The Great Lakes Outlaw Late Model Series with Renegade Racing Fuels and Lubricants will make a stop at the Kalamazoo Speedway Saturday July 17. The Outlaw Late Model event will present $2,000 to winner with $500 to start. The series would also like to thank Hoosier Tire, Baker Engineering, All Star Performance, Safety Kleen, Engine Pro, and T&W Electronics for all their continued support.
The race will be the first Outlaw Super Late Model race at the track on a slick tire since the 2006 Kalamazoo Klash when former NASCAR Nationwide Series and Camping World Truck Series champion Johnny Benson took the checkered flag. The starting field will consist of 21 cars, with the 21st place starter being the highest driver in Kalamazoo Speedway points not locked into the show.
A great field of cars is expected with several drivers traveling to the 3/8th mile oval to challenge the Kalamazoo regulars. Late model champion Tom Thomas has entered his popular number 82 car and 18 year old series points leader Derrick Griffin of South Bend, IN will be making an attempt at the worlds fastest 3/8th mile.
Terry VaHaitsma, Dave Stehower, Terry Senneker Jr., Tim Devos, Justin Claucherty and Steve Needles are also expected entries to challenge the Kalamazoo Speedway drivers Trent Hellenga, Mark Shook, Brandon Lyons, and Rick Sexton.
The Great Lakes Outlaw Late Model Series is in its inaugural season
and the July 17th event will be the fifth of the nine races scheduled for the 2010 season. More information regarding this exciting new outlaw style late model series canbe found at www.gllatemodels.com.
Pit gates will open on July 17th at 12:30 pm, series practice will begin at 2:45 pm with qualifying starting at 5:15 pm. The race program will begin at 7pm and will include the 75 lap all green flag event, along with a 50 lap Must See Racing Xtreme Sprint Car Series event and a 30 lap Super Stock race.