Tyler County Speedway
June 26th, 2017
For Immediate Release:
TYLER COUNTY SPEEDWAY READY FOR BIGGEST “MEGA 100” WEEKEND YET!
(Middlebourne, WV) Intertwined among hillsides and hayfield this time of year the Tyler County Speedway is a beautiful scenic summer vacation for racing enthusiasts throughout the Ohio Valley. A spacious campground on fair property provides something for everyone at the speedway this weekend where the quarter-mile “Bullring” plays host to the 3rd Annual “MEGA 100” weekend, June 30th – July 2nd. Over $100,000 dollars is on the line for racers including the largest single day purse in Mega history for the Late Models at $7,000 to win on Sunday night. Up from $5,000 in the events previous two years.
A huge slate of racing events showcases every division at the speedway with the Renegade of Dirt Modifieds coming in to run for their biggest payday of their season. On Saturday night the Renegade Modifieds will run for a pair of $3,000 to win main events while Sunday they compete for an incredible $10,000 to win in a 50lap “MEGA 100” finale.
A who’s who of modified racing will be at the biggest show in the Eastern U.S. this summer. Entries already have come in from the likes of Kenny Johnson, Taylor Cook, Jesse Wisecarver, Kyle Strickler, Jared Hawkins, Shawn Jett, KC Burdette, Derrick Ramey, Shon Flanary, and many more. Over thirty cars already signed up from as far as New York to North Carolina with dozens of others making plans to be in attendance this weekend.
The STARS ModLites will also see one of their biggest shows of the season as they duel for a cool one grand daily. Action has heated up in the division as travelers from as far as Delaware have been down in recent weeks to tune up for the back to back $1,000 to win features.
The full fendered divisions get a healthy share of the weekend loot as well. On Saturday night the Super Late Models will battle for $3,000 to win while the FASTRAK Late Models will compete for $1,000 to win. On Sunday the Super Late Models will compete in the 29th Annual “Earl Hill Memorial” for $7,000 to win while the Steel Block Late Models make their first appearance of the season for $1,000 to win. FWD 4Cylinders, EDGE Hotmods, & MWRA Mini-Wedges will also be in action daily.
Friday night the track will host an open practice immediately followed by a ‘live dj’ pit party at 9pm. Action gets underway at the speedway daily at 6pm with the MWRA Mini-Wedges. Ticket gates open at 4pm on Friday and Saturday but swing open at 3pm on Sunday. Friday’s practice is $15 for pits and free to the general public. Saturday / Sunday two day ticket packages are available for just $50 in General and $75 for Pits. Daily tickets can be purchased for general admission at $20 on Saturday and $30 on Sunday. Daily pit tickets are priced at $40 for Saturday and $45 on Sunday. Kids (8-12 years) are $25 for the weekend or $15 per day. Kids under seven are free all weekend in general admission. Reserved seats are available at $5 for the weekend.
For more information on the “MEGA 100” please visit the online pit area at www.racethemega.com. You can also contact the officials for the race at 304-771-5051 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The hosting venue; The Tyler County Speedway in Middlebourne, WV is a ¼ mile dirt oval nestled in the hills of scenic West Virginia along the historic Middle Island Creek. On site camping makes the Tyler County Speedway/Fairgrounds a race fans vacation destination year after year. Lots of great camping available including primitive or full hook ups. Ideal for a weekend getaway or a day of family fun, the fairground has shower facilities, shelters for picnicking, playground areas, and nearby fishing available. For camping info call, 304-758-2660 or the TC Fair Association at 304-771-0499. No reservations for camping are available, first come first serve but plenty of room available.