Sunday, November 19, 2017

Sale of Lakeside Speedway Continues To Make Strides

LakesidelittleThe much anticipated sale of Lakeside Speedway to Mike and Kyle Johnson and Don and Donna Marrs is one step closer to being finalized.

Contracts were recently signed between the previous owners and the new owners.

The signed contract allows the partnership of Johnson and Marrs to officially move forward with the 2013 schedule, facility improvements, a driver’s meeting, rules, car and driver registration, pit spot registration, and sanctioning.

Concerning the schedule new events are planned at Lakeside this year with the Lucas Oil Late Models competing at the famed speedway on July 16, 2013.

USMTS is making several trips to the half-mile track (April 19th, July 16th, August 23rd, along with a three-day season ending event October 3-5, 2013. The World of Outlaws also makes their return on June 8, 2013. All this and the most exciting Friday night weekly program of USRA Modifieds, USRA B Mods, Grand National, and Factory Stocks will return on April 12, 2013.

Several facility improvements are planned, some will be visible this year as Marrs and Johnson are beginning to work on the facility. Some improvements are weather dependent; other improvements are scheduled for future race seasons. Fan improvements, beyond those visible facility improvements, will include an opportunity to meet some of our racing legends from seasons past.

A driver’s meeting is scheduled at the Kansas City International Airport Marriott Hotel on Saturday, February 2, 2013 beginning at 10 a.m. Drivers and their crew members are welcome to come meet the new owners, complete their 2013 registration, pick up class and general rules, reserve their pit spots, complete the sanctioning paperwork, and get their questions answered
on the upcoming exciting new 2013 race season.

Lakeside Speedway, a great history, racing on into the future, make plans to be a part of making history.

2013 Lakeside Speedway Schedule
(as of January 28, 2013)

Weekly Show – USRA Modifieds, Grand Nationals, USRA B-Mods, Factory Stocks

April 7 – SUNDAY – Practice 1:00 pm – Until The Racers Are Finished
April 12 – Season Opener
April 19 – USMTS $3000 to Win, Iron Man B-Mods and Factory Stocks
April 26 – Weekly Show
May 3 – Weekly Show
May 10 – Weekly Show
May 17 –Weekly Show
May 24 – Weekly Show
May 31 – Weekly Show
June 7 – Weekly Show
June 8 – SATURDAY – World of Outlaw Sprint Car Series
June 14 – Weekly Show
June 21 – Weekly Show – Oldtimers/Legends Night (Show-Me Vintage Racers)
June 28 – Weekly Show
July 5 – Weekly Show – Fireworks Display
July 12 – Weekly Show
July 16 – TUESDAY – USMTS w/Lucas Oil Late Models (National Series)
July 19 – Weekly Show
July 26 – Weekly Show
August 2 – Weekly Show
August 9 – Weekly Show
August 16 – Weekly Show
August 23 – USMTS Hunt Race One-Night $4000 to Win, Iron Man B-Mods & Factory Stocks
August 30 – Weekly Show – Tom Karrick Memorial
September 6 – Weekly Show
September 13 – Weekly Show
September 20 – Weekly Show
September 27 – Season Points Championship
Wednesday, October 2nd – Lucas Oil Late Model Showdown (MLRA Series) & USMTS Modified Shootout – Practice (All Classes)
Thursday, October 3rd – Qualifying
Friday, October 4th – Qualifying for Modifieds and $3000 to win Late Models
Saturday, October 5th – Last Chance Races C-Main, B-Main, and A-Main and $5000 to win Late Models

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