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MONTANA RACEWAY PARK OFFERS FREE ADMISSION FOR FAN APPRECIATION NIGHT

The night’s events feature the Thunder Roadster 35-lap season championship race along with the 25-lap season championship event for the Bandolero division. The Bomber 75-lap event that was rained out on September 5 will be held this weekend for a triple-header of main event action.


Courtesy: MRP Media Relations

KALISPELL, Mont. (September 14, 2009)-Officials with Montana Raceway Park
in conjunction with Vitamin Water and Full Throttle Energy Drinks have
announced that Saturday, September 19 will be Fan Appreciation & Back To
School Night with free grandstands admission for all spectators interested
in watching exciting racing action in five competitive divisions.

The night’s events feature the Thunder Roadster 35-lap season championship
race along with the 25-lap season championship event for the Bandolero
division. The Bomber 75-lap event that was rained out on September 5 will
be held this weekend for a triple-header of main event action.

During intermission contests will be held amongst Flathead Valley high
school sports teams and various concession, souvenir and sponsor prizes
will be offered throughout the evening.

Scott Dalla leads Scott Lee by 39 points in the chase for the 2009 Thunder
Roadster championship with Zach Havens 33 markers behind Lee’s second
place position.

In the Bandolero division just 10 points separate leader Devin Clayton and
second place Dalton Halden with Tristan Corpron holding down the third
place position in the championship chase. Mike Hilliker has had the hot
hand in the division’s last two events but missed some time in the early
portion of the season and is fourth in the overall standings.

Jason Young leads Bill McCallum by 18 points in the championship chase
heading into the Bomber division’s longest race of the season. Dave
Berglund, Jimmy Worsham and Ray Young round out the top-5 driver standings
with two races remaining in the Bomber season.

Also racing Saturday night will be the Hornets and Limited Sportsman
divisions.

Katie Pilsch has been showing great consistency all season long in the
Hornet division and with those efforts holds a 38-point advantage over
Cory Rehm with two races remaining in the 2009 campaign. Kyle Basler, Tim
Hatlen and Travis Cannon round out the top-5 points positions in the
division.

Jason Robinson leads the points standings for the Limited Sportsman
division but his brother Josh has been steady all season long and looks to
close a 16-point gap between the pair with two races remaining in the
season. Zach Mongan, who picked up the most recent victory in the class,
sits in third place with Adam Kinkel and Chuck Swope rounding out the
top-5.

For more information regarding Saturday, Sept. 19 Fan Appreciation & Back
to School Night at the races, log onto www.montanaracewaypark.com or call
(406) 257-RACE (7223).


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