Friday, August 16, 2019

North State Modifieds Head To Oregon

North State Modifieds will compete at Douglas County Speedway in Roseburg, Oregon on August 24th. (Photo by Jenna Meyer and Don Bloom)

Via Nadine Strauss/NSMS Media

Roseburg, OR…… The North State Modified Series (NSMS), presented by Protect the Harvest, will be venturing out-of-state for the first time in its six-year history to be a part of the annual West Coast Modified Shootout at Douglas County Speedway in Roseburg, Oregon on August 24.

The event will feature a 75 lap feature race that pays $2000 to the winner and $200 to take the green flag. In addition to the $2000 prize money, the winner will be presented with a three-foot tall hand-carved eagle trophy, courtesy of Mort Houston. Also on the modified racing card will be the Lucas Oil Dash for Cash. The race is sanctioned by and will be officiated by NSMS.

“There will be over $15,000 in cash and prizes given to the modified drivers,” said representatives from the Pacific Racing Association, the organization that promotes the speedway. “We are very excited! Plus we should have around 100 bags of school supplies to hand out to kids attending thanks to our racers, sponsors, and good hearted people who have donated for this,” they added.

The event is open to any legal North State Modified, Lucas Oil Modified, Inter-Mountain Modified or PRA Sports Modified. The cars will all be running Hoosier 970 tires.

The top 15 in NSMS points will receive Lucas Oil tow money, and any driver towing 100 miles or more will get a $100 PRA tow bonus.

There will be a Friday practice and social beginning at 3:00 pm. Gates open at 10:00 am on Saturday and racing begins at 6:00 pm. Douglas County Speedway is a 4/10 mile paved oval located at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, I-5 exit 123.