9/27AM UPDATE: We had an AWESOME kick off night last night! Click www.darinshort.com/armlive.html to view pictures and videos. Click speednetdirect.com/mobile/mobilelineup.php?&tid=8199 for lineups and results from last night - and throughout the weekend.
RACING CONTINUES TONIGHT AT 7PM - DON'T MISS IT!!! Pits open by 4, grandstands at 5, draw cutoff at 6:30. Adult tickets just $12! Details...continue reading:
FINAL $62K LSS ARMADILLO 'Early Entries;' RACING THU-SAT!
Kilgore, TX (9/25/13) by DarinShort.com. The $62,000 LoneStar Armadillo Nationals will be contested at LoneStar Speedway near Kilgore Texas on September 26-28, and the drivers listed below have submitted their early entries into the event, as of 9/24 PM.
Early online registration is now closed, however race teams can enter the event upon their arrival at the speedway this weekend. Click the event website at: www.darinshort.com/arm.html for complete registration details, including qualifying format and rules, purse breakdown, registration pricing and much more.
The DAY Motorsports Modified division will be racing for $10,000 to win and $500 to start (24th) in their 50-lap championship feature.
The Smiley's Racing Limited Modified division will be racing for $3,000 to win and $200 to start (24th) in their 30-lap championship feature.
The Blaine's Motor Supply Factory Stocks will be racing for $2,000 to win and $200 to start (24th) in their 30-lap championship feature. Factory Stocks do not have a registration fee or preregistration. Drivers will register upon their arrival to the speedway.
Pit gates open all three days by 4pm, Grandstands open at 5pm and Racing at 7pm. The draw cutoff (to be eligible for heat race passing points) is 6:30pm on Thursday and Friday's qualifying night.
Adult tickets are $12 on Thursday, $12 on Friday and $17 on Saturday. Kids ages 6-11 are $5 nightly. Ages 5 and under are free nightly with an adult. A three-day pit pass is available at the pit gate for $90. Individual pit pass prices are $30 on Thursday, $30 on Friday and $35 on Saturday.
All cars in all divisions must have working RaceCeivers. This event will be electronically timed and scored and every car in all three divisions must run transponders to ensure your car being scored properly. Transponders are a $25 rental for the weekend, and electronic timing and scoring services are provided by Professional Motor Sport Solutions based out of Kannapolis, NC.
FANS and RACE TEAMS: A live Armadillo timing and scoring link is now posted at the homepage of www.DarinShort.com - and will be active at 7pm on Thursday night.
Armadillo Nationals drivers will also be racing for the following special awards:
-IRP (Ingalls Racing Products) will be providing the top overall point getter a $500 cash bonus. Drivers in all three of the racing divisions are eligible, and the award will go to the driver receiving the highest overall point total from their qualifying night and championship night combined.
-Express Race Cars will award $250 cash for the Hard Charger in the Smiley’s Racing Products Limited Modifieds championship feature race.
-Gary Bassett of Mr. Plumber in Longview is providing $250 cash for the Hard Charger in the DAY Motorsports Modified championship feature race.
-Ultra Shield Race Products will provide each championship feature winner with an Ultra Shield Race Products Harness System Latch and Link set, and an Ultra Shield Track Mat. The Smiley’s Racing Products Modifieds will also have a Hard Luck award and that driver will receive $150 off Retail Purchase of an Ultra Shield Halo Seat & Cover Combo. Several drivers will receive boxes Ultra Shield Tear offs throughout the race weekend along with gift certificates towards 20% off Retail Price of an Ultra Shield Race Products Harness System.
2013 Armadillo Nationals Early Driver Entries - as of 9/24 PM:
57 Armstrong, Jason Marshall, TX
5 Armstrong, Wes Marshall, TX
409 Babbit, Corey Baytown, TX
21 Brown, Chris Baytown, TX
78 Brutchin, Billy Jack Gladewater, TX
32 Byrns, Doug Irving, TX
L1 Clevenger, Larry Shreveport, LA
39c Cunningham, Chad Mt. Vernon, TX
51x Dunn, Eoin Belcher, LA
11 Fears, Larry Kilgore, TX
16x Harris, Jeff Longview, TX
16 Henigan, Chris Marshall, TX
18c Hyde, Tater Texarkana, TX
12 Ingalls, Jason Longview, TX
8 Ingalls, Justin Longview, TX
10 Ishmael, Jeremy Tyler, TX
00x Johns, Darrell White Oak, TX
15g Lary, Geoff Sarepta, LA
14 Lockey, Kelly Tyler, TX
95 Lodge, Donovan Houston, TX
4m Malchus, Bobby Red Oak, TX
83 Martin, Eddie Stillwell, OK
11m McBride, Donny Jr. Palestine, TX
5m Mitchell, Jon Texarkana, TX
28 Mitchell, Josh Fisher, LA
43f Mullins, Bubba West Monroe, LA
25 Murphrey, Dougie Tullos, LA
222 Neel, Duane Tyler, TX
0 Oneal, Jake Tucson, AZ
88n Oneal, Nick Tucson, AZ
15p Parker, John Jasper, TX
12P Parker, Trent Florien, LA
0x Pearson, Sam Rockwall, TX
7m Penny, Greg Mt. Vernon, TX
22* Perkins, Derek Oakdale, LA
6 Powers, Donnie Henderson, TX
f28 Provence, Eddie Little Rock, AR
27 Romine, Justin Gladewater, TX
51 Strength, Brooks Florence, MS
97 White, George Ft. Worth, TX
26 Abbey, Dean Waco, TX
54 Autery, B.J. Palestine, TX
b75 Ball, Waylon El Dorado, AR
21x Brittain, Chris Longview, TX
30 Brutchin, Billy Joe Longview, TX
70 Chamberlain, Kenneth Jacksonville, TX
0 Collins, Fran Cleveland, TX
00 Coon, John Kilgore, TX
87 Darland, Billy Longview, TX
23m Day, Jimmy Greenville, TX
7 Gaines, Nathan Kilgore, TX
15w Geiber, Denny Jacksonville, TX
18 Henderson, Matt Reno, TX
31 Holt, James White Oak, TX
69x Honea, Jeff Mineola, TX
14 Hornbeck, Barry Longview, TX
14j Jones, Royce Troup, TX
11k Keel, Danny Gilmer, TX
67 Lindow, Allen Longview, TX
01 Martin, Eddie Stillwell, OK
9b Moseley, Darryl Diana, TX
b1 Nichols, Scotty Gilmer, TX
74 Nolen, Keith Mabank, TX
51 Peters, Jason Rusk, TX
5s Reed, Bud Troup, TX
4 Roach, Terry Gladewater, TX
29 Stewart, Johnathan Kilgore, TX
13 Taylor, Robert Frankston, TX
X Tiner, Jason Gilmer, TX
15r Tucker, Dusty Bossier City, LA
c14 Tutt, Cory Kilgore, TX
88 Williams, Ray Longview, TX
Click www.LoneStarSpeedway.com for track information and www.darinshort.com/arm.html for complete Armadillo Nationals event information - and good luck to all race teams this weekend. It's going to be a FANtastic weeked of racing!