|Red River Speedway is a 1/4 mile dirt oval track located 3 1/2 miles west of Wichita Falls on Highway 287.
Exit FM 369 and go North one mile. The track is on the right side of the road.
|First-Ever Oil Capital Racing Series Visit to
Red River Speedway - Friday, July 31
Wichita Falls, TX (6/30/15) by DarinShort.com. Red River Speedway (RRS)
would like to welcome the Sprint Car stars and cars of the AmeriFlex Hose
& Accessories Oil Capital Racing Series (OCRS) for their first-ever visit to
the high-banked, high-speed quarter mile on Friday, July 31st. This is the
next scheduled event at RRS.
The OCRS is in their 14th season of thrilling race fans at tracks throughout
the region with some of the best Sprint Car racing action to be found.
A stacked field of Sprint Car teams are expected to bring a fantastic racing
program to RRS, including drivers such as: Robert Sellers, Brian
McClelland, Casey Wills, Brett Wilson, Shane Sellers, Brent Bates, Whit
Gastineau, Cameron Hagin, Sheldon Barksdale, Shayla Waddell, Sean
McClelland, Danny Smith, Michael Bookout, Gary Owens, Andrew Deal,
Kyle Clark, Zach Chappell, Joseph Miller, Glen Passmore and Alex
DeCamp. Plus, several RRS Sprint Car drivers will be in competition to
defend their 'home turf' against the strong outside contingent.
Race fans can take in this great night of racing for just $15 general
grandstand admission (for ages 12-64). Kids ages 6-11 are $5, while
ages 5 and under are free with Adult Admission. Seniors and Active Military
(with I.D.) are $12. All pit passes for all ages are $30.
The Friday July 31st event will also include a full program of heats and
features for the Modifieds, Limited Modifieds, Pro Stocks and Mini Stocks.
Note that the RaceSaver division is scheduled off that night.
The purse structure for racing divisions is as follows:
OCRS Sprint Cars are racing under their series purse and rules.
In 2014, the total USRA Modified A-feature purse was $4,250. In 2015, the
base purse is $4,290 and will be distributed as follows: $700 - 500 - 400 -
350 - 300 (5th) - 250 - 200 - 180 - 160 - 150 (10th) - 140 - 130 - 120 - 110 -
100...to start. However, if there are 21 or more Modifieds (in their respective
divisions), then the total purse jumps from $4,290 to $5,180! The '21 and
up' purse for the Modifieds is as follows: $700 - 500 - 400 - 350 - 300 (5th) -
250 - 225 - 200 - 190 - 180 (10th) - 170 - 160 - 150 - 140 - 135 (15th) - 130 -
125...to 24th. (Note 24 starters, not 20!)
For the IMCA Southern SportMods, the total purse has jumped from $2,210
(in 2014) to $2,370 (in 2015) and will be distributed as follows: $400 - 300 -
200 - 170 - 150 (5th) - 130 - 120 - 100 - 90 - 80 (10th) - 75 - 70 - 65 - 60...to
start. However, the same '21 cars and up' applies to the IMCA Southern
SportMods! If there are 21 cars or more on a normally scheduled night, the
total A-feature purse jumps from $2,370 to $3,115! The '21 cars and up'
IMCA Southern SportMod A-feature purse is as follows: $500 - 300 - 250 -
200 - 175 (5th) - 150 - 130 - 120 - 110 - 100 (10th) - 90 - 85 - 80 - 75...to
24th. (Note 24 starters, not 20!)
The Pro Stocks/I-Stock (100% IMCA legal Stock Cars and Factory Stocks
are now legal to run in the Pro Stock division in 2015. Factory Stocks can
choose to run the Pro Stock tire rule if they choose) will each be competing
for the following purse structure - unless otherwise noted: $300 - 200 - 180
- 160 - 140 - 120 (5th) - 100 - 80 - 60 - 40...to start. If there are under 10 Pro
Stocks that sign in on race night, their purse will be the same as the Mini
Stock purse (as follows).
The Mini Stocks will be competing for the following purse structure - unless
otherwise noted: $300 - 150 - 125 - 100 - 80 - 60 - 40...to start.
Also, effective 7/31/15, for the remainder of the racing season, all RRS
racing divisions will have a draw/redraw for heat race starting positions.
There will be no more points inverts for any division.
There will be a pre-race pit meeting for the Mini-Stocks on July 31st. Details
on the time and discussion topics will be posted soon.
Here are the top-line specifics of the FRIDAY JULY 31st RRS racing event:
-Pit Gates open by 5pm, Grandstands open at 6pm, RRS division Draw
Cutoff at 7:15pm, with Racing by 8pm.
-Adult Grandstand (ages 12-64) tickets are $12. Seniors/Active Military (with
I.D.) $8. Ages 6-11 are $5. All pit passes, all ages $30.
-An event flyer, rules, directions and much more can be found at the track
website: http://www.RRSpeedway.com . Mufflers or cone-type inserts are
required for all cars in all divisions.
-Click www.OCRSracing.com for information on the Oil Capital Racing
Don't miss the first-ever Series visit of the OCRS Sprint Cars at Red River
Speedway on Friday, July 31st - Let's Kick a Little Dirt!
|RRS and Wichita Raceway Park also has a new host hotel:
LaQuinta. Mention RRS or WRP for a $59 room rate! Located
off Maurine Street in Wichita Falls. 1128 Central Fwy North,
Wichita Falls, TX 76306-2626 Phone: 1-940-322-6971.
|Mention RRS: $29.95 Oil Change! (up to 5 qts)
|Mention RRS: $42.50 General Pest Service
or $150 off Termite jobs
|Red River Speedway lineups and results from throughout the
season are now posted at the following link:
Season points will be posted when available.
Location: #44 Mini Stock trailer (Paul Hicks). We will be discussing: (1)
Dual master cylinder brake pedal with bias adjuster. (2) Rear suspension.
Keep in mind that the normally scheduled drivers meeting at the track is at
7:15pm, so we will need to start this 'pre-meeting' on time so we can get
our discussion completed in time for the regular drivers meeting.
And if we cover these two points with time remaining, we can cover other
topics as well. We will be making decisions at the meeting that may affect
the rules, so if you want your vote to count, you must be present at the