XTREME MOTORSPORTSCLASH ON THE HILL CONTINUES SATURDAY NIGHT
Last week, drivers from four states converged on ThunderHill Speedway for the opening night of the 2012 Xtreme Motorsports Clash on theHill. Current or former IMCA National Champions started three of the fivefeatures. As a measure of the strength of competition that drivers willfind this year at Thunder Hill, Jordan Grabouski was the only National Championto find Victory Lane (in the BSB Manufacturing IMCA Modifiedfeature). Last year’s Kansas National Guard IMCA Northern Sportmodchampion, Bryan LaRiviere of Wichita, settled for second in his feature, whilefour-time Heinen Repair Service IMCA Stock Car national champion Mike Nicholscould only advance to fourth in his.
Joining Grabouski with the checkers last week were KyleVanover (Heinen Repair Service IMCA Stock Cars), Dustin Crist (Kansas NationalGuard IMCA Northern SportMods), Adam Armstrong (BuyRaceParts.com IMCA HobbyStocks), and Rhonda Mewes scored one for the ladies by winning the first weeklyIMCA Sport Compact feature.
Competition ran hot and heavy throughout all five features,and on Saturday night, the battles will be joined again. Many of the topdrivers in the IMCA Central Region are expected to show in all fiveclasses. In addition to competing for this week’s money, many driverswill be tuning up for the extra money to be paid out in the upcoming Don GarstMemorial, to take place on May 19.
The Xtreme Motorsports Clash on the Hill continues SaturdayNight, May 5. Gates open at 5:00 PM, driver’s meeting at 6:30, hotlapsand races to follow. Adult General Admission is $10.00, kids 6-12 are $5.00,kids 5 and under are free. Coolers are allowed (Canned beer only – noglass bottles) for a $10 charge. Pit passes are $25.00.
Thunder Hill Speedway is located at 11995 NW 142ndRoad (2 miles West of US-75 on NW 142nd Road), in Mayetta,KS. For more information, please visit www.racethunderhillspeedway.com.