posted July 11, 2001 07:13 PM
AMERIHOST INN OFFICIAL UDTRA HOST HOTEL FOR WVMS
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
MINERAL WELLS, WV - United Dirt Track Racing Association officials have
announced the Amerihost Inn will be the UDTRA Official Host Hotel for the
UDTRA Pro DirtCar Series event at West Virginia Motor Speedway on July 15.
The Amerihost Hotel is conveniently located just minutes from West Virginia
Motor Speedway off I-77 at exit 170, and is offering UDTRA fans and
competitors a special discount rate of $56.80 per night plus tax. The
Amerihost Inn has an indoor pool and jacuzzi, exercise room, continental
breakfast, in-room coffee makers, and truck parking.
To make reservations, call the Amerihost Inn at (304) 489-3111 and ask
the special UDTRA discount rate.
The UDTRA Pro DirtCar Series event at WVMS will feature a 50-lap
$10,000-to-win main event. Top entries include UDTRA point leader Rick
Eckert of York, PA, Steve Francis of Ashland, KY, defending and four-time
UDTRA Champion Scott Bloomquist of Mooresburg, TN, and 1999 UDTRA Champion
Dale McDowell of Rossville, GA.
Wendell Wallace of Batesville, AR returns to WVMS after winning the Dirt
Track world Championship Race on the 5/8-mile clay oval last October.
Other top entries include Dan Schlieper of Pewaukee, WI, Jimmy Mars of Elk
Mound, WI, Ray Cook of Brasstown, NC, 1996 UDTRA Champion Freddy Smith of
Knoxville, TN and UDTRA Rookie of the Year point leader Joe Izzo of Chicago,
IL. Steve Shaver and Mike Balzano of Parkersburg, WV lead the local
contingent of UDTRA front runners.
This Sunday, the gates open at noon with hot laps scheduled for 4 p.m.
Along with the UDTRA Pro DirtCar Series, the West Virginia Motor Speedway
Extreme Modifieds will also be in action. For ticket and race day
information call (304) 489-1889, or visit the West Virginia Motor Speedway
web site at www.wvmotorspeedway.com.
WVMS is located off I-77 at exit 170, then south one mile on S.R. 14, then
west under the interstate.