Abilene Speedway hosts Oct. 14-15 Southern Challenge

ABILENE, Texas – Abilene Speedway rolls out the red carpet for four IMCA divisions at its 22nd annual Ryan Bard Memorial Southern Challenge special Friday and Saturday, Oct. 14-15.

Xtreme Motor Sports IMCA Modifieds race for $2,000 to win, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center Southern SportMods both for $1,700 to win and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks for $650 to win.

The Modified feature is a 2017 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifier.

An open practice runs from 6-10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13. Qualifying begins on Friday and Dirt Defender adds to the payout in all four sanctioned divisions.

Pit gates open at 3 p.m. and racing starts at 7 p.m. Friday. Gates open at 2 p.m. and the first green flag waves at 6 p.m. on Saturday.

Grandstand admission is $12 for adults, $10 for military with ID, $5 for kids ages 6-12 and free for five and under. Pit passes are $30.

More information is available from promoter Rob Poor at 325 725-3849 or 325 692-8800, and at the www.abilenespeedway.com website.