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Ultimate Season Pass on Sale Now! Test N’ Tune This Saturday!

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The Hometown Racing Association is pleased to announce the season-opening event at the nations raciest speedway will take the green on its 39th season on Saturday night, April 20th, featuring the best of the best in the Ohio Valley region squaring off in pursuit of the 2013 Season Championship.  A pair of Test n’ Tune sessions will be held to offer racers an opportunity to dial in their machines on the new racing surface.  This Saturday afternoon, April 6 from 1pm to 5pm will give eager racers their first look at the newly configured ‘Bullring’.  General admission is free of charge and pit admission is fairly priced at just $12.   After 38 years, Tyler County Speedway is still one of the least expensive, family friendly, bang for your buck forms of entertainment in the area.

Be sure to grab the ‘bull by the horns’ get in on all the action, and get your Ultimate Season Pass Package as the Tyler County Speedway’s Season Pass Program puts you in the driver’s seat!  Don’t miss one exciting moment this season and get the Ultimate Season Pass for only $200 or the Ultimate Season Pit Pass for just $430!

Whether it is for personal or corporate entertainment, a TylerCounty  SpeedwaySeason  Passwill provide great entertainment value in a fun, family atmosphere. Bring your friends, family, or clients and experience the best that the ‘Bullring’ has to offer all summer long.

The Ultimate Season Pass will include admission to all events with the exception of the World of Outlaw Late Model Bullring Bonanza.  There are 4-rain outs built into the price of your pass.  If we experience more than that, a credit will roll over into the next season for season pass holders.

Not only do you receive a discount on admission with banked rain outs, but purchase theUltimate SeasonPasspackage today and receive all of these benefits:

-1 Golden Ticket that will allow you a FREE pit pass upgrade at ANY event during the 2013 Season.

- Reserved Seat for every race (including the World of Outlaw Late Model Bullring Bonanza).  Fans have the opportunity to lock in their favorite seat when they purchase the Ultimate Season Pass.

-SeasonPassholder promotions throughout the season including drawings at select events for prizes, such as gift cards, t-shirts, etc.

- No waiting in line for tickets and early entry to speedway for each event: Whether you want to get extra time for autographs or an early dinner at the speedway, season pass holders are invited through the gates a half hour early.

TheUltimate SeasonPassprogram is all a part of the Bullrings season long “stretch your dollar” promotional efforts.  TheUltimate SeasonPassis truly a great value for the fans.  Our fans realize that they don’t need to leave the area in order to have a quality vacation.  They can let the most entertaining speedway in the region take care of that for them…..and at an affordable price!

In addition to theUltimate SeasonPassbeing on sale, Tyler County Speedway is also offering gift certificates known as ‘Bullring Bucks’ in any price increments.   ASeason Passor Gift Certificate to the ‘Bullring’ would make the perfect gift for any race fan in the family.

Tyler County Speedway, nestled in the hills on State Route 18, 3 miles south of scenic Middlebourne, WV at the Tyler County Fairgrounds with action packed stock car racing presented each Saturday Night throughout the summer.  Watch as an evening at ‘the bullring’ will take on a whole new feel for families as a down home fan friendly feel, cheap ticket prices, and a great night of short track racing awaits, it’s really a perfect evening for the entire family!

To start saving money, or for much more information regarding the 39thseason of continuous operation at the new Tyler County Speedway and the 2013 plans of the Hometown Racing Association by following us online at, phone 304-771-6874 or 304-771-5661, email any questions to info@tylercountyspeedwayonline.comor follow us via social media on Facebook and Twitter.
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Tyler County Speedway to host 2013 Stock Car Show at Quaker Steak & Lube at the Highlands!


Tyler County Speedway
Hometown Racing Association
March 19, 2013
For Immediate Release

Tyler County Speedway to host 2013 Stock Car Show at Quaker Steak & Lube at the Highlands!

(Middlebourne, WV) The Hometown Racing Association is pleased to announce the Tyler County Speedway have teamed up with the Quaker Steak and Lube, in Wheeling, WV for a 2013 Kickoff Car Show on Sunday, April 7th from 11am-5pm.

While spring hasn’t quite sprung just yet, the 2013 racing season is fast approaching and what better way to kick off the young season by showcasing some of the areas best looking rides before they hit the track while filling up on Quaker Steak & Lubes full menu of scrumptious dining.

Race teams, fans, crew members and wing eaters are invited to get your first look at area race cars, pick up a 2013 racing schedule and enjoy live entertainment, courtesy of Quakers State and Lube. Interested race teams are encouraged to register for the show by calling 304-771-5661.

Quaker Steak and Lube is located on 45 Satterfield Road, Triadelphia, WV at the Highlands beside of Cabelas and can be reached at 304-547-1100. They are conveniently open Sun-Thurs. 11am to 11pm and on Friday and Saturday from 11am to 1am. Follow them at
Come check out our booth, we will have a couple of ticket giveaways and representatives will be available all day to answer questions. Join us for a full day of bench racing and good food in anticipation of the upcoming 2013 racing season at the Tyler County Speedway. Hope to see ya there!

Look for much more information regarding the 39thseason of continuous operation at the new Tyler County Speedway and the 2013 plans of the Hometown Racing Association by following us online at, phone 304-771-6874 or 304-771-5051 or 304-758-2660 on Raceday, email any questions to info@tylercountyspeedwayonline.comor follow us via social media on Facebook and Twitter.

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Tyler County Speedway Release 2013 Schedule; Several New Events Highlight Schedule

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Tyler County Speedway Release 2013 Schedule; Several New Events Highlight Schedule

2nd Annual Bullring Bonanza, 25th Annual Earl Hill Memorial, Inaugural Bud Weigle Memorial and Dennis Anderson’s “King Sling” Appearance Among 2013 Highlights!
(Middlebourne, WV) While the ink is still wet from a newly signed lease with the Tyler County Fair Association, the Hometown Racing Association is pleased to put together a high energy action packed slate of events for the 39th Season at the high banked quarter mile known simply as ‘the bullring’ to race fans across the U.S. A fan and driver friendly slate of events with a concerted effort on family fun and an efficiently ran program being of the utmost importance to the new promotional group. Our 2013 goal is to provide the absolute best entertainment value for the fan and a fast paced, safe and exciting venue for the areas finest racers at the Middlebourne, WV track.

Two open practice sessions on April 6th and 14th will greet eager racers looking to fine tune their hotrods and try out the totally new racing surface of the Bullring, as 200 loads of fresh clay will be laid down in anticipation of the 2013 campaign. Flagman Todd Gorrell’s green flag will officially waive for the first time on Saturday, April 20th as the 39th season of affordable family fun will kick off the summer excitement season.

The seasons first big show will see the roofs come off as the fans favorite and second oldest Topless Late Model event in the country will welcome the regions best to the ‘Bullring’ on Saturday Night, May 4th. A stellar field will duke it out for the 19th time in the annual Topless 50 where a who’s who have claimed victory in former years with a $3,000 first place prize up for grabs.

The first major camping weekend of the summer will see the Tyler County Fairgrounds fill up for the 2nd Annual Bullring Bonanza Fundraiser which will once again headline the Memorial Weekend, May 23-26. The most fan friendly event in motorsports will see the Tyler County Firefighters Association event offer ticket buyers with the deal of the season once again. A $100 ticket/donation will get you a ringside seat to 4 days of entertainment. See Justin Moore and Colt Ford in Concert, win new cars, trucks, atvs, campers, and lots of cold hard cash at the Mega-Drawing. Then head on down to the Bullring for the 2 day World of Outlaw Late Model series, FASTRAK Late Models and the Renegade of Dirt Modifieds in one of the biggest Modified shows in the country all while helping a worthy cause. For more information regarding the Bullring Bonanza visit

The first Icon Memorial Tour will trek through the Mid-Ohio Valley as the high powered Super Late Models and the Renegades of Dirt Modified Tour will rip up area dirt tracks at the Tyler County Speedway, Wayne County Speedway, Pittsburgh Motor Speedway and the West Virginia Motor Speedway. They are all excited to present the 1st Icon Memorial Tour, for four days honoring four of the sports icons. The week will kick off on Thursday, June 12 at the Tyler County Speedway for the running of the 25th Annual Earl Hill Memorial before the Tour heads to the Wayne County Speedway. Night 3 will have racers making their way up to the Miley’s Pittsburgh Motor Speedway as the Super Lates and Mods will hit the Monster ½ mile and the running of the 1st Herb Scott Memorial. Capping the 1st Icon Memorial Tour will see the areas best racers head to the newly configured “Speedplant” at West Virginia Motor Speedway and the Mark Balzano Memorial. Each Late Model event will pay $4,000 to win with each Renegade Modified show paying $1,200 to win.

Celebrate America’s Independence as the Tyler County Speedway will present the 4th of July Weekend doubleheader that will see a Thursday Night, July 4th running of the 12th Annual Eaton/Childers King of the Ring event with a unique Twin 25 format for the Super Late Models with the best average finisher being declared the ‘Bullrings’ “King of the Ring”. On Saturday, July 6th the Redneck Revival Festival of Mud will welcome Kill Devil Hills, NC’s very own Dennis Anderson and his behemoth Mud Truck “King Sling” to the Mudpit at the Tyler County Fairgrounds for a full day of Mud Bog excitement. A can’t miss event!

The Hometown Racing Association is pleased to launch a new Tyler County tradition in 2013 as the speedway will run the Inaugural Bud Weigle Memorial on Sunday Night, August 4th. Join us for a fitting tribute to the former speedway promoter and ambassador of Tyler County in celebration of the opening of 51st Annual Tyler County Fair festivities.

A fall September show will close out the season at the Bullring with the running of the EDGE ProBowl Weekend. Featuring a post season showdown culminating in season ending point battles in the EDGE Modified National Championship and the EDGE HotMods and the traditional Dickson Classic for Modifieds, plus a Super Late Model fall classic, FASTRAK Late Models, and ModLites will have the pit area packed at the ‘Bullring’ as we cap the season in fine fashion.

The Bullring will also feature past track favorite events such as the Tammy Clegg Tribute, Pat Herrick Memorial, Retro Race Night, and the Legends of the Ring Old Timers Reunion. Plus lots of family oriented events such as Family Feast Night where Kids Eat Free, 39th Bullring Birthday Bash Fan Appreciation Night, Kids Night, and Back to School Blowout with Family 4 Packs-4 Tix, 4 Drinks, 4 Dogs, 4 $40 Bucks being offered.

The FANtastic 5 weekly program will consist of Super Late Models, FASTRAK Late Models, EDGE Modifieds, joined by the EDGE HotMods, ModLites, and as always the MWRA Mini-wedges will open the show at the Bullring. Race nights also include the younger fans, as ‘Dusty’s Kids Club’ offers weekly activities for the kids. The new promotional group hasn’t forgotten the big kids, either. As the best weekly card in the Ohio Valley region provides more bang for the race fans hard earned buck and the Hometown Racing Association will look to offer family oriented programs at fan friendly prices, with adult general admission regularly priced at $12, and children 10 and below always free with a paid adult admission. Pit admission prices are $26 for all, while the gates will open at 4 pm on race nights, with hot laps @ 7 pm and the first race scheduled to see the green flag @ 7:30 p.m.

Located in the scenic WV hills, the Tyler County Speedway is located just 4 miles south of Middlebourne on State Route 18 at the fairgrounds. For additional information visit the tracks website at

Look for much more information regarding the 39thseason of continuous operation at the new Tyler County Speedway and the 2013 plans of the Hometown Racing Association by following us online at, phone 304-771-6874 or 304-771-5051, email any questions to info@tylercountyspeedwayonline.comor follow us via social media on Facebook and Twitter.


FANtastic 5 Divisions: AMRA Super Late Model, FASTRAK Late Models, EDGE Open Wheel Modifieds, EDGE HotMods, ModLites, & MWRA Mini Wedges!
Directions: 4 Miles South of Middlebourne, WV on SR 18 at the Tyler County Fairgrounds. Raceday Phone: 304-758-2660 Office Phone: 304-771-5661
Gates open at 4:00, Hot Laps/Qualifications 7:00, The Fun Starts at 7:30! Children 10 and under are always FREE with adult! Season Passes are available: General Admission $200, Pit Pass $430

Tyler County Speedway’s “Bad Fast Bullring” Back with FASTRAK Again in 2013


Tyler County Speedway’s “Bad Fast Bullring” Back with FASTRAK Again in 2013!

February 23rd, 2013

(Four Oaks, North Carolina) – The 1/4th mile dirt facility nicknamed “The Bullring” in Middlebourne, West Virginia Tyler County Speedway is back with FASTRAK. FASTRAK Racing Series will return sanctioning their pro (crate) late model weekly division in 2013. The deal was finalized Wednesday afternoon when Brian Haynes “Director of Operations” went to the track in West Virginia and sat down with Promoter John Watson. At the conclusion of the meeting it was agreed that FASTRAK Racing Series was a main-stay for the Tyler County Speedway which is going to reward the competitors even more that run this 2013season.

In addition to racing for the regular points program drivers run for at Tyler County Speedway. Now under the FASTRAK sanctioning banner they can run the minimum of the 12 races needed to lock themselves in for the $250,000 FASTRAK World Championships which puts “the best of the best” in the year to battle for big money in one spectacular weekend. Last years World Championship new format brought in 186 entries in 2 days of racing.

FASTRAK Companies International is also pleased to announce that they will be a part of the big Memorial Day Extravaganza on May 23-26 at the $650,000 Bullring Bonanza weekend featuring the World of Outlaws Late Models Series. This event is one of the marque dirt track racing events in the country. The FASTRAK Sweeney Cars Chevrolet Buick GMC Northeast Touring Series will be a part of this big racing event which will pay $2,000 to win. There will be much more details and information in regards to this event as it gets closer to approaching.

For further information on Tyler County Speedway go online to for full details of the quickly approaching 2013 racing season. Drivers will be given four race nights to burn off their existing tire inventories prior to abiding by all of the FASTRAK tire and general rules.  FASTRAK Companies International is very excited to have this re-igniting business partnership with John Watson and every one of the competitor’s at the Tyler County Speedway. “We felt is was in our racers best interest to be part of an organization that emphasis strict tech, and allows racers to compete nationally at other sanctioned venues and bigger shows” stated Watson.

Stay tuned to as well as the FASTRAK Racing Series Fan Page on Facebook and/or follow @FASTRAK_Racing on Twitter to get up to the minute news and details as they become available.

FASTRAK Companies International would like to thank all of its marketing partners for their great and continuing support. Those 2013 sponsors include: Sweeney Cars Chevrolet Buick GMC, Hoosier Race Tires, VP Racing Fuel, City Chevrolet, Chevrolet Performance Parts and Vicci Apparel. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of the Premier Pro Late Model Series in the Country please contact Stan Lester at the FASTRAK Corporate Office at (678) 935-7304 or Brian Haynes at (706) 340-4781. Also Visit the FASTRAK Racing Series online at and be sure to like us on Facebook and/or follow us on Twitter at @FASTRAK_Racing!!

Hometown Racing Association to Lease and Promote the 39th Season at Tyler County Speedway


Tyler County Speedway
Hometown Racing Association
February 13, 2013
For Immediate Release

Hometown Racing Association to Lease and Promote the 39th Season at Tyler County Speedway

(Middlebourne, WV) The newly formed Hometown Racing Association is pleased to announce an agreement has been reached to lease and promote the Tyler County Speedway for the 2013 season.

The Tyler County Fair Association agreed to turn over operation of the ¼ mile Bullring to the Hometown Racing Association headed up by lifelong resident and former racer John Watson. Watson and the new promotional group plans to continue the long tradition of weekly Saturday-night racing.

“We look forward to providing the Bullrings die-hard fan base with a solid family fun exciting brand of racing fans and competitors of Tyler County Speedway have come to expect at the areas raciest speedway,” stated Watson.

Exciting news regarding the new Tyler County Speedway and the 2013 racing season which will see the high banked Bullring receive a much needed facelift as a new racing surface will greet anxious racers to the speedway when action gets set to begin this spring.

“We are extremely excited to offer our outstanding roster of weekly racers a brand new surface, a long overdue task will be undertaken with the help of J&R Excavating of Moundsville, WV. Over 200 loads of fresh clay will redecorate the surface of the Bullring” continued Watson.

A mid to late April opening night is planned with a full schedule to be released in the coming weeks. Watson wants to put a much needed emphasis on having a strong and efficiently run weekly program in which show quality, track maintenance, and driver appreciation are of utmost importance to the new group. Five weekly divisions will comprise the new “FANtastic 5” weekly show featuring the high powered Super Late Models, Crate Late Models, EDGE Modifieds, EDGE Hotmods and ModLites plus the MWRA Mini Wedge division will continue to kick off festivities at each and every show.

When the 39th racing season at the speedway is shown the green flag a Transponder Scoring and Timing System will also be in place. All driver’s are required to run a transponder unit in 2013 when taking part in the action at the Tyler County Speedway. “We feel like this will be a major step towards one of our goals on running a more efficient program each week. The new technology will eliminate any risk of human error while also allowing drivers to log on to dedicated websites for real-time updates which can be a useful tool for participants race night setups” added Watson. Competitors have asked for this improvement for several years and we are happy to be able to be bring this new technology to the Tyler County Speedway. Look for more in depth information regarding our Transponder System in the upcoming days.

The Hometown Racing Association was enticed to operate and assume control of the local speedway that holds a special place in their heart when the highly regarded speedway became available. After discussion with the fair board and other local racing personalities the Hometown Racing Association is excited about the future of the speedway and the opportunity to provide a family venue for local race fans, and participant’s to gather and enjoy spending their Saturday night’s.

“I grew up at Tyler County Speedway, it’s where I started going to races as a fan and later enjoyed competing myself so I know the history and tradition of the place and I’ve seen the great racing that has been happening there for so many years. I’m excited to have a chance to promote the track and keep the tradition of showcasing some of the best racing the entire country has to offer. Our goal is to provide a entertaining grassroots level racing program by getting back to the basics and working to build a firm foundation for future growth” stated Watson.

Look for much more information regarding the 39th season of continuous operation at the new Tyler County Speedway and the 2013 plans of the Hometown Racing Association by following us online at, phone 304-771-6874 or 304-771-5051, email any questions to or follow us via social media on Facebook and Twitter.

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