Haubstadt, IN – April 29, 2019 – The World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Cars will be making their highly anticipated annual appearance at the Tri-State Speedway on Saturday evening May 4th. This event will be the first race to be held at the quarter mile track in 2019.  The complete Tri-State Speedway season schedule will once again provide a dozen varied special events.

The excitement begins at the Haubstadt oval with qualifications set to begin at 6:30 P.M. C.D.T.  Kyle Larson set fast time last May with a lap of 11.935 seconds.  The existing track record is held by Sammy Swindell at 11.11 seconds. Forty three sprint car drivers were present to attempt qualifications last year.  Racing begins at 7:30 P.M.

World of Outlaws features at Haubstadt have produced victories for 16 different drivers.  The most recent winners include David Gravel with wins in 2018 and 2016, Parker Price-Miller in 2017, and Paul McMahon with two wins in a row in 2014 and 2015.

The Outlaws will be towing North to Haubstadt on the second day of a weekend swing that will have begun Friday night in West Memphis, Arkansas.  The race at Tri-State Speedway is the first of three appearances the World of Outlaws will make at tracks in the Hoosier state in 2019.  The tour will encompass over 90 appearances coast to coast across some 25 states.  This is a great opportunity for race fans across the tri-state area to watch the “Fastest Show on Dirt!”�  The event is sponsored by Patriot Chevy-Buick-GMC and J. Wilderman Autoplex.

The UMP Open Wheel Modifieds will also be racing on May 4th.  The modified class feature that night will pay $1,000 to win. Expect a contingent of capable challengers along with the usual stronghold of regulars drivers.

Adult general admission for this special event is $30 for adults.  A ticket for children ages 6-12 will cost $15.  Children 5 years old or under will be admitted free.  Pit passes are $40 each.  Race time is at 7:30 P.M. The track information line is 812-768-5995.

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Mother Nature had other weekend plans that do not suit dirt track racing so the Spring Showdown scheduled for the April 13 opening race in 2019 had to be canceled. The forecasters were actually spot on predicting rains setting in for Saturday evening.  The race program would have been interrupted by wet grounds at the wrong time!

Plans have been made to reschedule this race until June 30th.  MSCS and USAC sprint cars will be in action along with the UMP Modifieds for this make-up date.

The opening 2019 race will now be on Sat. May 4th when the World of Outlaw Sprints roll into town. Tickets are on sale with reserved seating priced at $35 for adults and $25 for ages 12 and under.  General admission tickets will be available the day of the race with prices set at $30 for adults, $15 for ages 6-12 and children 5 and under are Free.

If you wish to purchase a reserved seat for this race, please call 812-768-6025.

Haubstadt, IN – April 1, 2019.  The 2019 racing season at Tri-State Speedway will open with the annual SPRING SHOWDOWN on Saturday April 13.  The racing program that evening will feature the AMSOIL National United States Auto Club Sprints and the Brandeis Midwest Sprint Car Series.  This will be the first of two co-sanctioned events at Haubstadt this season with both 410 non-wing sprint car series competing together.  The SPRING SHOWDOWN will be conducted using the USAC race format.

The Showdown is the first event on the season schedule for MSCS.
USAC has already held 3 races in Florida and is also scheduled to race Friday night April 12 at Bloomington Speedway before appearing at Haubstadt on Saturday.  The USAC-MSCS feature at Haubstadt will pay $5,000 to win!

Brandeis Midwest Sprint Car Series licensed drivers do receive full points when competing in co-sanctioned events.  Annual licenses will be available for purchase in the pit area at the speedway for any drivers needing to obtain or renew licenses.

The reigning Brandeis MSCS Champion is Carson Short of Marion, IL.
Short captured his first MSCS title in 2018.  He is also currently tenth in USAC points!  The SPRING SHOWDOWN is the first of 20 races that MSCS has scheduled.  Each one will impact the driver points standings and eventually determine a season champion.

Kevin Thomas Jr. won the SPRING SHOWDOWN last year.  He had also won this event back in 2014.  Chris Windom won it in 2017.  Other winners dating back to the origin of the race in 2012 were Chase Stockon, Brady Bacon, Hunter Schuerenberg, and Daron Clayton.

The three USAC races previously held at Ocala, Florida, produced three different winners.  C.J. Leary, Chris Windom, and Justin Grant captured those feature races.  The top five drivers in USAC points heading into the two Midwest track openers are C.J. Leary, Kevin Thomas Jr., Chase Stockon, Justin Grant, and Chris Windom.  The top two drivers are separated in the standings by just two points.  The 2018 USAC National Champion Tyler Courtney is currently sixth in series points.

The UMP Open Wheel Modified Cars will also be racing.  Their feature will pay $600 to win.  The double bill creates another brand of impending action waiting to take a turn on the track.  Mod feature winners last season included Zach Fair, Trent Young, Dustin Beck, Brandon McDowell, and Stan Beadles.

The SPRING SHOWDOWN is just that – one great opportunity for race fans to see the very best sprint car drivers and enjoy the thrills dirt track racing produces. Warm-ups on Saturday the 13th begin at 6:30 P.M.  Heat races begin at 7:30 P.M.  The pit gate will open at 3:30 P.M. C.D.T. Tri-State Speedway is located in the Central Time zone.

Adult tickets are $25, student tickets are $20, and children 12 and under are admitted free.

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Haubstadt, IN – March 22, 2019.  Tri-State Speedway at Haubstadt, IN, will hold the opening race for the 2019 season at the quarter-mile speed plant on Saturday, April 13th.  The non-wing sprint cars of the United States Auto Club will join with the Brandeis Midwest Sprint Car Series to provide the 8th annual co-sanctioned SPRING SHOWDOWN. It will be the first of three appearances at Haubstadt for the USAC Sprints and the first of 9 appearances at the Class Track for MSCS. The feature will pay $5,000 to win!

In all, there will be a dozen varied special events on the schedule this season.  Yes, the World of Outlaws will be making that one all-important appearance at Tri-State Speedway.  That will be on Saturday, May 4th this season.  The MOWA Sprints will follow with more wing sprint action on May 18th to supply the always exciting MIDWEST MADNESS show.  The IMCA Racesaver Sprints will also be sporting wings in appearances on July 13th and August 10th.  In addition, the MMSA Mini Sprints will make four appearances.  Those dates are May 26, June 8, July 13, and October 19th.  The July 13th date is the annual SPRINT STAMPEDE with 3 divisions of sprint cars.

There will be two holiday weekend races featuring the Brandeis MSCS
410 Sprints.  The MEMORIAL WEEKEND CLASSIC and the LABOR DAY WEEKEND CHALLENGE are both Sunday night ventures.  The MSCS SUMMER SHOWDOWN will be on June 8th.  This year’s MSCS HOOSIER SPRINT NATIONALS will be held on August 10th.  MSCS will then close out the season by competing for the HARVEST CUP at Haubstadt on October 19th.  The SUMMER SHOWDOWN, the HOOSIER SPRINT NATIONALS and the HARVEST CUP boast $5,000 to win purses.

On July 27th the speedway will host the finale of the USAC INDIANA SPRINT WEEK.  The USAC Sprints will also return on September 14th for the one and only HAUBSTADT HUSTLER.  This will be the biggest race of the season for non-wing sprints.  USAC & MSCS will compete together in this co-sanctioned event.  The top prize is $10,000.  The Saturday, September 14th and October 19th events have rain dates set for Sunday of that weekend.  New to the schedule this season will be the addition of the USAC Midgets to the program for the October HARVEST CUP.

The UMP Open Wheel Modifieds will make 10 appearances during the season.  The modified drivers will be racing for $1,000 to win on May 4, July 27, and September 1.  Then at the SUMMIT MODIFIED race on Sunday, June 23rd the feature will pay $1,500 to win.  That is on the same date as the annual UMP DIRT CAR LATE MODEL SUMMER NATIONALS.

Ticket information is available by calling 812-768-5995.  Ticket prices do vary for different events on the schedule  The speedway also offers reserved seating.  Further details on each event are also available at www.tristatespeedway.com.  The speedway also posts updates on Facebook!

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