IT'S JUST 3 WEEKS UNTIL the 4th LoneStar Speedway SPRINT SMACKDOWN & Big SEASON POINTS OPENER: SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17th at 6PM!
>An OPEN PRACTICE has been added on SATURDAY, FEB. 10 from 2pm-5pm for any dirt track racing division. Plus you can register your car and purchase reserved pit parking for the season. All pit passes are $15, no charge for grandstand.
>LIMITED MODIFIED TEAMS: there will be a grace period for the new 2018 header rules. This will allow you through the February LSS events to make your car compliant in time for the March 31st event. Those rules are posted at the following link (if you missed them), as well as all division rules: http://www.lonestarspeedway.com/rules/
>WORLD of OUTLAWS TICKET SALES are ongoing for the FEB. 24 LoneStar Speedway event at the following link: http://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase…
HERE ARE COMPLETE FEB. 17 EVENT DETAILS:
Kilgore, TX (01/27/18) by DarinShort.com. The 70' wide expanses of LoneStar Speedway hosted several phenomenal racing events in 2017. Nightly there was side-by-side racing, drivers coming from the back to win, wild finishes - and the new 2018 season fires up NEXT MONTH, Saturday night, February 17th at 6pm, when fans will be treated to a huge night of racing: the 4th Annual SPRINT SMACKDOWN and LONESTAR SPEEDWAY SEASON POINTS OPENER, featuring added purses in all divisions.
The 2017 edition of the event drew a fantastic crowd and a jammed pit area with 27 Winged Sprint Cars, 22 Outlaw Modifieds, 36 Factory Stocks, 22 Limited Modiifeds and 19 Front Wheel Drive 4-Cylinders.
Action fires off Saturday February 17th at 6PM. (The sun goes down at 6:07pm, which will coincide perfectly.)
The Pit Gate will open by 3pm, while the main grandstand area will open by 4:30pm. The driver's draw cut-off for heat races is 5:00pm, with a driver's meeting set for 5:30pm. Hot laps will fire off by 6pm with racing to follow immediately.
Adult grandstand general admission (ages 12-64) to this massive event is just $15! Ages 6-11 are $5, while ages 65+ and military will be $12. All pit passes for all ages are $35.
A JUMBO-SIZED competitor purse is slated in all racing divisions, and the breakdown is as follows, transponders are required for all divisions except FWD 4-Cyl, and a working RACEceiver is required for all divisions:
SPRINT CARS (note that we chose to add more purse in the middle of the field instead of putting it all on top, so it benefits more race teams): $1,200/win - $800 - $600 - $550 - $500 (5th) - $450 - $400 - $350 - $320 - $300 (10th) - $280 - $260 - $240 - $220 - $200 (to 24th...not 20th!). 25-lap feature.
All sprint car NQ's or Non-Starters will receive $100. Sprint Car heats will include passing points which will determine the feature lineups...straight up by points. No redraw. Rules at www.RaceSaver.com and www.LoneStarSpeedway.com for track general rules. This is a sanctioned RaceSaver IMCA event.
And for all LoneStar Speedway divisions, rules are posted at http://www.lonestarspeedway.com/rules/ as 2018 rules are posted are now available.
MODIFIED FEATURE PAYBACK: $1,200 - $600 - $450 - $350 - $250 (5th) - $200 - $180 - $160 - $140 - $120 - $120 - $120 - $120 - $100...to 20th. All Modified NQ's or Non-Starters $50.
LIMITED MODIFIED FEATURE PAYBACK: $700 - $400 - $300 - $220 - $200 (5th) - $180 - $160 - $140 - $120 - $100 - $80 - $60...to 20th. All Limited Modified NQ's or Non-Starters $30.
FACTORY STOCK FEATURE PAYBACK: $500 - $300 - $200 - $180 - $160 (5th) - $140 - $120 - $100 - $80 - $80 - $60 - $40...to 20th. All Factory Stock NQ's or Non-Starters $20.
FWD 4-Cylinders: $200 - $150 - $120 - $100 - $80 - $60 - $40 - $30...to 20th.
If you've yet to order your transponder, please email [email protected] with your name, car number, division, preference (hard-wired or rechargeable).
No outside food/drink coolers are allowed inside main grandstand entrance; a full selection of economically priced food concessions, including beer, are available.
REMINDER: A limited supply of reserved seat tickets (in the reserved bucket seat section) are available for the Craftsman World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series event at LoneStar Speedway on the following Saturday, February 24th. Details are at the track website and the track Facebook page (that can be found by searching 'LoneStar Speedway'.
Open Practice will be held the night before the Sprint Smackdown (February 16th, 7-10pm). Any racing division is welcome on practice night, and all pit passes are $15. There is no charge for grandstand admission.
Another Open Practice has been added on Saturday, February 10th from 2pm-5pm. Any racing division is welcome on practice night, and all pit passes are $15. There is no charge for grandstand admission.
Teams can register their cars for the 2018 season, as well as purchase reserved pit spaces for the season at each of the practice dates.
In case you missed it, here is the 2018 LONESTAR SPEEDWAY SCHEDULE - As of 1/27/18. Promoter reserves right to adjust schedule as need be. “GA” means adult General Admission ticket prices. Kids generally $5. Reserved Section (bucket seats) available, generally $5 add-on per ticket. Senior & Military pricing generally available, $2-3 off.
FEB 10 (SATURDAY 2PM-5PM) OPEN PRACTICE & REGISTRATION: Open to any racing division. All pit passes $15, grandstands free.
FEB 16 (FRIDAY 7PM-10PM) OPEN PRACTICE & REGISTRATION: Open to any racing division. All pit passes $15, grandstands free.
FEB. 17 (SAT 6PM) 4th ANNUAL SPRINT SMACKDOWN! Plus 2018 LSS Points opener $1,200/win Modifieds, $700/win Limited Modifieds, $500/win Factory Stocks, $200/win FWD 4-Cylinders. RaceSaver national points/rules/sanction. ($15 GA. $5 Kids, Pits $35).
FEB 24 (SAT. 6PM) WORLD OF OUTLAWS SPRINT CAR SERIES! Plus Limited Modifieds & Factory Stocks. Tickets/info at track website.
MARCH 31 (SAT. 7PM) 5th Annual BUNNY HOP 40: $3,000/win COMP CAMS SUPER DIRT SERIES LATE MODELS; LSS points $1200/win Mods, $700/win Ltd Mods, $500/win FS & $200/win FWD 4-Cyl. ($20 GA, $5 Kids, Pits $35) Plus Easter Egg Hunt & Kids Prize Drawings!
APRIL 21 (SAT. 7PM) NCRA SPRINT CAR BANDITS SERIES 360 C.I. Sprint Cars! Plus LSS Points Night: $1,200/win Modifieds, $700/win Limited Modifieds, $200/win 4-Cylinders ($17 GA. $5 Kids, Pits $35. Factory Stocks are off.).
MAY 12 (SAT. 7PM) "For the Love of Alex Don't Text and Drive” *SPECIAL INCREASED PURSE TBA. LSS Points Night Modifieds; Ltd. Mods, Factory Stocks & FWD 4-Cylinders ($15 GA, $5 Kids; All Pit Passes All Ages $35).
MAY 27 (SUNDAY 7PM) TEXAS WINGED MODIFIED ASSOCIATION, PLUS LONESTAR FWD 4CYL CHAMPIONSHIPS $500/win & $50/start! Plus $1,200/win Modifieds, $700/win Limited Modifieds & $500/win Factory Stocks.(GA $15, Kids $5. All pit passes $35.)
JUNE 9 LSS 9th Anniversary Special (SAT 8PM) LONESTAR MODIFIED CHAMPIONSHIPS $3,000/win & $200/start! Plus Points Night $700/win Ltd Mods, $500/win Factory Stock & $200/win 4-Cyl ($15 GA, $5 Kids, Pits $35).
JUNE 30 (SAT 8PM) NCRA SPRINT CAR BANDITS SERIES 360 C.I. Sprint Cars & FIREWORKS! Plus $1,200/win Mods; $700/win Ltd Mods, $500/win Factory Stocks, $200/win FWD 4-Cylinders. (GA $20, Kids $5. All pit passes $35.)
JULY 14 (SAT 8PM) LONESTAR LIMITED MODIFIEDS CHAMPIONSHIPS $2,000/win & $150/START! Southern Topless Modifieds Touring Series (STEM). Plus LSS Points Night: $1,200/win Modifieds, $500/win Factory Stocks & $200/win FWD 4-Cylinders ($15 GA and Pits $35).
AUGUST 18 (SAT 8PM) LONESTAR FACTORY STOCK CHAMPIONSHIPS $1,500/win & $100/start! Texas Winged Modified Assn. Plus $1,200/win Modifieds, $700/win Limited Modifieds, & $200/win FWD 4-Cylinders. (GA $15, Kids $5. All pit passes $35.)
SEPTEMBER 8 (SAT 7PM) MONSTER TRUCK NATIONALS (Details TBA at www.MonsterTruckFallNationals.com)
SEPTEMBER 29 (SAT 7PM) NCRA SPRINT CAR BANDITS SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP 360 C.I. Sprint Cars! PLUS LSS Points: $1,200/win Modifieds, $700/win Limited Modifieds, $500/win Factory Stocks, $200/win 4-Cylinders ($17 GA. $5 Kids, Pits $35).
NOV. 3 (SAT. 6PM) ELITE NON-WINGED SPRINT CAR SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP Plus LSS Season Championships: $1,200/win Modifieds, $700/win Ltd Modifieds, $500/win Factory Stocks & $200/win FWD 4CYL. $15 GA, $5 Kids, Pit passes, all ages $35.
NOVEMBER 24 (SAT 2PM) LONESTAR TURKEY NATIONALS $5,000/win, $500/start COMP CAMS SUPER DIRT SERIES LATE MODELS. Plus $1,500/win Modifieds, $750/win Limited Modifieds, $500/win Factory Stocks, $200/win FWD 4-Cyl.(GA $20, Kids $5. All pit passes $35.)
Promoter has the right to change schedule and events at their discretion. Please visit the track website at www.LoneStarSpeedway.com or on Facebook at ‘LoneStar Speedway’ for the latest event news, weather; etc. As in the past several seasons, to be eligible for post-season awards, registered LoneStar Speedway drivers must compete in a minimum of 75% of completed LoneStar Speedway events during the calendar year.
We hope all of this news gets you FIRED UP for these great LoneStar Speedway racing events as the 2018 season kicks off – with the 4th Annual Sprint Smackdown & LoneStar Season Points Opener coming Saturday, February 17th at 6pm!