Kaw Valley Companies Night features return of regular classes Friday night at Lakeside Speedway

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May 8, 2018  |  by Sam Stoecklin

Nate Barnes (28) and Kevin McGinnis (17) battle in USRA Stock Car action at the Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan. (Lisa Burlington Photo)
Nate Barnes (28) and Kevin McGinnis (17) battle in USRA Stock Car action at the Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan. (Lisa Burlington Photo)

Championship racing in all regular divisions return this Friday at Lakeside Speedway for Kaw Valley Companies race night. USRA Modifieds, B-Mods, and Stock Cars will compete throughout the night in a full program of preliminary heat races and main events along with E-Mods, Factory Stocks, and Grand Nationals for weekly race event number four.

In addition to weekly racing this week, on Thursday, May 10th, the Lucas Oil ASCS Sprint Car Dirt Series along with championship point racing for USRA B-Mods and E-mods rolls into town. For ASCS information and advanced tickets, visit www.ascsracing.com and scroll to the ASCS Warrior Region section and click on 5/10 Lakeside Speedway. Thursday admission is $22.50.

During last weekend’s Racing on the River’s Edge, Marshall Jewett raced to his second- Factory Stock win while ‘Coach’ Kevin Anderson collected the USRA Stock Car win. Shawn Burns dominated E-Mods for his first-ever victory. Tim Powell captured his second-consecutive USRA B-Mod feature win while visiting USMTS regular Lucas Schott was victorious in USRA Modifieds.

Friday admission prices are General Admission $12, Senior Citizens (65+) and Military $10, Kids (ages 7-12) $6, Children (ages 6 & under) FREE. Suites adult $20, Kids (ages 2-12) $10. Pit Pass $30, Kids (ages 6 & under) pit pass $10. When at the track, tune your radio dial to 87.7 FM for a radio broadcast of all the action. Pits open at 4:30, Spectator Gates at 5, Drivers Meeting at 6:30, Hot Laps 6:45 p.m., and Racing at 7:30 p.m. When at the track, tune your radio dial to 87.7 FM for a radio broadcast of all the action.

Schedule information, track details, car class rules, regulations, and news are all available at www.lakesidespeedway.net. Contact the track at (913) 299-9206. The track location is 5615 Wolcott Dr., Kansas City, Kansas 66109, one mile west of I-435 (exit 18) on SR 5 (northwest of Kansas City. Like and follow on Facebook at www.facebook.com/lakesidespeedway.kansascity. You may also email the track at lakesidespeedwaykc@gmail.com.

The 2018 Sponsor list includes Valvoline Premium Branded Industrial Lubricants and Automotive Chemicals, Baker's Recovery & Tow, Budweiser, Casey’s General Stores, Central Auto Racing Boosters Hall of Fame and Museum, Central Auto Racing Boosters (C.A.R.B.), Christy's Tasty Queen, Courtyard, Kansas City Airport, Crystal Trenching, Health & Wellmobile, Johnson County Key Service, Joslin Jewelry, Kaw Valley Companies, Inc., LNF Fencing, Kling Auto & Diesel Repair, Metro Pawn, Mission Painting & Home Improvements, National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum, RockAuto.com, Seeburg Mufflers, Sutera’s Shawnee, Tompkins Industries Inc., Toners Jewelers, Ussery Auto Body, Design Source Flooring and Tile, Kenny’s Tile, Justin Lawson Media, and Victory Trophies & Plaques.