Toledo, Ohio: Johnny Belott (pictured below) of Mt. Morris, MI and Scott Hantz of Angola, IN are the latest entries for the Outlaw Late Model portion of the 30th Anniversary of the Central Transport Glass City 200 presented by the Holiday Inn Express, Hampton Inn and Courtyard by Marriott at Toledo Speedway Saturday, September 15.
The total purse for the 30th running of this prestigious event exceeds $60,000. The outlaw-bodied Late Models and the ARCA/CRA Super Series powered by Jeg’s stock-bodied Late Models will each battle in 100 lap main events on the fast ½ mile paved oval. The ARCA/CRA race is part of the 2018 “Chase” for the Championship.
Belott and Hantz join Dennis Strickland, Frank Jiovani, Nick Bailey and Jack Varney Jr. as pre-entries for the Outlaw Late Model 100 lap contest. The stock-bodied ARCA/CRA Super Series Late Models powered by Jeg’s will compete in a separate 100 lap feature event. Each race will pay $5000 to the winner.
Belott will be at the wheel of his familiar #0, while Hantz has joined forces with veteran racer/now-turned car owner Bobby Blount and will steer the #16 at Toledo.
JR Roahrig (Outlaw Late Models) and Johnny VanDoorn (ARCA/CRA Late Models) are the defending race winners of the Glass City event.
Friday, September 14 optional rig parking only will take place from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. There will be no on-track action.
Saturday, September 15, race day begins with the pit gates opening at 10 a.m. Practice will go from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on a rotating basis for the 2 groups of 30 minutes for each session. Qualifying will begin at 5 p.m., with the outlaw-bodied Late Models shooting for the $500 LV Alliance Fast Qualifier bonus. An on-track autograph session will take place at 6 and racing begins at 7 p.m.
A rain date of Sunday, September 16 at 1 p.m. has been established.
Tickets are now on sale, both general admission and reserved. Call 419-727-1100 to purchase tickets.
Lap money sponsorship is also available at $5 per lap for both 100 lap contests. Senneker Performance (20 laps), Northwest Trailer of Toledo (20 laps), Canaan Companies of Toledo (20 laps), A & D Auto Parts of Toledo (20 laps), Earnest Performance of Mooresville, NC (40 laps), Performance Images (10 laps) and Paul and Iris Anton (4 laps) have signed on as lap money sponsors. The Michigan Auto Racing Fan Club has posted a $25 bonus to lead lap 50 of the outlaw race. Call the track to add your name to the lap sponsor list!
In addition to the $500 LV Alliance Fast time bonus, Penske Shocks will award a $250 product certificate to the winner, while DTS Drive Train Specialists will dole out five (5) $50 product certificates in a random draw for the outlaw Late Models.
Additional sponsors for the Central Transport Glass City 200 include R & M Recycling, Penske Shocks, Bazell Race Fuels, Sunoco Race Fuels, First Care Ambulance, DTS Drive Train Specialists and Cassens Transport.
The entry lists for both groups will be posted by Friday, September 7 in the next race box on the Toledo Speedway home page.