Mother Nature, scheduling conflicts, track closures and more have left regional Dirt Late Model tours modifying their slates for the remainder of the 2019 season. With so many changes raising surfacing in the past few weeks, let’s take a look at some of the schedule shakeups.
First year COMP Cams Super Dirt Series owners Chris and Jack Sullivan have suffered through a slew of rainouts. In fact, eight of their first eleven races have been nixed by rain. The tour last was able to race on April 20.
As a result, the CCSDS contingent has added dates to their 2019 slate. The tour will now visit Texarkana 67 Speedway (Texarkana, Arkansas) on Friday, July 19 with a $2,500-to-win affair. The next night the series thunders into Boothill Speedway (Greenwood, Louisiana) for a $3,000-to-win race. Last but not least, the tour rescheduled an April rainout from Old No. 1 Speedway (Harrisburg, Arkansas) for August 2 with a $2,500-to-win program.
After hosting a successful Schaeffer’s Oil Spring Nationals event earlier this year, Thunderhill Raceway Park (Summertown, Tennessee) has added an August 31 for the first-year Schaeffer’s Oil Fall Nationals. The event posts a $5,000 top prize and will be part of a doubleheader with Tennessee’s Tazewell Speedway.
The 2019 edition of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals started on a sour note with a rainout at Peoria Speedway (Peoria, Illinois). Fear not though, as the $5,000-to-win race has been rescheduled for June 26. Meanwhile the closing of Illinois’ La Salle Speedway allowed Davenport Speedway (Davenport, Iowa) to return to the schedule for the first time since 2000 with a $5,000-to-win race on July 3. In addition, Hell Tour stops at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 (Pevely, Missouri) and Highland Speedway (Highland, Illinois) have been swapped. Pevely now hosts the tour at on July 6, and Highland assumes the June 29 date.
Down south, the Mississippi State Championship Challenge Series rescheduled a June 8 rainout at Whynot Motorsports Park (Meridian, Mississippi) with a June 15 stop. Originally slated for June 22, the MSCCS travelers roll into Alabama’s Tri-County Speedway on July 6 with a $5,000-to-win race.