Sunday night racing returns to Cresco Speedway with May 17 season opener
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May 11, 2009

CRESCO, Iowa - The gates swing open this Sunday, May 17, to launch another exciting season of American Racer USRA Weekly Racing Series action at the Cresco Speedway, located on Mighty Howard County Fairgrounds in Cresco, Iowa.

After two seasons of Friday night racing, RL Promotions officials are returning to the traditional Sunday race night with four classes in action: USRA Modifieds, USRA Karl Chevrolet Stock Cars, USRA Karl Chevrolet B-Mods and USRA Hobby Stocks.

This Sunday's season opener will also feature a special $1,000 top prize for the USRA Modifieds.

Pit gates will open at 4:00, spectator gates open at 5:00, hot laps start around 6:15 and the mud start flying at 6:30 sharp.

Defending track champions are Darrin Walch of Postville (USRA Modifieds), Tom Schmitt of Independence (USRA Karl Chevrolet Stock Cars), Jimmy Broszeit of Postville (USRA Karl Chevrolet B-Mods) and Brandon Hare of Elma (USRA Hobby Stocks).

The Cresco Speedway is a 4/10-mile semi-banked clay oval located 0.2 miles north of SR 9 on SW 7th (at the Howard County Fairgrounds). For more information, contact the RL Promotions offices at (515) 832-6000 or visit www.rlpromotions.com online. Race day info is available by calling the track hotline at (563) 547-3400.

CRESCO SPEEDWAY 2009 SCHEDULE

Sunday, May 17
Season Opener/Modified Special - American Racer American Racer USRA Weekly Racing Series featuring USRA Modifieds ($1,000 to win), USRA Karl Chevrolet Stock Cars, USRA Karl Chevrolet B-Mods and USRA Hobby Stocks.
Times: Pits Open 4:00 • Grandstands Open 5:00 • Hot Laps 6:15 • Racing 6:30
Prices: Adults $9 • Kids 6-12 $3 • Under 6 FREE • Pits $25

Thursday, May 21
USMTS Casey's General Stores National Tour Modifieds featuring NASCAR's Ken Schrader presented by Kabrick Distributing plus American Racer USRA Weekly Racing Series featuring USRA Karl Chevrolet Stock Cars, USRA Karl Chevrolet B-Mods and USRA Hobby Stocks.
Times: Pits Open 4:00 • Grandstands Open 5:00 • Hot Laps 6:30 • Racing 7:00
Prices: Adults $15 • Kids 6-12 $5 • Under 6 FREE • Pits $30
Fans can pick up $2-off discount coupons at Casey's General Store locations in Cresco, Decorah and New Hampton.

Sunday, May 31
American Racer USRA Weekly Racing Series presented by A&W/Long John Silvers featuring USRA Modifieds, USRA Karl Chevrolet Stock Cars, USRA Karl Chevrolet B-Mods and USRA Hobby Stocks.
Times: Pits Open 4:00 • Grandstands Open 5:00 • Hot Laps 6:15 • Racing 6:30
Prices: Adults $9 • Kids 6-12 $3 • Under 6 FREE • Pits $25

Sunday, June 7
American Racer USRA Weekly Racing Series presented by Pepsi featuring USRA Modifieds, USRA Karl Chevrolet Stock Cars, USRA Karl Chevrolet B-Mods and USRA Hobby Stocks.
Times: Pits Open 4:00 • Grandstands Open 5:00 • Hot Laps 6:15 • Racing 6:30
Prices: Adults $9 • Kids 6-12 $3 • Under 6 FREE • Pits $25
Licensed to Thrill: Show your driver's license or i.d. card from the town of Cresco and get in for free!!!

Tuesday, June 16
Deery Brothers Summer Series for IMCA Late Models presented by Subway plus American Racer USRA Weekly Racing Series featuring USRA Karl Chevrolet Stock Cars, USRA Karl Chevrolet B-Mods and USRA Hobby Stocks.
Times: Pits Open 4:00 • Grandstands Open 5:00 • Hot Laps 6:30 • Racing 7:00
Prices: Adults $15 • Kids 6-12 $5 • Under 6 FREE • Pits $30

Sunday, June 28
Howard County Fair Special - American Racer USRA Weekly Racing Series featuring USRA Modifieds, USRA Karl Chevrolet Stock Cars, USRA Karl Chevrolet B-Mods and USRA Hobby Stocks plus Hornets.
Times: Pits Open 4:00 • Grandstands Open 5:00 • Hot Laps 6:30 • Racing 7:00
Prices: Adults $10 • Kids 6-12 $5 • Under 6 FREE • Pits $25

Tuesday, July 7
Firecracker B-Mod Special - American Racer USRA Weekly Racing Series featuring USRA Modifieds, USRA Karl Chevrolet Stock Cars, USRA Karl Chevrolet B-Mods ($1,500 to win) and USRA Hobby Stocks, plus a huge fireworks display.
Times: Pits Open 4:00 • Grandstands Open 5:00 • Hot Laps 6:15 • Racing 6:30
Prices: Adults $9 • Kids 6-12 $3 • Under 6 FREE • Pits $25

Sunday, July 12
American Racer USRA Weekly Racing Series featuring USRA Modifieds, USRA Karl Chevrolet Stock Cars, USRA Karl Chevrolet B-Mods and USRA Hobby Stocks.
Times: Pits Open 4:00 • Grandstands Open 5:00 • Hot Laps 6:15 • Racing 6:30
Prices: Adults $9 • Kids 6-12 $3 • Under 6 FREE • Pits $25
Licensed to Thrill: Show your driver's license or i.d. card from the towns of Decorah or Waukon and get in for free!!!

Thursday, July 16
Great American Stock Car Challenge - American Racer USRA Weekly Racing Series featuring USRA Modifieds, USRA Karl Chevrolet Stock Cars ($2,000 to win), USRA Karl Chevrolet B-Mods and USRA Hobby Stocks ($500 to win).
Times: Pits Open 4:00 • Grandstands Open 5:00 • Hot Laps 6:30 • Racing 7:00
Prices: Adults $12 • Kids 6-12 $5 • Under 6 FREE • Pits $30

Sunday, July 26
Modified Special - American Racer USRA Weekly Racing Series featuring USRA Modifieds ($1,000 to win), USRA Karl Chevrolet Stock Cars, USRA Karl Chevrolet B-Mods and USRA Hobby Stocks.
Times: Pits Open 4:00 • Grandstands Open 5:00 • Hot Laps 6:15 • Racing 6:30
Prices: Adults $9 • Kids 6-12 $3 • Under 6 FREE • Pits $25
Licensed to Thrill: Show your driver's license or i.d. card from the town of New Hampton and get in for free!!!

Tuesday, August 4
USMTS Casey's General Stores National Tour Modifieds presented by Dean’s Body Shop plus American Racer USRA Weekly Racing Series featuring USRA Karl Chevrolet Stock Cars, USRA Karl Chevrolet B-Mods and USRA Hobby Stocks.
Times: Pits Open 4:00 • Grandstands Open 5:00 • Hot Laps 6:30 • Racing 7:00
Prices: Adults $15 • Kids 6-12 $5 • Under 6 FREE • Pits $30
Fans can pick up $2-off discount coupons at Casey's General Store locations in Cresco, Decorah and New Hampton.

Sunday, August 23
American Racer USRA Weekly Racing Series featuring USRA Modifieds, USRA Karl Chevrolet Stock Cars, USRA Karl Chevrolet B-Mods and USRA Hobby Stocks.
Times: Pits Open 4:00 • Grandstands Open 5:00 • Hot Laps 6:15 • Racing 6:30
Prices: Adults $9 • Kids 6-12 $3 • Under 6 FREE • Pits $25
Licensed to Thrill: Show your driver's license or i.d. card from the towns of Osage or Riceville and get in for free!!!

Sunday, August 30
Season Championship plus Hobby Stock Special - American Racer USRA Weekly Racing Series featuring USRA Modifieds, USRA Karl Chevrolet Stock Cars and USRA Karl Chevrolet B-Mods and USRA Hobby Stocks ($1,000 to win). Awards presentation after the races.
Times: Pits Open 4:00 • Grandstands Open 5:00 • Hot Laps 6:15 • Racing 6:30
Prices: Adults $9 • Kids 6-12 $3 • Under 6 FREE • Pits $25

SCHEDULE IS TENTATIVE AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE



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