Iron-Man Classic $3,000 to win October 5, Lake Cumberland Classic $5,000 to win October 6 at Lake Cumberland Speedway

Iron-Man Classic $3,000 to win October 5, Lake Cumberland Classic $5,000 to win October 6 at Lake Cumberland Speedway

SOMERSET, KENTUCKY – September 24, 2018 – In what will be a first for all the series involved and Lake Cumberland Speedway in Burnside, KY, the track will present the 14th Annual Iron-Man Classic on Friday October 5, paying $3,000 to win for Super Late Models and the 24th Annual Lake Cumberland Classic on Saturday October 6, paying $5,000 to win for Super Late Models.  Cornett Racing Engines of Somerset, KY will be the presenting sponsor for both evening’s racing activities.   

For the first-time ever, the weekend’s event will feature a trio of Super Late Model touring series and an Open Wheel Modified tour as well.  The Schaeffer’s Oil Iron-Man Championship Late Model Series presented by DirtonDirt.com, the Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series presented by Sunoco Race Fuels and Tennessee RV, and the MARS Super Late Model Racing Series will all be action on Friday October 5 for $3,000 to win and Saturday October 6 for $5,000 to win, with the trio of touring series sanctioning the Super Late Model action each night, with it also being championship weekend for the MARS Super Late Model Racing Series, with the tour’s champion to be crowned on Saturday October 6.  Also, the Brucebilt Performance Iron-Man Modified Series will be in competition on Saturday October 6, racing for $1,200 to win.          

On Friday October 5, Lake Cumberland Speedway will host the trio of Super Late Model racing series for the 14th Annual Iron-Man Classic, with the Iron-Man, Southern Nationals Bonus Series, and MARS Super Late Models competing in a 40-lap main event that will pay $3,000 to win and $300 to start.  Joining the Super Late Models in action at Lake Cumberland Speedway on Friday October 5 at the Iron-Man Classic will be the track’s Open Wheel Modifieds racing for $1,200 to win, KDRA Super Stocks racing for $700 to win, Rear Wheel Drive Four Cylinders racing for $400 to win, and Front Wheel Drive Four Cylinders racing for $300 to win.  Activities at Lake Cumberland Speedway for the 14th Annual Iron-Man Classic on Friday October 5 will see the pit area and general admission areas open at 3:00 p.m.  The driver’s meeting will be at 6:45 p.m., with practice laps set to begin at 7:00 p.m., followed immediately by time trials and green flag racing.  Ticket prices at Lake Cumberland Speedway for the 14th Annual Iron-Man Classic on Friday October 5 in the general admission area will be $20 for adults, while a pit pass will be $35.

The weekend concludes on Saturday October 6 as the 24th Annual Lake Cumberland Classic will take place at Lake Cumberland Speedway, with the trio of the Iron-Man, Southern Nationals Bonus Series, and MARS Super Late Models once again in competition, racing 50 laps in their main event for $5,000 to win and $450 to start.  Along with the Super Late Models, the Brucebilt Performance Iron-Man Modified Series will join the racing action in a 20 lap, $1,200 to win and $100 to start main event.  Joining the Super Late Models and Modifieds in action at Lake Cumberland Speedway on Saturday October 6 at the Lake Cumberland Classic will be the track’s KDRA Super Stocks racing for $1,200 to win, Rear Wheel Drive Four Cylinders racing for $500 to win, and Front Wheel Drive Four Cylinders racing for $600 to win.  Activities at Lake Cumberland Speedway for the 14th Annual Iron-Man Classic on Friday October 5 will see the pit area and general admission areas open at 3:00 p.m.  The driver’s meeting will be at 6:45 p.m., with practice laps set to begin at 7:00 p.m., followed immediately by time trials and green flag racing.  Ticket prices at Lake Cumberland Speedway for the 24th Annual Lake Cumberland Classic on Saturday October 6 in the general admission area will be $23 for adults, while a pit pass will be $40.   

The Super Late Model portion of the program will be sanctioned by the Iron-Man Championship Late Model Series, Southern Nationals Bonus Series, and MARS Super Late Model Racing Series.  The entry fee will be $100 for each event, plus transponder rental for timing/scoring purposes.  The Super Late Model tire rule will be as follows:  Hoosier 1350 and 1600 and American Racer 48 and 56 on all four corners of the race cars.  Random tire samples will be taken by the series.  Drivers not making the feature event will receive $50 tow money each night.  In addition, there will be a $200 bonus to the highest finishing driver utilizing a CT525 engine package and a $200 bonus to the highest finishing driver utilizing an All Steel/SPEC engine package. 

The Brucebilt Performance Iron-Man Modified Series will sanction the Open Wheel Modified portion of the program at the Lake Cumberland Classic on Saturday October 6.  The entry fee will be $25, plus transponder rental for timing/scoring purposes.  The Open Wheel Modified tire rule will be as follows:  Hoosier M30 or M60 and American Racer Hard and Extra Hard. The Hoosier M60 and American Racer Extra Hard is an option on the right rear of the cars and all tires can be siped, but no grooving of any tire is allowed.  Random tire samples will be taken by the series.  Drivers not making the feature event will receive $25 tow money.

Lake Cumberland Speedway is located at 360 Race Track Road in Burnside, KY 42519. For more information on Lake Cumberland Speedway, please call (606) 341-1228 or by visiting the track’s website at www.LCspeedway.net.

Further information about the Schaeffer’s Oil Iron-Man Championship Late Model Series, MARS Super Late Model Racing Series, and Brucebilt Performance Iron-Man Modified Series can be obtained by contacting Promoter Chris Tilley at (606) 219-1723 or by visiting the series websites at www.CTPROMOTIONS.org and www.marsracingseries.com.  Further information about the Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series can be obtained by contacting Promoter Ray Cook at (828) 360-5353 or by visiting the series website at www.SouthernNationalsSeries.com.

Lake Cumberland Speedway 14th Annual Iron-Man Classic Purse for Friday October 5: Schaeffer’s Oil Iron-Man Championship Late Model Series, Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series, and MARS Super Late Model Racing Series (40 laps):  1) $3,000, 2) $1,500, 3) $1,200, 4) $1,000, 5) $800, 6) $700, 7) $600, 8) $475, 9) $450, 10) $425, 11) $400, 12) $375, 13) $350, 14) $325, 15) $300, 16) $300, 17) $300, 18) $300, 19) $300, 20) $300, 21) $300, 22) $300

Lake Cumberland Speedway Lake Cumberland Classic Purses for Saturday October 6:  Schaeffer’s Oil Iron-Man Championship Late Model Series, Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series, and MARS Super Late Model Racing Series (50 laps):  1) $5,000, 2) $2,500, 3) $1,600, 4) $1,200, 5) $900, 6) $700, 7) $675, 8) $650, 9) $625, 10) $600, 11) $580, 12) $560, 13) $540, 14) $520, 15) $500, 16) $480, 17) $470, 18) $460, 19) $450, 20) $450, 21) $450, 22) $450

Brucebilt Performance Iron-Man Modified Series (20 laps):  1) $1,200, 2) $500, 3) $400, 4) $300, 5) $200, 6) $175, 7) $150, 8) $140, 9) $130, 10) $120, 11) $115, 12) $110, 13) $105, 14) $100, 15) $100, 16) $100, 17) $100, 18) $100, 19) $100, 20) $100, 21) $100, 22) $100

 

Schaeffer’s Oil Iron-Man Championship Late Model Series Points (after 9/15/18)

  1. Joey Standridge-2,495
    2. Jason Jameson-1,506
    3. Todd Coffman-1,286
    4. David Webb-1,086
    5. Chicky Barton-1,068
    6. Jeff Watson-1,044
    7. David Payne-944
    8. Michael Chilton-928
    9. Derek Fisher-916
    10. Tommy Bailey-888

 

2018 Series Winners/Upcoming Schaeffer’s Oil Iron-Man Championship Series Events:

December 31-411 Motor Speedway-Donald McIntosh (Dawsonville, GA)

February 24-Volunteer Speedway-Cory Hedgecock (Loudon, TN)

June 9-I-75 Raceway-Daniel Miller (Shelbyville, TN)

June 15-Lake Cumberland Speedway-Tyler Carpenter (Parkersburg, WV)

June 16-Richmond Raceway-Tyler Carpenter (Parkersburg, WV)

June 23-Florence Speedway-Jason Jameson (Lawrenceburg, IN)

June 29-201 Speedway-Zack Dohm (Cross Lanes, WV)

June 30-Lake Cumberland Speedway-Skylar Marlar (Winfield, TN)

July 3-Tazewell Speedway-Eric Wells (Hazard, KY)

August 3-Bloomington Speedway-Kent Robinson (Bloomington, IN)

August 4-Brownstown Speedway-Billy Moyer, Jr. (Batesville, AR)

August 25-Lake Cumberland Speedway-Jason Jameson (Lawrenceburg, IN)

September 2-Tazewell Speedway-David Payne (Murphy, NC)

September 14-Lake Cumberland Speedway-Victor Lee (Danville, KY)

September 15-Richmond Raceway-Eddie Carrier, Jr. (Salt Rock, WV)

October 5-Lake Cumberland Speedway-Burnside, KY-$3,000 to win

October 6-Lake Cumberland Speedway-Burnside, KY-$5,000 to win

November 24-411 Motor Speedway-Seymour, TN-$5,000 to win

 

Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series Points (after 9/15/18)

  1. David Payne-1,680
    2. Chicky Barton-1,618
    3. Aaron Ridley-1,458
    4. Joey Standridge-872
    5. Casey Roberts-738
    6. John Ownbey-572
    7. Todd Coffman-564
    8. Shawn Chastain-560
    9. Will Roland-542
    10. Jeff Neubert-530

 

2018 Series Winners/Upcoming Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series Events:

March 16-Tri-County Race Track-Shane Clanton (Zebulon, GA)

March 17-Toccoa Raceway-Ricky Weiss (Headingly, Manitoba, CAN)

April 28-Blue Ridge Motorsports Park-Shawn Chastain (Murphy, NC)

May 12-Dixie Speedway-Michael Page (Douglasville, GA)

June 15-Lake Cumberland Speedway-Tyler Carpenter (Parkersburg, WV)

June 16-Richmond Raceway-Tyler Carpenter (Parkersburg, WV)

July 3-Tazewell Speedway-Eric Wells (Hazard, KY)

September 2-Tazewell Speedway-David Payne (Murphy, NC)

September 15-North Georgia Speedway-Michael Page (Douglasville, GA)

September 28-Tri-County Race Track-Brasstown, NC-$10,000 to win

October 5-Lake Cumberland Speedway-Burnside, KY-$3,000 to win

October 6-Lake Cumberland Speedway-Burnside, KY-$5,000 to win

October 20-Senoia Raceway-Senoia, GA-$10,000 to win

October 27-Blue Ridge Motorsports Park-Blue Ridge, GA-$4,000 to win

November 17-Boyd’s Speedway (Ringgold, GA)-$5,000 to win

 

MARS Super Late Model Racing Series Points (after 8/11/18)

  1. Tanner English-2,165
  2. Tim Manville-2,103
  3. Dean Carpenter-2,005
  4. Michael Kloos-1,371
  5. Caleb Ashby-1,319
  6. Brian Shirley-1,265
  7. Gordy Gundaker-1,143
  8. Kent Robinson-964
  9. Dennis Erb, Jr.-962
  10. Jason Feger-920

 

2018 Series Winners/Upcoming MARS Super Late Model Racing Series Events:

March 2-Clarksville Speedway-David Seibers (Chapel Hill, TN)

March 3-Clarksville Speedway-Dennis Erb Jr. (Carpentersville, IL)

May 4-Belle-Clair Speedway-Brian Shirley (Chatham, IL)

May 5-Fayette County Speedway-Brian Shirley (Chatham, IL)

May 11-Farmer City Raceway-Shannon Babb (Moweaqua, IL)

June 1-Tri-City Speedway-Brian Shirley (Chatham, IL)

June 2-Fayette County Speedway-Brian Shirley (Chatham, IL)

July 7-Brownstown Speedway-Kent Robinson (Bloomington, IN)

August 3-Bloomington Speedway-Kent Robinson (Bloomington, IN)

August 4-Brownstown Speedway-Billy Moyer, Jr. (Batesville, AR)

August 10-Tri-City Speedway-Brian Shirley (Chatham, IL)

August 11-Fairbury’s American Legion Speedway-Shannon Babb (Moweaqua, IL)

October 5-Lake Cumberland Speedway-Burnside, KY-$3,000 to win

October 6-Lake Cumberland Speedway-Burnside, KY-$5,000 to win

 

Brucebilt Performance Iron-Man Modified Series Points (after 9/2/18)

  1. Clayton Miller-1,906
  2. Shon Flanary-1,896
  3. Wayne James-1,474
  4. Amos Bunch-1,377
  5. Billy Palmer-1,286
  6. Chase King-960
  7. Shane Roberts-880
  8. Tyler James-710
  9. Ricky Arms-596
  10. Austin Francis-562

 

2018 Series Winners/Upcoming Brucebilt Performance Iron-Man Modified Series Events

December 31-411 Motor Speedway-Lucas Lee (Paris, TN)

February 24-Volunteer Speedway-Chase King (Seymour, TN)

May 11-Tri-County Race Track-Billy Workman, Jr. (Mooresville, NC)

May 12-I-75 Raceway-Ryan Ayers (Concord, NC)

June 23-Florence Speedway-Ryan Thomas-Brownstown, IN

June 29-201 Speedway-Sitka, KY-Clayton Miller (Elkton, KY)

June 30-Lake Cumberland Speedway-Clayton Miller (Elkton, KY)

July 3-Tazewell Speedway-Ricky Arms (Moss, TN)

August 25-Lake Cumberland Speedway-Ricky Arms (Moss, TN)

September 2-Tazewell Speedway-Shon Flanary (Surgoinsville, TN)

October 6-Lake Cumberland Speedway-Burnside, KY-$1,000 to win

November 24-411 Motor Speedway-Seymour, TN-$1,200 to win

 

Previous Iron-Man Classic Winners:

2004- Jackie Boggs (Grayson, KY)
2005- Rainout
2006- Chris Combs (Isom, KY)
2007- Chris Combs (Isom, KY)
2008- Don O’Neal (Martinsville, IN)
2009- Josh McGuire (Grayson, KY)
2010- Shannon Thornsberry (Martin, KY)
2011- Jackie Boggs (Grayson, KY)
2012- Michael Chilton (Salvisa, KY)
2013- Michael Chilton (Salvisa, KY)
2014- Chris Madden (Gray Court, SC)
2015- Michael Chilton (Salvisa, KY)
2016-Zack Dohm (Cross Lanes, WV)

2017-Tommy Kerr (Maryville, TN)

 

Previous Lake Cumberland Classic Winners:

1986-Jeff Purvis (Clarksville, TN)

1987-Scott Bloomquist (Mooresburg, TN)

1988-Jack Boggs (Grayson, KY)

1989-Brian Asbury (Mitchell, IN)

1990-Jack Boggs (Grayson, KY)

1991-Scott Bloomquist (Mooresburg, TN)

1992-Scott Bloomquist (Mooresburg, TN)

1993 to 1997-Event Not Held

1998-Darrell Lanigan (Union, KY)

1999-Don O’Neal (Martinsville, IN)

2000-Don O’Neal (Martinsville, IN)

2001-Don O’Neal (Martinsville, IN)

2002-Jim Curry (Norman, IN)

2003-Don O’Neal (Martinsville, IN)

2004-Rod Carter, Jr. (Woodbine, KY)

2005-Michael Chilton (Salvisa, KY)

2006-Greg Johnson (Bedford, IN)

2007-Night One: Rod Carter, Jr. (Woodbine, KY)/Night Two: Mike Marlar (Winfield, TN)

2008-Greg Johnson (Bedford, IN)

2009-Skylar Marlar (Winfield, TN)

2010-Greg Johnson (Bedford, IN)

2011-Dustin Neat (Dunnville, KY)

2012-Mike Marlar (Winfield, TN)

2013 to 2016-Event Not Held

2017-Jackie Boggs (Grayson, KY)