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Arnold Motor Supply Iron Man Challenge Doubleheader Thursday-Friday at 81 Speedway, Kansas State Fairgrounds

WICHITA, Kan. (April 24)--American Racer USRA Stock Cars and Out-Pace USRA B-Mods will both be in action this week when the Arnold Motor Supply Iron Man Challenge kicks off the 2019 campaign Thursday and Friday, April 25-26.

On Thursday, it's the 8th Annual Sunflower State Showdown at the 81 Speedway in Park City, Kan., and then the series makes its maiden voyage to the historic Kansas State Fairgrounds in Hutchinson on Friday.

Both events will also feature the mind-blowing Modifieds of the USMTS.

The 81 Speedway will host an open practice from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24. On Thursday, gates open at 5 p.m. with racing at 7. Spectator tickets are $20 or free for kids ages 11 and younger. Pit passes are $35.

The 81 Speedway is located north of Wichita on I-135 to exit 16, then 0.7 mile west on 77th St. (7700 N Broadway St, Park City, KS 67219). For more information call (316) 755-1781 or visit race81speedway.com.

On Friday, the series invades the historic Kansas State Fairgrounds in Hutchinson, Kan., for the inaugural USMTS Salt City Assault. Gates open at 5 p.m. with racing at 7. Spectator tickets are $20 or free for kids ages 11 and younger. Pit passes are $35.

The Kansas State Fairgrounds race track is a slightly-banked -mile dirt oval located just west of SR 61 on 17th Ave., then north on N. Poplar St. (2000 N Poplar St, Hutchinson, KS 67502).

Summit USRA Weekly Racing Series national points will be awarded for drivers in both the American Racer USRA Stock Cars presented by Medieval Chassis and Out-Pace USRA B-Mods presented by Pace Performance.

The Official Host Hotel for the events is the Best Western Wichita North. As the preferred lodging location for competitors and fans, the Best Western Wichita North is offering a discounted rate of just $74.99 plus taxes per night and includes breakfast for two each day. When calling to make reservations, guests are asked to say "81 Speedway" to get the special discount rate.

Located just off just off I-35, guests will enjoy a nice stay in a comfortable hotel near Old Town Wichita, with ample vehicle parking for RVs, trucks and buses. Best Western Wichita North also features convenient amenities such a fitness center, indoor pool and guest laundry to make guests feel right at home, and their pet-friendly hotel allows you to bring your furry pal along.

Best Western Wichita North offers delicious meals at their on-site restaurant, Country Kitchen Restaurant, plus free Wi-Fi, whirlpool suites and mobility accessible features makes your stay even more enjoyable. Located at 915 E. 53rd St. North in Wichita, call (316) 832-9387 to make your reservation today or visit wichitabestwestern.com for more information.

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USRA OFFICIAL SPONSORS: American Racer Racing Tires, Arnold Motor Supply, Chevrolet Performance, CP-Carrillo, Fast Shafts, FK Rod Ends, K1 RaceGear by Ryan Bowers, KSE Racing Products, Mesilla Valley Transportation, MSD, MyRacePass, Nitroquest Media, Pace Performance, PEM Racing Gears & Drivetrain, RacinDirt.com, Summit Racing Equipment.

USRA PARTICIPATING SPONSORS: ASi Racewear, Boubin Tire & Automotive, Brodix Cylinder Heads, Cook Racing Supplies, ElbowsUp.com, Impact RaceGear, PBM Performance Products, RACEceiver, YouDirt.com.

USRA CONTINGENCY SPONSORS: 905 Ink, AFCO Racing Products, Allstar Performance, Beyea Custom Headers, Bryke Racing, BSB Manufacturing, Champ Pans, Edelbrock, Forty9 Designs, Genesis Racing Shocks, Hooker Harness, Hyperco, Integra Racing Shocks & Springs, Jerovetz Motorsports Racing Parts, Keyser Manufacturing, Medieval Chassis, Out-Pace Racing Products, PEM Racing Gears & Drivetrain, QA1, RacerWebsite.com, Real Racing Wheels, Sybesma Graphics, Wehrs Machine & Racing Products, Wilwood Racing.

USRA RACE TRACKS: 81 Speedway, 82 Speedway, Alien Motor Speedway, Big O Speedway, Caney Valley Speedway, Chateau Speedway, Creek County Speedway, Cresco Speedway, Deer Creek Speedway, Devil's Bowl Speedway, Fayette County Speedway, Hamilton County Speedway, Humboldt Speedway, I-35 Speedway, I-90 Speedway, Kansas State Fairgrounds, Kennedale Speedway Park, Lake Ozark Speedway, Lawton Speedway, Lebanon Midway Speedway, Legit Speedway Park, Lucas Oil Speedway, Mason City Motor Speedway, Mississippi Thunder Speedway, Monett Speedway, Nobles County Speedway, Park Jefferson Speedway, Rapid Speedway, Red Cedar Speedway, Red Dirt Raceway, Rose Bowl Speedway, RPM Speedway, Route 66 Motor Speedway, Salina Highbanks Speedway, Salina Speedway, Sioux Speedway, Southern Iowa Speedway, Southern New Mexico Speedway, Southern Oklahoma Speedway, Springfield Raceway, Superbowl Speedway, Tri-State Speedway, Upper Iowa Speedway, Vado Speedway Park, West Texas Speedway.

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