USRA American Racer Modified Series kicks off Friday at Ark-La-Tex Speedway
VIVIAN, La. (March 14)—The USRA American Racer Modified Series presented by Day Motor Sports will kick off the 2022 campaign this Friday and Saturday, March 18-19, at the Ark-La-Tex Speedway in Vivian, La.
A top prize of $2,000 awaits the driver who claims the checkered flag in Friday’s USRA Modified feature while Saturday’s main event winner will take home $3,000.
On Friday and Saturday, the pits open at 4 p.m., grandstands open at 5, hot laps begin at 6:30 and racing gets underway at 7:30.
Both nights, the USRA Modified main event will start 24 cars if there are 40 or less entered that night, or 26 if more than 40 are entered. Up to two series provisionals will be awarded for each main event. On Friday, provisionals will be based on 2021 ARMS final points.
Drivers are encouraged to get pre-entered for this event. Not only will you save on a two-day entry fee, but all pre-entries will also be eligible for one of three $100 cash drawings at the pit meeting both nights.
Drivers in the USRA Modified, USRA Limited Mod and Sunoco USRA Factory Stock divisions will also earn Summit USRA Weekly Racing Series national points.
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The support classes for the weekend will include USRA Limited Mods, Sunoco USRA Factory Stocks, Pro-Mods and FWDs.
USRA Limited Mods and Sunoco USRA Factory Stocks will run heat races Friday and complete their feature events Saturday with a pair of $1,500-to-win features to cap the weekend .
Pro-Mods will run a complete show during Friday night’s program, and FWDs will run a complete show on Saturday night.
The “Land of Three-Wide” will host an open practice Thursday night from 7-10 p.m. to kick off the weekend.
Keeping dirt modified racing alive and well in the South Central United States, a dozen of the top dirt ovals in the region will host the USRA American Racer Modified Series presented by Day Motorsports during the series’ second season in 2022.
Each of the venues will host one or more event paying no less than $2,000 to win and a minimum $200 to start the feature race. At season’s end, the points champion will pocket $4,000.
Triston Dycus of Maypearl, Texas, is the defending series champion.
Continuing to crush it: Year after year, the USRA continues to attract more racetracks and dirt racing competitors through fair, logical and cost-effective rules accompanied by an organization that puts the racers and racetrack operators first.
For the upcoming 2022 campaign for the Summit USRA Weekly Racing Series, there are currently more than 50 of America’s finest dirt ovals which will host over 1,000 nights of racing this season.
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