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USMTS Spring Sizzler Headlines Friday Action at Lakeside Speedway on Friday!

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USMTS Spring Sizzler Headlines Friday Action at Lakeside Speedway on Friday!

USMTS Spring Sizzler Headlines Friday Action at Lakeside Speedway on Friday! 

For Immediate Release 
By Sam Stoecklin 
May 10, 2021 

(Kansas City, Kansas) United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) drivers will make their way to Lakeside Speedway on Friday evening for the Seventh-Annual Spring Sizzler. For USMTS drivers, the event pays a whopping $10,000 to win and $700 to start! 

Terry Phillips and Rodney Sanders are both touring regulars with several wins at the speedway. Jake O’Neil and Lucas Schott have also recorded victories at the track along with weekly racer Nic Bidinger.  

According to the latest USMTS Standings, Phillips leads the way over a Dereck Ramirez and Sanders. Tanner Mullens and O’Neil round out the top five. Phillips has two victories on the year while multiple-time champion Sanders has scored once but leads the way in top-ten finishes, going six-for-six in that category. 

A pair of regional drivers will look to add a USMTS victory to their growing driver profiles on Friday. Darron Fuqua has an eye on his first-ever USMTS victory this season and has two top-ten finishes so far with USTMS. Fuqua is a past track champion and multiple-time winner at Lakeside Speedway in A-Mod competition and has already scored a victory at the track this season. Austin Siebert is also gunning for a victory; Siebert scored his first speedway victory of the year in last Friday’s NASCAR weekly race program.  

Joining the United States Modified Touring Series drivers are the USRA Stock Cars, USRA B-Mods, and E-Mods Visit www.lakesidespeedway.net, or www.usmts.com for additional details. Stock Cars and B-Mods will earn USRA Weekly Racing Series national points. This is a track points-earning event for the E-Mod division. 

The timeline for this weekend’s action is: Pits Open 3 PM, Grandstands Open 5PM, Pill Draw Closes 6:30 PM, Pit Meeting 6:45 PM, Hot Laps 7:10 PM, and Racing at 7:30 PM.  

Ticketing information includes General Admission: Adults Ages 17-61 $25, Seniors 62 and over and Juniors ages 12-16 $20, Kids ages 6-11 $5, five and under free. For Suite and Terrace availability call (913) 299-9206. Suite admission 13 and over $35, kids 2-12 $10, 2 and under 2 free. Pit Pass: Ages 11 and older $40, Youths ages 6-10 $30, 5 and under free. Ages 17 and under must have signed Minor Release to enter pits, find form here. If you can’t make it in person, check out the fee-based coverage live at racindirt.tv. 

The month of May also features the USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championships on Friday and Saturday, May 21st and 22nd. Joining the USAC 410 Sprint Cars and USAC Midwest Wingless Racing Association will be guest classes E-Mods and Mod-Lites. Additional details are available at www.lakesidespeedway.net.  

Visit www.lakesidespeedway.net and the speedway’s Facebook page to stay current on all off-season news regarding ‘Racing on the River’s Edge’ at Lakeside Speedway! The track location is 5615 Wolcott Dr., Kansas City, Kansas, one mile west of I-435 (exit 18) on SR 5, northwest of Kansas City.

UPCOMING EVENTS: 

FRIDAY – MAY 14th – USMTS – USRA Stock Cars, USRA B-Mods, and Track E-Mods (Track Points Awarded) 

FRIDAY - MAY 21 - USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship, E-Mods, Mod-Lites 

SATURDAY - MAY 22 - USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship 

FRIDAY - MAY 28 - Weekly Racing #4, A-Mods, B-Mods, Stock Cars, Pure Stocks, E-Mods and Grand Nationals

Article Credit: Sam Stoecklin

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