Originally scheduled for this weekend February 28th and March 1st, the MARS DIRTcar Series will have to wait another week to begin its 15th season. The new dates will now be Friday March 7th and Saturday March 8th at Clarksville Speedway in Clarksville TN for the 10th Annual Tuckasee Toilet Bowl Classic. Friday nights feature will pay $3,000 to the winner and Saturday night’s winner will receive $5,000 for their efforts. A practice session for Thursday evening March 6th has been cancelled.
Gates will open at 5:00pm on Friday night with hot laps scheduled for 6:30pm. Also racing will be UMP Open Wheel, UMP Crate Late Model, Heat & Feature for Pure Street and Heat and Feature for Mini Mod. $100 entry for MARS/UMP Late Models. Pay out for Friday is 1) $3000 2) $1200 3) $650 4) $600 5) $500 6) $400 7) $350 8) $325 9-24) $300. B Feature will pay $100 to start.
Saturday's gates will open at 4:00pm with hot laps scheduled for 6:30pm. Also racing will be UMP Open Wheel, UMP Crate Late Model, Heat & Feature for UMP Street Stock/Southern Street and Mini Sprint and Heat & Feature racing for Mini Mod. $150 entry for MARS/UMP Late Models. Pay out for Saturday is 1) $5000 2) $2000 3) $1100 4) $650 5) $600 6) $500 7) $475 8) $425 9-24) $400. B Feature will pay $150 to start.
Drivers expected to compete include the 2013 MARS Champion Tony Jackson Jr of Lebanon, MO; 2012 MARS Champion Jesse Stovall of Billings, MO; Justin Asplin of Birch Tree, MO; Dustin Walker of Peculiar, MO; Brandon Morton of Broken Arrow, OK; Todd Hall of Charleston, MO; Timothy Culp of Prattsville, AR; Leroy Johnson of Springfield, MO; Michael Maggard of Republic, MO; Terry English of Benton, KY; Brian Shirley of Chatam, IL; Bobby Maggard Jr of Republic, MO; Kevin Weaver of Gibson City, IL; Jeff Roth of Bentonville, AR; Randy Roth of Bentonville, AR; Jon Driskill of Bentonville, AR; Dillan White of Crofton, KY; Dennis Erb of Carpentersville, IL; Jason Hughes of West Plains, MO; Jason McBride of Carbondale, IL and many more.
TIRE RULE: LM 40, LM 20 and WRS 55. No rib tires will be allowed!
Clarksville Speedway is located at 1600 Needmore Road in Clarksville, TN 37040.
Please visit www.marsracingseries.com for the full schedule.
The MARS DIRTcar Series would like to thank their sponsors for the 2014 season. Hoosier Racing Tire, Libscomb Auto Group, Andy’s Frozen Custard, Powertrain Industries, Sunoco Race Fuel, Midwest Sheet Metal, GRT Race Cars, Keizer Wheels, Hatfield Racing Engines, Race Brothers Farm & Home Supply, Supermoon Graphics, Off Axis Custom Paint and Don Babb Motorsports.