Central Missouri Speedway Sunday event features $3,000-to-win USRA Modified race
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May 27, 2017  |  by Sam Stoecklin

USRA Modified drivers such as Jim Moody (00) and Tim Karrick (1k) are expected to compete for $3,000 during Central Missouri's Speedway's one-day program on Sunday, May 28.

Strong storms and heavy rains moved through the area Saturday afternoon forcing the cancellation of night one racing for the Memorial Day Weekend at Central Missouri Speedway (CMS). As previously announced earlier in the week by promoters Earl and Susan Walls, if Saturday was cancelled, the Saturday program would run on Sunday, May 28th instead and the Sunday portion would not take place.

CMS wishes to apologize to drivers in the Allstar Midget Series, ULMA Late Models and E-Mod classes. Both the Allstar Midgets and ULMA Late Models have additional appearances this year. CMS will look at options to possibly reschedule the E-Mods another time.

Unfortunately, Saturday was canceled and now the planned two-day event is trimmed back to a single-day program on Sunday; however, the one-day race is going to be a big one as USRA Modified drivers will compete in a straight up night of racing for $3,000 to win! Heat races with passing points and B-Main(s) will determine the 24-car starting field.

Pure Stock drivers will also compete in their annual track special event as drivers have a shot at the $500-to-win special event. Pure Stock drivers will qualify through heat races and a B-Main event if needed to get to the 24-car starting grid.

There are entry fees for both USRA Modified drivers and Pure Stock drivers. For Modifieds, the entry is $50 if the driver has raced twice at CMS in a USRA Modified prior to Sunday’s race, for drivers not meeting these criteria, the entry is $100. For Pure Stock drivers who have raced twice at CMS in a Pure Stock prior to Sunday’s event, the entry fee is $0, for drivers not meeting these criteria, the entry fee is $25. Pit passes are not included in entry fees. There are NO track registration fees for any classes the entire Memorial Day race weekend. Visit the CMS website at www.centralmissourispeedway.net.

Street Stocks, USRA B-Mods, and Midwest Mod Lites are also part of the program competing for their normal championship points and purse payouts. Start times for Saturday evening are, Pit Gates open at 4:30, grandstands at 5, driver pill draw closes at 6:15. Warning: late drivers will not be awarded passing points. The pit meeting takes place at 6:30, hot laps roll out at 7:00 and racing begins at 7:30. General admission adults $15, Military w/I.D. and Seniors 65 to 74 $12, kids ages six to twelve $5, five years and under are free, seniors 75 and older are also free. Seniors 80 and older may receive free pit admission courtesy of promoter Earl Walls, who recently celebrated his own 80th birthday in 2017 last April! All pit passes for the weekend are $35 per person.

Just announced, CMS is in search of the ‘Master of the Q at CMS’ during this year's Tom Wilson Memorial BBQ Bowl on Independence Day weekend. The Master of the Q will take home $500 for their winning BBQ! Master chefs should head over to the CMS Facebook page at www.facebook.com/Central-Missouri-Speedway and private message the track with their intent to enter the contest. Complete details are listed on the Facebook page and www.centralmissourispeedway.net!

CMS reminds drivers and fans to be alert and take alternate routes to CMS beginning May 8th as bridge construction begins on Highway 13 just north of Warrensburg over the Blackwater River, Highway 13 will close just north of Warrensburg at the bridge. Alternate routes to CMS from the West include 50 Highway past Warrensburg to the Highway 13 north bypass or Interstate 70 from the Higginsville Exit then 12 miles south to the track. From the South on Highway 13 simply stay on the bypass around Warrensburg, the track is just north of the final roundabout. From the East, simply exit on the Highway 13 bypass north to the track. From the Hwy 50 bypass, the track is 5 miles north.

Keep up with CMS on Twitter @CMSgoing_green. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pages/Central-Missouri-Speedway. Join our email group by emailing info@centralmissourispeedway.net. Find CMS on YouTube at CMS Going Green! Keep up with CMS news and information by pointing your browser to www.centralmissourispeedway.net. The Website includes standings, results, schedule, news, and much more!

CMS wishes to thank its 2017 primary sponsors for their support including Cliff Harris Warrensburg Ford, Budweiser, KMZU 100.7 FM, Sunoco Race Fuels, 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, College Town Apartments of Warrensburg, and Heartland Waste.

The list of 2017 business partners includes: Batliner Recycling, Kleinschmidt’s Western Store, OK Wheel Alignment, OK Tire Stores, Blue Springs Truck Line Inc., Brooks Auto LLC, Rick Darling Racing Engines/Head Porting, KMMO Radio, Sabre Solar LLC, KDKD Radio, LJS Graphics, Wilderness Ridge Tent & Canvas, DQ Grill & Chill of Warrensburg, Zaxby’s, Miller Lite, Victory Trophies & Plaques, Joslins Jewelry, Eickleberry Concrete & Construction, RockAuto.com, R & B Septic Services, O’Reilly Auto Parts, Wilderness Ridge Tent and Canvas, and Seeburg Mufflers. To join the CMS business partner team, call Susan Walls at (816) 229-1338. No calls after 8 p.m. please.

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