The 19th Annual Tony Roper Memorial will be held Sunday, May 26 at the Lebanon Midway Speedway with race time set for 7:30 with Out-Pace USRA B-Mods competing for national points in the Summit USRA Weekly Racing Series as well as the CP-Carrillo Central Region presented by MVT.
Presented by S&S U-Pull-It Auto Parts, the main event will pay $500 to win and $50 to start. Passing points will be used to determine the feature race line-ups and FK Rod Ends will award a $100 bonus to the race's hard charger who advances the most positions.
Admission is $20 for ages 13 and older with discounts for seniors and members of the military. Kids ages 8-12 are just $5 and children 7 and under get in for free. Pit passes are $35 or $10 for kids 12 years old and younger.
Grandstand gates will open at 5 p.m. with the pits scheduled to open at 4:30. Hot laps are set for 6:30 and racing gets undereway at 7:30. Other classes include the Malvern Bank Cash Money Super Dirt Late Models, Midwest Modifieds, Pure Stocks, Hornets and Kidz Cruisers.
Join us as we pay honor to Tony Roper—one of the Ozarks great talents who cut his teeth on local dirt and asphalt tracks before going to the upper traveling classes and eventually on to a career NASCAR.
More information is available at MidwaySpeedway.net and on the track's Facebook page.