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Speedway “Salutes the Troops”

Tyler County Speedway hosts veterans and Monster Trucks

July 9, 2014
Tyler Star News

It was a "Big Bad night" on July 4 as the Monster Truck Summer Nationals invaded the Tyler County Speedway. Monster Machines such as "The Equalizer", "Red Solo Truck" and "Bad News Travels Fast" were all part of the in-car crushing action at the speedway.

Also on the card were the Mini Wedge National Championship, Hotmods, Modlites, and 4 Cylinders.

On July 5, the Tyler County Speedway honored America as well as Independence Day when they paid tribute to the Armed Forces as they hosted a "Salute our Troops" night at the races with a full show of racing action featuring the J&R Excavating Super Late Models, Peoples Bank FASTRAK Late Models, Two Brothers Motorsports Modifieds, Modlites, Hotmods, 4 Cylinders and MWRA Mini Wedges!

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Tyler County Speedway honored the 119th Engineer Division of the WV National Guard with the National Guard members participating in the flag ceremony, ran the track, and operated the 'pace' vehicle for the Mod Lite division.

Tyler County Speedway honored the 119th Engineer Division of the WV National Guard with the National Guard members participating in the flag ceremony, ran the track in, and operated the "pace" vehicle for the Mod Lite division.

Coming up on July 12, $5 night will be the main attraction. Fans who bring five armbands from the 2014 season will be able to enter for just five dollars.

A full slate of racing will be on track with Late Models, FASTRAK LateModels, Modifieds, Modlites, Hotmods, 4-Cylinders, and MWRA Mini Wedges.

Located in the scenic West Virginia hills, the Tyler County Speedway is located just four miles south of Middlebourne, on state Route 18 at the Fairgrounds approximately an hour from Wheeling, Clarksburg, and Parkersburg. Tyler County Speedway is considered by fans, drivers, and industry insiders to be one of the raciest tracks in the nation and has been dubbed the 'Bullring' with three- and four-wide racing action being the norm, not the exception.

Tyler County Speedway annually hosts some of the largest and most popular events in the Ohio Valley region! National and regional touring series such as the World of Outlaw Late Model Series, Renegades of Dirt Modified Tour, FASTRAK Racing Series and much more appear frequently. In addition to the incredible Special Event lineup, the Tyler County Speedway Weekly Racing Series consists of the Super Late Models, FASTRAK Late Models, Open Wheel Modifieds, Hotmods, ModLites, FWD 4 Cylinders and MWRA Mini Wedges on Saturday Nights April thru September.

For additional information regarding the 40th Anniversary Season at the Tyler County Speedway follow them online at www.tylercountyspeedwayonline.com, phone the track office at 304-771-6874 or 304-771-5661 or on raceday at 304-758-2660.

 
 
 

 

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