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$34,000 TURKEY NAT'LS - SAT. NOV. 29 at 2pm!

$34,000 TURKEY NAT'LS - SAT. NOV. 29 at 2pm!

10/16/2014

**event flyer and payback under 'resources' at right side of page**

Gobble up the Cash at LoneStar's $34,000 Turkey Nationals 11/29

Kilgore TX (10/2/14) by DarinShort.com. The final SUPR Late Model Series event will again be the biggest paying, when the LoneStar Turkey Nationals hits the high banks of LoneStar Speedway (LSS) Saturday, November 29th. The feature race is 40 laps in distance and pays $5,000 to win and $500 to start. This is the final event of the season and a staggering $34,000 total purse is being offered.

As in 2012 and 2013, the SUPR Late Model Series cars will race topless, giving race fans a clear view of the drivers as they wheel their cars around the wide, high-banked .33 mile oval.

The event is sponsored in part by P&W Sales located in Kilgore, Texas. P&W has been supplying drilling and oilfield products to the industry for over 50 years. P&W is also a proud sponsor of the 2013 LoneStar Turkey Nationals winner, Morgan Bagley of Longview, TX.

Fans can expect an excellent field of Late Model division drivers and several ‘invaders’ can be expected from throughout the region, including 2012 LoneStar SUPR Turkey Nationals winner Rob Litton; plus Jon Mitchell, Shane Hebert, Zach McMillan, Brandon Hightower, Jeff Chandler, Tyler Erb, Patrik Daniel, Richard Duke Jr., Chad Comer, Allen Tippen, Ronny Adams, Ray Moore, Robbie Stuart – and many, many more. Other than the Late Model drivers required to being topless, all other SUPR rules and formats will be in effect.

In addition to the SUPR Late Model Series, a complete program of Modified (paying $1,200 to win), Limited Modified ($750 to win) and Factory Stocks ($500 to win) will compete. There is no entry fee in the Modified, Limited Modified and Factory Stock divisions. The starting field has been expanded to 24 cars in each of these divisions.

The super-charged SUPR Late Model feature payback is as follows: $5,000 - 1,500 - 1,200 - 1,100 - 1,000 - 800 - 750 - 700 - 650 - 600 - 550 - 500...to start. Normal SUPR entry fees and non-qualifier payback are in effect.

A very solid payback is posted for the Modifieds, Limited Modifieds and Factory Stocks:

Modifieds - $1,200 - 700 - 500 - 400 - 300 - 260 - 220 - 200 - 180 - 160 - 140 - 120...to 24th. All NQ $50.

Limited Modifieds: $750 - 500 - 400 - 300 - 260 - 220 - 200 - 180 - 160 - 140 - 120 - 80...to 24th. All NQ $40.

Factory Stocks: $500 - 400 - 300 - 240 - 220 - 200 - 180 - 160 - 140 - 120 - 100 - 60...to 24th. All NQ $20.

With the sunset being 5:14pm on November 29th, special “Twilight” start times are in effect for this event, so fans and teams can have a great day of racing at the track, while leaving at an early time. Hot laps are scheduled for 2pm, with racing to follow. We expect the races to be finished by 7 or 8pm.

While you're waiting for this exciting season-ending event at LSS, make plans to join us for a double header event on Saturday October 11th, with the running of the Texas Sprint Car Championships and Texas Factory Stock Championships. The Sprint Car division winner will collect $3,000, while the Factory Stock champion will receive a cool $1,000. Details and event flyer are posted at the track website and Facebook page.

Here are some quick facts for the SATURDAY, NOV. 29th event:

-“Twilight Start Times” are in effect: Pits open at 11am, Grandstands open at 1pm, Hot Laps at 2pm, with Racing to follow immediately. The draw for sign-in closes at 1:15pm

-General Admission $17 (ages 12-64; tickets available at the gate on race day only)

-Kids (ages 6-11) just $5

-Ages 5 and under admitted free with adult admission

-Active Military (with I.D.) or Senior’s (Ages 65+) General Admission $15

-Upgrade any ticket to the Reserved Section (bucket seats) for $5 per person

-All Pit Passes $35

-No outside food/drink coolers are allowed inside, a full selection of economically priced food concessions, including beer, are available.

-Event flyer link: www.lonestarspeedway.com/downloads/1003/fi1003_2996.jpg

-Event purse breakdown for all race divisions (all LSS rules in effect): www.lonestarspeedway.com/downloads/1003/fi1003_2995.pdf

-Click www.LoneStarSpeedway.com for event flyer, class rules and complete event details.

-Visit www.SUPRracing.com for complete Series information.

Don’t miss the final LoneStar Speedway event of the season, when the topless SUPR Late Models headline the $34,000 LoneStar Turkey Nationals on Saturday November 29th!

LSS AWARDS BASH - SUN. NOV. 30, 1pm

LSS AWARDS BASH - SUN. NOV. 30, 1pm

10/15/2014

JOIN US! SUNDAY - Nov. 30, 1PM for 2014 LoneStar Speedway Awards Bash & $10,000+ Points Fund Distribution!

Prizes and Cash awards will be distributed to the Top 10 Mod, Ltd and FS drivers that competed in at least 70% of completed LSS point’s events to be eligible.

Food and drinks will be served (details coming).

OPEN TO PUBLIC/RACERS/FAMILIES/CREWS at 1pm; $10/person.

We will post the drivers list soon that will receive free admission to the Awards Bash. All others can purchase tickets upon their arrival at the LSS ticket window for $10. The Awards Bash will take place on the concourse of the grandstand area.

This is the day after the Turkey Nationals at LoneStar Speedway. Click www.LoneStarSpeedway.com for complete event details.

SAT. OCT. 11 at LONESTAR NOW RAINED OUT

SAT. OCT. 11 at LONESTAR NOW RAINED OUT

10/11/2014

We tried holding out, but persistent rain is forcing us to cancel tonight's big race at LoneStar Speedway.

Due to the lateness of the season and other track schedules, this race will not be rescheduled.

Next up at LoneStar is the $34,000 Turkey Nationals on Saturday Nov. 29.

Details at www.LoneStarSpeedway.com

TEXAS CHAMPIONSHIPS coming to LONESTAR OCTOBER 11!

TEXAS CHAMPIONSHIPS coming to LONESTAR OCTOBER 11!

10/3/2014

Texas Sprint Car & Factory Stock Championships coming to LoneStar Speedway October 11

Kilgore TX (9/2/14) by DarinShort.com. LoneStar Speedway (LSS) is pleased to announce a new doubleheader event coming Saturday, October 11th at 7pm: the Texas Sprint Car Championships & Texas Factory Stock Championships.

The Texas Sprint Car Championships will pay $3,000 to win and $300 to start, and will be sanctioned by the Smiley's Racing Products ASCS Lone Star region. There is no entry fee due from Sprint Car teams for this event, and any non-qualifiers will each receive $100. No mufflers are required at LoneStar Speedway for this event. Complete purse structure is posted at the track website, and division rules are posted at the Series website (both links below).

The Texas Factory Stock Championships will pay $1,000 to win and $100 to start. All cars must be LoneStar Speedway legal - no exceptions. Complete purse structure is posted at the track website (link below). All non-qualifiers will receive $20.

With many tracks and series being dormant on October 11th, fans can expect a great field of cars from across Texas and surrounding areas.

This doubleheader event also comes with very family-friendly ticket pricing, of just $17 for adults. Pit pass prices are also staying at the normal LSS price of $30 for all ages.

A complete event flyer for the Saturday October 11th event is posted under the ‘resources’ section of the track website.

Here are some quick facts for the Saturday October 11th LoneStar Speedway event:

-Pits open at 3pm, Grandstands open at 5pm, Draw Cut off for Factory Stocks at 6:30pm sharp, Hot laps at 7pm with racing to follow.

-General Admission just $17 (ages 12 to 64)

-Kids (ages 6-11) just $5

-Ages 5 and under admitted free with adult admission

-Active Military or Senior (Ages 65+): General Admission $15

-Upgrade any ticket to the Reserved Section for $5 per person

-All Pit Passes $30

-No outside food/drink coolers are allowed inside; a full selection of economically priced food concessions, including beer, are available

-Click www.LoneStarSpeedway.com to check it out all of the event flyer, details, rules, purse breakdown; etc.

-Visit www.ASCSracing.com for complete information on the Smiley's Racing Products ASCS Lone Star region.

Come see which two drivers are going to earn the title of being the Champion of Texas! It's going to be a great night of racing on the high-banks of LoneStar Speedway, Saturday, October 11th, with the running of the Texas Sprint Car Championships & Texas Factory Stock Championships!

TONIGHT 9/27: $73,000 ARMADILLO NAT'LS FINALE!

TONIGHT 9/27: $73,000 ARMADILLO NAT'LS FINALE!

9/24/2014

155 TEAMS from 8 STATES to BATTLE IT OUT FOR $73,000 at LoneStar ARMADILLO FINALE, Sat. 9/27 at 7pm!

CLICK www.darinshort.com/arm092514.html for FEATURE LINE-UPS!

GRANDSTANDS: Open at 5pm. AGES 12-64 are $20. AGES 6-11 are $5. Seniors/Active Military $18.

9/10/14 NEWS FLASH:

Armadillo Nationals Factory Stocks Now Gunning for $3,000 to win!

Kilgore TX (9/10/14) by DarinShort.com. One of the biggest dirt track racing events of the year just got even bigger! Michael and Lisa Jones of Jones Racing have added a whopping $1,000 to win to the Armadillo Nationals Factory Stock feature winner...making it a $3,000 payday for the winning driver!

Jones Racing will be fielding two Factory Stock teams into the Armadillo Nationals, the #50 of Billy Meazell and the #92 of Kenny "Pork Chop" Chamberlain.

This event is part of a huge triple header weekend of racing, that also features $10,000 to win for Modifieds and $3,000 to win the Limited Modifieds.

And race fans can take in the whole weekend of action with a $35 3-day pass...which is cheaper than going to three regularly priced LoneStar Speedway events! Tickets are only available on race night at the ticket window. Details can be found at the link below.

Race teams: get your team early entered to save money and guaranteed non-qualifier money!

Click www.darinshort.com/arm.html and in a few short minutes you'll be all set!

Early registration ends on Tuesday night of race week, with the event dates of Thursday September 25th - Saturday September 27th!

Thanks once again to Jones Racing for their support of the racing events at LoneStar Speedway - and make plans to join us for one of the biggest dirt track racing events of year - the $72,000 Armadillo Nationals at LoneStar Speedway!

CONTINUE READING FOR PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED EVENT INFORMATION...

$10,000 to win LoneStar Armadillo Nationals – Sept. 25-27!

Kilgore TX (8/5/14) by DarinShort.com. LoneStar Speedway (LSS) in Kilgore Texas is pleased to announce the return of one of the biggest paying Modified and Stock Car events of the season with the 2nd Annual $10,000 to win Armadillo Nationals, September 25-27, 2014; presented by DAY Motorsports, Smiley’s Racing Products and Blaine’s Motor Supply.

A special event site is now open for racers and fans. By clicking www.darinshort.com/arm.html you can view the event flyer, preregister your car, purchase 3-day pit passes, review the rules, area hotels, check out the LoneStar Campground and much more. Race teams are required to read the rules section prior to race weekend so they are familiar with the unique qualifying format.

The 2013 event saw incredible racing on all three nights, with 169 race teams from 11 states participating in the fast-paced, three-division program.

All three LSS points divisions will again be in action over the three day extravaganza, which utilizes a very exciting and fan-friendly format. The drivers really enjoyed our Armadillo format last year and it will be exactly the same in 2014.

All cars must be LSS legal, and track points will be awarded. All drivers will receive 25 track points for participating in the Armadillo Nationals. There is no car registration fee due if your team is not a LSS point’s driver.

Modifieds will be racing for $10,000 to win and $500 to start (24th). The Limited Modified feature winner will take home $3,000, and the first Factory Stock to take the checkers will receive $2,000.

A super-sized competitor purse is being offered – yet without excessive entry fee or pit pass costs for the drivers, plus a great 3-day pass offer for the race fans.

DAY Motorsports Modifieds Saturday Feature Payback (50 Laps):

$10,000-5,000-3,000-2,000-1,600-1,200-1,000-900-820-780-740-700-660-620-600-580-560-540-520-500...to 24th. Early online entry $80 through 9/23/14, and it guarantees teams of a minimum of $150 in non-qualifier money if they do not make the championship event. Early entry runs through Tuesday night, September 23rd (two days before the race). Entries received at the track are $25 higher and are not guaranteed non-qualifier money.

Smiley’s Racing Products Limited Modified Saturday Feature (30 Laps):

$3,000-1,500-1,000-800-700-600-500-400-380-360-340-320-300-280-260-240...to 24th. Early online entry $55 through 9/23/14, and it guarantees teams of a minimum of $125 in non-qualifier money if they do not make the championship event. Early entry runs through Tuesday night, September 23rd (two days before the race). Entries received at the track are $25 higher and are not guaranteed non-qualifier money.

Blaine’s Motor Supply Factory Stock Saturday Feature (30 Laps):

$2,000-1,300-1,000-800-700-600-500-400-380-360-340-320-300-280-260-240...to 24th. Early Factory Stock pre-entry is $55, and it guarantees teams of a minimum of $100 in non-qualifier money if they do not make the championship event. Early entry runs through Tuesday night, September 23rd (two days before the race). Entries received at the track are $25 higher and are not guaranteed non-qualifier money.

All divisions will be scored electronically, to ensure promptness and accurateness. A one-time transponder rental fee of $25 per car for the race weekend will be charged upon your arrival to the track on race night. Drivers will also receive a smart phone link that will allow them to see real-time lineups and results.

Pit passes are at regular prices for qualifying nights, $30. Championship night pit passes are $35. However, you can purchase a 3-day pit pass on the event website for $90. 3-day online pit passes will be on sale through Sept. 23.

Ticket prices to this event are very affordable – and are available on race nights only. No advance tickets will be sold. On Thursday and Friday, it’s just $12 for adult general admission, while the Saturday night championship is $20. Seniors/active military can enjoy the racing action for $10 each on Thursday and Friday, with $18 tickets on Saturday. Youth ages 6 to 11 are $5 each night. Seating in the reserved section is a $5 upgrade to any ticket on each night.

New for 2014: Three-Day General Admission Grandstand Pass is just $35! That’s right, you can get in to see all three nights of the $10,000 to win Armadillo Nationals for less than going to three regularly priced LSS events! There are no advance ticket sales to this event, and you can purchase your three-day armband when you arrive to the speedway on opening night of the event, September 25th.

Complete division rules are posted at the track website. An event flyer has been posted under the ‘resources’ section of the track website as well.

Here is the basic event structure for all three divisions for the LoneStar Armadillo Nationals:

-This is not a ‘split field’ qualifying format. Meaning, all cars race all three days. Your highest point total on Thursday OR Friday will be used to determine your Saturday night lineup. Except, the top 4 finishers in the Thu/Fri A-features will automatically lock in the front four rows of the Saturday night feature. The next six positions in the Saturday finale will be locked in by the top six drivers in points (from Thursday or Friday points). The balance of the cars in each division will go directly into two B-features (and possibly C-feature). A total of 10 cars total will advance from the B-features to the A-feature. Nightly heat races will be draw for position with finishing position and passing points being awarded. There is no penalty whatsoever for racing both Thursday and Friday night. We encourage drivers to race all three nights.

-Electronic timing and scoring will be used for all divisions. A one-time $25 transponder rental fee is due at sign in. This will ensure all teams being scored to the best that is possible, along with having live lineups and results quickly available for all of the teams and fans to keep tabs on their smart phones during the event. Professional Motor Sports Solutions of Charlotte, NC is providing timing and scoring throughout the weekend, as they have the past three years.

Here are some quick facts for the Sept. 25-27th LoneStar Armadillo Nationals:

- Pits open at 4pm (most likely earlier on Thursday), Grandstands open at 5pm, Draw cut-off at 6:30pm sharp, Hot laps at 7:00pm, and racing to follow.

-Adult general grandstand admission just $12 on Thursday and Friday, with Saturday’s championship night is $20.

-Adult 3-day Grandstand General Admission Pass is available at the track on race night for just $35 (a $9 savings!).

-Youth ages 6-11 are $5 per night, while ages 5 and under are free with adult admission.

-Senior/Active military are $10 each general admission on Thursday/Friday; and $18 for Saturday (or $35 for 3-day).

-Upgrade any ticket to the Reserved Section for $5 per person per night.

-All Pit Passes for all ages are $30 each on Thursday and Friday, with $35 on Saturday. 3-day advance pit passes are for sale at the event website through 9/23 for $90.

-No outside food/drink coolers are allowed inside grandstand, a full selection of economically priced food concessions, including beer, are available

-Click www.LoneStarSpeedway.com to view/print rules for each of the classes of cars racing.

-Click www.darinshort.com/arm.html to visit the event website, view flyer, register your team, purchase 3-day pit passes, read the rules/format, area hotels and track directions/info. In case you forget this link, you can access the event website at the homepage of DarinShort.com between now and the event.

Don’t miss one of the biggest and most exciting short track racing events of the season! Make plans to join us for the 2nd annual running of the $10,000 to win Armadillo Nationals at LoneStar Speedway on September 25th – 27th!