By David Smith Jr., OKTidbits
OBERLIN, Kan. – A busy holiday weekend is just ahead as the Lucas Oil POWRi United Rebel Sprint Series presented by Mel Hambelton Ford Racing kicks off Thursday night atop the Belleville High Banks Speedway in Belleville, Kan., before making lone 2019 appearance at Thunder Hill Speedway in Mayetta on Saturday night.
The Independence Day special will pay $1,000 to win with $200 for all drivers making the feature finale. Gates will open at 5 p.m. with hot laps scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Racing is slated for a 7:30 p.m. start time. Adult general admission tickets are $18 with kids ages 10-17 $10. All children nine and younger will be admitted into the grandstands for free.
A huge firework show follows the races on Thursday night.
After taking Friday night off, the tour will then head east to Thunder Hill Speedway in Mayetta for a special “Clash on the Hill,” Saturday night edition of IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car racing.
Once again, the night’s feature winner will earn $1,000. Gates open at 5 p.m. with racing slated for an approximate 7:30 p.m. start time. Adult grandstand admission is $15 while children 12 and under will be admitted free. Pit passes are $30 while kids ages 12 and under pit passes are $15.
A huge fireworks show will be held after these races as well.