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Its Race Day!!
Tonight is Kids Back Pack Night and we will also run the King of the High Banks after the races.
At intermission kids 14 and under will have a chance to receive a Back Pack with school supplies given to them by one of the driver’s or the track. Sign up will be at the souvenir stand. Then when the races have been completed a random 16 cars selected between the E-Mods, Pro L/M and Modifieds will compete one on one in a single elimination tournament to decide who will be crowned the 2018 King of the High Banks and pocket $500.
On hand tonight will be the Zane’s Automotive Service Dirtcar Modifieds, the Fulton Farm Service USAC/IMRA SpeeD2 Midgets, the Perkins Seed House Dirtcar Pro L/M’s, the Farmington Locker E-Mods and the Bartonville Express Lube Dirtcar Hornets.
Pits open at 4.
Grandstands open at 5.
End of Draw 5:30
Hot Laps at 6 followed by Time Trials
Racing to begin around 7
General Admission ONLY $10
Kids 4-10 are $3
Coolers 10x14x12TALL NO Exceptions will be $5 everytime thru gate.
NO Food, NO Glass, NO Large Purses, NO Large Bags, NO Back Packs will be allowed to be carried in.
NO Dogs allowed in Grandstand Area
Adult Pit Pass is $30
Kids Pit Pass 10 and Under is $20
Hope to see you, your family and friends tonight for Kids Back Pack night at the Spoon!!
We will start everything 30 minutes later tomorrow night June 30th to try and help with the heat. Hope to see everyone Saturday night for the E-Mod Summer Nationals and Fireworks after the show. All 5 divisions will be on hand. Check our Face Book page for more information.
The Summer Nationals Hell Tour invaded the Spoon River Speedway Monday night after the race had been rained out last Thursday. Twenty three cars would battle it out for the $5000 grand prize at the end of the 40 lap main event. After three heats were completed, won by Brian Shirley, Tyler Erb and Shannon Babb the feature event hit the lightning fast track. Shirley and Babb would lead the field to green but Timothy Culp would exploded a left rear tire going into turn three bring out a caution before any laps were completed. A complete restart would occur with Culp going to the rear. Shirley would jump out to the early lead running the high side. Babb would put pressure on Shirley running the bottom pulling up next to him several time. Tyler Erb and Frank Heckenast Jr would be battling for third right behind them. On lap four Babb would go from the top to the bottom getting a run on Shirley out of turn two with both driver’s rubbing down the backstretch, Babb would take the lead on lap five. Shirley would try to regain the lead but Babb would get the better bite off the corner and beat Shirley back to the line. A caution would fly again on lap thirty five giving Shirley another shot at Babb. As the green flew Shirley and Babb would run side by side for the final five laps with Babb edging Shirley by 4 tenths at the line. Erb would finish third followed by Heckenast Jr, Chase Junghans and Bobby Pierce finishing in sixth. Babb was excited in the Fulton Farm Serve victory lane after picking up his fourth victory so far in the tour. “Man this track was fast tonight. The fans should have enjoyed that one”.