Fireworks and Championships this Friday at Madison

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One night…ten features….fireworks…and the crowning of our 2018 track champions. It’s all on tap this Friday night at Madison International Speedway as part of Whelen Engineering NASCAR Championship Night.

Can it get any better than this?

See the NASCAR Late Models, Dave’s White Rock Sportsman, Pelliterri Waste Systems Bandits, Roto Rooter 6Shooters, and the Upper Midwest Vintage Series all competing in double features. Share in the excitement of season championship night as we crown the Late Models, Sportsman, and Bandit champs. Experience a spectacular fireworks program to close out the season. All this in one action packed night of fun and excitement at Madison.

Zack Riddle, the 2015 Late Model champion, leads the point standings in the Late Models and currently has a 120 point lead (1110-990) over multi-time champion Jeremy Miller. Will Rece (976), Bobby Wilberg (969) and Shaun Scheel (939) complete the top five.

Four time Sportsman champion Robert Hansberry Jr. leads Ray Hellenbrand (1074-1010) going into the final week with a tight three way battle for third between Trevor Robinson (934), Bryan Hellenbrand (924) and Mike Taylor (922).

In the Bandits, Nick Schmidt shows the way with 1195 points followed by McKayla Adams (1010), Bill Kohn and Lyle Phillips each at 933, and Steve Dickson (862). A championship for Schmidt would be his first at Madison.

The Roto Rooter 6Shooters are eager to get back on track after losing their last event to rain. No point standings are maintained in this true “entry level” division that often is a little unpredictable, wild and always exciting. The men and women of the 6Shooters are definitely ready to put on a great show.

The Upper Midwest Vintage Racing Series (UMVRS) comes to Madison known for great looking, fast, old-style stock car racing. After experiencing a couple of recent rainouts, the UMVRS is very ready to get back on track.

Pit gates open at 3:30, practice at 5:00, qualifying at 6:15 and racing at 7:30.

Grandstands open at 6:00 PM. Adult admission is $14.00 / Whelen Heroes and Seniors are $12.00 / Students 12-17 are $8.00 / Kids 6-11 are $5.00 / and 5 and under is free. A “Family” ticket good for two adults and up to four children is just $30.00 a potential savings of up to $30.00.

Season Finale for One on One Street Drags Set for September 13th

There’s one more opportunity to experience the thrills of our 300 foot dragstrip coming up on Thursday, September 13th when we present the September edition on One on One Street Drags and the Shine n Show Contest.

Twenty bracket divisions and more than 200 entries are expected for our final event of the season. If you’re still thinking about competing…come on out. If you haven’t been here to watch…come on out.

Pit passes and grandstand admission is $10.00. It’s only $10.00 per bracket with eligible vehicles able to compete in more than one bracket.

It’s great family fun, but you only have one more chance to experience it in 2018.