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Malvern Bank SLMR Late Models, USAC Midwest Wingless Sprints, Kansas Antique Racers, Mod Lites this Friday at Lakeside Speedway

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September 28, 2020  |  by Sam Stoecklin

Lakeside Speedway returns to action on Friday, October 2, with a huge night of racing headlined by the Malvern Bank SLMR Super Late Models, USAC Midwest Wingless Sprints, Kansas Antique Racers (KAR) and Mod Lites.

Late Model fans in the Kansas City area have waited all season for an appearance at Lakeside Speedway after COVID-19 restrictions and inclement weather altered plans earlier this season. Seven-time champion Kyle Berck is a past winner of SLMR action at Lakeside Speedway. Other former SLMR Lakeside Speedway winners include Ryan Gustin (2014), Justin Zeitner (2014), Jesse Sobbing (2017) and Berck (2018).

Tad Pospisil of Norfolk, Nebraska, holds an 88-point lead over Justin Kay in the current SLMR standings. Jason Hahne, Jeff Tharp and Charlie McKenna round out the current top five in the SLMR West standings.

The USAC Midwest Wingless Sprints make their final appearance ‘Racing on the River’s Edge’ this weekend, and even though Wyatt Burks has already been crowned as the 2020 champion, it was a close battle all season with Don Droud Jr., Wesley Smith, Chris Parkinson and Brian Beebe. Droud and Burks recorded Lakeside Speedway victories earlier this season. For more information visit midwestwinglessracing.com.

Joining in on the action are the Kansas Antique Racers (KAR) and Mod Lites.

Advanced tickets for this weekend’s racing are available at myracepass.com or by calling call (913) 299-9206. Terrace spots are available but must be reserved by calling the track in advance. For anyone wishing to watch the Friday races from the privacy of their own home, head over to the all-new pay-per-view feature at lakesidespeedway.tv.

Pit gate opens at 5 p.m., spectator gate opens at 6, drivers meeting at 7, hot laps begin at 7:15 with racing to follow. A limited number of tickets will be available at the admission gate. All pre-sale ticket sales are cut off at midnight on Thursday. Terrace Spots are available but must be reserved by calling the track in advance.

• General Admission: Adults (16+) $15, Military/Seniors (62+) $12, Juniors (12-15) $5, Kids Under 12 FREE.
• Terrace: Adults (16+) $15, Military/Seniors (62+) $12, Juniors (12-15) $5, Kids Under 12 FREE.
• Suites: Adults/Teens (13+) $20, Kids (2-12) $10, Kids Under 2 FREE.
• Pit Passes: Adults/Youth (7+) $35, Kids Under 7 $15. Ages 0-17 must have signed minor release to enter pits

Remaining Events:
• Oct. 16 – NOS Energy World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series.
• Oct. 30 – 5th Annual Grant Junghans Memorial featuring USRA Modifieds and USRA B-Mods.

Complete results, schedule information, track details, car class rules and news are available 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 or Twitter or email lakesidespeedwaykc@gmail.com.

COVID-19 related social distancing is recommended and masks are required per the Kansas Governor's executive order. Concessions are limited at this time due to national food shortages related to COVID-19. Lakeside Speedway will follow CDC Recommendations which may affect logistics and normal operating procedures. Attendees are responsible for their own personal protective equipment and decisions regarding attendance and social distancing.