Highway 3 Raceway postpones season opener to May 5

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  1. jdearing

    jdearing Administrator Staff Member

    ALLISON, Iowa (April 21) – Due to inclement weather, officials at the Highway 3 Raceway in Allison, Iowa, have postponed the “Welcome Back” season opener to Saturday, May 5.

    Although it will be two weeks later than planned, the big guaranteed payouts for the season opening event will move with it. USRA A-Mods and USRA Stock Cars will each pay $1,000 to win, USRA B-Mods will race for a $750 top prize and the USRA Hobby Stock feature winner will pocket $500.

    The following payouts have been posted for the season-opening event on May 5:

    USRA A-Mods: 1. $1000, 2. $700, 3. $500, 4. $400, 5. $300, 6. $250, 7. $200, 8. $175, 9. $150, 10. $130, 11. $120, 12. $110, 13-24. $100, Tow $60.

    USRA Stock Cars: 1. $1000, 2. $500, 3. $400, 4. $300, 5. $200, 6. $175, 7. $150, 8. $130, 9. $115, 10. $100, 11. $90, 12. $80, 13-24. $75, Tow $50.

    USRA B-Mods: 1. $750, 2. $400, 3. $300, 4. $250, 5. $200, 6. $150, 7. $130, 8. $110, 9. $100, 10. $90, 11. $80, 12. $75, 13. $70, 14. $65, 15. $60, 16. $55, 17-24. $50, Tow $40.

    USRA Hobby Stocks: 1. $600, 2. $400, 3. $300, 4. $200, 5. $170, 6. $140, 7. $110, 8. $100, 9. $90, 10. $80, 11. $75, 12. $70, 13. $65, 14. $60, 15. $55, 16-24. $50, Tow $35.

    There is no entry fee in any of the four divisions.

    Pits will open at 4 p.m., grandstand gates open at 5 and hot laps begin at 6 with racing to follow. Adult grandstand tickets are $10, kids ages 6-12 are $3 and children under 6 get in for free. Pit passes are $25.

    USRA A-Mods will compete for a track points fund worth up to $1,500 to the champion at season’s end. USRA Stock Cars will compete for $600 to win the points battle while USRA B-Mods and USRA Hobby Stocks will each square off for a $500 top prize as the 2012 track champion.


    The USRA A-Mods will utilize the “alternative” rules package for Modifieds, while all other USRA rules will apply to all four classes.

    The Highway 3 Raceway is located 0.3 miles north of SR 3 on S. Main St. (at the Butler County Fairgrounds). For more information check out www.highway3raceway.com online. You can also like Highway 3 Raceway on Facebook at www.facebook.com/highway3raceway or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/highway3raceway (@Highway3Raceway).

    To learn more about the USRA, visit www.usraracing.com.

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