Great Lakes Shootout Finale Postponed

Saturday’s Keyser Manufacturing Great Lakes Shootout at Merritt Speedway on tap for Sunday, August 28

LAKE CITY, MI – August 27, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) -Persistent precipitation throughout the morning and early-afternoon postpones the Keyser Manufacturing Great Lakes Shootout finale, which was initially set to be held on Saturday, August 27 at Merritt Speedway. The program has been rescheduled for Sunday, August 28.

Gates will open at 3 p.m. ET, with hot laps scheduled for 6 p.m. Those who purchased a ticket for Saturday’s World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series program will be able to use them on Sunday. A $10,000-to-win, 50-lap Craftsman Club® feature will highlight Sunday’s program. The supporting classes include: pro stocks, pro trucks, U.M.P. Modifieds and four-cylinders.

“I’m looking forward to the race,” Merritt Speedway Owner Michael Blackmer said. “We’re going to put a good show on with the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series.  We’re looking forward to it because the track is going to be fast with all this rain we’ve had.”

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The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series is brought to fans across the country by many important sponsors and partners, including: Arizona Sport Shirts (Official Apparel Company), Bad Boy Off Road (Official Side-by-Side Vehicle), Craftsman (Official Tool), Hoosier Racing Tire (Official Tire), Morton Buildings (Official Building), Sears (Official Home Store), The Kenny Wallace Dirt Racing Experience (Official Racing Experience, VP Racing Fuels (Official Racing Fuel) and (Hard Charger Award); in addition to contingency sponsors, including: Cometic Gasket, Comp Cams, Edelbrock, JE Pistons, JRI Shocks, MSD, Penske Shocks, QA1, QuarterMaster, Superflow Dynos and Wrisco Aluminum; along with manufacturer sponsors, including: Capital Race Cars, Integra Shocks, Impact Racing Products, Intercomp, Racing Electronics, Rocket Chassis and TNT Rescue.

Founded in 1978, the World of Outlaws®, based in Concord, N.C., is the premier national touring series for dirt track racing in North America, featuring the most powerful cars on dirt, the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series and the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series. Annually, the two series race nearly 140 times at tracks across the United States and Canada. CBS Sports Network is the official broadcast partner of the World of Outlaws. DIRTVision® also broadcasts all World of Outlaws events over the Internet to fans around the world. Learn more about the World of Outlaws.

Source: World Racing Group

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