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Justin Moore’s Single “Point at You” The Most Added To Country Radio!

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Justin Moore’s brand new single, “Point At You,” is the most added song at Country Radio this week and will be featured on his forthcoming third album on The Valory Music Co. The early excitement for his new music lays a strong foundation for the Southern stylist, who also recently celebrated his third career #1 hit with “Til My Last Day” and two GOLD certified albums.

“Country music fans know what a Justin Moore song sounds like. He’s becoming a vocalist of some distinction, and the final choruses are evidence of his talent.” – Taste of Country

“On the heels of ‘Til my Last Day,’ ‘Point at You’ is lyrically a bit more adventurous and fun with a lyric that rings true to Justin’s own life. Tough boys everywhere, and those girls that love ‘em, will be looking to add the song to their wedding song playlists!” — Roughstock

“We’re really excited for ‘Point At You’ and can’t wait for everyone to hear it,” said Moore. “We’re looking forward to playing our first headlining shows for the fans this year and giving them a preview of the new album. It’s surreal to think that we’re already gearing up for our third project!”

Don’t miss him singing this all new single and his famous hits when Moore visit the Tyler County Speedway to perform in front of a packed West Virginia crowd!  Tickets are now available for just $40.00 and can be ordered by calling 304-771-5661.

Justin Moore Is Ready To Perform For Tyler County Crowd, May 24th!

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Justin Moore is ready for the driver’s seat.

With two gold albums, three No. 1 singles and another new album set for release this summer, the singer-songwriter from Poyen, Ark., kicked off his first headlining tour last month.

Having previously toured with Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert among others, Moore takes center stage for the Outlaws Like Me tour, with opening acts Dustin Lynch and Jon Pardi.

“I learned a little bit of something, I think, from everybody that I’ve been out on the road with,” he says. “And I’ve been out with just about everybody that’s been doing it in the last four, five, six years.”

Moore confesses, “It’s incredibly humbling to be at this point in our career. There’s a lot of people that deserve to be where we’re at and will never get there for whatever reason.”

Though his first stint as a headliner has been a thrilling ride, Moore realizes it’s also a daunting task.

“Before, when I was out with Blake Shelton, I’d just blame it on him if nobody was there,” he jokes. “Now everybody’s looking at me.”

Moore’s experience as an opening act helped when it came time to choose who should join him on his Outlaws Like Me tour.

“I’ve learned this as an opening act,” he says. “It matters who you’ve got out there with you.”

Having specifically chosen Lynch and Pardi for the slots, the headliner wanted to keep the momentum going onstage from one artist to the next.

“The thing I love about it is for us for our very first tour, we’ve got two guys out there that are playing traditional country music, which is what we do,” Moore says. “So it’s perfect for our fans to come to the show. It keeps things in line with what we’re trying to do out there. It’s been great.”

Because of the initial success of his headlining dates, plans are already underway for a fall tour.

Moore’s authenticity travels beyond his live shows, as he plans the release of his third album. Having found success with his self-titled debut in 2009, along with sophomore album, Outlaws Like Me in 2011, he describes his new 16-track project as his most diverse album yet. He also admits to being a “fan of people who don’t write the same album over and over and over.”

Noting the changes within country music in recent years, he says, “You’ve got to continue to grow as an artist.”

Consequently, Moore’s third album developed with his song selections.

“With my first and second album … I knew exactly what I wanted them to be like, sound like, the titles,” he reveals. “This one, I had absolutely no clue. I was kind of stumped, and it kind of came together because of the songs I found and the songs I wrote.”

Moore continues, “The trick for me was trying to figure out how to stay true to what it is that I do and be traditional. Plus, grow it to a point that some of these newer fans — who are not as familiar with traditional country music as some of the people in the past — I had to get them on board, as well.”

Moore penned multiple tracks on his new album but also relied on outside writers for a boost.

“I don’t write the more mainstream stuff,” he admits. “What comes out of me naturally is traditional stuff. There’s so many songwriters in this town that if we want to do a couple of those types of things, they do it better than me. I found a few great songs that I think are awesome.”

He describes the album’s lead single “Point at You” as “a feel-good, roll-the-windows-down kind of song.”

While the song has already caught the attention of concert-goers, Moore is excited about what’s to come.

“I’ve been surprised by the amount of energy it gives the show and the crowd without them even knowing the song really yet,” he says. “I can’t wait for that thing to get toward the Top 15, Top 20, and really see it start working. Because once you get inside the Top 20, they start singing it back to you.”

One factor Moore doesn’t take lightly in his profession is his extensive support system.

“I have a great crew and band that work their butts off for me, and it takes an army of people,” he says of his life on the road.

Even closer, Moore’s parents, wife and children have played pivotal roles in his career.

“If my mom and dad wouldn’t have embraced this dream along with me, and they would’ve called me a nut, I wouldn’t be sitting here,” he reveals. “I quit college after two weeks and told them I wanted to move to Nashville and be a country music star. The fact that they didn’t go, ‘I don’t care what you want to do, go back to school,’ they said, ‘If you really want to try this, let’s try it.’ And that was huge.

“And now, I have my wife who is so supportive. It goes unsaid that that’s a huge part of our success. The fact that she kind of rolls with the flow the way she does is great. And also to have her and my two little girls … the fact that you can come home to them, it makes all of this stuff worthwhile.”

Through his success, Moore has had the opportunity to give back to multiple charities. Over the past year, he and other Big Machine Label Group artists have been involved with Outnumber Hunger, a national campaign which provides meals in local communities.

Upon first getting involved with the initiative, Moore confesses he was shocked by some of the statistics he discovered.

“I think our mindset is that happens in third world countries and people over here that have done things or went about things the wrong way in their lives, made bad decisions,” he says. “But it’s not. It could be somebody that lives next door to you.

“I think it’s our job to do things like this, to use our platform for good,” he says. “That’s our job as an artist, as a Christian, as an individual in society — to use the tools that we have for good. We’re involved with a number of different charities, and this is one of them. It’s a really great one.”

Justin will be live in concert at the Tyler County Speedway on May 24th!! Tickets are now available by contacting 304-771-5661 and are priced at just $40.00.

Full Speed Ahead For World of Outlaws Late Model Series ‘Jackpot 100′ May 25-26 At Tyler County Speedway

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Full Speed Ahead For World of Outlaws Late Model Series ‘Jackpot 100′ May 25-26 At Tyler County Speedway

Hometown Racing Association Takes Control Of Holiday-Weekend Racing & Concert After Cancelation Of ‘Bullring Bonanza’ Raffle

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

MIDDLEBOURNE, WV – May 10, 2013 – Thanks to John Watson and the Hometown Racing Association, the huge World of Outlaws Late Model Series ‘Jackpot 100′ doubleheader on May 25-26 at Tyler County Speedway is steaming full speed ahead.

Any uncertainty about the status of the national tour’s Memorial Day weekend visit to the quarter-mile oval in the hills of West Virginia following last week’s cancelation of the ‘Bullring Bonanza’ mega-raffle by the Tyler County Fireman’s Association due to lack of ticket sales was erased by a quick response from Watson and Co.

“The Jackpot 100 is our big Memorial Day weekend event,” said Watson, who heads the Hometown Racing Association group that was formed to operate Tyler County Speedway this season. “We want to have this weekend feature World of Outlaws racing for a long time to come, so canceling this whole race because the Fireman’s Association’s plans for the ‘Bonanza’ raffle did not work out would not have been good for the future.

“Our goal is to make sure this World of Outlaws Late Model Series event at Tyler County Speedway continues to build in the coming years, so, after sitting down with everyone on the Hometown Racing Association, we decided to step up and take over the promotion and running of the racing and concert portions of the weekend.”

Even with the cancelation of the ‘Bonanza’ mega-raffle, there is still a spectacular lineup of entertainment that the Hometown Racing Association will administer over the Memorial Day weekend. In addition to the $100,000-plus WoO LMS doubleheader – a 30-lap, $6,000-to-win A-Main on Sat., May 25, and a 70-lap finale paying $15,000 to win on Sun., May 26 – the group will also oversee a preliminary night of racing on Thurs., May 23, that includes support-division qualifying and the much-anticipated country concert on Fri., May 24, featuring Colt Ford, Justin Moore and Zack Paxson.

Admission to all four nights of the Tyler County holiday spectacular is included in a single super ticket being sold for $80. The tickets, which also include pit admission, can be purchased in advance by calling the ticket hotline at 304-771-5661 or 304-771-4883. Single-day tickets for admission to the races and concert are also being sold.

Fans who purchased $100 ‘Bullring Bonanza’ raffle tickets can use them as all-access pass tickets to the three nights of racing and the country concert (they will also receive a $20 refund), or they will be refunded their entire $100 purchase price if they can’t attend the weekend’s events.

“Where else can you go for $80 and get the caliber of entertainment that we’ll have at Tyler County Speedway on Memorial Day weekend?” concluded Watson.

Watson and the Hometown Racing Association are working hard within a short time frame to present the weekend, which also includes the $7,555-to-win ‘Let It Ride 55′ for the Renegades of Dirt Modifieds Tour and a $2,000-to-win Fastrak Crate Late Model event. Both the Dirt Modified and Crate Late Model races will be contested in conjunction with the WoO LMS doubleheader on May 25-26.

“We’re thrilled to have two nights of World of Outlaws racing as well as the Renegade Dirt Modified show and the Fastrak race,” said Watson. “It means a lot to us, the fans and everyone in Tyler County to have a huge national-level racing event like this

“We know that a lot of people have vacation plans to come to Tyler County Speedway over the Memorial Day weekend,” he continued. “We didn’t want to ruin people’s plans by canceling the weekend and have them get a bad outlook on Tyler County Speedway because of it. We realized that, for the good of the fans, the racers, the track and all the businesses in the county that benefit from the race, we had to push on with the event and that’s exactly what we’re doing.”

For more information on the WoO LMS Jackpot 100 and its supporting events, visit www.tylercountyspeedwayonline.com or call 304-771-5661 or 304-771-4883.

The World of Outlaws Late Model Series is brought to fans across the country by many important sponsors and partners, including: American Racing Custom Wheels (Official Custom Wheel), Arizona Sport Shirts (Official Apparel Company), Armor All (Official Car Care Products), Hoosier Racing Tires (Official Racing Tires), KMC (Official Custom Truck Wheel), STP (Official Fuel Treatment), Vicci (Official Uniform), VP Racing Fuel (Official Racing Fuel), DirtonDirt.com (Hard Charger Award) and McCarthy’s One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning (Raye Vest Memorial Pill Draw Award); in addition to contingency sponsors: Butlerbuilt, Cometic Gasket, Comp Cams, Dominator Race Products, Edelbrock, Eibach Springs, JE Pistons, JRI Shocks, Klotz Synthetic Lubricants, MSD Ignition, Ohlins Shocks, QuarterMaster, Roush Yates Performance Parts, Superflow Dynos, Wrisco Aluminum and XS Power Racing Batteries; along with manufacturer sponsors Capital Race Cars, Integra Shocks, GRT Chassis, Jake’s Carts, Racing Electronics, Rocket Chassis, TNT Rescue, and Warrior Chassis.

Hometown Racing Association Steps Up to Continue With Colt Ford/Justin Moore Concert and World of Outlaw Weekend

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Up and Comer Zach Paxson added to Lineup!

After high demand, tickets for the summer kick off concert at the Tyler County Fairgrounds as part of the huge Memorial Weekend at the Tyler County Speedway will go on sale starting Monday, May 6th.  The monster concert event will see Northeast Ohio’s Zack Paxson kick off the evening at 6pm, followed by Country HickHop Artist and crowd favorite Colt Ford and closing the can’t miss show will be Nashville’s rising superstar Justin Moore.  Pre-ticket buyers can purchase there ticket for $40 by calling the ticket hotline at 304-771-5661 or 304-771-4883 and will be entered into a drawing where four lucky winners will win a meet and greet with the stars of the show!  A $20 upgrade to front stage standing room only tickets are also available upon request.  For more information visit us at www.tylercountyspeedwayonline.com

Tyler County Speedway is located 3 ½ miles south of Middlebourne, WV on State Route 18 at the Tyler County Fairgrounds.

 

Hometown Racing Association Steps Up to Continue With Colt Ford/Justin Moore Concert and World of Outlaw Weekend

Greetings from Hometown Racing Association, we are the new operators of Tyler County Speedway.  Unfortunately, the Fireman’s Association was unable to sell the required amount of tickets to have the Bonanza drawing this year.  Because we realize that many people have already made plans for a great weekend of festivities, we have agreed to step up and continue on with Friday Night’s concert and the racing schedule for the weekend.  While we are excited for the opportunity to host Colt Ford and Justin Moore as well as promote the races with the World of Outlaws, this is a huge undertaking in a short amount of time (nearly three weeks to the event)!  We would appreciate your support of these weekend events very much and are looking forward to providing a weekend of excellent entertainment featuring Colt Ford and Justin Moore, together with two nights of Worlds of Outlaw Late Model action featuring the running of the Jackpot 100 with a total payout of over $150,000 and all for only $80! Camping with family and friends is always a great way to spend your weekend as well.  So come on out and support us as we step out to carry on the Summers Biggest Bargain, and a one-of-a-kind weekend!

Weekend Price:  $80.00 which includes all access 3-day pit pass and Friday’s Concert with Colt Ford and Justin Moore !

Colt Ford and Justin Moore Concert Ticket:  $40.00

To Bullring Bonanza Ticket Buyers:   A $100 Refund is Available if unable to attend!

A $20 Refund is Available to those who plan on attending! 

Hawkins Repeats In 19th Annual Topless 50

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A perfect evening for racing welcomed eager race fans to the 19th Annual Topless 50 where it was a familiar face sitting in victory lane as young Jacob Hawkins would repeat his performance from a year ago in capturing consecutive Topless 50 wins.  The win would not be easy as Hawkins ferociously worked from his 5th starting spot to hound early race leader Keith Barbara until he made his move as a spirited battle ensued as the lead duo came upon heavy lapped traffic.  The Fairmont, West Virginia driver would eventually pull away aboard the St. Henry’s Nightclub/Melvins Transmission sponsored 2OH Rocket.  Hawkins joins Paul Wilmoth, Butch McGill and Chuck Harper as multi win victors in the Topless 50. Seventh starting Mike Benedum would eventually grab the bridesmaid spot, followed by a nice run from Pennsylvanian Jared Miley who would march from 13th on the grid to grab third at the line, with 14th starter Derek Doll and Corey Conley rounding out the top five.   Picking up heat race wins were Barbara, Wilmoth and Shane Hitt.

A stout field of Two Brothers Motorports EDGE Modifieds would take to the Bullring with teammates and fellow Renegade of Dirt Mod pilots Tanner Wilson and Nathan Loney taking the top two spots.  The pair of would go door to door midway through the race as the lead duo would go back and forth with young Tanner Wilson of Zanesville, OH eventually picking up his first ever Tyler County Speedway win.  Loney would finish second, followed by ‘bullring’ veteran Bird Wilson, Jess Hartman and Junior Nolan.

Kyle Thomas would three peat in the Peoples Bank FASTRAK Late Model division as the Pennsboro, WV hotshoe has been unstoppable at the bullring so far in 2013.  An early race melee that claimed five cars would pave the way for another Thomas rout as he was unchallenged to remain perfect on the season.  A hotly contested battle for positions 2nd thru 5th would see Michael Griffin edge Danny Thomas while Brandon McGrady edged Joel Prosser by a nose at the stripe to claim the 4th position.

In the Chris Metz State Farm Insurance ModLites it was perennial and defending track champ Brandon Fluharty of New Martinsville, WV vaulting from his 6th place starting position to grab his 1st win of the season.  Fluharty pilots the Main St. Salon, C.S. Loy Construction, Bridgeport Tool, Raptor Chassis #25.  Completing the top five were Matt Ward, Ryan Baker, Jim Ruckman, and Randy Kerns.

Middlebourne, WV’s Travis Thomas would lay claim to his second consecutive Hotmod win aboard the familiar #18.  Thomas would hold off a charging Tom Sigler, Chris Thomas, Brad Dickson and Lou Ennis across the stripe as Thomas appears poised for another run at the EDGE Hotmod National Championship.

A stong field of 19 youngsters kicked off the evening in the MWRA Mini Wedges with the “Little Ice Man” Jacob Ice going back to back as he held off Kaitlyn Frazier, Georgie Tennant, Alec Frazier and Kylie Cross.

Next Saturday Night, May 11th the Bullring will sit idle but will roar back on the 18th with the Jackpot 100 and Let It Ride Qualifiers, plus provisional spots will be up for grabs in all other classes as well for the big Memorial Weekend event.  Plus its Late Model driver appreciation night as all Super Late Model racers will receive a free pass courtesy of Hometown Racing.  Plus it’s Candy Rush for the Kids!

J & R Excavating Super Late Models presented by Midcap Land & Timber 19th Annual Topless 50:  Jacob Hawkins, Mike Benedum, Jared Miley, Derek Doll, Corey Conley, Sonny Conley, John Garvin, Keith Barbara, Steve Weigle, Dusty Hamrick, LC Powers, Scott Irvin, Butch McGill, Donnie Dotson, Mike Basich, Paul Wilmoth, John Mollick, Shane Hitt, Kyle Bates

Two Brothers Motorsports EDGE Modifieds:  Tanner Wilson, Nathan Loney, Bird Wilson, Jess Hartman, Junior Nolan, DJ Cline, Chris Basich, Kevin Miller, Bruce Takach, JE Stalder, Gabe Sigler, Tom Martinek, Justin Hart, Kenny Harris, Brock Moskey, Brent Trimble,  DNS Deanna Groves

Peoples Bank FASTRAK Late Models:  Kyle Thomas, Michael Griffin, Danny Thomas, Brandon McGrady, Joel Prosser, Brian Baumberger, Joe Bowie, Tracy Sampson, Kris Southern, Shawn Jett, Travis Brown, Mike Thorne, Chad Green, Bill Shaffer, Nico Dabecco

Chris Metz State Farm Insurance ModLites:  Brandon Fluharty, Matt Ward, Ryan Baker, Jim Ruckman, Randy Kerns, Tony Cavicchia, Troy Collins, Mitch Ward, Glenn Teter, Ryan Saffell, Beau Newlon, Jeff Fornash, Steve Weekley, Josh Baldwin, Tom Keplinger

HotMods: Travis Thomas, Tom Sigler, Chris Thomas, Brad Dickson, Lou Ennis, Chad Smith, Cody Brightwell, Bobby Kimball, Stevi Magyar, Jay Smarr, Josh Sigler, Chris Ice, Brandon Weigle, Jennifer Chicklo, Curtis Watson, Codi Eaton, Kenny Isner, Allen Moore, CJ Dotson

Mini Wedges: Jacob Ice, Kaitlyn Frazier, Georgie Tennant, Alec Frazier, Kylie Cross, John Nichols, Mackenzie Perine, Wayne McGilton, Caleb Nolan, Levi Nolan, 34J, Harley Rush, Madison Hamilton, Gage Stalder, Garrett Jones, PJ Wright, Brady Reed, Roo Roo Dotson, Elizabeth Conley

 

Fast Family Feast Night Results; 19th Annual Topless 50 Up Next

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 (Middlebourne, WV)  With mother-nature turning the thermometer up after last week’s bone chilling season opener race fans were greeted to a much warmer night of racing action at the Tyler County Speedway. It was Fast Family Feast Night and Gold Rush for the Kids, while the kids were busy feasting and panning for gold it was Paul Wilmoth, Deanna Groves, Kyle Thomas, Travis Thomas, Rick Ament and Jacob Ice striking it rich on the track. Another smooth and efficient nineteen race program was ran off in a little over three hours on the lightning quick speedway and had the final checkered flag of the evening waiving at 10:30.

In the J&R Excavating Super Late Models presented by Midcap Land and Timber it was the “Gambler” Paul Wilmoth Jr. from Clarksburg, WV aboard the infamous B1 overtaking early race leader Sonny Conley to pull away for his first victory of the season.  Wilmoth, once in the lead would cruise aboard the Midcap Land and Timber/Adkins Timber/Quick Time Suspension/NAPA Barry Wright mount in the last tuneup before this week’s prestigious 19th Annual Topless 50.  Completing the top five on super fast race track was Sonny Conley, who made an incredible move on the initial start as he blasted around the high side passing three cars to set the early pace before falling to second.  Finishing third was Butch McGill, Scott Irvin in a very impressive run and Steve Weigle.  The lightning quick 25 lap Late Model main event was ran in just seven minutes from green to checker.

Making it two in a row was Pennsboro, WV’s Kyle Thomas in the Peoples Bank FASTRAK late model division.  Thomas would hold on over a charging Danny Thomas in the caution marred event.  Rounding out the top five were Bill Shaffer, Brandon McGrady and Kris Southern.  Thomas was aboard the familiar #32 Grover, ASC, Joy’s Disposal, Dodd’s Sporting Goods, NAPA, Thomas & AJ Logging mount.

In the EDGE Hotmods it was last years track champion and EDGE Hotmod National Champion Travis Thomas garnering his first win of the early season aboard the Norman Jackson Trucking, Sigler Fabrication #18.  After a long week of hard work putting his car back together after a hard crash at the West Virginia Motor Speedway the previous week, many wondered if the reigning track champ would even race let alone sit in victory lane.  Thomas was quick to thank Sigler Fabrication in victory lane for their help getting his battered hotmod back to the track and into victory lane.  Following Thomas across the stripe were Chad Smith, last weeks winner Mike Conkle, Kenny Isner and Codi Eaton.

In what was the wildest event of the night, the Two Brother Motorsports Modifieds would take to the track with crowd favorite Deanna Groves picking up her first ‘bullring’ win of the season piloting the Melvins Transmission/Tri Valley Equipment/ Two Brothers Outlaw by Shaw GRS 2.  Early race excitement would see outside front row starter of #17 JE Stalder out drag the GRS 2 into the first corner pounding the cushion and bicycling almost flipping before settling on his wheels but unfortunately ending his night.  When the action resumed it was an intense battle behind Groves among those in the mix was an impressive Chris Basich, Travis Dickson, Mark Dickson and Vic Vandergrift.  Vandergrift was the man on the move clawing his way to the front before a late race spin would negate his fine run to the front.  Rounding out the top five behind Groves were Basich, Travis Dickson, Mark Dickson, and Bird Wilson.

Rick Ament driving the #27 would lay claim to the Chris Metz State Farm Insurance Modlite A Main.  Ament would make a thrilling last lap pass of defending track champion Brandon Fluharty to secure the hard fought win in a rare Tyler County appearance.  Rounding out the top five were Fluharty, last weeks winner Josh Baldwin, Mitch Ward and Tom Keplinger.

In MWRA Mini Wedge action it was the “little ice man” Jacob Ice claiming the spoils as he held off Katlyn Frazier, Georgie Tennant, Alec Frazier and Philip Bubeck across the stripe.

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 www.tylercountyspeedwayonline.com, phone 304-771-6874 or 304-771-5051 or 304-758-2660 on Raceday, email any questions to info@tylercountyspeedwayonline.com or follow us via social media on Facebook and Twitter.

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 and featuring the FANtastic 5 weekly program that 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. As the best weekly card in the Ohio Valley region provides more bang for the race fans hard earned buck featuring double the Late Model excitement and a triple dose of modified action at fan friendly pricing.

Be sure to join us next Saturday Night at the Bullring for the prestigious running of the 19th Annual Topless 50.  Gates open at 3, action gets underway at 6!

Complete Results 4/27/2013

J&R Excavating Super Late Models presented by Midcap Land & Timber:  Paul Wilmoth, Sonny Conley, Butch McGill, Scott Irvin, Steve Weigle, Mike Benedum, Dusty Hamrick, Derek Doll, Donnie Dotson, Scott Peltz, Billy Brown, Corey Conley, Daniel Hill  DNS: Shane Hitt, DJ Cline

Peoples Bank FASTRAK Late Models:  Kyle Thomas, Danny Thomas, Bill Shaffer, Brandon McGrady, Kris Southern, Mike Thorne, Brian Baumberger, Brett Benedum, Chad Green, Joe Bowie, Tracy Sampson, Eric Foster, Joel Prosser, Melvin Ferguson, Travis Brown, Derek Rogers, Jamie America

Two Brothers Motorsports Modifieds:  Deanna Groves, Chris Basich, Travis Dickson, Mark Dickson, Bird Wilson, Gerald Deitch, Gabe Sigler, Devin Verardi, Kenny Harris, Vic Vandergrift, Kurt Burge, Eric Wykert, Ron Deitch, Steven Dotson, JE Stalder

Hotmods:  Travis Thomas, Chad Smith, Mike Conkle, Kenny Isner, Codi Eaton, Chris Thomas, Brad Dickson, Bill Sigmon, Curtis Watson, Lou Ennis, Josh Sigler, Jennifer Chicklo, Cody Brightwell, Jay Smarr, Bill Wilson, Stevi Magyar, Brandon Weigle, Jim Dudley, Bobby Kimball, CJ Dotson, Tiffany Jackson  DNS: Allen Moore

Chris Metz State Farm Insurance:  Rick Ament, Brandon Fluharty, Josh Baldwin, Mitch Ward, Tom Keplinger, Daniel Eddy, Randy Kerns, Steve Weekley, Ryan Saffell, Jim Ruckman, Troy Collins, Glenn Teter, Matt Ward, Joe Burkhead, Tony Cavicchio, Scott Gainer

Mini Wedges:  Jacob Ice, Katlyn Frazier, Georgie Tennant, Alec Frazier, Philip Bubeck, Levi Nolan, Brady Reed, Madison Hamilton, Josh Gump, Kylie Cross, Roo Roo Dotson, McKenzie Perine, Lane McGilton, Garrett Jones, Harli Rush, Nate Baldwin, Caleb Nolan, Elizabeth Conley

Derek Doll Grabs 39th Annual Season Opener at the Bullring

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(Middlebourne, WV)  A cool and crisp evening awaited the Tyler County Speedways faithful for the 39th Annual Season Opener.  A pit full of racers and a nice crowd of brave souls weathered the frigidly cool temps as the green flag would officially wave on the 2013 season.

An awesome opening ceremony would set the tone for a highly competitive evening of action as the Tyler County Speedway paid a special tribute to Veterans and last seasons track champions before local singer Nancy Kester would perform a beautiful rendition of the Star Spangled Banner.

A quick moving program would see the first checkered flag of the season waive at 9:20 for the J&R Excavating Super Late Model division presented by Midcap Land and Timber.  Young Derek Doll of nearby Greenwood, WV piloting the infamous Doll Bros. machine pull off a clean sweep as he would click off the fast time of the evening, garner a hard fought heat race win and go on to pick up his first win of the young season.  Rounding out the top five were Paul Wilmoth, Sonny Conley, Butch McGill and Daniel Hill.

In the Peoples Bank FASTRAK Late Model division it was the reigning 2012 EDGE champion, Kyle Thomas of Pennsboro, WV picking up where he left off garnering the workmanlike victory after marching from his 7th place start.  Following Thomas across the strip were Joel Prosser, early race leader Bill Shaffer, Mike Griffin and Brian Baumberger.

Perennial ‘bullring’ modified ace Mike “Bird” Wilson would notch victory #1 of the season at the Tyler County Speedway aboard the familiar unsponsored #20.  Wilson would have to work diligently to outmuscle early race leader Tommy Powell as the duo would race several laps side beside before Wilson was able to pull away and snare the win.  Rounding out the top 5 were Powell, Gerald Deitch, Kurt Burge and Devin Verardi.

In the race of the night, a strong field of 21 EDGE Hotmods squared off with Cheshire, Ohio’s Mike Conkle out dragging race long leader Kenny “Radar” Isner coming out of turn 4 on the last lap to pick up the early hard fought victory.  A wild mid race battle would ensue as Isner, Conkle, Travis Thomas and Chad Smith would race high and low swapping lanes and passes as they fought thru lapped traffic in classic ‘bullring’ fashion.  When the dust cleared however it was Conkle picking up the elusive first win of the 2013 campaign.

A strong contingent of Chris Metz State Farm Insurance ModLites took the green with Beallsville, OH’s 34n of Josh Baldwin crossing the stripe first.  Eighth starting Tommy Keplinger would finish second, followed by Mitch Ward, 2012 track champion Brandon Fluharty and Jeff Fornash.

Kicking off the program was Zack Carr piloting the #7 picking up the MWRA feature followed by Georgie Tennant, Jacob Ice, Kaitlyn Frazier and Kylee Cross.

Be sure to join us next Saturday Night at the Bullring for Family Feast Night….so bring the kids as they will receive a voucher for a hotdog, chips and drink.  Plus it’s “Gold Rush” night for the youngsters at intermission.  General admission is priced at $12, Pits $26 and children 10 and under are free.  Gates open at 3, action gets underway at 6!  For more information visit us online at www.tylercountyspeedwayonline.com .

Complete Results:

J&R Excavating Super Late Models presented by Midcap Land & Timber:  Derek Doll, Paul Wilmoth, Sonny Conley, Butch McGill, Daniel Hill, Steve Weigle, Donnie Dotson, Billy Brown, Cody Hardesty, Shawn Jett, Joe Krcelich, Robbie Scott, Scott Irvin

Peoples Bank FASTRAK Late Models:  Kyle Thomas, Joel Prosser, Bill Shaffer, Mike Griffin, Brian Baumberger, Melvin Ferguson, Tracy Sampson, Nico Debecco, Travis Brown, Kris Southern, Danny Thomas, Greg Hicks, Joey Jenkins, Chad Green, Derrick Shaw

Two Brothers Motorsports EDGE Modifieds:  Mike Wilson, Tommy Powell, Gerald Deitch, Kurt Burge, Devin Verardi, Mark Deitch, Tom Sigler, Cody Henthorn, Eric Wykert, Steven Dotson

EDGE Hotmods:  Mike Conkle, Kenny Isner, Chad Smith, Travis Thomas, Levi Flesher, Codi Eaton, Brad Dickson, Curtis Watson, Jim Dudley, Bobby Kimball, Stevi Magyar, Jennifer Chicklo, Brandon Weigle, Tiffany Jackson, Lindsay Smarr, Josh Sigler, Bill Sigmon, CJ Dotson, Allen Moore, Chris Thomas

Chris Metz State Farm Insurance ModLites: Josh Baldwin, Tom Keplinger, Mitch Ward, Brandon Fluharty, Jeff Fornash, Braden Dillinger, Jim Ruckman, Randy Kerns, Troy Collins, Daniel Eddy, Ryan Saffell, Steve Weekley, Matt Ward, Ryan Baker, Mike Flockerzi, Zack Kimbrew, George Englert

Mini Wedge Feature:  7 Zack Carr, 88 Georgie Tennant, 27 Jacob Ice, 0 Katlylin Frazier, 33 Kylee Cross, H13 Hayden Jacobs, 22f Alec Frazier, J7 Josh Gump, 4x Philip Bubeck, 15 Brady Reed, 8m Mackenzie Perine, 12 Jon Nichols, 10 Harley Rush, 13 Madison Hamilton, 4 Roo-Roo Dotson, 23 Garrett Jones, 51k Kolbe Kimberly

 

Tyler County Speedway 39th Season Opener Set to Take the Green Flag This Saturday

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After a long winter and unseasonably cool spring, the Tyler County Speedway is about to come to life once again as the 39th Season Opener will take the green this Saturday Night, April 20th.   The chase for the 2013 track championship will get underway for many this Saturday.  Year after year the tough Tyler County track regulars, some of the toughest in the nation battle weekly at the regions most competitive speedway for a chance to be heralded as a Tyler County Speedway track champion.  Looking to defend their 2012 track championships in their respective divisions include Butch McGill, Danny Thomas, Mark Dickson, Brandon Fluharty and Travis Thomas.

Hometown Racing Association’s John Watson will welcome eager racers and fans for their first taste of competition on the freshly groomed racing surface which has garnered rave reviews after two open daytime test n’ tune sessions.  After 243 loads of fresh clay was applied to the nations raciest venue this spring courtesy of J&R Excavating over 50 cars participated in each of the two practice sessions.  Drivers in all classes quickly adapted to the new surface and after having several late models near track record times in the daytime conditions leaving many to wonder if the track record will fall early in the 2013 season.  Several super late models have looked extremely fast so far including Steve Weigle, Butch McGill, Paul Wilmoth, Sonny Conley, Jared Hawkins, Daniel Hill, Derek Doll, Shawn Jett, Billy Brown and Donnie Dotson among others.

“The track has held up unbelievably well”, stated new promoter John Watson.  “We are super excited to see what it does at night under the lights, after two practice days it has been incredibly smooth with lots of bite and if the buzz from the drivers is any indication the Season Opener should be a dandy”, summed up Watson.

With typical early season cool temps still lingering a fan friendly gesture of starting an hour earlier to get fans back home at a reasonable time is being implemented by track management. Gates will open at 3, with hotlaps and qualifying starting at 6 and racing getting underway at 7.  Back to the ‘bullring’ by popular demand is the Late Model feature guaranteed to hit the track by 9:30 each and every week this season.

Featuring a FANtastic Five show that includes the J&R Excavating Late Models, Peoples Bank FASTRAK Late Models, Two Brothers Motorsports EDGE Modifieds, HotMods, ModLites and MWRA Mini Wedges will be on tap.  General admission is priced at $12, children 10 and under free while entry into the pits is $26.  Be sure to come early and enjoy the new ‘Bullring Bistro’ concession stand featuring Tyler County Speedway favorites like the Coleman’s Fish Sandwich and Hillbilly Hot Dog featuring Wanda’s Hotdog Sauce plus some new items including corndogs and chicken tenders.

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 www.tylercountyspeedwayonline.com, 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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Rev Up Extra Revenue for Your Non-Profit Group at the Bullring! Test N’ Tune This Sunday, April 14th 1-5pm

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(Middlebourne, WV) The Hometown Racing Association is proud to unveil a new community driven initiative for the 2013 season at the Tyler County Speedway called the Bullring R.A.C.E. Program. R.A.C.E. stands for Recreation, Activity, Community and Education and the mission of the R.A.C.E. Program is a way for the Tyler County Speedway to give back to area citizens through outreach, fundraising and partnerships with local and regional charitable non-profit organizations. The Tyler County Speedway invites your group, club or civic organization the opportunity to earn needed dollars by being a part of the new Bullring R.A.C.E. program with less effort than other fundraising opportunities.

The Tyler County Speedway Bullring R.A.C.E. program is different from most fundraisers. The use of the Tyler County Speedway is not only a way to have fun with friends and family, but also a way to showcase your organization’s achievements and goals. How does it work? During each Tyler County Speedway event we will highlight a “Community Organization of the Night”. Whether it is on www.tylercountyspeedwayonline.com, public address announcements, on-site display booth, the Tyler County Speedway will be able to highlight your organization throughout an evening at the speedway. The Fundraising Program also allows organizations to sell 50/50 tickets and disperse Bullring Coupons for their event (each coupon returned to the speedway on that night will see the charitable organization benefit).

The Tyler County Speedway Bullring R.A.C.E. Program hopes to assist over 20 local groups in reaching their fundraising goals in 2013.

If you would like to discuss how the Tyler County Speedway R.A.C.E. program can help your organization or if you are interested in signing up for a night, please contact Lorie Watson at 304-771-3129. Turn your traditional fundraiser into a FUNdraiser at the Tyler County Speedway!

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 and featuring the FANtastic 5 weekly program that 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. 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.

The 39th Season Opener is scheduled to take the green on Saturday Night, April 20th. Don’t forget to join this Sunday, April 14th from 1pm to 5pm for the second Test n’ Tune of the season as anxious racers will shake down their new cars in anticipation of the season opener, general admission is free and concessions will be available.

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 www.tylercountyspeedwayonline.com, 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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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 www.tylercountyspeedwayonline.com, 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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