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American Modified Series Drops 2021 Season Schedule
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(January 19, 2021) – The officials of the American Modified Series are excited to announce the 2021 race season schedule. The series, as everyone else in the racing industry, had a trying 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For this reason, the AMS family is excited to get back to normal and do some serious racing in 2021. Some special events including a Tim Wolfe Memorial Race have been planned. With over 24 race nights on the schedule, in 5 different states, there is a lot of diversity in venues that will make it an exciting season.
The series will start the year off at the Farmer City Raceway as part of the World of Outlaws “Illini 100” weekend. The best drivers in the Midwest will be looking to kick off their race seasons at Farmer City.
The tour will invade several venues multiple times in 2021. Moler Raceway Park, Florence Speedway, and Cedar Ridge Speedway all find multiple races on the schedule. We will see the traditional Memorial Day Illinois weekend with a Friday night at Farmer City followed by two consecutive nights at Fayette County Speedway with a finale paying $3,000 to win.
The next big weekend for the American Modified Series will take place June 25 & 26 at Circle City Raceway, a new venue just outside of Indianapolis. They will host a Friday and Saturday night double dip paying $2,000 and $3,000 to win.
In July, the series will return to Fayette County Speedway to kick-off a big Fourth of July weekend for $3,000 to win. The next night, July 4th the series will celebrate the nation’s birthday at Circle City Speedway for $2,000 to win.
July will be a busy month with some great money on the line. On July 10th, the tour will stop at Richmond Raceway for one of the biggest prizes of the year paying $5,000 to win. The next weekend the Annual Hope for Harlie event will return to Cedar Ridge Speedway for a two-night special event. The big weekend will wrap up at the Terre Haute Action Track for the 1st Annual Tim Wolfe Memorial to honor the late Tim Wolfe, whom we lost in 2020. Tim was the series race director the past few seasons and dedicated his life to racing his entire life.
On Labor Day weekend the tour will make its third weekend stop to the Farmer City Raceway for two consecutive nights and wrap the weekend up at Fayette County Speedway with a hefty $5,000 prize.
Three final nights of racing will take place in October. The inaugural “Hoosier Harvest Shootout” will take place October 15 & 16 at Circle City Raceway. The series looks forward to the event with preliminary action on Friday and a $4,000 to win finale on Saturday. More details on this event will be given soon. The series will once again crown its series champion at Florence Speedway during the Fall Fling.
Tyler Nicely, the 2020 series champion, will look to hold on to his two-year reign with a lot of hungry drivers gunning for him. Series owners Dewayne Ragland and Susie Stall are excited to kick off the 2021 season. Del Bohle joins the AMS team as the race director for the new year. They are happy with the amazing schedule they have assembled for 2021 and look forward to seeing you at the track!
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