Friday, November 24, 2017

Memorial Day Weekend trifecta for Holley Iron Man Series USRA Stock Cars and USRA B-Mods

lynn-2DENISON, Iowa-USRA Stock Cars and USRA B-Mods will share the spotlight with the United States Modified Touring Series at three big events this Thursday-Sunday, May 21-24, in Iowa and Minnesota.

Action kicks off this Thursday, May 21, as Malvern Trust & Savings Bank presents the Holley Iron Man Series at the Crawford County Speedway in Denison, Iowa.

The pits will open at 4 p.m. with spectator gates swinging open one hour later. Hot laps start at 6:45 and the first heat race takes the green flag at 7:15.

Adult grandstand tickets are $18, kids ages 6-12 are just $5 and children ages 5 and under get in for free. Pit passes are $35. Race fans can find discount coupons good for $2 off adult grandstand admission at Casey’s General Stores locations in Carroll, Denison, Harlan, Manning, Sac City and Woodbine. To find the location nearest you, visit www.caseys.com.

The Crawford County Speedway is located just off of Highway 39 at the Crawford County Fairgrounds. For more information, call 712-269-6335.

On Saturday, USRA Stock Cars and USRA B-Mods move north to the Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, Minn., for the 13th Annual Minnesota Spring Challenge presented by A&A Electrical & Underground.

Pits open at 2 p.m., grandstands open at 4, hot laps begin at 5:30 and the green flag waves at 6 p.m. Fans are invited to come out early and enjoy Slingshot action on the Button Buck Speedway beginning at 3 p.m.

Adult grandstand tickets for the event are $18 and kids ages 12 and under are $5. Pit passes are $30. Race fans can pick up coupons good for $2 off adult admission at Casey’s General Stores locations in Lime Springs, Preston, Rochester and Stewartville. To find the location nearest you, visit www.caseys.com.

The Deer Creek Speedway is a 3/8-mile high-banked clay oval is located 11.3 miles south of I-90 (exit 209) on US 63 (0.7 mile north of SR 16) in Spring Valley, Minn. For more info, call 877-327-7223 or 507-346-2342 on race day or visit www.deercreekspeedway.com online.

Then on Sunday, May 24, the 13th Annual Stars & Stripes Shootout takes place at the Upper Iowa Speedway in Decorah, Iowa. Presented by Weis Buick GMC, Sunday’s blockbuster event will also feature USRA Hobby Stocks.

Tickets are $18 for adults, $5 for kids ages 6-12 and children ages 5 and under get in for free. Pit passes are $35. Race fans can pick up coupons good for $2 off adult admission at Casey’s General Stores locations in Cresco, Decorah, Ossian and Waukon. To find the location nearest you, visit www.caseys.com.

Hot laps begin at 6 p.m. with racing to follow.

The Upper Iowa Speedway is a semi-banked quarter-mile dirt oval located 1.8 miles east of US 52 on SR 9, then 1.0 mile northwest on Montgomery St., then northeast on E. Main St. (at the Winneshiek County Fairgrounds). For more information call 563-382-0711 or visit www.upperiowaspeedway.com online.

All three events will pay $750 to win for the USRA Stock Cars and $600 to win the USRA B-Mod main events. All three shows will also award national points in the USRA Weekly Racing Series.

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND FAST FACTS:

RULES: All USRA rules apply. Stock Cars utilizing the 500 carburetor are allowed to use a 4-barrel. If you are running a 350 you can put on a 500 carburetor. If you are legal at your local weekly track (including tire rule), you are legal for these USRA events. See complete rules at www.usraracing.com or call 515-832-6000.

PROCEDURES: Draw for heat race starting spot ends 15 minutes before hot laps. Qualifying will be done by heat race passing points and “B” Mains. RACEceivers and AMB transponders are mandatory and available for rent or purchase at the registration trailer.

USRA STOCK PAYOUTS: 1. $750, 2. $550, 3. $450, 4. $375, 5. $325, 6. $280, 7. $250, 8. $220, 9. $190, 10. $170, 11. $150, 12. $140, 13. $130, 14. $125, 15. $120, 16. $115, 17. $110, 18. $105, 19-20. $100, Tow $75.

USRA B-MOD PAYOUTS: 1. $600, 2. $450, 3. $350, 4. $300, 5. $250, 6. $200, 7. $180, 8. $160, 9. $140, 10. $130, 11. $120, 12. $110, 13. $100, 14. $90, 15. $85, 16-20. $80, Tow $50.

ENTRY FEES: USRA Stock Cars are $30 for licensed drivers or $40 for non-licensed. USRA B-Mods are $25 for licensed or $35 for non-licensed competitors.

YEAR-END POINTS FUNDS (each class): 1. $1500, 2. $1000, 3. $800, 4. $600, 5. $500, 6. $400, 7. $300, 8. $250, 9. $225, 10. $200. Points will include the best 16 finishes for USRA Stock Cars and best 20 finishes for USRA B-Mods. To be eligible for points funds, drivers must possess a valid USRA license, utilize the American Racer KK704 tire on all four wheels and compete in at least half of the Holley Iron Man Series events for their division.

HOLLEY IRON MAN SERIES POINTS STANDINGS:

USRA Stock Cars:
1. 2j Steve Jackson, Polk City, Iowa … 372 (2 wins)
2. 18 Tom Schmitt, Independence, Iowa … 337
3. 14 Todd Staley, Webster City, Iowa … 299
4. 55 Sean Foster, Smithville, Mo. … 280
5. 69 Jake Ludeking, Decorah, Iowa … 277
6. 222 Jake Newman, Smithville, Mo. … 272
7. 5b Stefan Sybesma, Sanborn, Iowa … 240
8. 05 Brett Heeter, Kansas City, Kan. … 219
9. 15 Mitch Hovden, Decorah, Iowa … 173
10. 67 Kyle Falck, Decorah, Iowa … 171
Other winners: Derrick Agee, Dean Wray

USRA B-Mods:
1. 5 Dakota Foster, Gardner, Kan. … 479
2. Red1 Dan Wheeler, Savage, Minn. … 462
3. 28 Andy Bryant, Fort Scott, Kan. … 452 (2 wins)
4. 7+ Jared Timmerman, Norwalk, Iowa … 423
5. 11jr Randal Schiffelbein Jr., Tecumseh, Kan. … 405
6. 17 Mike Striegel, Wheatland, Mo. … 401 (1 win)
7. 66 Ethan Isaacs, Bonner Springs, Kan. … 258 (1 win)
8. 20j Jayden Bears, Kansas City, Mo. … 247
9. 36m Logan Martin, West Plains, Mo. … 245
10. 99 Brad Smith, Smithville, Mo. … 243 (1 win)
Other winners: Kris Jackson, Luke Nieman

To learn more about the USRA, visit www.usraracing.com or call 515-832-6000. You can also like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/usraracing, follow us at www.twitter.com/usraracing on Twitter and check out our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/usratv.

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USRA OFFICIAL SPONSORS: American Racer Tires, BRODIX Cylinder Heads, COMP Cams, Day Motor Sports, Intercomp, KEVKO Oil Pans & Components, MSD, Nitroquest Media, RACEceiver, RacinDirt.com, Radical Race Gear.

USRA PARTICIPATING SPONSORS: Boubin Tire & Automotive, ElbowsUp.com, Erson Cams, Heartland Auto Racing Show, New Vision Graphics.

USRA CONTINGENCY SPONSORS: AFCO Racing Products, ASi Racewear, Beyea Custom Headers, BSB Manufacturing, COMP Cams, Edelbrock, Forty9 Designs, Genesis Racing Shocks, Harris Auto Racing, Hooker Custom Harness, KSE Racing Products, Marsh Racing Wheels, Mitchell Machine, PBM Performance Products, QA1 Performance Products, Quarter Master, Real Racing Wheels, Sybesma Graphics, Velocita-USA, Wehrs Machine & Racing Products.

USRA PARTICIPATING TRACKS: Ark-La-Tex Speedway, Boothill Speedway, Callaway Raceway, Caney Valley Speedway, Central Missouri Speedway, Chateau Raceway, Crawford County Speedway, Cresco Speedway, Dallas County Speedway, Deer Creek Speedway, Devil’s Bowl Speedway, East Texas Speedway, El Paso Speedway Park, Fairmont Raceway, Fayette County Speedway, Hamilton County Speedway, Heartland Park Topeka, Humboldt Speedway, Huset’s Speedway, I-35 Speedway, I-90 Speedway, Lakeside Speedway, Lawton Speedway, Lonestar Speedway, Lucas Oil Speedway, Mississippi Thunder Speedway, Monett Speedway, Nevada Speedway, North Central Arkansas Speedway, Randolph County Raceway, Rapid Speedway, Red River Speedway, RPM Speedway, Sioux Speedway, Southern New Mexico Speedway, Southern Oklahoma Speedway, Springfield Raceway, Superbowl Speedway, Upper Iowa Speedway, Valley Speedway.

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