Rules, Announcements ... and More.

The Season Begins! 
The first winner of the night was in the Port City Racing Pro Stock division with Rusty Seaver taking the win. Scott Phillps took the top spot in a tight race in the KFC Late Model main event. Nate Jones continued his 2013 championship form as he won the Engine Pro Pro Truck feature. AJ Ward grabbed the  IMCA Modified feature, while a barn burner in the Smokers Club Street Stock feature was taken by Jasen Wiley. The races On The Web Flinn Stock event was taken by Johnny "Showtime" Miller.  More later Sunday morning!

 

 

Racing begins as close to 7:30 as we can make it with the pit gates opening about 4:30 and the main stands opening at 5PM. Front gate adult admission will be $12 on 'regular nights' and $15 on 'special nights.' Kids will remain at $5. A season grandstand pass can be obtained for $220. Pit passes remain at $25. In probably the best deal of the year, a family pass for two adults and two kids is only $25! If you have questions you can drop me an email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or you can call the office at 989.235.5200.

When I sent out the email blast to tell people that practice had been cancelled, I got roughly 20 emails bounces. If your email has changed, drop me a note. Please tell me what it was and what it is now. Thanks!

SPECIAL NOTICE!!!!
It probably won't come as a surprise to you after the winter we've had but the extended forecast says the endless winter and its cold weather won't abate until almost June. After careful consultation amongst the Ron and the staff, after the first night of racing, start time will move to 7PM to help get everyone home before the 'really' cold weather hits at night. Please come prepared during Test and Tune to finish your registrations and such to help speed things up for opening night.

Starting on the second night, drivers and their cars must be checked no later than 5:45PM. Due to the tight time schedule, you may only 'call in - check in' once a month. Opening night, we will start as soon as possible, trying to maybe start before 7:30 on opening night. We hope this will help keep the fans in the stands as long as possible. In June, the start time will revert to 7:30PM.

Unfortunately, front gate admission prices will rise to $12 on 'regular nights' and $15 on 'special nights.' Kids will remain at $5. A season grandstand pass can be obtained for $220. Pit passes remain at $25. In probably the best deal of the year, a family pass for two adults and two kids is only $25!

I have received draft versions of the revised versions of the the Pro Truck rules, Street Stock rules, and the Pro Stock rules.

As announced at the banquet, there is a new rule for the Pro Trucks:

OPTIONAL TRANSMISSION RULE Bert type transmissions will be allowed. If a Bert type transmission is used, you must add an additional 50 lbs on each side in front of the engine plate. Weight may be adjusted for competitive quality. NO BALL SPLINE TRANSMISSIONS WILL BE PERMITTED.

If you can't make it to the track, you can use our exclusive DVR option to see all of the LIVE action or see the replay immediately after the race by visiting this page and then using the slider bar to jump around by visiting this LINK

Special thanks to our long time partners,Engine Pro and ARP for their continued support in bringing you live coverage of the race night events. If you haven't filled out your "Pay Dirt" application from Engine Pro, now is a good time to do so! CLICK HERE for info!


For those that intend to have minors entering the pits, here is the minor release form to have pre-filled out. PLEASE NOTE! "Legal" people say you need to do one of two things. Fill it out and have it notarized or fill it out but don't sign it until you are at the track so track officials can countersign it. Other forms will be posted here shortly.

 

July 23, 2011

Fresh off his win at the Wood Tic race the weekend before, Shepard’s own Justin Robinson carried that momentum to victory lane on Saturday night. Tight racing from second on back help up a lot of the heavy hitters and allowed Robinson to build a very large lead over the field. Kyle Borgman, Roger Wing, and Ryan VanderVeen battled it out for about 15 of the 30 laps but would ultimately finish in that order.

Feature Winner Late Model - Justin Robinson, July 23, 2011
Wing continues to hold on to the Kentucky Fried Chicken Late Model points lead over Matt Pickard, Kyle Borgman, Mark Anderson, and Tom Dusen.

Heats went to Roger Wing and Dean Huizenga.

Current Points Standings (Top 20)

             Pos Car No Driver Points

  1. 55W Roger Wing 399
  2. 55 Matt Pickard 392
  3. 72 Kyle Borgman 379
  4. 85 Mark Andersen 374
  5. 10 Tom Dusen 342
  6. 8 Keith Gentz 338
  7. 43 Mike Nugent 312
  8. 31JR Mickey Carman, Jr. 311
  9. 6R Carl Ries 310
  10. 87K Joshua Knoll 256
  11. 13 Scott Baker 241
  12. 15M Justin McNeill 225
  13. 25 Jeff Kohn 223
  14. 99,66 Kurt Mesman 223
  15. 14 Scott Haney 205
  16. 23V Ryan VanderVeen 204
  17. 50 Scott Philips (R) 185
  18. XL Tim Lytle 170
  19. 45B Brad Buskirk 145
  20. 9RC CJ Reisbig 128

Tonights Results

A Feature

  1. Justin Robinson (Shepherd, MI)
  2. Kyle Borgman (Muskegon, MI)
  3. Roger Wing (Middleton, MI)
  4. Ryan VanderVeen (Six Lakes, MI)
  5. Carl Ries (Blanchard, MI)
  6. Mark Andersen (Blanchard, MI)
  7. Tom Dusen (Muskegon, MI)
  8. Matt Pickard (Grant, MI)
  9. Mike Nugent (Belding, MI)
  10. CJ Reisbig (Ionia, MI)
  11. Keith Gentz (Grant, MI)
  12. Mickey Carman, Jr. (Climax, MI)
  13. Scott Baker (Ionia, MI)
  14. Scott Haney (Sheridan, MI)
  15. Kurt Mesman (Wyoming, MI)
  16. Zack Olger (St. Johns, MI)
  17. Dean Huizenga (Belmont, MI)
  18. Brad Buskirk (Alma, MI)


B Feature

  1. Keith Gentz (Grant, MI)
  2. Mike Nugent (Belding, MI)
  3. Tom Dusen (Muskegon, MI)
  4. Liz Patterson (Haslett, MI)
  5. Scott Philips (Marlette, MI)
  6. Justin McNeill (Houghton Lake, MI)


Heat 1

  1. Roger Wing (Middleton, MI)
  2. Kyle Borgman (Muskegon, MI)
  3. Scott Haney (Sheridan, MI)
  4. Mickey Carman, Jr. (Climax, MI)
  5. Brad Buskirk (Alma, MI)
  6. Scott Philips (Marlette, MI)
  7. Justin McNeill (Houghton Lake, MI)

Heat 2

  1. Dean Huizenga (Belmont, MI)
  2. Kurt Mesman (Wyoming, MI)
  3. Carl Ries (Blanchard, MI)
  4. Ryan VanderVeen (Six Lakes, MI)
  5. Scott Baker (Ionia, MI)
  6. Keith Gentz (Grant, MI)
  7. Liz Patterson (Haslett, MI)

Heat 3

  1. Justin Robinson (Shepherd, MI)
  2. Mark Andersen (Blanchard, MI)
  3. Zack Olger (St. Johns, MI)
  4. Matt Pickard (Grant, MI)
  5. CJ Reisbig (Ionia, MI)
  6. Mike Nugent (Belding, MI)
  7. Tom Dusen (Muskegon, MI)

Late Models Points Leaders

  1. Scott Phillips - 40
  2. Matt Pickard - 39
  3. Ryan VanderVeen - 38
  4. Josh Borton - 37
  5. Keith Gentz - 36
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Pro Stock Points Leaders

  1. Rusty Seaver - 40
  2. Gary VanderMark - 39
  3. Blake Hollenbeck - 38
  4. Josh Loomis - 37
  5. Barry Rinard - 36
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IMCA Mods Points Leaders

  1. A J Ward - 40
  2. Rusty Zeigler - 39
  3. Myron DeYoung - 38
  4. Vern Buskirk - 37
  5. Jimmy Hale Jr - 36
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Street Stock Points Leaders

  1. Jasen Wiley - 40
  2. M VanderMark Jr - 39
  3. Kyle Prochazka - 38
  4. Derek Crandall - 37
  5. D McKeown Sr - 36
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Pro Truck Points Leaders

  1. Nate Jones - 40
  2. Dave Peters - 39
  3. Curtis Rice - 38
  4. Ryan Paradise - 37
  5. Gary Dancer - 36
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Flinn Stock Points Leaders

    1. Johnny Miller - 40
    2. Shane Wiggins - 39
    3. Kyle Woodward - 38
    4. Joe Pironello - 37
    5. Chuck Shaw - 36
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