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Summit USRA Nationals Ready For Lift Off

WEBSTER CITY, Iowa (Sept. 23)--America's best Summit USRA Weekly Racing Series racers will showcase their talents against one another this Tuesday through Saturday, Sept. 24-28, at the 6th Annual Summit USRA Nationals hosted by the Hamilton County Speedway in Webster City, Iowa.

Celebrating their 15th season of partnering with America's best dirt tracks and the racers who compete there, the United States Racing Association's annual fall classic will feature six of the organization's eight sanctioned divisions. USRA Modifieds, USRA Late Models, American Racer USRA Stock Cars, Out-Pace USRA B-Mods, Mensink Racing Products USRA Hobby Stocks and USRA Tuners.

The event is also the season finale in the Arnold Motor Supply Iron Man Challenge for both the American Racer USRA Stock Cars presented by Medieval Chassis and Out-Pace USRA B-Mods presented by Pace Performance.

Tuesday is an open practice night for all drives and then USRA Late Models and USRA "Alternative" A-Mods share the spotlight on Wednesday. Three complete shows on Thursday, Friday and Saturday will feature USRA Modifieds, American Racer USRA Stock Cars, Out-Pace USRA B-Mods and Mensink Racing Products USRA Hobby Stocks. USRA Tuners join the program on Friday and Saturday.

USRA Factory Stock and USRA Limited Mod competitors will do battle at the 2nd Annual Summit USRA Southern Nationals which kicks off Halloween night at the Kennedale Speedway Park in Kennedale, Texas.

Beginning in 2014, the first three events took place at the Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., and then moved to Mike and Kyle Johnson's I-35 Speedway in Winston, Mo., for the 2017 and 2018 events before finding its way to the Hamilton County Speedway this season.

Other than Mother Nature which wiped out the 2017 program, there have been no repeat champions in any division. Past Modified winners include Rodney Sanders, Darron Fuqua, Lucas Schott and Ryan Gustin. Past Stock Car winners include Dillon Anderson, Elijah Zevenbergen, Brett Heeter and Mitch Hovden. In the B-Mods, past champions include Mike Higley, Logan Martin, Chad Clancy and Kris Jackson. Previous winners in the Hobby Stock class include Eric Stanton, Cory Yeigh, Weston Koop and Tyler Schlumbohm. Tuners first appeared last season with Dakota Girard taking the win.




Each night of the 6th Annual Summit USRA Nationals will be a complete show of heat races and main events, with Summit USRA Weekly Racing Series national points awarded each night. During the event, no track points are awarded at any other track and national points are awarded here only.

Sweetening the pot for competitors is the "true car count" bonus points awarded each night. At any given event at a USRA-sanctioned racetrack in America, each driver is awarded a car count bonus for national points that is equal to that event's car count (maximum of 24 points for car counts of 24 or more). At the Summit USRA Nationals, however, each driver will earn a car count bonus equal to the actual car count with no maximum and a minimum of 48 points regardless of car count. This could have a huge impact on the USRA national points battles in every division.


TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

The track will host an open practice with drivers in any class of cars welcome to participate. Practice will be from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m., weather permitting.

Pits Open 4:00 p.m.
Drivers Meeting 5:45 p.m.
Grandstand Gates Open 5 p.m.
Practice 6-9 p.m.
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Pit Pass $20
5-Day Pit Pass $150

Depending on weather and/or other unforeseen circumstances, Tuesday and Wednesday will probably be the only nights for hot laps during the week. Drivers and their crews wanting to get their parking spots early and get some practice laps in are encouraged to attend.


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

On Wednesday, the spotlight will be on the USRA Late Models racing for $1,000 to win and the USRA "Alternative" A-Mods with a $1,500 top prize. Practice laps for racers in other divisions not racing will also take place throughout the night until 10:30 p.m.

Pits Open/Tech Begins 1:00 p.m.
Grandstands Open 5:00 p.m.
Drivers Meeting 6:00 p.m.
Racing to follow
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Adult (11+) Pit Pass $35
Youth (6-10) Pit Pass $25
Kids (5 & Under) Pit Pass FREE
4-Day Adult Pit Pass $130
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Adult (17+) Grandstand Ticket $15
Junior (12-16) or Senior (62+) Grandstand Ticket $12
Kids (11 & Under) Grandstand Ticket FREE
4-Day Adult Grandstand Ticket $70
4-Day Junior (12-16) or Senior (62+) Grandstand Ticket $55

USRA Late Model Wednesday payouts: 1. $1000, 2. $700, 3. $600, 4. $500, 5. $400, 6. $350, 7. $325, 8. $300, 9. $275, 10. $250, 11. $225, 12. $200, 13. $190, 14. $180, 15. $170, 16. $160, other starters $150; non-qualifiers $75.

USRA "Alternative" A-Mod Wednesday payouts: 1. $1500, 2. $1000, 3. $700, 4. $600, 5. $500, 6. $450, 7. $400, 8. $350, 9. $325, 10. $300, 11. $275, 12. $250, 13. $225, other starters $200; non-qualifiers $75.

The USRA will be providing a free meal free prepared by Pit Stop Catering after the races for everybody in the pits. If you were at the I-35 Speedway last year, you'll remember that the meal was great. They will also be on hand the rest of the week and serving breakfast from 8-11 a.m. on Friday and Saturday mornings.




THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

Thursday's show will feature USRA Modifieds, American Racer USRA Stock Cars, Out-Pace USRA B-Mods and Mensink Racing Products USRA Hobby Stocks in a complete program. Competitors earn points on Thursday and Friday to determine line-ups for Saturday's championship features.

Pits Open/Pre-Tech Begins 12:00 p.m.
Grandstands Open 5:00 p.m.
Drivers Meeting 5:30 p.m.
Racing 6:00 p.m.
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Adult (11+) Pit Pass $35
Youth (6-10) Pit Pass $25
Kids (5 & Under) Pit Pass FREE
3-Day Adult Pit Pass $110
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Adult Grandstand Ticket $20
Junior (12-16) or Senior (62+) Grandstand Ticket $15
Kids (11 & Under) Grandstand Ticket FREE
3-Day Adult Grandstand Ticket $60
3-Day Junior (12-16) or Senior (62+) Grandstand Ticket $50

USRA Modified Thursday payouts: 1. $1000, 2. $700, 3. $500, 4. $400, 5. $350, 6. $300, 7. $270, 8. $240, 9. $220, 10. $200, 11. $180, 12. $160, 13. $150, 14. $140, 15. $135, 16. $130, 17. $125, 18. $120, 19. $115, 20. $110, 21. $105, other starters $100; non-qualifiers $50.

American Racer USRA Stock Car Thursday payouts: 1. $600, 2. $400, 3. $300, 4. $250, 5. $220, 6. $200, 7. $180, 8. $160, 9. $150, 10. $140, 11. $130, 12. $125, 13. $120, 14. $115, 15. $110, 16. $105, 17. $100, 18. $95, 19. $90, 20. $85, other starters $80; non-qualifiers $50.

Out-Pace USRA B-Mod Thursday payouts: 1. $500, 2. $400, 3. $300, 4. $250, 5. $220, 6. $200, 7. $180, 8. $160, 9. $150, 10. $140, 11. $130, 12. $125, 13. $120, 14. $115, 15. $110, 16. $105, 17. $100, 18. $95, 19. $90, 20. $85, other starters $80; non-qualifiers $50.

Mensink Racing Products USRA Hobby Stock Thursday payouts: 1. $400, 2. $300, 3. $250, 4. $200, 5. $175, 6. $150, 7. $125, 8. $100, 9. $95, 10. $90, 11. $85, 12. $80, 13. $75, 14. $70, other starters $65; non-qualifiers $50.




On Thursday and Friday, Nashville recording artist John Riggins will be singing and playing acoustic in the hospitality tent after the races.


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

Friday's show will feature USRA Modifieds, American Racer USRA Stock Cars, Out-Pace USRA B-Mods and Mensink Racing Products USRA Hobby Stocks in a complete program. Competitors earn points on Thursday and Friday to determine line-ups for Saturday's championship features.

Pits Open 2:00 p.m.
Pre-Tech Begins 3:00 p.m.
Grandstands Open 5:00 p.m.
Drivers Meeting 5:30 p.m.
Racing 6:00 p.m.
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Adult (11+) Pit Pass $35
Youth (6-10) Pit Pass $25
Kids (5 & Under) Pit Pass FREE
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Adult Grandstand Ticket $20
Junior (12-16) or Senior (62+) Grandstand Ticket $15
Kids (11 & Under) Grandstand Ticket FREE

USRA Modified Friday payouts: 1. $1000, 2. $700, 3. $500, 4. $400, 5. $350, 6. $300, 7. $270, 8. $240, 9. $220, 10. $200, 11. $180, 12. $160, 13. $150, 14. $140, 15. $135, 16. $130, 17. $125, 18. $120, 19. $115, 20. $110, 21. $105, other starters $100; non-qualifiers $50.

American Racer USRA Stock Car Friday payouts: 1. $600, 2. $400, 3. $300, 4. $250, 5. $220, 6. $200, 7. $180, 8. $160, 9. $150, 10. $140, 11. $130, 12. $125, 13. $120, 14. $115, 15. $110, 16. $105, 17. $100, 18. $95, 19. $90, 20. $85, other starters $80; non-qualifiers $50.

Out-Pace USRA B-Mod Friday payouts: 1. $500, 2. $400, 3. $300, 4. $250, 5. $220, 6. $200, 7. $180, 8. $160, 9. $150, 10. $140, 11. $130, 12. $125, 13. $120, 14. $115, 15. $110, 16. $105, 17. $100, 18. $95, 19. $90, 20. $85, other starters $80; non-qualifiers $50.

Mensink Racing Products USRA Hobby Stock Friday payouts: 1. $400, 2. $300, 3. $250, 4. $200, 5. $175, 6. $150, 7. $125, 8. $100, 9. $95, 10. $90, 11. $85, 12. $80, 13. $75, 14. $70, other starters $65; non-qualifiers $50.

USRA Tuner Friday payouts: 1. $250, 2. $200, 3. $150, 4. $125, 5. $100, 6. $90, 7. $85, 8. $80, 9. $75, 10. $70, 11. $65, 12. $60, 13. $55, 14. $55, other starters $50; non-qualifiers $50.

On Friday, Nashville recording artist John Riggins singing and playing acoustic in the hospitality tent after the races.




SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

Saturday's show will feature USRA Modifieds, American Racer USRA Stock Cars, Out-Pace USRA B-Mods, Mensink Racing Products USRA Hobby Stocks and USRA Tuners in a complete program. Saturday's program will also feature a new special event that will reward individual drivers from each USRA sanctioned track in the first-ever Summit Shootout.

Pits Open 2:00 p.m.
Grandstands Open 4:00 p.m.
Drivers Meeting 5:00 p.m.
Racing 5:30 p.m.
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Adult (11+) Pit Pass $40
Youth (6-10) Pit Pass $30
Kids (5 & Under) Pit Pass FREE
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Adult Grandstand Ticket $25
Junior (12-16) or Senior (62+) Grandstand Ticket $20
Youth (6-11) Grandstand Ticket $5
Kids (5 & Under) Grandstand Ticket FREE

USRA Modified Saturday payouts: 1. $5000, 2. $3000, 3. $2000, 4. $1500, 5. $1000, 6. $800, 7. $700, 8. $650, 9. $600, 10. $550, 11. $500, 12. $475, 13. $450, 14. $425, 15. $400, 16. $375, 17. $350, 18. $340, 19. $335, 20. $330, 21. $325, 22. $320, 23. $315, 24. $310, 25. $305, other starters $300; non-qualifiers $200.

American Racer USRA Stock Car Saturday payouts: 1. $4000, 2. $2500, 3. $1500, 4. $1000, 5. $800, 6. $700, 7. $600, 8. $550, 9. $500, 10. $450, 11. $425, 12. $400, 13. $375, 14. $350, 15. $340, 16. $330, 17. $320, 18. $310, 19. $300, 20. $290, 21. $280, 22. $275, 23. $270, 24. $265, 25. $260, 26. $255, other starters $250; non-qualifiers $150.

Out-Pace USRA B-Mod Saturday payouts: 1. $3000, 2. $1700, 3. $1200, 4. $900, 5. $800, 6. $700, 7. $600, 8. $550, 9. $500, 10. $450, 11. $400, 12. $375, 13. $350, 14. $325, 15. $300, 16. $290, 17. $280, 18. $275, 19. $270, 20. $265, 21. $260, 22. $255, other starters $250; non-qualifiers $150.

Mensink Racing Products USRA Hobby Stock Saturday payouts: 1. $1500, 2. $1000, 3. $800, 4. $700, 5. $600, 6. $500, 7. $450, 8. $400, 9. $350, 10. $325, 11. $300, 12. $275, 13. $250, 14. $225, 15. $200, 16. $190, 17. $180, 18. $175, 19. $170, 20. $165, 21. $160, 22. $155, other starters $150; non-qualifiers $100.

USRA Tuner Saturday payouts: 1. $1,000, 2. $700, 3. $500, 4. $400, 5. $300, 6. $250, 7. $225, 8. $200, 9. $175, 10. $150, 11. $140, 12. $130, 13. $125, 14. $120, 15. $115, 16. $110, 17.$105, other starters $100; non-qualifiers $75.

This year's Summit Shootout will feature eligible USRA Modified, American Racer USRA Stock Car, Out-Pace USRA B-Mod and Mensink Racing Products USRA Hobby Stock racers. The only way to get qualified was through a Summit Shootout Qualifier at a USRA-sanctioned racetrack during the 2019 season. If a Summit Shootout Qualifier winner was already locked in, the second-place finisher got the spot, and so on. Each track was eligible to host up to four dates for each class.

USRA Modified Summit Shootout payouts: 1. $2500, 2. $1500, 3. $1000, 4. $800, 5. $700, 6. $600, 7. $500, 8. $450, 9. $400, 10. $375, 11. $350, 12. $325; Eligible USRA Modified drivers include Carlos Ahumada Jr., J.D. Auringer, Tad Davis, Ethan Dotson, Mark Elliott, Jake Gallardo, Dustin Hodges, Justin Johnson, Matt Johnson, Mitch Keeter, Charlie Smith and Chad Wheeler.

American Racer USRA Stock Car Summit Shootout payouts: 1. $2000, 2. $1200, 3. $800, 4. $600, 5. $500, 6. $400, 7. $350, 8. $325, 9. $300, 10. $275, 11. $250; Eligible American Racer USRA Stock Car drivers include Dillon Anderson, Jesse Brown, Kyle Falck, Pat Graham, Brayden Gjere, Mitch Hovden, Reid Keller, Mike Rosales, Mark Smith, Todd Staley and Roger Verdoorn.

Out-Pace USRA B-Mod Summit Shootout payouts: 1. $2000, 2. $1200, 3. $800, 4. $600, 5. $500, 6. $400, 7. $350, 8. $325, 9. $300, 10. $275, 11. $250, 12. $240, 13. $230, 14. $230; Eligible Out-Pace USRA B-Mod drivers include Kyle Anderson, Jared Boumeester, Andy Bryant, Rocky Caudle, Jim Chisholm, Jake Gallardo, Ryan Gillmore, Ty Griffith, Parker Hale, Brock Hess, Dan Hovden, Kris Jackson, Tracy Johnson, Ben Moudry, Earl Pryor and Brandon Toftee.

Mensink Racing Products USRA Hobby Stock Summit Shootout payouts: 1. $1000, 2. $700, 3. $600, 4. $500, 5. $400, 6. $300, 7. $275; Eligible Mensink Racing Products USRA Hobby Stock drivers include Scott Dobel, Corey Gronewold, Dustin Gulbrandson, Chris Hovden, Brady Klaassen, Jamie Songer and Eric Stanton.




RULES & PROCEDURES:
This event is sanctioned by the United States Racing Association and all USRA rules apply. USRA national points awarded each night with "true car count" bonus (minimum 48 points). All drivers must have a valid USRA license (no temps). Draw for heat race line-ups. Passing points determine line-ups for "B" Mains and "A" Mains. RACEceivers and transponders are required and will be available for rent or purchase.

ENTRY FEES: Entry fees are $100 for Modifieds, "Alternative" A-Mods, Stock Cars and B-Mods, $75 for Hobby Stocks, $50 for Late Models, and $25 for Tuners. The race day entry fees are double the initial amount. Get entered early!

PIT PARKING: There will be four different pit areas. The main pit area in the middle of the track has room for 150 cars. A guaranteed spot is $50 and there are 38 cement pads available for $100 for the weekend. The second pit area will be off turns 1-2. The third pit area will be on top of the hill by the horse barn. The fourth pit area will be to the east of the hill coming down to the track. We will get as many as possible in the main pit area, turns 1-2 and top of hill. The last resort will be Buxtons to the east of the hill. Spots will be marked for those that purchased them. Drivers that raced weekly have first option on pit stalls. ATV/UTV passes will be required with proof of insurance, and cost will be $50 for the weekend.

CAMPING: We have plenty of camping available with around 44 electric hook-up spots available. Two have 50-amp plugs and 42 have 30-amp plugs. Camping will be $25 per night for hookup spots and $15 for non-hookup. Camping spots must be reserved by calling (515) 832-6000. Alternatively, the Briggs Campground south of town should still be open if you do not want to stay at the track.

LODGING: We have set up a block of hotels at the AmericInn and Super 8 in Webster City if you plan on lodging during the Summit USRA Nationals (ask for Hamilton County Speedway rate). For the AmericInn, call (515) 832-3999. For the Super 8, call (515) 832-2000. For the Americas Best Value Inn, call (515) 832-3631. For the Super 8 in Williams (13 miles from track), call (515) 854-2281.

Every day, every division and every lap of the 6th Annual Summit USRA Nationals will be broadcast live at RacinDirt.TV
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For more information, check out HamiltonCoSpeedway.com. You can also get social on Facebook or Twitter.

The Hamilton County Speedway driven by Spangler Automotive is located off US 20 at exit 140, then 1.2 miles north, then 0.5 mile east on Bank St., then 0.4 mile south on Bluff St. to the Hamilton County Fairgrounds in Webster City, Iowa. The physical address is 1200 Bluff St, Webster City, IA 50595.

Opening in July 1910, the Hamilton County Speedway is the oldest speedway in the state of Iowa. In 1938, work began on the current location at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds. The semi-banked half-mile dirt track was completed in the spring of 1939, and the first races were held on the track in September of that year.

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