Glasgow, KY-July 10, 2011- The American Modified Series would present the Bob Poynter Auto Group Hoosier State Challenge at Bloomington Speedway in Bloomington, IN on Friday July 8 and at Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, IN on Saturday July 9, with a $1,000 points fund being offererd to the top five drivers that accumulate the most points at both tracks for the weekend.
Clint Demoss of Bloomington, IN is the champion of the Bob Poynter Auto Group Hoosier State Challenge, earning $300 after taking the win in the JB Salvage 30 at Bloomington on Friday evening and taking a sixth place finish at Brownstown on Saturday evening in the Boknecht Trucking 30. Demoss is currently tenth in series points.
John Demoss of Bloomington, IN takes runner-up honors in the Hoosier State Challenge and garnered an extra $250 after finishing third at Bloomington on Friday and following that up with a fourth place finish on Saturday evening at Brownstown. John Demoss is the current American Modified Series points leader after the Hoosier State Challenge weekend activities and is the defending series champion.
Michael England of Glasgow, KY finished third in the overall Hoosier State Challenge points chase and received an extra $200 for his efforts after finishing second at Bloomington on Friday evening and finishing 12th at Brownstown on Saturday after an early race spin pushed England to a rear restart after running as high as second. England is currently third in the series point standings.
Richie Lex of Morgantown, IN finished fourth in the Hoosier State Challenge and collected an extra $150 for his efforts after the veteran racer turned in a ninth place effort at Bloomington on Friday evening and a 5th place at Brownstown on Saturday evening. Lex currently sits 12th in series points after this weekend.
Jacoby Hines of Ninevah, IN took the final spot in the top five in HSC points and earned an extra $100 after taking a 10th place finish on Friday at Bloomington and then come home in the 8th position at Brownstown on Saturday evening. Hines holds down the 15th position in series points after this weekend’s activities.
The American Modified Series will present 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 visit the series website at www.americanmodifiedseries.com.
2011 American Modified Series Championship Point Standings (Top 10 after 7/9/11)
1. John Demoss (Bloomington, IN)- 1,315
2. Joey Kramer (Hanover, IN)- 1,305
3. Michael England (Glasgow, KY)- 1,290
4. Bryan Barber (Greensburg, KY)- 1,265
5. Elliott Despain (Campbellsville, KY)- 945
6. Kelly Warren (Columbia, KY)- 940
7. J.T. Ayers (New Haven, KY)- 675
8. Rocky Wilson (Hodgenville, KY)- 655 ®
9. Shelby Miles (Bloomington, IN)- 650
10. Clint Demoss (Bloomington, IN)- 640
Upcoming American Modified Series 2011 Tour Schedule of Events *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
American Modified Series 2011 Sponsors/Supporters *All Star Performance (www.allstarperformance.com)- “Hard Charger of the Race” Award *Arizona Sport Shirts- “Official Merchandise Vendor” of the American Modified Series (www.arizonasportshirts.com) *Bad Fast Race Chassis (www.734dirt.com) *Bandit Race Cars (www.banditracecars.net) *B&B Motorsports *Bilstein (www.bilsteinus.com)- Presented by B&B Motorsports *Bob Pierce Race Cars (www.bobpierceracecars.com) *Boknecht Trucking *Comp Cams (www.compcams.com)- “Sponsor of Heat #4”
*Cruise with the Champions (www.cruisewiththechampions.com) *Dale Meers Race Engines *DART Machinery (www.dartheads.com) *Diamond Race Cars (www.diamondracecars.net) *DJ Safety (www.djsafety.com)- “Lucky 13 Award”
*Dyers Top Rods (www.dyersrods.com)
*Frankland Racing Equipment (www.franklandracing.com)- “Top Finisher with a Frankland Rear End”
*H & H Computer Services- North Vernon, IN (812) 352-1221 *Hypercoils (www.hypercoils.com)- “Sponsor of Heat Race #1”
*Impressive Race Cars (www.impressiveracecars.com) *Jay Dickens Race Engines (www.jaydickens.com) *JB Salvage, Inc. (www.jbsalvage.com) *JumpStart Communications- “Official Webmaster” of the American Modified Series *Maximum Energy Development *Mullins Race Engines (www.mullinsraceengines.com) *PPM Racing Products (www.ppmracingproducts.com)- “Hard Luck Award”
*SpeeDecals Racing Graphics (www.freewebs.com/speedecals/) *UMP Dirt Car (www.umpracing.com) *VP Racing Fuels (www.vpracingfuels.com)- “Official Race Fuel of the American Modified Series and Sponsor of Heat Race #3”
*Wick Oil Company (www.wickoil.com)
*Wiles Driveshafts (www.wilesdriveshafts.com)- “Sponsor of Heat Race #2”