Pontoon Beach, IL (January 25, 2008) Tri-City Speedway will
Host one of the biggest paying events in the history of the facility
When they host the "Gold Crown Midget Nationals" on
Oct 9th, 10th & 11th. A hugh field of Midget cars are expected
to converge on the 3/8 mile facility with Saturdays A-Main
paying an impressive $15,000 to win and $1,000 just to start.
The O'Reilly POWRi Racing Series presented by Lucas Oil will
Sanction the event. The format will feature an open practice on
Wednesday, Oct 8th for any Midget team wanting to get a
headstart on their setup. Then, the action kicks off on Thursday,
October 9th with full lineup of heat races, lower mains and $1500 to win feature. Friday, October 10th will see the same format.
The top two finishers from Thursday and Fridays night's A-Main
will be locked into Saturday night's A-Main. Also, the next top
four in points earned from Thursday and Friday night's action
will also be locked in to Saturday's A-Main . The remaining cars
will be lined up according to points earned Thursday & Friday in
lower main events on Saturday and race their way in to Saturday
A-Main. The 8 drivers locked in will run in the DuPont Dash to
determine their starting spot in the $15,000 to win A-Main.
Tri-City Speedway is located in Pontoon Beach, IL by
Granite City. The Track is located across the Mississippi River
from St. Louis, MO. Take exit 4 off of I-270 and then go a
1/2 mile south on SR 203. For Tickets or more information, you
can call the track office 800-617-9077 or 618-931-7836 or visit
their website at www.tricityspeedway.net
Promoted by: Kevin & Tammy Gundaker 636-448-9111
POWRi to Sanction the Richest Midget Show in 2008. "As one of the biggest dirt Midget races of the season and one of the last, we expect to see the best drivers come out not only from the Midwest, but from around the country." Continuing Brown stated, "Tri-City is the perfect venue for an event like this, "Brown continued. " The track has been a supporter of POWRi since our first season and we believe all of our competitors will enjoy the chance to compete at this historic track. (www.powri.com).