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Impressive List Of Outlaws To Battle At Ocala

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With time winding down until Friday night's debut of the World of Outlaws Late Model Series at Ocala Speedway, the final confirmations are coming in from the race teams which plan to challenge each other and Florida's oldest speedway.  As the list grows so does the celebrity of the names that it contains, and the list of local racers who plan to take on the top names in dirt late model racing continues to expand as well.  And with $10,000 going to the winner of the 50 lap main event, both lists could balloon even more by race time.

As of Wednesday night, World of Outlaws Late Model Series regulars planning to be at Ocala Speedway include Steve Francis, Darrell Lanigan, Chub Frank, Tim McCreadie, Josh Richards, Tim Fuller, and many others.  Other racers are expected, and some have indicated their intentions to race at Ocala via their websites, but officials have yet to receive their commitment announcements by press time.  It is the policy of Ocala Speedway not to publish the names of any racers that have not officially committed to appearing.

Ocala Speedway owner Mike Peters says that he has been contacted by at least 10 racers who are more familiar to the local crowd, including Ocala's own Ivedent Lloyd Jr.  Local fans know that the late model racers form the Florida and south Georgia area are tough, and will enjoy seeing them match up against the best of the best from the World of Outlaws.  It all adds up to somewhere between 30 and 40 cars vying for 24 starting positions in the feature event.

In addition to the World of Outlaws Late Models, fans will get to see the Ocala Speedway Hobby Stock Division make their first laps on the clay with $1000 going to the winner.  First time Hobby Stock contenders are slated to do battle with divisional veterans, and some who normally race elsewhere will be tempted to go for the money at Ocala on Friday.

Ocala's Mini Stocks also will be racing, making Friday their second outing in 2010.  After a surprising outcome on opening night where race leader Keith Briggs pulled out in the final laps, another tough field of contenders will be out to challenge the 2009 Division Champion, Paul Combast, for this year's title.

The pit gate will open at 1PM and the grandstand gates will open at 5.  There is no reserved seating so fans are urged to come early for the best seats and enjoy the pre race festivities, including qualifying.  Heat races will begin at 8PM, followed by B mains and feature events.  For more information, go to www.OcalaSpeedway.com, or phone the track at 352-622-9400.

April 21, 2014

Summerland 2014 Music Festival to play North Central Florida!

by BRP Media
Ocala, Florida: Gainesville/Ocala CHR/Top 40 radio station All the Hits Q92 (WMFQ 92.9) announces the Summerland 2014 Music Festival on Sunday June 15th at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala. The Summerland 2014 Music Festival headliner Everclear, Billboard’s Modern Rock Artists of the Year in 1998 with multiple hit songs including “Santa Monica”, “Father of Mine”, and “Everything to Everyone”, joins Soul Asylum, Eve 6, and Spacehog, for a family friendly day of affordable entertainment on Father’s Day. “All the Hits Q92 is committed to bringing major national talent to North Central Florida,” says Bill Barr, Director of Programming for Q92. “The Summerland 2014 Music Festival is a perfect fit for our area featuring world class artists and a great family friendly venue for the show!” Barr added, “This show starts at $22… we hope all moms, dads, kids, and grandparents come out to enjoy a day of affordable music! This is just the beginning of our 2014 live concert series right here in our hometown!” “With so many music fans having to travel over an hour to see a concert, it is exciting to be able to bring in top-notch world class concerts to North Central Florida”, said Chad Hallmark, Director of Client Services for Long Island Events. “Our goal is to bring our listeners their favorite artists, not just once or twice… we will do it all year long!” Summerland 2014, featuring Everclear, Eve 6, Soul Asylum, and Spacehog, will be hosted at Bubba Raceway Park located at 9050 NW… read more
April 06, 2014

Jeff Mathews Wins 2014 Mike Peters Open in Memory of Niokoa Johnson

by BRP Media
Winner of the 2014 Mike Peters Open in Memory of Niokoa Johnson is the #33 of Jeff Mathews!!! Congratulations to Jeff and thank you so much to all the fans who came out to support the Johnson family. The support of the entire racing community has… read more
April 04, 2014

Dick Berggren's Speedway Illustrated, will be at Bubba's Raceway Park on Saturday, April 5th

by BRP Media
National Racing Magazine, Dick Berggren's Speedway Illustrated, will be at Bubba's Raceway Park on Saturday, April 5th to assist in raising donations in memory or Niokoa Johnson. Speedway Illustrated directs its focus toward hometown tracks, the… read more
March 28, 2014

Bubba Raceway Park will be holding The Mike Peters Open in Memory of Niokoa Johnson

by BRP Media
Next Saturday April 5th Bubba Raceway Park will be holding The Mike Peters Open in Memory of Niokoa Johnson who tragically lost her life after injuries she sustained while racing on March 22nd. The Gladiator class will be running a special 17 lap… read more
March 15, 2014

Bubba Raceway Park Results for 03/15/2014 (2)

by BRP Media
Modified - Feature Finish Start Car Driver Hometown Race Points 1 3 64 Austin Sanders Seffner , Fl 50.00 2 1 65 Billy "shane" Nichols Ocala , Fl 48.00 3 5 00B Buzzy Reutimann Zephyrhills , Fl 46.00 4 8 61 Ronald Soltis Ocala , Fl 44.00 5 4 10… read more
March 09, 2014

Bubba Raceway Park Results for 03/08/2014

by BRP Media
Bubba Army Sprints - Feature Finish Start Car Driver Hometown Race Points 1 2 24 Danny Martin, Jr. Sarasota , Fl 0.00 2 1 83 Mark Ruel, Jr. Jacksonville , Fl 0.00 3 3 88 Sport Allen - 0.00 4 8 52 Shane Kreidler - 0.00 5 12 38 Tony Agin Ft. Myers, Fl… read more
March 04, 2014

OPENING NIGHT HONORS TO RHOADS, STALNAKER, SNYDER, APPLEBY AND WHITENER

by BRP Media
OPENING NIGHT HONORS TO RHOADS, STALNAKER, SNYDER, APPLEBY AND WHITENER ON A BEAUTIFUL CLEAR SATURDAY NIGHT, THE 2014 SEASON OPENER WAS READY TO GO. HEAT RACE ACTION FOR THE BUBBA ARMY HOBBY STOCKS WAS WON BY MIKE STALNAKER AND SEAN MONAGHAN. THE… read more
March 02, 2014

Bubba Raceway Park Results for 03/01/2014

by BRP Media
Late Model - Feature Finish Start Car Driver Hometown Race Points 1 5 58 Mark Whitener Middleburg , Fl 50.00 2 6 32 Phillip Cobb Riverview , Fl 48.00 3 3 40B Kyle Bronson Brandon , Fl 46.00 4 7 59 Jake Perkins - 44.00 5 4 14T Tyler Clem - 42.00 6 8… read more

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