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“LoneStar 25” RaceSaver Sprint Special July 28 at LoneStar Speedway

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“LoneStar 25” RaceSaver Sprint Special July 28 at LoneStar Speedway


by Darin Short


Kilgore TX (7/3/12) - What’s sure to become a big hit with the fans and drivers alike, the LoneStar 25 for RaceSaver® sprint cars will take to the the high banks of LoneStar Speedway (LSS) on Saturday July 28th, and will be competing for a substantially increased race purse.


A rapidly growing list of cash and prizes are being gathered for this event for the RaceSaver teams, and at the time of writing include the following:


-$500 in added cash has been spread through positions 2nd-9th courtesy of ASI Racing Engines of Lubbock, TX.

-$200 Hard Charger Award, by Kustom Kraft Exhibits of Seagoville, TX (driver advancing most spots in feature).

-$200 cash from Bell Pawn Shop in Jacksonville, TX for RaceSaver driver with the Furthest Tow to LoneStar.

-Three $100 cash drawings, by Kustom Kraft Exhibits of Seagoville, TX (drawn from all A-feature competitors).

-$100 cash to each to the following: top finishing STS, SST and LBS sprint series drivers. (A total of $300 cash.)


For RaceSaver drivers finishing outside of the top 5 finishing positions, the following drawings will be held:


-One 55-gallon drum of methanol, courtesy of Great American Classics Lindale, TX.

-One American Racer medium RR tire, courtesy of DAY Motorsports of Tyler, TX.

-One case of 20W50 Valvoline Racing oil, courtesy of Randy's Auto Alba, TX.

-$100 cash from J & M Towing in Lindale, TX for the “Hard Luck” driver of the night.

-5W50 synthetic Quaker oil (2 cases, 2 winners), courtesy of Louisiana Bayou Sprinters (LBS).


And for the race fans, you’re not to be left out of the fun. Box Car BBQ (of Hawkins and Longview TX) have added to the 50/50 drawing: (4) Family Meals (which each consist of 4 Sloppy Joes, 4 chips and 4 drinks). These prizes will be awarded after the cash prize winner in the 50/50 drawing that night, so make sure to get your tickets to be eligible!


Fans can expect an excellent field of RaceSaver sprint teams from throughout the region converging upon LoneStar for this event…and with all of the additional posted cash awards, a RaceSaver driver may win upwards of $1,100! RaceSaver sprint drivers can choose to run the Southern Thunder Sprint (STS) or Sprint Series of Texas (SST) right rear tire – and that goes for all remaining RaceSaver Sprint events at LoneStar in 2012. There is no registration fee for RaceSaver teams.


We would like to thank Billy Joe Page for working hard to gather these special RaceSaver awards.


Joining the RaceSaver Sprint Cars will be the Ark-La-Tex Wing Modified series, who will be making their first of two 2012 LSS appearances. Fans can expect drivers such as Thomas Burge, Clif Williams, Dana Wood, Jody Cloud, Emmett Wood, Andrew Odom, Brandon Hightower, Greg Whitten, Mike Carney, Donald Cloud and several others.


Plus, the three exciting LSS points divisions will also be racing a complete program of heats and features, including: Modifieds $1,000 to win, $500 to win for the Limited Modifieds and $300 to win for the Factory Stocks.


Even with all of this action planned, adult general admission ticket prices are just $12, with seniors/military $10, kids 6-11 are $5. Children under 6 are free with adult admission.


A complete event flyer has been posted under the ‘resources’ section of the track website. Click www.LoneStarSpeedway.com to check it out.


The rules and complete payback for the “LoneStar 25” all three LoneStar Speedway points divisions are listed on the track website under ‘resources.’

Here are some quick facts for the event:


-“Summer Hours” are in effect, with Grandstands open at 6pm, Hot Laps at 8pm with Racing to follow.


-Pits open at 5pm.


-General Admission just $12 (ages 12 and older). Tickets available at the gate on race day only.


-Kids (ages 6-11) just $5


-Ages 5 and under admitted free with adult admission


-Military or Seniors (Ages 65+) General Admission just $10


-Upgrade any ticket to the Reserved Section (bucket seats) for $5 per person


-If you purchase tickets with MasterCard or Visa, there is a $1/ticket processing fee.


-All Pit Passes $30.


-No outside food/drink coolers are allowed inside, a full selection of economically priced food concessions, including beer, are available.


- Go to www.arklatexwingmodifieds.com for all Ark-La-Tex Wing Modified series news.


- Go to www.LoneStarSpeedway.com for event flyer, class rules and complete event details.


Make plans now for a night of affordable family racing action when the “LoneStar 25” for RaceSaver sprint cars, plus four great classes of racing, hits the high banks on Saturday, July 28th, at the “Fastest 3/8 Mile Dirt Track in Texas,” LoneStar Speedway in Kilgore Texas!



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