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posted August 31, 2000 07:24 AM
SCS hosts ninth annual Tiny Lund Memorial Sept. 14-17
HARLAN, Iowa - The only thing 'tiny' about the season-ending special
event at Shelby County Speedway is in its name.
The ninth annual Tiny Lund Memorial Nationals runs Thursday through
Sunday, Sept. 14-17 at the Harlan track. I.M.C.A. Modifieds are again the
featured division and the winner goes home with $10,000 if they were
pre-entered for the event.
SCS Late Models are part of the program for the first time and will be
joined on the card by I.M.C.A. Stock Cars and Hobby Stocks, and ProAm street
The Late Model feature pays $3,000 to win, while Stock Cars and ProAm
street stocks both race for a top prize of $2,000. The Hobby Stock winner
goes home with $1,000.
Total purse for the event is more than $90,000 and over 225 cars are expected.
A practice session for all five divisions begins at 7:30 p.m. Thursday,
with a barbecue following for everyone who bought a pit pass.
Friday's schedule begins at 7:30 p.m. and features and ProAm
heat races, the Race of Champions for Modifieds, and the first Modified and Late Model
The Saturday show starts at 6 p.m. and includes Stock Car and Hobby Stock
heat races, and the second Modified and Late Model qualifying features.
"B' features and main events for all classes make up the Sunday program,
which starts at 1 p.m.
The Modified, Stock Car and Hobby Stock classes will run for national
I.M.C.A. points. Modifieds will also run for regional points.
Defending champions are David Hulsebus of Harlan in the Modifieds, Mark
Elliott of Webster City in the Stock Cars, Randy Embrey of Granger in the
Hobby Stocks and Scott Carlson of Council Bluffs, Iowa in the ProAm street stocks.
Questions about the Tiny Lund Memorial Nationals can be directed to
promoters Tom Gutowski, at (712) 755-7035, Buzz Paterson, (712) 732-7241,
Lori Kline, (712) 676-3957 or vist the web site at www.rpmracetracks.com.
Born and raised in Harlan, where he got his start racing at the
fairgrounds, Lund was the winner of the 1963 Daytona 500. He was killed in
August of 1975, in a six-car pileup at Talladega.