Inaugural KLMS 99 Rapidly Approaching

jdearing

Administrator
Staff member
(CALVERT CITY, KENTUCKY) The Kentucky Lake Motor Speedway is gearing up for
the inaugural ‘99’ event, which is scheduled for May 5-7 at the
state-of-the-art facility in southwestern Kentucky. Drivers from around the
country will be on hand for the $24,999 to win, $1,999 to start event. A
driver’s list will be released closer to the race date.

The exciting weekend of Dirt Late Model competition will kick off on
Thursday evening, May 5, with an open practice session. Qualifying and heat
races are slated for Friday, with consolation events and the 99-lap feature
event scheduled for Saturday. Gates will open at 12 Noon on all three days.
Also on the race card with the Dirt Late Models on Friday will be the UMP
Open Wheel Modifieds and the Steel Block Late Models. On Saturday evening,
the UMP Open Wheel Modified, Steel Block Late Model, Pure Stock, and
4-Cylinder classes will also be in action.

Admission prices for each of the three days are as follows:
Thursday
Pit Gate: $15.00
(Grandstands will be closed in order to keep facility clean and to prepare
food for weekend)

Friday
Pit Gate: $30.00
General Admission: $20.00
Kids 5-12: $5.00
Kids Under 5: FREE
(There will be a live band on Friday night after the races for fans and
racers to enjoy)

Saturday
Pit Gate: $35.00
General Admission: $20.00
Kids 5-12: $5.00
Kids Under 5: FREE
(There will be two-day pit passes available for $60.00)

The first annual ’99’ will be a UMP-sanctioned event and will feature a 20,
40, and D55 tire rule. The Stacker2 World of Outlaws Late Model Series is
offering double points to any driver that attends the ‘99’. Tires, parts,
and fuel will be available at the track all three days.

The $99,000 purse is distributed as follows:
1 - $24,999
2 - $12,000
3 - $8,000
4 - $6,500
5 - $6,000
6 - $5,000
7 - $4,000
8 - $3,500
9 - $3,250
10 - $3,000
11 - $2,800
12 - $2,600
13 - $2,500
14 - $2,400
15 - $2,300
16-20 - $1,999

Drivers can still pre-enter for the event by filling out the form located at
the KLMS website at www.klms.com. There is a $175 entry fee if postmarked
before May 1 and a $199 entry fee after that date.

The 3/8-mile, high-banked clay oval is conveniently located off of I-24 at
Exit 27 in Calvert City, KY. Plenty of parking and designated camping is
available with no hook-ups. Lawn chairs are also welcomed at the facility.
For more information concerning KLMS and the ‘99’ event, point your web
browser to www.klms.com.

AREA LODGING:
Super 8 of Calvert City
3503 U.S. Hwy.62 - Calvert City, KY 42029
270-395-5566
877-395-5566
Fax: 270-395-5836
super8@vci.net
www.super8.com

Microtel Inn & Suites
1017 Dover Road - Grand Rivers, KY 42025
270-928-2740
Fax: 270.928.3220
www.microtelinnky.com

Inn by the Lake
2184 U.S. Highway 62 - Gilbertsville, KY 42044
270-362-4278
1-877-360-4278
Fax: 270-442-5810
www.innbythelakeky.com

Bel-Air Motel
7428 U.S. Hwy 641N - Gilbertsville, KY 42044
270-362-4254
www.belairmotel.com

Gingerwood Lodge
6708 Hwy 641 N - Gilbertsville, KY 42044
270-362-8024
Fax: 270-362-8290
www.gingerwoodlodges.com

Moors Resort & Marina
570 Moors Rd. - Gilbertsville, KY 42044
270-362-8361
Fax: 270-362-7712
www.moorsresort.com

Media Contact: Ryan Delph – Delph Communications
www.delphcommunications.com
 




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