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Friday, April 5, 2019
Summit Racing Equipment AMS 2019 Tour Begins at Tri City, Fayette County, and Route 45 April 12, 13, & 14
By: Chris Westerfield

The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series is set to begin its 10th season of racing with a weekend triple header at Tri City Speedway on Friday, April 12 for the annual “Deuces Wild” event, Saturday, April 13 at the Fayette County Speedway, and Sunday, April 14 at Route 45 Raceway. Tri City Speedway and Fayette County Speedway will pay $2,000 to win and $200 to start. Route 45 Raceway will pay $2,000 to win and $250 to start.

 

The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series will visit Tri City Speedway in Pontoon Beach, IL on Friday, April 12 for the annual “Deuces Wild” event. The tour will be in competition with a full program of practice, A-B group time trials, qualifying heat races, B-Mains, and the 30-Lap, $2,000 to win/$200 to start “Deuces Wild” A-Main event. Other divisions joining the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series in action at Tri City Speedway will be UMP Late Models and MOWA Sprints with both divisions competing for $2,000 to win. Entry fee for the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series is $50. All drivers that start a B-Main, but do not transfer to the A-Main will receive $50 tow money.

 

Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series A-Main Purse at Tri City Speedway on April 12, 2019:

 

1st- $2,000, 2nd-$1,000, 3rd- $650, 4th- $550, 5th- $500, 6th- $400, 7th- $375, 8th-$350, 9th- $325, 10th- $300, 11th-$240, 12th-$235, 13th-$230, 14th- $225, 15th- $200, 16th $200, 17th- $200, 18th- $200, 19th- $200, 20th- $200, 21st- $200, 22nd- $200

 

Tri City Speedway is located at 5100 Nameoki Rd in Pontoon Beach, IL 62040. For more information about Tri City Speedway, contact the track office at (800) 617-9077, Tammy Gundaker at (636) 448-9111, Kevin Gundaker at (636) 795-0052 or via social media at www.tricityspeedway.net, on Twitter @TriCity11, and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TriCitySpeedway.

 

On Saturday April 13, the tour will visit the Fayette County Speedway located in Brownstown, IL. The tour will be in competition with a full program of practice, A-B group time trials, qualifying heat races, B-Mains, and the 30-lap, $2,000 to win/$200 to start A-Main event. Other divisions joining the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series in action at the Fayette County Speedway will be UMP Hornets, UMP Street Stock, UMP B-Mods, and Team Cars. Entry fee for the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series is $50. All drivers that start a B-Main, but do not transfer to the A-Main will receive $50 tow money.

 

Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series A-Main Purse at Fayette County Speedway on April 13, 2019:

 

1st- $2,000, 2nd-$1,000, 3rd- $650, 4th- $550, 5th- $500, 6th- $400, 7th- $375, 8th-$350, 9th- $325, 10th- $300, 11th-$240, 12th-$235, 13th-$230, 14th- $225, 15th- $200, 16th $200, 17th- $200, 18th- $200, 19th- $200, 20th- $200, 21st- $200, 22nd- $200

 

Fayette County Speedway is located at 322 West Cumberland Rd in Brownstown, IL 62418. For more information about Fayette County Speedway, contact promoter Charlie Depew at (618) 322-8105, or via social media atwww.fayettecospeedway.com and like on Facebook (Fayette County Speedway).

On Sunday April 14, the tour will conclude opening weekend of the 2019 racing season at the Route 45 Raceway located in Flora, IL. The tour will be in competition with a full program of practice, A-B group time trials, qualifying heat races, B-Mains, and the 30-lap, $2,000 to win/$250 to start A-Main event. Other divisions joining the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series in action at the Route 45 Raceway will be non-wing sprints, B-Mods, and hornets. Entry fee for the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series is $50. All drivers that start a B-Main, but do not transfer to the A-Main will receive $50 tow money.

 

Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series A-Main Purse at Route 45 Raceway on April 14, 2019:

 

1st- $2,000, 2nd-$1,000, 3rd- $650, 4th- $550, 5th- $500, 6th- $400, 7th- $375, 8th-$350, 9th- $325, 10th- $300, 11th-$250, 12th-$250, 13th-$250, 14th- $250, 15th- $250, 16th $250, 17th- $250, 18th- $250, 19th- $250, 20th- $250, 21st- $250, 22nd- $250

 

Route 45 Raceway is located at 7003 Hickory Hill Ln in Flora, IL 62839. For more information about Route 45 Raceway, contact promoter Joey Lee at (217) 994-1978, or like on Facebook (Route 45 Raceway).

 

Activities for the annual “Deuces Wild” event at Tri City Speedway on Friday, April 12 will see the pit area open at 3:00 p.m. and general admission area open at 5:30 p.m. The drivers meeting will be at 6:15 p.m. with practice laps set to begin at 6:30 p.m. Time Trials will immediately follow practice laps and racing will begin at 7:30 p.m. All times are CST. Ticket prices for Tri City Speedway on Friday, April 12 in the general admission area will be $20 for adults and children 12 years and under will be free. Pit area admission will be $35 for adults and children 12 years and under will be $15.

 

Activities for the event at Fayette County Speedway on Saturday, April 13 will see the pit area open at 3:00 p.m. and general admission area open at 4:00 p.m. The drivers meeting will be at 6:15 p.m. with practice laps set to begin at 6:30 p.m. Time Trials will immediately follow practice laps and racing will begin at 7:30 p.m. All times are CST. Ticket prices for Fayette County Speedway on Saturday, April 13 in the general admission area will be $15 for adults, children ages 7-12 will be $5 and children 6 and under will be free. Pit admission will be $35.

 

Activities for the event at Route 45 Raceway on Sunday, April 14 will see the pit area open at 12:00 p.m. and general admission area open at 4:00 p.m. The driver’s meeting will be at 5:00 p.m. with practice laps set to begin at 5:15 p.m. Time Trials will immediately follow practice laps and racing will begin at 6:00 p.m. All times are CST. Ticket prices for Route 45 Raceway on Sunday, April 14 in the general admission area will be $15 for adults, $7 for military members with I.D., and children 10 years and under will be free with a paid adult. Pit area admission will be $40 and children 10 years and under will be $20.

 

2019 Tire Rule

Under the guideline of the 2019 DIRTcar UMP Modified rules, only tires approved for DIRTcar competition are the Hoosier: M-30S and M-60 compounds in the DIRTcar plated tire 26.5/8.0/15 or 27.5/8.0/15. The maximum width of the tire will be 9 inches. The M-60 may be used as a right rear option tire. NO GROOVING ALLOWED. Siping permitted on M-30 and M-60.

 

The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series presents UMP Dirt Car Modified sanctioned dirt track entertainment at racing venues throughout Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri and Ohio. For more information concerning the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series, contact series race director Tim Wolfe at (270) 576-6474 or by email at wolfpackracing03@gmail.com

For the latest breaking news concerning the American Modified Series, including the latest series standings, 2019 tour schedule, and more visit the official website at www.americanmodifiedseries.com

 

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Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series Upcoming 2019 Schedule of Events

 

•             April 12 (Friday) Tri City Speedway (Pontoon Beach, IL):  30 Laps | $2,000 to win | $200 to start | 12th Annual Deuces Wild

•             April 13 (Saturday) Fayette County Speedway (Brownstown, IL): 30 Laps | $2,000 to win | $200 to start

•             April 14 (Sunday) Route 45 Raceway (Flora, IL): 30 Laps | $2,000 to win | $250 to start

•             April 26 (Friday) Moler Raceway Park (Williamsburg, OH): 30 Laps | $1,500 to win | $200 to start

•             April 27 (Saturday) Atomic Speedway (Waverly, OH): 30 Laps | $1,500 to win | $200 to start

•             May 18 (Saturday) Cedar Ridge Speedway (Morgantown, KY): 30 Laps | $2,000 to win | $200 to start

•             May 23 (Thursday) Tri City Speedway (Pontoon Beach, IL): 30 Laps | $2,000 to win | $200 to start

•             May 24 (Friday) Farmer City Raceway (Farmer City, IL): 30 Laps | $2,000 to win | $200 to start

•             May 25 (Saturday) Fairbury American Legion Speedway (Fairbury, IL): 30 Laps | $2,000 to win | $200 to start

•             May 26 (Sunday) Fayette County Speedway (Brownstown, IL): 30 Laps | $2,000 to win | $200 to start

•             June 1 (Saturday) Brownstown Speedway (Brownstown, IN): 30 Laps | $2,000 to win | $200 to start

•             June 15 (Saturday) Atomic Speedway (Waverly, OH): 30 Laps | $1,500 to win | $200 to start

•             July 19 (Friday) Cedar Ridge Speedway (Morgantown, KY): 30 Laps | $1,500 to win | $150 to start | Annual Hope for Harlie Benefit Race

•             July 20 (Saturday) Cedar Ridge Speedway (Morgantown, KY): 40 Laps | $6,000 to win | $1,000 to start | Annual Hope for Harlie Benefit Race

•             August 3 (Saturday) Muskingum County Raceway (Zanesville, OH): 30 Laps | $2,000 to win | $200 to start

•             August 24 (Saturday) St Francois County Raceway (Farmington, MO): 30 Laps | $2,000 to win | $200 to start

•             August 29 (Thursday) Tri City Speedway (Pontoon Beach, IL): 30 Laps | $2,000 to win | $200 to start

•             August 30 (Friday) Farmer City Raceway (Farmer City, IL): 35 Laps | $3,000 to win | $200 to start

•             August 31 (Saturday) Fairbury American Legion Speedway (Fairbury, IL): Laps TBA | $5,000 to win Twin Features

•             September 1 (Sunday) Fayette County Speedway (Brownstown, IL): 40 Laps | $5,000 to win | $250 to start

•             September 27 (Friday) Tri City Speedway (Pontoon Beach, IL):  35 Laps | $5,000 to win | $250 to start | 14th Annual Summit Racing Equipment Modified Mania | 10th Annual American Modified Series Championship Weekend

 

Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series 2019 Official Sponsors

 

•             Summit Racing Equipment: “Title Sponsor for the American Modified Series and Sponsor of Heat Race #1”

•             ALLSTAR Performance: “Official Hard Charger of the Race” Award Sponsor at all Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series events

•             FAST Fuel/Air/Spark/Technology: “Official Ignition System” of the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series and Sponsor of Heat Race #4”

•             KBC Graphics: “Official Graphics Company” of the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series

•             Maxima Racing Oil: “Official Oil” of the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series and Tough Fifth Place Award Sponsor

•             Quick Car Racing Products: “$100 Fast Qualifier Award” at all Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series events

•             VP Racing Fuels: “Official Race Fuel” of the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series

•             Wilwood: “Official Brakes” of the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series and “Lucky 7” Award Sponsor

 

Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series 2019 Marketing Partners

 

•             Bandit Race Cars

•             Fast Shafts (“Sponsor of Heat Race #3”)

•             Fox Shocks

•             Hooker Harness

•             Hoosier Tire Midwest

•             Hypercoils (“Sponsor of Heat Race #2”)

•             Impressive Race Cars

•             Maximum Energy Development

•             Mullins Race Engines

•             Out-Pace Race Products (Official B-Mains Sponsor)

•             PEM Racing (12th Place Award)

•             Print Worx

•             RACEceiver

•             RacinDirt

•             UMP Dirt Car

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