$10,000 to win Southern Nationals this Saturday!

Filed in 2017 News by on June 20, 2017
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 Florence Speedway 2017 Sponsors
We at Florence Speedway would like to thank our 2017 Season Sponsors. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please check out the information at the bottom of this email.
Our Sponsors include: Arizona Sport Shirts, Automasters, Bazell Race Fuels, Best Way Disposal, Bimbo Bakeries, Bluegrass Diesel, Complete Auto Care, Dirtondirt.com, Dirty Girl Racewear, Gunmeisters, Hilton Cincinnati Airport, Hoosier Racing Tires, Kentucky Office of Highway Safety reminding you to Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, King’s Homes of Carrollton, KOI Auto Parts, L&M Performance, Lykins Energy Solutions, Lucas Oil, Neon Energy Drink, New Riff Distilling, Northern Kentucky Urban Forestry Council and kyroots.org, Phoenix Comfort Systems, Renew Ministries, River Metals Recycling, Slicker Graphics, Smokin’ This and that BBQ, Snappy Tomato Pizza, Speedway LLC, Sunoco Race Fuels, Triple Crown Chiropractic, Valvoline, Webb Excavating
Please support the Sponsors that support Florence Speedway and make sure to tell them where you saw their ad!
$10,000 to win Southern Nationals this Saturday!
This Saturday is one of our biggest races of the year as the Southern Nationals Series comes to Florence Speedway for a $10,000 to win special event. This is the first time the Southern Nationals have appeared at Florence Speedway and a strong field of cars is expected for this race. This series is the sister series to the Spring Nationals Series that was here on April 15th. That race saw a war with multiple lead changes and high speed, side by side action to the checkered flag and was a race of the year candidate. This weekend will also see the return of the American Modified Series in their first appearance of the 2017 season. The Slicker Graphics Modifieds will be competing for a $1,500 top prize in the AMS sanctioned event. Also racing will be our Phoenix Comfort Systems Pure Stocks and Hornets. 
For more info, such as prices or times on this weekend’s event, check below or on the schedule page at florencespeedway.com
Next Event Information
Event: $10,000 to win Southern Nationals and $1,500 to win AMS Mods. 
Date: June 24th, 2017
Prices: General Admission: $25
Kid (6-11): $5
Pit Passes: $40
Times: Pit Gates Open: 4:00pm
GA Gates Open: 5:00pm
Hot Laps: 5:30 pm
Racing Starts: 7:00 pm
Format: Late Models – Qualifying, Heats, B-Mains, Feature
Slicker Graphics Modifieds – Qualifying, Heats, B-Mains, Feature
 
Phoenix Comfort Systems Pure Stocks – Heats, B-Mains, Feature
Hornets – Heats, B-Mains, Feature
 
For our complete Schedule and information on all events click HERE
Slicker Graphics comes on board as Modified Division Sponsor. Phoenix Comfort Systems returns as Pure Stock Sponsor.
We are pleased to announce that Slicker Graphics has stepped up to become the title sponsor for our Modified divison here at Florence Speedway. The division will now be known as the Slicker Graphics Modifieds. Our modified division is one of our top divisions and produces some of the best racing at the track. The matchup with the division and Slicker Graphics is a natural one as many of the cars that compete in the division weekly are Slicker Graphics customers. Slicker Graphics is a proud member of the racing community and a sponsor of many of the cars you see on the track every week. They are a local based company that specializes in providing first-class motorsports wraps at an affordable price as well as commercial services to businesses and individuals across the tristate region. Don’t forget that whether it’s at the racetrack, at home, or when you are simply talking about race wraps – “The Slicker the Better!”
For more info on Slicker Graphics check out their website at www.theslickerthebetter.com, on Facebook and Twitter @slickergraphics.
We are also happy to announce that Phonix Comfort Systems has returned to be the title sponsor for our Pure Stock division. Known as the Phoenix Comfort Systems Pure Stocks, the division features action packed racing with street type stock cars with minimal modifications for racing. Phoenix Comfort Systems is a Florence, KY based company that provides a full range of air conditioning and heating repair, installation, and maintenance services for residential and commercial customers. They keep your air conditioning and heating systems in their best condition and ready to go when you need them most, following the industry’s “best practice” methods and standards.
For more info on Phoenix Comfort Systems, check out their website at http://www.phoenixcomfort.com or give them a call at (859)918-5400.
Tickets on sale for the Sunoco North/South 100
Tickets and reserved seats are now on sale for this year’s 35th Annual Sunoco Race Fuels North/South 100 presented by Lucas Oil. Tickets are also on sale for the new for 2017 $10,000 to win North/South Shoout on Thursday August 10th. With the popular passing point format staying in place for this year’s event and the added event on Thursday, we expect attendance to be near or above capacity. Because of this, the only way to guarantee yourself a seat is to purchase a reserved seat in advance. All seats in sections A-J on the frontstretch are reserved. On the backstretch, in sections P-Z, seats in rows 1-10 are open seating and all seats in rows 11 and up are reserved. There is also an advance purchase discount price for two day passes purchased before July 31st. To order tickets and seats, call the track office at (859)493-0034.
You can also now purchase tickets and reserved seats for the North/South 100 ONLINE! You can now select your seats and tickets from your computer and have them mailed to you or held at will call. To purchase your tickets now, go to: http://florence.getmytix.net/tickets
For more information on the events, such as prices, times, and our seating chart, go to florencespeedway.com and click on the appropriate link.
Sunoco Race Fuels Heat Race Challenge
We at Florence Speedway are excited to announce that the Sunoco Race Fuels Heat Race challenge is returning for the 2017 season. We and Sunoco Race Fuels have teamed up for a program to reward drivers who race here weekly. The Sunoco Race Fuels Heat Race Challenge will reward drivers who run well in their heat races and run Sunoco Race Fuel products. The twist to this program is that where, in most cases, drivers in different divisions can not compete against each other, in the Sunoco Race Fuels Heat Race Challenge, the eligible drivers will be competing head to head! That’s right, the Late Models, Modifieds, Crates and Phoenix Comfort Systems Pure Stocks are all competing for the same prize. At the end of the season, the top point earner will gain a $500 prize from Sunoco, and everyone in the top 10 will receive cash awards. For more details check out the program info page on our website.At the track, we currently offer Sunoco HCR+ 114 Octane, Supreme 112 Octane, 260 GT Plus 104 Octane Unleaded Crate Fuel, and Methanol for sale by the gallon. We also have access to drums of each of the above and all of Sunoco’s fuels. If anyone is interested in purchasing a drum, just ask at our fuel sales area. Purchase of any of the above qualifies you for the Sunoco Heat Race challenge bonuses.The Sunoco Heat Race challenge begins on April 1st.
Transponders now mandatory
In 2015, Florence Speedway installed a transponder scoring system at the track. Transponders are devices attached to the cars that allow for electronic scoring of the races. This allows for quicker turnarounds in cautions and more accurate scoring of the races. Transponders are already in use at many tracks and by many series across the country and are becoming the standard method of scoring in auto racing. We have transponders available for rent or for sale at the track at our new registration building. Transponders are now mandatory in all divisions.
Host Hotel for 2017 Season Announced!
We are excited to announce that Florence Speedway has upgraded to the Hilton! The Hilton Cincinnati Airport is now the Official Host Hotel of Florence Speedway and the 35th Annual Sunoco North/South 100 presented by Lucas Oil. The hotel will be offering a reduced rate for Florence Speedway customers for the entire 2017 season. The Hilton Cincinnati Airport, is conveniently located 15 minutes away from the track at the Turfway Exit(182) off of I-75/71 and is situated close to multiple restaurants, shopping, and a short drive from the casinos and the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport. Rooms for the North/South weekend are expected to sell out in 2016, so it is recommended that you book soon.
To book rooms, call the hotel at (859) 371-4400 and ask for the Florence Speedway rate or click HERE to book online. For the Special North/South 100 block click HERE
2017 Sponsorship Opportunities Available
We are currently looking for companies who are interested in advertising with us for the 2017 season. We can do packages that incorporate signage, billboards, website advertising, mailer advertising, company outings at the track, company titled race nights, division sponsorships, T-shirt and other giveaways, or we can customize sponsorship ideas to fit your needs. We can work with sponsors with most any budget from companies who only want to spend as little as $200 up to corporations with advertising budgets in the thousands.
If you are interested in seeing what other opportunities are available, contact Josh King at jking@florencespeedway.com or Jennifer King at jennifer@florencespeedway.com for more info.