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Bloomington and Brownstown Next Up for Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series April 25 and April 26

American Modified SeriesGlasgow, KY-April 17, 2014- The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series will present its first doubleheader weekend of racing action with events number four and five of the 2014 racing season on Friday April 25 at Bloomington Speedway in Bloomington, IN for the 1st Annual J.B. Robinson Memorial and Saturday April 26 at Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, IN. The event at Bloomington on April 25 will pay $2,000 to win and $200 to start, while the event at Brownstown on April 26 will pay $1,500 to win and $200 to start.

The trip for the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series to Bloomington Speedway will mark the tour’s fourth trip to the Hoosier State ¼ mile red clay facility that has been racing since 1923. The four last visited Bloomington in 2011 and event winners that season were Ryan Thomas of Gosport, IN and Clint Demoss of Bloomington, IN, while John Demoss of Bloomington, IN (2010 series champion) won the tour’s first-ever trip to the track in 2010.

The trip by the Summit Racing Equipment American Modfiied Series to Brownstown Speedway will mark only the tour’s second ever visit to the ¼ mile Jackson County Fairgrounds facility that has been racing since 1952. Ryan Thomas of Gosport, IN was the winner of the series only trip to Brownstown back in July of 2009.

The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series will compete at Bloomington Speedway in Bloomington, IN on Friday April 25. The event will feature the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series in a full program of practice, A-B group time trials, qualifying heats, B-Mains, and the 30 lap, $2,000 to win/$200 to start 1st Annual J.B. Robinson A-Main. This event is being contested in memory of the late J.B. Robinson, who was a long-time supporter of the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series. Other divisions joining the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series at Bloomington Speedway on Friday April 25 will be the track’s Non-Wing Sprint Car, Super Stocks, and Hornet divisions.

The following evening, the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series will compete at Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, IN on Saturday April 26. The event will feature the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series in a full program of practice, A-B group time trials, qualifying heats, B-Mains, and the 30 lap, $1,500 to win/$200 to start Brownstown Speedway A-Main. Other divisions joining the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series at Brownstown Speedway on Saturday April 26 will be the Bowman Pro Late Models, along with the track’s Super Stock, Pure Stock, and Hornet divisions.

Activities for the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series event at Bloomington Speedway on Friday April 25 will see the pit area open at 4:30 p.m. and the general admission area open at 5:30 p.m. The drivers meeting will take place at 6:15 p.m., with practice starting at 6:30 p.m., and racing taking the green flag at 7:30 p.m. All times listed are Eastern Time. Ticket prices for the event at Bloomington Speedway in the general admission area will be $20 for adults, while a pit pass will be $30.

Activities for the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series event at Brownstown Speedway on Saturday April 26 will see the pit area and general admission area open at 3:00 p.m. The drivers meeting will take place at 5:15 p.m., with practice laps set for 5:30 p.m., followed immediately by time trials and green flag racing. All times are Eastern Time. Ticket prices for the event at Brownstown Speedway in the general admission area will be $15 for adults, while a pit pass will be the general admission price, plus $15 per person at the pit gate.

Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series Bloomington Speedway J.B. Robinson Memorial A-Main Payout: 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 through 22nd- $200 to start

Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series Brownstown Speedway Main Payout: 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 through 22nd- $200 to start

In addition, all patrons need to visit the souvenir area and stop by the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series Maxima Racing Oil Vending Area and pick up the official 2014 series t-shirt. Also, bring the children out and let them register to win a FREE bicycle courtesy of Tennessee RV Sales and Service and also pick up a FREE coloring book featuring drivers of the tour.

Bloomington Speedway is located at 5185 South Fairfax Road just outside of Bloomington, IN 47401. For more information about Bloomington Speedway, phone the track office at (812) 824-7400 or by social media at www.bloomingtonspeedway.com, on Facebook at facebook.com/pages/Bloomington-Speedway, and on Twitter @BloomSpeedway.

Brownstown Speedway is located at 476 East County Road 100 South (Hwy. 250), one mile outside of Brownstown, IN 47220. For more information on Brownstown Speedway, phone the track office at (812) 358-5332 or by social media at www.brownstownspeedway.com, on Facebook at facebook.com/brownatownspeedway, and on Twitter @BrownstownSpeed.
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 Shane Mugavin at (270) 576-6474 or by email at shane@mugavin.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.
2014 Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series Current Top Ten Point Standings
1. Roy Bruce, Jr. (Bloomington, IN)- 555
2. Ricky Tinch (Deer Lodge, TN)- 505
3. Lucas Lee (Paris, TN)- 435
4. Rick Weekly (Buffalo, IL)- 390
5. Matt Cooper (McKenzie, TN)- 385
6. Clayton Miller (Elkton, KY)- 375
7. Brandon Green (Walton, KY)- 360
8. Tyler Nicely (Owensboro, KY)- 335
9. Trent Young (Hopkinsville, KY)- 330
10. David McWilliams (Bethel, OH)- 325

Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series 2014 Racing Schedule March 15 (Saturday)- Clarksville Speedway (Clarksville, TN)- 30 laps/$1,500 to win/$200 to start- 10th Annual Tuckasee Toilet Bowl Classic: Lucas Lee-Paris, TN March 29 (Saturday)- Smoky Mountain Speedway (Maryville, TN)- 35 laps/$3,000 to win/$225 to start- 2nd Annual Spring Nationals presented by East Tennessee Auto Outlet: Kyle Strickler- Mooresville, NC April 11 (Friday)- Moler Raceway Park (Williamsburg, OH)- 30 laps/$1,500 to win/$200 to start: Devin Gilpin-Columbus, IN April 25 (Friday)- Bloomington Speedway (Bloomington, IN)- 30 laps/$2,000 to win/$200 to start- 1st Annual J.B. Robinson Memorial April 26 (Saturday)- Brownstown Speedway (Brownstown, IN)- 30 laps/$1,500 to win/$200 to start May 23 (Friday)- Farmer City Raceway (Farmer City, IL)- 30 laps/$1,500 to win/$200 to start May 24 (Saturday)- Fairbury American Legion Speedway (Fairbury, IL)- 30 laps/$2,064 to win/$200 to start- 1st Annual Gary Cook, Jr. Memorial May 25 (Sunday)- Vermillion County Speedway (Danville, IL)- 35 laps/$3,000 to win/$225 to start- 1st Annual Kim Henderson Memorial June 20 (Friday)- Moler Raceway Park (Williamsburg, OH)- 30 laps/$1,500 to win/$200 to start June 21 (Saturday)- Florence Speedway (Union, KY)- 30 laps/$1,500 to win/$200 to start July 12 (Saturday)- Western Kentucky Speedway (Nebo, KY)- 40 laps/$5,000 to win/$250 to start July 26 (Saturday)- Cedar Ridge Speedway (Morgantown, KY)- 30 laps/$1,500 to win/$200 to start- 2nd Annual Hope for Harlie Benefit Race August 29 (Friday)- Farmer City Raceway (Farmer City, IL)- 35 laps/$3,000 to win/$225 to start August 30 (Saturday)- Fairbury American Legion Speedway (Fairbury, IL)- 40 laps/$5,000 to win/$250 to start- 2nd Annual Casey’s Modified Nationals August 31 (Sunday)- Spoon River Speedway (Canton, IL)- 40 laps/$5,000 to win/$250 to start- Modified Fall Nationals September 13 (Saturday)- Western Kentucky Speedway (Nebo, KY)- 40 laps/$5,000 to win/$250 to start September 27 (Saturday)- Cedar Ridge Speedway (Morgantown, KY)- 30 laps/$1,500 to win/$200 to start October 25 (Saturday)- Florence Speedway (Union, KY)- 40 laps/$5,000 to win/$250 to start- 5th Annual Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series Championship

Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series 2014 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 *Crane Cams Ignition Systems- (www.cranecams.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 *Something Inked- (www.somethinginked.com) “Official Merchandise Vendor” of the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series *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 2014 Marketing Partners *AFCO Racing Shocks (www.afcoracing.com) *Bad Fast Race Chassis (www.734dirt.com) *Bandit Race Cars (www.banditracecars.net) *Bilstein (www.bilsteinus.com) *Bob Pierce Race Cars (www.bobpierceracecars.com) *Bob Poynter GM (www.bobpoynter.com) *Boknecht Trucking *Dale Meers Race Engines *DASCO Racing Supply *Dyers Top Rods (www.dyersrods.com) *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) *Jay Dickens Race Engines (www.jaydickens.com) *Lightning Chassis (www.lightningchassis.com) *Maximum Energy Development *Mullins Race Engines (www.mullinsraceengines.com) *PRO Shocks (www.proshocks.com) *RACEceiver (www.raceceiver.com) *Stealth Racewear (www.stealthracesuits.com)- Sponsor of B-Mains”
*Tennessee RV Sales and Services (www.tennesseerv.com)- “Bicycle Sponsor for children’s giveaway at each event”
*UMP Dirt Car (www.umpracing.com)
*Wick Oil Company (www.wickoil.com)
*Wiles Driveshafts (www.wilesdriveshafts.com)- “Sponsor of Heat Race #2”
*Williams Precision Engines (www.wpespeedshop.com)

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

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