- 30 laps/$1,500 to win/$200 to start (www.molerracewaypark.com)- Rained Out July 23 (Saturday)- Ponderosa Speedway (Junction City, KY)- 30 laps/$1,500 to win/$200 to start (www.ponderosaspeedway.net)- Trent Young (Hopkinsville, KY) July 29 (Friday)- Fairbury’s American Legion Speedway (Fairbury, IL)- 30 laps/$2,000 to win/$200 to start- AMS All-Star Shootout (www.fairburyspeedway.com 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”
*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 Fast Shafts- “Sponsor of Heat Race #2 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) Maximum Energy Development (www.maximumenergy.us) Mullins Race Engines (www.mullinsraceengines.com) Out-Pace Race Products- “Sponsor of B-Mains”
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)

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