Tyler County Speedway Releases 2020 Scheduleadmin
For Immediate Release
February 10, 2020
(Middlebourne, WV) America’s Baddest Bullring is pleased to release the 2020 event schedule celebrating 46 years of continuous operation at West Virginia’s premier motorsports destination facility.
The much anticipated 2020 season, which features 26 race dates, will get underway on Saturday, March 28th with ‘Shake Down Saturday’ Test N’ Tune and will conclude with Carl Short’s iconic 52nd Annual Hillbilly 100 featuring the Lucas Oil Dirt Car Series on Labor Day Weekend Sept. 4-6th.
The popular J&R Excavating Super Late Models presented by Midcap Land and Timber will again headline the 2020 schedule. Also joining the weekly card of racing will be the Appalachian Mineral Title Company FASTRAK Late Models, the UMP Modifieds, EDGE Hotmods, Bullring Bombers and the Jenkins Auto Parts MWRA Mini Wedges.
Several touring series will make pilgrimages to the Tyler County Speedway in 2020 including the Ultimate Northeast Late Model Tour on May 2nd for the 26th Annual Topless 50. The upstart Revolution 525 Late Model Series on Sunday, May 24th for the 10th Annual Pat Herrick Memorial. The Ultimate Mid-Ohio Valley Tour will offer up a Hillbilly 100 teaser with the $5,000 to win Outhouse 30 on Saturday Night, Sept. 4th. The unsanctioned 32nd Annual Earl Hill Memorial will roll off during the 6th Annual Mega 100 weekend on June 11-13th.
The Renegades of Dirt Mod Tour will offer up several stops including April 18th, and the $10,000 to win 6th Annual Modified Mega 100 June 11-13 and a rare Tuesday Night, June 30th show as we kick off the Modifieds for Military Renegade Dirt Week. Also the sister series, known as the Sportmod Road Warrior Tour will take the green four times in 2020 on April 18, May 24, June 30 and Sept. 3-4.
The FASTRAK Late Models will see a change in dates for the 3rd Annual Great American Crate Race as the best crate late model racers in the country arrive on Saturday, April 25th paying a whopping $7,000 to win. The FASTRAK National Tour will also be in town for two complete shows during the 52nd Annual Hillbilly 100 weekend each paying $2,000 to win.
The economical EDGE Hotmods will square off in several special events including the 13th Annual Tammy Clegg Tribute on Saturday, May 9th, the new Hotmod Grassroot Grand Prix on Saturday July 11th and the traditional $2,000 to win Workin’ Man World Championship on August 8th. The Bullring Bombers will also showcase their talents in the new Xtreme Event Series featuring cool and unique races such as the Australian Pursuit, Backwards Race, Crack the Whip and the 2 Man Team Race.
The Bullring will roll out the Mountain State hospitality once again as we welcome the BRP Big Block Modified Tour on Saturday Night, July 4th as the ground-pounders never disappoint. Back by popular demand will be the Monster Truck Racing League scheduled to entertain children of all ages on Saturday Night, June 27th. Rush Night will see Pennsylvania’s best crate racers in the Rush Mod Tour and the Rush Wingless Sprint Cars make an appearance on Saturday, April 11th. The Rush Sprints will visit the Tyler County Speedway on three other occasions during the 2020 season as well.
As always, we love to give back to the community with FREE tickets and our Annual ‘Pack the Track/ Patriot 200 Night’ on Saturday, May 30th will once again see FREE admittance to all as we say thanks for being the best fans in Motorsports. The Hometown Racing Association is also pleased to be partnering with the West Virginia University of Parkersburg this summer and will be welcoming students of WVU-P and all surrounding Junior and Senior High School students with a FREE ticket on Student Night, May 16th.
Track promoter John Watson is pleased with the schedule and is excited about getting the new season underway. “We are extremely excited about the upcoming 2020 season, with the speedway getting a long overdue bleacher facelift to the schedule we have in place, 2020 looks to be a very promising season” stated Watson. “With a very exciting schedule of events and some of the best series in the nation coming to the Bullring we are excited to show off the improvements that have been ongoing since the last checkered flag dropped last season. It’s important to us to continue offering a family oriented facility that offers a diverse lineup of events that keep race fans coming back for more” concluded Watson.
The 2020 season is scheduled to kick off Saturday, April 4th, for info please contact the office at 304-771-5661. Stay connected to the Tyler County Speedway for more information on the upcoming 2020 season by following us and ‘Liking’ the track on Facebook at www.facebook.com/thebullringwv or by clicking over to www.tylercountyspeedway.com.
As the 2020 racing season nears, sponsorship opportunities are available at America’s Baddest Bullring ranging from title sponsorship, nightly event sponsors to plenty of great signage opportunities. Those interested in marketing possibilities can inquire by email to email@example.com or by calling the office at (304) 771-5661.
Mar. 28 (Sat.) ‘SHAKE IT DOWN’ SATURDAY featuring Open Practice in all classes and featuring the Joe Dirt 100 Enduro Race $500 to win! Practice noon – 4pm, Enduro starts @ 4:30 / Bullring Booster Seat Selection Day #joedirt100
Apr. 4 (Sat.) 46TH SEASON OPENER presented by BRIDGEPORT EQUIPMENT 2019 BullRing of Honor Induction (Herrick, Childers, Bird Wilson, Newkirks, Balzano) / UMP Modified & Bomber Make-Up Features from 2019 / Kids Club Welcome Back Party / (LM, FASTRAK, UMP, HM, Bomber, MWRA) #bullringisback
Apr. 11 (Sat.) RUSH NIGHT @ THE BULLRING featuring the RUSH Mod Tour & RUSH Sprint Car Tour
Plus Easter Egg Hunt for the Kids / (Rush Sprints & Mod, LM, FASTRAK, UMP, HM, Bomber, MWRA) #rushnight
Apr. 18 (Sat.) BATTLE @ THE BULLRING featuring the nations top open wheel racers as the RENEGADES OF DIRT UMP MODIFIED TOUR & SPORTMOD ROAD WARRIOR TOUR OPENER hit the highbanks plus Kids Club ‘Decorate A Bomber Car’ / (LM, FASTRAK, UMP, Sportmod, HM, Bomber, MWRA) #renegadesofdirt #RWT
Apr. 25 (Sat.) 3RD ANNUAL ‘GREAT AMERICAN CRATE RACE’ Catch the nations best FASTRAK late model racers converge on the ‘Bullring’ in the $7,000 to win FASTRAK National Touring Series event plus Kids Club Banner Night
(FASTRAK, UMP, HM, Bomber, MWRA) #GreatAmericanCrateRace
May 2 (Sat.) TOPLESS NIGHT featuring the 26th ANNUAL TOPLESS 50 $5,000 to win Ultimate Northeast Late Model Tour plus $1,000 to win UMP Mod (MEGA Qualifier Series) / Topless in all divisions / Kids Club Box Car Build
(LM, FASTRAK, UMP, HM, Bomber, MWRA) #topless50
May 9 (Sat.) BULLRING BOOSTER CLUB NIGHT (All members ½ price) featuring the 13th Annual Tammy Clegg Tribute for Hotmods Hotmod Powder Puff / Kids Club Box Car Race / (LM, FASTRAK, UMP, HM, Bomber, MWRA) #bullringboosterclub
May 16 (Sat.) WVU @ PARKERSBURG ‘STUDENT NIGHT’ featuring All WVU-P and area High School Junior & Seniors admitted FREE Plus ‘Meet Your Heroes’ Autograph Night #1 / $1,200 to win UMP Mod (MEGA Qualifier Series) / Bomber Event Xtreme Event #1 $200 to win Australian Pursuit / (LM, FASTRAK, UMP, HM, Bomber, MWRA) #wvupstudentnight
May 23 (Sat.) TYLER COUNTY SPEEDWAY TRUCK PULL Catch some of the baddest trucks ripping the sled down the frontstretch of the ‘Bullring’! Classes: 6200 Cheater Stock, 6500 Pro Stock (Gas), 7700 RWYB Gas & Diesel, 8000 Open Street Diesel
May 24 (Sun.) HAVOC ON THE HIGHBANKS featuring the 10th Annual Pat Herrick Memorial paying $2025 to win Revolution 525 LM Tour / 16th Annual Dickson Classic UMP Modified $1,500 to win (MEGA Qualifier Series) / Sportmod Road Warrior Tour #2 / RUSH Sprint Car Tour / Kids Club Pit Tour / (Revolution LM’s, UMP, Sportmod, HM, Rush Sprints, Bomber, MWRA)
May 30 (Sat.) PACK THE TRACK 7 FREE ADMISSION NIGHT Bring the Family as General Admission is 100% FREE courtesy of Hometown Racing Association / Plus the fan favorite PATRIOT 200 returns featuring a unique Feature Only Format (LM, FAST, UMP, HM, Sportmod, Bomber, MWRA) / Kid Rides in Race Cars #packthetrack #patriot200
June 6 (Sat.) CAM SAFETY presents KINGS OF KARNAGE / Full Size & Compact Demo Derby / TUFF Trucks & UTV’s / ‘Ricky Bobby’ 100 Enduro #2 $500 to win / Bullring Bomber Xtreme Event #2 $300 to win Backwards Race / Kids Power Wheels Derby / (HM, Bomber, MWRA, Enduro) #camsafety
6th ANNUAL MODIFIED MEGA 100 ‘THE EAST COAST LARGEST OPEN WHEEL MODIFIED EVENT’
June 11 (Thur.) PIT, PARTY & PRACTICE NIGHT Get em’ parked and shake em’ down before the summers first major event!
June 12 (Fri.) 6TH ANNUAL MODIFIED MEGA 100 featuring $2,000 to win Renegades of Dirt UMP Modifed Feature / Twin Late Model ‘Earl Hill Memorial’ Tuneups w/ inversion and bonus for 2nd Feature! / 18TH ANNUAL EATON/CHILDERS ‘KING OF THE RING’ $1,500 to win FASTRAK Special / $1000 to win Sportmod Complete Show & Bullring Bombers!
June 13 (Sat.) 6TH ANNUAL MODIFIED MEGA 100 featuring the $10,000 to win Renegades of Dirt Modified Main Event
32nd ANNUAL EARL HILL MEMORIAL $5,080 to win Super Late Models, $1000 to win EDGE Hotmod & Bomber Complete Shows & MWRA! #mega100 #earlhillmemorial
June 20 (Sat.) PIT STOP / RACING VACATION
June 27 (Sat.) MONSTER TRUCK RACING LEAGUE featuring Ride Truck & Pre-Race Meet & Greet / Bullring Bomber Xtreme Event #3 $400 to win ‘Crack the Whip’ Race / $500 to win ‘Ricky Bobby’ 100 Enduro / (HM, Bomber, MWRA, Enduro)
June 30 (Tue.) MODIFIEDS FOR MILITARY RENEGADES DIRT WEEK featuring the 9TH ANNUAL LET IT RIDE 55 $3,055 to win
Plus ‘Let it Ride 25’ $1,025 Sportmod Road Warrior Tour #3 / Plus Fastrak Late Models & Bombers #modsformilitary
July 4 (Sat.) BRP BIG BLOCK MODIFIED TOUR Join us as we welcome back the Northeast Big Block Modifieds
Plus a Pre-Race Bullring Booster Club Summer Picnic from 1-3pm…. Enjoy Racing, Food and Fun! / Kids Club Olympics
(BB, LM, FASTRAK, HM, Bomber, MWRA) #brpbigblocktour
July 11 (Sat.) ‘MEET YOUR HEROES’ FAST FAMILY FUN NIGHT featuring Autograph Night #2 and a visit from the RUSH Sprint Car Tour and the EDGE HOTMOD GRASSROOTS GRAND PRIX with Heat Race Pay, FQ, Hard Charger, Mystery Spot, Tough Luck, AARP, & Young Guns Bonuses & $500 to win / (Rush, LM, FASTRAK, UMP, HM, Bomber, MWRA) #familyfunnight
July 18 (Sat.) MYSTERY MONEY NIGHT Racers get your buddies to the ‘Bullring’ as the Division w/ most cars run for $2,000 to win, 2nd Highest runs for Double Start Money, 3rd Highest runs for FREE Pit Pass next Week! / Kids Club Gold Rush
(LM, FASTRAK, UMP, HM, Bomber, MWRA) #mysterymoneynight
July 25 (Sat.) TYLER COUNTY FAIR KICKOFF help us kick off the Annual Tyler County Fair featuring the 8th ANNUAL BUD WEIGLE MEMORIAL / Plus Huge Bike Giveaway / Bullring Bomber Xtreme Event #4 $500 to win (2 Man Team Race)
(LM, FASTRAK, UMP, HM, Bomber, MWRA) #budweiglememorial
July 27- Aug. 1 TYLER COUNTY FAIR Track Events All Week Include: ATV Drags, Racing, Demo Derby, Truck Pull & Mud Bog
Aug. 8 (Sat.) BACK TO SCHOOL KIDS NIGHT Help make a race fan for life as we host Kids Night featuring Backpack Giveaways, Kids Club Ice Cream Party, Bounce House & Face Painting Plus WORKIN’ MAN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP $2,000 to win EDGE Hotmods / (LM, FASTRAK, UMP, HM, Bomber, MWRA) #backtoschoolkidsnight
Aug. 15 (Sat.) THROWBACK NOSTALGIA NIGHT (AARP Discount Night) A celebration of the speedway’s rich 46 year history of racing! See former racers and some of the cars they drove, legends autograph session, interviews and more! Kids Club Candy Toss / (LM, FASTRAK, UMP, HM, Bomber, MWRA) #throwbacknostalgianight
Aug. 22 (Sat.) HILLBILLY QUALIFIERS & SEASON CHAMPIONSHIP Coveted 2020 TCS Point Championships and guaranteed Hillbilly spots up for grabs! / 2020 HoF Induction Announcement / Kids Club Pizza Party
(LM, FASTRAK, UMP, HM, Sportmods, Bomber, MWRA) #hillbillyqualifiers
Aug. 29 (Sat.) PIT STOP / Prep for Hillbilly 100
52nd ANNUAL HILLBILLY 100 WEEKEND ‘AMERICA’S OLDEST DIRT LATE MODEL MAJOR EVENT’
Sept. 4 (Fri.) Steel Block Late Model Series HILLBILLY 50 $5,000 / Hotmod, Sportmod, Bullring Bomber Prelims & MWRA
Sept. 5 (Sat.) OUTHOUSE 30 $5,000 Ultimate MOV Super Late Model Series, BROWN JUG 30 $2,000 FASTRAK National Touring Series, WHITE LIGHTNIN’ 30 $2,500 UMP Modifieds, LIL’ HILLY 20 $1,000 EDGE Hotmod, MOONSHINER 20 $1,000 Sportmod Road Warrior Tour #4, RIDGE RUNNER 20 $500 Bullring Bomber & MWRA
Sept. 6 (Sun.) 52nd ANNUAL HILLBILLY 100 $30,000 to win Lucas Oil Dirt Car Series / $2,000 BROWN JUG 30 FASTRAK Touring Series BILLY BOB 20 Legends Series / (Raindate: Sept. 7 Mon.)