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Mar 21 - FOOL’S DAYMELTDOWN APPROACHING FAST AT THUNDER HIL

FOOL’S DAYMELTDOWN APPROACHING FAST AT THUNDER HILL

For the last couple of years, Thunder Hill Speedway has endedthe year with a two-day extravaganza called “Thunder on the Hill.” The success of that race has led to another race the two-day“Fool’s Day Meltdown” to take place on March 31 and April 1.

The two-day show will showcase all five divisions that willcompete at Thunder Hill Speedway in 2012 the IMCA Modifieds, the IMCANorthern SportMods, the IMCA Stock Cars, the IMCA Hobby Stocks, and thenew-for-2012 IMCA Sport Compacts.  All divisions will compete for extra moneyat the Meltdown; the Modifieds will be running for $2,000 to win, the StockCars and Northern Sportmods will each do battle for $750 to win, the HobbyStocks will compete for $400 to win, and the Sport Compacts will race for a$150 top prize.  The race will pay IMCA National, Regional, and State points;the Track point season does not start until April 28.

“We’ve had a lot of interest from all over theMidwest, and we’ve received pre-entry forms from many of the top IMCAdrivers in the area,” promoter Mike Conkwright said.  Although pre-entrieshave not closed, the deadline is rapidly approaching on March 23rd. Pre-entry fees for Modifieds will be $75.00; Stocks and Northern Sportmods canpre-enter for $50.00; Hobby Stocks can pre-enter for $25.00; and pre-entry forSport Compacts will be $10.00.  After March 25th, entry fees go up$25.00.  The pre-entry fee is equal to pay for non-transfers to the“A” feature.

The race will be run on a format consisting of heats andqualifiers on Saturday, and last chance races and “A” features onSunday.  Gates open at Noon each day with the driver’s meeting at 2 PM. Hot laps will be at 2:30, with racing to follow.  Pit passes will be $30 perday or $50 for both days; general admission will be $10 for adults on Saturdayand $15 on Sunday; kids 6-12 will be $5 each day.

Full purse breakdowns and entry forms can be found at www.Racethunderhillspeedway.com/uploads/foolsdaymeltdown.pdf.

In anticipation of the Meltdown, Thunder Hill will hold a practice on Saturday, March 24th, from 1:00 PM until 6 PM.  The fee to practice willbe $10 per driver.

More information on these events, and on the entire 2012season, can be found at www.racethunderhillspeedway.com.

Thunder Hill Speedway is located at 11995 W 142ndRoad, Mayetta, KS.  Exit US-75 at 142nd and go West two miles.

 

 

 

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