UMP DIRTcar Modifieds Join Deep Fried 75 Weekend at Duck River November 15, 16
UMP DIRTcar Modifieds Joins Deep Fried 75 Weekend Line-Up at Duck River November 15, 16
Somerset, KY-October 30, 2013- CT Promotions in Somerset, KY would like to announce the addition of UMP DIRTcar Modifieds to the weekend racing line-up for the 2nd Annual Deep Fried 75 at Duck River Raceway Park in Wheel, TN on Friday and Saturday November 15 and 16 racing for $1,200 to win and $100 to start. The schedule of events for the weekend will see an open practice for all divisions on Thursday November 14 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. CDT and will be $10 per car and $10 per person to attend, with the actual race program getting cranked up on Friday and Saturday evenings.
The UMP DIRTcar Modifieds will join the already stellar-card for both nights of this must-see event on Friday November 15 and Saturday November 16. The UMP DIRTcar Modifieds will race for $1,200 to win and $100 to start in their portion of the Deep Fried 75 weekend at Duck River Raceway Park. On Friday November 15, the UMP DIRTcar Modifieds will time trial and contest qualifying heats, while on Saturday November 16, the UMP DIRTcar Modifieds will be in action in B-Mains and the 20 lap, $1,200 to win/$100 to start A-Main event for the open wheel warriors. CT Promotions will officiate the UMP DIRTcar Modified portion of this event, along with having the same responsibilities for the Super Late Model division for the weekend. CT Promotions has also spoken with officials at UMP at there will be UMP technical inspectors on hand for the event as well. The entry fee for the UMP DIRTcar Modifieds for the weekend will be $50.
In other news for other local support divisions, the 2 Barrel/Crate Late Model division will be in action as well, now on Friday November 15 and Saturday November 16. On Friday November 15, the 2 Barrel/Crate Late Models will time trial with the 18 fastest qualifiers locked in for Saturday’s A-Main, while on Saturday November 16, the 2 Barrel/Crate Late Models will contest B-Mains and the 40 lap, $1,500 to win A-Main event for the division.
The Modified Street Stock division will be in action on Friday Night November 15 and contest a full program of qualifying heats, B-Mains, and the 30 lap, $1,200 to win Modified Street Stock A-Main. This division will see the rules used for this event be the same as the Street Stock Fall Brawl at Clarksville (TN) Speedway a few weeks back in place for this event.
The Pure Pony and Outlaw Pony divisions will also be in action as part of the Deep Fried 75 weekend at Duck River Raceway Park. On Friday November 15, the Pony division will be in action with qualifying heats and a 25 lap, $500 to win main event. On Saturday November 16, the Outlaw Pony division will be featured in a full program of qualifying heats and a 25 lap, $500 to win main event.
The Super Late Model portion of the Deep Fried 75 on Friday November 15 and Saturday November 16 will be officiated by CT Promotions and will see the Super Late Models have practice, group time trials (with the 2 fastest from each group locked into Saturday’s A-Main) and qualifying heats that will be 10 laps in distance. On Saturday November 16, the Super Late Models will be featured in a program that will include practice, 10 lap Last Chance Showdowns, a 15 lap Non-Qualifiers event, and the 75 lap, $10,000 to win/$700 to start Deep Fried 75 A-Main. The entry fee for Super Late Models is $100 if pre-entered (pre-entry form is located at www.duckriverracewaypark.com until Monday November 11) or $125 if a racer chooses to enter at the event. Also, veteran Super Late Model technical inspector Jim Harrah will be on hand to handle all the technical inspections of the Super Late Models for the weekend.
*2nd Annual Deep Fried 75 A-Main Payout (75 laps): 1) $10,000, 2) $5,000, 3) $2,500, 4) $2,000, 5) $1,500, 6) $1,300, 7) $1,200, 8) $1,100, 9) $900, 10) $850, 11) $800, 12) $750, 13) $700, 14) $700, 15) $700, 16) $700, 17) $700, 18) $700, 19) $700, 20) $700, 21) $700, 22) $700, 23) $700, 24) $700.
*Deep Fried 75 Non-Qualifiers Event Payout (15 laps): 1) $300, 2) $280, 3) $270, 4) $260, 5) $250, 6) $240, 7) $230, 8) $220, 9) $210, 10) $200, 11) $100.
Also, track co-promoter Cathy Harris will be having a Toys for Tots drive at the track as well that weekend. All fans, drivers, and race teams are welcome and encouraged to participate and give to the Duck River Raceway Park Toys for Tot drive at the Deep Fried 75 on November 15, 16.
Activities for the 2nd Annual Deep Fried 75 on Friday November 15 will see the general admission area and pit area open at Noon, with the drivers meeting set for 6:00 p.m., while practice laps will get the green flag at 6:30 p.m., followed by time trials and green flag racing. On Saturday November 16, the general admission area will be cleared between 11:30 a.m. and Noon, with the general admission area and pit areas reopening at Noon. There will be a special driver’s autograph session in the general admission area for all fans in attendance from 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., with the drivers meeting set to begin at 4:30 p.m., followed by practice laps at 5:00 p.m., with green flag race action set to follow. All times listed are CDT. Ticket prices for the 2nd Annual Deep Fried 75 in the general admission area will see a two-day pass go for $40, while a one-day pass will be $20. Children ages 6 to 12 will be $5, while children ages 5 and under are free with a paid adult. A two-day pit pass will be $65 for the weekend, with a one-day pit pass going for $35.
Microtel Inn and Suites in Shelbyville, TN will serve as the Official Host Hotel for the Deep Fried 75 at Duck River Raceway Park. Microtel Inn and Suites is located at 1207 North Main Street in Shelbyville, TN 37160. Room rates will be $69.00 per night for single, $74.00 per night for double, and $79.00 per night for a suite. Patrons must use the promo code “Deep Fried 75” to be eligible for these room rates. Check-in time is 3:00 p.m. and check out time is 11:00 a.m (these times are CDT). Patrons will also have access to a free continental breakfast, free Wi-Fi internet access, and a 24 hour a day fitness center, along with a large selection of restaurants located nearby. These rates will only be available November 14 through November 16. To make reservations for the weekend, phone (931) 684-8343.
CT Promotions will officiate the Super Late Model portion of the event and will utilize the following tire compound rules: Hoosier 1600 (shoulder plated) & LM40, American Racer 56 with those compounds only on the rear and they must punch 55 before any race or qualifying, open compound tires on the front. Random tire samples will also be taken throughout the course of the weekend’s events. All entries will be required to utilize an eight inch spoiler. The weight rule will be 2,300 lbs. for cars with an open engine, while those cars utilizing a steel-block engine will have to weight 2,200 lbs. Late Model entries equipped with the CT525 all aluminum crate will also be allowed to compete and must weigh 2,250 lbs. There will a 1 pound per lap burnoff allowance in the heats, last chance showdowns, non-qualifiers event, and the 75 lap, $10,000 to win A-Main event.
CT Promotions will also handle the officiating of the UMP DIRTcar Modified portion of the weekend, with all rules on the cars in the division the same as standard 2013 UMP DIRTcar Modified division rules, as UMP will have technical inspectors on site to handle the technical inspection of the cars in this
Duck River Raceway Park is located at 1100 Haskins Chapel Road in Lewisburg, TN 37091 and has presented dirt track sports entertainment since 1973. Bob and Cathy Harris are the track promoters and more information about the track can be obtained at www.duckriverracewaypark.com via the internet. Interested parties can also get news about Duck River Raceway Park on Facebook at Duck River Raceway, LLC or via Twitter @DRRPLLC.
About CT Promotions: CT Promotions has sanctioned Super Late Model and Open Wheel Modified racing events since 2003. The 23rd Annual Kentucky Klassic paid Winfield, TN’s Mike Marlar $3,000 and was the first sanctioned Super Late Model show by the Somerset, KY based sanction group. The group has also hosted the Iron-Man Classic event annually since 2004. This will be the first $10,000 to win Super Late Model event that CT Promotions has sanctioned and the group is extremely honored and humbled to be associated with track promoters Bob and Cathy Harris and everyone at Duck River Raceway for this event.
For more information on the 2nd Annual Deep Fried 75 at Duck River Raceway Park, please call (931) 684-8200, point your web browser to www.duckriverracewaypark.com or call CT Promotions (Chris Tilley) at (606) 219-1723.
(Release by Michael Despain- [email protected] or @MichaelDespain)
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