Format adjusted for Chisholm Trail Showdown
PARK CITY, Kan. (Oct. 31) -- Officials from the United States Modified Touring Series and 81 Speedway have announced some changes to this weekend's inaugural Chisholm Trail Showdown at the Park City, Kan., facility.
Originally slated for this Thursday, Friday and Saturday, the event will now be a two-day show on Friday and Saturday with a $5,000 top payout for Modifieds and reduced pit pass and grandstand prices.
With all the great events that took place in September and October, we set this deal up a little more than a month ago to give racers and fans one last big show before another long winter kicks in," said USMTS president Todd Staley. "A solid list of pre-entries has already come in, but we were hearing from just as many drivers that previously planned vacation time, travel plans and so forth made it impossible to attend, so we have made a few changes to hopefully make it a big show that more drivers and fans can be a part of."
The co-sanctioned event for NCRA and USMTS Modifieds will see drivers battle in two heat races Friday with the winner of each heat pocketing $100. Points will be added together with the top 12 advancing to Saturday's $5,000-to-win main event.
B-Mods will run a complete show of heat races and main events both nights. Friday's winner will earn $600 and Saturday's feature race will pay $1,000 to win.
Entry fees cover both nights and have been reduced to $100 for Modifieds and B-Mods remain at $50. Grandstands ticket and pit pass prices have also been reduced.
Spectator tickets on Friday are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and $5 for kids ages 6-10. On Saturday, adult tickets are $20, seniors are $15 and kids get in for $5. Children 5 and under get in for free both days. Pit passes will be $35 each night.
Gates open at 3 p.m. with racing at 7 p.m. each day.
Thursday will be a practice night from 6-9 p.m. with free admission to the grandstands and $20 pit passes.
Modified drivers who have pre-entered will get $50 of their early entry fee returned, or a full refund will be offered for drivers unable to attend.
The revised payout is as follows:
MODIFIED PAYOUTS: Saturday "A" Main - 1. $5000, 2. $2500, 3. $1700, 4. $1250, 5. $1000, 6. $875, 7. $750, 8. $675, 9. $600, 10. $575, 11. $550, 12. $540, 13. $530, 14. $525, 15. $520, 16. $515, 17. $510, 18. $505, 19-24. $500; "B" Main Non-Qualifiers $250; "C" Main Non-Qualifiers $150; Last Chance Non-Qualifiers $100. Friday night heat race winners $100 each.
B-MOD PAYOUTS: Friday - 1. $600, 2. $450, 3. $350, 4. $300, 5. $250, 6. $200, 7. $175, 8. $150, 9. $130, 10. $110, 11. $100, 12. $90, 13. $85, 14. $80, 15. $75, 16. $70, 17. $65, 18-24. $60, Non-Qualifiers $30; Saturday - 1. $1000, 2. $600, 3. $450, 4. $350, 5. $300, 6. $250, 7. $200, 8. $175, 9. $150, 10. $140, 11. $130, 12. $120, 13. $110, 14. $100, 15. $90, 16. $85, 17. $80, 18-24. $75, Non-Qualifiers $30.
MODIFIED RULES: This is a special event is sanctioned by the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS). No USMTS points will be awarded. Draw for heat race starting spot ends 15 minutes before hot laps. RACEceivers and AMB transponders are mandatory and available for rent or purchase at USMTS trailer. See complete rules at www.usmts.com. Modifieds must conform to USMTS, USRA or NCRA rules and may not mix and match rules packages. Modifieds that are legal under Wissota or IMCA rules are also welcome. Tires allowed in the Modifieds are the NCRA Hoosier, American Racer KK-704 or Hoosier G60. Must conform to your tire rule with the class you race weekly.
B-MOD RULES: Most B-Mods rules packages are acceptable and are invited to race. Southern Sport Mods are welcome to race with their rules package and must be on the stamped H500 tire (nothing else needs to be changed in that rules package). USRA and IMCA-type B-Mods are welcome to come and run under your current rules package with no mixing and matching of rulebooks. Any Wissota-type cars are welcome and will be the same as the King of America race. Only tires allowed for this event for the B-Mods are the H500, Hoosier G60 and American Racer KK-704. USRA rules can be found on the USRA website at www.usraracing.com. Those that ran weekly at 81 Speedway in the Rookie division will need to pick a sanction and run that rules package.
Event organizers announced that a $10,000-to-win Chisholm Trail Showdown will take place in April 2017.
The 81 Speedway is located north of Wichita on I-135 to exit 16, then 0.7 mile west on 77th St. For more information call 316-755-1781 or visit www.race81speedway.com online.
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