The MARS DIRTcar Series and the top drivers from the UMP DIRTcar Series will go head to head this weekend August 22 – 23, 2014 at Paducah International Raceway in Paducah, KY and Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, MO. Both races will have group qualifying / time trials to set the heat races. Tire rule is Hoosier LM-20, Hoosier LM-40 or WRS-55 ONLY.
Driver's expected this weekend include MARS current point leader, Tony Jackson Jr., 2012 MARS champion Jesse Stovall, Shannon Babb, Brian Shirley, Jack Sullivan, Terry English, Bobby Pierce, Tim Brown, Justin Asplin, Tanner English, Randy Sellars, Brandon Shepherd, Allen Murray, Leroy Johnson, Will Vaught, Tim Manville, Rickey Frankel, Michael Kloos, Wendell Wallace, Jarryd Holshouser, Jason Feger, Jason McBride, Mark Voigt, Jeff Roth, Dewayne Keifer, Paul Roider and many more!
The countdown is on for Paducah International Raceway’s $5,000 to win Chris Smith Memorial / USA World 50 on Friday, August 22nd. Pit Gates open at 4:00 PM. Grandstands open at 5:00 PM. Hot Laps are at 7:00 PM, with Racing at 7:30 PM. Support Classes are Modifieds and Crate Late Models. Grandstand admission is $25. The inaugural USA World 50 was held in 1978. Former race winners include Jerry Inman, Tom Helfrich, Larry Moore, Russ Petro, Phil Gregory, NASCAR veteran Jeff Purvis, and former UMP National Champions Terry English, Shannon Babb, Jason Feger and Brian Shirley. For more information, please visit the track website at www.paducahracing.net.
On Saturday, August 23rd – Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, MO is a high banked 1/3 mile dirt oval known for its lightening quick side by side racing, will host the $5000 to win UMP / MARS Challenge. Support classes will include the UMP Modifieds, AARA Sportsman & AARA Pro 4 Stocks. Grandstand admission is $25 with kids 12 years and younger FREE. Pit passes will be $30, kids 6-12 pit passes $15. Pit gates open at 4:00pm, grandstands open at 5:00pm. Racing at 7:00pm. For more information, please visit the track website at www.federatedautopartsraceway.com.
Information on the MARS DIRTcar Series can be found at www.marsracingseries.com.
Information on the UMP DIRTcar Series can be found at www.dirtcar.com.
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.