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LSS Driver Point Fund/Awards Info

LSS Driver Point Fund/Awards Info

5/2/2012

POINTS AWARDS

To All Drivers and Car Owners:
We have pledged to give money and jackets to the Top 10 in Modifieds, Limited Modifieds and Factory Stock classes this year. In order to provide this fund we are contributing all annual registration fees (30.00) paid by the drivers for 2012 along with all 50/50 revenue and profits from the track program.
We desperately need your help in selling the 50/50 tickets. If we have to pay for people to sell them it is defeating the purpose. Please ask your wives, girlfriends, family or fans to volunteer 1 night to help sell tickets. This will benefit you, the drivers in making this a fantastic point fund. If each driver has 1 volunteer it will be greatly appreciated.
To sign up please go by the souvenir booth and see Kathleen or call Lisa Hafertepe 972 977-7304 or Susie Ingalls 903 235-3300.
ANNOUNCEMENT!!!!!!!!!!
YOU ASKED WE LISTENED! Starting May 12 all Feature winners will get trophies.
ALSO we will now be having a Hard Charger Award each week in each class. Winner will receive a plaque. Award will be decided by start of feature race at green flag to finish.

"Thunder on the High Banks!" 4/28

"Thunder on the High Banks!" 4/28

4/15/2012

RACE DAY UPDATE (SAT. 4/28):

GREEN FLAG CONDITIONS are in effect for tonight's "Thunder" event at LSS. Southern Thunder Sprints, $1000/win Mods, $500/win LTD Mods & $300/win Factory Stocks - ALL FOR JUST $10 Adult ticket prices!

PITS OPEN at 4pm - STANDS OPEN at 5pm - RACES at 7pm.

The weather forecast has removed the 20% chance precip, and now shows 81 degrees and partly cloudy at 7pm with a 10MPH wind out of the South, dropping to 72 degrees by 11pm.

JOIN US for a great night of racing action TONIGHT at LSS for a night of family-affordable fun!

Continue reading for prior event PR...

TUESDAY MORNING RACE WEEK UPDATE:

The current weather forecast is showing pleasant racing conditions for this Saturday's "Thunder on the High Banks" at LoneStar Speedway:

Partly cloudy, high of 81 degrees, 20% chance of precip with an overnight low of 59.

The night features a complete program for the Southern Thunder Sprints, $1,000 to win Modifieds, $500 to win Limited Modifieds & $300 to win Factory Stocks...with adult general admission tickets held at just $10.

Continue reading for prior event PR...

Kilgore TX (4/14/12) by DarinShort.com. The popular “Thunder on the High Banks” series returns to LoneStar Speedway (LSS) for ‘Round 1’ of action on Saturday April 28th. The event features the Southern Thunder Sprint (STS) series.

The three LSS points divisions will also be racing a complete program of heats and features. The Modifieds will be racing for $1,000 to win, plus $500 to win for the Limited Modifieds and $300 to win for the Factory Stocks.

This is the first of three “Thunder” series events scheduled for 2012 at LSS.

Track owner/operators Lisa and Sam Hafertepe have kept all 2012 LSS “Thunder” events with a rock bottom adult ticket price of just $10; which allows everyone a really family-affordable night at the races.

Fans can expect STS drivers including: Ty Johnson, Alan Myers, Cody Robbins, Matt Ebarb, Cody Harger, Koty Adams, Darren Harris, Regan Hawkins, David Forbis, Marty Hargroeder and several more to be in competition.

A complete event flyer has been posted under the ‘resources’ section of the track website. Click www.LoneStarSpeedway.com to check it out.

The rules and complete payback for all three LoneStar Speedway points divisions are listed on the track website under ‘resources.’ (Modifieds, Limited Modifieds & Factory Stocks.)

Here are some quick facts for the event:

-Grandstands open at 5pm, Hot Laps at 7pm with Racing to follow.
-Pits open at 4pm.
-General Admission just $10 (ages 12 and older). Tickets available at the gate on race day only.
-Kids (ages 6-11) just $5
-Ages 5 and under admitted free with adult admission
-Military or Seniors (Ages 65+) General Admission just $8
-Upgrade any ticket to the Reserved Section (bucket seats) for $5 per person
-If you purchase tickets with MasterCard or Visa, there is a $1/ticket processing fee.
-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 for event flyer, class rules and complete event details.
Click www.SouthernThunderSprints.com for all STS series news.

Make plans now for a night of affordable family racing action when the “Thunder on the High Banks” series kicks off on Saturday April 28th, at the “Fastest 3/8 Mile Dirt Track in Texas,” LoneStar Speedway in Kilgore Texas!

LoneStar Spring Sprint Invasion – Saturday April 7

LoneStar Spring Sprint Invasion – Saturday April 7

4/7/2012

***RACE DAY UPDATES: TONIGHT is your only chance to see the ASCS Sprint Car Division at LoneStar until the $120,000 LoneStar Sprint Nationals on Oct. 11-13!

The weather is looking 'fan'tastic for tonight's LoneStar Spring Sprint Invasion, with temperatures of 78 forecast at 7pm race time dropping to around 68 by the final checkered flag.

$3,000 to win and $250 for starting the feature (24th) tonight in The Oil Medics ASCS Sprint Cars, $1,000 to win Modifieds, $300 to win Factory Stocks and $500 to win Limited Modifieds.

Adult tickets just $15! Senior/Military (with ID) $13, Kids $5 and all pit passes $30.

Please look to the right under' resources' for event flyer & point divisions payback.

Also note that one race team alone is bringing a couple hundred Easter eggs for the Easter egg hunt taking place tonight...so it should be a lot of fun for the youngsters too.

Have a fun, safe weekend and if your plans include LoneStar Speedway, it's sure to be a great time!

MORE UPDATES POSTED 4/2: NOW $500/win LIMITED MODIFIEDS & $300/win FACTORY STOCKS Each LSS Race In 2012! Details Under 'Resources.' There will be an appearance by the EASTER BUNNY & and EASTER EGG HUNT for the kids this Saturday night!***

Kilgore TX (3/16/12) by DarinShort.com. The only 2012 scheduled visit of The Oil Medics ASCS Lone Star Series takes on the 3/8 mile high banks of LoneStar Speedway with the running of the LoneStar Spring Sprint Invasion on Saturday April 7th. The Modifieds will also be racing for $1,000 to win; plus Limited Modifieds and Factory Stocks will round out the racing card.

Both Gary Wright and Michael Lang picked up ASCS victories at LoneStar Speedway in 2011. Fans can expect drivers such as Matt Covington (2011 series champion), Claud Estes III, Justin Melton, John Ricketts, Robert Byrom, Martin Edwards, Evan Pardo, Chad Wilson; plus a host of others, as very few sprint events are scheduled that night across the region.

A complete event flyer has been posted under the ‘resources’ section on the right side of the page.

The rules and complete payback for all three LoneStar Speedway points divisions are listed under ‘resources.’ (Modifieds, Limited Modifieds & Factory Stocks.)

Here are some quick facts for the event:

-Grandstands open at 5pm, Hot Laps at 7pm with Racing to follow.
-Pits open at 4pm.
-General Admission just $15 (ages 12 and older). Tickets available at the gate on race day only.
-Kids (ages 6-11) just $5
-Ages 5 and under admitted free with adult admission
-Military or Seniors (Ages 65+) General Admission $13
-Upgrade any ticket to the Reserved Section (bucket seats) for $5 per person
-If you purchase tickets with MasterCard or Visa, there is a $1/ticket processing fee.
-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 for event flyer, class rules and complete event details.
Click www.ASCSracing.com for all series news.

Don’t miss the only scheduled ASCS Sprint Car appearance of 2012 (until the October 11-13 LoneStar Sprint Nationals) on Saturday April 7th, at the “Fastest 3/8 Mile Dirt Track in Texas,” LoneStar Speedway in Kilgore Texas!

***3/19/12 EVENT UPDATE***

Some people have been emailing with questions requesting more details for this event, so here you go:

-It will pay $3,000 to win the 25 lap feature (instead of $2,000), and normally would start 20 cars; but we will be starting 24, paying $250/start.

-There is no added pit cost or entry fee for the drivers...pits are $30.

-Adult tickets are just $15.

-Complete event flyer located at:

www.lonestarspeedway.com/downloads/1003/fi1003_2736.jpg

Make your plans now for a great night of racing at LoneStar Speedway on Saturday, April 7th!

It also appears to be the only ASCS type rules sprint car race in the 4 state area, so it should be an excellent field of drivers.

IT'S RACE DAY! $50,000+ On The Line TONIGHT at LSS

IT'S RACE DAY! $50,000+ On The Line TONIGHT at LSS

3/31/2012

(SEE EVENT FLYER UNDER "RESOURCES")

3/31 $50,000 "HIGH BANKS HAVOC" RACE DAY UPDATE:

We're all set for tonight, which will be the biggest paying Late Model race in the state of Texas scheduled for 2012; so don't miss out on what's sure to be a wild and exciting night of racing action in "The High Banks Havoc" at LoneStar Speedway!

You can expect 40+ Lucas Oil Late Models in the pit area, plus it's opening points night for the Modifieds, Limited Modifieds & Factory Stocks; so it will be a full night of racing.

Forecast is still A-OK, with race time temperatures forecast of 81 degrees, clear and south breeze of 7mph at 7pm, and dropping to a comfortable 71 degrees by 11pm.

The track is located at Exit 583 on I-20; go north about 1/2 mile to the 4-way stop, head East 1 mile and you'll run into the track entrance on the South side of the road.

CONTINUE READING FOR PREVIOUS EVENT UPDATE...

Kilgore TX (3/26/12) by DarinShort.com. The track is ready, the staff members are anxiously awaiting your arrival, and mother nature currently appears to be giving the "thumbs up" to this Saturday's $10,000 to win Lucas Oil Series Late Model (LOS) 'High Banks Havoc' at LoneStar Speedway (LSS) in Kilgore Texas.

With right at $50,000 in total purse money on the line, combined with a rock bottom price of just $20 for adult tickets to this event; you'll get your one and only chance in Texas this year to see drivers such as Scott Bloomquist (2011 LOS winner at LSS), Don O'Neal, Earl Pearson, Jr., Eric Wells, Jared Landers, Jimmy Owens, Ray Cook, Steve Francis, John Blankenship, Austin Hubbard, Jonathan Davenport, Terry Casey and young Californian hot shoe, Tyler Reddick...as they battle the strong contingent of area drivers including Longview standout Morgan Bagley.

Plus, it will be the season point's opener for the modifieds, which will be racing for $1,000 to win; limited modifieds $500 to win and factory stocks $300 to win.

Click www.LoneStarSpeedway.com for complete information, and click www.lonestarspeedway.com/downloads/1003/fi1003_2735.jpg to view the event flyer.

Here's the latest NOAA forecast, as of Monday morning:

Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 80. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Don't miss out on what's sure to be a wild night of racing on the high banks - with the only scheduled Texas appearance of the Lucas Oil Late Model Series, this Saturday, at LoneStar Speedway!

CONTINUE READING FOR THE FIRST PRESS RELEASE FOR THIS EVENT:

Kilgore TX (3/9/12) by DarinShort.com. The only 2012 scheduled Texas appearance of the Lucas Oil Late Model Series will invade LoneStar Speedway (LSS) in Kilgore Texas with the running of the High Banks Havoc on Saturday, March 31st. The winner of the 50 lap feature race will take home a cool $10,000.

Scott Bloomquist will be on hand to attempt a repeat performance after winning at LSS in 2011. However, a full field of Lucas Oil Late Model Series stars will be gunning for the top bragging rights this year, including: Don O'Neal, Earl Pearson, Jr., Eric Wells, Jared Landers, Jimmy Owens, Ray Cook, Steve Francis, John Blankenship, Austin Hubbard, Jonathan Davenport, Terry Casey and young Californian hot shoe, Tyler Reddick.

Plus, you can expect a strong contingent of late model drivers from throughout the region doing their best to keep the $10,000 top prize local.

In addition to the Lucas Oil Late Model Series, a complete program of Modified (paying $1,000 to win), Limited Modified ($500 to win) and Factory Stocks ($300 to win) will compete. Their purse and rules are located at the track website. The Late Model feature is scheduled to be the second feature race of the night.

Here are some quick facts for the event:

-Grandstands open at 4pm, Autograph Session 4:30-5pm, Hot Laps at 5:45pm, Late Model group Time Trials at 6:15pm & Racing to Follow.
-Pits open at Noon.
-General Admission just $20 (ages 12 and older). Tickets available at the gate on race day only.
-Kids (ages 6-11) just $5
-Ages 5 and under admitted free with adult admission
-Military or Seniors (Ages 65+) General Admission $18
-If you choose to purchase tickets with Mastercard or Visa, there is a $1/ticket processing fee.
-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.
-Click www.LoneStarSpeedway.com for event flyer, class rules and complete event details.

Don’t miss the only 2012 Texas appearance of the Lucas Oil Late Model Series on Saturday March 31st, at the “Fastest 3/8 Mile Dirt Track in Texas,” LoneStar Speedway in Kilgore Texas!

Practice Day 3/10 & 3/24 Kicks off Exciting Season

Practice Day 3/10 & 3/24 Kicks off Exciting Season

3/6/2012

KILGORE TX by DarinShort.com. Two practice dates are set to kick off the 2012 racing season at LoneStar Speedway, and they are scheduled for Saturday March 10th and 24th.

Practice is scheduled both days from 2pm to 6pm and all pit passes are $15.
Drivers can also register their cars on practice days.

Fuel will be available for purchase and the main grandstands will be open if race fans would like to take a peek at the new cars and paint schemes.

You can also download the 2012 LoneStar Speedway schedule, click www.LoneStarSpeedway.com and it is listed under the 'resources' section.

Each 2012 event is a special event with a featured race division. In addition, there will be three divisions racing for the points championship & points fund. Those classes are Modifieds, Limited Modifieds and Factory Stocks.

Limited Modifieds will be teched on 2012 IMCA legal Southern SportMod legal rules, and the previously track approved headers are still legal. Payback is also posted on the track website.

Factory Stock rules are posted under 'resources' on the right side of track home page. Payback is also posted on the track website.

Every 2012 race night will include the three points divisions plus one of these race divisions: Sprint Cars, Late Models or Winged Modifieds.

One other notable change is that ALL points races for the modifieds will pay $1,000 to win and $80 to start; which is an increase from $500 to win and $60 to start in 2011. There is a $50 entry fee for each modified points race.

The season kicks off with a blockbuster event when the Lucas Oil Late Model Series take on the high banks on Saturday, March 31. Details will be posted on the track website soon.

The October 11-13 LoneStar Sprint Nationals is one of the largest sprint car purses in the country, and entries to the event are coming already. At this moment over 20 teams from six states have entered.

We're excited and proud to bring race fans this 'specials only' racing schedule for 2012 and we hope you can take in as many of the races that you can!

2012 LoneStar Speedway Schedule:

MAR 10 – PRACTICE DAY, Any and all cars are welcome (2pm-6pm, $15/person pit passes)

MAR 24 – PRACTICE DAY, Any and all cars are welcome (2pm-6pm, $15/person pit passes)

MAR 31 – $10,000 to win LUCAS OIL LATE MODEL SERIES. Plus Opening Points Night: $1,000 to win Modifieds, Limited Modifieds & Factory Stocks (6PM START TIME, $20 GA.)

APR 7 – ASCS SPRINT CARS, Plus $1000 to win Modifieds, Limited Modifieds & Factory Stocks (7PM, $15 GA)

APR 14 – CLOSED: NASCAR WEEKEND at TMS

APR 28 – THUNDER ON THE HIGHBANKS (Round 1) STS SPRINTS, Plus: $1,000 to win Modifieds, Limited Modifieds & Factory Stocks (7PM, $10 GA.)

MAY 12 – Ark-La-Tex Wing Modifieds Plus $1000 to win Modifieds, Limited Modifieds & Factory Stocks (7PM, $10 GA)

MAY 26 – SUPR LATE MODEL SERIES. Plus $1,000 to win Modifieds, Limited Modifieds & Factory Stocks (7PM, $15 GA)

JUNE 9 – THUNDER ON THE HIGH BANKS (Round 2) STS SPRINTS, Plus: $1,000 to win Modifieds, Limited Modifieds & Factory Stocks (8PM, $10 GA)

JUNE 23 – LONESTARPALOOSA (DETAILS & HEADLINER TBA)

JULY 7 – FIRECRACKER SPECTACULAR, SUPR LATE MODEL SERIES, Plus $1,000 to win Modifieds, Limited Modifieds & Factory Stocks (8PM, $15 GA)

JULY 28 – Ark-La-Tex WING MODIFIED SERIES. Plus $1,000 to win Modifieds, Limited Modifieds & Factory Stocks (8PM, $10 GA)

AUG 11 – THUNDER ON THE HIGH BANKS (Round 3) STS SPRINTS, Plus: $1,000 to win Modifieds, Limited Modifieds & Factory Stocks (8PM, $10 GA)

AUG 25 – Ark-La-Tex WING MODIFIED SERIES. Plus $1,000 to win Modifieds, Limited Modifieds & Factory Stocks (8PM, $10 GA)

SEPT 8 – PATRIOT DAY RACE SUPR LATE MODEL SERIES. Plus $1,000 to win Modifieds, Limited Modifieds & Factory Stocks (8PM, $15 GA)

SEPT 15 – MONSTER TRUCKS (Details TBA, 7PM Start Time)

SEPT 29 – $2,000 to win FACTORY STOCK NIGHT SPECIAL & NAT’LS WARM UP FOR RACERSAVER SPRINTS. PLUS POINTS CHAMPIONSHIP RACE in all three points classes (MOD, LTD, FS; 7PM, $12 GA)

OCT 11-13 – 2nd Annual $120,000 LONESTAR SPRINT NATIONALS featuring $13,000 to win and $1,200 to start SPRINT CARS, and $2,200 to win and $400 to start RaceSaver SPRINTS (7PM, $15/$15/$20 GA)

NOV 24 – LONESTAR TURKEY NATIONALS FEATURING SUPR LATE MODEL SERIES, MODIFIEDS, LIMITED MODIFIEDS, FACTORY STOCKS (2PM START TIME, $12 GA)

BANQUET DATE TBA