Details Announced For Kokomo’s Hoosier Dirt Classic

Brandon Sheppard (1) races under Kyle Strickler during Saturday's World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series feature at Volunteer Speedway. (Michael Moats Photo)
The details regarding the Hoosier Dirt Classic at Kokomo Speedway have been announced. (Michael Moats Photo)

KOKOMO, Ind. – Details have been announced regarding the running of the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series Hoosier Dirt Shootout presented by the Illinois State Rifle Ass’n on July 31-Aug. 1.

The event is being promoted by Fairbury Speedway’s Matt Curl and takes the place of the previously cancelled Prairie Dirt Classic. The race winner on Aug. 1 will receive $25,000.

Friday, July 31, will feature hot laps, qualifying, and $2,500-to-win, $200-to-start, 25-lap showdown features for the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series, and $500-to-win, $100-to-start, 20-lap DIRTcar UMP Modified features.

Depending on the car counts for each division, they will be split up in equal showdown features, which will transfer cars to the A-Mains on Saturday.

Events on Saturday, Aug. 1, include Last Chance Showdowns for the World of Outlaws Late Models and DIRTcar UMP Modifieds, a World of Outlaws non-qualifier Summit Racing Equipment Shootout paying $2,000-to-win, a DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Championship feature paying $5,000-to-win, and finally the $25,000-to-win Hoosier Dirt Shootout.

Advanced two-day general admission tickets are available online along with reserved camping.  Camping reservation will secure a spot for the weekend and exact placement will be determined upon arrival starting at 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 29. Advanced ticket holders will have a one-hour head start to put down blankets and secure their seats for the Hoosier Dirt Shootout weekend. Also noting that an advanced two-day general admission will guarantee admittance if occupancy totals come in to play.