For the second time this season, Midwest Mod Lites are set to make another visit to Central Missouri Speedway on Budweiser race night. During their last visit to the track, the race to the checkered flag was extremely close with three drivers in the mix. Donnie Dannar, Dillon Raffurty and eventual winner Ed Griggs thrilled the crowd with an intense battle to the finish. The Mod Lite racing is expected to be just as fierce this weekend when drivers return to CMS.

Weekly racing will be in full swing this Saturday with the best talent in the USRA ‘Mighty’ Modified $1,000-to-Win main event. Street Stock and Pure Stock drivers along with B-Mods are also on the race program. Both track points and USRA national points are available this Saturday for competing B-Mod drivers. All B-Mod drivers must be USRA licensed or pay the $10 temp fee to compete.

Pit gates swing open at 4:30 followed by admission gates at 5. Driver pill draw cutoff is 6:15 (no passing points awarded if driver is late checking in). Pit meeting takes place at 6:30 with hot laps at 7 and racing at 7:30. Adult General Admission is $12, Seniors ages 65 to 74 $10, Military active/retired members $10, kids ages 6 to 12 $5. Children five and under and Seniors 75 and over free. All pit passes are $30.

CMS release complete details of the upcoming Eleventh Annual Tom Wilson Memorial BBQ Bowl, which takes place over the Independence Day weekend on July 2nd and July 3rd. The highlight of the weekend will be a $5,000-to-Win, 50-lap main event for USRA Modifieds. The weekend also features Street Stocks, Pure Stocks, ULMA Late Modes, B-Mods/USRA B-mods, and Allstar Midget Series. From the landing page of the CMS website, look for and click on the Independence Day Weekend Special Event Info tab for complete details. Modified drivers will want to look for the “Early Bird” entry form for the $5,000-to-Win race.

Heading into this weekend, Kevin Blackburn maintains his lead in the USRA Modified division ahead of Gunner Martin and Shad Badder. While Martin and Badder have each won main events this season. Blackburn’s consistent top-three finishes have him atop the standings but still in search of his first main event victory. Clayton Campbell, Brett Wood, and Bryan Eckhoff hold down the top three positions in Street Stock action. Troy Carlyle currently leads last year’s champion Jacob Ebert and Bobby Russell in B-mod competition while Rodger Detherage holds down the top spot in the Pure Stock division over Amanda Akers, and Herb Dannar.

CMS recently announced the make-up event dates for the 5/21/16 rained out events, the dates are:
Saturday June 25th for the USRA Modified makeup, and Saturday, July 9th for the B-Mod makeup. The makeup event for the B-Mods will resume from lap 5 when the green flag flies again. Stay tuned to CMS press releases and the website and social media for future announcements.

Keep up with CMS on Twitter @CMSgoing_green. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pages/Central-Missouri-Speedway. Join our email group by emailing info@centralmissourispeedway.net. Keep up with CMS news and information by pointing your browser to www.centralmissourispeedway.net. Don’t forget about the all-new CMS Going Green YouTube video page.

CMS is located 3.5-miles north of Warrensburg, MO from the junction of Highways 50 and 13 in Warrensburg just north of the new Hwy 13 by-pass round-a-bout, or from the Higginsville exit off I-70, head south on Highway 13 for twelve and half miles. Pit gates open at 4:30, grandstands at 5, driver pill draw cutoff 6:15, pit meeting at 6:30, hot laps at 7, and racing at 7:30. Admission prices: $12 adult general mission, $10 military with I.D., seniors 65 to 74 $10, kids ages 6 to 12 $5. Children 5 and under and seniors 75 and over free. Pit passes $30.

CMS wishes to thank its 2016 primary sponsors for their support this season. Cliff Harris Warrensburg Ford, Budweiser, KMZU 100.7 FM, Sunoco Race Fuels, KMMO FM 102.9, Midwest Coatings, Better Country KIX 105.7, KSDL, and KSIS FM, Comfort Inn Warrensburg Station, KRLI FM 103.9 & KAOL 101.3 FM The Grenade, Pepsi, 610 Sports Radio Kansas City, Heartland Waste, and 'Today's New Hit Country' 95.3 FM KDKD.

This list of 2016 outstanding business partners includes: Victory Trophies & Plaques, Joslins Jewelry, Batliner Recycling, DQ Grill & Chill of Warrensburg, Economy Lumber, Kleinschmidt's Western Store, OK Tire Stores, Eickleberry Concrete & Construction, LJS Graphics, Finish Line Performance, Wolf Tire Service, JA Performance and Outdoor Services, RockAuto.com, and Seeburg Mufflers.

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