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Belle-Clair Speedway’s 2016 Schedule Released

Millstadt, IL – The 2016 schedule for Belle-Clair Speedway has been released featuring 27 events.  The season will begin with a Test N Tune on Saturday, March 12th before returning to running mainly Friday night events.  Running a mix of racecars, Belle-Clair will again continue to host UMP Late Models, Modifieds, B-Mods, Pure Stocks, and POWRi Midgets and Micros, while adding Mod Lites/Dwarfs and the WAR Sprint Series.  The Mod Lite/Dwarf division has been added to help out Doe Run.

2016 will officially kick off with the Shamrock 40 on Friday, March 18th paying $1500 to WIN for Late Models and $750 to WIN for Modifieds.  This event will be ran in conjunction with Highland Speedway’s Lucky 40 event on Saturday, March 19th.

In addition to the Shamrock 40, Belle-Clair will be hosting fan favorite events including the Scott Credit Union Fan Appreciation Night, the Klein Klassic “28,” Scott Credit Union Military Night, UMP Summer Nationals, the TTG 100, Arnie Knepper Memorial, and the Charlene Meents Memorial.  Belle-Clair will also host the Wednesday night portion of Illinois SPEED Week featuring POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets, POWRi Speedway Motors Micros, and POWRi Division II Midgets.

Bringing a new twist for 2016, Belle-Clair will host the POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micros for a special two-day event during Memorial Day Weekend, deemed the Bull Ring Nationals.  Also new to the schedule, Friday, April 15th will be the first appearance for the WAR Sprints during the Non-Wing Nationals.  The WAR Series will return for the King of Non-Wing on Friday, July 8th.

2016 will wrap up with the Season Championship on Friday, September 2nd featuring UMP Late Models, Modifieds, B-Mods, Pure Stocks and Micros.  The Belleville Bash and the Meents Memorial will run on Friday, September 30th and Saturday, October 1st hosting POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets and POWRi Speedway Motors Micros.

Date    Event  Classes

Sat, March 12th         Test – N -Tune           All Classes Welcome

Fri, March 18th         “Shamrock 40”          UMP Late Models, Modifieds, B-Mods, Pure Stocks & Micros

Fri, March 25th         Closed Happy Easter

Fri, April 1st   Bob Johnston Classic            UMP Late Models & Big Ten Late Models, Modifieds, B-Mods, Pure Stocks & Micros

Fri, April 8th   Southern IL. Shootout          UMP Modifieds, B-Mods, Pure Stocks, Micros & Mod Lites/Dwarfs

Fri, April 15th            Non Wing Nationals  WAR Sprints, POWRi Micro’s & Mod Lites/Dwarfs

Fri, April 29th            Spring Fling   POWRi National Midget’s, Micros & Mod Lites/Dwarfs

Fri, May 6th   Scott Credit Union                       Fan Appreciation            UMP Modifieds, B-Mods, Pure Stocks, Micros & Mod Lites/Dwarfs

Fri, May 13th Klein Klassic “28”      UMP Late Models, Modifieds, B-Mods, Pure Stocks & POWRi Micros

Thur, May 26th         Test – N -Tune           All Classes Welcome

Fri, May 27th Bull Ring Nationals   POWRi 600cc Outlaw Micro’s

Sat, May 28th Bull Ring Nationals   POWRi 600cc Outlaw Micro’s

Sun, May 29th            BRN Rain Date           POWRi 600cc Outlaw Micro’s

Fri, June 3rd  Closed Shriners Circus

Wed, June 8th            Open Wheel           Wednesday        Illinois SPEED Week     POWRi National Midgets, Micros & Division II Midgets

Fri, June 17th Summer Sizzler         UMP Late Models, Modifieds, B-Mods, Pure Stocks & Micros

Fri, June 24th Battle of the Board Wall       POWRi National Midget’s, Micros & Mod Lites/Dwarfs

Wed, June 29th          UMP Summer Nationals       UMP Late Models, Modifieds & B-Mods

Fri, July 1st     Closed Independence Day Weekend

Fri, July 8th    King of Non Wing      WAR Sprints, POWRi Micro’s, Mod Lites & Kid Modz

Fri, July 15     Knepper Memorial    POWRi National Midget’s, Micros & Mod Lites/Dwarfs

Fri, July 29th  Scott Credit Union          Military Night       UMP Late Models, Modifieds, B-Mods, Pure Stocks & Micros

Fri, Aug 5th    TTG 100 Lapper       UMP Late Models, Modifieds, B-Mods, Pure Stocks, Micros & Kid Modz

Sat, Aug 13th Demo Derby  Demolition Derby

Fri, Sept 2nd  Season Championship          UMP Late Models, Modifieds, B-Mods, Pure Stocks & Micros

Fri, Sept 30th Belleville Bash           POWRi National Midget’s & Micros

Sat, Oct 1st     Meents Memorial      POWRi National Midget’s & Micros

For more information, visit www.belleclairspeedway.com.

Contact:

Derek Schuett

POWRi Media

info@powri.com

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