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Lakeside Speedway carries opening night momentum into week two

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June 2, 2020  |  by Sam Stoecklin

Jason Ryun of Kansas City, Mo., celebrates after winning the Pure Stock main event last Friday, May 29, at the Lakeside Speedway. (Lisa Burlington photo)
Jason Ryun of Kansas City, Mo., celebrates after winning the Pure Stock main event last Friday, May 29, at the Lakeside Speedway. (Lisa Burlington photo)

After a highly successful opening night to the 66th season of ‘Racing on the River’s Edge’ at Lakeside Speedway last week, the momentum continues this Friday with six race divisions in action.

Seeburg Muffler Night will feature a full night of racing in preliminary heat races and main events for A-Mods, B-Mods, Stock Cars, Pure Stocks, E-Mods, and Grand Nationals.

Friday Timeline: Pit Gate Opens 5:00 p.m., Spectator Gate Opens 6:00 p.m., Drivers' Meeting 7:00 p.m., Hot Laps 7:15 p.m., Racing to follow hot laps. Fans may purchase tickets at MyRacePass.com under the Lakeside Speedway Profile by clicking here or by calling call 913-299-9206.

Admission Information: General Admission for Adults (16+) $12, Military/Seniors (62+)/Juniors (12-15) $6, Youth 11 & Under FREE. Terrace: Adults (16+) $15, Military/Seniors (62+) $12, Juniors (12-15) $8, Youth 11 & Under FREE. Suites: Adults/Teens (13+) $20, Youth (2-12) $10, Kids Under 2 FREE. Pit Passes: Adults/Youth (7+) $35, Kids 6 & Under $15, Ages 0-17 must have signed Minor Release to enter pits.

Attendees are reminded ahead of time that concessions are limited due to product availability and restrictions based on the COVID-19 situation. Tickets are available on the Lakeside Speedway profile by clicking here and will also be available at the ticket booth on race night.

Drivers are encouraged to make their way to lakesidespeedway.net and under the Rules/Forms tab, access, print, and fill out the track registration form and W-9 and bring with them upon signing in for the first time. While online, drivers are also encouraged to visit myyracepass.com and claim their driver profile. Pit passes are also on sale at myracepass.com (fees apply), this is the preferred method of purchase; however, pit passes are available on race nights.

2020 Lakeside Speedway Upcoming Events (Fridays unless otherwise indicated)
Friday – June 5th – Race #2 - A-Mods-B-Mods-Stock Cars-Pure Stocks-E-Mods - Plus Grand Nationals
Friday – June12th – Race #3 - A-Mods-B-Mods-Stock Cars-Pure Stocks-E-Mods - Plus Grand Nationals
Friday – June 19th – Race #4 - A-Mods-B-Mods-Pure Stocks-E-Mods-Plus Mod-Lites - No Stocks

Lakeside Speedway will follow CDC Recommendations and Social Distancing Guidelines, which may affect logistics and “normal” operating procedures. All attendees are responsible for their own personal protective equipment and for making their own decisions regarding attendance at our events. We are asking that when parking in the pits, leave extra space between race cars and please to do not gather in groups and do not travel from pit stall to pit stall. Race teams are limited to 10 people per team and this will be monitored at the Pit check-in building when signing in.

All pit fans, crew members and drivers will be required to remain in the pit area for the entire event, this means no crossing over to the grandstands or terrace. We are sectioning off Section F of the grandstands for seating for all pit fans, this will be the furthest you can go towards the main building. When seated, please maintain proper social distance between yourself and other groups. Pit Stop catering will be on hand for pit area concessions.

Complete results, schedule information, track details, car class rules, and news are available on the track’s website at lakesidespeedway.net. Contact the track at (913) 299-9206. 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. Follow on Facebook at facebook.com/lakesidespeedway.kansascity or Twitter at twitter.com/Lakeside_Spdwy or email lakesidespeedwaykc@gmail.com.

The outstanding list of 2020 sponsors and business partners for Lakeside Speedway includes: Ahern Rentals, Baker’s Recovery & Tow, Budweiser, Casey’s General Stores, Central Auto Racing Boosters Hall of Fame & Museum, Christy’s Tasty Queen, Courtyard Kansas City Airport, Crystal Trenching, Johnson County Key Service, Joslin Jewelry, Kaw Valley Companies Inc., King Auto & Diesel Repair, Luke Nieman Fencing, Marrs Tree Service, Metro Pawn, Mission Painting & Home Improvements, National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum, O’Reilly Auto Parts, Pepsi, Rockauto.com, Seeburg Mufflers, Strasser Hardware, Sutera’s Shawnee, Tompkins Industries Inc., Toners Jewelers, and Valvoline.