Oregon, WI- The Friday night weekly racing purses have been increased by 12% for the upcoming 2022 NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Racing Season at Madison International Speedway. The increase in driver payout for the NASCAR Late Models, Dave’s White Rock MISfitz and Pellitteri Waste System Bandits comes with no increase in pit pass or front gate prices.
The Late Model division which utilizes a ‘Racer Friendly’ one new tire per night rule will now see the feature winner earn $650 per night and every feature starter taking home $240 for their efforts. Likewise, the MISfitz will now pay $350 to win and $115 to start while the Bandits payout is $200 to win and $75 to start their 20 lap weekly feature. Additionally, Double Feature nights of which there is one per month will again pay 70% purse per feature or 140% purse for the night, bumping nightly minimum start money up to $335 for Late Models, $160 for MISfitz and $105 for Bandit teams.
“It was our hope to do this two seasons ago (2020) but we are glad to finally be able to put this plan into action for our teams headed into 2022.” Stated Madison International Speedway co-owner Gregg McKarns, whom along with his wife Angie own and operate the rural Dane County speedway. “With continued support from race teams and race fans alike, the MIS Friday Night programs will continue to grow.”
Weekly Racing at ‘Wisconsin’s Fastest Half Mile’ will begin with Double Features on Friday night May 13th. Street Drags are set to begin on Sunday April 24th followed by the Joe Shear Classic featuring the ARCA Midwest Tour on Sunday afternoon May 1st. Madison International Speedway is located at 1122 Sunrise Rd in Oregon, WI just south of State Highway 138. For additional information including rules, a full 2022 season schedule and directions please visit www.misracing.com.