For Immediate Release - February
The 27th annual season at the Montpelier Motor
Speedway located in east central Indiana will be a historical season
as the facility celebrates 110 years of racing.
Race fans and teams will find a full slate of Saturday night racing
on the 1/4 mile clay oval with a schedule of 33 events for the 2013
season. The 2013 season opens on March 30 and will run
throughout the summer and fall and will be concluded by the Monster
Mash VII on October 26. The Montpelier Motor Speedway, owned
by Harold and Lori Hunter, are currently in their fifth year of
promotion and 3rd year of ownership of the racing facility.
The speedway is currently slated for several major facility
improvement projects for the 2013 season that will be announced upon
The 2013 season will find a nicely structured
purse for all of the speedway classes. The Super Street
division will find a brand new and increased weekly purse for the
2013 season while the Thunder Car class will find the weekly purse
is a continuation of the increased special season ending 2012 purse.
For purse information for all the MMS weekly classes, visit the
payout link on the MMS website.
Payout in access of $12,000 for 2013 Season
The Montpelier Motor Speedway is set to offer
its largest track champion payout in the history of the Montpelier
Motor Speedway. A hefty season ending payout of over $12,000+
in cash will be paid to the top 10 competitors each the UMP
Modifieds, Super Street, Thunder Car, FWD Compact, Mod Lite, and
Midget divisions at the season championship banquet in November.
A complete breakdown of the track championship payout by class and
position can be found on the payout link on the MMS website.
Special shows and programs will again be the
focus for the divisions and drivers that support the speedway on a
weekly basis. The Montpelier Motor Speedway will return 7
marquee events for the 2013 season with special payouts for the UMP
Modifieds, Super Streets, Thunder Cars, Mod Lites, and FWD Compacts.
Special annual shows include:
Early Season Shootout -
Saturday, April 13 (Rain Date: April 20)
Late Season Shootout -
Saturday, September, 21 (Rain Date: Saturday, September 28)
Outlaw Showdown II -
Friday, October 11 & Saturday, October 12 (Complete Payout Each
Night Before The Mash -
Friday, October 25
Monster Mash VII -
Saturday, October 26
Modifieds - $1000 To Win | $100 To Start
Streets - $500 To Win | $75 To Start
Cars - $400 To Win | $50 To Start
FWD Compacts -
$160 To Win | $40 To Start
- $160 To Win | $40 To Start
Annual Double Header Classic
- Friday, July 19 &
Saturday, July 20
(Complete Payout Each
Modifieds - $1000
To Win | $125 To Start
Streets - $500 To
Win | $75 To Start
Thunder Cars -
$400 To Win | $60 To Start
Compacts - $160 To
Win | $40 To Start
Mod Lites - $160
To Win | $40 To Start
complete weekly schedule for the 2013 season can be found on
our website under the schedule tab.
RaceCEIVER Radios Requied for all Divisions in 2013 Season
RaceCEIVER Radios will be required for all
Montpelier Motor Speedway classes in 2013. The one-way radio
raceceivers will allow allow track officials to communicate directly
with drivers during cautions providing a much a safer and timely
show for fans and teams.
Series Continues Into 2nd Season
The Montpelier Midget Series will enter its
second year of the series with 10 scheduled shows at the MMS.
The series features lightweight/high horsepower open wheel race cars
and brought numerous numerous open wheel stars to the East Central
Indiana racing facility during the 2012 season. The Midget
series will kick off their season as a part of the Montpelier Motor
Speedway 110th Anniversary Celebration with a double header event on
April 5 and April 6.
FWD Compact Division
To Begin Budget Entry Class at MMS for 2013
will utilize race cars where the only allowable modifications will
focus mainly in the areas of safety. The class using factory stock
produced drive train/components is designed to be a fun/beginner
class that will encourage local participation at an affordable
level. The class will also provide a foundation for beginners and
young drivers to get involved in racing along with a platform for
those drivers to move into other advanced racing classes in future
- 1/4 Mile Clay
Configuration - D-Shaped Oval With Sweeping Corners; 10
degrees of banking in corners and backstretch. Wall and Catch
Fence From Turn 4 to Turn 1. Open Back Stretch
Built - 1903 as 1/2 Mile Horse Track. Auto Racing Began 1952
On 1/2 Mile Track
- Main Grandstand and bleacher seating from Turn 4 to Entrance
of Turn 1. Pit side bleacher seating located in Turn 1.
Promoters - Harold and Lori Hunter
East Central Indiana
Conveniently located 14 miles
west of Interstate 69 (Exit 264) on Indiana Highway 18.
Montpelier Motor Speedway
700 South Jefferson
Montpelier, Indiana 47359
Classes - UMP Modifieds, Super Streets, Thunder Cars, Mod
Lites, FWD Compacts
Classes - Montpelier Motor Speedway Midget Series (Full
Midgets), USAC Ignite Midgets, MTQRL Midgets
Open: 3:00 p.m.
Laps: 5:00 p.m.
Closes: 5:00 p.m. (Please Call Track if Running Behind)
Curfew: 11:00 p.m.
events and dates may have different start times.
Prices For Regular Program
Admission - $10
and Under) - Free With Paid Adult
- $25 (Must be at least 14 years old)
prices may vary.
Track Phone - 765-728-8210
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