Springfield,Mo.-SpringfieldRaceway owners Jerry Hoffman and Doug Bland have announced their tenative 2012 season schedule with another season of action on the track named"The Quick-Quarter" which provides side by side racing no matter what class and plenty of action.
Special events along with a very strong weekly show mix has area race fans marking their calendars already.
With 26 scheduled race dates this proves to be a win-win situation for both drivers and fans as the Speedway will have something for everyone
The season will begin with the rain-date for the O'Reilly Turkey Classic presented by Bad Boy Mowers on Sat March 10th featuring LateModels,A-Mods,B-Mods and Legends as an outstanding purse will await the drivers in all 4 classes.THe weather date will be March 24th in case of bad weather.
March 24th the Speedway will host the actual 1st annual March Madness featuring the battle between the Regional MARS and MLRA SuperLatemodels along with Modifieds,StreetStocks,Midwest Modz and Legends.Again this could be a weather date for the Turkey Classic.
The chase for the championship will begin on Sat April 21st and will end on Sat Sept 1st.
The weekly points chase will feature USRA A-Mods,B-Mods,Midwest Modz,Purestocks,Legends,the New Young Guns(for LegendCars with drivers ages 12-16 Years of age) and StreetStocks(Bombers).
19 points races high-light the schedule and even with special events,the normal classes will be scheduled to compete for points in that time span.
THe Schedule special events include the John Kuntz Memorial presented by Andy's Frozen Custard as the MARS and MLRA LateModels battle along with support classes on May 12th
The High horse power of the USRA A-Modifieds will battle for extra money while also competing for track points on May 26th and also on June 23rd.
A very popualr event for B-Mods is the Reliable Chevrolet GM Performance $500 to win special on June 2nd.
THe always exciting POWER I Midgets will return again this season on June 9th along with support classes.
The Speedway honors a special friend on June 30th as the 2nd Annual Rob Burgess Memorial will find the Midwest Modz battling for the $500 top prize.
July 28th will be the 1st annual Summer Meltdown with added money in all classes.
NO Racing on Aug 4th as the Ozark Empire Fair rolls into Springfield as drivers prepar to head for the stretch drive in the Championship Chase as the Points battles end on Sept 1st.
The Speedway will then take off Sept 8th due to the IMCA SuperNationals and prepare for the Big 4 After season Specials.
Sept 15th the Larry Phillips Memorial will be held with MLRA and MARS LateModels doing battle as the Speedway has worked it out to have Sept 22 as the raindate just in case as the Speedway honors the Springfield NASCAR 5 time National Champion.
The always high paying Bordertown Casino Octoberfast will be held on October 6th and will feature a Winged 360 Sprint Car battle between the Lucas Oil ASCS Sooner and Warrior Regional drivers.
The 2nd annual Boogerman will be held on October 27th with classes to be named later as the Speedway helps to raise money for Breast Cancer along with having a Safe Trick or Treat event for the kids.
To end the season,the speedway will hold the always awaited Turkey Classic with the date being moved up 1 week this season on November 17th with the raindate on November 24th.
"The weather has only really been good for us 2 years on this event,but it really draws the drivers."quoted Co-Owner Jerry Hoffman.
"Normally the week before has been decent weather and if not then we can try it the following weekend.Family time is tight during the race season and we want everyone to be able and spend that quality time together."
More events are being planned at this time and will be released when final.
For more information visit the website at WWW.SpringfieldRaceway.Com or contact Jerry Hoffman at 417-673-7426.Also be sure to like us on your facebook page
Tenative 2012 SpringfieldRaceway Schedule
Springfield Raceway 2012
Mar 10 Turkey Classic A Mods, B Mods,Latemodels,Legends
Mar 24 March Madness Mars/ MLRA Modifieds,Street Stock,Legends,Midwest Modzs/ OR RAIN SNOW DATE FOR TURKEY CLASSIC
Apr 14 Test & Tune
Apr 21 Weekly Racing A Mods,B Mods,M.W.Modzs,leg,S.S.Y.G.P.S
Apr 28 Weekly Racing
May 5 Weekly Racing
May 12 John Kuntz Memorial Mars/Mlra A Mods,B Mods,MW Modzs,Street Stock Legends
May 19 Weekly Racing
May 26 Weekly Racing Added Money A Mods $800 to win
June 2 Weekly Racing Added Money B Mods $500 to win
June 9 Power I Midgets A Mods, B Mods, M.W. Modzs,Pure Stocks,Street Stock,Y.G.
June 16 Weekly Racing
June 23 Weekly Racing Added Money A Mods $800 to win
June 30 Weekly Racing Rob Burgess Memorial Added Money MW Modzs $500 to win $125 to start
July 7 Weekly Racing
July 14 Weekly Racing
July 21 Weekly Racing
July 28 Summer Meltdown Added Money All Classes
Aug 4 No Racing Ozark Empire Fair
Aug 11 Weekly Racing Added Money Street Stocks
Aug 18 Weekly Racing
Aug 25 Weekly Racing
Sept 1 Season Championship
Sept 15 Larry Phillips Memorial Mars/MLRA
Sept 22 Rain Date Larry Phillips Memorial
Oct 6 Octoberfast Fastest Sheriff in the Ozarks ASCS/WOW Sprintcars
Oct 27 Boogerman Trick or Treat for Breast Cancer
Nov 17 Turkey
Nov 24 Turkey Rain or snow or ice date