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It's $10,000/win Armadillo Nationals  RACE WEEK!

It's $10,000/win Armadillo Nationals RACE WEEK!

9/22/2013

RACING THURS-SAT, SEPT. 26-28!!! DRIVERS GET REGISTERED BY 9/24 to Save $25!

$10,000 to win LoneStar Armadillo Nationals officials/awards announced

Kilgore, TX (9/17/13) by DarinShort.com. The $10,000 to win LoneStar Armadillo Nationals is now just around the corner, September 26-28th. The three-day racing bonanza features the $10,000 to win DAY Motorsports Modifieds, the $3,000 to win Smiley’s Racing Products Limited Modifieds and the $2,000 to win LoneStar Speedway Factory Stocks. The event will be held atop the reconfigured .33 mile high banks of LoneStar Speedway in Kilgore, TX.

And today, the official’s team for the event has been announced:

-The Pit Steward will be Greg Holmes (owner of the SUPR Series and two-time LoneStar Sprint Nationals Pit Steward), Flagman David Corbello (SUPR Series flagman), and Tech Official Jesse Schwettmann.

-Electronic Timing/Scoring services are provided by Professional Motor Sports Solutions, based out of Charlotte, NC (who also has provided timing/scoring for the past two LoneStar Sprint Nationals).

All cars in all three divisions will be using transponders for the weekend, to help ensure proper line-ups and race results.

Online driver registration continues at the event website www.darinshort.com/arm.html through Tuesday night of race week (September 24th). At-track registration is $25 higher. (The Modified and Limited Modifieds pre-register, the Factory Stocks do not have an entry fee.)

In other event news, special Armadillo Nationals awards continue to build:

-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.

Make plans now to join us for what’s certainly going to be three wild and dramatic nights of racing at LoneStar Speedway on September 24th-26th at the $10,000 to win Armadillo Nationals!


7/30 EVENT UPDATE:

DAY MOTORSPORTS now Modified Division title sponsor at Armadillo Nationals

Kilgore, TX (7/30/13) by DarinShort.com. DAY Motorsports of Tyler Texas (located just 20 miles from LoneStar Speedway) has been providing racers and racing industry businesses with great quality parts, components and tires for over 40 years. And today, they have become the title sponsor for the Modified division at the $10,000 to win Armadillo Nationals at LoneStar Speedway on September 26-28.

DAY Motorsports provides teams with a full line of parts and components. Plus they supply American Racer tires for the Modified division. Their mobile sales unit will be located in the upper deck of the LoneStar Speedway pit area.

If you're in a time cruch, DAY Motorsports will also be glad to bring your parts order to the track on race weekend, saving you time and money. Contact DAY Motorsports online at www.DAYMotorsports.com or by phone at 800-543-6238.

CONTINUE READING FOR PREVIOUSLY RELEASED EVENT INFORMATION:

$10,000 to win LoneStar Armadillo Nationals – Sept. 26-28!

Kilgore TX (7/19/13) by DarinShort.com. LoneStar Speedway (LSS) in Kilgore Texas is pleased to announce one of the biggest paying Modified and Stock Car events of the season with the running of the $10,000 to win Armadillo Nationals, September 26-28, 2013.

All three LSS points divisions will be in action over the three day extravaganza, which utilizes a very exciting and fan-friendly format. All cars must be LSS legal, and track points will be awarded on the finale night. There is no car registration fee due if your team is not a LSS point’s driver.

Modifieds will be racing for $10,000 to win and $500 to start (24th). The Limited Modified feature winner will take home $3,000, and the first Factory Stock to take the checkers will receive $2,000.

A special event site is now open for racers and fans. By clicking www.darinshort.com/arm.html you can view the event flyer, preregister your car, purchase 3-day pit passes, review the rules, area hotels, check out the LoneStar Campground and much more. Race teams are required to read the rules section prior to race weekend so they are familiar with the unique qualifying format.

Modified pre-entry is just $80, and it guarantees their teams of a minimum of $150 in non-qualifier money if they do not make the championship event. Early entry runs through Tuesday night, September 24th (two days before the race). Entries received at the track are $25 higher.

Limited Modified pre-entry is $55, and it guarantees their teams of a minimum of $125 in non-qualifier money if they do not make the championship event. Early entry runs through Tuesday night, September 24th (two days before the race). Entries received at the track are $25 higher.

There is no pre-entry for the Factory Stock teams. But each team is required to rent a transponder for the weekend, which is a one-time charge of $25. All divisions will be scored electronically, to ensure promptness and accurateness.

Car numbers will be assigned on a first-entered basis, so if you have a particular car number you’d like to have, make sure to enter early for the best chance to get it.

Pit passes are at regular prices for qualifying nights, $30. Championship night pit passes are $35. However, you can purchase a 3-day pit pass on the event website for $90. 3-day online pit passes will be on sale through Sept. 24.

Ticket prices to this event are very affordable – and are available on race nights only. No advance tickets will be sold. On Thursday and Friday, it’s just $12 for adult general admission, while the Saturday night championship is $17. Seniors/active military can enjoy the racing action for $10 each on Thursday and Friday, with $15 tickets on Saturday. Youth ages 6 to 11 are $5 each night. Seating in the reserved section is a $5 upgrade to any ticket on each night.

Complete purse breakdown, rules; etc. are posted at the track website. A complete event flyer has been posted under the ‘resources’ section of the track website as well.

Again, the complete rules and qualifying procedure are listed at the track website, but here is the basic structure for all three divisions for the LoneStar Armadillo Nationals:

-Your highest point total on Thursday OR Friday will be used to determine your Saturday night lineup. Except, the top 4 finishers in the Thu/Fri A-features will automatically lock in the front four rows of the Saturday night feature. The next six positions will be locked in by the top six drivers in points (from Thursday or Friday points). The balance of the cars in each division will go into B-features and possibly C-features. A total of 10 cars total will advance from the B-features to the A-feature. Nightly heat races will be draw for position with finishing position and passing points being awarded.

-Electronic timing and scoring will be used for all divisions. A one-time $25 transponder rental fee is due at sign in. This will ensure all teams being scored to the best that is possible, along with having live lineups and results quickly available for all of the teams and fans to keep tabs on their smart phones during the event. Professional Motor Sports Solutions of Charlotte, NC is providing timing and scoring throughout the weekend.

Here are some quick facts for the Sept. 26-28th LoneStar Armadillo Nationals:

- Pits open at 4pm (most likely earlier on Thursday), Grandstands open at 5pm, Draw cut-off at 6:30pm sharp, Hot laps at 7:00pm, and racing to follow.

-Adult general grandstand admission just $12 on Thursday and Friday, with Saturday’s championship night is $17.

-Youth ages 6-11 are $5 per night, while ages 5 and under are free with adult admission.

-Senior/Active military are $10 each general admission on Thursday/Friday; and $15 for Saturday.

-Upgrade any ticket to the Reserved Section for $5 per person per night.

-All Pit Passes for all ages are $30 each on Thursday and Friday, with $35 on Saturday. 3-day advance pit passes are for sale at the event website through 9/24 for $90.

-No outside food/drink coolers are allowed inside grandstand, a full selection of economically priced food concessions, including beer, are available

-Click www.LoneStarSpeedway.com to view/print rules for each of the classes of cars racing.

-Click www.darinshort.com/arm.html to visit the event website, view flyer, register your team, purchase 3-day pit passes, read the rules/format, area hotels and track directions/info. In case you forget this link, you can access the event website at the homepage of DarinShort.com between now and the event.

Make plans now to witness one of the biggest short track events of the season, with the running of the Armadillo Nationals, at the “Fastest 3/8 Mile Dirt Track in Texas” – LoneStar Speedway in Kilgore Texas!

Monster Truck Fall Nationals - SAT. SEPT. 21!

Monster Truck Fall Nationals - SAT. SEPT. 21!

9/21/2013

***SEE EVENT FLYER UNDER 'RESOURCES' at RIGHT***

Monster Truck Fall
Nationals at Lonestar Speedway - coming September 21st!

This is the major fundraiser for the White Oak Education Foundation.

For information, please click the event website, at:
www.MonsterTruckFallNationals.com

Facebook page www.facebook.com/monstertrucktexas

EVENT DAY INFO:

September 21st, gates open at 6, pit party starts at 6:30, Monster
Trucks start at 7:30.
5 Nationally know trucks (Iron Outlaw, The Barbarian, Stinger, Fatal
Attraction, Bounty Hunter), Plus
freestyle Motorcross Exhibition,
Monster Ride Truck,
Remote Controlled Monster trucks Exhibition in the Pit Party,
Live Band 6p-7:30.

Tickets on sale at ABC Auto Parts Store and on the website.

Watch Facebook for details on where the Monster Trucks will be on
Saturday prior to the event.

FLYER LOCATED IN THE RESOURCES AREA

LITTON RELENTLESS DRIVE FUELS LONESTAR WIN

LITTON RELENTLESS DRIVE FUELS LONESTAR WIN

9/1/2013

AUGUST 31 SUPR RESULTS from LONESTAR...LITTON RELENTLESS DRIVE FUELS LONESTAR WIN

Defending and three-time Southern United Professional Racing Series' Champion, Rob Litton of Alexandria, La., notched career win #31 in his belt Saturday night, taking the victory at LoneStar Speedway in Kilgore, Texas.

The win marked Litton's fourth SUPR triumph this season and all but guarantees him a title with CURRENTLY three races remaining and a 414-point lead coming into the LoneStar race. The P&W Sales SUPR Series still pursues another fall event, but none are slated to date.

Litton's amazing consistency of averaging over 115 points per event (out of a possible 130), in (19) tour events this year, will regard him as the first driver in series' history to win four championships, soaring him well into elite status.

SUPR will wrapped up the Labor Day Weekend tripleheader on Sunday, as the tour heads east to Greenville Speedway in Mississippi. The 6x of Rob Litton has swept both SUPR events this year on the gumbo quarter-mile, visiting Victory Lane in April and June.

P&W Sales SUPR Series results at LoneStar:
(1) Rob Litton, (2) Shane Hebert, (3) Jon Mitchell, (4) Kevin Sitton, (5) Jim Bryant, (6) Robbie Stuart, (7) Allen Tippen, (8) Patrik Daniel, (9) Jeff Chanler, (10) Tyler Erb, (11) Mikey Kile, (12) Rick Duke Jr, (13) Zach McMillan, (14) Shane Walker, (15) Brandon Hightower, (16) David LaFleur, (17) Dee Williams, (18) Jason Ingalls.

*PHOTO COURTESY OF DANCER MOTORSPORTS*

(Write-up by Bryan Wimberley)

IT'S RACE DAY! SUPR Labor Day 40 - SAT. 8/31, 8pm!

IT'S RACE DAY! SUPR Labor Day 40 - SAT. 8/31, 8pm!

8/30/2013

RACE DAY UPDATES for the LoneStar SUPR Labor Day 40 - TONIGHT - Saturday August 31:

Here's the summary of tonight's big race at LoneStar Speedway:

- Click www.LoneStarSpeedway.com for complete details including event flyer and purse breakdown

- Race time temperatures of 91 degrees and dry conditions are forecast, dropping into the lower 80's throughout the event. South breeze at 8mph throughout the evening.

- An excellent field of cars is expected in all four race divisions.

- This is the final race before the $10,000 to win LoneStar Armadillo Nationals, to be held September 26-28. Click www.darinshort.com/arm.html for the event website, which contains event flyer, rules, payback, host hotels; and much more.

-Tonight is the last full points race for the three LoneStar points divisions, all teams that participate in at least one night of the Armadillo Nationals will receive 10 show-up points.

- Tonight the Modified division will be racing for $1,000 to win and $100 to start - and there is no entry fee for the Modifieds. The Limited Modified feature winner will receive $500 while the Factory Stocks are competing for $300 to win.

-Pits open at 4pm, Grandstands open at 6pm, Draw Cut off at 7:15pm sharp, Racing at 8pm.

-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 $30

-No outside food/drink coolers are allowed inside; a full selection of economically priced food concessions, including beer, are available

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

SEE YOU TONIGHT for another wild and exciting night of racing atop the high banks of LoneStar Speedway in Kilgore - and HAPPY LABOR DAY WEEKEND!

Continue reading for previously announced event information...

LoneStar SUPR Labor Day 40 – Saturday, August 31st

Kilgore TX (8/20/13) by DarinShort.com. The ever popular SUPR Late Model series returns to the 3/8 mile high-banks of LoneStar Speedway in Kilgore, on Saturday August 31st with the 4th running of the Labor Day 40.

Fans can expect another standout field of SUPR Late Model drivers, such as points’ leader Rob Litton; Tyler Erb, Zach McMillan, Kevin Sitton, Shane Hebert, Robbie Stuart, Mikey Kile, Brandon Hightower, Robbie Starnes, Jim Bryant plus many more of the regions’ top teams.

Plus, all three LSS points divisions will be in action, which include $1,000 to win Modifieds, $500 to win for the Limited Modifieds and $300 to win for the Factory Stocks. Complete purse breakdown and rules are posted at the track website.

Track owners Sam and Lisa Hafertepe are offering the Modified division no entry fee for this race. Sam comments: “We’ve had such strong support at the race track this season, and the weather has helped as well, so we’re going to nix the Modified entry fee once again to the August 31st event, while still paying $1,000 to win and $100 to start.”

This is also the final LoneStar race for the Modifieds, Limited Modifieds and Factory Stocks before the $10,000 to win Armadillo Nationals on September 26th-28th. Visit www.darinshort.com/arm.html for complete Armadillo Nationals event information and registration.

Although the August 31st event is the last full points race for the three LoneStar points divisions, all teams that participate in at least one night of the Armadillo Nationals will receive 10 show-up points.

The final 2013 LoneStar points championship, which pays out $10,000 cash to drivers in the three points divisions, will be tabulated after the show up points are applied to those drivers competing at the Armadillo Nationals. Participating drivers will receive 10 points for the weekend, regardless of their finishing positions.

A complete event flyer for August 31st has been posted under the ‘resources’ section of the track website.

Here are some quick facts for the Saturday August 31st event:

-Pits open at 4pm, Grandstands open at 6pm, Draw Cut off at 7:15pm sharp, Racing at 8pm.

-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 $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 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.

-Check out the Sept. 26-28 LoneStar $10,000 to win Armadillo Nationals event website at: www.darinshort.com/arm.html

Make plans now to spend part of Labor Day holiday weekend at LoneStar Speedway with the running of the 4th annual Labor Day 40 for SUPR Late Models – coming Saturday August 31st at 8:00pm!

SAT. 8/17: IT'S RACE DAY! $10 CARLOAD NIGHT!

SAT. 8/17: IT'S RACE DAY! $10 CARLOAD NIGHT!

8/17/2013

SAT. AUG. 17 - LoneStar Speedway RACE DAY UPDATES!

Spectacular weather conditions are forecast for tonight's "$10 Carload Night" at LoneStar Speedway, featuring $1,000 to win and $100 to start for the Modified division, $500 to win Limited Modifieds, $300 to win Factory Stocks and Beginner Factory Stocks.

85 degrees and dry is the event forecast for racetime.

There are NO ENTRY FEES in any racing division tonight...and there are only two nights of racing left before the $10,000 to win Armadillo Nationals on September 26-28...so use this chance to get your car dialed in for the big race!

Tonight is also the Back to School Bash for all kids in attendance! With any kids ticket purchase, free school supplies will be available, as well as an entry into the kids bike drawings tonight. So, grab all the kids in the area and come out and enjoy one last bash at the track before going back to school!

Here are some quick facts for TONIGHT'S LoneStar Speedway's races (Saturday, August 17):

- Pits open at 5pm, Grandstands open at 6pm, Draw cut-off at 7:15pm sharp, Hot laps at 7:30pm, and Racing at 8pm

-General Grandstand Admission just $10 per carload – regardless of how many people are in your vehicle

-Upgrade any ticket to the Reserved Section for $5 per person

-All Pit Passes $30

Please visit www.LoneStarSpeedway.com for complete event information, purse breakdown for all divisions and event flyer. Click www.darinshort.com/arm.html for Armadillo Nationals event website and details.

...continue reading for previously released event information...

RACE WEEK UPDATES (posted 8/13):

As of Tuesday afternoon, an amazing weather forecast is showing race time temps this Saturday of 85 degrees with partly cloudy conditions, dropping into the 70's throughout the event.

Make sure you bring all the kids in your neighborhood for $10 Carload night - as it's also the back to school bash featuring free school supplies for kids-ticket holders, as well as bicycle drawings!

Continue reading for previously announced event info, and click the event flyer link under 'resources' on the right side of this page.

Kilgore TX (8/5/13) by DarinShort.com. Coming off of a fantastic night of racing July 27th, LoneStar Speedway officials are pleased to announce that the next scheduled event, Saturday August 17th, will feature a “$10/Carload Night” for general grandstand admission.

All three LSS points divisions will be in action, which include $1,000 to win Modifieds, $500 to win for the Limited Modifieds and $300 to win for the Factory Stocks. Beginner Factory Stocks are scheduled as well.

LoneStar Speedway is pleased to announce due to the tremendous support at the last event, the $50 Modified division entry fee will be waived on August 17th! The Modifieds will still be racing for $1,000 to win and $100 to start. Thank you again to the great support of the area race teams and fans, it is much appreciated.

And that’s not all. It’s back to school time, so ALL kids will receive FREE school supplies in our Back to School Bash! Kids must be accompanied by an adult, and simply bring your kids admission ticket stub to the display table to receive your school supplies. Quantities are limited, so arrive early for the best selection!

There will also be kid’s bike giveaways during intermission…so kick off back to school season in style, with fresh school supplies and a chance to ride a new bike to school!

This event will also make for a great ‘practice night’ to the upcoming $10,000 to win Armadillo Nationals. Click www.darinshort.com/arm.html for event flyer and complete details. The DAY Motorsports Modified division will race 50 laps for $10,000 to win, while the Limited Modified feature winner will take home $3,000 and the Factory Stock champion will receive $2,000. The event will take place at LoneStar on September 26th – 28th.

Here are the details of the August 17th “$10 Carload Night” in case you are not familiar with the process:

When you drive your vehicle into the spectator parking lot, an attendant will collect $10 from each car. Every person in your car will get into the general admission area of the grandstands at no added charge.

There are no other hidden costs or fees to watch the racing program. Note that at all LSS events, there is no outside food/drink coolers allowed inside the main grandstand entrance.

A complete event flyer has been posted under the ‘resources’ section of the track website as well.

Here are some quick facts for the August 17th event:

- Pits open at 5pm, Grandstands open at 6pm, Draw cut-off at 7:15pm sharp, Hot laps at 7:30pm, and Racing at 8pm

-General Grandstand Admission just $10 per carload – regardless of how many people are in your vehicle

-Upgrade any ticket to the Reserved Section for $5 per person

-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 to check it out all of the event details, rules, purse breakdown; etc.

Join us Saturday, August 17th as “$10 Carload Night” returns at the “Fastest 3/8 Mile Dirt Track in Texas” – LoneStar Speedway in Kilgore Texas!