Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Pre-Entry Deadline for Lawton Speedway Winter Nationals Approaching
by David Smith, Jr.
MIDWEST CITY, Okla. -- A reminder to all drivers planning on competing in the 23rd annual Lawton Speedway Winter Nationals, slated for Friday and Saturday night, September 28-29, 2012! Your pre-entry deadline is fast approaching and your entry fee and registration must be received by this coming Friday night, September 21st or you will have to pay full entry fee.
Pre entry fee for the champ sprints and USA modified divisions are $25 while the USA limited modified, factory stock and mini stock division pre entry fee is $20. Post entry fee after September 21st will be $50 for the champ sprints and USA modifieds and $40 for the USA limited modified, factory stock and mini stocks.
Make sure you beat the rush and the deadline and fill out your entry form and send that along with your payment as soon as possible.
This year’s Winter Nationals boasts a $30,000 purse for the weekly divisions of the tracks championship sprints, USA modifieds, USA limited modifieds, factory stocks and mini stocks and will all be competing both nights and as always, mufflers will be required on all race cars. Lawton Speedway rules apply.
Heats and features will be run on Friday night for all divisions with weekly payout in affect. No heat race money will be paid. The top four drivers in Friday nights “A” feature will be locked in to Saturday night’s feature finale with those four drivers drawing for position in those first two rows.
On Saturday night, remaining cars or any new entries will run heat races and “B” features for position in the “A” feature finale.
Championship features will see the championship sprint and USA modified features pay $1000 to win and $100 to start the twenty car field. The factory stock and limited modified championship feature winners will earn $400 while just starting the twenty car field will earn $40. The mini stock division will pay $300 to win Saturday night’s feature finale and $30 to start.
Gates for both events will open at 5:00 pm with racing action slated for an 8:00 pm.
For more race information contact Lawton Speedway (580) 355-6417 or (580) 250-1121. Information pertaining to official rules or to find the official entry form can be found on the speedway’s website www.lawtonspeedway.com.