David Smith, Jr.
NCRA Public Relations
Pivotal Labor Day Double-Header Weekend for NCRA Modified Division!
Park City, Kansas – August 27, 2017 - Four races remain on the current 2017 race schedule for the National Championship Racing Association of Park City, Kansas presented by Precise Racing Products modified division and two of those events will be held this coming Labor Day holiday weekend. It all kicks off this coming Friday night as the tour makes their trip north to Salina (KS) Speedway before heading back south to their home track, 81 Speedway in Park City.
It will be a pivotal weekend in the point chase for the drivers, led by former two-time series champion Dan Powers. Powers, who has a tour-leading two feature victories on the season, holds a slim forty-point lead over former champion Tyler Davis. Although winless thus far this season, Ryan McAninch is looking to capitalize on this double-header weekend and cut down his 100-point deficit in the standings. Josh Lanterman and defending tour champion Scott Green are tied for the fourth position in the standings, just 160-points out while Jason McGehee, Beau Davis, Cecil Dymond, Jon Herring, Jr. and Ross Shipman round out the top ten.
Herring currently leads the rookie of the year standings by a mere six points over Corey Lagroon while Dymond sits third, just twelve points out.
With an average car count of thirty-eight for the five events that have been completed, this two-race weekend will go a long way in determining who be in contention as he head to the final two events for the 2017 race season.
Friday night at Salina Speedway will see grandstand admission just $12 for adults; kids ages 15 and under admitted for free while all pit passes are just $30. Pit gates open at 5:00 PM; grandstand gates 6:00 PM and racing starts at 8:00 PM. For more track information check out the tracks official website www.racesalinaspeedway.com or call (785) 292-9220.
The NCRA modified division will be just one of the four NCRA divisions that will be competing at 81 Speedway on Saturday night for the “Ed ‘Fast Eddy’ Borecky’ Classic.” Grandstand admission is just $15 for adults; seniors and all military $13 while children ages eleven and under admitted into the grandstands for free. Pit passes are just $30 for all adults. Gates will open at 5:00 PM while racing is set for a 7:00 PM start time.
Official 2017 schedule, rules, point standings and more for the NCRA modified division can be found by accessing the series official website www.racencra.com and followed by daily updates on their official facebook page: NCRA Racing Series.
Any further questions pertaining to the rules for the series modified division can be addressed by calling the series office (316) 755-1781.