One of the fastest growing modified touring series in the country, the Renegades of DIRT will be making their way to Tyler County Speedway several times in 2014 as well. In 2013, the series ran shows at Wayne County Speedway and Pittsburgh Pennsylvania’s Motor Speedway too.
The series, which will open their third season in 2014, have already achieved tremendous car counts featuring a good many big names such as Rick Auckland, Bart Hartman, Nick Hoffman, and Deana Groves.
Stay tuned to The DIRT Network for further schedule announcements, you won’t want to miss this tour when it comes into our area!
Renegades of Dirt To Kick-Off 2014 Modified Tour At County Line Raceway!
Inaugural $10,000 To Win North Carolina Modified Nationals Set For March 20th – 22nd, 2014!
(Middlebourne, WV) Anticipation has been building all week when officials from the Renegade of Dirt Modified Tour put a teaser out Monday afternoon that big news was on the way for “The Beasts of the East.” That news has arrived….and once again will top nearly all expectations as more history is set to get written for the Renegades of Dirt and modified racing in the Eastern United States.
Officials from the Renegade of Dirt Modified Touring Series are pleased to announce that the 2014 Renegade of Dirt Modified Tour season opener has been set and will be held at the County Line Raceway in Elm City, NC. The 3/8 mile red clay oval will host play host to the Renegades of Dirt for the first time ever during the inaugural North Carolina Modified Nationals weekend, March 20-22, 2014.
The official lid lifter for the 2014 tour will be an early-season blockbuster expected to draw the biggest names in open wheel dirt modified racing from across the country which stars the dynamic cast of the Renegades of Dirt Modified Tour for back to back nights of racing action. The total modified purse well over $45,000 is the largest in series history and will be up for grabs as participants invade the ‘Tarheel State’ in March. With a whopping and record setting $10,000 dollar prize going to the winner and a minimum $500 dollars to the events twenty A-Main starters, the “Nationals” will set the tone for another monster year for the Renegade tour.
On Thursday March 20th participants will be given the opportunity to shake down their rides prior to racing action that will begin the following evening. On Friday night the action heats up as the field will split up and run two complete/separate $1,000 to win, $100 to start preliminaries that will give at least forty racers the opportunity to race in an A-Main in hopes to get the needed laps in to dial in their rides for Saturday nights finale. Following the great preliminary evening of action all attention will turn to the weekends finale as the Renegades of Dirt Modified Tour in collaboration with the County Line Raceway get set to pay the open wheel winner a tour and track record five figure sum, ten grand!
“We’ve been putting together the details for this show for a while now to add County Line Raceway to our list of touring tracks for 2014” stated director, Cody Watson. “CLR does a fantastic job of promoting open wheel modified racing and is the perfect fit to start our year. We wanted to add an event in the month of March to give our racers a place to race prior to the Northern tracks getting open and to do so on such a big level by paying $10,000 to win is exciting” added Watson. “We can’t thank the entire crew at County Line enough. The purse is going to be very rewarding for the drivers traveling with us and the format is fantastic. We hope to see everyone supporting it” concluded Watson.
The “Nationals” will also be part of the Renegade of Dirt Modified inaugural ‘Triple Crown’ in 2014 in which the tours three biggest shows will be grouped together as an added bonus to create even more incentives for participation and success. Details on the ‘Triple Crown’ will also be forth coming during the winter months but will see substantial bonus monies awarded for winning multiple ‘Triple Crown’ shows as well as other various racing achievements throughout the three race mini-series.
The full “North Carolina Nationals” A-Main purse is as follows; 1. $10,000, 2. $4,000, 3. $3,000, 4. $2,000, 5. $1,500, 6. $1,200, 7. $900, 8. $800, 9. $700, 10. $650, 11. $600, 12. $575, 13. $550, 14. $525, 15. $500, 16. $500, 17. $500, 18. $500, 19. $500, 20. $500