Richmond Raceway’s KDRA Spring Fling

Richmond Raceway

Richmond Raceway track promoters Larry, Chad, and Sarah Yantz will return to action on Saturday May 13 at the 3/10 mile semi-banked clay oval known as “The Beast of the East” with the KDRA Spring Fling, paying $1,200 to win for KDRA Super Stocks, along with a full racing program for Late Models, Open Wheel Modifieds, and Stock Four Cylinders.

Richmond Raceway will present the KDRA Spring Fling on Saturday May 13 and will see the KDRA Super Stock division highlighted in a 25 lap, $1,200 to win contest. Also in competition at the KDRA Spring Fling on Saturday May 13 will be the track’s Late Model division racing $1,500 to win, Open Wheel Modifieds racing for $1,000 to win, and the Stock Four Cylinder division racing for $500 to win. All divisions will utilize the practice/time trial combo format to determine heat race starting positions. Richmond Raceway also uses transponder timing/scoring and the rental fee for a transponder is $10. RACEceivers are also mandatory and must be is use by drivers anytime they are in their cars out on the track. Also of note, drivers are encouraged to arrive early and need to be at the track no later than 5:30 p.m. if possible.

Activities for the Saturday May 13 KDRA Spring Fling event at Richmond Raceway will see the pit area open at 3:00 p.m., with the general admission area gates set to open at 4:30 p.m. The drivers meeting will take place at 5:45 p.m., with practice/time trial laps set to get underway at 6:15 p.m., and the first green flag to start the racing action will wave at 7:30 p.m. All times EDT. Ticket prices for the May 13 KDRA Spring Fling event at Richmond Raceway in the general admission area will be $15 for adults, with children ages 12 and under admitted free. A pit pass will cost $35, with children ages 6 to 12 $15, and children ages 5 and under free.

Richmond Raceway is located at 328 Greens Crossing Road, just a short drive from the city limits of Richmond, KY. Larry, Chad, and Sarah Yantz are the track promoters and will present dirt track racing on Saturday evenings. For more information about Richmond Raceway, contact track co-promoter Larry Yantz at (606) 510-5331 or track co-promoter Chad Yantz at (606) 510-4836. The phone number at the track for information concerning race events and raceday information is (859) 624-5640.

Richmond Raceway KDRA Spring Fling Purses for Saturday May 13, 2017:
-Late Models (25 laps): 1st- $1,500, 2nd- $750, 3rd- $500, 4th- $400, 5th- $350, 6th- $300, 7th- $250. 8th- $200, 9th- $190, 10th- $180, 11th- $170, 12th- $160, 13th- $150, 14th- $150, 15th- $150, 16th- $150, 17th- $150, 18th- $150 (NOTE: The highest finisher driver using a Crate engine in his/her car will receive a $100, with the second highest finishing driver using a Crate engine receiving a $75 bonus, while the third highest finishing driver using a Crate engine will receive a $50 bonus)
-Open Wheel Modifieds (20 laps): 1st- $1,000, 2nd- $500, 3rd- $300, 4th- $200, 5th- $175, 6th- $150, 7th- $140, 8th- $130, 9th- $120, 10th- $115, 11th- $110, 12th- $105, 13th- $100, 14th- $100, 15th- $100, 16th- $100, 17th- $100, 18th- $100
-KDRA Super Stocks (25 laps): 1st- $1,200, 2nd- $600, 3rd- $300, 4th- $250, 5th- $200, 6th- $175, 7th- $150, 8th- $140, 9th- $130, 10th- $120, 11th- $110, 12th- $105, 13th- $100, 14th- $100, 15th- $100, 16th- $100, 17th- $100, 18th- $100, 19th- $100, 20th- $100, 21st- $100, 22nd- $100
-Stock Four Cylinders (12 laps): 1st- $500, 2nd- $250, 3rd- $150, 4th- $125, 5th- $100, 6th- $90, 7th- $80, 8th- $75, 9th- $70, 10th- $65, 11th- $60, 12th- $55, 13th- $50, 14th- $50, 15th- $50, 16th- $50, 17th- $50, 18th- $50

Richmond Raceway Top Ten Track After April 29, 2017
LATE MODELS
1. Derek Fisher- 75
2. Chris Combs- 73
3. Victor Lee- 70
4. Jason Barrett- 68
5. Connor Meade- 66
6. Britan Godsey- 62
7. Donnie Everman- 60
8. Colin Green- 59
9. Chris Ruble-56
10. Shane Bailey- 53

OPEN WHEEL MODIFIEDS
1. Blake Brown- 75
2. Jimmy Lennex, Jr.- 72
3. Jeff Watson- 71
4. Austin Francis- 68
5. Chris Johnson- 66
6. Mike Watson- 62
7. Brent Estes- 60
8. Cory Skipton- 57
9. Joe David Turner- 54
10. P.J. Simpson- 54

KDRA SUPER STOCKS
1. Eddie Stewart- 75
2. Jamey Adams- 73
3. Logan Preston- 70
4. Robby Perkins- 69
5. Travis Preston- 66
6. Jeremy Howard- 63
7. James Crowe- 61
8. Tyler Collis- 58
9. Trae Soper- 57
10. Gary Rahe, Jr.- 53

STOCK FOUR CYLINDERS
1. Tyler Hayes- 74
2. Shane Yates- 71
3. Shane Irvin- 70
4. Matt Craddock- 67
5. Adam Love- 66
6. Clint Cox- 63
7. Caleb Ratliff- 62
8. Greg Hensley- 59
9. Chandler Belcher- 56
10. Richard Dalton- 55

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