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2014 MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY CHAMPIONSHIP AWARDS BANQUET

Saturday  12/6/2014

Sat. Dec 6th
Riverport Inn & Suites
900 Bruski Dr.
Winona, Mn 55987

Tickets may be reserved in advance by calling Bob Timm at 507-429-9639.

BANQUET INFORMATION
Tickets
$25 Adults
$15 12 & under
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5 PM
Meal
6 PM
Awards
Ceremony
7:30 PM
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08.13.13
COCA-COLA BOTTLING COMPANY OF WINONA BRINGS USMTS HUNT RACE TO MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY


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FOUNTAIN CITY, WI (August 13, 2013) - United States Modified Touring Series drivers are locked and loaded as The Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Winona prepares to bring the Hunt for the USMTS Casey’s Cup back to MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY!


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The Friday August 16th event will pay a minimum of $3,000 to win with the top prize ballooning to $5,000 for any drivers taking part in the Big Dog Buy-In. If one driver can win five events in a row (from Wednesday through Sunday, Aug. 14-18, at five fan-favorite dirt ovals in Minnesota and Wisconsin), he or she will go home with as much as $25,000 during the 100-hour span.

Friday will find the fearless USMTS lead-footed speed freaks at Bob Timm’s MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY near Fountain City, Wis. Presented by the Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Winona, the action will be joined by Black Horse Bar & Grill USRA B-Mods, Jailhouse Saloon WISSOTA Street Stocks and redbox+ 600 Mods with the first green flag scheduled for 7:00.


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Make sure to get to the track early to watch the Sunshine Sanitation Midwest Mini Mods and Outlaw Mini Mods at 6:00 on The Lightning Speedway. A family pass pack is just $40 and gets in two adults and up to three children. Adult general admission is $18, seniors get in for $16, students ages 13-18 are $9 and children ages 12 and under get in for free.

Coupons good for $2 off adult general admission will be available Friday at Casey’s General Stores locations in Sparta, WI as well as Oronoco, Preston and Rochester in Minnesota.

With four of the seventeen ‘Hunt’ races in the books, Johnny Scott of Las Cruces, N.M., sits atop the points standings in what is shaping up to be the most thrilling, nail-biting conclusion to the USMTS National Championship chase ever.

His older twin brother, Stormy Scott, is second and trails by just 18 points with 2010 USMTS National Champion Jason Hughes another 20 markers back in third, Rodney Sanders another three points behind in fourth and Zack VanderBeek close behind in fifth.

CASEY’S CUP POINTS STANDINGS:
1. 1st Johnny Scott, Las Cruces, N.M. ... 444
2. 2s Stormy Scott, Las Cruces, N.M. ... 426
3. 12 Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla. ... 406
4. 20 Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas. ... 403
5. 33z Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa. ... 378
6. 3 Kelly Shryock, Fertile, Iowa. ... 375
7. 186 Jeremy Payne, Springfield, Mo. ... 374
8. 21 Chris Brown, Spring, Texas. ... 369
9. 99h Trevor Hunt, Kearney, Mo. ... 324
10. 01 Joey Galloway, Manor, Sask., Canada ... 314
11. 69 Lucas Schott, Chatfield, Minn. ... 304
12. 4r Dereck Ramirez, Woodward, Okla. ... 293
13. 22d Daniel Hilsabeck, Adel, Iowa. ... 276
14. 00 Masen Big Eagle, Manor, Sask., Canada ... 266
15. 89 Steve Whiteaker Jr., Corpus Christi, Texas. ... 255
16. 19r Ryan Gustin, Marshalltown, Iowa. ... 242
17. 36 Jeff Conner, Panora, Iowa. ... 226
18. 91 Joe Duvall, Chelsea, Okla. ... 216
19. 5* Casey Penn, Shreveport, La. ... 215
20. 16 Austin Siebert, Grandview, Mo. ... 188
21. 31 Corey Dripps, Waterloo, Iowa. ... 179
22. 1k Pat Graham, Ames, Iowa. ... 158
23. 85 Thomas Tillison Jr., Wellston, Okla. ... 118
24. V2 Joey Jensen, Forest Lake, Minn. ... 34
25. 88xxx Clyde Dunn Jr., Sunnyvale, Texas. ... 28
26. 7 Ron Jones, Princeton, Minn. ... 25
27. 71 Philip Houston, Odessa, Texas. ... 24
28. 22b Rick Beebe, Shawnee, Kan. ... 13



While the drivers participating in ‘The Hunt’ will be grappling for their piece of more than $60,000 in year-end points fund cash and thousands in contingency awards, all entrants will lock horns on a nightly basis for at least $3,000 to win ($5,000 to win with the Big Dog Buy-In) and nearly $400,000 in prize money up for grabs during the 17-race campaign.

More than $40,000 in points fund money has already been doled out to top points-getters in the three regional campaigns, with another $50,000 or more in points fund cash earmarked for drivers in the Hunt for the USMTS Casey's Cup. The champion will pocket at least $15,000, and any driver competing in all events during ‘The Hunt’ will earn a minimum of $1,000 at season’s end.

MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY is located 3.0 miles north of Fountain City on Wisconsin Highway 35. For more information, call 608-687-3282 or visit www.mississippithunder.com on the World Wide Web.

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MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY is presenting its 2013 'FIFTH ANNIVERSARY SEASON' of top-notch dirt track action in Fountain City, WI. The high-banked 1/3 mile dark-clay oval is quickly becoming known as one of the best speedways in the upper Midwest presenting dirt track racing in a fan and family friendly atmosphere every Friday night throughout the racing season.

For all details, continue visiting the MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY web site: www.MississippiThunder.com

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