by Brian Neal
Donnellson, IA (Tuesday, October 11, 2016) – After sitting idol for eight weeks the Lee County Speedway in Donnellson, Iowa will get back to action this Friday, October 14th and Saturday, October 15th, with the running of the “5th Annual Fall Extravaganza”. The weekends action will be presented to you by Budweiser, Casey’s General Stores, Donnellson Tire and Service, Randall’s Performance, and Trump Trucks. This will also be race five and six of the nine race fall special events being held at three tracks in the area.
In action both nights this weekend will be the Steffes Lee County Late Models, Budweiser Modifieds, Donnellson Tire and Service Stock Cars, Shottenkirk Parts Express SportMods, Coors Light Hobby Stocks, and Armstrong Tractor Sport Compacts. But before Friday nights action gets started the make-up SportMod feature that was rained out back on August 19th will be finished from lap 3. Both nights will be a complete show, with a full payout each night. All drivers will draw for their starting spot in the heat races each night, with a redraw format being used to help determine the feature line-ups.
Each night the Steffes Late Models, Budweiser Modifieds, Donnellson Tire and Service Stock Cars, and Shottenkirk Parts Express SportMods will be racing for $1,000 to win. The Coors Light Hobby Stocks are racing for $500 to win each night, and the Sport Compacts are going for $300 to win each night. Entry fees each night will be $50 for the Late Models and Modifieds, $40 each night for the Stock Cars and SportMods, with the Hobby Stocks entry fee each night being $30, and the Sport Compacts entry fee each night being $25.
The complete payout for each night will be the following: LATE MODELS & MODIFIEDS – 1. $1,000, 2. $600, 3. $400, 4. $300, 5. $250, 6. $200, 7. $170, 8. $150, 9. $140, 10. $130, 11. $120, 12. $110, 13.-24. $100 TOW $50…STOCK CARS & SPORTMODS – 1. $1,000, 2. $500, 3. $350, 4. $250, 5. $200, 6. $150, 7. $130, 8. $120, 9. $110, 10. $100, 11. $95, 12. $90, 13.-24. $85 TOW $40…HOBBY STOCKS – 1. $500, 2. $300, 3. $200, 4. $150, 5. $130, 6. $120, 7. $110, 8. $100, 9. $90, 10. $80, 11. $75, 12. $70, 13.-24. $65 TOW $30…SPORT COMPACTS – 1. $300, 2. $150, 3. $100, 4. $90, 5. $80, 6. $75, 7. $70, 8. $65, 9. $60, 10. $55, 11.-24. $50 TOW $25.
Gates on Friday will open at 5:30 PM, Hot Laps 7 PM, with Racing at 7:30 PM. Then on Saturday gates will open at 4 PM, Hot Laps will get started at 6 PM, with Racing at 6:30 PM. Grandstand admission for each night will be adults $15, seniors $13, students $7, and kids 10 & under FREE! Pit passes each night will be $30, ages (7-13) $20, ages (3-6) $10, and ages (2 & under) $3. Or a two day pit pass will be offered on Friday for $55.
A bonus of $200 for any Modified, Stock Car, and SportMod driver who has attended the first four races, and still has a perfect attendance at all nine fall special events is being offered, while any Hobby Stock driver will receive $150 and any Sport Compact driver will receive $100 for perfect attendance at all nine fall specials. This bonus will be pro rated with any cancellations, and will be paid out at Shiverfest. Here is the remaining schedule for the final five races of the nine race fall specials:
Friday, October 14th & Saturday, October 15th – 5th Annual Fall Extravaganza at the Lee County Speedway in Donnellson, IA
Friday, October 21st & Saturday, October 22nd – Memphis Fall Nationals at the Scotland County Speedway in Memphis, MO
Saturday, October 29th – Shiverfest at the Lee County Speedway in Donnellson, IA
The following rules will apply at all nine fall special events: A Working Raceceivers Mandatory In All Classes – 454.000…NON STAMPED HOOSIER’S ALLOWED ON FRONT ONLY……NO GROOVED TIRES ON REAR IN ANY CLASS!!!…MODIFIEDS – IMCA Rules Apply except for the following: Hoosier or American Racer G60 tires may be grooved on the front…Non IMCA legal cars must run 25 lbs. in front of mid plate…All Aluminum headed motors must add 50 lbs. of lead on front by the motor…Roller motors and stud girdles are legal…Quick change rear ends are legal…Fuel pump on transmission is legal…Front tubular is okay…7800 RPM chip with all open motors…Rear suspension must be IMCA legal…NO Spoilers…STOCK CARS – IMCA Rules Apply with the following allowed: Hoosier or American Racer G60 tires may be grooved on the front…Aftermarket blocks are okay…SPORTMODS – IMCA or USRA Rules Apply with the following allowed: Hoosier or American Racer G60 tires may be grooved on the front…USRA legal SportMods must run NO Spoiler…HOBBY STOCKS – IMCA Rules Apply with floater rend ends allowed….SPORT COMPACTS – IMCA Rules Apply.
For more information you can contact Mike Van Genderen at 641-521-0330