USMTS Rolls into Oskaloosa for Fall Festival, Oct. 10-12
OSKALOOSA, Iowa (Oct. 1, 2002) - The United States Modified Touring Series next race will be held at the Southern Iowa Speedway in Oskaloosa, IA and will be promoted by the USMTS Inc. USMTS visited the speedway for the first time back in June and fans were treated to some great modified racing. Also running back in June was the Stock Cars and Hobby Stocks.
This race will see the same classes running for a three-day extravaganza. Each nights racing will see a complete show for all classes.
Thursday night the pit gates will open at 3pm with the first race scheduled for 6:30 pm. Hobby Stocks will be running for $300 to win the main event on Thursday night. The Stock Car class will also be on hand and will race for $500 to the feature winner. The USMTS modifieds will be racing for the USMTS south region. The modifieds will pay $2,000 to win on Thursday night. Adults will be $10 for the grandstands on Thursday night.
On Friday the same program will continue with a complete show running for all classes. The Hobby Stocks will run for $500 to win, with the Stock Car class running for $800 to win and the modifieds racing for $3,000 to win Friday’s main events. The racing action will get underway at 6:30 pm on Friday night. Gates will open at 3pm on Friday admission for the grandstands will be $12 for adults.
The final night of racing will be Saturday night and racing will get underway at 5pm. The Hobby Stock class will run for $800 to win, with the Stock Cars racing for $1200 to win. The USMTS modifieds will run for $4,000 to win. The cost will be $15 for adults on Saturday night.
USMTS will be promoting this race and fans will be treated to non-stop racing action. Heat races will begin and racing will not stop until the final checkered flag is thrown on the final race.
We do realize that people will need to work the next day and it is getting that time of year when it cools down pretty fast. All drivers that race each night will be guaranteed at least there entry fee back if failing to make any money.
Tow money is based off actual winnings. All drivers that race all three nights will be guaranteed $225 for the modifieds, stock cars $150, and hobby stocks $90 in winnings.
Any questions feel free to call the USMTS office at 515-832-7944. There will NOT be any practice on Wednesday night. Anyone needing information about Oskaloosa, IA can call the fair office at 641-673-7004.