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The Renegades of Dirt Modified Tour is just one day away from marching through the Mountain State in a first ever true West Virginia triple header for the tour.
The tour will visit a pair of in state speedways for the first time this July 4th weekend while visiting ‘home base’ Tyler County once more. Over $30,000 is up for grabs including $8,000 in race winnings for the UMP Dirt Car based Renegades of Dirt. Saxton, PA’s Michael Altobelli leads the current point standings. It all kicks off tomorrow at the Beckley Raceway Park.
On Thursday July 4th drivers will ‘fire the engines’ with a trek to Mount Hope, WV for a first time battle at Beckley Motorsports Park. The event features the ‘most wanted modifieds in motorsports’ dueling at the 3/8 mile oval for $4,000 to win and $250 to start. Gates open at 4:30pm with Racing at 7pm. General admission is priced at just $15 and pits only $35. The 3rd Annual “Rock & Roll” 40 for UMP RoDT Modifieds will feature the stars of the series including the current top five in points behind Altobelli. Rich Michael Jr, Seth Daniels, Brayden Berry and Drake Troutman duel against local hotshoes Aaron Barley, Chris Meadows and more. For more info visit Beckley Motorsports Park on Facebook.
On Friday night July 5th the tour returns to the friendly confines of Middlebourne, WV as ‘The Bullring’ awaits eager racers for the 15th Annual “Dickson Classic”. The third and final visit of the season by the Renegades of Dirt Modified Tour at Americas Baddest Bullring as part of the 25th Annual Topless 50 program featuring the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series.
Past Winners of the Dickson Classic include: 2018 Taylor Cook, 2017 Shawn Jett, 2016 Chad Smith, 2015 Cody Parker, 2014 Jacob Hawkins, 2013 Rick Aukland, 2012 Deana Groves, 2011 No Race, 2010 Corey Conley, 2009 Kenny Riddle, 2008 Brian Probst, 2007 Paul Wilmoth, 2006 Corey Conley, 2005 Kenny Johnson, 2004 Brent Trimble. Gates open at 3pm. Hotlaps at 6:30pm. General admission is $30 with pits priced at $40. For more info visit www.tylercountyspeedwayonline.com.
On Saturday July 6th the Renegades of Dirt conclude the three day weekend in Kerens, WV at the Elkins Raceway. For the first time ever the tour invades ‘Thunder in the Mountains’ as part of a big night of racing action featuring the $5,200 to win “Red Frederick Memorial” for Super Late Models. The Renegades will shootout for a $2,000 to win, $150 to start prize pool. A stellar field of regional modified stars is expected for the $2K top prize such as tour regulars Mark & Travis Dickson, Kenny Johnson, Carl McKinney, Chad Roush, Daniel Hill, Mitch Thomas, Justin Hart along with many more Elkins track standouts like Dave Defibaugh, Phil Jefferies, Mike Murphy among others. Gates open at 5pm, racing at 7pm. General admission is only $15 with pits set at $35. Kids 12 & Under are free. For more info visit Elkins on Facebook at www.facebook.com/elkinsraceway.
‘The Boys Are Back!’ Making their national return in 2019 for more information regarding the Renegades of Dirt Modified Tour visit the Renegades of Dirt online at www.renegadesofdirt.com. You can also call Renegade Offices anytime for further information @ 304.771.5051. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/rodconnect or on Twitter at www.twitter.com/renegadesofdirt.