Kansas Thunder Series opens this weekend

By Mike Hughes

STOCKTON, Kan. – The Kansas Thunder Series half-mile Shootout will kick off its season this Sunday evening, July 2 at Rooks County Speedway in Stockton.

There is a total of six races in the series.

The 2017 schedule includes: Sunday, July 2 – Rooks County Speedway, Stockton; Wednesday, July 26 – Osborne Speedway, Osborne (fair); Thursday, July 27 – Osborne Speedway, Os­borne (fair); Saturday, July 29 – Elmwood Park Speedway, Norton (fair); Thursday, Aug. 17 – Rooks County Speedway, Stockton (fair); Friday, Aug. 18 – Rooks County Speedway, Stockton (fair).

Race time each night is 7 p.m. with the pits opening at 4 p.m.  All races will be draw-redraw.

IMCA-sanctioned Modifieds, Stock Cars, Northern Sport Mods and Hobby Stocks will compete each night, with the exception of the Friday, Aug. 18 race at Stockton which will feature the United Re­bel Sprint Series 305 Sprint Cars, Bombers, Cruisers, and the Kansas Antique Racers.

For more information, contact Don Bolt at 785 678-8121 or Dean Kester at 785 425-8432.