The details for the second annual Lone Star IMCA Stock Car Tour have been announced. A $5,000 champion’s check headlines the miniseries.
For 2019, the tour will sanction six events in the state of Texas with each feature paying $750 to the winner. The events are strewn throughout the month of February, and the title sponsor for the extravaganza will be Sniper Speed.
The opening weekend is slated for February 16-17. Action kicks off that Saturday at Abilene Speedway (Abilene, Texas) with the annual Ice Breaker. The next night, the festivities shift to 281 Speedway in Stephenville, Texas.
On Monday and Tuesday evening the tour will sanction a doubleheader at Boyd Raceway (Boyd, Texas). After taking a one-day break on Wednesday, series officials and competitors will enjoy an open practice and party at Kennedale Speedway (Kennedale, Texas) on Thursday night.
Refreshed and ready to rock competitors will tackle the final two events on Friday and Saturday, February 22-23 atop Kennedale Speedway Park’s clay service.
The total point’s fund for the week exceeds $13,000. The prize money will be distributed among the Top-10 driver in the final standings. In addition, all drivers finishing 11th on back in the final points, who have perfect attendance, will be eligible for one of our drawings of $250.
The tour runner-up earns $2,500, with $2,000 paid for third, $1,500 for fourth, $1,000 for fifth, $500 for sixth, $400 for seventh, $300 for eighth, $250 for ninth and $150 for 10th. Approximately $40,000 in contingency awards will be given. Dirt Defender adds $200 to the nightly payout to four of the sixth through last place finishers competing with special Lone Star Tour/Dirt Defender wheel covers.
Each feature will also award IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, EQ Cylinder Heads Southern Region and Texas State points. The tour champion also becomes eligible to qualify for the Sunoco Race Fuels Race of Champions during the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s in September.
In 2018 Cayden Carter claimed the inaugural championship.
All pre-registered drivers will be automatically randomly placed on a four-member team. The highest point finishing team earns a $2,000 bonus sponsored by Stephenville Starter & Electric.
Pre-registration is only open until Jan. 31. More information is available on the 2nd annual Lone Star Stock Car Tour Facebook page. All events will be broadcast by IMCA.TV.