||Four nights of USMTS Casey’s Cup Series action slated for Wednesday-Saturday, June 13-16
SUPERIOR, Wis. – The USMTS Casey’s Cup Series is back in action this Wednesday through Saturday, June 13-16, with four night of racing at three top-notch dirt ovals in Wisconsin and Minnesota.
On Wednesday, the USMTS Modifieds invade the Amsoil Speedway in Superior, Wis., for the first time in series history. An unknown for most of the touring USMTS titans, local stars such as Al Uotinen, Jody Bellefeuille, Ross Lightner, Rick Rivord and the track’s all-time career Modified wins leader Darrell Nelson among others.
Hot laps begin at 6:30 p.m. with racing set to begin at 7. Midwest Mods, Super Stocks and Pure Stocks are also on the evening’s card.
The Amsoil Speedway is a 3/8-mile semi-banked clay oval located 3 miles south of Superior on SR 35 (at the Head of the Lake Fairgrounds). For more information call 715-497-8916 or visit www.amsoilspeedway.com online.
Race fans can pick up coupons good for $2 off the adult ticket price at Casey's General Stores locations in Cambridge and North Branch on race day. For more information, or to find the location nearest you check out www.caseys.com.
The USMTS Modifieds make another maiden voyage on Thursday when they visit the Granite City Speedway in Sauk Rapids, Minn. The track got a new owner during the off-season and the new leadership has made many improvements to the former Golden Spike Speedway, including remodeled VIP suites and a new restaurant area for fans.
Fans will notice immediate improvements to the facility including a completely new racing surface, newly remodeled restaurant building, renovated Wild Country press building plus general clean up, beautification and modernization to the overall facility.
Pits and grandstand gates will open at 4 p.m., hot laps will be held at 6 and racing will begin at 7. Midwest Mods ($500 to win), Pure Stocks, Hobby Stocks and Hornets will also be in action.
The Granite City Speedway is a 3/8-mile semi-banked clay oval located 2.5 miles north of SR 23 on US 10, then 2 miles east on Golden Spike Rd. (CR 3). For more information, call 715-497-8916 or check out www.gcspeedway.com online.
Race fans can pick up coupons good for $2 off the adult ticket price at Casey's General Stores locations in Foley, St. Joseph, St. Cloud and Waite Park on race day. For more information, or to find the location nearest you check out www.caseys.com.
Thanks to Casey’s General Stores, Benna Ford and FYE Motorsports, the top three Wissota-legal Modifieds in the feature event on both Wednesday and Thursday nights will earn an extra $200, $150 and $100, respectively, each night.
The weekend wraps up with two nights at the Cedar Lake Speedway near New Richmond, Wis., as part of the classic 14th Annual Masters event. After nearly a decade since their last visit to the historic facility, the USMTS Modifieds joined the Masters event last year as they shared the spotlight with the UMP Late Models during their annual Summer Nationals “Hell Tour” grind.
The Cedar Lake Speedway is a high-banked 3/8-mile clay oval located 1 mile east of SR 35 on SR 64, then 4.2 miles north on CR C to CR CC, then left 1.8 miles. For more information, call 612-363-0479 or 715-248-7119 or check out www.cedarlakespeedway.com online.
Race fans can pick up coupons good for $2 off the adult ticket price at Casey's General Stores locations in Beaver Dam, Elkhorn, Kingston and Milton on race day. For more information, or to find the location nearest you check out www.caseys.com.
Each event during the four-race swing will pay $2,000 to the winner of the Swan Energy “A” Main, with more than $60,000 in total prize money up for grabs during the four-night adventure.
To learn more about the United States Modified Touring Series, visit www.usmts.com online or call 515-832-7944. You can also like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
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