Bud Weigle Memorial Set to Kick Off 51st Annual Tyler County Fair

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A rare Sunday Night ‘Bullring’ Spectacular will welcome race fans to the Tyler County Speedway for the running of the inaugural Bud Weigle Memorial.  A special night in honor of a past speedway icon and former promoter will kick off the 51st Annual Tyler County Fair on Sunday Night, August 4th.  Weigle was known for his commitment to Tyler County and along with many others was instrumental in building and opening the ¼ mile speedway decades ago.  His presence is still felt each and every Saturday Night at the Bullring as grandsons Steve Weigle and Michael Griffin along with great grandson Brandon Weigle compete in various divisions.

A full card of intense racing action as only the ‘Bullring’ can provide will await in honor of thirty nine years of continuous fast family fun.  Featuring a FANtastic Five show highlighted by the J&R Excavating Super Late Models presented by Midcap Land & Timber competing for the $1,500 to win main event, which is also a coveted Hillbilly Qualifier event.  Some of the areas best super late models will be on hand looking to capture the 1st Bud Weigle Memorial and punch a ticket into the 45th Annual Hillbilly 100 race at I-77 Speedway on Sunday, September 1st.  Also the Two Brothers Motorsports Modifieds will vie for a hefty $1,000 top prize along with the Peoples Bank FASTRAK Late Models, Hotmods, Chris Metz State Farm Insurance Modlites and Wells Inn Mini Wedges will all be on tap on the festive evening.

Gates open at 4, with hotlaps/qualifying getting underway at 6:45.  General admission is priced at $12, while children 10 and under are free, while entry into the pits is just $26.

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.

 

Remaining 2013 Tyler County Speedway Schedule

8/4  Sun.   Inaugural Bud Weigle Memorial; Plus Super Late Model Hillbilly Qualifier    Help us pay tribute to speedway legend Bud Weigle!  $1,500 to win for Super Late Models & $1,000 to win for Modifieds plus (trophies in all divisions)  GA $12, Pits $26

8/17 Sat.  Back to School Blowout; Tyler Co. Education Appreciation Night (TC Board Employees FREE)     Double Features from 7/27 in Super Lates, FASTRAK Lates, Modifieds & Hotmods!  See 9 Feature events for just $12!  Kids Club Pizza Party, GA $12, Pits $26

8/24 Sat.  Season Championship  “Get your CAN to the speedway”….Canned Food Drive to benefit local food pantries!  Plus Race Team appreciation bonfire party, DJ, and free beverages will be on hand after the races!    FASTRAK King of the Kounty, Mini Wedge National Championship and ModLite Driver Appreciation; Plus Box Car Races for the kids, GA $12, Pits $26

8/28  Wed.   Battle at the Bullring  Renegade of Dirt Modified Tour    Also Hillbilly Qualifiers for Modifieds & FASTRAK; Plus rescheduled HotMod Bully Dog 500 featuring Driver Intros, Pit Stop, Tire Change, NASCAR style!;  also racing FASTRAK Late Models, Modlites & Mini Wedges!  Join us for a rare Wednesday Night spectacle featuring the stars of the Renegade of Dirt Modified Tour!  GA $10, Pits $26

9/14 Sat.  Rescheduled 25th Annual Earl Hill Memorial and 9th Annual Dickson Classic for Renegades of Dirt; $3,000 to win Super Late Model Invitational & $3,000 to win Dickson Classic Renegade of Dirt Modified Tour, Plus FASTRAK Late Models, Hotmod, & Modlites

 

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