13th Annual Eaton/Childers King of the Ring Set to Hit the Highbanks of the Bullring

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(Middlebourne, WV)  As the 40th season continues at the Tyler County Speedway and the summer season hits high gear, not only is the temps on the thermometer rising but so is the intensity at the ‘Bullring’.  At the midseason point of one of the most competitive seasons to date at the Tyler County Speedway the attention will now turn to the J&R Excavating Super Late Model division presented by Midcap Land and Timber.  This Saturday Night, June 21st will be the tradition laden 13th Annual Eaton/Childers King of the Ring Invitational, featuring Twin 25 lap $1,500 to win main events.  A race in honor of two speedway icons, Beecher Eaton and Bill Childers.  Join us as we celebrate the memory of long time speedway supporter and patriarch of the Eaton racing family Beecher Eaton and past speedway track champion the late great ‘Wild’ Bill Childers driver of the familiar #03.

Last season’s event was classic Tyler County Speedway as the Hometown Racing Association debuted a new format for the Eaton/Childers King of the Ring, featuring twin late model mains with a full inversion for the second feature.  A thrilling race that would see the ‘Gambler’ Paul Wilmoth Jr. pick up the win in the first feature and with the inversion Wilmoth would lineup in the 12th starting spot and blast his way around the cushion on his way to sweeping both feature events and becoming the first 3 time winner of the Eaton/Childers King of the Ring.

Six different winners have graced the Tyler County Speedway victory lane so far in 2014, with Butch McGill and Derek Doll leading the way with two feature wins each and Jacob Hawkins, Mike Benedum, Sonny Conley and Davey Johnson also grabbing single checkered flags.

A complete program of JJK Mineral MWRA Mini Wedges, Peoples Bank FASTRAK Late Models, Two Brothers Motorsports Modifieds, Hotmods, Modlites and FWD 4 Cylinders will also be in action.  General admission is just $15, with pit passes at $35, children 10 and under free.  Gates open at 4, MWRA Mini Wedges get underway at 6:15 with hotlaps/qualifying beginning at 7.  For more information contact John Watson at 304-771-6874 or visit www.tylercountyspeedwayonline.com.

Past winners of the Eaton/Childers event include: 

13’ Paul Wilmoth Jr.        Paul Wilmoth Jr.

12’ Ricky Williams

11’ Zack Dohm

10’ Paul Wilmoth Jr.

09’ Eddie Carrier

08’ Rick Aukland

07’ Paul Wilmoth Jr.

06’ Mike Balzano

05’ Steve Shaver

04’ Steve Wilmoth

03’  Bobby Hill

02’  Bobby Hill


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