The details for the upcoming Labor Day Weekend USRA Modified Fall Classic at the legendary Tri-State Speedway, in Pocola, Oklahoma, have been released.
Bravado WIreless will be on board as the title sponsor for this year's event that will be held on AUgust 31st, September 1st and September 2nd. The event, with A Feature payouts totaling more than $30,000, will feature two complete nights of racing for the Pure Stocks, Super Stocks, USRA B-Mods and USRA Modifieds on the 1st and the 2nd after an open practice session on the 31st. This event will be a full points show for all classes on both nights as well as the USRA classes earning state, regional and national points. The event will feature a $1,000 to win ($200 to start) USRA Modified feature on Friday night and a $2,000 to win ($300 to start) USRA Modified feature on Saturday night. The three supporting classes will also be competing for added money during the event.
The entry fee for each class will be: USRA Modifieds - $175 which includes two driver pit passes for Friday and Saturday; USRA B-Mods - $50; Super Stocks - $40; Pure Stocks - $30. The IMCA Modifieds will not be competing in this event. Pit passes will be $20 on the 31st, $30 on the 1st and $35 on the 2nd. The entry fee for all classes covers both nights of the event, however all classes, except USRA Modifieds, will have to purchase a pit pass each night.
The practice session on the 31st will be from 7 PM to 10 PM with the gates opening at 5 PM. Grandstand admission will be free on the 31st.
Friday night, September 1st, will feature a complete point show in all four participating classes. The race procedures for the USRA Modifieds each night will be to draw for heat race positions. Passing points will be used to determine feature placement with the top eight drivers locking into that night's A Feature. Driver's finishing in the ninth through sixteenth positions will start at the front of the B Feature and the remaining driver's will start in the C Feature. The top twelve finishers from the C Feature will advance to the back of the B Feature where the top twelve will join the back of the A Feature. Normal track procedures will be used for the Pure Stocks, Super STocks and USRA B-Mods on both nights. The USRA Modified A Feature on Friday night will pay $200 to start and $1,000 to win. The full pay sheet for both nights and all classes is shown below or can be viewed/printed by clicking here. Pit gates will open at 4 PM with $30 adult and $15 kid's (6-12) pit passes. Grandstands will open at 5 PM with $12 adult, $10 seniors (65+) and $5 kid's (6-12) tickets.
Saturday night, September 2nd, will feature another complete point show in all four classes. The same race procedures as Friday night will be used. The USRA Modified A Feature on Saturday night will pay $2,000 to win and $300 to start. it gates will open at 4 PM with $35 adult and $15 kid's (6-12) pit passes. The grandstands will open at 5 PM with $15 adult, $13 seniors (65+) and $5 kid's (6-12) tickets.
Tri-State Speedway is located 1.5 miles west of Fort Smith, Arkansas on I-540 in Pocola, OKlahoma and is a big, wide 3/8ths mile, high-banked clay oval. There are many hotels located close by in Fort Smith, along with the Choctaw Casino Hotel in Pocola, that may have special pricing in effect that weekend if you mention that you are a driver or fan attending the races at Tri-State Speedway.
We hope to see everyone come out this Labor Day Weekend and enjoy the heart-pounding, edge-of-you-seat excitement that is the legendary Tri-State Speedway!