Colossal clash Saturday night in Corning
Saturday night, June 10, the Adams County Speedway presents the Malvern Bank Duals featuring the mighty dirt modifieds of the Casey’s USMTS National Tour and the super late models of the Malvern Bank SLMR.
The USMTS drivers will be seeking a $3,000 top prize while SLMR competitors will battle for $2,000 to win. B-Mods, Stock Cars and Compacts will also be in competition with increased purses in all three classes.
Cade Dillard comes into Saturday night’s showdown will all the momentum. The Robeline, La., racer finished second on Tuesday, third on Wednesday and parked it in victory lane on Thursday night. He’s also the defending winner of the event here in Corning, Iowa.
The USMTS has invaded the Adams County Speedway on 11 previous occasions. Jon Tesch was the winner of the inaugural event in 2004 and Kelly Shryock has the most triumphs here with three. Other former winners include Jason Hughes (2004), Tony Fraise (2005), Al Hejna (2005), Zack VanderBeek (2006), Ryan Ruter (2006) and Jason Krohn (2010).
Pit gates open at 3 p.m. and the grandstand open at 5. Hot laps begin at 6:30 and racing gets underway at 7 p.m.
Grandstand admission is $55 for a Family Pass or $25 for adults. Kids in 6th through 12th grade are $15 and children in 5th grade and younger get in for free. Pit passes are $35 for drivers and crew members, kids ages 6-12 years old are $15 and 5 and under are free.
All paid admissions will include a free grandstand ticket to the June 17 Fan Appreciation Night at the track.
Following a thrilling three-night swing through Kansas and a day off on Friday, Saturday’s blockbuster event will be the next-to-last event in the MSD Central Region. The following are the top 15 points standings after seven events in the MSD Central Region presented by Summit Racing Equipment:
1. 97 Cade Dillard, Robeline, La. ... 625 (1 win)
2. 33Z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa ... 594
3. 20RT Ricky Thornton Jr., Chandler, Ariz. ... 567 (2 wins)
4. 2S Stormy Scott, Las Cruces, N.M. ... 561 (1 win)
5. 4R Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla. ... 536
6. 91 Joe Duvall, Claremore, Okla. ... 518
7. 4W Tyler Wolff, Fayetteville, Ark. ... 450
8. 96 R.C. Whitwell, Tucson, Ariz. ... 449 (1 win)
9. 81 Mike Densberger, Lincoln, Neb. ... 432
10. 23 Adam Kates, Tonganoxie, Kan. ... 379
11. 8C Chris Clark, Jackson, Wyo. ... 353
12. 5K Kyle Prauner, Norfolk, Neb. ... 323
13. 1ST Johnny Scott, Las Cruces, N.M. ... 321
14. 21T Lance Town, Louisburg, Kan. ... 294
15. 4 Dan Powers, Wichita, Kan. ... 250
5 Jon Mitchell, Texarkana, Texas (1 win)
1K Mitch Keeter, Webb City, Mo. (1 win)
The Adams County Speedway is a slightly-banked 1/2-mile dirt oval located 1.0 mile north of US 34 on SR 148, then east on 12th (at the Adams County Fairgrounds). For more information, call (712) 621-4924 or (712) 621-5297 or visit www.acspeedway.com online.
An RHRSwag.com Northern Region slate of races kick off this Sunday, June 11, at the Mason City Motor Speedway in Mason City, Iowa, followed by another day off on Monday before rolling into the Brown County Speedway in Aberdeen, S.D., on Tuesday. The make-up race at the Ogilvie Raceway in Ogilvie, Minn., happens Wednesday.
On Thursday, it is time to make tracks to the Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wis., for the “Modified Masters” which will feature the USMTS racing on Thursday night for $3,000 to win then qualifying on Friday night for the $50,000-to-win show on Saturday. If a single driver could pick up all of the wins over this two-week stretch, that would be $74,000 in winnings.
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