Salem Memorial is this weekend for Rebels

By David Smith, Jr., OKTidbits    

OBERLIN, Kan. – The Lucas Oil POWRi United Rebel Sprint Series presented by Mel Hambelton Ford Racing has its sights set on this coming weekend, Aug. 16-17, for the annual Eagle Travel Stop and Convenience Stores Bob Salem Memorial at Oberlin Speedway. 

Friday night’s opener will pay $700 to win for the nights feature finale.

Saturday night will once again see a full set of heat and last chance races for the IMCA Rac­eSaver Sprint Car series with the championship finale paying $1,200 to the winner.

Saturday’s Bob Salem Memorial championship was originally scheduled to pay $1,000 to win. Scott Precision Aerial added the extra $200.

Both Friday and Saturday shows see gates open at 4 p.m. with race action slated for 7:30 p.m. Grandstand adult general admission will be $15 each night while ages 7-12 will be $10. Children ages 6 and under will be admitted into the grandstands for free.