7th Annual Ultimate 64 Shootout Returns to Mountain Park Dragway June 22-24
The Ultimate 64 Shootout is heralded as one of the richest and most enjoyable events in sportsman bracket racing. The 2012 edition will bring more of the same huge purses that the event has become known for, and a return to it’s original location: Mountain Park Dragway in Clay City, KY.
The Ultimate 64 Main Event will be contested on Saturday, June 23. The main event is presented by Estes Oil Company and Empty Pockets Promotions, and will once again feature an elite field of 64 drivers competing for a whopping $50,000 top prize. This year entrants will square off for a chance to join past winners Steve Royalty, Rob Kropfeld, John Cook, Jr., Jason Lynch, Brian Newport, and Wes May as $50,000 Ultimate 64 champions. Entry is still $1500 for the main event, and there are a handful of spots available.
Weekend action will kickoff on Friday with the Ultimate 64 Showdown presented by White Allen Chevrolet. This season, the $12,000-to-win bonus event will feature a field of 32 dragster and 32 door cars. Dragsters and door cars will run separately until the final round of competition, where one dragster and one door car will square off for the $12,000 top prize. Entry for the Friday Ultimate 64 Showdown is $500. The dragster field is sold out, but there are currently spots available on the door car side of the ladder.
Sunday, the final pair of bonus events will be held. The Ultimate 32 Dragster Shootout presented by USADragRacingChat.com will host 32 dragsters competing for a $5,000 top prize. The Ultimate 32 Door Car Shootout presented by Williams Paving features an identical structure for 32 door car entrants.
In addition to the bonus events, the Ultimate 64 Shootout will once again feature daily events that boast a winners purse of $10,000 each day in the SRS Manufacturing Box Class, and top prizes of $1,000 (Friday), $2,000 (Saturday), and $1500 (Sunday) in the PEM No Box category. Weekend entry for the Box category is just $300, No Box weekend entry is $125.
As if the on track action weren’t enough, the 7th annual Ultimate 64 Shootout will continue its tradition of great fun and entertainment away from the racing surface. Action will kickoff Thursday, June 21 with the annual Ultimate 64 golf outing and poker tournament, followed by a “Get Acquainted” party for competitors and families Thursday evening. Saturday night following the Ultimate 64 $50,000 race, OK Motorsports will present the always entertaining golf cart race on the Mountain Park Dragway 1/8th mile.
For more information and to reserve entry in the bonus events throughout the weekend, contact event promoters Randy Helton (513-464-2253) or Kelly Estes (513-267-0322).