The "High-Banks"of The Lebanon I-44 Speedway will provide plenty of Fireworks on and off the track Monday Night with the fifth running of The Master Of The Pros 144 worth $8,000 to the winner of The JEGS/CRA Sanctioned feature.
With drivers from over 12 different states entered, it promise to be an exciting 144 lap Pro Late Model feature which will see a competition yellow on lap 100 in which drivers will have to decide what changes to make for the 44 lap sprint to the finish in the 10-minute limit allowed.
Early entries include Michigan's Brian Campbell, one of the top Super and Pro Late Models in the United States. This will be Campbell's first ever visit to the I-44 Speedway.
Also early entries include two-time Daytona 500 Champion Sterling Marlin of Columbia, Tenn. Marlin has been a strong runner in this event in the past three seasons while still looking for his first I-44 victory.
Other drivers include former NASCAR Missouri and I-44 Champion Cole Williams of Sellersburg, Ind.; Alabama's Justin South, who had this event won last season until a part failure took him out while leading; Florida's top gun Jeff Choquette who has been winning regulary everywhere he goes along with Ohio top runner Jack Smith who won the JEGS/CRA All-Star feature two weeks ago; Arkansas Speedster Cole Rouse; Georgia Speedster Chandler Smith and Michigan 14 year-old and Kyle Busch development driver Carson Hocevar of Michigan and many others.
They will challange current I-44 NASCAR State and Track point leader Mike Slone of Rolla, 2016 NASCAR Missouri Rookie Of The Year Mandy Chick, 2014 I-44 Champion Kaleb Allison and others. Action will also include a NASCAR Program of Modifieds, Street Stocks, and Chargers as the evening will top off with a Fireworks Show while enjoying the music of The Dawson Hollow Band.
Tier Parking gates will swing open at 3 p.m., just as The Pro Late Models hit the track for practice. Grandstand gates open at 5 p.m., with Late Model Time Trials at approximately 5:45 with local qualifying following. Opening ceromonies are slated for 7:15 with Racing scheduled to start at 7:30.
For more information visit the website at: www.I44Speedway.Net and keep-up with information on the Facebook page. For car entries information on The JEGS/CRA All-Star Series visit WWW.CRA-Racing.Com