Sprint Cars Return to Bloomington Speedway June 23

BLOOMINGTON, IN (June 18, 2000) - June 23 will be a great night for a lot of race fans. The folks from Blue Marble will be on hand to participate in the evening's events. These people host our website and help to bring information on racing at ...

BLOOMINGTON, IN (June 18, 2000) - June 23 will be a great night for a lot of race fans. The folks from Blue Marble will be on hand to participate in the evening's events. These people host our website and help to bring information on racing at Bloomington Speedway to our fans. If a friendly dispute arises about who won a certain race at Bloomington, all the fan has to do is call on our website. The answer will be there.

Otis Elevator, one of Bloomington's biggest employers, will also be joining us. Some of these nice folks will, no doubt, be getting their first look at auto racing at its best. Any Otis employee can get into Bloomington Speedway for half price simply by showing their gate pass. Otis specializes in ups and downs; but they will only get ups at Bloomington Speedway.

HARF and CARS auto racing fan clubs are the backbone of grass roots racing like that at Bloomington Speedway. We are pleased that they will be our honored guests on June 23. All they have to do is show their membership card and they are admitted to the Bloomington Speedway hillside for half price. These people know racing; and they know that they always get a quality show at Bloomington.

The evening's racing will feature the Pennzoil Cup Sprint Cars. Kevin Briscoe has taken a strong lead in the points race; but he can't afford to rest on his laurels. All of the regulars at Bloomington Speedway know how quickly a points race can turn itself around. Absolutely none of these intrepid racers is ready to concede the championship to Briscoe. Derek Scheffel should have his Maxim back under him; and racers like Brad Fox, Levi Jones, Chris LaFollette, etc. will be working to claw their way back to the top of the points chase.

The Tire and Wheel Center Super Stocks and the O'Neal Wood Products Open Wheel Modifieds will also be in competition. The rules in these two series keep the competitors pretty equal; and that makes for very good racing. A couple of weeks ago one of our modified racers, Kerry Norris, was one of 24 drivers to qualify for the big modified race held on the dirt that was piled on the famous high banks of Bristol Motor Speedway. Kerry finished fifth. When you consider how many modified drivers tried to make the show, a fifth place finish is outstanding. Kerry is just one example of the quality of the regular competitors at Bloomington Speedway.

Grandstand admission for this special event is only $10 and pit admission is $20. Pit gates open at 3:00, grandstands open at 4:30. Overnight camping is permitted.

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Series Sprint
Drivers Levi Jones