Iron-Man Late Model Series
Valvoline Late Models & John Schneider Head to Atomic Speedway for “Iron-Man 40” on September 17
WAVERLY, OHIO (September 14, 2022)—The Valvoline Iron-Man Late Model Northern Series will trek to Atomic Speedway for the final trip of 2022 on Saturday Night September 17 as the “Iron-Man 40” will pay $7,500-to-win for the Late Model tour plus $1,500-to-win for the Brucebilt Iron-Man UMP Modifieds in their tour finale. The event will be complimented with a first-time visit from TV star John Schneider.
TV Star and country music singer John Schneider will be on hand signing autographs, hosting a VIP Meet & Greet and more. Schneider is best known for his acting role in the hit TV show “Dukes of Hazzard” as Schneider played the role of Bo Duke which ran from 1979-1985. In 1982, Schneider and singer Marie Osmand along with her brothers co-founded the Children’s Miracle Network. In 1995, Schneider founded FaithWorks Productions in order to produce family-oriented videos and recordings. In 1998, Schneider became a born-again Christian while living with Johnny and June Carter Cash for a short time, and speaking with Johnny about Christianity.
“I’m so excited to be at Atomic Speedway because I’ve heard so many great things about it! Also, it’s terrific to be back with the Iron-Man Series,” stated John Schneider. “I cannot wait to get back to Ohio,” Schneider went on to say.
In addition to the Valvoline Late Models and Brucebilt Iron-Man UMP Modifieds will be the Sport Mods and 305 Sprints. The pit gates will open at 2:00 pm, the grandstand gates will open at 4:00 pm, Drivers Meeting slated for 5:45 pm, Hot Laps scheduled for 6:00 pm and racing to follow at 7:00 pm. Presale tickets for this event (grandstands, VIP suites, pit passes, senior citizen tickets, military tickets, children’s tickets) are now on sale at www.AtomicSpeedway.net . Ticket prices at the gates will be higher so the track recommends saving money by purchasing them now.
The Valvoline Iron-Man Late Model Series will sanction the Super Late Model portion of the event on Saturday September 17 and the tire rule will be as follows: Hoosier 1300 anywhere on the car, 1425 as a right-rear option (no limit on tires used) and NO 29.0 size tires on the left rear; the droop rule will be in effect, along with the new standardized 2022 body rules. The entry fee will be $100 per event and transponders for timing/scoring will be available for rent at the track. Any driver not making the 22-car starting field will receive $75 tow money.
The Brucebilt Performance Parts Iron-Man Open Wheel Modified (UMP) Northern Series will sanction the Open Wheel Modified portion of the program both nights and the tire rule will be as follows: Hoosier M30s, M60 (right-rear option only) (grooving and siping of tires are allowed per UMP rulebook; UMP 2022 body rules apply; no limit of tires used per night). The entry fee will be $20 and transponders for timing/scoring purposes will be available for rent at the track.
Atomic Speedway is located at 2535 Blain Highway Waverly, OH 45690. The track is six miles south of Chillicothe off SR23, two miles out Blain Highway, halfway between Chillicothe and Waverly, OH. For more information about Atomic Speedway, please call (740) 703-9749 or visit the track’s webpage at www.atomicspeedway.net.
For more information on the Valvoline Iron-Man Late Model Series and Brucebilt Performance Parts Open Wheel Modified Series, phone series promoter Chris Tilley at (828) 361-5981 or by visiting the tour website at www.IMDIRT.net or by following Iron-Man Series (@CTPROMOTE) on Twitter or liking Iron-Man Racing Series on Facebook.
The Valvoline Iron-Man Late Model Northern Series would like to thank the following sponsors and marketing partners for their support of the 2022 racing season: Valvoline, Zerex by Valvoline, Brucebilt Performance Parts, Hoosier Racing Tire, E-Z-GO, Sunoco Race Fuels, Bazell Race Fuels, DirtonDirt.com, MyRacePass, FloRacing, XS Power Batteries, Vic Hill Racing Engines, American Racer Tires, Keltner Contracting, TW Taylor Trucking, Earnhardt Technologies Group, Swafford Signs, KY Clutch, Brown Haven Homes, Knowles Race Parts and Bodies, Coosa Heating and Cooling, SFP Performance Systems, KND Safety, Chattanooga Valley Auto Parts, Race Clean, Denby’s J&J Construction, Advanced Transportation, Lowe’s Tows, Reno’s Roadhouse, and Racetrack Safety Initiative.
Valvoline Iron-Man Late Model Northern Series Feature Purse (40 laps) : 1. $7,500, 2. $4,000, 3. $2,000, 4. $1,500, 5. $1,250, 6. $1,000, 7. $900, 8. $875, 9. $850, 10. $800, 11. $700, 12. $650, 13. $640, 14. $630, 15. $620, 16. $610, 17. $600, 18. $600, 19. $600, 20. $600, 21. $600, 22. $600.
Brucebilt Performance Parts Iron-Man Open Wheel Modified (UMP) Northern Series Feature Purse (20 laps) : 1. $1,000, 2. $500, 3. $400, 4. $350, 5. $300, 6. $280, 7. $270, 8. $260, 9. $250, 10. $240, 11. $220, 12. $220, 13. $220, 14. $220, 15. $200, 16. $200, 17. $200, 18. $200, 19. $200, 20. $200, 21. $200, 22. $200.
Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV) is a leading worldwide marketer and supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services, with sales in more than 140 countries. Established in 1866, the company’s heritage spans more than 150 years, during which time it has developed powerful brand recognition across multiple product and service channels. Valvoline ranks as the No. 3 passenger car motor oil brand in the DIY market by volume. It operates and franchises approximately 1,400 quick-lube locations, and it is the No. 2 chain by number of stores in the United States under the Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM brand and the No. 3 chain by number of stores in Canada under the Valvoline Great Canadian Oil Change brand. It also markets Valvoline lubricants and automotive chemicals, including the Valvoline High Mileage with MaxLife technology motor oil for engines over 75,000 miles; Valvoline Advanced Full Synthetic motor oil; Valvoline Premium Blue™ heavy-duty motor oil; Valvoline Multi-Vehicle Automatic Transmission Fluid; and Zerex™ antifreeze. To learn more, visit www.valvoline.com.
About Brucebilt Performance Parts
Brucebilt Performance Parts is a one-stop shop for everything dirt racing located in Knoxville, Tennessee. Brucebilt Performance Parts carries a vast array of parts, while also operating a full-scale fabrication and repair shop and their parts menu includes an assortment of new chassis, old chassis, along with new parts of all kinds for your racing vehicle. For more information about Brucebilt Performance Parts, visit www.brucebilt.com.