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Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series 5th Annual Series Championship Event at Florence Speedway on October 25

American Modified SeriesGlasgow, KY-October 9, 2014- The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series will conclude its 2014 campaign with the 5th Annual Series Championship Event at Florence Speedway in Union, KY on Saturday October 25. This event is always a crowd pleaser and will see many of the region’s top Open Wheel Modified pilots in competition, culminating with a 40 lap, $5,000 to win win, $250 to start A-Main event.

The trip for the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series to Florence Speedway will be the tour’s seventh visit to the track that will be hosting the series championship event for the third consecutive season. Previous winners at Florence Speedway include Brandon Green of Walton, KY (2014), Brian Ruhlman of Clarklake, MI (2013), Devin Gilpin of Columbus, IN (2012 and 2013), Rick Aukland of Zanesville, OH (2012), and Matt Hamilton of Aurora, IN (2011). Green is the most recent series winner at the track, while Ruhlman is the defending event champion.

Activities will begin on Friday October 24 as there will be an open practice session for Super Late Models and Modifieds that evening, along with a full program of racing action for the track’s Pure Stock and Hornet divisions. The pit area will open at 4:00 p.m., with the general admission area open at 6:00 p.m., with practice laps set to begin at 6:30 p.m. Ticket prices on Friday October 24 in the general admission area will be $5 for adults, while a pit pass will be $20.

The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series will then be in competition at Florence Speedway in Union, KY on Saturday October 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 40 lap, $5,000 to win/$250 to start 5th Annual Series Championship A-Main contest. Other divisions joining the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series at Florence Speedway will be the track’s Super Late Model division in competition in the track’s Fall 50 event, that will pay $5,000 to win for Super Late Models that evening as well.

Activities for the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series event at Florence Speedway on Saturday October 25 will see the pit area open at 4:00 p.m. and general admission area open at 4:30 p.m. Practice is slated to begin at 5:00 p.m., followed immediately by time trials, with racing set to take the green flag at 6:30 p.m. All times listed are Eastern Time. Ticket prices for the event at Florence Speedway in the general admission area will be $25 for adults, children ages 6 to 11 is $3, and children ages 5 and under are free, while a pit pass will be $36.

Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series October 25 Florence Speedway 5th Annual Series Championship A-Main Payout: 1st- $5,000, 2nd- $2,500, 3rd- $1,500, 4th- $800, 5th- $650, 6th- $600, 7th- $550, 8th- $500, 9th- $450, 10th- $400, 11th- $375, 12th- $350, 13th- $325, 14th- $285, 15th- $265, 16th through 22nd- $250 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.

Florence Speedway is located at 12234 US 42, Walton, KY 41094. For more information about Florence Speedway, contact the track office at (859) 485-7591 or via social media at the internet webpage www.florencespeedway.com, on Twitter @FlorenceSpdwy, and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/florencespeedway.

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 (NOTE: These are the tour points after the three drops and the final race at Florence cannot count as a drop)
1. Jeff Curl (Forrest, IL)- 2,420
2. Victor Lee (Danville, KY)- 2,205
3. Brian Shaw (Robinson, IL)- 2,130
4. Roy Bruce, Jr. (Bloomington, IN)- 2,070
5. David McWilliams (Bethel, OH)- 1,940
6. Devin Gilpin (Columbus, IN)- 1,445
7. Jacob Poel (Spring Lake, MI)- 1,290
8. Matt Mevert (Steeleville, IL)- 1,115
9. Brandon Green (Walton, KY)- 1,105
10. Rick Weekly (Buffalo, IL)- 1,100

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 April 5 (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: Devin Gilpin-Columbus, IN April 26 (Saturday)- Brownstown Speedway (Brownstown, IN)- 30 laps/$1,500 to win/$200 to start: Devin Gilpin-Columbus, IN May 23 (Friday)- Farmer City Raceway (Farmer City, IL)- 30 laps/$1,500 to win/$200 to start: Jacob Poel- Spring Lake, MI May 24 (Saturday)- Fairbury American Legion Speedway (Fairbury, IL)- 30 laps/$2,064 to win/$200 to start- 1st Annual Gary Cook, Jr. Memorial: Jacob Poel-Spring Lake, MI May 25 (Sunday)- Vermillion County Speedway (Danville, IL)- 35 laps/$3,000 to win/$225 to start- 1st Annual Kim Henderson Memorial: Devin Gilpin-Columbus, IN June 20 (Friday)- Moler Raceway Park (Williamsburg, OH)- 30 laps/$1,500 to win/$200 to start: Rainout June 21 (Saturday)- Florence Speedway (Union, KY)- 30 laps/$1,500 to win/$200 to start: Brandon Green-Walton, KY July 12 (Saturday)- Western Kentucky Speedway (Nebo, KY)- 40 laps/$5,000 to win/$250 to start: Trent Young- Hopkinsville, KY July 26 (Saturday)- Cedar Ridge Speedway (Morgantown, KY)- 30 laps/$1,500 to win/$200 to start- 2nd Annual Hope for Harlie Benefit Race: Brian Shaw- Robinson, IL August 29 (Friday)- Farmer City Raceway (Farmer City, IL)- 35 laps/$3,000 to win/$225 to start: RAINOUT August 30 (Saturday)- Fairbury American Legion Speedway (Fairbury, IL)- 40 laps/$5,000 to win/$250 to start- 2nd Annual Casey’s Modified Nationals: Mike Harrison-Highland, IL August 31 (Sunday)- Spoon River Speedway (Canton, IL)- 50 laps/$5,000 to win/$250 to start- Modified Fall Nationals: Jacob Poel-Spring Lake, MI September 13 (Saturday)- Western Kentucky Speedway (Nebo, KY)- 40 laps/$5,000 to win/$250 to start: Clayton Miller-Elkton, KY September 27 (Saturday)- Cedar Ridge Speedway (Morgantown, KY)- 30 laps/$1,500 to win/$200 to start: Brian Shaw-Robinson, IL 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)

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