Tyler County Speedway Releases 2015 Scheduleadmin
(Middlebourne, WV) With a standout 40th Anniversary Season in the rear view mirror, a season in which Tyler County Speedway averaged over 120 race cars weekly with fans witnessing some of the finest racing in the region, all systems are set on go for an outstanding 2015 season. Final congratulations and awards were recently handed out at the 2014 Speedway Banquet, with racing legends Butch McGill claiming his record 10th Super Late Model track championships and Bird Wilson notching his 8th, to up and coming standouts such as Kyle Thomas, Chad Smith, Mitch Ward, Donnie Wamsley and Brady Reed also earning well deserved hardware, anticipation is at an all-time high towards the ‘Bullrings’ 41st Season.
With the Hometown Racing Association entering its third season at the helm of one of America’s raciest venues, more prominently known as the ‘Bullring’ fans are in for a treat as the 15′ season will once again be among one of the more aggressive and fan friendly schedules in motorsports.
Eager racers will get their first laps on the high banked ‘Bullring’ as the Annual Test N’ Tune will welcome back all on Saturday, March 28th with an evening open practice from 5-9pm. With the 2015 campaign officially taking Flagman Todd Gorrell’s green flag on Saturday Night, April 4th for the highly anticipated lid-lifter.
The ever popular 21st Annual Topless 50 will roll off with its traditional first Saturday in May slot. Race fans are still buzzing about Sonny Conley’s performance of a year ago with the event being voted OVDTR’s Super Late Model race of the year.
Tyler County Speedway will play host to two multi-day weekends with the traditional Memorial Weekend May 22-24 Jackpot 100 visit by the World of Outlaw Late Models featuring two complete shows, an $8,000 and $10,000 to win events plus the ever growing Renegades of Dirt $5,555 to win Let it Ride 55 modified major event. Also kicking off the first big camping weekend of the summer will be an open practice on Friday afternoon with rising Nashville star Craig Wayne Boyd, the Season 7 winner of the Voice headlining Friday Nights live entertainment.
A new event we hope to make a tradition at Tyler County Speedway will see the first Mega 100 roll off on July 9-11 featuring a record setting purse for the Renegades of Dirt Modified Tour that will see $12,000 paid to the winner, with $1,200 to start, among the $80,000 purse. Plus Twin $5,000 to win UFo Super Late Model shows plus increased purses in all divisions will make for a fun filled mid-summer event.
The Hometown Racing Association are also pleased to be able to showcase for the 1st time at the Middlebourne, WV oval the highly anticipated BOSS non wing sprints on Saturday Night, June 20th. This will be the first non-wing sprint show in WV in some 50 years! Also returning to the ‘Bullring’ after a few year absence will be Pennsylvania’s BRP Big Block Modified Tour on Thursday Night, July 2nd as we kick off the Independence Weekend with a must see event.
A couple of cool things we are looking forward to is once again offering the best fans in motorsports a 100% FREE night at the speedway featuring some of the best racing in the region. After last seasons record crowd our 2nd Annual “Pack the Track” event will take place on Saturday Night, June 6th. Another first for the ‘Bullring’ will be on Saturday, July 4th as the speedway will host a Night of Destruction featuring a night of Fireworks, Demo Derby and a can’t miss Figure 8 Race of Destruction by Thomas Motorsports.
The Tyler County Speedway is proud to be the Renegades of Dirt Modified Tours hometrack and will feature the best open wheel racers in the country on four occasions. The first visit by the open wheel Renegades will be the official 2015 Northeast Season Opener as part of “Friday Night Lights” on April 17th. The second stop being the massive $5,555 to win “Let it Ride 55” as part of the “Jackpot 100” weekend May 22-24 that will see the mod stars compete in three features over the Memorial Weekend spectacular. Stop #3 for the Renegades will be the premier Modified event on the East Coast with the $12,000 to win Mega 100 July 9-11. With the fourth and final stop for the Renegades being the 11th edition of the “Dickson Classic” as part of the popular Ohio River Shootout on Sunday Night, August 2nd.
Traditional staples and fan favorite events honoring some of our ‘Bullring’ legends return such as the Pat Herrick Memorial for Modlites, Tammy Clegg Tribute and Workin’ Man World Championship for Hotmods, plus a couple visits by the FASTRAK NE Tour and Eaton/Childers King of the Ring for the FASTRAK guys. With the speedway’s oldest event going unsanctioned once again as we pay homage to the legendary Earl Hill during the $10,000 to win 27th Annual Earl Hill Memorial as we close the season at the ‘Bullring’ in grand fashion on September 19th.
2015 Tyler County Speedway Schedule
Mar. 28 TEST N’ TUNE – All Cars Welcome – Spectators are FREE!Pits $15(5pm-9pm) See all 2015 divisions tune up for the season opener. (Raindate Sun. 3/29) #TestnTune
April 4 41st Annual SEASON OPENER featuring a first Fans Choice Event; follow us on Facebook leading up to the opener to vote for various opening night promos such as concession specials, order of divisions, American Flag holders, etc.Plus Kids Club Easter Egg Hunt! (All Classes) #41SeasonOpener #BullringsBack
April 11 5th Annual PAT HERRICK MEMORIAL $500 to win ModLite Invitational; Plus Bullring Bonus Bucks Night featuring Cash Bonuses for FQ’s, Heat Race Pay, Hard Chargers, Hard Luck, Longest Tow for all divisions; PlusKids Club Welcome Back Party! (All Classes) #BonusBucksNight
April 17 FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS @ the BULLRING featuring the $1,500 to win RENEGADE OF DIRT MODIFIED TOUR Season Opener! Plus $500 to win FWD 4 Cylinder Invitational! Plus Kids Club Box Car Races! (All Classes) #FridayNightLights #RenegadesOfDirt
April 25 SPEED N’ FEED FAMILY NIGHT featuring $1 Dogs at the Bullring Bistro & Kids Club Money Scramble at intermission! (All Classes) #SpeedNFeed #BullringBistro
April 26 TUNE 4 THE TOPLESS – All Cars Welcome – Spectators are FREE! (1pm-5pm) Catch the drivers getting geared up for the Topless 50!
May 2 21st Annual TOPLESS 50 Join us for the 2nd Oldest Topless Late Model Race in America and the 21st edition of the fan favorite event paying $4,000 to win; Also $1,000 to win FASTRAK Topless 25 & Topless Hotmod (WMNC Qualifier #1)! Plus Kids Treasure Hunt! (All Classes) #Topless50
May 9 DIRT DIVA NIGHT featuring all Single Ladies admitted for ½ price! Plus the 9th Annual TAMMY CLEGG TRIBUTE $500 to winHot Mod Invitational (Hotmod WMNC Qualifier #2) Plus Kids Club Bike Races! (All Classes) #TammyCleggTribute #DirtDiva
May 16 JACKPOT 100/LET IT RIDE 55 QUALIFIERS &Kids Club Jr. Flagman/Checkered Flag Decorating Contest (All Classes) #Jackpot100 #LetitRide55
4th Annual WORLD OF OUTLAW LATE MODEL “JACKPOT 100” & RENEGADES OF DIRT MODIFIED “LET IT RIDE 55” WEEKEND
May 22 Nashville’s CRAIG WAYNE BOYD, the Season 7 VOICE Winner and Team Blake Shelton member kicks off the World of Outlaw Jackpot 100 Weekend at the Tyler County Fairgrounds! Plus OPEN PRACTICE at the Speedway (2-5pm) FREE GA/Pits $15 #TeamCWB
May 23 WORLD OF OUTLAW SUPER LATE MODEL $8,000 TO WIN COMPLETE SHOW; (2) Complete Renegades of Dirt Modified “Let it Ride” features, $500 to win ModLite complete show, Plus FASTRAK, Hotmod, & 4 Cylinder Heats! #Jackpot100 #LetItRide55
May 24 WORLD OF OUTLAW SUPER LATE MODEL $10,000 TO WIN COMPLETE SHOW; Let It Ride Alphabet Soup Mains, Renegades of Dirt Modified $5,555 to win 4th Annual “Let it Ride 55”, $500 to win ModLite complete show, Plus FASTRAK, Hotmod & 4 Cylinder Features!
CLOSED – RACING VACATION
June 6 “PACK THE TRACK” FREE NIGHT Back by Popular Demand! Be sure to pick up your FREE “pack the track” ticket from your favorite driver, driver with most fan returns wins pole position in each class plus Season Pass for most returns! Be sure to bring the camera as its Family Autograph Night at intermission! (All Classes) #PackTheTrack
June 13 KIDS LOVE DIRT RACING NIGHT Bring the kiddos to the Bullring for an epic kid friendly night of family fun featuring a giant BICYCLE BLOWOUT GIVEAWAY & Kids Dash 4 Cash as the youngsters get the opportunity to race around the track! Plus MWRA Mini Wedge National Championship! (All Classes) #KidsLoveRacing
June 20 BUCKEYE MACHINE B.O.S.S. SPRINTS The Buckeye Outlaw Sprint Series will make its way to the Bullring for the 1st Non-Wing West Virginia Sprint Car Race in nearly 50 Years! Plus Kids Club Pit Tour! (All Classes) #BossSprints
June 27 TBA
July 2 BRP BIG BLOCK MODIFIED TOUR makes a return visit to the Bullring as Western PA’s Big Block aces duke it out for the $3,000 first prize! Plus it’s the MEGA 100 QUALIFIERS for all divisions! Drivers can earn a guaranteed starting spot in the summer’s biggest event! (All Classes) #BRPTour #ITSMEGA
July 4 NIGHT OF DESTRUCTION & HUGE FIREWORKS SHOW A family friendly night of mayhem and destruction featuring a 1st ever must see $500 to win Figure 8 Race of Destruction and a Smash n’ Crash Demolition Derby (Full Size & Compact) presented by Thomas Motorsports! Plus Kids Club Pizza Party! Also racing Hotmods, Modlites, FWD 4 Cyl., & MWRA! #NightOfDestruction
“MEGA IN THE MOUNTAINS” MEGA 100 WEEKEND
(featuring Fan Friendly Total Pill Draw event)
July 9 PIT, PRACTICE, & PARTY! #ITSMEGA
July 10 MEGA 100 Night #1 (2) Sets of Renegade Modified Heats, $5k UFo Super Late Model Complete Show, Plus FASTRAK, Modlite, Hotmod, FWD 4 Cyl. Heats #ITSMEGA
July 11 MEGA 100 Night #2 $12k to win/$1,200 to start Renegade Modified “Mega 100”, $5k UFo Super Late Model Complete Show, $3k FASTRAK Touring Show, $1,200 to win STARS Modlite & Hotmod Features (WMNC Qualifier #3) Plus FWD 4 Cylinder Feature
July 18 CLOSED – RACING VACATION
July 25 DIRT CHEAP NIGHT– Bring armband back from “Pack the Track” Night for $5 admission! Also enjoy a special $5 meal deal at the concession stands plus Kiddie Rides at intermission! (All Classes) #DirtCheapNight
Aug. 2 BUD WEIGLE MEMORIAL Help us pay tribute to former track promoter Bud Weigle as we kick off the 53rd Annual Tyler County Fair! 11th Annual DICKSON CLASSIC RENEGADES OF DIRT MODIFIED TOUR as part of the Ohio River Shootout! Plus Kids Candy Rush! (All Classes) #OhioRiverShootout
Aug. 3-8 TYLER COUNTY FAIR – Track Events: ATV Drags, FASTRAK, Hotmod, Modlite, Mini Wedge, Truck/ Tractor Pulls, Demo Derby & Mud Bog
Aug. 15 14th Annual EATON/CHILDERS KING of the RING FASTRAK NE Tour$1,250 to winTwin 20 Late Model Features in honor of two past speedway Legends! Plus Kids Club Poster Contest! (All Classes) #KingOfTheRing
Aug. 22 WORKIN’ MAN’ WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP $2,000 to win Hotmod Invitational; Plus Season Championship for all other classes! Back to school “Backpack” Giveaway! (All Classes) #WorkinManWorldChampionship
Sept. 19 $10,000 to win UNSANCTIONED 27th Annual EARL HILL MEMORIAL Help us pay homage to past speedway Icon Earl Hill with the traditional running of the speedway’s oldest event! (All Classes) #EarlHillMemorial
About 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 approximately an hour from Wheeling, Clarksburg & Parkersburg. Tyler County Speedway is considered by fans, drivers and industry insiders to be one of the raciest tracks in the nation and has been dubbed the ‘Bullring’ with three and four wide racing action being the norm not the exception.
Tyler County Speedway annually hosts some of the largest and most popular events in the Ohio Valley region! National and regional touring series such as the World of Outlaw Late Model Series, Renegades of Dirt Modified Tour, FASTRAK Racing Series, BOSS Sprints and much more appear frequently. In addition to the incredible Special Event lineup, the Tyler County Speedway Weekly Racing Series consists of the Super Late Models, FASTRAK Late Models, Open Wheel Modifieds, Hotmods, ModLites, FWD 4 Cylinders and MWRA Mini Wedges on Saturday Nights April thru September. For additional information regarding the Tyler County Speedway follow us online at www.tylercountyspeedwayonline.com, phone the track office at 304-771-6874 or 304-771-5661 or on raceday at 304-758-2660.
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