It's almost that time yet again. When race enthusiasts from all over the Mid-Atlantic region make the annual trek through the hills of the Mountain State and specifically to the critically acclaimed 'Bullring' for three days of elbows up.... wide open.... three and four wide action over Memorial weekend for the 3rd Annual World of Outlaw Late Model Jackpot 100. The best racers in short track racing will converge upon Middlebourne, WV's Tyler County Speedway on Friday-Sunday, May 23-25th with over $130,000 total purse up for grabs at America's Raciest Little Bullring.
Highlighting the weekend will be the Worlds Most Powerful Stock Cars, the World of Outlaw Late Models as the best in the business will look to grab the 3rd running of the prestigious $20,000 to win Jackpot 100. A two day show for the Super Lates will see qualifications and extended lap qualifying heat races on Saturday, May 24th with the B-Main and $20,000 to win Feature event highlighting the Sunday Night May 25th card. Two time defending Jackpot 100 winner Darrell Lanigan will look to make it a three-peat at the 'Bullring'.
The Renegades of Dirt Modified Tour will roll into the 'Bullring' for three fantastic days of the best open wheel racing on the East Coast. The 'Beast of the East' as they are known will bring the biggest names in modified racing to Tyler County Speedway in hopes of capturing the coveted $5,555 to win 3rd Annual 'Let It Ride 55'. A $1,000 prelim feature will kick things off on Friday, May 23rd, while Saturday will really get the party started as twin $1,000 to win features (Black Diamond format) will set the stage for Sunday, May 25th's running of the 'Let it Ride 55'. Past winners include Rick Aukland in 2012 and Nick Hoffman in 2013.
Also on the race fans dream weekend will see the mighty Modlites compete in the Mountain State Modlite Triple Crown. Three nights of $500 to win complete shows will crown a Triple Crown champion. The FASTRAK Late Models will also be on the card vying for a $1,000 payday, while the Hotmods will square off for $700, and the FWD 4 Cylinders will square off for a $500 payday.
So load up the camper, pack the cooler and get ready for three days of die hard racing.....Tyler County Style. Be sure to get in on all the action and get your tickets for the Summer's must see event. Three day general admission ticket is priced at $65, with children age 7-12 just $15, while kids 6 and under are free. A three day all access pit pass is just $75. Single day tickets are available at the gate but are not available for purchase in advance. Reserved seating is also available like in years past for only $5 extra you can grab your favorite seat, only the top four rows are reserved. To order tickets or to reserve your seat call 304-771-5661, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or send check or money order to Tyler County Speedway, PO Box 475, Middlebourne, WV 26149. For more information on Tyler County Speedway, as well as complete ticketing information, be sure to visit www.tylercountyspeedwayonline.com or check our page out on Facebook for the latest news.