The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series is set to return to competition as its quest for a 2013 series champion continues on Saturday May 18 at Cedar Ridge Speedway in Morgantown, KY with an event that will pay $1,500 to the winner.  The event was originally scheduled for April 27, but fell victim to inclement weather.    

The Saturday May 18 event for the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series will take place at Cedar Ridge Speedway in Morgantown, KY.  The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series will present a full program of practice, A-B group time trials, qualifying heats, B-Mains, and the $1,500 to win/$200 to start A-Main event.  Also on the racing card at Cedar Ridge Speedway on Saturday May 18 will be Limited Late Models, Street Stocks, Pure Stocks, Cruisers, Rusty Bolts, and UMP Mini Stocks

Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series Cedar Ridge Speedway May 18, 2013 A-Main Payout:  1st- $1,500, 2nd- $750, 3rd- $600, 4th- $550, 5th- $500, 6th- $450, 7th- $400, 8th- $350, 9th- $325, 10th- $300, 11th- $275, 12th- $250, 13th- $230, 14th- $220, 15th through 22nd- $200 to start

Activities for the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series event at Cedar Ridge Speedway on Saturday May 18 will see the pit area open at 3:00 p.m. and the general admission area open at 3:00 p.m.  Pill draw closes at 5:30, with practice laps set for 5:45 p.m.  Time trials will begin at 6:00 p.m., with racing immediately following time trials.  All times listed are CDT.  Ticket prices for this May 18 event at Cedar Ridge Speedway in the general admission area are $10 for adults (ages 12 and over), children ages 5 to 11 will be $2, children ages 4 and under are free, and a pit pass will be $30.

Cedar Ridge Speedway is located at 3895 Rochester Road just 2 miles west of Morgantown, KY off of exit 29 of the William Natcher Parkway on KY Hwy. 70.  For more information about Cedar Ridge Speedway, contact the track office at (270) 662-0021or by visiting the track’s internet webpage at www.cedarridgespeedway.com.  

The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series will present UMP Modified sanctioned dirt track sports entertainment at racing venues throughout Kentucky, Illinois, Ohio, and Tennessee.  For more information concerning the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series, contact series race director Shane Mugavin at (270) 361-7324 or by email at shane@mugavin.com or visit the series webpage at www.americanmodifiedseries.com, along with Facebook and Twitter at American Modified Series.

Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series 2013 Tour Schedule
*April 13- Smoky Mountain Speedway (Maryville, TN)- $3,000 to win/$225 to start (Bryan Barber)
*May 18- Cedar Ridge Speedway (Morgantown, KY)- $1,500 to win/$200 to start
*June 21- Moler Raceway Park (Williamsburg, OH)- $1,500 to win/$200 to start
*June 22- Florence Speedway (Union, KY)- $1,500 to win/$200 to start
*July 12- To Be Announced
*July 13- Cedar Ridge Speedway (Morgantown, KY)- $3,000 to win/$225 to start
*July 19- 191 Speedway (Campton, KY)- $1,500 to win/$200 to start
*July 20- 201 Speedway (Sitka, KY)- $1,500 to win/$200 to start
*August 30- Farmer City Raceway (Farmer City, IL)- $3,000 to win/$225 to start
*August 31- Fairbury’s American Legion Speedway (Fairbury, IL)- $5,000 to win/$250 to start
*September 1- Spoon River Speedway (Canton, IL)- $5,000 to win/$250 to start
*October 26- Florence Speedway (Union, KY)- $5,000 to win/$250 to start

2013 Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series Current Top Ten Point Standings (after 4/13/ 2013)
1.    Bryan Barber- 260
2.    Matt Cooper- 230
3.    Derek Fisher- 220
4.    Joey Kramer- 210
5.    Josh Ferguson- 205
6.    Jeff Hamby, Jr.- 200
7.    Matthew Hopper- 195
8.    Ricky Tinch- 190
9.    Rocky Wilson- 185
10.    Shane Stockton- 180

Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series 2013 Official Sponsors
*Summit Racing Equipment (www.summitracing.com)- “Title Sponsor for the American Modified Series and Sponsor of Heat Race #1”  
*All Star Performance (www.allstarperformance.com)- “Official Hard Charger of the Race” Award Sponsor
*Arizona Sport Shirts- “Official Merchandise Vendor” of the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series (www.arizonasportshirts.com)
*Crane Cams Ignition Systems- “Official Ignition System” of the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series (www.cranecams.com)
*Quick Car Racing Products (www.quickcar.net)- “$100 Fast Qualifier Award” at all Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series events
*VP Racing Fuels (www.vpracingfuels.com)- “Official Race Fuel” of the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series

Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series 2013 Marketing Partners
*AFCO Racing Shocks (www.afcoracing.com)
*Bad Fast Race Chassis (www.734dirt.com)
*Bandit Race Cars (www.banditracecars.net)
*Bilstein (www.bilsteinus.com)- Presented by B&B Motorsports
*Bob Pierce Race Cars (www.bobpierceracecars.com)
*Dale Meers Race Engines
*Dyers Top Rods (www.dyersrods.com)
*Frankland Racing Equipment (www.franklandracing.com)- “Sponsor of Heat Race #4”
*Hypercoils (www.hypercoils.com)- “Sponsor of Heat Race #3”
*Impressive Race Cars (www.impressiveracecars.com)
*Integra Shocks (www.integrashocksprings.com)
*Jay Dickens Race Engines (www.jaydickens.com)
*Maximum Energy Development
*Mullins Race Engines (www.mullinsraceengines.com)
*PRO Shocks (www.proshocks.com)
*RACEceiver (www.raceceiver.com)
*SpeeDecals Racing Graphics (www.freewebs.com/speedecals/)
*UMP Dirt Car (www.umpracing.com)
*Wehrs Machine (www.wehrsmachine.com)- “Sponsor of B-Mains”
*Wick Oil Company (www.wickoil.com)
*Williams Precision Engines (www.wpespeedshop.com)- “Sponsor of Heat Race #2

Credit: Michael Despain 

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