Ponderosa Speedway Slings the Clay to Begin the Month of May on Friday May 4
Junction City, KY- April 29, 2012- After being closed last week, Ponderosa Speedway track promoter Larry Yantz and co-promoters Chad and Sarah Yantz will return to action on Friday May 4 at the 3/8 mile D-shaped red clay oval known as “Kentucky’s Baddest Bullring” with a full program of exciting, side-by-side racing competition featuring many of the best racers in the area.
The May 4 racing program will feature Good Neighbor Pharmacy Late Models racing for $1,200 to win, Clayton Homes Modifieds racing for $600 to win, Ken Towery’s Auto and Tire Care Sportsman racing for $300 to win, and Bob Allen Motor Mall Street Stocks racing for $200 to win, all in action in a full program of weekly racing series competition. The Late Model, Modified, and Sportsman divisions will time trial, while the Street Stock division will pill draw for heat race starting spots. All drivers will need to visit the registration/payout window to draw for time trial order or heat race starting spots. Also, all divisions will participate in qualifying heat race events that will determine the feature event starting line-ups. RACEceivers are mandatory in all divisions.
Of note, the Bob Allen Motor Mall Street Stock division is now allowed to have decking in the cockpit of the racecar and have the area around the driver box or closed. It is not mandatory that this is done, but it is now legal for the Street Stock division.
Activities for the Friday May 4 racing event will see the pit area open at 4:00 p.m, while the general admission area opens at 5:00 p.m., with the drivers meeting set for 7:00 p.m. Practice laps will begin at 7:15 p.m., followed by time trials at 7:45 p.m., with racing set for the green flag at 8:30 p.m. Ticket prices for the May 4 racing event in the general admission area will be $12 for adults, $5 for children ages 6 to 12, and children ages 5 and under admitted free with a paid adult. A pit pass will be $30.
Ponderosa Speedway May 4, 2012 Event Payoff Schedule
Good Neighbor Pharmacy Late Models (25 laps): 1st- $1,200, 2nd- $600, 3rd- $500, 4th- $400, 5th- $350, 6th- $300, 7th- $250, 8th- $200, 9th- $175, 10th- $150, 11th- $125, 12th through 18th- $100 to start
Clayton Homes Modifieds (20 laps): 1st- $600, 2nd- $350, 3rd- $300, 4th- 250, 5th- $200, 6th- $175, 7th- $150, 8th- $125, 9th- $100, 10th- $85, 11th through 18th- $75
Ken Towery’s Auto and Tire Care Sportsman (15 laps): 1st- $300, 2nd- $200, 3rd- $150, 4th- $125, 5th- $100, 6th- $90, 7th- $80, 8th- $70, 9th- $60, 10th- $55, 11th through 18th- $50
Bob Allen Motor Mall Street Stocks (12 laps): 1st- $200, 2nd- $125, 3rd- $100, 4th- $90, 5th- $80, 6th- $70, 7th- $60, 8th- $55, 9th- $50, 10th- $45, 11th through 18th- $40
Ponderosa Speedway last raced on Friday April 20 and feature event winners included Dustin Neat of Dunnville, KY in Indiana Late Model Series action, J.T. Ayers of New Haven, KY in Clayton Homes Modifieds, and Donnie Sullivan of Stanford, KY in Ken Towery’s Auto and Tire Care Sportsman.
Current track championship points leaders heading into the May 4 event include Dustin Neat of Dunnville, KY in Good Neighbor Pharmacy Late Models, J.T. Ayers of New Haven, KY in Clayton Homes Modifieds, and Donnie Sullivan of Stanford, KY in Ken Towery’s Auto and Tire Care Sportsman.
Ponderosa Speedway is located at 365 Phillips Lane on the Boyle/Lincoln County border, outside of Junction City, KY, just minutes from Danville, KY. Larry Yantz is the track promoter and will present dirt track sports entertainment on Friday and selected Saturday evenings from April through October of the 2012 race season. For more information about racing activities at Ponderosa Speedway, visit the track’s webpage on the internet at www.ponderosaspeedway.net or by phoning Larry Yantz at (606) 510-5331, Chad Yantz at (606) 510-4836, via Twitter @MichaelDespain, or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/groups/131180253585931/. Partons or other interested parties can phone the track at (859) 854-6808 on raceday.