Christy’s Tasty Queen presents Karl Tinsley Factory Stock Memorial, Weekly Racing Friday at Lakeside Speedway

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July 19, 2018

Factory Stocks take the spotlight Friday, July 20, for the Karl Tinsley Memorial presented by Christy’s Tasty Queen. Known for ‘KC’s Best Tenderloin’ since 1982 at 1405 South 55th Street, featuring a full take-out menu including malts, shakes, burgers, sandwiches, sides, and much more, Christy’s Tasty Queen is a must-stop dining location. Lowell and Marla Christy and son, Darrin ‘Bear’ Christy, are one of the friendliest and well-known racing families in the Kansas City region. Stop by and pickup something on the go Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For the Factory Stock special, area Factory Stock, Pony Stock, and Pure Stock type classes, are invited to participate by bringing their track rules for car-tech purposes; however, all cars must run the 5.29 maximum gear. This weekend’s action also includes USRA Modifieds, USRA Stock Cars, USRA B-Mods, Grand Nationals and E-Mods in weekly championship points racing.

Karl Tinsley was a KCK native who became a respected racing engine builder at Anderson Racing, Inc. (ARI) and industry professionals, friends and family from as far away as Ohio and Texas plan to be in attendance to honor him.

Lakeside Speedway is pleased to announce ChargerChassis.com, owned by Jamie Richards of David City, Nebraska, has added another $100 to the first-place finisher of the Karl Tinsley Factory Stock Memorial. Jamie Richards is well known for building Hobby, Factory and Stock Cars. Call Jamie at (402) 367-7688 or visit www.chargerchassis.com for more information.

An anonymous donor has put up an extra $100 for the winner of the Karl Tinsley Memorial for anyone who defeats Lakeside Speedway Factory Stock dominator Marshall Jewett for the win. This makes the winner’s take-home a possible $700 payday!

The original payout for the Factory Stock Karl Tinsley Memorial is: 1st $500 (see bonus info above), 2nd $300, 3rd $275, 4th $250, 5th $225, 6th $200, 7th $175, 8th $150, 9th $130, 10th $120, 11th $110, 12th $100, 13th to 24th) $75. Tow money is $50. Total purse exceeds $3,400.

Due to the summer heat Lakeside Speedway will continue with the 30-minute later start times through Friday, Sept. 7. This Friday, pit gate opens at 5 p.m., spectator gates at 5:30, drivers meeting at 7:15, hot laps at 7:30 and racing at 8.

General admission is $12, senior citizens (65+) and military $10, kids 7 to 12 years $6 and under are free! Air-conditioned suites tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for kids ages 2 to 10 years. Pit passes for adults are $30, kids (6 and under) pit passes are $10.

Friday also marks week two of the 10-week Rick Beebe Heating & Air Smokin’ Hot Summer Series presented by Prime Racing Products. USRA Modifieds, USRA Stock Cars and USRA B-Mods are competing in the mini-series.

Marshall Jewett commands the Factory Stock standings after recording his ninth win of the season last week. He leads Wayne Brooke and Matthew Matsukevich. Kacey Shields shows the way in Grand Nationals over Don Marrs and Nick Newton in a tight battle while Billy Spilman extended his lead in the E-Mod standings after recording his seventh a-main win last week. Ben Stockton and Shawn Burns are second and third. Kevin Anderson leads the USRA Stock Car action with last week’s feature winner Brett Heeter and David Oxford in second and third. Tim Powell has a slight edge over Brad Smith and leads the USRA B-Mod contingent with Luke Nieman third. In USRA Modifieds, Mark Schafman sits atop the standings with Kerry Davis and USRA National point’s leader Darron Fuqua, second and third.

Find the track online at www.lakesidespeedway.net for schedule info, car rules, regulations, and news. Contact the track at (913) 299-9206. Physical 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 (CARB), Christy's Tasty Queen, Courtyard Kansas City Airport, Crystal Trenching, Health & Wellmobile, Johnson County Key Service, Joslin Jewelry, Kaw Valley Companies, 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, Toners Jewelers, Ussery Auto Body, Design Source Flooring & Tile, Kenny’s Tile, Justin Lawson Media and Victory Trophies & Plaques.