MSCS WILL BE RACING AT TERRE HAUTE AND TRI-STATE THIS WEEK

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     Haubstadt, IN - July 8, 2019 -  The BRANDEIS Midwest Sprint Car Series will continue racing this week to complete events 6 and 7 of the current spree of mid-season races.  Action gets underway at the Terre Haute Action Track on Wednesday night and picks up again Saturday night at the Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt, IN.  Mark the calendar for July 10th and July 13th.

     The two dirt tracks create their own brand of excitement that is enhanced each and every time sprint cars compete.  The Terre Haute Action track offers a slightly banked half mile oval.  Tri-State Speedway is a high banked quarter mile oval.     

     First up is the RUMBLE AT THE FAIR on Wednesday!  This race appears on the MSCS schedule for the very first time.  It is time for the Vigo County Fair in Terre Haute and fans can enjoy the tradition of watching motor racing at the Fair.  The BRANDEIS MSCS Sprint Cars will be competing in a feature that pays $3,000 to win and $300 to start.  Also racing on the program will be the Pro Late Models and the Modifieds.  There is something for everyone!      

     Then Saturday at Haubstadt, Tri-State Speedway will be presenting the annual SPRINT STAMPEDE.  This year the program will include the IMCA Racesaver Sprints as well as the MMSA Mini Sprints.  In addition the MOVRCC Vintage Cars will make an appearance.  The Good Old Days will live again.  The MSCS feature will pay $2,500 to win!  MSCS starts 20 cars in the feature plus one eligible provisional driver.  

     MSCS last raced at Terre Haute on August 12th of 2018.  Thirty cars were present.  Chris Windom set fast time at 20.071 seconds around the half mile.  Robert Ballou finished ahead of Windom to win the feature.  MSCS will also race at Terre Haute a second time this year.  That event will be on Sunday August 11th.

     At the 2018 sixth annual SPRINT STAMPEDE at Haubstadt, C.J. Leary was the MSCS feature winner.  This season MSCS has completed 8 races.  Kyle Cummins has won 5 feature events including a stretch of 3 victories in a row.  Eight different drivers have posted runner-up finishes.  There are plenty of front runners to challenge for wins!            

     The top ten drivers in the BRANDEIS MSCS Points standings at Mid Season are Kyle Cummins, Brady Short, Dakota Jackson, Donny Brackett, Stephen Schnapf, Jordan Kinser, Aric Gentry, Brandon Mattox, Chayse Hayhurst, and Kent Schmidt.  Chayse Hayhurst leads Kyle Hathaway and Ryan Bond in the 2019 MSCS Rookie Standings.

     The first ever BRANDEIS MSCS Mid Season Championship points chase ended July 6th.  Mother Nature won the race that night but Kyle Cummins had already secured another championship.  He had established a lead of 65 points over Brady Short.  The $1,500 award will be presented to Cummins at Terre Haute.  Rain prevented the top three from being recognized this past Saturday.  

     Racing gets underway at Terre Haute at 7:30 P.M E.D.T.  The pit gate will open at 4 o’clock.  The grandstands will open an hour later.  Hot laps are at 6:30 Wednesday.  Race teams are reminded to use the back entrance to the fairgrounds and  track pit area at Terre Haute.

     On Saturday at Tri-State Speedway the times will vary slightly.  Race Time is at 7:30 P.M. C.D.T.  The pit gate there opens at 3:30.  Warm-ups begin at 6 P.M.  

 

Provided as News and Information for MSCS.

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