Richmond Raceway News 8-26-2018

Valvoline Presents the Labor Day Spectacular
Saturday September 1st Richmond Raceway hosts the Valvoline Labor Day Spectacular. Richmond Raceway will have 5 classes in action for the first time this season. Pit Pass is $40 for adults with children 6-12 $15 and kids 5 and under free with the gates opening at 2pm, General Admission is $15 for adults with kids 12 and under free with the main gate opening at 4pm, Hot Lap/Qualifying is scheduled for approximately 6pm. Make sure to be at The Beast of the East Richmond Raceway Saturday September 1st! Address:328 Greens Crossing Rd, Richmond KY. For more information like our Facebook page search Richmond Raceway KY.

For the first time all year the Beast of the East hosts Crate Late Models who plan to tame the Beast for their chance to take home $1200 and Valvoline Racing Oil. As Richmond expects some of the biggest crate names from all over the region to be in attendance they are giving away a provisional to the highest paying crate race in the area on September 29th, The Damn Yankees 50 FASTRAK race paying $5000 to win.

The Sonic Super Late Models take the ⅜ mile clay oval for a chance to win $1500 and Valvoline Racing Oil as they try to break Derek Fisher’s win streak as he has taken home the last 4 regular payout shows. As, the 7 time track winner and current point leader, Derek Fisher has locked himself into the $10,059 to win 31st Annual Sunoco Race Fuels Paul “Butterball” Wooldridge Memorial on September 15th with his win on 7/14 the highest finisher not already locked in (as long as 10 super late models sign in for action) will lock themselves in to the biggest event for the Schaeffer’s Oil Iron-Man Championship Series Super Late Model Event at the Richmond Raceway.

The Gutter Guy Modifieds come to Richmond Raceway in their 52nd consecutive year of action for a chance to claim $1000 and some Valvoline Racing Oil. Along with $1000 the highest finisher of this event not already locked in (Jimmy Crabtree locked into top 6 starting position with win on 7/14) will pick up a provisional and a guaranteed starting spot in the October 6th Modified Mayhem Race for a Cure $3000 to win program. This event gives Jimmy Crabtree, Jimmy Robinson, and Zach Powers all a chance to pounce on the track point title. As current Richmond Raceway Track point leader Jimmy Crabtree holds a 2 point advantage on Jimmy Robinson, Zach Powers sits 26 points out of the lead still looking for his first career win. The three way battle for the championship is shaping up to be a solid one as we enter the final 5 races of the season.

The ARBodies KDRA Super Stocks take the track for $750 and some Valvoline Racing Oil. As the Super Stocks race for the 12th time this year they all sit behind track point leader Logan Preston whos yet to win a race but has a comfortable 126 point lead. As the drivers attempt to cut into that point lead with 5 point races remaining they need to start now. Logan Preston has been one of the most consistent drivers this year, even when the car acts up he still ends up with a respectable finish. Eddie Stewart is the man to watch however, sitting 161 markers out of the top spot he has won all but one event that he has entered. With 5 races remaining can anyone catch Preston?

The Baker Iron and Metal 4 Cylinders take their chances at the Richmond Raceway for a special $750 to win event and a chance to take home some Valvoline Racing Oil. Richmond Raceway hosts some of the best 4 Cylinder racing in the whole state, on any given night there are 5-10 different guys that can take the win. Currently Tyler Hayes holds the top spot in the points standings with a whopping 218 point lead. Tyler has been the only driver to make all 11 shows as other cars had fallen to broken equipment. That 218 point lead is not safe however, multiple drivers have out run Tyler this year and could make a series push for the Championship. Hayes has still been one of the most consistent drivers at the track and will most likely look to keep it that way and finish out the year on top.

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