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Lakeside Speedway ready for E-Mod Explosion this Friday

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August 4, 2020  |  by Sam Stoecklin

This Friday, August 7th, Lakeside Speedway Spotlights the annual E-Mod Explosion with a purse sponsored by O’Reilly Auto Parts. The event pays $750 to win and $120 to start the main event. The purse payout will grow to $1,000 to win and $150 to start if there are 24 or more cars registered for racing.

A $25 registration fee applies to non-Lakeside Speedway track-registered drivers. Mo-Kan E-Mod Rules apply to all competitors, who are subject to technical inspection at any time. Tow money for the E-Mod event is $50.

Also joining the program are A-Mods, B-Mods, Stock Cars, Grand Nationals, and Pure Stocks for their weekly championship racing. All classes will compete in preliminary heat races and main events throughout the night.

For anyone wishing to watch the races from the privacy of their own home, head over to the all-new pay-per-view feature at lakesidespeedway.tv.

Friday Timeline: Pit Gate Opens at 5 p.m., Spectator Gate Opens at 6 p.m., Drivers' Meeting at 7 p.m., Hot Laps begin at 7:15 p.m. with racing to follow of hot laps. Advanced tickets available at MyRacePass.com under the Lakeside Speedway profile or by calling call 913-299-9206. 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. Attendees are reminded that concessions are limited due to product availability and restrictions based on the COVID-19 situation.

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

The Weld Memorial event is rescheduled for Friday, August 28th. The race will feature the USAC Midwest Wingless Racing Association Sprint Cars in $2,200 to-win event. Several more special events dot the Lakeside Speedway schedule in the coming weeks.

On Tuesday, August 11th, the Lucas Oil ASCS Sprint Week will feature ASCS 360 Sprint Cars plus B-Mods and Stock Cars. Pits Open at 4 p.m., General Admission at 5 p.m., Hot Laps at 7 p.m., Qualifying at 7:30 p.m., and Racing at 8 p.m. Tickets will be available day of event only at the ticket booth. General Admission for Adults 15 and older is $20, Seniors $15, Kids 11-14 $10, Kids 10 and under free. Ages 0-17 must have signed Minor Release to enter pits. For Suites and Terrace availability, call (913) 299-9206.

The Great Plains Flat Track Series Motorcycle Show takes place on Saturday, August 15th at 12 noon for a full day of flat-track racing. Pits open at noon, practice starts at 3, heat races roll off at 4:30 with racing at 7. Pit Passes are $20, General Admission Adult is $12, Senior/Military General Admission is $10, Juniors 12-15 years are $6, and kids 11 and under are free in the grandstands.

For the first time ever, the K. C. Monster Truck Summer Nationals, "Day of Destruction" is coming to Lakeside Speedway on Saturday, September 5th, for one giant matinee show. VIP reserved seating is $25 per person for Lakeside Speedway's "Best Seat in the House" plus attendance at the Pit Party is free to VIP guests (value $5). The supply of VIP tickets is very limited. Advance ticket are available at KansasCityMonsterTruckShow.com. Tickets may be purchased the day of the show. VIP reserved seats (adult or child) are $30 day of show. Adult general admission is $20 and kids are $15. Cash only and all ticket sales are final (no refunds). Group discount tickets are available. Limit 15 tickets or more. Call 480-881-2375 for details.

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.

2020 Lakeside Speedway Upcoming Friday Events
Friday - August 7th - Race #11 - E-Mod Explosion. Also running A-Mods, B-Mods, Stock Cars, Pure Stocks, and Grand Nationals.
Friday - August 14th - Race #12 - Weekly Racing and Janet Billings Memorial, featuring A-Mods, B-Mods, Stock Cars, Pure Stocks and E-Mods.
Friday, August 21st - Weekly Racing featuring A-Mods, B-Mods, Stock Cars, Pure Stocks, E-Mods, and Grand Nationals.
Friday, August 28th - Weld Memorial with the Midwest Wingless Racing Association Sprint Cars, also running B-Mods, Stock Cars, E-Mods, and Mod-Lites.

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 or Twitter or email lakesidespeedwaykc@gmail.com.