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October 6th, 2006

BONUS AWARDS STARTING TO PILE UP FOR NATIONAL QUARTER MILE DIRT TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP WEKEND AT FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY.

KIRKWOOD, NY - A number of special driver bonus awards will be up for grabs throughout the running of the National Quarter Mile Dirt Track Championship Weekend at Five Mile Point Speedway. The race weekend is set for next Friday and Saturday, October 13th and 14th at Five Mile Point Speedway.

Dale & Sue Smith Photography Halfway Leader Bonus Award $400 - (607) 693-1744: Awarded to the driver that is leading lap 50 in the Southern Tier 100.

Country Town Automotive Sportsman Modified Bonus Award $250 - (607) 775-7979: Awarded to the top Sportsman driver finisher in the Southern Tier 100.

Race of Champions Dirt Modified Tour Small Block Bonus Award $500: Awarded to the top finishing small block Modified in the Southern Tier 100.

T3 358 Modified Small Block Bonus Award $500: Awarded to the top finishing 358 small block Modified in the Southern Tier 100 that competed in Fridayís T3 event. Must compete in a small block Modified in the 100 lapper as well to be eligible.

Sherwood Racing Wheels Sportsman Hard Charger Bonus Award: $75 product certificate: Awarded to the driver that advances the most positions in the Race of Champions Sportsman 40 lap event.

Northeast Pure Stock Championship Top 5 Finisher Bonus Awards: Guaranteed starting spots for the $1,000 to win Southern Tier Showdown will be awarded to the top five finishers. Southern Tier Showdown is scheduled for Saturday, November 4th.

The Following are T3 Series Bonus Awards:
VP Racing Fuels: $250 in racing gasoline highest finishing car on VP.
Dewert Speed: $75 in VP racing fuel highest finishing Bicknell Chassis on VP
Sunoco Fuels: $100 in racing gasoline 2-10 galloon random draws
Lias/American Racer Tire Hard Luck Award: 1 new tire
Redís Speed Shop: $25 certificate random draw
Addison Farm Supply: Hard Charger Award New Snell 2000 Helmet
D.J. Beardsley and Sonís Inc. Lap 17 leader cash award in memory of Lyle Sherwood
Express Yourself Embroidery: Best Looking Move of the Race Award Embroidered t-shirts

The weekend gets underway on Friday with the Race of Champions Sportsman Tour 40 lap finale, The T3 358 Modified Series finale and the Northeast Pure Stock Championship. Race time on Friday is 7 p.m. On Saturday racing will get underway at 5 p.m. with the Guaranteed Starter races to be held first along with the Southern Tier 100 Race of Champions finale, IMCA Modified Empire State Series and Trackside Products Pro Stock Series finale.

For more information please contact the Five Mile Point Speedway offices at (607) 775-5555 or log on to www.fivemilepointspeedway.net.