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Richmond Raceway Moves American Modified Series June 18 Event to August 20

American Modified SeriesGlasgow, KY- June 11, 2011- Officials with the American Modified Series need to announce a schedule change for one of the upcoming events originally scheduled for the month of June.

Richmond Raceway co-promoter Joey Tackett informed series officials on Friday of his intent to reschedule his 2nd Annual Open Wheel Modified Bash from its originally scheduled date on Saturday June 18 to a new date on Saturday August 20.  The date that Richmond Raceway has moved their American Modified Series event to will now coincide with the track’s Fan Appreciation Night also scheduled for that same evening.

The next scheduled event on the American Modified Series tour will now take place on Saturday June 25 as the open wheel warriors of the AMS bring their brand of UMP DirtCar Modified action for the first-time ever to Florence Speedway in Union, KY.  The event will be the Bandit Race Cars 30 and pay $1,500 to the winner.

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 via the internet by visiting the series website at

American Modified Series 2011 Tour Schedule *May 7- Lake Cumberland Speedway (Burnside, KY)- $1,500 to win- Rainout *May 13- Bloomington Speedway (Bloomington, IN)- $1,500 to win- Ryan Thomas *May 14- Bluegrass Speedway (Bardstown, KY)- $1,500 to win- 11th Annual Mod Squad Bash- Rainout *May 27- Moler Raceway Park (Williamsburg, OH)- $1,500 to win- Rainout *June 4- Bluegrass Speedway (Bardstown, KY)- $1,500 to win- 11th Annual Mod Squad Bash- Joey Kramer *June 25- Florence Speedway (Union, KY)- $1,500 to win- Bandit Race Cars 30 *July 1- Moler Raceway Park (Williamsburg, OH)- $1,500 to win *July 8- Bloomington Speedway (Bloomington, IN)- $1,500 to win- JB Salvage, Inc. 30 *July 9- Brownstown Speedway (Brownstown, IN)- $1,500 to win- Boknecht Trucking 30 *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- Richmond Raceway (Richmond, KY)- $1,500 to win- 2nd Annual Open Wheel Modified Bash *August 26- Tazewell Speedway (Tazewell, TN)- $3,000 to win *September 16- Moler Raceway Park (Williamsburg, OH)- $1,500 to win

2011 American Modified Series Championship Point Standings (Top 10 after 6/4/11) 1. Joey Kramer (Hanover, IN)- 515 2. John Demoss (Bloomington, IN)- 500 3. Bryan Barber (Greensburg, KY)- 460 4. Michael England (Glasgow, KY)- 445 5. Elliott Despain (Campbellsville, KY)- 380 6. Kelly Warren (Columbia, KY)- 370 6. Shelby Miles (Bloomington, IN)- 370 8. Rocky Wilson (Hodgenville, KY)- 355 ® 9. Trent Young (Hopkinsville, KY)- 340 10. Joe David Turner (Richmond, KY)- 285

American Modified Series 2011 Sponsors/Supporters *All Star Performance ( “Hard Charger of the Race” Award *Arizona Sport Shirts- “Official Merchandise Vendor” of the American Modified Series ( *Bad Fast Race Chassis ( *Bandit Race Cars ( *B&B Motorsports *Bilstein ( Presented by B&B Motorsports *Bob Pierce Race Cars ( *Boknecht Trucking *Comp Cams ( “Sponsor of Heat #4”

*Cruise with the Champions ( *Dale Meers Race Engines *DART Machinery ( *Diamond Race Cars ( *DJ Safety ( “Lucky 13 Award”

*Dyers Top Rods (

*Frankland Racing Equipment ( “Top Finisher with a Frankland Rear End”

*H & H Computer Services- North Vernon, IN (812) 352-1221 *Hypercoils ( “Sponsor of Heat Race #1”

*Impressive Race Cars ( *Jay Dickens Race Engines ( *JB Salvage, Inc. ( *JumpStart Communications- “Official Webmaster” of the American Modified Series *Maximum Energy Development *Mullins Race Engines ( *PPM Racing Products ( “Hard Luck Award”

*Pro Power Racing Engines ( *RACEceceiver ( *RHS Head Service ( “Engine Builder of the Year Award and Sponsor of Heat 4”

*SpeeDecals Racing Graphics ( *UMP Dirt Car ( *VP Racing Fuels ( “Official Race Fuel of the American Modified Series and Sponsor of Heat Race #3”

*Wick Oil Company (

*Wiles Driveshafts ( “Sponsor of Heat Race #2”

*Williams Precision Engines ( “$100 Fast Qualifier Award” at all events *Willy’s Carburetors ( “Lucky Draw Award”


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