This Independence Day weekend, is going all across America to bring you plenty of short track action and we’re turning things up this Saturday and Monday with a double dose of Outlaw Super Late Model action across the Midwest on the Summer Thunder TV Series presented by PFC Brakes.


Monday night, the action shifts east to the 3/10-mile oval of Midvale Speedway in Ohio and the banner of the Main Event Racing Series, for the $5,000-to-win Freedom 100. In 2016 it was Bud Perry taking the win over Nick Grodi and Josh Way. In fact, Bud Perry has a chance to win his third straight Main Event race at Midvale. The last driver not named Bud Perry to win a Main Event race at Midvale was Alex Rosenberry in 2015.


Saturday night, the Outlaw stars converge at New Paris Speedway in Indiana for the 75-lap Jim Blount Memorial. Among the prizes including a check and trophy, a spot in the 16th Summer Sizzler on August 3.


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So if you haven’t done so already, snag yourself a premium membership for the Speed51 Network with access to the entire Summer Thunder TV schedule. Fans can become a premium member for $7.99 a month or $59.99 a year, and can do so by clicking here.


All Summer Thunder TV events will be available via an on-demand replay on the Speed51 Network upon the completion of the event.




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Double Outlaw Action Coming to Summer Thunder TV Series