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There will be 80 pounds of candy and lots of toys handed out to the kids this Friday night at the Lee County Speedway. Darkside Tint & Graphics and Driftwood 13 Bar are the sponsors and they’re making it an exciting kids’ night!
IMCA Modifieds, Stock Cars, Sport Mods, Sport Mods, and Hobby Stocks will be in action. Josh Barnes and Jim Lynch are the Drivers of the Night. Hot laps start at 7:00 and racing begins at 7:30. Kids’ activities will be held at intermission.
As a side note, next week we will have a Memorial Day Special on Thursday night and will not run on Friday.
Donnellson, IA (Sunday, March 23, 2014) – The 2014 season at the Lee County Speedway in Donnellson, IA is set to begin with the “Spring Extravaganza” on Saturday, March 29th and Sunday, March 30th. Cole Implement and Fleck Sales Miller Lite / Coor’s Light are helping to present the action in the Modifieds, Stock Cars, SportMods, Hobby Stocks and Sport Compacts both nights.
The “Spring Extravaganza” at the Lee County Speedway will be headlined by a $1,000 to win feature for Modifieds on both Saturday and Sunday nights.
Also in action on both nights will be the Stock Cars and SportMods running for $500 to win each night, Hobby Stocks for $400 to win both nights and Sport Compacts for $300 to win each night.
Entry fees per night are $40 for Modifieds, $25 for Stock Cars and SportMods, $20 for Hobby Stocks and Sport Compacts. Each night will be a complete program, with a draw / redraw format used on both nights.
The following rules will be used for the “Spring Extravaganza” weekend: All IMCA rules apply for the Modifeds except American Racer or Hoosier G60 tires may be used, with grooving allowed only on the front. Aluminum headed motors (non-crate) must add 50 lbs. of lead on the front by the motor. Roller motors and stud girdles are legal. Quick Change rear ends are legal. Rear suspension must be IMCA legal. Front tubular okay. Fuel pump on transmission is legal. 7800 RPM chip must be ran with all open motors. No rear spoiler, unless running a 604 Crate per IMCA rules. Stock Cars will also run under all IMCA rules, with the exception of American Racer or Hoosier G60 tires may be used, with grooving allowed only on the front. Plus aftermarket blocks are okay to use in the Stock Cars. SportMods will follow IMCA or USRA rules, with the exception of American Racer or Hoosier G60 tires may be used, with grooving allowed only on the front. Hobby Stocks will use all IMCA rules, with the exception that a floater rear end being legal. Sport Compacts will follow all IMCA rules.
Pit passes both nights will be $25, ages (7-13) $15, and ages 6 & under $10. Grandstand admission each night will be adults $12, students (11-17) $6, and kids 10 & under FREE!
Pit gates on Saturday will open at 3:00 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 3:30 p.m. Hot laps are at 5:30 p.m. and racing starts at 6:00 p.m. Then on Sunday night the pit gates will open at 1:30 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 2:00 p.m. Hot laps will begin at 3:30 p.m. and racing kicks off at 4:00 p.m.
Make sure you arrive early on Saturday, March 29th, as there will be a car show and kids rides in front of the grandstands from 4:30 pm until 5:30 pm. Then sit back in your seats and see if defending “Spring Extravaganza” winners Scott Hogan (Modifieds), Damon Murty (Stock Cars), Clint Luellen (SportMods), Andy Coffman (Hobby Stocks) and Patrick “Skipp” Dunker (Sport Compacts) can defend there titles.
A practice night is set for Friday, March 28th, with the gates opening at 5 p.m. and the first hot lap session beginning at 7 p.m.
DRIVERS: Don’t forget to bring some candy with you for the trick-or-treating for the kids that starts at 3:30 pm!
KIDS: Bring your bucket or bag to fill up with all the candy that the drivers will be passing out during the trick-or-treating. Also don’t forget your box car, as we have 15 trophies from Farmington Tax & Accounting to give out during those races that begin at 4:00 pm!
Rides thru the pits kicks it all off at 3:00 pm, with hot laps at 4:30 pm and racing to follow! This will be your last chance to get your racing kick in before winter sets in! Hope to see you there!!!