(Flat Rock, MI):   The weekend produced several more entries for Saturday’s Moran Chevrolet-Stan Yee Memorial 150 at Flat Rock Speedway, bringing the total to 25 as of Monday afternoon. A field of 30-35 cars is expected for the race, which is leg number 4 of the Discount Tire ARCA Late Model Gold Cup Series.

Current Gold Cup point leader and 2012 Series champ Dakota Carlson, 2013 Gold Cup champ Scott Hantz, 2013 Flat Rock champion/4 time Gold Cup champ Dennis Strickland, current Flat Rock point leader Steve Cronenwett Jr., 4-time Flat Rock king/2011 Memorial winner Eric Lee, 3-time track champ Paul Pelletier, 2-time Yee Memorial winner/2 time Gold Cup champ Mike Root, 3-time Gold Cup titlist Harold Fair Jr. and Justin Schroeder, who won the inaugural Memorial race in 2008 and this year’s Joy Fair Memorial 100 at the track, lead the list of entrants. Stan Yee Jr., the son of the late Stan Yee, will also compete in the July 26 event in the famed #33.

The race has arguably become one of the top pavement outlaw-bodied Late Model races in the area. Root charged from mid-pack in the final 50 laps in 2012 and made the winning pass with 2 laps to go for the win, while last year’s event saw first-time Flat Rock visitor Phil Bozell hold back a 4-car freight train in the closing stages to score the victory The 2013 edition saw the first 83 laps run without a yellow flag.

The race will award $2533 to the winner and $533 to start the contest. Diamond Racing Products has posted a $333 bonus to the fast qualifier, which goes along with the Discount Tire Gold Cup Series $100 DTS Drive Train Specialists fast time bonus, giving the fastest driver a $433 cash award! And now add the $333 Rich and Judi Fidh bonus for most laps led, plus lap money, and a driver could walk away with over $4000 in cash!

Lap money at $5 per lap is now available by calling the track at 734-782-2480 or the Toledo Speedway office at 419-727-1100. To date, 60 laps remain for sponsorship.

A $500 to win 25 lap B Main will also be contested if 32 cars or over are at the track for this prestigious event.   Practice, qualifying, last-chance race(s) and the 25 lap B Main (if 32 cars or over) are scheduled, and the 150 lap feature race will highlight the evening. The track’s ARCA Praxair Figure 8 division will also be in action July 26. The rain date for the 150 is the following Saturday, August 2.

An optional practice session is set for Friday evening, July 25 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.   The pit area will open at 4. DTS Drive Train Specialists will sponsor a dinner for each pit pass purchaser after Friday’s practice session.

Race day on Saturday will see the pit area opening at 1:30, practice begins at 3 p.m. and the front gates will also open at that time. All tickets will go sale race day at 3 p.m. Time trials begin at 5:30 and racing gets the green flag at 7 p.m.

Track PR and Photo

The current entry list and the lap money sponsorship list follow:

Official pre-entry list (as of 7-21-14)
Car No. Driver/Hometown Sponsor
O Nick Bailey/Toledo, OH PB Fabrication
4 Justin Schroeder/Canton, MI G. Michael Kabot Orthodontics/ABC Plumbing/Victory Race Parts
5 Eric Lee/Macomb, MI Action Drywall/Arrow Uniform/Lee Motorsports/Det. Perf. Cntr/Power Train Transformer
D&E Landscapers/Z Contractors/Dusty’s Collision/Collex Collision
8 Dakota Carlson/Cedar Springs, MI Tony LeClair Racing
9 Mike Root/Grand Rapids, MI UGS/Midwest Pipeline Maint/Enterprise Iron-Metal/Renegade Race Fuels
10 Craig Everage/Angola, IN EverageAuto.com
11 Derrick Sheppard/Mt. Clemens, MI Sheppard Motor Sales
15 Jeff MacZink/Rockwood, MI
19 Derek Wiley/New Boston, MI Mike’s Barber Shop/Wiley’s Coyote Grill/Prestige Spa Covers/Klotz Lubricants/
JMS Designs/Gotcha Productions/VJ’s Country Pantry
20 Jeff Vrsek/Brownstown, MI Vrsek Motorsports
21 Steve Cronenwett Jr/Canton, MI Giles Auto Body/Roush Competition Engines
30 Bryan Clay/Grandville, MI Hudsonville Service Center
33 Stan Yee Jr./Roseville, MI Diamond Racing Prod/Arrow Uniforms/Finish-Blasting Specialities/EELS/Yee’s Collision
40 Nick Grodi/Oak Harbor, OH Off Shore Performance Center
44 Paul Pelletier/Trenton, MI Fraza Forklifts/Exotic Automation/ABC Plumbing/Dusty’s Collision
45 Frank Jiovani/Harrison Twp, MI Moran Motorsports/JV Auto/4th St. Auto Repair/Gemini Electric/Painters Supply
Jefferson Beach Marina/Comfort Heating and Cooling/PAC Racing Springs
48 Grant Hedges/Dearborn Hts, MI Hedges Racing
53 Joe Hawes/Brownstown, MI ABC Plumbing and Drain
54 Steve Hawes/Brownstown, MI ABC Plumbing and Drain
56 Brad Riethmeyer/Mooresville, NC Diamond Racing Products/Trend Performance
64 Jimmy Alvis/Chesterfield, MI Mt. Clemens Metal Recyclers
69 Ron Allen/Brownstown, MI Graham Motorsports
71 Harold Fair Jr./Milan, MI Royal Truck and Trailer Sales
72 Scott Hantz/Angola, IN Great Lakes Helicopter
72 Brad Turner/Ida, MI B & H Race Parts/Zorn’s Service/Al Marks Signs/Freeze Frame Photos
90 Dennis Strickland/Carleton, MI PB Fabrication/The Computer Co/Automotive Hardware Solutions/Development Svcs.
96 Lori Hall/Rives Junction, MI B & H Race Parts
550 Terry Bogusz/Shelby Twp, MI

25 Plus Expected for Stan Yee Memorial