Tyler County Speedway
54th ANNUAL 'HILLBILLY HUNDRED' ADVANCE TICKETS AND RESERVE SEATS ON SALE NOW!
(Middlebourne, WV) As is tradition and as the summer starts to wind down in the great state of West Virginia it can only mean one thing that the Mountain State is about to welcome many race fans back home to the tradition laden weekend known as the Hillbilly Hundred at America’s Baddest Bullring this Labor Day Weekend, Sept. 2-4th. It’ll be almost heaven as the Tyler County Speedway will roll out some West Virginia hospitality for the states biggest Motorsports event at one of the raciest joints in all of motorsports.
Make plans to attend the oldest dirt late model major event as Hall of Fame Promoter Carl Short and the Hometown Racing Association, promoters of the Tyler County Speedway, in conjunction with the Lucas Oil Dirt Car Series and Arizona Sport Shirts are excited to present the ‘Granddaddy’ of all Dirt Late Model major events, the 54th Hillbilly Hundred this Labor Day Weekend.
The stars of the nationally known and premier traveling circuit the Lucas Oil Dirt Car Racing Series will return to the Tyler County Speedway with $30,000 dollars up for grabs and add name to the history books of the oldest running late model major event in motorsports. The 2019 version and the last Hillbilly 100 to run would see local Josh Richards of nearby Shinnston, WV catapult his name into the record books by securing his first Hillbilly title in front of the hometown crowd. The 2020 Hillbilly 100 was shelved due to the COVID pandemic while the 2021 edition would succumb to rain on two separate occasions.
While the campground will be open all week long, the action will kick off in earnest on Thursday Night, Sept. 1st with early Pit Parking and Will Call/ Tickets on Sale from 4-7pm along with plenty of Hillbilly extra curriculars happening throughout the campground. The on-track action gets underway on
Friday Night, Sept. 2nd with the UMP Modifieds $1,500 to win ‘White Lightnin’ tune-up race along with the ‘Bootlegger 20’ $750 to win Street Stock main event. Plus its preliminary night for the EDGE Hotmods and Sportmods along with Open Practice for the Super Late Models, Steel Block Late Models, RUSH Late Models and SCDRA 4 Cylinders at the conclusion of Friday Nights action.
On Saturday Night, September 3rd the legendary ‘Hillbilly 50’ for Steel Block Late Models will highlight the action with a $5,000 first prize on the line in the 50 lapper. Plus the best UMP Modified racers will return for a $5,000 payday in the ‘White Lightnin’ 35’. The SCDRA Northeast Tour will hit the track with preliminaries and rounding out Saturday’s program will be the Lil’ Hilly 20 and ‘Moonshiner 20’ feature events for the EDGE Hotmods and Sportmods.
Then on Sunday, September 4th the 54th edition of the Hillbilly Hundred will take center stage featuring the Lucas Oil Dirt Car Series paying $30,000 to win along with the $4,000 to win ‘Brown Jug 30’ for the RUSH Late Model Series, $2,500 to win ‘Ridge Runner 30’ for the SCDRA and the Ohio Valley Roofers Legends Car Series ‘Billy Bob 20’ complete show.
Be a part of West Virginia’s biggest motorsports event and the most talked about weekend of the racing season. You can assure that you’ll be a part of the excitement by purchasing your tickets in advance, and save money by doing so! Featuring one of the best deals in all motorsports as advance 3-day ticket prices are just $70 for adults, with children 10 and under free! Advance three-day pit passes are just $80. 2021 3 day armbands are good for Sunday only and 2 day passes for Friday and Saturday are available for purchase as well. Secure online ticket sales are available through the Tyler County Speedway website @ www.tylercountyspeedwayonline.com or contact the speedway ticket office at 304-771-5661.
Save Money by getting your 2022 Hillbilly Tickets in Advance: 3 day GA just $70, 3 day Pit Passes just $80! 2 day GA (Fri. & Sat.) $40, 2 day Pit (Fri. & Sat.) $60
Friday, Sept. 2: $15 general admission adults, kids 10 and under free; $30 pit pass, $75 3-day general admission; $85 3-day pit pass, 2 day general admission (Fri. & Sat.) $40, 2 day pit pass (Fri. & Sat.) $70
Saturday, Sept. 3: $25 general admission adults, kids 10 and under free; $40 pit pass
Sunday, Sept. 4: $40 general admission adults, kids 10 and under free; $50 pit pass
Reserve seating is also available as the top 4 rows of the grandstands can be purchased for the weekend at just $10 for the weekend on top of ticket price. Race fans can reserve their seat or purchase tickets with credit card by contacting the Tyler County Speedway ticket office at 304-771-5661. Checks or money orders may be sent to Tyler County Speedway, PO Box 475, Middlebourne, WV 26149 as well.
Make sure you’re a part of the history & excitement as the Tyler County Speedway celebrates 54 years of Mountain State Motorsports tradition and excellence with the running of the 2022 ‘Hillbilly Hundred’!
Submitted By: Dan Patterson