David Smith, Jr.
NCRA Press and Contingencies
Diverse 2012 Schedule for NCRA Modified Division!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Midwest City, Oklahoma – February 4, 2012 - Drivers and fans alike have been calling for a more diverse schedule of tracks. Well this year's schedule for the Park City, Kansas based National Championship Racing Association modified division will not disappoint as eight venues make up the eleven race schedule with two tracks hosting the tour for the first time ever and one return visit after a three year hiatus.
The fifteenth year for the NCRA modified division kicks off on Saturday night, April 7th at 81 Speedway in Park City, Kansas in the first of only three stops scheduled at the home base for the series.
Then a big double-header Memorial Day weekend awaits the tour which kicks off on Saturday night, May 26th at "The Hummer," Humboldt Speedway in Humboldt, Kansas. From there the tour makes their first stop in several years at Mid-America Speedway in South Coffeyville, Oklahoma on Sunday night, May 27th. Both events allow either the current NCRA modified rules or USRA modified sanction rules, no mixing and matching of both.
The second annual "Hoosier Daddy" Father's Day Speedway takes place on Sunday night, June 17th at 81 Speedway where the modified division will be joined by the series sprint car winged warriors.
In their first appearance since 2008 the tour will make a stop atop the Garfield County Fairgrounds and Enid Speedway in Enid, Oklahoma on Saturday night, June 24th.
Then the late July classic takes place on Friday and Saturday night, July 13-14th during the 56th running of the annual Hutchinson Grand Nationals at the Kansas State Fairgrounds in Hutchinson, Kansas where Saturday night's championship feature winner will earn $2000.
It will be a weekend of first for the tour on Friday and Saturday night, August 17-18. It all begins on Friday night with Elk City Speedway in Elk City, Oklahoma hosting the Kansas based modifieds for the first time ever. Then one night later it will be the tours first ever appearance in the big state of Texas as they take on the regulars at Route 66 Motor Speedway in Amarillo, Texas. Both events will use either NCRA modified rules or USRA modified rules, no mixing and matching of both.
Sunday night, September 2nd will be the annual Labor Day weekend appearance at the Belleville High Banks in Belleville, Kansas before the season ending event at 81 Speedway.
The upcoming 2012 race season will be the 42nd consecutive for the Park City based National Championship Racing Association, which sanctions five different racing divisions in a four state area. Other divisions the series sanction include sprint cars, late models, southern sport modifieds and the new 305 sprint car division. To find out more about the NCRA, including rules, schedules, results, the series history and more check out their website www.racencra.com or give them a call (316) 755-1781.
April 7 81 Speedway – Park City, Kansas
May 26 Mid-America Speedway – South Coffeyville, Oklahoma
May 27 Humboldt Speedway – Humboldt, Kansas
June 17 81 Speedway – Park City, Kansas
June 24 Enid Speedway- Enid, Oklahoma
July 13 Kansas State Fairgrounds – Hutchinson, Kansas
July 14 Kansas State Fairgrounds – Hutchinson, Kansas ($2000 to win)
Aug 17 Elk City Speedway – Elk City, Oklahoma
Aug 18 Route 66 Motor Speedway – Amarillo, Texas
Sept 2 Belleville High Banks – Belleville, Kansas
Oct 6 81 Speedway – Park City, Kansas