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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.
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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!
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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!