HIGHLAND SPEEDWAY 2011 RULES MEETING
December 26, 2011 (Highland IL) The 2011 rules meeting for the Highland Speedway was held December 19, 2010 at the Madison County Fair Exposition Hall. Track promoter Scott Kuhn opened the meeting and thanked all the racers that were in attendance for participating at the track and for attending this very important meeting.
He repeated what was announce the previous Friday evening at the 2010 Championship Banquet that the UMP (United Midwest Promoters) Pro (Crate) Late Models would be added as a sixth class in 2011 and the starting time would be moved up by 30 minutes.
He then introduced Bill Marquardt as the 2011 Race Director and Mike Zbinden the 2011 Lead Tech Inspector. Kuhn explained the duties of the two gentlemen as they are UMP officials working with the Speedway and will be enforcing the rules of the UMP in ALL the UMP classes that compete at the Speedway, including Late Models, and Modifieds as well as the rules of the Highland Speedway. They will be attending seminars run by UMP as to certify them on inspecting all the cars in attendance to make sure the racers follow the UMP rule book.
Promoter Kuhn turned the meeting over to Race Director Marquardt and he and Lead Tech Official Zbinden went through the 2010 rules with the racers in attendance for each of their respective classes. Any changes that racers felt needed were discussed during the meeting and are currently being analyzed and considered. If ANY changes are to be made they will be published and posted after the first of the year on the Highland Speedway Website.
The staff of the Speedway knows the racers want to know what if any changes will be made and making every effort to have this information out ASAP.
Scott Kuhn thanked all the racers for their input and is looking forward to the “Golden Anniversary” of the Highland Speedway in 2011.