**IT'S LONESTAR SPEEDWAY RACEWEEK!** NON-WINGED SPRINT CARS! PLUS MODIFIEDS, LTD MODS, FACTORY STOCKS & FWD 4-CYL - SATURDAY MARCH 5TH at 7PM!
**FORECAST CURRENTLY SHOWS 77° and SUNNY**
Kilgore TX (02/29/16) by DarinShort.com. Race fans were entertained with the winged sprint cars at the 2016 LoneStar Speedway (LSS) opener, and now they'll have a chance to see them on the high banks again - except this time without the wings! THIS SATURDAY, March 5th, the Elite Non-Winged Sprint Series will invade LSS with their season opener, along with the Championship Points Night Round 2, for the Modifieds, Factory Stocks and Limited Modifieds. The new FWD 4-Cylinder division will round out the 5-division racing card.
Fans can expect to see Elite Series drivers such as 2015 LSS Elite feature winner Jeff Day; plus John Ricketts, Johnny Miller, Thomas Johnson, Dustin Gates, Sebie Davis, Robert Vetter, Michael Day, Steven Elliott, Chris Clark, Jeff Day Jr., David Burke, Carl Large, David Garland, Mitchell Clement, Ryan Hall, Cody Robbins, Josh McCord, Richard Miller, Justin Fifield, Dalton Stevens...and several other non-winged drivers from throughout the region. Elite teams will be racing for a solid purse of: $800 - 500 - 400 - 350 - 300 - 250...to start. Any non-starters or non-qualifiers in the feature will receive $200.
The high-powered LSS Modifieds will be racing for $1,000 to win and $100 to start, while the Factory Stocks pay $300 to win and the Limited Modified winner receives $500. FWD 4 Cylinders pay $100 to win.
Complete purse breakdown in all divisions is posted at the LSS website under the 'Resources' section, as always. There are no LSS entry fees or track fees due from any of the racing divisions to LSS...just your $30 pit pass!
And the best part for the race fans: you can take in all of this action for just $15! Kids ages 6-11 can take in the night of fun for just $5. Seniors and Active Military are $13. All pit passes for all ages are $30.
A complete event flyer for the Saturday March 5th event is posted under the ‘Resources’ section of the track website.
RaceCeivers are required for drivers; however mufflers at LoneStar Speedway are not required, so race fans can hear the cars the way nature intended for them to be heard!
Here are the quick facts for the Saturday March 5th LoneStar Speedway Elite Non-Winged Sprint Car event:
-Pits open by 3pm, Grandstands open by 5:30pm, LSS divisions Draw Cut off at 6:30pm sharp, LSS Drivers Meeting at 6:45pm, Track Packing and Hot laps at 7:00pm and Racing to follow immediately after Hot Laps.
-General Admission just $15 (ages 12 to 64)
-Kids (ages 6-11) just $5
-Ages 5 and under admitted free with adult admission
-Active Military or Senior (Ages 65+): General Admission $13
-Upgrade any ticket to the Reserved Section for $5 per person
-All Pit Passes for all ages are $30
-No outside food/drink coolers are allowed inside; a full selection of economically priced food concessions, including beer, are available
-Click http://www.LoneStarSpeedway.com to check it out all of the event flyer, details, rules, purse breakdown; etc.
-Check out the Elite Non-Wing Sprint Car Series at http://www.EliteSprintCars.com
Don't miss this 'elbows up' night of racing excitement at LoneStar Speedway THIS SATURDAY, March 5th, when the Elite Non-Winged Sprint Cars take on the high-banks!
ADDED EVENT for MARCH 5th:
THANKS to an anonymous couple, there will be a $200/win TROPHY DASH in the Elite Non-Winged Sprint Cars. The top 4 in heat race passing points will comprise the starting field. The event will take place midway through the racing program at LoneStar Speedway this Saturday night.
TNT Pick-a-Part Builds March 5th LoneStar Speedway Factory Stock Winner to $500/win!
Greenwood, LA (2/29/16) by DarinShort.com. With close ties to the auto racing community, TNT Pick-a-Part is pleased to announce their sponsorship of the Factory Stock feature event at LoneStar Speedway (Exit 583 on I-20; approximately 45 minutes west of TNT) on Saturday, March 5th. This marks the second occasion that TNT has sponsored the division at LSS.
TNT will award the feature winner an... additional $200, making the winner's share $500. A huge night of racing is set for March 5th at LoneStar, including the Elite Non-Winged Sprint Series, so make plans now to attend. It's great family fun - and all at affordable prices!
TNT is an excellent source for replacement body panels, starters, alternators, engines, transmissions and about anything else your vehicle needs...and several Factory Stock teams racing in the area are already TNT customers.
Tyler and Phil Townsend of TNT (that's where the TNT comes from: 'Townsend - N - Townsend) would like to invite everyone to check out their clean, modern facility, which opened for business last summer. Hours are Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm and Saturday 9am-3pm. They are located right off of Exit 5 and I-20 in Greenwood, Louisiana (then proceed on Hwy 80 west about 1 mile, you can see their property on the south side of I-20 between Exits 3 and 5.)
Click http://www.facebook.com/TNTPickAPart to visit TNT online, or call 318-938-7299.
For complete event details, click http://www.LoneStarSpeedway.com or visit their Facebook page by searching 'LoneStar Speedway Fan Page.'
We would like to thank TNT for their continued support of racing at LoneStar Speedway - and to all the race teams and fans out there: please remember to support businesses that support auto racing!
We hope to see you all on Saturday night!