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Wild Card Wednesday kicks off Hamilton County Fair week

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July 22, 2019

The annual Hamilton County Fair starts Tuesday, July 23, and a lot of action is scheduled to take place on the historic half-mile of dirt of the Hamilton County Speedway driven by Spangler Automotive.

It’s Wild Card Wednesday on July 24 and Thursday, July 25, will feature Harness Racing. On Saturday, July 27, CPD Racing Shocks presents the Season Championships plus Kids Night fueled by Good Life RV, and then on Sunday, July 28, it’s the wildly popular Eve of Destruction Demo Derby & Trailer Races presented by POET.

Wednesday’s show will feature Super Late Models presented by Malvern Bank, Olsen Family USRA Modifieds, Seneca Foundry USRA Stock Cars, Stein Heating & Cooling USRA B-Mods, Diamond in the Rough USRA Hobby Stocks and MyRacePass.Com USRA Tuners.

This event is also a Summit Shootout Qualifier for the Modifieds, Stock Cars, B-Mods and Hobby Stocks. The winner of each main event will be guaranteed a spot in the Summit Shootout in September at the 6th Annual Summit Racing Equipment USRA Nationals.

It’s game on for all drivers Wednesday night and all drivers can participate for extra money with an entry fee of $50 or do not have to play the game. We will have two brand new decks of cards for the game. At drivers meeting we will draw three names and we draw another three after the heat races, These six racers will get to play the first round as will the top three from every heat race so long as those drivers signed up for the game. Each driver will pick a number between 1-54 and get that number of cards.

First round payouts are $100 for Aces, $80 for Kings, $70 for Queens, $60 for Jacks, $50 for Tens, $45 for Nines, $40 for Eights, $35 for Sevens, $30 for Sixes, $25 for Fives, $20 for Fours, $15 for Threes, $10 for Deuces and $200 for Jokers.

After each feature, the top three drivers, plus two mystery spots, will pull a card The winner of each class will pull two numbers for the drivers getting to pick the card whatever number they draw will be the position that will get to draw (so long as those drivers bought in). The Hard Charger from each class will also get to draw a card if they bought in. It’s possible that one driver could draw up to four times. Draw all four Jokers and make $1,400.

First round payouts are $250 for Aces, $200 for Kings, $175 for Queens, $150 for Jacks, $125 for Tens, $100 for Nines, $90 for Eights, $80 for Sevens, $70 for Sixes, $65 for Fives, $60 for Fours, $55 for Threes, $80 for Deuces and $500 for Jokers.

Gates open at 4:30 p.m. and hot laps begin at 6:40 with racing to follow. Spectator tickets are $15 for ages 16 and older while youth (6-15) are $10 and kids (5 & under) are free. Pit passes are $35 for those age 11 and older, youth (6-10) are $25 and kids (5 & under) are free.

Hope to see everyone this Wednesday night. The weather looks awesome!

Thursday, July 25: On Thursday the track will once again feature the Harness Racing with riders and their horse-drawn carriages circling the speedway. General admission for spectators is just $5. Gates open at 4 p.m. with racing at 5. The Hamilton County Fair Queen Coronation takes place at 7:30.

Saturday, July 27: CPD Racing Shocks presents the Summit USRA Weekly Racing Series Season Championship on Saturday, plus it’s Kids Night fueled by Good Life RV. The pits open at 4 p.m. and grandstands open at 4:30. Hot laps begin at 6:40 with racing to follow. Adult spectator tickets are just $12, juniors (12-16) are $8 and kids (11 & under) are free. Family Packs get two adults and two juniors in for just $32 (save $8). Pit passes are $30 for those age 11 and older, youth (6-10) are $20 and kids (5 & under) are free.

Sunday, July 28: The house will be rockin’ on Sunday with the return of the Eve of Destruction Demo Derby & Trailer Races presented by POET. Gates open at 4:30 p.m. and the derby starts at 5:30 with trailer races to follow. Tickets are $12 for ages 16 and older or $8 for youth (6-15). Kids (5 & Under) get in for free.

For more information about other fair events, check out HamCoExpo.com.

For more information, check out HamiltonCoSpeedway.com. You can also get social on Facebook or Twitter.

The Hamilton County Speedway driven by Spangler Automotive is located off US 20 at exit 140, then 1.2 miles north, then 0.5 mile east on Bank St., then 0.4 mile south on Bluff St. to the Hamilton County Fairgrounds in Webster City, Iowa. The physical address is 1200 Bluff St, Webster City, IA 50595.

Opening in July 1910, the Hamilton County Speedway is the oldest speedway in the state of Iowa. In 1938, work began on the current location at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds. The semi-banked half-mile dirt track was completed in the spring of 1939, and the first races were held on the track in September of that year.

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HAMILTON COUNTY SPEEDWAY MARKETING PARTNERS: Malvern Bank, Spangler Automotive, Seneca Foundry, Stein Heating & Cooling, Diamond in the Rough, D&B Agro-Systems, Casey's General Store, Humes Distributing, Pepsi Beverages, Pizza Hut, NAPA Auto Parts, Lamperts, K.C. Nielsen Ltd., Tex Trail Trailer Parts, Windsor Manor Assisted Living, State Farm Insurance, Hy-Vee, Good Life RV, Gilbert Jewelers, Casady Brothers Implement, McDonald's, WCF Financial Bank, Availa Bank, Tolle Automotive, Foster Funeral & Cremation, Gilbert Flooring & Paint, American Family Insurance, Farm Credit Services of America, Dinsdale Motors, Murphy Carpentry, DCD Concrete Coatings.