- September 18, 2012) - Recently-crowned
ARCA Allegiant Late Model Gold Cup Series champion Dakota Carlson of Cedar
Springs, MI has filed his entry for the 24th running of the Great
Lakes Helicopter Glass City 200 Super Late Model invitational Saturday evening,
September 29 at Toledo Speedway. Carlson
tuned up for the 200 by winning the 100 lap feature last Saturday night at the Owosso, MI Speedway.
entry was in the mail box this past weekend, as were several others. Current ARCA/CRA Super Series point leader
Johnny VanDoorn of Coopersville, MI will be at Toledo
for the season-ending 200 lap contest.
VanDoorn won the Miller Lite 100 at Toledo August 17. Johnny’s plans for the weekend start at Toledo with practice
Friday and the race Saturday. His team
will then take the trip down to Lucas Oil Raceway near Indianapolis, IN
for the ARCA/CRA event Sunday afternoon.
Rock and Toledo champion Joe Hawes of Brownstown, MI is also
entered, along with another former Toledo champ
and reigning Toledo Sportsman titlist Ron Allen of Lincoln Park, MI. Barry Hartwell of Ada,
MI and second-generation driver Marcus Malcuit
of Strasburg, OH has also filed entries for the
television provider Buckeye Cable Sports Network (BCSN) and
nationally-recognized short track racing internet site SPEED51 will each
provide coverage of the race.
to the 200 lap outlaw-bodied Late Model invitational, a 40 lap Sportsman
invitational on the ½ mile and a 30 lap race on the ¼ mile for the “X” Cars is
also on the schedule for the 200 weekend.
A cash purse
of over $50,000 has been posted for the event, in addition to over $5000 in
bonus awards and lap money. A driver
could walk away with over $8000 for a victory in the 200. Lap money sponsorship is available at $10 per
lap by calling the track at 419-727-1100.
September 28 is an optional practice day for all teams. The pits will open at 2, with rig parking,
pit pass sales, tire sales and tech taking place. The practice will be held from 5 p.m. to 7
p.m. All purchasers of pit passes on
Friday will receive a free dinner of pulled pork, BBQ chicken, cole slaw,
potatoes and corn on the cob, courtesy of Francis Engineering of Leroy, OH. Admission to the grandstand is free Friday.
schedule has the pit area open at 9:30 a.m., driver’s meeting at 11:30,
practice at 12:15, time trials at 3 and racing at 5 p.m. A rain date of Sunday, September 30 at 1 p.m.
has been established if necessary.
tickets for the event are now available by calling the track at 419-727-1100.
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