Six Races For IMCA Lone Star Tour

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ABILENE, Texas – The second annual Lone Star IMCA Sunoco Stock Car Tour champion will earn a $5,000 payday.

Six February race dates have been announced for the Sniper Speed-sponsored tour. The top-10 driv­ers in final point standings earn shares of a $13,600 point fund with all drivers finishing 11th on back who have perfect tour attendance eligible for one of four drawings for $250.

Each feature pays $750 to win with IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, EQ Cylin­der Heads Southern Region and Texas State points at stake. The tour champion also becomes eligible to qualify for the Sunoco Race Fuels Race of Champi­ons during the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s in September.

Opening night is Saturday, Feb. 16 during the Ice Breaker special at Abilene Speedway. 281 Speed­way in Stephenville, Texas, hosts the Sunday, Feb. 17 show.

The tour is at Boyd Raceway on Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 18-19. After a off day, the tour resumes with an open practice and party at Kennedale Speedway Park on Thursday, Feb. 21.

Two races on Feb. 22-23 at Kennedale Speedway Park bring the tour to a close.

The tour runner-up earns $2,500, with $2,000 paid for third, $1,500 for fourth, $1,000 for fifth, $500 for sixth, $400 for seventh, $300 for eighth, $250 for ninth and $150 for 10th. Approximately $40,000 in contingency awards will be given; Dirt Defender adds $200 to the nightly payout to four of the sixth through last place finishers competing with special Lone Star Tour/Dirt Defender wheel covers.

All pre-registered drivers will be automatically randomly placed on a 4-member team. The highest point finishing team earns a $2,000 bonus sponsored by Stephenville Starter & Electric.

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