Hardeeville World Finals preview

Legends Cars World Finals starts Friday at the Hardeeville Motor Speedway. HARDEEVILLE, S.C. (September 10, 2002) - After almost four weeks of no racing at the Hardeeville Motor Speedway due to rain and scheduled off nights, racing action...

Legends Cars World Finals starts Friday at the Hardeeville Motor Speedway.

HARDEEVILLE, S.C. (September 10, 2002) - After almost four weeks of no racing at the Hardeeville Motor Speedway due to rain and scheduled off nights, racing action returns on Friday night, September 13th with the qualifying night for the Legends Cars World Finals. Drivers from around the United States will attempt to qualify for the World Finals Championship with time trials, heats and feature events. Gates open on Friday at 4:00 p.m. with time trials starting at 6:00 p.m. Racing will begin at 7:00 p.m.

The World Finals Championship race event paying $5,000.00 to the winner will be on Saturday night, September 14th. Last chance qualifying features will also take place on Saturday night. Last year's World Finals winner, Jonathan Davenport from Blairsville, GA, has committed to return this year to defend his title. The Road Warriors will also be in action. The Hardeeville Motor Speedway has Road Warrior cars available to rent or purchase. Gates open on Saturday at 4:00 p.m. Racing will begin at 7:00 p.m.

The ticket prices on Friday and Saturday will be $10.00 for adults and $6.00 for juniors (13-16), seniors (55 and older) and military with proper identification. Anyone who presents a paid ticket stub from August 10th or August 17th will receive $5.00 off of an adult ticket or $3.00 off of a junior, senior or military ticket. Children 12 years of age and under will be admitted free.

Entries for the 2nd Annual Legends Cars World Finals have already been received from INEX National points leader Jimmy Lang from Bluffton, SC, Kayne Hickman from Hixson, TN, Grant Enfinger from Fairlane, AL and Guyton, GA's Heywood Barton who flipped his Legends Car at the HMS last event. Barton vows to be ready for the World Finals weekend.

There will also be open practice on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. for all Legends Cars participants.

The Hardeeville Motor Speedway is located three miles south of I-95 (exit 5 in SC) on Speedway Blvd./Highway 17 or just ten miles north of Savannah on Speedway Blvd./Highway 17. For more information, contact (843) 784 RACE (7223) or visit online at www.hardeevillespeedway.com.

<pre> September 12, 2002 (Thursday) World Finals Practice Day Time Schedule 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Practice Begins

September 13, 2002 (Friday) World Finals Qualifying Night Time Schedule 5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Practice Begins 6:00 p.m. Time Trials (2 laps) 7:05 p.m. Heats - Inverted completely from time trials Features (20 laps) - number of features to be determined

September 14, 2002 (Sat.) World Finals Championship Night Time Schedule 4:45 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Open Practice (Legends Cars) 7:05 p.m. Road Warrior Feature #1 Legends Cars C-Main - (20 laps) Winston Cup Car Rides Legends Cars B-Main - (25 laps) Road Warrior Feature #2 Coca Cola Kid's Pedal Cars Races - Frontstretch Legends Cars A-Main - (50 laps)

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