Today (Friday, June 30th) is Race Day! Kicking off the Fourth of July Holiday Weekend, the American Ethanol Modified Tour presented by Allstar Performance returns to action for the one and only appearance at Hartford Speedway in Hartford, Michigan. The newly constructed 3/8s (0.375) mile high-banked dirt oval is the site for the Allstar Performance 30, Race #5 of the inaugural 2017 racing season for the AEMODT.
David Mielke, the inaugural AEMODT event winner at Thunderbird Raceway back on May 27th is the current points leader in the tracks DIRTcar UMP Modified division with three feature wins in four starts. Current AEMODT points leader, Jacob Poel, the winner of two of the last three AEMODT features, including this past Sunday, Juny 25th at I-96 Speedway, is also the only other weekly event winner at Hartford besides Mielke.
Joe Rokos is third in the points and has finishes of a third, another third, a second and a fourth in the first four AEMODT events and is seeking that first AEMODT victory. Chad Bauer is fourth in points while Baer Field Motorsports Park winner, Brian Brindley complete the top five in AEMODT points. QuickCar Racing Products Rookie of the Year points leader, Josh Scott has already built up a huge lead in the freshman title chase as he has a whopping 76-point advantage over fellow Buckeye State competitor, Brian Przepiora. Collin Thirlby, not a rookie, is within striking distance of the top five overall after a string of solid runs including a second at I-96 last Sunday.
Schedule of Events – Friday, June 30th, 2017 – Hartford Speedway – Hartford, Michigan
4:00pm - Pit Gates Open / AEMODT Draw Opens
6:30pm – AEMODT Draw Closes / AEMODT Drivers Meeting
7:00pm - Stock Car Hot Laps
AEMODT Hot Laps (Report directly to infield after hot laps for qualifying staging)
Cyber Stock Hot Laps
Local Drivers Meeting
8:00pm Stock Car Dash
AEMODT Heats (10)
Stock Car Heats (8)
Cyber Stock Heats (8)
Local B-Mains (if needed)
AEMODT Last Chance Race (12-15)
Stock Car A-Main (20)
AEMODT A-Main (30)
Cyber Stock A-Main (15)
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