Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Lakeside Speedway Fans, Racers & Workers Coming Together For A Good Cause!

lakeside april 15 2016 342 Kansas City, KS – Every now and then racers, fans, promoters and workers get mad when the weather doesn’t cooperate. It’s a fact of life you can’t do anything about it.

It’s upsetting that we have to wait an extra week to go racing again, but there are always worse things in the world. Noah Wilson can testify to this thought.

Young Noah was diagnosed with cancer at 6 years old. How could this happen? Sometimes the world doesnt’ seem fair. This incredibly brave six year old boy endured countless tests, procedures, surgeries, chemo treatments and much more-yet managed to do so without ever losing his sense of joy.

Kind of makes missing one week of racing not that big of a deal.

Friday night at Lakeside Speedway it will be Noah’s Night At The Races.

Before Noah passed away he was able to turn his plight into a positive as he started Noah’s Bandage Project making a huge difference in the world.

Noah’s Bandage project has 2 goals: 1. To help provide cool and fun bandages to kids that needs them 2. To help raise funds for Pediatric Cancer research More info:

There will be a lot of activity on and off the track Friday night at Lakeside Speedway. Spencer Racing and Lakeside Speedway have joined forces to help promote and bring awareness to Noah’s mission. Each person that brings children’s colorful band- aids a raffle ticket per box for chances to win amazing gift baskets, gift cards and race shirts from many drivers. We will also be selling raffle tickets for a chance to win a Diamond Necklace valued at over a $1000.00 and a signed Eric Hosmer baseball. The tickets for these 2 items will be $5.00 each or 5 for $20.00, we will also be selling Noah’s Night at the Races T-shirts. At intermission we will pass the helmets and at the end of the B-mod feature we will draw for the necklace and baseball winner and present Noah’s Bandage Project with a check for the night’s proceeds.

It was just 2 weeks ago when four drivers were standing tall in victory lane.

In the USRA Modified feature it was the little guy, Mark Schafman, getting his first win of the 2016 season. Brett Heeter, last year’s champ, finally logged a win in the USRA Stock Car feature. Chad Clancy was finally denied a win in the USRA B-Mod division as J.C. Morton stopped in from Southern Missouri to take down the win. In the Grand National class it was Tim Shields looking like his old self as he dominated on his way to win #1. A former Lakeside Speedway champ, Marshall Jewett, became the second different winner in the Factory Stock division.

Look for more action this week as the track prep crews get a hand on the racing surface, the drivers keep tinkering and fine-tuning their rides and the thought of the unknown will power each and every race night from here on out.

Also this Friday, NAPA Auto on State Avenue in Kansas City, Kan., sponsoring a Hard Charger gift pack valued at $350 for USRA Modifieds and USRA Stock Cars. They are also sponsoring a Hard Luck gift pack valued at $100 for the same two classes. Fans can stop by the NAPA table and register to win a Car Care Bucket valued at $85.

Lakeside Speedway points standings:

Factory Stocks
Pos Driver Car # City, State Points Behind
1 Jason Ryun 27C KANSAS CITY MO 422 Leader
2 Oliver Harris 79 Tonganoxie KS 371 -51
3 Marshall Jewett 7 GARDNER KS 360 -62
4 Kerry Ayres 99A KANSAS CITY MO 311 -111
5 Kevin Pike 610 Edgerton MO 272 -150
6 Aiden Lueth 27 Kansas City MO 249 -173
7 Tim Billings 27T LIBERTY MO 187 -235
8 Jay Barnes 99J KEARNEY MO 104 -318
9 Don Johnson 3 OVERLAND PARK KS 94 -328
10 Curtis Morrison 50JR Raymore MO5 91 -331

Grand Nationals
Pos Driver Car # City, State Points Behind
1 Nick Newton 711 KANSAS CITY KS 399 Leader
2 Donnie Brown 26 LANCASTER KS 366 -33
3 Tim Shields 42T KANSAS CITY MO 362 -37
4 Nick Drew 15 KANSAS CITY KS 312 -87
5 Don Marrs 9 SHAWNEE KS 275 -124
6 Marshall Jewett 3E GARDNER KS 260 -139
7 Steven Dibben 69R SMITHVILLE MO 257 -142
8 Darren Kling 30 BASEHOR KS 176 -223
9 Raven Justice 4R KANSAS CITY KS 163 -236
10 Michael Morse 23 KANSAS CITY KS 78 -321

Pos Driver Car # City, State Points Behind
1 Chad Clancy 21C Polo MO 495 Leader
2 Mike Tanner 20T KANSAS CITY MO 395 -100
3 Shadren Turner 17T SAINT JOSEPH MO 392 -103
4 Luke Nieman 181 NORTONVILLE KS 361 -134
5 Jake Richards 17J EDWARDSVILLE KS 358 -137
6 Gene Claxton 42 KANSAS CITY MO 352 -143
7 Trevor Hunt 44H KEARNEY MO 351 -144
8 Ed Noll 15 Excelsior Springs MO 344 -151
9 Steve Clancy 12C Odessa MO 330 -165
10 Brad Smith 99 BELTON MO 324 -171

USRA Stock Cars
Pos Driver Car # City, State Points Behind
1 Kevin Anderson 417 KANSAS CITY MO 378 Leader
2 Brett Heeter 05 KANSAS CITY KS 371 -7
3 Trevor Hunt 33H KEARNEY MO 334 -44
4 Lucas Conley 17C Spring Hill KS 316 -62
5 Chad Walker 04 Kansas City KS 288 -90
6 Steve Herrick 5K Topeka KS 280 -98
7 Joe Smith Jr. 56 KANSAS CITY KS 231 -147
8 Blake Peeler 292 TRIMBLE MO 230 -148
9 Justin Seifert 37 KANSAS CITY KS 222 -156
10 Jake Newman 222 KANSAS CITY MO 210 -168

USRA Modifieds
Pos Driver Car # City, State Points Behind
1 Kerry Davis 68 PARKVILLE MO 278 Leader
2 Darron Fuqua 87 MAYETTA KS 274 -4
3 Tim Karrick 1K BASEHOR KS 267 -11
4 Mark Schafman 34 EDWARDSVILLE 263 -15
5 Aaron Marrant 70 ORRICK MO 250 -28
6 Tyler Schmidt 66T EASTON KS 212 -66
7 Jeff Smith 29S KANSAS CITY 206 -72
8 Eric Hanna 13H MARYVILLE MO 196 -82
– Max Grogan 66M BASEHOR KS 196 -82
10 Jerry Liston Jr 28 KANSAS CITY 184 -94

Important things to know regarding this Friday, May 13:

STARTING TIMES: Pits open at 4:30. Spectator gates open at 5:00. Drivers meeting is at 6:45. Hot laps start at 7:00.Racing begins at 7:30.

GRANDSTANDS: General admission seating is $12 for adults, $6 for kids ages 7-12 and children ages 6 and under get in for free. Military personnel, students and seniors over 62 get in for $10 with proper ID.

TERRACE: Admission is $15 for adults, $8 for kids ages 7-12 and children ages 6 and under get in for free. Military personnel, students and seniors over 62 get in for $12 with proper ID. Must have terrace voucher to purchase terrace tickets.

SUITES: Admission is $20 for adults or $10 for kids ages 12 and under.

PITS: Pit passes are $30 for ages 7+ or $10 for 6 and under.

Lakeside Speedway is located 1.0 mile west of I-435 (exit 18) on SR 5 (northwest of Kansas City). For more information visit or follow them on Facebook at Lakeside Speedway.

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