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LUXEMBURG SPEEDWAY PREPS FOR 2011 CURTAIN CLOSER SEPT. 16 & 17

Posted under News on September 13th, 2011

(Luxemburg, WI) Sept. 13 — Drivers are prepping for the 8th annual Fall Classic presented by Tisler Salvage September 16 and 17 at Luxemburg Speedway.

A pair of “Race of Champions” races for Modified and Stock Car drivers will be run Friday night, paying $700 to win and $30 to start for the modifieds and $500 to win and $25 to start in the stock cars, thanks to sponsors CZ’s Bushville Lanes, 21 Guns Saloon and 141 Speedway in Francis Creek. Drivers eligible for the ROC will include any driver who has won a feature event or a track championship in 2011. In addition, any driver that has won a track title in any previous racing season is eligible. The features won to qualify a driver for these special races must have been in either a Modified or Stock car with no crossover allowed.

The eligible tracks for consideration for this event include: Luxemburg, 141 Speedway, Shawano, Seymour, Sturgeon Bay, Antigo, Oshkosh, Beaver Dam and Wilmot. All other tracks are subject to the promoters discretion.

ROC qualifying heats will take place, with track champions receiving a draw preference for heat lineups. A total of 12 drivers starting the ROC feature, with all the positions getting paid.

This event is not IMCA sanctioned and does not have a claim rule.

Last year’s winners included New Franken’s Shawn Kilgore in the modifieds, who won the Friday night feature as well. Others included Horicon’s Jeremy Christians (stock car), Ben Stumpf of Brillion (Grand National), Travis Van Straten of Hortonville (sportmod), Luke Lemmens of Kewaunee (hobby stocks), Ryan Eickert of Brillion (street stocks) and Justin Vanniewenhoven of Pulaski (sport fours). 190 cars took part in the weekend of racing.

Seven divisions of action will take place during the two day special, including Modifieds, Stock cars, Grand Nationals, Sportmods, Street stocks, Hobby stocks and Sport fours. Racing gets underway at 6:30 p.m. Friday and 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Downloadable flyers and other information can be obtained at our website luxemburgspeedway.com.

For more information call (920) 660 8095. The raceday track phone is (920) 845 2300. You can follow Luxemburg Speedway on Facebook. Luxemburg Speedway is located 15 minutes east of Green Bay off state highway 54 at the Kewaunee County Fairgrounds.

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