By Jimmy Dearing – Pontoon Beach, IL (October 17th, 2018) After a week off last weekend after the spectacular Summit Racing Equipment Mod Mania, Tri-City Speedway returns to action this weekend with the 4th Annual Willie’s Tire B-Mod Bash!
Things kick off with open practice on Thursday, October 18th from 6:30pm till 9:00pm.
Then on Friday, October 19th, the B-Mods will run a full show paying $3,000 to win. Also in action on Friday will be UMP Super Late Models paying $1,500 to win and UMP Modifieds paying $1,000 to win!
Action returns on Saturday, October 20th with the B-Mods paying $4,000 to win. Also in action on Saturday will be the UMP Pro Late Models paying $1,000 to win and UMP Modifieds paying $1,000 to win!
Tri-City Speedway is proud to have Summit Racing Equipment come on board for the B-Mod Bash with has allow the purse to significantly increase over last year’s event. Each night pays $200 to start in the 26 car feature event.
A-One Towing will also be sponsoring a $1,000 to win Tug-A-War on Saturday, October 20th. There will be 16 teams of 5 persons in a single elimination format. Pre-sign up with Tammy Gundaker with your team name and team members.
B-Mods are non-sanctioned and do not require any sanctioning body license to be eligible to compete. Super Late Models, Pro Late Models & Modifieds will run under UMP DIRTcar rules, but since the point season is over for UMP DIRTcar, no license is required to compete in those divisions either.
The 3 day event outline and classes:
Thursday, Oct 18th
Open Practice to all classes 6:30pm – 9:00pm
(All divisions are welcome to practice on Thursday)
Friday, Oct 19th
B-Modifieds – $3,000 with $200 to start
UMP Late Models – $1,500
UMP Modifieds – $1,000
Saturday, Oct 20th
B-Modifieds $4,000 with $200 to start
UMP Modifieds $1,000
UMP Crate Late Models $1,000
Ticket Prices & Gates Times:
Thursday: FREE for General Admission (Open Practice)
Friday/Saturday: Adults $20
Kids 12 & Under FREE
Front Gate Opens on Thursday for Practice 5:30
Front Gate Opens on Friday/Saturday: 5:00
Thursday: $20 (Open Practice)
Pit Gates Opens on Thursday for Practice: 5:30
Pit Gates Open Friday: 3:00
Pit Gates Open Saturday: Noon
B-Modifieds $50 each day
NO entry Fee: Modifieds/Late Models/Crate Late Models
B-Modified Friday, Oct 19th Event Purse:
1. $3,000, 2. $1,500, 3. $700, 4. $450, 5. $400, 6. $350, 7. $320, 8. $310, 9. $300, 10. $290, 11. $280, 12. $270, 13. $260, 14. $250, 15. $240, 16. $230, 17. $220, 18. $210, 19. $200, 20. $200, 21. $200, 22. $200, 23. $200, 24. $200 25. $200 26. $200
B-Modified Saturday, Oct 20th Event Purse:
1. $4,000, 2. $2,000, 3. $1,000, 4. $500, 5. $400, 6. $350, 7. $320, 8. $310, 9. $300, 10. $290, 11. $280, 12. $270, 13. $260, 14. $250, 15. $240, 16. $230, 17. $220, 18. $210, 19. $200, 20. $200, 21. $200, 22. $200, 23. $200, 24. $200 25. $200 26. $200
B-Modifieds will Tech each night starting at 3:00pm (all driver’s need to report to back chute)
**** Any driver found Illegal after passing tech inspection will be done for that night’s event****
Based on 80 cars
B Modifieds Open Hot Laps
8 Heats – 10 cars in heat – 8 laps – Passing Points
(1 ½ points for every car passed from original starting posting – points will NOT be taken away if a driver moves back positions only forward)
Top 40 in passing points after heats will go to (4) Qualifiers – 10 cars in each Qualifier – 8 laps
Qualifiers will be an invert from numbers `1-6 drawn by the winner of the last heat on the front stretch
After Qualifiers the top 16 in combined passing points from the Heats and the Qualifiers will be locked into the A Main. Top point guy starts on the pole.
Positions 17th on back from combined passing points will make up (4) B-Mains (10 Laps)
The 17th position starts on the pole of the first B Main and so on taking the top 2 from each B-Main to the A Main.
A Main Feature line up 26 cars
Top 16 in overall combined points from the Heats and Qualifiers
8 cars from (4) B Mains – Top 2 from each
2 Tri City Provisionals:
25th Starter – Track Member Points if ran 75% of the year
26th Starter – Top overall passing point driver not in
$50 Entry Fee each night … $40 Tow to all drivers not making A Main. (All driver’s get paid)
Feature Laps for B-Modifieds:
Friday: 30 Laps
Saturday: 40 Laps
The B-Mods will follow the Tri-City Speedway track rules as listed below:
Tri City Track Rules
1 – WEIGHT:
GM602 SEALED CRATE MOTOR…..2400lbs after race w/driver
OPEN MOTOR…..2400lbs after race w/driver
Must Add 50lbs for Bert, Brinn or Falcon Transmission
****4-Bar cars must add 100lbs****
2 – ENGINES:
Cast Iron Block & Heads ONLY! No Aluminum Blocks or Heads Allowed!
NO Roller Camshafts or Rev-Kits will be Allowed!
NO Dry Sump Oil Systems
NO Altering are Machining on the outside of Engine Block, Heads or Intake
NO Tri-Y Headers!
3 – CARBURETORS:
Gauge Legal Holley 4412 500 2-Barrel – NO AEROSALS! Choke Horn MUST remain stock!
HP or XP Carburetors Will Not Be Allowed!
ALL PARTS MUST REMAIN STOCK, NO GRINDING OR POLISHING OF ANY KIND!
Casting Line at Venturi Must Be Present!
NO SUPERBOWLS!! Aftermarket Metering Block will be Allowed
Holley 80541-1 650 4-Barrel on Crate Motor ONLY!
4 – FUEL:
PUMP GAS, E-85, Alcohol or Race Gas!
NO Nitrous or Fuel Additives of any kind Allowed!
5 – FUEL CELL:
Contained fuel cells only, fuel cells to be securely mounted in trunk area, using minimum (2) 2″x 1/8″ flat steel straps & 3/8” bolts.
NO PICKUP TUBES or FITTINGS OF ANY KIND ALLOWED ON THE SIDE OF THE FUEL CELL!
6 – TIRES &WHEELS:
Hoosier E-Mod 26.5 or 27.5….A, A-40s, H, M-30, M-60 or Hoosier IMCA ONLY!
Grooving & Siping will be Allowed!
NO Altering Allowed Softening or Chemical!
Any Steel Wheel 8” MAXIMUM, Beadlocks will be Allowed on the Right Side ONLY!
7 – REARENDS & DRIVESHAFT:
Quickchange Rearends will be allowed, MUST CLAIM THE GEAR YOU ARE RUNNING!
You cannot change gear during that evening’s event!
2 Cover nuts must be drilled for a wire seal!
DRIVESHAFTS MUST BE STEEL, NO ALUMINUM or CARBON FIBER!
8 – SHOCKS..BUMP STOPS/BUMP SPRINGS:
ANY STEEL SHOCK WILL BE ALLOWED, NO EXTERNAL ADJUSTABLE or BULB-TYPE SHOCKS will be ALLOWEDl
NO BUMP STOPS or BUMP SPRINGS of ANY KIND ALLOWED at ANYTIME! $100 CLAIM ON ANY SHOCK AT ANYTIME!
9 – BODIES:
A 5” Rear Spoiler will be Allowed
ALL OTHER BODY & CHASSIS RULES WILL BE THE SAME AS THE
BASIC UMP A-MOD RULES! Left Side Door to Firewall must be Enclosed!
10 – SEATS:
Approved aluminum racing seat mandatory. Seat must be secured to cage assembly using four (4) grade eight bolts with lock nuts,
no less than three eighths (3/8) inch diameter. If NOT running a containment seat a Window net on the drivers side will be Mandatory, must be quick release.
11 – SEAT BELTS:
Five point, three inch, approved safety harness mandatory (6 point-double anti sub belt recommended).
Manufacturers date tag must show 1/16 or newer. If date tag is not present, belts must be replaced. Belts must be secured to cage assembly.
For tab mount belts, one half (1/2) inch diameter, grade eight bolts and lock nuts must be used.
12 – SUITS & HELMETS:
Approved NOMEX drivers suit mandatory. Full face SNELL approved (SA-2000) or newer helmets mandatory.
MOTORCYCLE HELMETS (M-95) WILL NOT BE ALLOWED.
RACING GLOVES WILL BE MANDATORY!
For more information or questions please contact Kevin Gundaker 636-795-0052 or Tammy Gundaker 636-448-9111