September 16th, 17th & 18th The $10,000.00 to Win Schoenfeld Headers Mid-America Street Stock Championship
LOCUST GROVE AR. The racing season at the Batesville Motor Speedway is almost complete, and on September 16th, 17th & 18th is one of the most popular events of the season. The 15th Annual Schoenfeld Headers Mid-America Street Stock Championship on the 3/8 mile high bank speed plant.
This event will be run over 3 big nights at the track, and feature grass roots racing at it's finest with the top drivers that compete weekly at the Batesville Motor Speedway and other drivers from throughout the region and in some cases from across the United States. This event features the cars and drivers from the Street Stock or Super Stock divisions who are use to racing for a fraction of the purse money that will be available this weekend.
Things will kick off on Thursday September 16th as all drivers will have an opportunity to practice at the track. Open practice will held from 6:00pm to 7:30pm. After a 30 minute break, all drivers will then compete in time trial qualifying, with the cars with the fastest laps earning the preferred starting positions in the heat races.
On Friday September 17th, all the cars will be divided into heat events with the top qualifying cars moving on to Saturday's 50 Lap feature event. Cars not fortunate enough to qualify on Friday will get a second opportunity on Saturday, September 18th being able to race in B-Main Last Chance Qualifying events with the top finishers in those events being added to the feature. Finally, the 50 Lap feature race will be contested with the winner of the event taking home $10,000.
Pit gates will open at 4:00pm each day and the grandstands will open at 5:30. Pit passes for Thursday will $20.00. Pit passes will be $25.00 on Friday and $30.00 on Saturday. Grandstand admission will be $5.00 on Thursday, $10.00 on Friday and $15.00 on Saturday. Children 11 and under free.
The Speedway is located at 5090 Heber Springs Road in Locust Grove at the junction of Highways 14 and 25. The track telephone number is 870-251-0011. You can contract the Batesville Motor Speedway by email at firstname.lastname@example.org