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American Modified Series 2011 Championship March Begins at Lake Cumberland Speedway May 7

American Modified SeriesGlasgow, KY-May 1, 2011- The American Modified Series will begin its sophomore of sanctions UMP Modified special events and its march toward the 2011 AMS championship this Saturday evening May 7 with the tour’s first-ever visit at Lake Cumberland Speedway in Burnside, KY.  Of note for this event only on the 2011 tour, this race will award American Modified Series championship points, but UMP national points will not be awarded at this event.

On Saturday May 7 at Lake Cumberland Speedway in Burnside, KY, the American Modified Series will present a full program of practice, group time trials, qualifying heats, B-Mains, and the $1,500 to win American Modified Series A-Main.  Other divisions in competition at Lake Cumberland Speedway on May 7 will include Super Late Models, Super Dirt Stocks, Front Wheel Drives, and Open Four Cylinders.

Activities for the May 7 Lake Cumberland Speedway event will see the pit area and general admission area open at 4:30 p.m.  The driver’s meeting will be at 6:30 p.m., with practice set for 7:00 p.m., followed by time trials and racing.  Ticket prices for the May 7 Lake Cumberland Speedway event will see general admission ticket prices be $15, while a pit pass will be $35.

The A-Main purse for the May 7 Lake Cumberland Speedway event is as follows:  1st- $1,500, 2nd- $750, 3rd- $600, 4th- $550, 5th- $500, 6th- $450, 7th- $400, 8th- $350, 9th- $325, 10th- $300, 11th- $275, 12th- $250, 13th- $230, 14th- $220, 15th through 22nd- $200 to start.

Lake Cumberland Speedway is a 3/8 mile semi-banked clay oval promoted by Brandon Hardgrove.  Lake Cumberland Speedway is located at 1 Racetrack Road, just south of General Burnside Island State Park off of KY Highway 27.  For more information about Lake Cumberland Speedway, visit the track’s website at or by phoning the track office at (606) 561-8994 on raceday.

The American Modified Series presents UMP Modified sanctioned dirt track sports entertainment at racing venues throughout Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, and Tennessee.  For more information concerning the American Modified Series, call series race director Chad Yantz at (606) 510-4836 or visit the series website at

American Modified Series 2011 Tour Schedule *May 7- Lake Cumberland Speedway (Burnside, KY)- $1,500 to win *May 13- Bloomington Speedway (Bloomington, IN)- $1,500 to win *May 14- Bluegrass Speedway (Bardstown, KY)- $1,500 to win- 11th Annual Mod Squad Bash *May 27- Moler Raceway Park (Williamsburg, OH)- $1,500 to win *June 18- Richmond Raceway (Richmond, KY)- $1,500 to win- 2nd Annual Open Wheel Modified Bash *June 25- Florence Speedway (Union, KY)- $1,500 to win- Bandit Race Cars 30 *July 8- Bloomington Speedway (Bloomington, IN)- $1,500 to win- JB Salvage, Inc. 30 *July 23- To Be Announced (Kentucky)- To Be Announced *July 30- Bluegrass Speedway (Bardstown, KY)- $1,500 to win- 11th Annual Bluegrass Rumble *August 13- Lawrenceburg Speedway (Lawrenceburg, IN)- $1,500 to win- Monster Mod 40 *August 20- Brownstown Speedway (Brownstown, IN)- $1,500 to win *August 26- Tazewell Speedway (Tazewell, TN)- $3,000 to win *September 16- Moler Raceway Park (Williamsburg, OH)- $1,500 to win


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