Avoid the lines, order Lakeside tickets in advance
July 11, 2012
The USMTS National Championship Series invades the Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., this Friday, July 13, and race fans can call the USMTS office and reserve general admission tickets in order to head-off possible long lines at the ticket window on race day.
Call the USMTS office at 515-832-7944 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, or between 9:00 a.m. and 12 noon on Friday to place your order. Advanced tickets will then be available for pick up on Friday at the USMTS souvenir trailer.
General admission grandstand tickets are $20, kids ages 6-12 are $5 and children 5 and under get in for free. Seating in the VIP Suite is also available for $30. Pit passes are $35.
One of the most anticipated events in the history of the Lakeside Speedway is just five days away as the United States Modified Touring Series makes its debut at the legendary dirt oval in Kansas City, Kan.
Now in its 14th season of delivering the planet’s most popular and competitive open-wheel dirt modified events featuring the undisputed best of the best drivers in the sport, this will be the first time the series has invaded Marc and Page Olson’s popular 3/8-mile dirt oval.
In addition to the USMTS National Championship Series waging a battle for a $5,000 winner’s share of the prize money. Events sponsors Beebe Heating & Air Conditioning and Arbor Masters have added an additional $1,000 to the published purse. Of that amount, $500 will go to the highest-finishing driver that has never won a USMTS event, while $300 goes to the second-best finisher and $200 for the driver finishing third among those with no previous USMTS victories.
Friday's blockbuster show will also feature the high-energy Iron Man Challenge featuring USRA B-Mods. Local Factory Stocks will also be in action.
Gates will open at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 13. Hot laps begin at 7:00 and the first heat race gets the green flag at 7:30.
The Lakeside Speedway is a 3/8-mile slightly-banked dirt oval located 1.0 mile west of I-435 (exit 18) on SR 5 (northwest of Kansas City, Kan.). The track hotline is 913-299-2040 or check them out the track’s official website at www.lakesidespeedway.net.
Bookend events will take place on Thursday, July 12, at the I-35 Speedway in Winston, Mo., and Saturday, July 14, at the Salina Highbanks Speedway in Salina, Okla.
To learn more about the United States Modified Touring Series, visit www.usmts.com online or call 515-832-7944. You can also like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ustmts and follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/usmts.
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