Tom Botos


Midwest Racing Roundup by Tom Botos 10-3-08


        Racefans I have great news! If you did not know already Kankakee County Speedway is reopening on Friday Nights in 2009! I am very excited about new promoter  Doug Judy because he has had meetings at the track with drivers,crews,fans,and trackworkers asking them there opinions and answering questions as well. He had a poll done on asking fans what the fourth class  of cars they run should be.The four weekly divisions will be Late Models,Modifieds,I-Mod modifieds and Street Stocks.For track advertising call Doug Judy at (219) 988-2208.The race director is Jim Whittington Friday April 4th will be Test & Tune Day with Opening Night scheduled for Friday April 10th,2009.On April 24th,2009 will be a 5,000 to win Late Model Race with Grandreopening Night!

     Coming in November will be a new dirt late model magazine called Late Model Illustrated. Late Model Illustrated will debut in mid November and is owned and managed by Brian and Carolyn McLeod of McLeod Media L.L.C.,the owners and publishers of National Dirt Digest.Monthly columnists will include Tim Lee,Paul Fletcher,and Todd Turner. Late Model Illustrated's address  is Late Model Illustrated P.O. Box 340 Murphy,N.C.,28906. Late Model Illustrated's website is

      Anderson (IN) Speedway has there Stock Car Festival Saturday and Sunday Oct. 4th and 5th with all heat races  on Saturday Oct.4th with Feature races for Thunder Cars,FWD cars and Mini Cups on Saturday and Features for 10 divisions on Sunday October 5th.

       Brownstown (IN) Speedway  has the BOSS Super Stock Special Saturday Oct. 4th with UMP Super Stocks,Bombers,GMR Crate Late Models,and Pure Stocks.For more information go to

       Twin Cities Raceway Park has Super Late Models,Pure Stocks,Mini Stocks,Hornets and Cruisers on Sat. Oct 4th. This is the last Late Model race at Twin Cities for 2008.For more information go to

        Eldora (OH) Speedway has the UMP Nationals Sat. Oct 4th for UMP Late Models and UMP Modifieds with 5,000  to win for Late Models and 3,000 to win for Modifieds.For more information go to

        Sportsdrome (IN) Speedway has Family Fun Night Sat. Oct.4th with Spectator Drag races,He-she Race,Blind Driver Race and Features for Dromer 8s,Dromer Oval and FWD Cars.For more information go to

         Ponderosa (KY) Speedway has there 18th Annual Fall Classic with 5,000  to win for Late Models on Sat. 0ct 4th.The Late Model Feature will be 50 laps with the Modifieds going 30 laps for 1,000 to win.The track is located in Junction City,Kentucky, for more information go to email any news,notes,or questions  to Gotta Go See You At The Races!

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