SUPRS Racers Ready to Dig Some Dirt

Goshen, IN – March 29, 2015…The Supermodified Ultimate Pavement Racing Series competitors will be doin’ it in the dirt at Twisted Metal Raceway  Tuesday March 31, 2015.

SUPRS racers will sling dirt at April Fools 50

You read it right, supermodifieds on DIRT! It will be the first time since 2009 that SUPRS has run this track built by Mike Jackson for former member Bud Flath.

According to SUPRS records, there’s only been two sanctioned shows at this track. Once on the pavement version and once on the dirt version.

Practice begins at 8:00pm Tuesday March 31 with the driver’s meeting to follow at 8:15pm. All of the drivers will be looking to set a New Track Record on the dirt when they take to the track at 8:30pm for time-trials. Racing will begin with qualifying heats at 9:oopm

Fans of supermodified racing and online sim racers alike can learn more about the Supermodified Ultimate Pavement Racing Series by visiting www.SUPRS.net“Liking” SUPRS on Facebook, Circling SUPRS on Google+Following @SUPRSOnline on Twitter, and Viewing SUPRS videos on YouTube.

Current Track Record: Ray Sand, Jr.; April 8, 2008; 13.485 (asphalt)

Defending Race Winner: N/A

SUPRS April Fools 50 History at Twisted Metal Raceway

  • 2008 Winner-Kris Heveron (Asphalt)
  • 2009 Winner-Jamie Hartley (Dirt)

Presidents Day Special Returns to New River Valley Speedway

The Supermodified Ultimate Pavement Racing Series stars will strike up the band February 18 to play “Hail to the Chief” as the Presidents Day Special returns to New River Valley Speedway for the first time in three years.

SUPRS Presidents Day Special  race poster by Breeze Graphics

 

The Presidents’ Day Special hasn’t been run every season during SUPRS 10 year history, has varied in length from 38 to 75 laps, and has been contested at New Hampshire International Speedway as well as New River Valley Speedway.

However, the Presidents’ Day Special this year returns to the site of the first rendition of this popular race that happened in 2005 when John “Bud” Flath of New Jersey won.

From 2006 to 2008, New Hampshire International Speedway played host to the Presidents’ Day Special, then was not run from 2009 to 2013. Even so, SUPRS staged races at New River Valley including the popular Veterans’ Day Specials.

Of all the races run at New River Valley Speedway, (Including Presidents’ Day and Veterans’ Day), Steve Callahan has the best winning record of two with his first coming in the 2009 and latest in 2012.

Callahan continues his bid for a win in the 2013-14 10th Anniversary Season and is coming off a string of finishes that has seen him come home second in the last four out of five SUPRS races and looked extremely fast in an open practice session held Sunday February 16.

For the first time ever the Paved Modifieds will race at New River Valley for a 125 lap race. In the past, the modifieds have joined the supermodifieds at the Presidents’ Day Special with Myles Maxon being the driver with the most modified wins. It is unsure if the 2007-08 Gold Crest Champion will be able to compete at this year’s double header, but if he does, the odds could be stacked in his favor. Last weeks Billy Vukovich III Classic winner Rob Warren is also a top runner in the modifieds and turned in some fast laps in both cars on Sunday.

Practice for both classes start at 8pm Tuesday, February 18. The supermodifieds will Time Trial, run a fast car dash, a heat and a 75 lap feature while the modifieds will Time Trial and then start their 125 lap feature straight up.

See the Format for 2014 Presidents’ Day Special on Schedule Page.

Learn More About Presidents’ Day at History.com

Bud Flath Flies at Derry Ground Hog Day Derby

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Goshen, IN 2/2/05…Punxsutawney Phil wasn’t the only one seeing shadows on Groundhog Day. Try as they might to catch a glimpse of Bud Flath’s TK High Performance #71 Wednesday night, Flath’s fellow SUPRS competitors saw nothing but his fading silhouette as he handily drove to victory in the wild and …

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