Renegades of Dirt West Virginia Weekend; At A Glance
Renegades of Dirt Modified Tour
July 12, 2012
For Immediate Release:
Renegades of Dirt West Virginia Weekend - July 13th & 14th - AT A GLANCE
(Middlebourne, WV) - The Renegade schedule now turns to the much anticipated Mountain State showdown for the tour. The first of the two stops will take racers deep inside the Mountain State for a race on the 3/8 Mile banked Elkins Raceway on Friday July 13th for the 'Thunder in the Mountains 25' as part of the 2nd Annual Skidmore Memorial $7500 to win Super Late Model show. The modified portion of the program will pay $1500 to the winner and $150 to start but will also award DOUBLE show-up points. All drivers participating will be awarded an additional 50 points on top of their nightly point earnings. As well the Renegades of Dirt Modified Tour has laid down a $500 contingency bounty that can be claimed by winning the A-Main Friday night (if Aukland is in attendance). In addition last week's feature winner at the Elkins Raceway Brent Trimble will have a chance Friday night to claim the Tyler/Elkins “Double Down” Bonus that is currently up to approx $650.00. In the circumstance that Trimble cannot do so, the challenge will remain intact and be offered to the winner of Friday nights Renegade of Dirt Tour racing action where he/she will have the chance on Saturday night at the Tyler County Speedway to claim the hefty “Double Down” Bonus that will be increased an extra $50 on top of Friday's bonus. When the tour trek's across 'mountaineer nation' to arrive at their ¼ mile high banked destination. “The Bullring” will await the open wheel warriors again for the second time this season as they get set for the 8th Annual Dickson Classic presented by AM Commodities. The Dickson Classic is one of the regions most sought after modified races each year and the 8th running will be no different boasting a generous $2000 to win and $200 to start.
Who: The cars and stars of the 2012 Renegade of Dirt Modified Tour including; Bobby Kitchens, Bart Hartman, Lance Elson, Jess Hartman, Rick Aukland, Mark Dickson, Deana Groves, Travis Dickson, Jacob Hawkins, Rick Mardis, & many more! As they battle it out with West Virginia's elite group of weekend regulars including; Bird Wilson, Mike Murphy, Brent Trimble, Tommy Powell, Phil Jeffries, Shawn Donahue, Chris Basich & others.
Elkins Raceway: Located in the scenic hills of West Virginia the 1/3 mile semi-banked clay oval that has provided door to door racing since its inception in 1952. Hillside lawn chair and bleacher seating is available. The track is located just North of Kerens, WV of US 219. 8.5 Miles North of Elkins, WV. Follow the Elkins Raceway on ******** @ www.********.com/elkinsraceway.
“Thunder in the Mountain 25” Purse: 1.) $1,500 (2) $700 (3) $500 (4) $300 (5) $275 (6) $250 (7) $235 (8) $225 (9) $215 (10) $200 (11) $190 (12) $180 (13) $170 (14) $160 (15-21) $150
Current Track Points Leader: Mike Murphy / Durbin, WV / #22M
Current Renegade of Dirt Points Leader: Bobby Kitchen / Columbus, OH / #13
Tyler County Speedway: Located at the beautiful Tyler County Fairgrounds in Middlebourne, WV the ¼ Mile High Banked Speedway also known as the “Bullring” makes the true meaning of great three wide racing roar to life. Gates Open At 4:30pm, hot laps begin at 6:45, with heat races scheduled for 7:30pm. Camping is available on site and parking is always FREE! The track is located just 3 miles South of Middlebourne, WV along the Middle Island Creek at the Tyler Co. Fairgrounds. Find the speedway on ******** @ www.********.com/TCSbullring. For More Info Call: 304.771.5661.
8th Annual “Dickson Classic” Purse: 1.) $2,000 (2) $800 (3) $600 (4) $400 (5) $350 (6) $300 (7) $275 (8) $250 (9) $240 (10) $230 (11) $220 (12) $210 (13-21) $200
Current Track Points Leader: Mark Dickson / Gallipolis, OH / #zerO
Current Renegade of Dirt Rookie of the Year: Rick Mardis / West Lafayette, OH / #2
Tyler County - “Let It Ride 55” Winner (50 Entries): Rick Aukland / Zanesville, OH / #2a
Past Winners of the Dickson Classic
2011 – NO RACE
2010 – Corey Conley
2009 – Kenny Riddle
2008 – Brian Probst
2007 – Paul Wilmoth Jr.
2006 – Corey Conley
2005 – Kenny Johnson
2004 – Brent Trimble
More Information - For more information regarding the Renegades of Dirt Modified Tour visit the Renegades of Dirt online at www.renegadesofdirt.com. You can also call Renegade Offices anytime for further information @ 304.771.5051. Like us on ******** at www.********.com/rodconnect or on Twitter at www.twitter.com/rodconnect.
The Renegades of Dirt would also like to thank the following 2012 sponsors: American Racer/Lias Tire Division, Outlaw Graphics & Auto, 2 Brothers Motorsports, Sigler Fabrication, Premier Motorsports Media, Arizona Sports Shirts, Malcuit Race Engines, Integra Racing Shocks, Throw N’ Dirt Race Cars, The DRC, Lincoln Electric, Sam’s Used Cars, Wiles Driveshaft, & ModFury.com
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