It’s a Big Friday this Week at Madison

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When: Friday, May 24th

Where: Madison International Speedway

Who: Big 8 Late Models, Mid Am Racing Series, Legends, and Bandoleros

Times: Pit gates open at 2:30 / Practice at 4:45 / Grandstands open at 6:00 / Qualifying at 6:15 / Opening Ceremonies 7:25 / Let’s Go Racing at 7:30

Prices: Adults $20 / Seniors 62+ and Whelen Heroes $18 / Students 12-17 $10 / Kids 6-11 $5 / Five and Under Free / Family Ticket (two adults and up to four students / kids) $40

Free Checkered Flag for first 500 kids

2023 Results
Big 8- Jon Reynolds Jr. (May) and Dale Nottestad (August)
Mid Am: Josh Nelms (May) and Rick Redig-Tackman (August)
Legends: Ben Massmann (August)
Bandoleros: Bentley Thompson / Penn Sauter (May) and Axel Oldenhoff (August)


Big 8 Late Models: This will be the 25th Big 8 Race at Madison dating back to 2005 when Tim Sauter was the winner. There have been fourteen different winners led by Jeremy Miller with five wins and Dale Nottestad with four. Big 8 track record was set in 2016 by Miller with a lap of 18.441 (97.61 mph).

Mid Am: This will be the 21st Mid Am race at Madison. The first race was held in 1997 and was won by Jason Hicks. Jeremy Spoonmore has four wins while Bill Prietzel has three wins. A total of 13 different drivers have wins at Madison. Mid Am track record was set by James Swan in 2006 with a lap of 19.166 (93.92 mph).

Legends: This will be the 90th Legends race at Madison dating when two races were run in 1996. The Legends ran weekly from 2007-2014. Track record on the Ring of Fire is a 13.662 (65.88 mph) set by Cory Talaska in 2014.

Bandoleros: This will be the 32nd Bandoleros race at Madison. Track record on the Ring of Fire is 14.584 (61.711 mph) set last year by Axel Oldenhoff.

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