Anticipation Building for “Let It Ride 55”, Qualifier Up Next!


Renegades of Dirt
May 13
th, 2013
For Immediate Release:

Anticipation Building for “Let It Ride 55”, Qualifier Up Next!
Qualifier To Award Provisional For Guaranteed $755 Dollar Starting Position!

(Middlebourne, WV) For many in less than ten days racers from all across the Eastern United States will be geared up and headed to the “Bullring” for the Renegades of Dirt Modified’s third stop on the 2013 “Back For More” Tour. What awaits the eager mob of modified participants…? A chance at cashing in on the most lucrative open wheel event in Renegades of Dirt history and one of the most highly anticipated dirt modified shows ever. A whopping purse of all but $50,000 will welcome the anxious racers to the ¼ mile dirt oval in Middlebourne, WV this Memorial Day Weekend. An event known for its peculiar payout amounts including $7555 to the winner and $755 to start, stemming from its title the “Let it Ride 55” is beginning to gain mainstream hype in the dirt world as its green flag deadline approaches.

However, in just six days participants will be granted the opportunity to earn a guaranteed starting spot into the Arizona Sport Shirts A-Main on May 26th at this coming weekend’s “Let it Ride 55” qualifier night at the Tyler County Speedway. The Saturday evening winner will be treated to an absolute huge sigh of relief knowing their efforts will automatically enter them into the fifty-five lap main event if they are unable to race their way in on the following weekend. The guaranteed starting position on top of the regular race night purse will mean racers that enter the “Ring” on May 18th will be battling it out for at least a $1355 dollar top prize. It is noted that if the winner qualifies himself into the “Let It Ride 55” through his heat race or consolation event the provisional will be acknowledged throughout the entire qualifying event finishing field. (ex. 1St, 2nd, 3rd, 4th place all race their way into the “Let it Ride 55” the 5th place participant from May 18th‘s A-Main will be award the eligible provisional into the “Let it Ride 55” A-Main.

It’s hard to state how truly important this race/provisional is to the racers planning to attend on May 25th and 26th” stated Renegade director, Cody Watson. “Not only does it allow you the guarantee into the big show and it’s guaranteed $755 dollar start money, but your also awarded at least the sixty five Renegade points for starting the A-Main with the opportunity to earn more which is crucial only three races into the 2013 tour” added Watson. “Plus the fact that you can show up on Saturday with a lot less stress and pressure. When you go out to qualify and run your heat it will be that much more comforting knowing “it’s” there if you need it” concluded Watson.

Renegade officials want to remind everyone that the support they get from participants is what allows promoters and race tracks to offer the big purse’s and premier events. “When the support is there everyone wins” added Tyler Speedway promoter, John Watson. “The racers win at the pay window, the promoter wins at the gate, and the fans win when they are treated to an incredible show. It just can’t be stressed enough that when everyone supports each other the opportunities become available and good things will continue to happen” concluded Watson.

Saturday night May 18th will also feature a packed night of stock car racing in five other divisions at “The Bullring” each awarding the winner a shot at automatically qualifying into their own version of a Memorial Weekend special. The J&R Excavating Super Late Models presented by Midcap Land & Timber will be running for a guaranteed spot in Sunday’s $15,000 to win World of Outlaw Late Model Series A-Main. The Peoples Bank Fastrak Late Models will be gunning for a lucrative spot in the $2000 to win Fastrak Northeast Touring Series main event. The Chris Metz State Farm Insurance Modified Lites will be gunning for the chance to start in not one but BOTH nights of intense STARS ModLite action in which they will earn the provisional spot in Thursday’s $700 to win A-Main, but also be guaranteed into Saturday nights $700 to win A-Main. The EDGE Hotmods will also be running for a provisional into a dual feature format on Memorial Weekend in which the spot will guarantee them into the $300 to win special on Thursday night and again into the $300 to win feature only event on Sunday night in front of the capacity crowd.

Once again with 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. Management continues to excel in time management with the Late Model feature guaranteed to hit the track by 9:30 each and every week this season.

General admission for May 18th 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 plus some new items including chicken tenders.

Look for much more information regarding the huge Memorial Weekend at the new Tyler County Speedway and the remainder of the 2013 plans of the Hometown Racing Association by following them 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.

Memorial Day/Let It Ride 55 tickets can now be purchased for $80 which includes a four day all access passes including pit pass to races, $40 Concert Only tickets, $60 VIP Front Stage Standing Concert tickets or $65 2 Day Race tickets. For more information regarding ticketing to the revamped Memorial Weekend Jackpot 100, Colt Ford/Justin Moore Concert call us at 304-771-5661, or 304-771-4883, Hometown Racing at 304-771-6874.

You can contact the Eastern Dirt Grassroots Entertainment Company or Renegades of Dirt Modified Tour anytime for further information by texting/calling 304.771.5051 or faxing 304.758.4411 with any further questions on rules, procedures, and more on the upcoming season. Renegade fans can receive up to the minute breaking news and live updates on our active media outlets which can be accessed via a variety of social media sites including Facebo0k at or on Twitter at

The Renegades of Dirt thanks the following sponsors for their support in 2013: American Racer / Lias Tire, GRT Race Cars, Outlaw Graphics & Automotive, Arizona Sports Shirts,,,,,, Integra Shocks, Genesis Shocks, Wasserbeck Speed Shop, Malcuit Race Engines, All-Star Grafix, 2Brothers Motorsports, and Schaeffer’s Oil.

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