By Don Cook
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Cowtown Speedway (Kennedale)
Feb. 27 (Saturday)
Several drivers made final adjustments to their race cars at Cowtown Speedway before next weeks big show on the 1/4 mile fast track. The 2nd Annual Cowtown Midget Championships, sponsored by City Vending, National Health Care Advisors and Sunco Race Fuels, is scheduled for March 5-6 and is offering a $60,000 weekend purse. Over 30 Mighty Midgets have pre-registered and will be competing for the $1,000 to win Friday and $3,000 to win Saturday.
Along with the Midgets will be the Annual Modified February Fast 50. The Modifieds will be running 50 laps for the $2,000 feature win. Every Modified that makes the 24-car feature will receive $400. Over 40 Modifieds have pre-registered so far. The Modifieds will be sanctioned by the O'Reilly sponsored NCRA. For more information go to www.NCRAracing.org
Rounding out the program will be three classes of ASCS2 sanctioned 600's Sprint's. The Non-Winged 600's and the Outlawed 600's will be gunning for the $1,500 feature wins. The Restricted 600's will run on the new 1/6 mile "Action Track" and will be going after the $1,000 feature win. Over 90 600's Sprints have pre-registered so far.
The popular "Fan Fest" will be held Saturday between noon and 1:15 pm. Race fans that have a ticket for that days race will be able to go into the pits and meet the drivers, get autographs and take pictures.
For the latest information on the 2nd Annual Cowtown Midget Championships, go to: www.cowtownspeedway.com
To view some photos of the race cars, click on the slide-show below:
To view a video of Cowtown's Practice, click on the video below: