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Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series Returns to Action Memorial Day Weekend in Illinois May 23-26

A busy weekend awaits the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series with four consecutive nights of action-packed racing. The tour will visit Tri-City Speedway, Farmer City Raceway, Fairbury Speedway, and Fayette County Speedway Thursday, May 23rd – Sunday, May 26th.

 

The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series will visit Tri-City Speedway in Pontoon Beach, IL on Thursday May 23rd. Tri-City Speedway’s “Thursday Night Thunder” will the see the tour in competition with a full program of practice/A-B group time trials, qualifying heat races, B-Mains, and the 30-lap, $2,000 to win/$200 to start A-Main event. Other divisions joining the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series in action at Tri City Speedway will be B-Mods ($1,000 to win) and Crate Late Models ($1,000 to win). Entry fee for the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series is $50. All drivers that start a B-Main, but do not transfer to the A-Main will receive $50 tow money.

 

Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series A-Main Purse at Tri-City Speedway on May 23, 2019:

 

1st $2,000 2nd $1,000 3rd $650 4th $550 5th $500 6th $400 7th $375 8th $350 9th $325 10th $300 11th $240 12th $235 13th $230 14th $225 15th – 22nd $200

 

Activities at Tri City Speedway on Thursday, May 23rd will see the pit area open at 3:00 P.M and the general admission area open at 5:30 P.M. The driver’s meeting will be at 6:00 P.M with practice laps set to begin at 6:30 P.M followed by time trials and green flag racing. All times are CST. Ticket prices at Tri City Speedway in the general admission area is $15 for adults (kids 12 years and younger are free) and pit area admission is $35 for adults (kids 12 years and younger are $15).

 

The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series will visit Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, IL on Friday May 24th. The tour will be in competition with a full program of practice, A-B group time trials, qualifying heats, B Mains, and a 30 lap, $2,000 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 24th will be the track’s Super Late Model, Pro Late Model, and Street Stock divisions. Entry fee for the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series is $50. All drivers that start a B-Main, but do not transfer to the A-Main, will receive $50 tow money.

 

Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series A-Main Purse at Farmer City Raceway on May 24, 2019:

 

1st $2,000 2nd $1,000 3rd $650 4th $550 5th $500 6th $400 7th $375 8th $350 9th $325 10th $300 11th $240 12th $235 13th $230 14th $225 15th – 22nd $200

 

Activities for the Friday, May 24th event at Farmer City Raceway will see the pit area and general admission area open at 4:00 p.m. The drivers meeting will be at 6:15 p.m., with practice laps set to start at 6:30 p.m., followed immediately by time trials at 7:00 p.m. and green flag racing at 7:30 p.m. All times CST. Ticket prices for Farmer City Raceway on Friday May 24th in the general admission area will be $15 for adults, while a pit pass will be $30.

 

The following evening on Saturday May 25th the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series will visit Fairbury American Legion Speedway in Fairbury, IL. The tour will be in competition with a full program of practice, A-B group time trials, qualifying heats, B Mains, and a 30 lap, $2,000 to win/$225 to start A-Main event. Other divisions joining the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series in action at FALS on Saturday May 25th will be Super Late Models, Pro (Crate) Late Models, Street Stocks, and Sportsman. Entry fee for the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series is $50. All drivers that start a B-Main, but do not transfer to the A-Main, will receive $90 tow money.

 

Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series A-Main Purse at Fairbury Speedway on May 25, 2019:

 

1st $2,000 2nd $1,000 3rd $750 4th $500 5th $400 6th $375 7th $350 8th $325 9th $300 10th $275 11th $250 12th – 23rd $225

 

Activities for the Saturday May 25th event at Fairbury American Legion Speedway will see the pit area open at 12:00 p.m. The general admission area Gate 2 will open at 2:00 p.m. and Gate 1 at 5:00 p.m. The drivers meeting will be at 5:15 p.m., with practice laps set to begin at 5:45 p.m., followed by time trials at 6:15 p.m., followed immediately by green flag racing at 7:00 p.m. All times CST. Ticket prices for FALS on Saturday May 26th in the general admission area will be $20 for adults while a pit pass will be $35.

 

The weekend concludes on Sunday May 26th at Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown, IL. The tour will be in competition with a full program of practice, A-B group time trials, qualifying heats, B Mains, and a 35 lap, $3,000 to win/$250 to start A-Main event. Sunday, May 26th also marks the A-Main make-up event from the April 13th postponement. The April 13th A-Main make-up event will pay $2,000 to win and will be the first racing event on Sunday night. Also, joining the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series in action at Fayette County Speedway on Sunday May 26th will be the track’s Hornet, Street Stock, B-Mod, and team-car divisions. Entry fee for the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series is $50. All drivers that start a B-Main, but do not transfer to the A-Main, will receive $50 tow money.

 

Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series A-Main Purse at Fayette County Speedway on May 26, 2019:

 

1st $3,000 2nd $1,500 3rd $700 4th $600 5th $550 6th $450 7th $425 8th $400 9th $375 10th $350 11th $275 12th $250 13th $240 14th $235 15th $225 16th – 22th $200

 

Activities for the Sunday May 26th event at Fayette County Speedway will see the pit area open at 12:00 p.m. and general admission area open at 4:00 p.m. The drivers meeting will be at 5:30 p.m., with practice laps set to begin at 6:00 p.m., followed immediately by time trials and green flag racing. All times CST. Ticket prices for Fayette County on Sunday May 26th in the general admission area will be $15 for adult and a pit pass will be $35.

 

As a special bonus, the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series has teamed up with RacinDirt.com to broadcast all four events this upcoming weekend. RacinDirt.com was started in the fall of 2010 by co-owners Austin Krueger and Trenton Berry. Both Austin and Trenton bring unique qualifications to the company and have worked together on various projects in the past. Austin has a knack for all things technical, as well as a keen eye for video editing and production. With a background in sales and marketing, radio experience, internet broadcasting, and a passion for racing Trenton has been working in the industry for the past several years. The company provides in depth coverage of the sport as well as valuable services to racers and promoters. If you cannot join the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series in person this weekend, visit https://racindirt.com/live/ to purchase the pay-per-view events this upcoming weekend!

2019 Tire Rule

 

Under the guideline of the 2019 DIRTcar UMP Modified rules, only tires approved for DIRTcar competition are the Hoosier: M-30S and M-60 compounds in the DIRTcar plated tire 26.5/8.0/15 or 27.5/8.0/15. The maximum width of the tire will be 9 inches. The M-60 may be used as a right rear option tire. NO GROOVING ALLOWED. Siping permitted on M-30 and M-60.

 

Tri City Speedway is located at 5100 Nameoki Rd in Pontoon Beach, IL 62040. For more information about Tri City Speedway, visit social media outlets at www.tricityspeedway.net, on Twitter @TriCity11, and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TriCitySpeedway.

 

Farmer City Raceway is located at 850 North Grove Street in Farmer City, IL 61842. For more information about Farmer City Raceway, visit social media at www.farmercityracing.com, on Twitter @FarmerCityRacin, and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FarmerCityRaceway.

 

Fairbury American Legion Speedway is located at 600 South Third Street in Fairbury, IL 61739. For more information about Fairbury’s American Legion Speedway, visit social media at www.fairburyspeedway.com, on Twitter @legionspeedway, and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/AmericanLegionSpeedway.

 

Fayette County Speedway is located 322 West Cumberland Road in Brownstown, IL 62418. For more information about Fayette County Speedway, visit social media outlets at www.fayettecospeedway.com and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/BrownstownIL/Fayette-County-Speedway.

 

The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series presents UMP Dirt Car Modified sanctioned dirt track entertainment at racing venues throughout Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri and Ohio. For more information concerning the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series, contact series race director Tim Wolfe at (270) 576-6474 or by email at wolfpackracing03@gmail.com

 

For the latest breaking news concerning the American Modified Series, including the latest series standings, 2019 tour schedule, and more visit the official website at www.americanmodifiedseries.com

 

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Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series Upcoming 2019 Schedule of Events

 

  • May 23 (Thursday) Tri City Speedway (Pontoon Beach, IL): 30 Laps | $2,000 to win | $200 to start
  • May 24 (Friday) Farmer City Raceway (Farmer City, IL): 30 Laps | $2,000 to win | $200 to start
  • May 25 (Saturday) Fairbury American Legion Speedway (Fairbury, IL): 30 Laps | $2,000 to win | $225 to start
  • May 26 (Sunday) Fayette County Speedway (Brownstown, IL): 30 Laps | $2,000 to win | $200 to start
  • June 1 (Saturday) Brownstown Speedway (Brownstown, IN): 30 Laps | $2,000 to win | $200 to start
  • June 15 (Saturday) Atomic Speedway (Waverly, OH): 30 Laps | $1,500 to win | $200 to start
  • July 11 (Thursday) Tri City Speedway (Pontoon Beach, IL): 30 Laps | $2,000 to win | $200 to start-
  • July 12 (Friday) Tri City Speedway (Pontoon Beach, IL): 30 Laps | $2,000 to win | $200 to start
  • July 19 (Friday) Cedar Ridge Speedway (Morgantown, KY): 30 Laps | $1,500 to win | $150 to start | Annual Hope for Harlie Benefit Race
  • July 20 (Saturday) Cedar Ridge Speedway (Morgantown, KY): 40 Laps | $6,000 to win | $1,000 to start | Annual Hope for Harlie Benefit Race
  • August 3 (Saturday) Muskingum County Raceway (Zanesville, OH): 30 Laps | $2,000 to win | $200 to start
  • August 24 (Saturday) St Francois County Raceway (Farmington, MO): 30 Laps | $2,000 to win | $200 to start
  • August 29 (Thursday) Tri City Speedway (Pontoon Beach, IL): 30 Laps | $2,000 to win | $200 to start
  • August 30 (Friday) Farmer City Raceway (Farmer City, IL): 35 Laps | $3,000 to win | $200 to start
  • August 31 (Saturday) Fairbury American Legion Speedway (Fairbury, IL): 40 laps | $5,000 to win Twin Features
  • September 1 (Sunday) Fayette County Speedway (Brownstown, IL): 40 Laps | $5,000 to win | $250 to start
  • September 27 (Friday) Tri City Speedway (Pontoon Beach, IL):  35 Laps | $5,000 to win | $250 to start | 14th Annual Summit Racing Equipment Modified Mania | 10th Annual American Modified Series Championship Weekend

 

 

Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series 2019 Official Sponsors

 

  • Summit Racing Equipment: “Title Sponsor for the American Modified Series and Sponsor of Heat Race #1”
  • ALLSTAR Performance: “Official Hard Charger of the Race” Award Sponsor at all Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series events
  • FAST Fuel/Air/Spark/Technology: “Official Ignition System” of the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series and Sponsor of Heat Race #4”
  • KBC Graphics: “Official Graphics Company” of the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series
  • Maxima Racing Oil: “Official Oil” of the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series and Tough Fifth Place Award Sponsor
  • Quick Car Racing Products: “$100 Fast Qualifier Award” at all Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series events
  • VP Racing Fuels: “Official Race Fuel” of the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series
  • Wilwood: “Official Brakes” of the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series and “Lucky 7” Award Sponsor

 

Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series 2019 Marketing Partners

  • Bandit Race Cars
  • Fast Shafts (“Sponsor of Heat Race #3”)
  • Fox Shocks
  • Hooker Harness (6th Place Award)
  • Hoosier Tire Midwest
  • Hypercoils (“Sponsor of Heat Race #2”)
  • Impressive Race Cars
  • Maximum Energy Development
  • Mullins Race Engines
  • Out-Pace Race Products (Official B-Mains Sponsor)
  • PEM Racing (12th Place Award)
  • Print Worx
  • RACEceiver
  • RacinDirt
  • UMP Dirt Car

 

Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series Top Ten Point Standings after 05/18/19

 

POS        CAR #    DRIVER NAME   POINTS

1              1s            Brian Shaw         400

2              K7           Gabriel Kirtley   375

3              10y         Trent Young       370

4              22           Josh Harris           360

5              19m       Matt Markham 300

6              81c         Chris Cole            290

7              81           Mark Cole           280

8              7L            Richie Lex            265

9              25           Tyler Nicely         260

10           18L         Michael Long     260

 

 

 

Chris Westerfield (AMS)

 

Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series
P.O. Box 1741
Glasgow, KY 42142
www.americanmodifiedseries.com

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