SUPRS Heads to Las Vegas for Jeff Russell Special

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Jeff Russell was critically injured during the last practice session for the Supermodified Racing Association, (SMRA)”Night of Fire” event at The Bullring in Las Vegas, NV on October 30, 2010.

Jeff continues to recover from Traumatic Brain Injury and has fought hard to learn how to walk, talk, and function normally since his accident. His battle is not over, and probably never will be, but with his dogged determination and the never ending support of his family, he has come further than many ever believed he could.

The seven years of medical bills have been hard on his family, but you can help. All donations to the Dion Parish Memorial Benevolent Fund for Supermodifieds, received between 4/18-4/21 will be sent to the Jeff Russell Road to Recovery Fund. Click “Donate” in the main navigation to help aid in Jeff’s continued healing and recovery.

You can visit Jeff Russell’s website to leave a note of encouragement and just to say you are thinking about him


Rocket Rob Survives Rocky Night at The Bullring

SUPRS Presidents Day-Veterans Day combo poster

Sand, Jr. DQ’d late in Race, Rob Warren Claims President’s Day Special Las Vegas, NV – February 16, 2016…In a night filled with attrition, but highlighted with close racing action, Rob Warren of Pulaski, NY crossed the finish line on fumes to win the Supermodified Ultimate Pavement Racing Series,(SUPRS), President’s …

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Quick Results: Warren Survives Bullring Brawl

SUPRS Presidents Day-Veterans Day combo poster

Las Vegas, NV – February 16, 2016…In a night filled with attrition, but highlighted with close racing action, Rob Warren of Pulaski, NY crossed the finish line on fumes to win the Supermodified Ultimate Pavement Racing Series,(SUPRS), President’s Day Special race at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Bob …

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President’s Day Special Kicks off SUPRS 3-Week Western Swing

Goshen, IN – February 15, 2016….The Supermodified Ultimate Pavement Racing Series,(SUPRS), will embark on their three-week “Winter Western Swing” when they strike up the band on February 16 to play “Hail to the Chief”  for the President’s Day Special.

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The western adventure marks the first time the President’s Day Special will be run as a a rFactor race and will be contested for the first time other than New River Valley Speedway or New Hampshire International Speedway. The Bullring  at Las Vegas Motor Speedway will play host to the 75 lap feature and in another first, the racers will roll out their non-wing supermodifieds to go for the win in this popular race.

The very next night they will move to Madera Speedway, built in-house for SUPRS by resident track building guru, Doug “Flash” Forgue for the re-scheduled Veterans Day Special, which will also be contested using rFactor and non-wing sim racing supermodifieds.

It will be the first time the track will be used by SUPRS, and it’s release is still limited to the beta form. However, SUPRS officials believe that using the Veterans Day make-up feature will offer a good test bed for future use later in the season.

While there are a lot of unknowns heading into the two-day swing, one thing is for certain, it’s not the first time the venue or the format has been altered for the President’s Day Special .

The Presidents’ Day Special hasn’t been run every season during SUPRS 12 year history and it has varied in length from 38 to 75 laps. The race has been run at New Hampshire International Speedway as well as New River Valley Speedway.

John “Bud” Flath of New Jersey won the very first rendition of this popular race at New River Valley Speedway. From 2006 to 2009, New Hampshire International Speedway played host to the Presidents’ Day Special, then was not run from 2010 to 2013. Even so, SUPRS staged races at New River Valley including the popular Veterans’ Day Specials.

Practice for the President’s Day Special online sim supermodified race for rFactor starts at 8pm Tuesday, February 17. The non-wing sim supermodifieds will time trial, run a fast car dash, a heat and a 75 lap feature.

The next night at Madera Speedway, with time trials already having determined the feature line-up, drivers in attendance will get a 45 minute practice sessions starting at 8pm. The drivers meeting will follow at 8:45pm and the green flag will fly for the make-up 75 lap feature at 9pm. Any drivers that show and haven’t already been locked into the field will start the feature based on handicaps. Full format and details are on the SUPRS Schedule page.

The three-week western swing also includes the prestigious 12th Annual Billy Vukovich III Classic 100 at Mesa Marin Raceway presented by Supermodified Scorecard on February 23. This race will use the SUPRS NASCAR Heat wing supermodifieds.

Billy Vukovich III was a three-time starter of Indianapolis 500 Mile Race, the first third generation racer to compete in the race and like his father and grandfather before him was named the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race Rookie of the Year.

Vukovich III was killed at the age of 27 while practicing for a CRA pavement sprint car race at Mesa Marin Speedway on November 25, 1990.

Then on March 3, the SUPRS begin their trek back east when they roll into Phoenix International Raceway for the SUPRS Copper World Classic XII presented by Kern Motorsports. In what is sure to be one of the toughest runs of the season, drivers will have to excel in both wing and non-wing sim racing supermodifieds as well as both NASCAR Heat and rFactor.

25 lap features for each type of car will be used to determine an overall SUPRS Copper World Classic champion.

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

SUPRS President’s Day Special History

  • 2005 President’s Day Special Winner: John “Bud” Flath(New River Valley Speedway-NH-Wing-38 laps)
  • 2006 President’s Day Special Winner: John Davidson(New Hampshire International Speedway-NH-Wing-25 laps)
  • 2007 President’s Day Special Winner: JP Curry(New Hampshire International Speedway-NH-Wing-25 laps)
  • 2008 President’s Day Special Winner: Myles Maxon(New Hampshire International Speedway-NH-Wing-25 laps)
  • 2009 President’s Day Special Winner: Ray Sand, Jr.(New Hampshire International Speedway-NH-Wing-25 laps)
  • 2010 President’s Day Special Winner: No Race
  • 2011 President’s Day Special Winner: No Race
  • 2012 President’s Day Special Winner: No Race
  • 2013 President’s Day Special Winner: No Race
  • 2014 President’s Day Special Winner: Steve Callahan(New River Valley Speedway-NH-Wing-75 laps)
  • 2015 President’s Day Special Winner: Ray Sand, Jr.(New River Valley Speedway-NH-Wing-75 laps)

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SUPRS Veterans Day Special History:

  • 2004 No Race
  • 2005 No Race
  • 2005 No Race
  • 2006 No Race
  • 2007 No Race
  • 2008 Veterans Day Special Winner: John Davidson (New River Valley Speedway-NH-Wing)
  • 2009 Veterans Day Special Winner: Steve Callahan (New River Valley Speedway-NH-Wing)
  • 2010 Veterans Day Special Winner: John Davidson (New River Valley Speedway-NH-Wing)
  • 2011 Veterans Day Special Winner: Dave Biro III (New River Valley Speedway-NH-Wing)
  • 2012 No Race
  • 2013 Veterans Day Special Winner: Carl Becker/Ray Sand, Jr. ( Double Header-Salem Speedway-NH-Wing/Non-Wing)
  • 2014 Veterans Day Special Winner: Rob Warren (Memphis International Speedway-NH-Wing)
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    13th Annual Topless! 200August 24th, 2017
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  • >>>13th Annual<<< SUPRS >>>Topless! 200<<<
    Oswego Speedway
    ***Schedule of Events***
    Friday 08/18/2017 12am –
    Sunday 08/20/2017 7pm
    Sunday 08/20/2017
    SUPRS RACE SERVER OPEN 7pm-11:59pm
    Topless! 200SUPRSNationals ESS Test-n-Tune
    Full 200 lap sim non-wing supermodifieds to test server settings, allow drivers to test fuel load, tire wear.

    • 7:00pm Practice non-wing supermodifieds
    • 7:15pm Drivers Meeting
    • 7:30pm TT NW supermodifieds
    • 7:45pm 200 lap sim
    • 9:00pm open track practice for wing supermodifieds

    Monday 08/21/2017
    SUPRS Test-N-Tune SERVER OPEN 8am-6pm
    Race 13-Finale’ 45

    • 8:00pm-Systems Checks
    • 8:30pm-Hot Laps
    • 8:45pm-Drivers Meeting
    • 9:00pm-Racing
    • 10:30pm-SUPRS Race Server Close

    Tuesday 08/22/2017
    SUPRS Test-N-Tune SERVER OPEN 8am-6pm
    SUPRSNationals ESS 50

    • 7:30pm-SUPRS Race Server Open
    • 8:00pm-Systems Checks
    • 8:15pm-Hot Laps
    • 8:30pm-Drivers Meeting
    • 8:45pm-Time Trials
    • 9:00pm-Racing
    • 10:30pm-SUPRS Race Server Closed

    Wednesday 08/23/2017
    13th Annual Topless! 200 Time Trials

    • 7:30pm-Systems Checks
    • 7:45-8:45pm-Hot Laps (alternating groups all non-wing cars)
    • 8:45pm-Drivers Meeting
    • 9:00pm-Time Trials

    Top two qualifiers locked into 13th Annual Topless! 200 Time Trials

    Tuesday 08/16/2016
    13th Annual Topless! 200
    Qualifying Heats
    B-Main(if needed)
    Main Event

      • Systems Check: 6:45pm-7:00pm
      • Official Practice: 7:00pm-7:15pm-Qualified Cars(10 Laps)
      • Official Practice: 7:15pm-7:30pm-Non-Qualified Cars(10 Laps)
      • Official Practice: 7:30pm-7:45pm-All Cars(Open Pit)
      • Drivers Meeting: 7:45pm-8:00pm
      • SUPRS Live! Stream: 8:00pm
      • Qualifying Heat Races for 13th Annual Topless! 200: 8:00pm 12 Lap
      • 25 Lap B-Main (if needed): 8:15pm
      • Final Warmups Green Track: 8:30pm-8:40pm
      • 13th Annual Topless! 200 Driver Introductions and Pre-Race Festivities: 8:45
      • 13th Annual Topless! 200 GREEN FLAG: 9:00pm

      Guaranteed Starters for 13th Annual Topless! 200

      • Rob Warren-2017 Jim Shampine Memorial Champion
      • Domenic Gioia-2017 The Whistler-Pete Trenca Memorial Champion

      Follow the 13th Annual SUPRS Topless! 200 action all week long with the SUPRS LIVE Ticker

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