University of Central Missouri Night this Saturday at Central Missouri Speedway
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April 20, 2016  |  by Sam Stoecklin

Kevin Blackburn (26), Shad Badder (73b), Tim Karrick (1k) and eventual winner Gunner Martin (75) had an intense battle for the $1,000-to-win payday in the USRA Modified feature last Saturday at the Central Missouri Speedway.

WARRENSBURG, Mo.—The 2016 season is underway and this weekend championship points racing continues with University of Central Missouri (UCM) Night at the Central Missouri Speedway. USRA Modifieds, Street Stocks, B-Mods and Pure Stocks will compete in preliminary and main event races throughout the night as drivers look to start the season strong to establish themselves in the point’s chases.

All UCM students with a current and valid UCM student I.D. will receive half-priced grandstand admission at just $5. Last weekend, the season began with Gunner Martin of Independence capturing his first-ever USRA Modified victory at CMS.

On Saturday, pit gates open at 4:30, followed by grandstands at 5, driver pill draw cut-off is 6:15 (no passing points if driver draws after cutoff), pit meeting takes place at 6:30, hot laps begin at 7, followed by racing at 7:30. Adult general admission is $12, military with I.D. and seniors 65+ are $10, kids ages 6 to 12 are $5, and children 5 and under are free.

CMS is located 3.5-miles north of Warrensburg, Mo., from the junction of Highways 50 and 13 in Warrensburg just north of the new Highway 13 by-pass round-a-bout, or from the Higginsville exit off I-70, head south on Highway 13 for 12.5 miles. Follow us on Twitterlike us on Facebook and join our email group by clicking here. Keep up with CMS news and information by pointing your browser to

Contact Susan Walls at 816-229-1338 to join the CMS team of business partners (no calls after 8 p.m.). There are several opportunities for your business to become involved in the exciting sport of dirt-track racing. No other sport has as many dedicated and loyal fans as weekly dirt racing. Car class sponsorship, event sponsorship, race night sponsorship, signage, points-sheet advertising, and special-event sponsorship are just a few of the ways to put your marketing and branding logo in front of the loyal race family!

CMS wishes to thank its 2016 primary sponsors for their support this season! Cliff Harris Warrensburg Ford, Budweiser, KMZU 100.7 FM, Sunoco Race Fuels, KMMO FM 102.9, Midwest Coatings, Better Country KIX 105.7, KSDL, and KSIS FM, Comfort Inn Warrensburg Station, KRLI FM 103.9 & KAOL 101.3 FM The Grenade, Pepsi, 610 Sports Radio Kansas City, Heartland Waste, and 'Today's New Hit Country' 95.3 FM KDKD.

This list of 2016 outstanding business partners includes: Victory Trophies & Plaques, Joslins Jewelry, Batliner Recycling, DQ Grill & Chill of Warrensburg, Blue Springs Chiropractic, Economy Lumber, Kleinschmidt's Western Store, OK Tire Stores, Eickleberry Concrete & Construction, LJS Graphics, Finish Line Performance, Wolf Tire Service, JA Performance and Outdoor Services,, and Seeburg Mufflers.

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