MADERA, CALIFORNIA (September 5, 2018) – Race teams from across North America are setting their sights on the 6th Annual Nut Up Short Track Shootout at Madera Speedway, October 5th-6th, headlined by the 150 lap, $10,000 to win RPM Mortgage Pro Late Model feature.
The event is fully televised by MAVTV including the 75 lap Lucas Oil Modified Series, 70 lap 51FIFTY Energy Drink Jr. Late Model Series, and 20 lap Mini Cup vs. Bandolero races as well. $1,000 will be offered to win the Late Model B-Main event as part of the lucrative prize pool.
Only three drivers have visited victory lane so far in the event’s prestigious history. Mike David won the inaugural running while fellow NASCAR West Series champion Eric Holmes won the following three runnings. 2015 & 2017 RPM Mortgage Pro Late Model champion Buddy Shepherd of Bakersfield grabbed the big prize last year.
Activities will begin Friday night with optional practice sessions. Pit gates will swing open at 11:00 a.m. with practices beginning at 3 p.m. for all four divisions. The only fee is $40 per pit pass on Friday. The track will go dark at 9 p.m. Saturday’s program will begin bright and early at 8 a.m. with practices starting at 10:30 a.m.
Time trials will take place at 12:45 p.m. before the first part of the racing action at 3 p.m. Racing will include the Late Model C-Main and B-Main along with the Lucas Oil Modifieds B-Main (if necessary) and the Mini Cup vs. Bandolero feature. Times are subject to change.
Opening ceremonies are at 5 p.m. with the full lineup of features to follow. All told, over 400 laps of racing for over 100 race cars is scheduled on the one-third mile asphalt oval.
Pre-entry opens on September 10th and is available via RaceMadera.com or by calling (209) 356-1968.
Tickets for Madera’s biggest race of the year are value priced at just $15 for adults, $13 for seniors and military, $7 for youth ages 6-12, and kids five and under are free!
For more information about Madera Racing on MAVTV please visit www.racemadera.com or www.mavtv.com. For more information on RPM Mortgage and to obtain loan information please visit www.rpmwins.com and for more information about 51FIFTY Energy Drink visit www.51fiftyenergydrink.com
Madera Speedway is presented by major partners RPM Mortgage, 51FIFTY Energy Drink, Nut Up Industries, NICERIDE, iPull-uPull, and Color Fast Industries.
Madera Racing on MAVTV airs every Thursday at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. PST and is also available on the Lucas Oil Racing TV app. The fourth round of the 2018 51FIFTY Energy Drink Jr. Late Model Series airs next September 13th.
Madera Speedway 2018 Schedule Celebrating 47 years of Racing!
September 14th – 46th Annual Harvest Classic Night #1 presented by ($5 Ticket Night!) for everyone on night one. Madera Late Models, Madera Hobby Stocks, F4 Beater Cross , MST, Toyota Sedans, USAC Western Midgets and Modified Truck Pulls!
September 15th – 46th Annual Harvest Classic presented by Midland Tractor and John Deere! The Western Winged Super Sprint Series, BCRA Midgets, USAC Western Midgets, NCMA Sprints, CSS/360 Super Modifieds, Legends of Kearney Bowl, California Hard Tops, Plus the Blown, Injected multi engine Pulling Tractors!
September 22nd – Race #8 of the MAVTV televised $2,000 to win RPM Mortgage Pro Late Model Series 80 laps (50 laps then 30), Race #8 of the 51FIFTY Jr. Late Model Series 80 laps (50 laps then a break, the 30 laps), MST, Toyota Sedans, Mini Cup vs Bandoleros Series
September 29th – Spears SRL Southwest Tour 125, the USAC Western Midgets, CSS/360 Super Modifieds, Legends of the Pacific, Madera Hobby Stocks, and the Legends of Kearney Bowl
October 5th -Practice for the RPM Mortgage Short Track “Best of the West” $10,000.00 to win Shootout Event open to Lucas Oil Modifieds, Late Models, Jr. Late Models, and the Mini Cup vs Bandoleros Series
October 6th – 150 Lap $10,000.00 to WIN “NUT UP SHORT TRACK SHOOTOUT” for the MAVTV televised RPM Mortgage Pro Late Model Series 150 laps! (race #9 of the televised championship), Lucas Oil Modifieds 75 lap TV race! Race #9 of the 80 lap 51FIFTY Jr. Late Model Series and the Mini Cup vs Bandoleros Series
October 13th – Closed, NO RACES /
October 20th – 11th Annual iPull-uPull Pumpkin Smash Halloween Bash and Blow Up and Monster Trucks!, Madera Hobby Stocks, MST’s, Toyota Sedans, $2,000 to Win 200 lap Enduro, the Extreme Barrel Racing Series, a Trick or Treat thru the Pits and on Track PUMPKIN SMASH for the KIDS!
October 27th – Closed
November 10th – 2018 Championship Awards Banquet