SOMERSET, Ky. — A seven-race super late model tour has been organized by Chris Tilley of CT Promotions, Jarrod Breeding of 201 Speedway in Sitka, Ky., Tony Sturgill of Mountain Motor Speedway in Isom, Ky., and the Yantz Family of Richmond (Ky.) Raceway.
The seven-race tour will feature five races paying $3,000-to-win and $250-to-start, one race paying $5,000-to-win and $300-to-start and the 12th annual Iron-Man Classic event at Richmond Raceway pays $10,000-to-win and $500-to-start. Each feature event will have 20 starters. The Richmond Raceway event will feature 22 starters. After night one, there will be one provisional starting spot (20th place) each night for the highest driver in the points that doesn’t make the feature event. Purses and points fund for the seven race mini-tour are in excess of $98,000.
The May 7 Thunder Road Moonshine Runners 30 will pay $3,000-to-win at 201 Speedway. The June 17 and Aug. 5 races at Mountain Motor Speedway will pay $3,000-to-win. The June 18 Walter “Peg” Combs Memorial will pay $3,000-to-win at 201 Speedway while the Aug. 6 Hatfield/McCoy Feuding 50 will pay $5,000-to-win, also at 201 Speedway. The 12th annual Iron-Man Classic will pay a record $10,000-to-win and $500-to-start on June 25 at Richmond Raceway and the final event will pay $3,000-to-win for the Halloween 30 on Saturday Oct. 1 at 201 Speedway.
The May 7 event at 201 Speedway will be significant as the winner or highest finisher from the $3,000 Moonshine Runners 30 race will have a guaranteed starting spot for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned Bob Miller Memorial paying $10,000-to-win on July 1.
A points fund from CT Promotions has been set for the seven-race series and will pay the top-three in the final points as follows: First $500, Second $300 and Third $200. This is based on six completed events.