Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Rumble In The Rockies

KALISPELL, Montana — Officials with Montana Raceway Park in conjunction with TTC Thornton have announced a two-day ticket package for the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West Rumble in the Rockies set for August 5-7.

Also racing that weekend will be the MRP Super Stocks and a 125-lap super late model shootout that offers a $5,000 payout to the winner.

Fans will see over 400 laps of qualifying and racing in a two-day period for $50. Purse structures offered that weekend provide over $100,000 in opportunities for drivers in three competitive divisions. The ticket includes admission to Fanfest on Thursday, Aug. 5 with dinner provided by Montana Raceway Park, and on-track autograph session that evening followed by a full racing program on Friday, August 6.

Friday will feature super stock and late model qualifying, positioning races, a full test and tune session for the NASCAR West Series competitors with a 35-lap Super Stock main event to wrap-up the night’s program. The Best of the West 125 for late model teams and the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West Toyota NAPA Bonus Challenge set for 150 laps of racing on Saturday night highlights three-days of activity.

“To have TTC Thornton put together a great weekend of racing, offer a good value for the fans and have the NASCAR Pro Series West race on SPEED-TV is a great accomplishment for our facility,” said general manager and promoter Justin Rody. “To have the support of Bill McAnally Racing, NASCAR, Toyota, NAPA, TTC, Fun Beverage, Bee Broadcasting all providing an opportunity for the top drivers in the country to come to Montana Raceway Park will make this the best Rumble in the Rockies we’ve held here in the Flathead Valley.”

Leading the charge of talent coming for the 2010 Rumble in the Rockies is Eric Holmes, current NASCAR K&N Pro Series West championship points leader. The driver of the No. 20 NAPA Auto Parts Toyota Camry for Bill McAnally Racing got his season off to a rough start in Roseville, Calif.

in late March but since that time has earned six top-10 finishes across the season’s schedule and has a wins at Phoenix International Raceway and Douglas County Raceway.

Four-time Coors Light Montana 200 champion, Gary Lewis, is set to return for the Best in the West 125 for the late models and is expected to compete in the Toyota NAPA Bonus Challenge for the West Series competitors.

Ticket sales for the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West/Best in the West Rumble in the Rockies scheduled for Aug. 5-7 at Montana Raceway Park are offered at Purchasing online gives fans the opportunity to print their ticket and avoid lines at the entry gates. Texting MTRACE to

91011 is encouraged for the fastest news about the Rumble in the Rockies weekend delivered to a fans cellular phone.

For more information about Montana Raceway Park, call (406) 257-RACE (7223).

Source — Montana Raceway Park/dp

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