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Speedway To Hold Double Header This Weekend

By Staff | Jul 3, 2013

A double header of Motorsports, Mayhem, and Mud will be on the docket this Independence Week at the Bullring as Hometown Racing Association presents a jam packed Fourth of July celebration.

The action will kick off on Thursday Night, July 4, for the annual Eaton/Childers King of the Ring Spectacular for the J&R Excavating Super Late Models presented by Midcap Land and Timber.

Twin 25 lap features will await the area’s best super late model pilots as they square off to become the Tyler County Speedway’s 2013 Eaton/Childers “King of the Ring”.

Also on the top-heavy Thursday Night card will be the extremely popular Renegades of Dirt Modified Tour featuring the best open wheel racers east of the Mississippi squaring off in a July 4 Summer Shootout.

See Kevin Morehouse, Rick Aukland, Jesse Wisecarver, Travis and Mark Dickson, Jess Hartman, Kyle Strickler, Rich Michael, Tanner Wilson, Nathan Loney, Scott and Amanda Stiffler, among many others.

Also joining the spectacular card will be the Peoples Bank FASTRAK Late Models, Hotmods, Chris Metz State Farm Insurance Modlites and the MWRA Mini Wedges.

A gigantic kids bicycle giveaway will also be in store for the youngsters on hand. Gates open at 4 p.m., racing gets underway at 7 p.m.

General admission is $18, while pit admission is priced at $35. Dennis Anderson and King Sling will also be in the house getting warmed up for the Redneck Revival!

Don’t miss the Eaton/Childers King of the Ring, the return of the Renegades of Dirt and see Dennis Anderson at the Bullring this Thursday Night!

On Saturday, July 6, the Tyler County Speedway will shift gears as the Redneck Revival Festival of Mud presented by Haas Environmental and Monroe Towing will take center stage.

The Redneck Revival Festival of Mud will feature a huge mud bog starring Dennis Anderson and his latest creation “King Sling”. The pits will be full of “mud maniacs” willing to try their luck in the speed and deep pits.

Not only will fans get to see hordes of trucks splashing through the mud bog pit, but they will also get the opportunity to see some high flying action courtesy of Dennis Andersons “King Sling” Mud Truck. Dennis Anderson is the creator/driver of the Grave Digger Monster Truck. Dennis will be at Bridgeport Rental displaying the truck and signing autographs Friday afternoon.

Gates and registration open at 9 a.m., with mud bog scheduled to start at noon. Admission for the Redneck Revival Festival of Mud is $12 for adults, $5 for children ages seven to 12 years, and free for children ages six and under.

For more information regarding the Tyler County Speedway contact them at 304-771-6874, 304-771-5051, or on race day at 304-758-2660. Tyler County Speedway is located three-and-a-half miles south of Middlebourne on state Route 18 at the Tyler County Fairgrounds.