posted September 23, 2002 05:19 PM
RACES IN GREENWOOD, NEB., AND DENISON, IOWA, REMAIN FOR WDRLıS MR. GOODCENTS
Several revisions made to the remaining 2002 schedule
Blue Springs, Mo. (Sept. 23, 2002) The 2002 schedule of the Mr. Goodcents
Super Series, a World Dirt Racing League Touring Series, has been revised.
The Mr. Goodcents Super Series will not be involved in the originally
scheduled, co-sanctioned race that was to include the PolyDome Super Late
Models on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 27 and 28.
Added to the schedule is the Hawkeye 100, a Friday and Saturday, Oct. 11
12, appearance of the seriesı PolyDome Super Late Models at Crawford County
Speedway in Denison, Iowa.
Next up, though, is the popular Cornhusker Classic on Saturday, Oct. 5, at
Nebraska Raceway Park in Greenwood, Neb. A stellar field of World Dirt
Racing League cars and stars is expected sign in.
In fact, drivers from several states have already entered, according to the
World Dirt Racing League office in Blue Springs, Mo. The nightıs climax will
be running of the Cornhusker Classic, which pays $5,000 to the winner.
Registration and inspection stations open at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5,
Nebraska Raceway Park. A 6 p.m. driversı meeting is followed by practice at
6:15 and racing at 6:30.
The following weekend, Crawford County Speedway will be a hotbed of activity
for the PolyDome Super Late Models.
On Friday night, Oct. 11, in addition to the numerous qualifying races for
Saturdayıs Hawkeye 100, a special event will take place. Seubert Calf
Ranches has agreed to sponsor a special 20-lap race, called the Seubert Calf
Ranches Race of Champions, for the PolyDome Super Late Models.
Invited to participate in the special race, which pays $1,000 to win, are
those PolyDome Super Late Model drivers who have finished in the top three
in any WDRL feature race throughout the 2002 season. Also invited to compete
are the WDRL drivers who are in the top 10 in series points but havenıt
broken into the top three in finishes this year.
Those eligibility rules have resulted in a stellar field for the race. Mr.
Goodcents Super Series drivers who were eligible to compete in the Seubert
Calf Ranches Race of Champions as of Sept. 2 were Joe Kosiski, Denny
Eckrich, Kyle Berck, Ray Guss Jr., Terry Phillips, Leslie Essary, Chad Lyle,
Kelly Boen, Brian Birkhofer, Steve Kosiski, Ace Ihm, Davey Nall, Pat Doar,
Gary Webb, Dan Schlieper, Donnie McClellan, Chris Smyser, John Anderson,
Kosiski and Dave Eckrich.
Any of those drivers who are unable to compete will be replaced by
alternates whose best finish as of Sept. 2 has been fourth in series races.
They are Darren Miller, John Hampel, Jason Bodenhamer and Alan Vaughn.
The Hawkeye 100 on Saturday night, Oct. 12, concludes the Mr. Goodcents
Super Series, World Dirt Racing League Touring Seriesı season. The event
pays $7,000 to win and $500 just to start.
Registration and inspection stations open at 3 p.m. on both Friday and
Saturday, Oct. 11 and 12, at Crawford County Speedway.
On Friday, a 6:45 p.m. driversı meeting is followed by practice at 7 and
racing at 7:30. On Saturday, a 6:15 p.m. driversı meeting is followed by
practice at 6:30 and racing at 7.
Advance spectator tickets for the Hawkeye 100 are available at select
OıReilly Auto Parts stores.
A golf tournament, being held in conjunction with the Hawkeye 100, is set
for 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Denison Country Club. A $40 per person
entry fee includes dinner following the annual tournament.
The entry deadline is Monday, Oct. 7. For information or to enter by phone,
call (515) 835-1444.
For more information on the World Dirt Racing League, check out the seriesı
Web site (www.worldraceleague.com) or contact the World Dirt Racing League
office at (816) 228-3951.