May 23-26 preview

DirtNews Digest Your Online News Source for Late Model Dirt Track Racing "Get Some Dirt On Your Computer!" Todd Turner, editor Email address: DirtNews@aol.com Web site: ...

DirtNews Digest Your Online News Source for Late Model Dirt Track Racing "Get Some Dirt On Your Computer!" Todd Turner, editor

Email address: DirtNews@aol.com Web site: http://members.aol.com/dirtnews/digest =================================== CONTENTS: May 23-26 preview SHOW-ME 100: Biggest unsanctioned race on tap MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND: Many races on schedule =================================== UNSANCTIONED Show-Me 100

TRACK: West Plains (Mo.) Motor Speedway (3/8-mile oval).

DAYS: Friday (qualifying and six heats) and Saturday (six consolations and feature).

TIME: Qualifying begins at 7:45 p.m. Friday; racing begins at 7:15 p.m. Saturday.

FEATURE: 100 laps, $31,000 to win.

TRACK PHONE: (417) 257-2112.

NOTES: Race is biggest unsanctioned event in the nation .... the winning purse is a big draw, but even the 24th-place finisher nets a hefty paycheck of $3,100 .... drew 109 cars last year, but there appears to be more races competing with it on the schedule this year .... Billy Moyer is the defending champion and three-time winner of the event .... Scott Bloomquist (1995) is the only other winner .... its the fifth annual race .... weekend also includes the Show-Me 100 Commercial Motorsports Expo and the Late Model Manufacturers Dash for Cash .... IMCA modifieds are also on the card this year .... Thursday's practice session is $10 in the pits and free in the grandstands .... grandstand admission is $15 Friday and $20 Saturday, with two-day tickets and reserved seating available .... there's not a bad seat in the house at West Plains .... attractive race format includes well over 200 laps of late model racing, including as many as six consolations in which only the winner advances to the feature. ------------------------------------------------------------- OTHER TOP WEEKEND RACES

FRIDAY, May 23 ***UNITED DIRT TRACK RACING ASSOCIATION, Cherokee Speedway, Gaffney, S.C., $10,000 to win (qualifying and heats) ***MID-ATLANTIC CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES, Bedford (Pa.) Speedway, $2,500 to win ***MISSISSIPPI STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Pike County Speedway, Magnolia, Miss., $3,000 to win ***AMERICAN LATE MODEL SERIES, Oakshade Raceway, Wauseon, Ohio, $2,000 to win ***NATIONAL LATE MODEL SPORTSMAN SERIES, East Georgia Motor Speedway, Swainsboro, Ga., $4,000 to win (qualifying)

SATURDAY, May 24 ***UNITED DIRT TRACK RACING ASSOCIATION, Cherokee Speedway, Gaffney, S.C., $10,000 to win (consolations and feature) ***SHORT TRACK AUTO RACING STARS, Muskingum County Speedway, Zanesville, Ohio, $10,000 to win ***UNSANCTIONED, Perry County Speedway, Hazard, Ky., $8,000 to win ***SOUTHERN UNITED PROFESSIONAL RACING, Boothill Speedway, Shreveport, La., $2,000 to win ***AMERICAN LATE MODEL SERIES, Oakshade Raceway, Wauseon, Ohio, $2,000 to win ***MISSISSIPPI STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Jackson (Miss.) Motor Speedway, $3,000 to win ***UNSANCTIONED, Atomic Speedway, Kingston, Tenn., $3,000 to win ***NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP RACING SERIES, Hub City Speedway, Lubbock, Texas ***NATIONAL LATE MODEL SPORTSMAN SERIES, East Georgia Motor Speedway, Swainsboro, Ga., $4,000 to win (feature) ***UNSANCTIONED, South Texas Speedway, Corpus Christi, Texas., $3,000 to win (qualifying and heats)

SUNDAY, May 25 ***UNITED MIDWESTERN PROMOTERS, Tri-State Speedway, Haubstadt, Ind., $10,000 to win ***SHORT TRACK AUTO RACING STARS, Interstate 79 Speedway, Shinnston, W.Va., $5,000 to win ***WISSOTA, Proctor (Minn.) Speedway, "Dan McMann Memorial," $5,000 to win ***SOUTHERN UNITED PROFESSIONAL RACING, Forest Hill (La.) Speedway, $2,000 to win ***SOUTHERN ALL-STARS, Duck River Speedway, Wheel, Tenn., $3,000 to win ***MISSISSIPPI STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Whynot Speedway, Meridian, Miss., $3,000 to win ***AMERICAN LATE MODEL SERIES, Eldora Speedway, Rossburg, Ohio, $2,000 to win ***MID-ATLANTIC CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES, Challenger Speedway, Indiana, Pa., $2,500 to win ***NASCAR, Sunset Speedway, Omaha, Neb., 50 laps ***NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP RACING SERIES, Hub City Speedway, Lubbock, Texas ***UNSANCTIONED, South Texas Speedway, Corpus Christi, Texas., $3,000 to win (feature)

MONDAY, May 26 ***SHORT TRACK AUTO RACING STARS, K-C Raceway, Chillicothe, Ohio, $5,000 to win ***UNITED MIDWESTERN PROMOTERS, Central Park Raceway, McHenry, Ky., "Wayne Coakley Memorial," $5,000 to win ***MID-ATLANTIC CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES, Ebensburg (Pa.) Speedway, $2,500 to win ***DEERY BROTHERS SERIES, Marshalltown (Iowa) Speedway, $2,000 to win ***MIDWEST LATEMODEL RACING ASSOCIATION, North Fork Speedway, Joplin, Mo. -------------------------------------------------------------

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