Performance Fastrak a National Points Race
With Saturday’s (June 30) Chevrolet Performance event for FASTRAK Pro
Models being designated by series officials as a National points race,
throughout the eastern third of the nation are expected to compete for
$5,000 top prize. Completing Saturday’s tripleheader program will be
DIRTcar Modifieds and Eldora Stock Cars; followed by a gigantic
display to kick-off the Independence Day week.
of Carnesville, GA, the FASTRAK Racing Series was developed in
Chevrolet Performance to make use of factory sealed engines produced by
Chevrolet. That movement has helped to reduce the costs of Late Model
and has evened the playing field. By doing so, it has rejuvenated the
with many new teams coming on board and dozens of speedways joining the
FASTRAK sanctioned facilities.
these speedways that Saturday’s field will be drawn, as the drivers
valuable National points and the thrill of winning at the historic
plant. Four previous events have spread the winning laurels throughout
Midwest. Indiana’s Steve Barnett won the inaugural event in 2007,
successive years by Ed Dixon from Missouri, Shannon Buckingham from
and in 2010 by Pennsylvania’s Mike Pegher. The race was not held last
time trials, qualifying heat races and a last-chance B-Feature will
the starting grid for the Chevrolet Performance sponsored 40-lap main
Modified and Stock Car divisions, it will be a points night towards the
championship. Joey Kramer (UMP DIRTcar Modifieds) and Barney Craig
Stock Car) are the current point leaders going into the event.
Chevrolet Performance night will conclude a busy month of full-bodied
Eldora, that included the Feed The Children Prelude to the Dream and
Model Dream presented by Ferris Commercial Mowers. It swings open the
July and a rich open-wheeled month featuring the 29th annual Kings
weekend for World of Outlaws Sprint Cars (July 13 & 14),
to the victor and the NAPA Auto Parts Summer Shootout for USAC Sprint
(July 28) with a $10,000 winner’s payoff up for grabs.
information, including online
purchasing, may be found atwww.EldoraSpeedway.com or by calling the
office at (937) 338-3815.