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CHAMPIONSHIP RACING - ROUND 2 at LoneStar Speedway on Saturday April 12!

Pits open SATURDAY APRIL 12th at 5pm, Grandstands at 6pm, Draw Cutoff 6:30pm, Hot Laps at 7pm. Adults $12 (ages 12-64), Seniors/Active Military $10, Kids ages 6-11 $5, Kids ages 5 and under free with Adult admission.

Kilgore, TX (3/31/14) by DarinShort.com. First off, THANK YOU again for your super SUPER strong support of our last minute schedule change last weekend, brought on by the HUGE storm on Friday night.

It was an incredible turnout on Saturday night of 47 Factory Stocks, 33 Limited Modifieds and 26 Modifieds. We were a bit short staffed due to our last minute schedule addition, but all the fans and race teams were just happy we were able to pull it off. At the request of several Beginner Factory Stock teams, we also added them to the program, and are thankful for their support.

$1,000/win and $100/start Modifieds, $500/win Limited Modifieds, $300/win Factory Stocks; plus Beginner Factory Stocks. Reminder, in 2014 we pay non-qualifier money in all 3 points divisions!

Click www.LoneStarSpeedway.com for complete purse breakdown and rules - SEE YOU THERE!

**also note that a few weeks ago we moved the April 26th race date to April 19th.**




Full lineups and results from last night's season opener at LoneStar Speedway are at the following link:


And note that you can get live LoneStar Speedway lineups and results for every 2014 event at that link on race night.

(note that in this particular case the software was already loaded up for 3/28...but after the rainout Friday, it's actually 3/29)

The next event at LoneStar Speedway is on Saturday, April 12 with Championship Points Night, Round 2: $1,000 to win Modifieds; plus Limited Modifieds & Factory Stocks (7PM START TIME, $12 GA, $5 Kids, Pits $30), plus Beginner Factory Stocks.

Teaser for May 3: soon we will be releasing full event information for the $1,300 to win "For the Love of Alex, Stop Texting and Driving" 25-lap feature for Limited Modifieds.

Visit www.LoneStarSpeedway.com or the track Facebook page for more track and event information.

Continue reading for previously announced event information:
Due to Friday night's rainout, Saturday March 29th will now become the season points opener at LoneStar Speedway.

Championship Points Night, Round 1:

$1,000 to win Modifieds; plus $500/win Limited Modifieds & $300/win Factory Stocks (4PM - Pits Open, 5PM - Stands Open, 7PM START TIME, $12 GA, $5 Kids, Pits $30).

If you had tickets or pit passes from Friday night March 28th, bring them with you so we can get settled up and get the memory of the HUGE STORM out of our system.


Rules and complete purse breakdown under 'resources' on right side of this page.

**JUST ADDED FOR TONIGHT, BEGINNER FACTORY STOCKS WILL GET TO RACE TOO.** (apparently several drivers contacted Sam saying they're ready to race tonight...so we'll run 'em as well).

REGARDING the World of Outlaws LMS, the Series is looking at options as far as a possible reschedule date when they get back to the office to discuss it. We'll let you know what transpires when we hear from them.




6:31PM update: WE JUST RAINED OUT, and are running our REGULAR CLASSES Saturday night (tomorrow) at 7pm. $1000/win Modifieds, $500/win Ltd Mods and $300/win Factory Stocks.

continue reading for previously released event info...

75° and DRY forecast for WORLD of OUTLAWS LMS @ LoneStar FRIDAY

Kilgore, TX (3/24/14) by DarinShort.com. IT'S RACE WEEK for the $60,000 World of Outlaws Late Model Series and LoneStar Speedway season opener THIS FRIDAY, MARCH 28 at 6PM.

Current forecasts are showing excellent racing conditions are in store for the throngs of fans and race teams.

Complete event details and event have been previously posted, and can be found at the home page of www.LoneStarSpeedway.com but here is the top line summary for FRIDAY, MARCH 28 :

- PITS & LoneStar points divisions registration open at NOON. All pit passes, all ages $35.

- DRAW IN for LoneStar Points Divisions CLOSES at 5:30PM


- GRANDSTANDS open at 4PM (no outside food or drink allowed through ticket gate, a full assortment of food, drinks and beer are available at economical prices)

- ADVANCE RESERVED TICKETS ON SALE THROUGH THURSDAY at www.darinshort.com/woo.html for $30 Adult, $28 Senior/Active Military, $15 Kids 11 & Under. There are no transaction fees for online purchases! Guarantee yourself a great seat by purchasing your admission ahead of time!

- GENERAL ADMISSION (sold on race day only) $25. Kids ages 6-11 are $10, Seniors/Active Military $23. Kids 5 and under FREE with adult purchase.

- LoneStar Speedway MODIFIEDS $1,200 to win and $100 to start; LIMITED MODIFIEDS $600 to win and $60 to start; FACTORY STOCKS $400 to win and $40 to start. NO ENTRY FEE in the LoneStar points divisions. Non-Qualifiers Receive: Modifieds $50, Limited Modifieds $30, Factory Stocks $20.

- LoneStar drivers: PLEASE GET YOUR CAR REGISTERED PRIOR TO FRIDAY if you have not already! It will save everyone time signing in on Friday night. Click www.darinshort.com/lss.html and in a few clicks you can get your car registered. Driver registration is $30/car and covers the 2014 season and makes you eligible for the $10,000+ LoneStar points fund.

- Complete purse breakdown for LoneStar divisions, event flyer and rules posted at www.LoneStarSpeedway.com under 'resources'

- World of Outlaws Late Models $10,000 to win and $700 to start. Details and rules at www.WoOLMS.com

- World of Outlaws Late Models are currently scheduled to be the 2nd feature race of the night.

- Track address: 3131 FM 1252 Kilgore TX 75662. Phone (RACE DAY) 903-986-9731. Previous to Friday, email any questions to contact@lonestarspeedway.com for faster response (than by phoning), or post at the LoneStar Facebook page.

THANK YOU to the race teams that have already purchased their driver registration and race fans that have purchased their advance reserved section seating. We're looking forward to a great night of racing this Friday and we hope to see you all there at the 4th Annual $10,000 to win High Banks Havoc featuring the World of Outlaws Late Model Series!




Lanigan leads World of Outlaws LMS teams' assault on LoneStar March 28

Kilgore, TX (3/19/14) by DarinShort.com. Next Friday, March 28th, the top Late Model touring drivers in the nation will take on the high banks of LoneStar Speedway (LSS) in the 4th Annual High Banks Havoc.

A massive purse is posted, with $10,000 earmarked for the winner of the 50 lap World of Outlaws LMS (WoOLMS) event.

After a month break in the WoOLMS schedule, leading the hungry pack of Outlaw teams to LSS is Darrell Lanigan, who recently unveiled Club 29 Race Cars. Lanigan has already picked up three wins in 2014, including one in WoOLMS competition with the new car.

Following Kentucky's Lanigan in WoOLMS points, is Illinois lead foot Brandon Sheppard, who has been substituting for Rocket Chassis house car driver Josh Richards since the beginning of the season. The 2013 WoOLMS champion has been out with medical issues.

Completing the top 10 in WoOLMS points, include drivers: Brady Smith (WI), Rick Eckert (PA), Tim Fuller (NY), Shane Clanton (GA), Ivedent Lloyd Jr. (FL), Tim McCreadie (NY), Morgan Bagley (TX) and Frankie Heckenast Jr. (IL).

Bagley, driver of the P&W Iron Works, P&W Sales, Rocket Chassis is on a real ‘Texas’ streak coming into this event. He picked up the $5,000 to win Turkey Nationals at LoneStar Speedway (the last Late Model event at LSS, held on Nov. 30), and took home the checkers at Texas Motor Speedway’s Port-A-Cool® World Dirt Track Championship two weeks ago.

With much of the nation’s Late Model schedule being dormant on this date, fans can expect a strong contingent of touring invaders for this event. An excellent field of WoOLMS cars will be on hand.

The current 10-day forecasts show dry and temperatures in the 70’s, which will make for spectacular racing conditions.

Visit www.darinshort.com/woo.html and in a few clicks you will have seats in the Reserved Section waiting for you upon your arrival at the speedway on race night March 28. There, you can also view the event flyer.

With the early start time (6pm), if you are concerned about getting to LoneStar at an early time on race night, we recommend you purchase advance Reserve Section tickets now, ensuring you a great seat for the event.

Adult Reserved Section seating to this event is just $30, and there are no online ticket processing fees or any other cost involved to purchase them at the link above. All kids, all ages 11 and under, Reserved Section tickets are available for $15 at the same link above.

General admission ticket prices will be $25 for adults on race night, and kids ages 11 and under will be $10. GA tickets will only be available for purchase on race day at the ticket window. All pit passes, all ages, are $35.

Time trials, heat races and a B-feature will prelude their championship event, which is currently scheduled to be the second feature race out of the night.

Friday March 28th is also the championship point’s opener for the $1,200 to win Modifieds, $600 to win Limited Modifieds and $400 to win Factory Stocks. There is no entry fee for this special event to the LSS points divisions. Driver registration is just $30 for the season, and those proceeds go into the $10,000+ LSS Drivers Points Fund. An incredible $13,000 in cash was paid out to LSS high point drivers in 2013.

LSS points drivers can click www.darinshort.com/lss.html to get their teams registered now, thus saving everyone time on race night. We highly encourage drivers to get their cars registered prior to race night, as we are going to stay on schedule on race night. Point’s divisions complete payback is posted at the track website, www.LoneStarSpeedway.com under the ‘resources’ section.

An Open Practice (for any, and all, racing divisions) is set for Sunday, March 23rd from Noon-4pm. All pit passes are $15. Grandstands are free (no outside food/drink to be brought in).

LSS points drivers should plan to register their cars at this time, if they have not registered already. Draw cutoff on March 28th is 5:30pm, and by getting your car registered ahead of time will save you time when you arrive at the track on race day.

Make plans to join us on Friday, March 28th for the kick-off of the highly anticipated 2014 racing season at LoneStar Speedway featuring the World of Outlaws Late Model Series in the 4th Annual $10,000 to win High Banks Havoc!





ALL PIT PASSES, ALL AGES $15. Grandstands free (no food/drink coolers allowed). Any car in any race division is welcome to practice.

DRIVERS: PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE get your cars registered at this practice on 3/23 or by going to www.darinshort.com./lss.html before opening night on FRIDAY, MARCH 28.

Opening night is going be hectic with the WoO teams on hand, coupled with a 5:30pm draw cutoff that night, we need your cooperation to keep the show running smoothly - and getting registered now will help us all keep the fans from waiting for bookwork being completed that can be done ahead of time.

We want to be able to keep all 3 of our LSS points divisions racing at future big events, but we need your help in order to do that...so please get your cars registered.


Continue reading for previously released information...


Kilgore, TX (3/12/14) by DarinShort.com. 65 degrees and partly cloudy will greet racers and interested race fans this coming Sunday, March 16 from Noon-4pm when LoneStar Speedway hosts an open practice session for any and all racing divisions.

All pit passes are $15, and grandstand admission is free (no food or drinks allowed through main grandstand gates).

DRIVERS: PLEASE take advantage of getting your cars registered at either of these two practice sessions, or by clicking www.darinshort.com/lss.html if you cannot make it to the track. With the early start time and early draw cutoff times on opening night, Friday March 28th, we ARE going to stay on schedule, so your help in this process is much appreciated! The draw closes at 5:30pm on Friday March 28th, so please plan accordingly.

RACE FANS: You are welcome to attend open practice, there is no charge to watch, and the concession stand will be open - with a very limited menu. No food or drinks are allowed through the main grandstand entrance.

PRACTICE DATES: There are only two practice dates scheduled at LoneStar Speedway, Sunday March 16 and Sunday March 23. Both are from Noon-4pm. All pit passes are $15 and you can register your cars at the pit window. OVER $10,000 in DRIVER POINTS FUND will be awarded again in 2014! The three LSS points divisions are Modifieds, Limited Modifieds and Factory Stocks. The 2013 points fund was $13,000. Drivers must complete in at least 70% of the completed LSS points events to be eligible.

WORLD OF OUTLAWS LATE MODELS coming to LONESTAR SPEEDWAY on FRIDAY, MARCH 28. Click www.darinshort.com/woo.html for event flyer, advance reserved section tickets, and click www.LoneStarSpeedway.com for special event purse structure for the Modifieds, Limited Modifieds and Factory Stocks - as they are a part of the March 28th program. Complete purse breakdown is listed under 'resources' on the right side of the track homepage.

LoneStar Speedway hosts one of the largest driver purses and points funds in the United States for Modifieds, Factory Stocks and Limited Modifieds - so make LoneStar your home track! There is no license fees due from drivers, are there only 12 weekends of points races, so that leaves you plenty of time for the family, vacations - and getting ready for the next big race at LoneStar!

From everyone at LoneStar Speedway, we wish everyone a safe and enjoyable racing season - and we look forward to seeing you all at the track in 2014!