Glasgow, KY– Officials with the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series would like to announce a date change for the season opener to kick off the 2016 racing season.

 

The tour will still open its 2016 racing schedule at Bloomington Speedway in Bloomington, IN with the 3rd Annual J.B. Robinson Memorial event, however, the event will now take place on Friday April 29 rather than the originally published for April 22.

 

The series will contest its 2016 schedule of events at nine different racing venues over the course of the 2016 racing season, with appearances at tracks in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, and Tennessee. The 2016 campaign will see competitors race for over $43,500 to win in A-Main winner’s purses.

 

The 2016 racing season will now kick off on Friday April 29 at Bloomington Speedway in Bloomington, IN with the 3rd Annual J.B. Robinson Memorial event that will be 30 laps in distance and see the winner take home $2,000, while the event will pay $200 to start. Devin Gilpin of Columbus, IN (2014) and Kent Robinson of Bloomington, IN (2015) are previous winners of this event.

 

The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series presents UMP DirtCar Modified sanctioned dirt track entertainment at racing venues throughout Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, and Tennessee. For more information concerning the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series, contact series race director Jeff Evans at (859) 358-7178 or by email at [email protected] or by visiting the series social media outlets at www.americanmodifiedseries.com, on Facebook at facebook.com/pages/American-Modified-Series, and on Twitter @AmericanModSeri.

 

Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series 2016 Racing Schedule
April 29 (Friday)- Bloomington Speedway (Bloomington, IN)- 30 laps/$2,000 to win/$200 to start- 3rd Annual J.B. Robinson Memorial (www.bloomingtonspeedway.com)

May 27 (Friday)- Farmer City Raceway (Farmer City, IL)- 30 laps/$1,500 to win/$200 to start (www.farmercityracing.com)

May 28 (Saturday)- Fairbury’s American Legion Speedway (Fairbury, IL)- 30 laps/$2,000 to win/$200 to start- AMS All-Star Shootout (www.fairburyspeedway.com)

May 29 (Sunday)- To Be Announced

June 24 (Friday)- Moler Raceway Park (Williamsburg, OH)- 30 laps/$1,500 to win/$200 to start- L&M Performance 30 (www.molerracewaypark.com)

June 25 (Saturday)- Florence Speedway (Union, KY)- 30 laps/$1,500 to win/$200 to start (www.florencespeedway.com)

July 1 (Friday)- To Be Announced

July 2 (Saturday)- Tazewell Speedway (Tazewell, TN)- 40 laps/$3,000 to win/$225 to start (www.tazewellspeedway.net)

September 2 (Friday)- Farmer City Raceway (Farmer City, IL)- 35 laps/$3,000 to win/$225 to start (www.farmercityracing.com)

September 3 (Saturday)- Fairbury’s American Legion Speedway (Fairbury, IL)- 50 laps/$10,000 to win/$300 to start- 4th Annual Casey’s AMS Modified Nationals (www.fairburyspeedway.com)

September 4 (Sunday)- Spoon River Speedway (Canton, IL)- 50 laps/$5,000 to win/$250 to start- 26th Annual Modified Fall Nationals (www.spoonriverspeedway.com)

September 16 (Friday)- Peoria Speedway (Peoria, IL)- 35 laps/$3,000 to win/$225 to start- 2nd Annual Fall Classic (www.peoriaspeedway.com)

September 17 (Saturday)- Peoria Speedway (Peoria, IL)- 40 laps/$5,000 to win/$250 to start- 2nd Annual Fall Classic (www.peoriaspeedway.com)

October 8 (Saturday)- Tri-State Speedway (Haubstadt, IN)- 30 laps/$1,500 to win/$200 to start- Harvest Cup (www.tristatespeedway.com)

October 22 (Saturday)- Florence Speedway (Union, KY)- 40 laps/$5,000 to win/$250 to start- 7th Annual Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series Championship (www.florencespeedway.com)

 

-American Modified Series Press Release

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American Modified Series Moves Back Season Opener One Week