160 teams competed in the opening night of the Southern Challenge and
IMCA Southern Sport Mod Nationals at Abilene Speedway on Thursday night.
top 5 feature finishers last night in the Mods, SSM & SC are locked
into the inside 5 rows of Saturday night's championship features. The
next 5 finishers are locked into the inside 5 rows of Saturday night's
Drivers that only planned to race on Friday and
Saturday can do so, without penalty, and can still start on the front
row outside of their respective divisions championship feature race by
winning the qualifying feature tonight.
By finishing in the top 5
of tonight's program, it will lock drivers in the outside first 5 rows
(starting positions 2-4-6-8-10) in each of the championship features.
Drivers finishing 6-10th tonight in the qualifying feature will lock
into the first 5 rows outside of the B-feature tomorrow night.
drivers who locked in last night, but would like to take a chance of
improving their starting position on Saturday, can scratch their
Thursday night qualifying effort and requalify tonight.