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The USAC National Sprint Car Series is preparing for a return to Kansas' Lakeside Speedway. (USAC photo)

USAC Sprints Prepping For Lakeside Return

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – The USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Series field will make its seventh and eighth appearances at Lakeside Speedway’s four-tenths-mile dirt oval during a doubleheader on May 21-22.

An increased payout will be at the forefront both nights, with $6,000 to win and $600 to start in Friday’s feature. Saturday’s A-Main posts a $7,500 top prize and again offers $600 to start.

The event is co-sanctioned by three different USAC series: the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Series, the Wholesale Batteries Midwest Wingless Racing Ass’n and the USAC Wingless Sprints Oklahoma.

The weekend on dirt will feature a pair of full-points shows for the national series.

However, for MWRA, the race will pay feature points only, while for WSO the event will be considered a non-points special event.

Previous USAC national sprint car feature winners on the dirt at Lakeside include Tony Elliott (2001), J.J. Yeley (2001), Robert Ballou (2015 and 2016), Thomas Meseraull (2016) and Brady Bacon (2017).

Tickets will be available at the gate on each race day. However, tickets can also be purchased in advance at www.TracPass.com.

One-day general admission tickets are on sale for $25. Two-day general admission tickets are $45. Tickets for children 12-15 are $10 per day, while kids 11 and under get in free.

Pit passes are available at the track as well as on www.TracPass.com. Pit passes are $30 for members and $35 for non-members. Two-day pit passes can be purchased for $60.

One-day pit passes for children six and under are $15.

Both nights, registration and pit gates open at 3 p.m. CT, with the grandstands and ticket office opening at 5 p.m. and hot laps rolling out at 6:30 p.m., immediately followed by qualifying and racing.

Friday’s action will also include E-Mods and Mod Lites, while Saturday’s event card will feature the E-Mods.

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