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jammin
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posted August 08, 2002 09:19 PM UIN: 16262997
STARS Hillbilly 100 Set To Crown 34th Champion On Sept. 1st and 2nd

(Middlebourne, WV) The oldest and most traditional Super Dirt Late
Model event in the world, the STARS Hillbilly 100 will crown its 34th
champion on September 2nd. The finest racers in the world have battled to
make the drive into victory lane at the Hillbilly 100. 33 champions have
been crowned among 17 different drivers over the prestigious history of this
event.
The roll call for past STARS Hillbilly 100 champions includes some of
the greatest drivers to ever pilot a Super Late Model. Past Hillbilly 100
Champions are Don Gregory (1967), Ray Neese (1968), Rain out-1969, Clate
Husted (1970), Danny Dean (1971), Doris Wisecarver, (1972), Bob Wearing
(1973, 74, 75, 76), Rain out -1977, Gene McNeely(1978) Danny Dean (1979),
Rodney Combs (1980), Freddy Smith (1981), Charlie Swartz (1982), Freddy
Smith (1983), Larry Moore (1984), Jack Boggs (1985, 86, 87), Donnie Moran
(1988, 89), Buck Simmons (1990), Rodney Combs (1991, 92), Davey Johnson
(1993), Bill Frye (1994), Bart Hartman (1995), Todd Andrews (1996), Rod
Conley (1997), Steve Shaver (1998), Davey Johnson (1999 & 2000), and Donnie
Moran (2001). This 34th STARS Hillbilly 100 is again a "must see" for
every race fan. See it live and in person at the Tyler County Speedway on
September 1st and 2nd.
The tradition continues with the Late Models in the $25,000 to win
Hillbilly 100. The Steel Block Late Models will shoot it out in the $2500
to win Hillbilly 50. The Modifieds in the White Light'in 25 and Street
Stocks in the Sour Mash 20 battle for the $1,000 top prize. The Pure Stocks
will complete the weekend racing action with the Lil' Hilly 20 paying $500
to the winner. And new for 2002 the women of the Ohio Valley will set sail
in the $250 to win Daisy Maye 15.
Again in 2002 The Hillbilly 100 weekend will provide race fans with a
super value. More "action for the buck" has been a priority since the move
to Tyler County Speedway. Gates open on Sunday at 5pm with hot laps at
6:15pm. Gates open on Monday at 10am with hot laps at 2:00pm. 2-Day
General Admission is $40, Sunday only General Admission is $20, Monday only
General Admission is $25, Pit Passes are $45, Ages 7-12 are $10, and ages 6
and under are FREE. Camping is available.
The Super Late Model pre-entry fee is $50 and must be received on or
before August 26. The entry fee at the gate on race day is $100. There is
no entry fee for the other racing divisions competing in the STARS Hillbilly
100 week end.
Now is the time to make plans to be a part of the Labor Day Weekend
racing spectacular. The Hillbilly 100 has always been a must see event and
this year looks to be better than ever. Additional Hillbilly 100
information may be obtained by calling Scott Farley at 304-684-3866-Day or
304-652-1628-Evenings. Information requests can be e-mailed to
tylercounty@email.com. Entry fees and written information requests must be
forwarded to: HILLBILLY 100, 800 Third Street, St. Marys, WV 26170.
Information on race days is available at the Tyler County Speedway at
304-758-2660. Tyler County Speedway is located 4 miles south of
Middlebourne, on WV State Route 18.

Hillbilly 100-TCS Special Event Media Contact Doc Richard
jrichard@wirefire.com


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