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Mother Nature finally cooperated at Highland Speedway on Saturday Night

HIGHLAND, IL (APRIL 8, 2013) Mother Nature finally gave us a beautiful weekend to work with at Highland Speedway and all of us enjoyed some great racing action with every class having high car counts. We had busy night with 7 features. We completed the make up features for the B-Dry Solutions SportMods and the Hamel Coop Street Stocks from March 30th. The kids all had a great time during intermission with the Easter Egg Dash. All the kids went home with some great candy and treats. A huge thank you to the drivers, teams, and businesses that donated treats, eggs, and toys for the Easter Egg Dash, the kids had a great time!

The night started off with the UMP B-Dry Solutions SportMod feature from last week, Steve Ellison took home the checkered flag followed by Rob Lee and Jeremy Thoele. Next was the UMP Hamel Coop Street Stock feature from last week, with Adam Koch taking home the checkered flag followed by Austin Isaak and Cale Hartnagel. It was an awesome night with full field of 25 UMP Late Models racing at Highland Speedway. Mike Schulte took the checkered flag in the first heat of Late Models followed by Jim Moon and Mike Hammerle. Chad Zobrist took the checkered flag in the second heat race race followed by Steve Leach and John Beck. Michael Kloos took the checkered flag in the third heat race followed by Chad Sellers and Shannon Kuhn. Chad Sellers won the dash followed by Michael Kloos and Mike Schulte. Michael Kloos took home the checkered flag in the UMP Late Model Feature with Chad Zobrist and Chad Sellers not far behind. 

The UMP Steve Schmitt Modifieds had a great night of racing with full field of 20 cars racing at Highland Speedway. Aaron Kleine took the checkered flag in the first heat of Modifieds followed by Josh James and Jacob Steinkoenig. Jordan Bauer took the checkered flag in the second heat race race followed by Brett Cygan and Tyler Deibert. Justin Ketrow took the checkered flag in the third heat race followed by Zach Schantz and Shane Wilson. Aaron Kleine won the dash followed by Brett Cygan and Josh James. Aaron Kleine also took home the checkered flag in the UMP Steve Schmitt Modified Feature with Jordan Bauer and Brett Cygan not far behind. 

The Daum Insurance Micros had a great night of racing with a full field of 20 cars racing at Highland Speedway. Jacob Patton took the checkered flag in the first heat of Micros followed by Mike Smallwood and Dylan Benscoter. Tim Mevert took the checkered flag in the second heat race race followed by Kurt Westerfield and Kevin Horcher. Tyler Vantoll took the checkered flag in the third heat race followed by Chad Elliott and Tobias Midkiff. Jacob Patton took home the checkered flag in the Daum Insurance Micros Feature with Kurt Westerfield and Carlee Gress not far behind. 

The UMP B-Dry Solutions SportMods had a great night of racing with a field of 19 cars racing at Highland Speedway. Rob Lee took the checkered flag in the first heat of SportMods followed by Jake Hewitt and Jerry Thompson. Marty Smith, Jr. took the checkered flag in the second heat race race followed by Jeff Yates and Steve Stevenson. Jeremy Thoele took the checkered flag in the third heat race followed by Steve Ellison and Billy Knebel, Jr. Rob Lee took home the checkered flag in the UMP B-Dry Solutions SportMods Feature with Jeremy Thoele and Marty Smith, Jr. not far behind. 

The UMP Hamel Coop Street Stocks had a great night of racing with a field of 17 cars racing at Highland Speedway. Austin Isaak took the checkered flag in the first heat of Street Stocks followed by Adam Koch and Eric Harris. Cale Hartnagel took the checkered flag in the second heat race race followed by Jacob Tompkins and Josh Bauer. Austin Isaak took home the checkered flag in the UMP Hamel Coop Street Stock Feature with Adam Koch and Cale Hartnagel not far behind. 

Come out and join us for Test & Tune Tuesday night, April 9th from 5pm - 8pm weather permitting!!!! All Classes welcome!!! Come on out and play with us!!! Pits Open at 5:00pm. Pit Passes are $15.00

Text HIGHLAND SPEEDWAY to 84483 to receive test or email alerts on your phone from Highland Speedway.

Next Saturday brings the “Kids Dash for Cash” (Ages 5 & 6) to Highland Speedway on Saturday, April 13, 2013. This fun filled night of racing action includes the Kids Dash for Cash for Junior Fan Club Members ages 5 & 6. Bring the family out for a fun night of racing action that features the UMP Late Models, UMP Steve Schmitt Modifieds, UMP Miller Lite Crates, UMP B-Dry Solutions SportMods, & UMP Hamel Coop Street Stocks. Pits Open at 3:00 pm, Grandstands Open at 5:30 pm, Pill Draw by 6:00 pm, Drivers Meeting at 6:00 pm, Hot Laps at 6:15 pm, Racing Starts at 7:00 pm. Box Seats are $15.00, General Grandstand Admission is $12.00, kids 10 and under are free with a paid adult admission. Pit Passes are $30.00 and pit passes for kids 10 and under are $15.00 (Kids in the pits must have parental supervision at all times.) Don’t forget to try your chance at the Pick 3 for you chance to win up to a $100 jackpot, brought to you by Highland Speedway and Huddle House.  

For complete results visit our website and look at the results page at www.highlandspeedway.com

Track Guidelines

Highland Speedway reserves the right to refuse admittance to anyone.

Drivers must be 14 years of age to race at the Highland Speedway. Drivers 14 and under must have permission from the track to race in the DIRTcar UMP Late Model, DIRTcar UMP Modified,  DIRTcar UMP SportMod division and DIRTcar UMP Street Stock division.

Minor drivers must have BOTH parents or legal guardians sign a minor release form for the driver to enter the race track. Minor drivers will sign the minor form each week during sign in at the pit shack. 

Each driver must enter their car to race every night. Every car that races must have a pit pass for the driver.