From C Whalin
The Checkered Flag Sprint series will return to Citrus County Speedway in Inverness, FL on Saturday, August 28th. This will be the second event for the CFSS at the 3/8 mile semi-banked track in 2010.
With a purse increase, courtesy of Rick Gabor of Eagle Jet International, the entire field will receive an additional $50.00 per position to start the feature race. The feature race will pay $1050.00 to win and $300.00 to start.
Mark Gimmler is leading the points race with his brother, Gary, only 18 points behind. Jimmy Alvis, Jr., the leading rookie of the Year, is third only 2 points behind Gary. Keith Butler, in fourth, trails Alvis by only 10 points. Some other drivers expected are Amanda Ferguson, Channing Conley, Brian Riddle, Frankie Hurst, David Slawiak, Ric Voisey, Robby Hackett, Skeeter Faulconer, Darrin Miller, Billy Riddle, Brian Gingras, Colin Cabre and Matthew Hall.
The Checkered Flag Sprints will be joined by the Sportsman, Mini Stocks, Street Stocks, 4 Cyl. Stock, and 4 Cyl. Figure 8’s for a full night of action packed racing. The pit gate opens at 2:00 pm, grandstands open at 4:00 pm and racing starts at 6:00 pm.