2016 Kupper Chevrolet Dakota Classic Tour dates finalized

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ­–­ With Jamestown Speedway officials recently making their announcement to sanction Modifieds weekly beginning in 2016, dates and locations for the 27th annual Kupper Chevrolet Dakota Classic Tour have been finalized.

Opening night for both Xtreme Motor Sports IMCA Modifieds and IMCA Sunoco Stock Car series will be in Jamestown on Saturday, July 9, at Jamestown Speedway.

On Sunday, July 10, the tour heads north to Minot and Nodak Speedway. The series then goes international on Monday, July 11, at Estevan, Sask., Motor Speedway.

Night four brings the tour back to North Dakota on Tuesday, July 12 at Williston Basin Speedway. From there, the series heads south to Dickinson and Southwest Speedway on Wednesday, July 13.

The series then heads east to Mandan for its traditional Championship Night on Thursday, July 14 at Dacotah Speedway.

Still in the works is a post-tour Modified race at Dacotah Speedway called The Legendary on Friday, July 15. This race has a tentative payout of $10,000 to win, making it the highest paid race in North Dakota racing history according to Series Director John Gartner.

Winners of the six previous tour features will be guaranteed starting spots in the 50-lap feature. To be eligible to qualify for The Legendary, drivers will have to have entered a minimum of three tour races.

Other divisions running during The Legendary are to be announced; all six Dakota Tour features and The Legendary will be 2016 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifying events.

More information is available from Gartner at 701 202-6075.

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