Today (Monday, July 3rd) is Race Day! The second of two races over the Fourth of July Holiday Weekend for the American Ethanol Modified Tour presented by Allstar Performance is the first signature event of the AEMODT’s inaugural campaign. The fast ¼ (0.250) mile semi-banked dirt oval of Merritt Speedway, located west of Houghton Lake in Lake City, Michigan will host the Inaugural Merritt Allstar Performance Classic, which will see the winner take home a whopping $10,000 check.
This event also serves as the final round of the tracks Allstar Performance $15,000 Clean Sweep Challenge. Jacob Poel, the winner of the last AEMODT race at Hartford Speedway on June 30th has the opportunity to win an unprecedented $25,000 total in prize money tonight alone, which includes the bonus for sweeping all three DIRTcar UMP Modified Features in three days at the Lake City, Michigan speed plant.
This is in addition to the $10,000 payday for potentially winning the Feature tonight which is all part of the tracks mammoth three-days of racing, part of the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort Independence Weekend. Additionally, with his win at Hartford ($1,500) as well as the first two victories at Merritt ($1,500 each) he could end the Fourth of July Holiday, including AEMODT contingency earnings from Hartford and tonight, with a grand total of over $30,000.
Schedule of Events – Monday, July 3rd, 2017 – Merritt Speedway – Lake City, Michigan
3:00p.m. - Pit Gates Open / AEMODT Draw Opens
5:00p.m. – AEMODT Draw Closes / AEMODT Drivers Meeting
5:30p.m. – AEMODT Hot Laps
6:00p.m. – AEMODT ISKY Racing Cams Qualifying
6:55p.m. – Pre-Race Ceremonies
7:00p.m. – Racing Begins
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