Several significant dirt racing schedule changes have been revealed over the past few days.
Here are some notes regarding those changes:
411 Motor Speedway: The World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series event originally scheduled for October 2, 2021 at the Seymour, Tennessee track has been cancelled. Instead, the Tennessee State Championships will be contested with a $5,000-to-win Super Late Model feature serving as the headline race.
Also on the slate will be the 604 Late Model division racing for a $2,000-to-win purse, 602 Late Models and Open Wheel Modifieds competing for $1,000-to-win each, as well as Classics and Front Wheel Drive cars vying for $500-to-win purses each.
A Test & Tune session will be held on Friday, October 1st with racing set for Saturday, October 2nd.
More details can be found at 411Speedway.net
Lernerville Speedway: The annual Firecracker 100, which has been run under the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series banner in recent years, will move to Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sanction in 2022. The Sarver, Pennsylvania track made the news known on Monday via its Facebook and Twitter pages.
The Firecracker 100 was won on June 26th of this year by Brandon Overton who collected $30,000 for his efforts. According to the track’s post, the 2022 version of the race will dole out $50,000 to its victor with a boost in the purse provided by Big River Steel.
Past winners of this event have included Scott Bloomquist, Tim McCreadie, Chris Madden, Darrell Lanigan and Josh Richards.
The 16th annual Firecracker 100 will be held on June 25, 2022 with the preceding two days being used for preliminary action.
Lernerville Speedway Welcomes the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and its presenting sponsor Big River Steel to the 2022 $50,000 to win Firecracker 100! https://t.co/5Q905g12QN
— Lernerville Speedway (@Lernerville) September 13, 2021
The Dirt Track at Charlotte: The Colossal 100 is coming back to the Dirt Track at Charlotte. The event that ran from 2006-2009 will return to the Dirt Late Model calendar during the week of May 8-14, 2022. The program will be officiated by XR Events, the company that produced the Bristol Dirt Nationals at the Bristol Motor Speedway earlier this year.
The news was made known on Monday via CharlotteMotorSpeedway.com. Further details will be released at a later date.
IT’S GONNA BE COLOSSAL! 💯
Mark those calendars – the Colossal 100 is coming back to The Dirt Track in 2022.
— The Dirt Track (@TheDirtTrack) September 13, 2021