Hays, Kansas – Two of NASCAR’s drivers will be coming to compete at RPM Speedway in Hays, KS, for ‘Modified Mania’ on Tuesday evening, August 7. The event, sponsored by Federated Auto Parts, will feature NASCAR drivers Ken Schrader and Clint Bowyer. Schrader, a seasoned veteran who competes at various NASCAR events around the country, as well as special dirt track events, will be driving the #9 Federated Auto Parts IMCA modified. Bowyer, a native of Emporia, KS, will be driving the #15 Crawford Supply IMCA BMS modified. Bowyer, who cut his teeth racing in a modified, has one win on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this year on June 24th on the road course at Sonoma, CA. He is currently tenth in the NASCAR Sprint Cup standings. ‘Modified Mania’ is an IMCA sanctioned event and will feature the IMCA Modified and IMCA Northern Sport Mod divisions. The Modified A-feature will pay $2,000 to win and $200 to start, while the northern sport mods will race for $1,000 to win and $100 to start in their main event. There is no entry fee, and it will be a draw/redraw event. No track points will be awarded, but IMCA state, regional and national points will be awarded. Drivers from several states plan to attend. The pits and grandstands will open at 4:30 p.m., hot laps will be at 6:00, with racing getting underway at 7:30. General admission will be $15 for adults and $5 for kids ages 5-12. Children 4 & under will be admitted free. Pit passes will be $25 for adults and $10 for kids 12 & under.
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