Provisional Spot for ‘Butterball’ Memorial Up for Grabs

A provisional starting spot for the richest race in ULTIMATE Super Late Model Series history is up for grabs at Richmond Raceway on July 20. The winner of the 5th Annual Butch Shay Memorial, paying $5,000 to win on July 20, will receive a provisional starting spot in the $20,059 to win 32nd Annual Paul “Butterball” Wooldridge Memorial on August 16 and 17.

 

The 5th Annual Buckeye Late Model Dirt Weeks will bring the stars of the ULTIMATE Mid-Ohio Valley Super Late Model Series and ULTIMATE Heart of America Super Late Model Series together for the opening weekend at Richmond Raceway. The mini-tour kicks off on July 19 with the $3,000 to win Prelude to the Butch Shay Memorial. The $5,000 to win 5th Annual Butch Shay Memorial will be held the following night at the Richmond, KY oval. Both races will pay $400 to start. Richmond Raceway will be awarding a provisional starting spot for the Butch Shay Memorial to the winner of the track’s Super Late Model feature on July 6.

 

Recently announced was a format change and purse increase for the 32nd Annual Paul “Butterball” Wooldridge Memorial. Qualifying and heat races will be held for the ULTIMATE Super Late Model Series on August 16 with B-Mains and the $20,059 to win feature scheduled for August 17. Three ULTIMATE regions will come together for the Butterball Memorial, including the Southeast, Heart of America, and Mid-Ohio Valley. The race is a bonus race opportunity for drivers of the Deep South and Northeast regions of ULTIMATE, who can use their finish in the Butterball Memorial to replace a lower finish within their home region.

 

Full payout – Friday July 19th – Richmond Raceway – Prelude to the Butch Shay Memorial
1) $3,000; 2) $1,500; 3) $1,000; 4) $800; 5) $700; 6) $600; 7) $550; 8) $525; 9) $500; 10) $475; 11) $450; 12) $425; 13) $410; 14-24) $400

 

Full payout – Saturday July 20th – Richmond Raceway – Butch Shay Memorial
1) $5,000; 2) $2,500; 3) $1,500; 4) $1,200; 5) $1,000; 6) $850; 7) $750; 8) $700; 9) $600; 10) $550; 11) $500; 12) $450; 13) $425; 14-24) $400

 

Full Purse – Friday-Saturday August 16th-17th – Butterball Memorial
1) $20,059; 2) $10,000; 3) $5,000; 4) $3,000; 5) $2,000; 6) $1,750; 7) $1,500; 8) $1,250; 9) $1,100; 10) $1,000; 11) $900; 12) $875; 13) $850; 14) $825; 15) $800; 16) $775; 17) $750; 18) $725; 19) $700; 20) $675; 21) $650; 22) $625; 23) $600; 24) $575

 

For more information about the 5th Annual Buckeye Dirt Late Model Weeks, go to the series website located at: www.buckeyedirtweeks.com as well as on all social media networks, including Facebook at “Buckeye Late Model Dirt Week” and on Twitter, @MOVSupers using the hashtag: #BuckeyeLMDirtWeek

 

The 2019 contingency partners for the ULTIMATE MOV Super Late Model Series are Penske Racing Shocks, Genesis Racing Shocks, Swift Springs, Superior Bearings and Supply, Walker Performance Filtration, AR Bodies, TruForm Race Products, MPI – Max Papis Innovations, Rod End Supply, FireAide and Pulse Racing Innovations.

 

The 2019 marketing partners for the ULTIMATE MOV Super Late Model Series are Chew On This – Jerky, VP Race Fuels, VP Racing Lubricants, Hoosier Racing Tire, American Racer Tires, Kryptonite Race Cars, Impact Race Gear, Martel Sign Company, Speed 51, DirtonDirt.Com, Thomas Clarke Performance, WV Fireworks Outlet

 

-ULTIMATE Super Late Model Series Press Release

-Photo credit: Speed51.com photo

Provisional Spot for ‘Butterball’ Memorial Up for Grabs