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WAR Sprints Coming To Lebanon Midway Sept. 8th
Sprint Cars are heading to the Midway Speedway in Lebanon on Saturday Sept. 8th as old style racing comes to the Ozarks in the form of Wingless Sprint Cars as the WAR Series
heads to the Midway.
The WAR Series (Wingless Auto Racing) makes their first visit to the track. Wingless Sprint Cars bring alot back to the driver in these type of cars and fans at Midway should
be able to view those drivers work the wheel of their cars while charging to the front of the pack.
Current WAR Series Austin Alumbaugh of Higginsville and top runner Mitchell Moore of Edgerton, Kansas will lead a tough field of drivers as it has been over 2 or more seasons
since Sprint Cars have been in action at Midway.
The WAR Sprints will be in action on Friday Night September 7th at Valley Speedway in Grain Valley, Missouri and with back to back events should produce a strong field of cars
from the regulars and new comers.
Action will also feature the championship chase in other classes as those will be named later.
For more information about the WAR Series visit WWW.WARSPRINTS.Com and for information on the Midway Speedway visit
WWW.LebanonMidwaySpeedway.Com or call Jack Jones at 417-594-0594.
Midway Speedway To Host A Different Style Of Horsepower July 21 As Chuckwagon Races Make First Ever Area Visit
The Midway Speedway in Lebanon, Mo. will be hosting a different type of horsepower on Saturday July 21 and Sunday July 22nd as the 1st ever visit of the Chuckwagon races come
to the Lebanon Dirt-track located on B Highway on East Highway 32.
"This will be something different for everyone as fans will have the chance to see teams compete head-to-head not only against each other but also against the clock.
"quoted Speedway owner and promoter Jack Jones. "In the last few events that the Chuckwagon teams have competed, over 50 entries were on hand. It is man, horse and wagon
against the clock and course. Fans will get to relieve the old Western Days and the atmosphere surroundings."
Teams compete for some awesome prizes and that since of pride in this 2 day event. Fans are not just restricted to their seats,but can go about the facility most anywhere
while events are going on. Each day is something different and the awards ceremonies are giving on Sunday Afternoon.
Activities begin around 7PM on Saturday evening and last around 3 hours,while Sunday's events and finals are set for Sunday Afternoon.Each program is around 3 hours.
Fans get a special deal as a 1 day Adult ticket is $15 but you can purchase a 2 day ticket for only $25 for this special event.
"We will not be running the stockcar program at all that weekend and feel that with the location of the Speedway and surroundings,it will really be alot of fun for everyone."
For more information visit the Tracks Website at WWW.LebanonMidwaySpeedway.Com or contact owner Jack Jones at 417-594-0594.
Lebanon Dirt Track Racing Season Starts At Midway With Special Event
Lebanon, Mo. - The dirt-track racing season for Lebanon, Mo. will start on March 30th and 31st as the Midway Speedway will be starting with the Spring Fling 2 day special
The race will feature B-Modifieds, Factory Stocks, Midwest Mods, Street Stocks and Pure Stocks both nights while the area A-Modifieds will be racing Sat night only.
This event features the heats races and dashes for the 5 regular classes on Friday Night and Main Event races on Sat Night while the A-Modifieds race a full show on Sat
The winners will recieve the following - B-Modifieds and Factory Stocks $750 with the Winner of the Midwest Mods $300. The Street Stock winner recieves $400 and the Pure
Stock winner gets $250 from the Sat Night Main Events. The A-Modified winner gets $500.
Friday night the Front Gates open at 5PM and Practice begins at 7PM. The Racing action starts at 8PM. The pit-gate opens Friday at 5PM also.
Sat Night the Front Gate opens at 5PM while practice begins at 6:30PM and the actual racing starts at 7:30.
The pit passes are $30 per person per night as the Front Gate prices are $10 for Adults on Friday night and $15 on Sat night. If a drivers only wants to compete on feature
night only, they only pay a 1 night pit pass but only race for 1/2 the scheduled payout and begin at the rear of the field.
To get more information go to WWW.LebanonMidwaySpeedway.Com or call Jack Jones at 417-594-0594.
There will be an open practice for drivers on Tuesday night March 27 from 5-7PM. Grandstands will be Free to the Public on the practice night while there will be a pit pass
cost to go in the pits.
Defending Spring Fling winners from 2011 are James Flood in the Factory Stocks, JC Morton in the B-Modifieds, Jason Russell in the A-Modifieds, Kory Barker in the Pure
Stocks, Trevor Drake in the Midwest Mods and Joe Francis in the Street Stocks.
Midway Reschedules Practice Night
Lebanon, Mo. - Wet grounds Friday forced Midway Speedway to reschedule their practice night for Tuesday evening from 5-7PM.
The track has added some new dirt to the track racing surface over this past winter as they prepare for the upcoming season opening 2 day event the Spring Fling on Friday
and Sat March 30th and 31st.
The event is the season opener for Midway and will be racing FactoryStocks,B-Modifieds,StreetStocks,PureStocks and Midwest Modifieds both nights with the A-Modifieds
competing on Sat Night.
For more info contact Jack Jones at 417-594-0594 or log on to the website at WWW.LebanonMidwaySpeedway.Com
The Midway Will be Running on Saturdays in 2012 Season