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Busy week for Lakeside Speedway with ASCS Sprint Cars, Billings Memorial, E-Mod Explosion and motorcycles!

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August 11, 2020  |  by Sam Stoecklin

Lakeside Speedway has a busy week planned for fans of multiple types of racing, including sprint cars on Tuesday, continuing Friday with weekly racing during the Janet Billings Memorial and E-Mod Explosion before concluding on Saturday with flat track motorcycles.

Tuesday, August 11: The week of excitement begins Tuesday, August 11, with the Lucas Oil ASCS Sprint Car Series plus B-Mods and Stock Cars. Pits open at 4 p.m., general admission at 5, hot laps at 7, qualifying at 7:30, and racing at 8.

General admission for adults 15 and older is $20, seniors $15, kids 11-14 $10, kids 10 and under free. Tickets will be available day of event only at the ticket booth. For suites and terrace availability, call (913) 299-9206Ages 0-17 must have a signed minor release to enter pits

Tuesday’s event will be broadcast on racinboys.com,

Friday, August 14: Racing resumes with Lakeside’s weekly program on Friday, which also includes the Janet Billings Memorial and makeup event for the E-Mod Explosion after last week’s rainout. This special event for E-Mods will pay $750 to the winner. If there are 24 or more cars signed in for the event, the winner’s share will increase to a whopping $1,000 payday.

The Billings family has raised extra money for the purse that will be distributed amongst all Pure Stock participants. The event honors the family’s loved one, Janet Billings, who was tragically taken from this life all too early in late 2014.

Fans who attended last Friday’s rained-out event will get in free in the grandstands this Friday if they kept their wristband from last Friday. The E-Mod Explosion features a purse sponsored by O’Reilly Auto Parts. The event will pay $150 to start if there are 24 or more cars registered for racing.

A $25 registration fee applies to non-Lakeside Speedway track-registered E-Mod drivers and the Mo-Kan E-Mod rules apply to all competitors. All entrants are subject to technical inspection at any time throughout the race program. Tow money for the E-Mod event is $50.

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

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+) $12, Military/Seniors (62+) $10, 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, Kids (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

Saturday, August 15: Racing continues Saturday at Lakeside with the Great Plains Flat Track Series Motorcycle Show beginning at noon for a full day of flat track racing. Pits open at noon, practice starts at 3 p.m. and heat races roll off at 4:30 with racing at 7. Pit passes are $20, general admission adult tickets are $12, seniors/military are $10, juniors (12-15) are $6 and kids 11 and under are free in the grandstands.

Upcoming Events:
• August 14 – Janet Billings Memorial + E-Mod Explosion featuring A-Mods, B-Mods, Stock Cars, Pure Stocks and E-Mods.
• August 21 – Weekly Racing featuring A-Mods, B-Mods, Stock Cars, Pure Stocks, E-Mods and Grand Nationals.
• August 28 – Weld Memorial featuring USAC Midwest Wingless Sprint Cars, B-Mods, Stock Cars, E-Mods and Mod-Lites. Buy Tickets

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.