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Press releases, official race results and other noteworthy news from supermodified sanctions and tracks in the Great Lakes region including Midwest Supermodified Association and more.

Sandusky Supermodified Nationals This Week

Contributed by Bob Stascak Elyria Chronicle-Telegram

The 40th Annual Hy-Miler Supermodified Nationals takes center stage Thursday through Saturday next week at Sandusky Speedway. On Thurs. July 27 it will be Fan Appreciation Night. Admission is one dollar plus one dollar concession stand specials. Racing will be the Sportsman, Street Stocks and Hobby Stocks. The pit gates open at 3:30 p.m. Grandstand admission at 4:30 p.m. Hot laps at 4:30 p.m. Qualifying is at 6 p.m. Racing is at 7:30 p.m.
Fri. July 28 the International Super Modified Association (ISMA) Supermodifieds run preliminary races and the Fast 40: lap feature. The Modifieds are the support division and have a 30 lap, $1,000 to win feature. Adult admission is $25, $23 for Seniors (65+), $7 ages 6-12, free to ages 5 and younger. The pit gates open at 2 p.m., Grandstand admission at 4 p.m. Hot laps at 4 p.m. Time trials are at 6:30 p.m. Racing starts at 7:30 p.m. A pit pass is $40 for one day or $75 for two days.
On Saturday the ISMA Supermodifieds run preliminary races then the 100 lap feature race. The Modifieds have a 50 lap feature. Adult admission is $28, $26 for Seniors ages 65 +, $7 ages 6-12, free to ages 5 and younger. The pit gate opens at 10 a.m., Grandstand admission starts at 1 p.m. The hot lap sessions start at 1 p.m. Time trials will be at 4 p.m. Racing will be at 7 p.m.  No coolers are allowed in the grandstands. Call (419) 625-4084.
Former Lorain County Speedway owner Nick Bonnema had a successful operation to remove a brain tumor earlier this week. Nick will be in recovery for about the next three months.
Lorain County Speedway will be idle next Saturday night July 29 for the Hy-Miler Supermodified Nationals at Sandusky Speedway.
Racing resumes at LCS on Sat. Aug. 5 with the Midwest Supermodified Association (MSA) Supermodifieds making their third appearance of the season. Joining the MSA Supermodifieds will be the Street Stocks who have another 40  lap feature race, The Modifieds, Crate Sprint Cars, Pure Stocks and Chargers will see action. The Sportsman divison will also be here. Call 986-7223.

Dream Fulfilled for Ordway Jr. at ISMA Summercade

Mike Ordway Jr fulfilled a life-long dream at Lorain County Speedway when he drove the Booth Racing supermodified to the ISMA Summercade win Saturday.

Source: Dream Fulfilled for Ordway Jr. at ISMA Summercade

McVetta on a Roll at Lorain County with ISMA Win

Mike McVetta Takes Fourth Feature in as Many Appearances in Past Year

By Carol D Haynes, ISMA PR

June 24, 2016-Wellington, Ohio’s Mike McVetta is becoming very familiar with the victory lane circle at Lorain County Speedway. In his last four visits there, he has won four times – three in his supermodified (two ISMA and one MSA) and one in a Sauer sprint car coming just last Saturday. He certainly hopes the win streak continues. Standing by his yellow and red family owned machine, Friday night, decked out with a $3000 winner’s check, he was in awe of his achievement. “It’s just an unbelievable feeling to be out here again the fourth race I’ve been to at Lorain County in a year and the fourth win. It’s an unbelievable record we have got going and hopefully we can keep it going for tomorrow. I’ve got to thank my sponsors, Euphoria … Read More →