October 16, 2008
Scotland County Speedway Hosting J&J AG Memphis Fall Nationals
by Brian Neal
The roar of the engines will once again be heard this Friday and Saturday, October 17 & 18 at the Scotland County Speedway, with the running of the J&J AG Memphis Fall Nationals. Racing action can been seen in 5 exciting classes, with Mike’s Tire & Alignment (Ottumwa, IA) Modifieds, Pro-Line Buildings (New Sharon, IA) Stock Cars, Fuller Farms (Memphis, MO) B-Modifieds, IA-MO Grain 9:1 Sport Mods and Boas Farms Hobby Stocks taking to the track.
Friday will be Pepsi-Cola Memphis Bottling “Fast Friday” at the speedway. As part of the 50/50 giveaway, Pepsi will be giving away a Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt Jr. stand-up, plus many AMP Racing hats and T-shirts and Pepsi Racing hats will be given away.
Then on Saturday it will be KRNQ Radio (Keokuk, IA) and Coors Light (Kirksville, MO) Night. On hand will be the ladies from Coors Light to meet and greet the fans.
Also, Arts Racemart of Memphis, MO will award a “Hard Luck” award in the A-Modifieds and a “Hard Charger” award in the Hobby Stocks on Friday. Then on Saturday a “Hard Charger” award will be given out in the A-Modifieds and a “Hard Luck” award will be given out in the Hobby Stocks. Midstate Machine of Des Moines, IA will award a free Dyno Session (up to 2 hours - $150 value) to each of the five classes, plus they will be giving away a $100 gift certificate (towards machine shop labor) in all 5 classes.
Additional sponsorship for the weekend comes from Trump Trucks of Kahoka.
The Mike’s Tire & Alignment Modifieds will be racing for $500 to win on Friday and $1,000 to win on Saturday. The Pro-Line Buildings Stock Cars, Fuller Farms B-Modifieds, IA-MO Grain 9:1 Sport Mods and Boas Farms Hobby Stocks racing for $300 to win on Friday and $600 to win on Saturday.
Racing action on Friday will get underway with hot laps at 6 p.m. and racing at 7 p.m. Then on Saturday hot laps will be at 5 p.m. and racing at 6 p.m. Grandstand admission for Friday will be adults (15 and up) $12, students (7-14) $5 and kids 6 and under FREE! On Saturday it will be adults (15 and up) $15, students (7-14) $5 and kids 6 and under FREE! Pit passes both nights will be $25 each. Camping is available at the track with electrical hook-up for $10 per night.
For more info call Chris Eggers at 660-457-3090, if no answer leave a message with the best time to call you back. Or you can send an email to chris@2020motor sports.com.