NICHOLS, SC – The postponed Drydene Xtreme DIRTcar Series Lake View Motor Speedway and Cherokee Speedway events have found new dates on the schedule, giving drivers the promised eight-race championship season – with a bonus.
Making for a South Carolina triple-header to settle the 2022 championship, the Series will compete at Lake View Motor Speedway on Thursday, March 24, before co-sanctioning the Rock Gault Memorial at Cherokee Speedway with the World of Outlaws Late Models, Friday-Saturday, March 25-26.
With these new dates comes more money. Along with the Lake View event paying $5,000-to-win, the track is putting up a Lake View Motor Speedway Bonus program for the weekend. If a driver wins two of the three races – between Lake View and Cherokee – they’ll receive an extra $2,000. If they sweep the weekend, winning all three events, that driver will receive $5,000.
Co-sanctioning the Rock Gault Memorial at “The Place Your Mama Warned You About” with the World of Outlaws – featuring drivers like four-time World of Outlaws champions Brandon Sheppard and Josh Richards – will see the biggest purse in Drydene Xtreme DIRTcar Series history, as well. Friday’s race will pay $10,000-to-win and Saturday’s event will pay a Series high $20,000-to-win. The Series champion will be crowned Saturday night, giving one driver the opportunity to walk away with more than $50,000 for the weekend.
The current points battle sees Ross Bailes, of Clover, SC, hold a slim point lead over Carson Ferguson, of Charlotte, NC (-8 points) and Ben Watkins, of Lancaster, SC (-13 points) after the first three events. The Series championship continues Friday, Feb. 25, at Lavonia Speedway, in Lavonia, GA, and Saturday, Feb. 26, at Little River Speedway, in Modoc, SC.
For more information on the upcoming events, and tickets to the Rock Gault Memorial, CLICK HERE.
If you can’t make it to the events, you can watch all of them live on DIRTVision – either online or with the DIRTVision App.
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