July 1, 2013
Richmond, KY – Richmond Raceway Promoters are preparing for the biggest
event of the season; the 26th Annual Paul Butterball™ Wooldridge Memorial,
on Saturday July 13. For the first time ever the event is paying $7500 to
win and $750 to start. Tax Wise Open Wheel Modifieds will be racing for
$1000 to win and Sportsman will be racing for a $600 payday.
Big name drivers from all over the east coast are expected to be in
attendance. Be sure to come out to Butterball™ to see if the two time
defending champion, Josh McGuire, can make it three in row or if someone
will triumph over him.
Also up for grabs is a $100 hard charger award from Hager Cabinets and
Building Supplies, your one stop shop in Richmond, KY for your building
needs. As well as another award of $100 going to the fastest qualifier
from Frank Revel of Revelution Chassis, Richmond, KY.
Gates in the grandstand area open at 5:00, admission prices for this
weekend are $25 for adults, children 6-12 are $5 and kids 5 and under are
FREE! On the pit side the gates open at 3:30. Admission prices are still
FREE to children 5 and under, $10 for kids 6-12, and $40 for ages 13 and
up. Pill draw ends promptly at 6:00 with the drivers meeting set for 6:30
and hot laps shortly after. Raceceivers are mandatory for every driver in
all divisions at Richmond Raceway. These will be checked randomly
throughout the evening.
Late Model drivers be sure to sign in with the Richmond Raceway Officials
as usual to fill out driver information cards and 1099 information as well
as Professional Motorsports Officials to receive your scoring transponder.
The entry fee for Butterball™ is $100. This fee includes your
transponder rental however they will still have to have a credit card on
file or a deposit to ensure you return their undamaged equipment. $50 tow
money will be paid to drivers not transferring to the A-main but
participating in the consolation races. Random tire sampling will be done
throughout the night. Richmond Raceway officials will retain the winner’s
purse and any other racer’s tires they randomly sample until results from
the sample are received from the lab.
The 26th Paul Butterball™ Wooldridge Memorial rain date is set for July
20. Then the most exciting night at the track for the young race fans;
Kids Extravaganza is on August 3. Many more special events are planned
for the season. We’ll see you trackside at 328 Greens Crossing Road,
Richmond, KY 40475.
Note to Four Cylinder Division Drivers… Since you are not racing this
evening, the drivers that were signed in last week will receive
Butterball™ admission for a regular racing night prices ($30). Your name
will be on the list at the pit admission booth. An ID will be required.
Weather is looking good a