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**URGENT** LONESTAR SUPR LM NOW SAT. MAY 23 7pm!

**URGENT** LONESTAR SUPR LM NOW SAT. MAY 23 7pm!

5/21/2015

**URGENT NEWS** PLEASE SHARE & PASS ON! LoneStar Speedway $27,000 SUPR MEMORIAL DAY 40 EVENT **NOW SATURDAY MAY 23, 7pm**

KILGORE, TX (5/21/15) by DarinShort.com. URGENT LoneStar Speedway NEWS, RACERS and RACE FANS - so let's jump right in:

-The crazy weather has caused a cancellation at Boothill Speedway on Saturday, May 23, as their grounds are completely saturated.

-Boothill track promoter Jason Ingalls has pulled the plug on their event early enough for LoneStar to move up the originally scheduled LoneStar May 24 event to this Saturday, May 23rd at 7pm...AT LONESTAR SPEEDWAY.

-100% of the originally scheduled times, purses, events and divisions are still the same at LoneStar, now just racing 24 hours earlier than scheduled...

-$3,000/win SUPR LATE MODELS, $1,200/win MODIFIEDS, $700/win LTD MODS & $500/win FACTORY STOCKS...all as previously advertised.

-The forecast is currently is looking good for LoneStar on Saturday...with precip chances of just 20%.

-LoneStar has skirted much of the precip this week, and unless something changes in the forecast, we are looking to have a really good chance of getting in this event, now on SATURDAY MAY 23 at 7pm.

-We would like to thank Jason Ingalls for proactively being 'up on the wheel' so it allows us all a chance to get in a race somewhere this weekend. So make sure when you see him in the pits this weekend you say THANK YOU for his part in helping making this a possibility - even though their event got weathered out.

COMPLETE EVENT DETAILS ARE POSTED IN THE PREVIOUSLY RELEASED EVENT INFORMATION, AS FOLLOWS (just with the date change):
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$27,000 Posted for LoneStar SUPR Memorial Day 40 – **SATURDAY MAY 23rd**

Kilgore TX (5/21/15) by DarinShort.com. The ever popular SUPR Late Model series makes their first stop of the 2015 racing season to the 1/3 mile high-banks of LoneStar Speedway (LSS) in Kilgore, on SATURDAY MAY 23 with the $3,000 to win 6th running of the “Memorial Day 40.”

LoneStar Speedway continues to offer Late Model drivers some of the largest purses in the region. Every Late Model event at LoneStar Speedway pays a minimum of $3,000 to win in 2015.

Fans can expect another standout field of SUPR Late Model drivers, such as current point’s leader Jon Mitchell; Rob Litton, Kody Barber, B.J. Robinson, Ronnie Adams, Danny Zimmerman, Timothy Culp, Kevin Sitton, Ray Moore, Patrik Daniel, Tyler Erb, Shane Hebert, Rick Duke Jr., Allen Tippen; plus many more of the regions’ top drivers.

LoneStar's jumbo-sized SUPR Late Model purse structure for the SATURDAY MAY 23rd (and July 4 and Sept. 5) event is as follows: $3,000 - $1,500 - $1,200 - $1,000 - 800 - 700 - 600 - 550 - 500 - 475 - 450 - 425 - 400...to start.

Plus, all three LSS points divisions will be in action, which include $1,200 to win Modifieds, $700 to win for the Limited Modifieds and $500 to win for the Factory Stocks. Complete purse breakdown and rules are posted at the track website. Non-qualifier money is also paid to all race divisions, and there is no entry fee for the LSS points divisions. Standard SUPR entry fees and non-qualifier money is in effect.

Race fans will also enjoy the popular LoneStar Fireworks display during intermission...brought to you at no extra admission charge.

A complete event flyer and payback by division for the SATURDAY MAY 23rd event is posted under the ‘resources’ section of the track website.

Here are some quick facts for the SATURDAY MAY 23rd LoneStar Speedway event:

-Pits open by 3pm, Grandstands open at 5pm, Draw Cut off at 6:15pm, Drivers Meeting at 6:45pm, Hot laps at 7pm

-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 for all ages are $35

-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.SUPRracing.com for complete information on the SUPR Late Model series.

Make plans now to spend part of the Memorial Day holiday weekend at LoneStar Speedway with the running of the 6th annual $3,000 to win Memorial Day 40 for SUPR Late Models – coming SATURDAY MAY 23rd at 7:00pm!

HUGE LSS DOUBLEHEADER JUNE 13 & 6th ANNIV. EVENT!

HUGE LSS DOUBLEHEADER JUNE 13 & 6th ANNIV. EVENT!

5/13/2015

JUNE 13 - Huge LoneStar Doubleheader: $2000/win MODS, $1300/win LTD MODS & MORE!

Kilgore, TX (5/13/15) by DarinShort.com. LoneStar Speedway (LSS) fans will be treated to a huge doubleheader event on Saturday, June 13th, with the first-ever visit of the Texas Outlaw Modified Series and the "For the Love of Alex, Stop Texting and Driving" Limited Modified Spectacular. Both of the events were previously postponed due to weather - creating this doubleheader. Plus, a complete program of Factory Stocks and a feature race in the Beginner Factory Stocks will round out the 4-division racing card.

June 13th also coincides with the 6th Anniversary celebration of the 'new' LoneStar Speedway, and we'll have lots of extra prize giveaways, kids bicycle drawings & much, much more. So make sure to round up all the kids for this extra special night of fun and excitement.

This will be a Texas Outlaw Modified Series (TOMS) sanctioned points event, with an excellent competitor purse being posted; $2,000 to win and $200 to start (24th). The full driver payback is listed below. This is also a full LSS points event for all race divisions (see below). USRA rules will be in effect for the Modifieds. Any Modified driver not USRA licensed can purchase a temporary license at the track on race night for $10. The standard TOMS entry fee of $50 is in effect for the Modifieds, and any non-qualifiers will receive $100 each!

Fans can expect to see TOMS drivers such Clyde Dunn Jr., Wesley Veal, Kyle Sweeny, Bobby Malcus, Cody Smith, Josh Landers, Danny Veal, Troy Taylor, Colby Smith, Charlie Smith, Kevin Sustaire, Triston Dycus, Chase Allen, Billy Brierton, B.J. Baze...and many more.

With this being a point's event for the LoneStar Speedway Modified teams, joining the strong TOMS contingent will be the tough-to-beat LoneStar Speedway Modified drivers, such as Jason Ingalls, Wes Armstrong, Billy Melton, Billy Jack Brutchin, Kelly Lockey, Jeff Harris, Robert Taylor, T.J. Steele, Greg Penny, Glen Perry, Donnie Powers, Dennie Gieber, Clint Mayne, Larry Fears, and Donny McBride Jr.

Limited Modified teams will be competing for one of their biggest purses of the season June 13th, with the running of the $1,300/win and $100/start (24th) "For the Love of Alex, Stop Texting and Driving" 25-lap feature event. The full feature payback is listed below. There is no entry fee for the Limited Modifieds on June 13! All non-qualifiers receive $30 each.

Trisha and Robert Taylor have stepped up to help raise awareness of the dangers of texting and driving, combined with a long list of sponsors, have helped to raise the competitor purse in the Limited Modified division.

On April 26, 2010, Trisha and Robert Taylor received the call that forever changed their lives, as their daughter Alex had been in an accident and was being taken by air flight to East Texas Medical Center, and would not survive her injuries. The accident was attributed to texting and driving.

Robert is veteran LoneStar Speedway driver, along with his wife Trisha, continue to help raise awareness of the dangers of texting and driving at their Facebook page titled For the love of Alex Stop Texting and Driving. Click www.facebook.com/ForTheLoveOfAlexStopTextingAndDriving to ‘like’ the page and learn more about their awareness efforts.

If you, or your business, are interested in being a part of this special awareness event, send an email to ForTheLoveofAlex@embarqmail.com and Trisha Taylor will get back in touch with you with more information.

We would like to thank the following businesses for supporting this special awareness event: Bill Cooper, Tyler Weathermakers Inc., KMA Motorsports, Day Motorsports, All Points Systems of Marshall, Tx, Dunn Transmissions, Enerflex Energy, Whataburger/Simpson Racing, Premier Adjustment Group LLC, KMD SICK Designs and Landmark Homes. Please remember to support these businesses that support auto racing.

The Modified feature race will be contested over 30 green flag laps, and a very solid competitor purse is being offered by LSS: $2,000 - $1,000 - 800 - 600 - 500 (5th) - 400 - 300 - 280 - 260 - 240 (10th) - 220 - 200...through 24th. All Non-Qualifiers will receive $100. The standard TOMS entry fee of $50 will be in effect, and this is a USRA sanctioned points event. Non-USRA licensed drivers can purchase a temporary USRA license at the track on race night for $10.

The "For the Love of Alex, Stop Texting and Driving" Limited Modified feature race will be 25 laps and the payback is as follows: $1,300 - $800 - $700 - $600 - $500 (5th) - $400 - $300 - $200 - $180 - $160 (10th) - $140 - $120 - $100...to 24! There is no entry fee in the Limited Modifieds and any non-qualifier will receive $30.

Joining the special Modified & Limited Modified events will be a complete LSS points program for Factory Stocks ($300/win). Any Factory Stock non-qualifiers will receive $20 each. The Beginner Factory Stocks will round out the packed night of racing and fun with their feature event. Complete purse posted at track website.

General Adult Grandstand Admission to this event is just $15! Kids ages 6-11 are only $5 - as we want everyone to be able to afford to come see this special night of racing and family fun! Senior Citizens and Active Military (with I.D.) are $13. All pit passes are still at the LSS 'weekly' price of $30 for all ages.

Here are some quick facts for the SATURDAY, JUNE 13th LONESTAR SPEEDWAY event:

-This is our first 'Summer Hours' event of 2015, which is a slightly later starting time

-Pits open by 4pm, Grandstands open by 6pm, TOMS autograph session from 6:30-7pm (behind grandstands), Drivers Meeting 7:10pm, Track Packing 7:20pm, Hot Laps at 7:30pm; with Racing to follow immediately (by 8pm). The draw-in for heat races closes at 7pm.

-General Admission just $15 (ages 12-64; general admission 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 $13

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

-All Pit Passes, All Ages are $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 for event flyer, class rules and complete event details

-For Texas Outlaw Modified Series information, visit www.TexasMods.com

Please make plans now to join us Saturday June 13th for the LSS 6th Anniversary Doubleheader, featuring the Texas Outlaw Modified Series and the "For the Love of Alex, Stop Texting and Driving" Limited Modified Spectacular - it's going to be a FANtastic night of fun and excitement for the entire family!

$3000/win SUPR LM's NEXT LSS RACE SAT. MAY 23

$3000/win SUPR LM's NEXT LSS RACE SAT. MAY 23

5/10/2015

5/21 UPDATE: THIS RACE IS NOW ON SATURDAY, MAY 23...see top of our website for latest update.

LoneStar Speedway Mother's Day POSTPONED to Weather

Kilgore, TX (5/10/15) by DarinShort.com. In the interest of time regarding today's huge Mother's Day Doubleheader at LoneStar Speedway, let's get right to it:

-Severe weather is postponing both huge events that were set today at LoneStar Speedway

-There will be NO RACING at LoneStar Speedway TODAY

-The $1,300/win "For the Love of Alex, Stop Texting and Driving" Limited Modified event will be moved to Saturday, June 13th; making it a huge doubleheader event with the $2,000 to win Texas Outlaw Modified Series

-Ken Schrader and LoneStar officials are rescheduling this appearance until later this summer - at a date still being finalized

-THANK YOU to all of the fans that purchased 'Party with Ken' VIP Passes for this event. Since we don't have a confirmed date for this return - at this very second - we're going to refund everyone's purchase this morning (after this launch announcement gets distributed)

-We'll let everyone know when Ken Schrader's appearance date is reset, and what components are available to race fans

We hate having to get rained out again, but there's already a line of severe storms rolling through DFW and headed east - stretching all the way from northern Oklahoma to Waco...and the forecasters are saying that this is just 'round 1' for today.

Please have a safe and fun day with Mom; and make plans to join us two weeks from today, Sunday May 24th! We have a jumbo-sized event featuring $3,000 to win SUPR Late Models, Fireworks, $1,200 to win Modifieds, $700 to win Limited Modifieds and $500 to win Factory Stocks.

Complete details are posted at www.LoneStarSpeedway.com and at the LoneStar Speedway Fan facebook page.

Thanks once again to all the fans who supported our Ken Schrader promotion, we'll get him back here for a night of fun and interaction later this summer. Until then, keep your eye to the sky as this extended severe weather season continues.

NEXT LSS EVENT 5/10: MOTHER'S DAY DOUBLE HEADER!

NEXT LSS EVENT 5/10: MOTHER'S DAY DOUBLE HEADER!

5/4/2015

LoneStar MOTHER'S DAY DOUBLEHEADER: $1,300/win LTD MODS - KEN SCHRADER vs LONESTAR MODS!

Kilgore, TX (4/20/15) by DarinShort.com. The wacky spring weather has inadvertently created a spectacular present opportunity for your mom on this Mother's Day at LoneStar Speedway (LSS), Sunday May 10th at 5pm. LSS has combined two major events into one doubleheader blockbuster featuring $1,300 to win and $100 to start (24th) in the "For the Love of Alex, Stop Texting and Driving" 25-lap feature for Limited Modifieds, plus, NASCAR veteran Ken Schrader racing his Modified with the LoneStar Modifieds!

Flowers and chocolates are great gifts for Mother's Day, and LoneStar Speedway can provide your mom a lifetime of great memories at this fun 'twilight' event with our VIP "Party with Ken" Pass!

While supplies last, you can purchase your "Party with Ken" VIP pass at www.darinshort.com/ken.html and it includes the following:

General Admission to the event, reserved section seating upgrade (bucket seats), Food and drink coupon for (1) Homemade Mexican Dinner Plate and Soft Drink at the VIP concession stand (near turn 1), Access to VIP Party with Ken (held inside reserved section). The "Party with Ken" event will be held from 4:00pm until 4:45pm sharp. Ken will be available in the VIP area at that time for pictures with fans, autograph signings and apparel purchases/signings...and it only adds $10 to the posted cost of general admission tickets for all age groups!

With the special start time of 5pm, we plan to have the races over early so everyone can get home and get ready for their upcoming week.

If you can't make the pre-race VIP Party with Ken event (from 4-4:45pm), adult general admission tickets are just $15. Ken will be signing autographs at his race trailer in the pits after the races.

PLUS, as an added Mother's Day bonus, all mothers will receive $5 in FREE 50/50 tickets at the ticket window upon their arrival! Your mom might just hit a big LoneStar 50/50 jackpot and leave with a purse full of cash!

The LSS nightly 50/50 drawing offers fans of all ages a chance for a big cash jackpot - just for purchasing a 50/50 ticket for $1! Half the money collected goes directly into the LSS Driver's Points Fund (which was $13,000 each year in 2013 and 2014), the other half goes to the lucky fan who has their winning ticket number drawn on each race night.

On April 26, 2010 Trisha and Robert Taylor received the call that forever changed their lives, as their daughter Alex had been in an accident and was being taken by air flight to East Texas Medical Center, and would not survive her injuries. The accident was attributed to texting and driving.

Trisha and Robert Taylor have stepped up to help raise awareness of the dangers of texting and driving, combined with a long list of sponsors they are assembling, raising the competitor purse in the Limited Modified division called the "For the Love of Alex, Stop Texting and Driving" 25-lap feature - making it one of the largest one-night, no-entry fee events for this division in the state of Texas!

Robert is veteran LoneStar Speedway driver, along with his wife Trisha, continue to help raise awareness of the dangers of texting and driving, at their Facebook page titled For the love of Alex Stop Texting and Driving. Click www.facebook.com/ForTheLoveOfAle ... AndDriving to ‘like’ the page and learn more about their awareness efforts.

If you, or your business, are interested in being a part of this special awareness event, send an email to ForTheLoveofAlex@embarqmail.com and Trisha Taylor will get back in touch with you with more information.

"For the Love of Alex, Stop Texting and Driving" complete Limited Modified feature payback: $1,300 - $800 - $700 - $600 - $500 (5th) - $400 - $300 - $200 - $180 -$160 - $140 - $120 - $100...to 24!

We would like to thank the following businesses and individuals for their generous support of this event: Bill Cooper - Tyler Weathermakers Inc - KMA Motorsports - Day Motorsports - All Points Systems Marshall, Tx - Dunn Transmissions - Enerflex Energy - Whataburger/Simpson Racing - Premier Adjustment Group LLC.

Joining the special Limited Modified event will be a complete LSS points program for the Modifieds ($1,000/win and $100/start) featuring Ken Schrader, plus Factory Stocks ($300/win). The Beginner Factory Stocks will round out the packed racing program with their feature event.

There are no entry fees for any racing divisions on May 10th. Standard pit passes of $30 will be in effect. As in 2014, non-qualifier money will be awarded to any team not making their feature race: Modifieds $50, Limited Modifieds $30 and Factory Stocks $20.

Ken Schrader is one of the most popular and successful drivers in American motorsports, and LSS officials are thrilled to have him bring his Federated Auto Parts #9 Modified to LSS to compete with all the drivers in the area...and to mingle with the fans before the event in the VIP Party Pass area.

Schrader’s racing career has spanned 40 years and he has wins and/or championships in about every series in which he has competed; from NASCAR’s three national series to USAC’s Sprint and Silver Crown series. Schrader is a Daytona 500 polesitter and has won the prestigious Bud Shoot-Out at Daytona International Speedway. In addition, he has competed in literally 1,000’s of Dirt Modified and Late Model events throughout his career, so he is fully capable of hanging with the LoneStar big dogs.

2015 rules in all divisions are posted at the track website, drivers please make sure to review them prior to your arrival at the track on race night.

An event flyer is posted at the track website and Facebook page. Division payback is posted at the track website.

Here are some quick facts for the SUNDAY, MAY 10th MOTHER'S DAY event at LONESTAR SPEEDWAY:

-Pits open by 1pm, Grandstands open at 3pm, "VIP Party with Ken Schrader" from 4pm-4:45, Hot Laps at 5pm, with Racing to follow immediately. The draw-in for heat races (and Beginner Factory Stocks) closes at 4:15pm.

- Click www.darinshort.com/ken.html to get your advance VIP Passes and to get more information. VIP food concession stand closes at 8pm (located near corner 1). VIP Pass adds just $10 to General Admission prices below. (VIP Passes on race day cost $5 more per age group, so get them through 5/9 at the advance discounted price...and it also helps to know how many we're cooking food for.)

-General Admission just $15 (ages 12-64; general admission 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 $13

-Upgrade any ticket to the Reserved Section (bucket seats) for $5 per person* (*note that it does not include VIP Pass food/beverage)

-All Pit Passes, All Ages are $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 for event flyer, class rules and complete event details

-Go to www.SchraderRacing.com to learn more about Ken and his 2015 racing schedule

Please make plans to spend part of this Mother's Day at LoneStar Speedway! You'll have plenty of time for your traditional Mother's Day activities, then get mom out of her dress, into her racin' clothes and off to LoneStar Speedway finish out the special day of fun!

The LoneStar Family Passes Along our Condolences

The LoneStar Family Passes Along our Condolences

4/28/2015

Our thoughts and prayers to the family of LoneStar driver Josh Clinton who lost his life this past weekend in a motorcycle accident.

Here is his posted obituary:

Joshua "Bull" Clinton

KILGORE Memorial services for Joshua Bull Clinton, 37, of Overton, will be 10 a.m. Thursday, April 30, 2015, at the chapel of Rader Funeral Home in Kilgore. Joshua passed away Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Kilgore.

Joshua was born August 12, 1977, in Overton, to Vick and Pam Louise Clinton. He attended Leveretts Chapel schools and graduated from Sabine High School. Upon completion of high school he went to work for Patterson UTI Drilling Company of Tyler as a service tech and worked there until his death.

Bull liked to build and race cars and was a member of the Redneck Racing Crew. He was always preparing for his next race. He enjoyed motorcycling, bon fires, BBQs, and shooting guns. His family and friends were the source of his strength and spending time with them was what brought him the most joy.

Left to cherish Bulls memory are his children, Seth Clinton of New Mexico, Haley Clinton of New London, Taylor Clinton of Overton, JT Clinton of Liberty City, Madi looloo Clinton of Overton, Christian Spencer of Arp and Chey Spencer of Arp; a granddaughter, Gracie Williams of New London; mother and stepfather, Pam Louise and Marcene Johnson of Kilgore; sisters, Summer LeAnne Bonner of Troup and Adrinna Little Monkey Swanson of Kilgore; grandparents, Betty Gran Gran Clinton of Overton, Richard Swanson Sr. of Crockett and Maxine Swanson of Houston; and aunts and uncles, Terri Lee of Houston, Rocky Dale and wife, Amy Clinton, of Carthage, Richard Swanson Jr. of Kilgore, Teri and husband, Michael Fox, of Kilgore and Kathy Kat Kat and husband, Phil Holt, of Greenville. Also, left to carry on his legacy are numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and other loving family members.

Preceding him in death are his wife, Nicole Marie Clinton; father, Vick Edward Clinton; grandfather, Bill Clinton Jr.; uncle, J.T. Taylor; and beloved friend, Aaron Big A Andrews.

The family will receive friends 5-7 p.m. today, April 29, 2015, at the funeral home.

Visitation Schedule

Rader Funeral Home Chapel of Kilgore
401 North Martin Street
Kilgore, TX 75662
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
5-7 pm

Service Schedule

Memorial Services
Chapel at Rader Funeral Home
401 N. Martin St.
Kilgore, TX 75662
Thursday, April 30, 2015
10 am