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Magnolia Motor Speedway Memorial Day Special this Sunday Evening

Columbus, Mississippi (05/20/19) – Army National Guard presents the Magnolia Motor Speedway Memorial Day Weekend Special this Sunday, May 26.

Magnolia Motor Speedway returns to action this Sunday, May 26 with a huge program featuring the Army National Guard Durrence Layne Late Model National Touring Series battling for $2,000-To-Win. Super Late Models, Three Star Tire and Auto Street Stocks, Ranch House Diner Factory Stocks, Glenn’s BBQ and Fish Late Model Sportsman and Hot Shots will be in action as well. 

On Sunday, May 26 the pit gate opens at 3:00 p.m. with the grandstand gates opening at 5 p.m.  The driver’s meeting is slated for 6:30 p.m with racing at 7:30 p.m. 

Grandstand Admission is $15 for adults, while kids (ages 10 and under) are free.  Pit Admission is $35 for adults, kids (ages 6-10) are $25 and children (ages 5 and under) are free.

Trackside parking is an additional $15 in any unreserved spot.

For more information, call Johnny Stokes at 662-574-2572 or the Track at 662-240-3478.


Clash at The Mag Presented by Big River Steel Draws Near
Magnolia Motor Speedway’s Mega Event Set for May 30 – June 1


Columbus, Mississippi (05/16/19) Magnolia Motor Speedway is eagerly preparing for the annual Clash at the Mag Presented by Big River Steel on May 30, 31 and June 1st, 2019.

For the first time ever, the Clash at the Mag presented by Big River Steel will see three Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series programs contested. Thursday, May 30 will be highlighted by a $5,000-to-win feature as will the program on Friday, May 31. The historic weekend draws to a close on Saturday, June 1 with a $15,000-to-win finale. That means one driver could claim over $25,000 in cash throughout the course of the mega weekend.

This year’s Clash at the Mag is the biggest event in the history of Magnolia Motor Speedway and to have Big River Steel on board as the presenting sponsor makes it that much bigger,” Magnolia Motor Speedway promoter Johnny Stokes said. “With a Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series feature scheduled each night, it’s got the buzz among drivers and fans at an all-time high. I think I speak for everyone, when I say that the event can’t get here soon enough.”

Each night’s program will be filmed for a future program on MAVTV.

The program on Thursday night, May 30 is headlined by a $5,000-to-win, LOLMDS program. In addition, the Mississippi Street Stock Series (MSSS) competitors will compete for a $500 top prize. In addition, there will be practice sessions for the Durrence Layne Late Models, Ranch House Diner Factory Stocks, Glenn’s BBQ & Fish Late Model Sportsman and Hot Shots held throughout the night. The drivers meeting is at 7:00 p.m. with hot laps at 7:30 p.m and racing action to follow.

On Friday, May 31 the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series drivers will once again contest a complete $5,000-to-win event. In addition, the program includes MSSS Street Stocks ($1,000-to-win/ $75-to-start), Durrence Layne Late Models ($700-to-win/ $50-to-start), Glenn’s BBQ and Fish Late Model Sportsman ($500-to-win/ $50-to-start), Ranch House Diner Factory Stocks ($300-to-win/ $50-to-start). The drivers meeting is at 7:00 p.m. with hot laps at 7:30 p.m and racing action to follow.

The Clash at The Mag presented by Big River Steel culminates with a huge finale night on Saturday, June 1. The night is headlined by the LOLMDS Super Late Models battling for $15,000-to-win in a 100-lap feature!  Also on the night’s card are MSSS Street Stocks ($1,000-to-win/ $75-to-start, Durrence Layne Late Models ($1,000-to-win/ $50-to-start, Glenn’s BBQ and Fish Late Model Sportsman ($500-to-win/ $50-to-start), Ranch House Diner Factory Stocks ($400-to-win/ $50-to-start) and Hot Shots. Saturday night’s drivers meeting is at 6:30 p.m. with racing action starting at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday.

In 2018 Indiana’s Hudson O’Neal made history by scoring his first LOLMDS victory in the event. Joining Hudson O’Neal for this year’s expanded event will be a host of hungry LOLMDS Super Late Model competitors. The invasion will be led by two-time and defending series champion and current point’s leader Jonathan Davenport from Blairsville, Georgia. He’ll be followed into battle by Earl Pearson Jr., Tyler Erb, Jimmy Owens, Don O’Neal, Big River Steel’s Devin Moran, Josh Richards, Kyle Bronson, Tim McCreadie, Shanon Buckingham, Billy Moyer Jr., Jason Jameson, Ryan King, Stormy Scott and a host of others.

Purses, Format and Prices Based on 3-Day Event.

Thursday, May 30
Grandstand Admission
Adults: $25
Kids (ages 6-10): $5
Kids (ages 5 & under): Free

3-Day Adult Grandstand Pass: $80.00

Pit Admission
Adult Pit Admission: $35
Kids (ages 6-10): $25
Kids (ages 5 & under): Free

Friday, May 31
Adult Grandstand Admission: $25
Kids (ages 6-10): $5
Kids (ages 5 & under): Free
Adult Pit Admission: $35
Kids (ages 6-10): $25
Kids (ages 5 & under): Free

Saturday, June 1
Adult Grandstand Admission: $35
Kids (ages 6-10): $5
Kids (ages 5 & under): Free

Adult Pit Admission: $40
Kids (ages 6-10): $30
Kids (ages 5 & under): Free

Four Wheelers/ATVs, etc. in the pit area require a $25 pass for the weekend.

For more information on the event, please call Johnny Stokes at 662-574-2572 or the track at 662-240-3478 and visit the track's website at www.MagnoliaDirt.com.


Magnolia Motor Speedway Welcomes Big River Steel as Clash at the Mag Presenting Sponsor
Arkansas-Based Company Presents LOLMDS Event on May 30-June 1

1Columbus, Mississippi (May 11, 2019) – With just three weeks remaining until the annual Clash at the Mag comes to life at Magnolia Motor Speedway, officials with the facility are excited to announce that Big River Steel will be the presenting sponsor for the massive weekend, which is set for May 30-June 1.

“This year’s Clash at the Mag is the biggest event in the history of Magnolia Motor Speedway and to have Big River Steel on board as the presenting sponsor makes it that much bigger,” Magnolia Motor Speedway promoter Johnny Stokes said. “Big River Steel is allowing us to take this event to the next level, and I’m extremely honored to have them on board.

“With a Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series feature scheduled each night, it’s got the buzz among drivers and fans at an all-time high. I think I speak for everyone, when I say that the event can’t get here soon enough.”

For the first time ever, the Clash at the Mag presented by Big River Steel will see three Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series programs contested. Thursday, May 30 will be highlighted by a $5,000-to-win feature as will the program on Friday, May 31. The historic weekend draws to a close on Saturday, June 1 with a $15,000-to-win finale. That means one driver could claim over $25,000 in cash throughout the course of the mega weekend.

Big River Steel is no stranger to the Dirt Late Model world. They are a major sponsor of Devin Moran’s Dunn-Benson Motorsports No. 1 Super Late Model race team and they are looking to expand their participation in the racing world in the coming years.  

Big River Steel Chief Executive Officer Dave Stickler stated, “the Magnolia Motor Speedway is a great facility and we are excited to support the Clash at the Mag. We have many employees at Big River Steel that are enthusiastic race fans. I know many of them will be on hand to cheer on our race team and help ensure a great event for all.” 

In 2018 Indiana’s Hudson O’Neal made history by scoring his first LOLMDS victory in the event. Joining Hudson O’Neal for this year’s expanded event will be a host of hungry LOLMDS Super Late Model competitors. The invasion will be led by two-time and defending series champion and current point’s leader Jonathan Davenport from Blairsville, Georgia. He’ll be followed into battle by Earl Pearson Jr., Tyler Erb, Jimmy Owens, Don O’Neal, Big River Steel’s Devin Moran, Josh Richards, Kyle Bronson, Tim McCreadie, Shanon Buckingham, Billy Moyer Jr., Jason Jameson, Ryan King, Stormy Scott and a host of others.

As always, the traveling contingent will face a formidable challenge against the regional standouts. Drivers like Neil Baggett, Brian Rickman, Rick Rickman, Dane Dacus, Chad Thrash, Eric Cooley, and many more will be looking to upset the traveling stars.

For more information on the Big River Steel Clash at the Mag event, please call Johnny Stokes at 662-574-2572 or the track at 662-240-3478 or visit www.MagnoliaDirt.com. Find us out on Facebook and Twitter @TheMagSpeedway.

About Big River Steel
Big River Steel invested $1.3 billion to build and start up the world’s first Flex Mill™, a technologically advanced steel production facility that has quickly become a leader in the world’s steel making community.  Since operations began in early 2017, Big River Steel has provided steel products to over 225 customers in the automotive, energy, construction and agricultural industries.  At Big River Steel, there’s no talk of the status quo. True innovation leads to growth and is rebellious. To learn more about Big River Steel visit www.bigriversteel.com.


Magnolia Motor Speedway Welcomes New Class Sponsors for 2019

Columbus, Mississippi (02/20/19) – With the 2019 season rapidly approaching, Magnolia Motor Speedway is proud to welcome a trio of new class sponsors on board.

Glenn’s BBQ and Fish is now the title sponsor for the Late Model Sportsman class, while Ranch House Diner is the title sponsor for the Factory Stock division. Last but not least, Three Star Tire and Auto is the new title sponsor for the Street Stock class.

“All three of these companies are locally-owned businesses, and it’s really cool to see them stepping up to support Magnolia Motor Speedway in a major way,” promoter Johnny Stokes said. “We are really excited for this season and having new marketing partners come on board makes it even more exciting.”

Glenn’s BBQ & Fish is located in Columbus, Mississippi. Its owner, Glenn Baldwin has been in the restaurant/catering business for over 20 years. He’s been around racing his whole life. He also owns and drives an entry in the Factory Stock Class.

Columbus, Mississippi’s Ranch House Diner was founded circa 1946. Since then it’s become a staple of the area and is currently owned by Jim and Bethany Plowman. Bethany grew up just one mile from Columbus Speedway, and regularly watched her dad (Barry Honeycutt) and her brother (David Honeycutt) race. The restaurant specializes in southern food and offers a buffet. It’s known as the place, “where the locals eat.”

Three Star Tire and Auto is located in Columbus, Mississippi and is led by Melvin Murphy. Melvin is a regular at the race track and regularly provides great drone footage of the facility. He’s been in the automotive business for more than 20 years. The company is a full-service auto maintenance and auto repair shop offering expert technicians, quick service and great customer service.

For more information on any 2019 event, please call Johnny Stokes at 662-574-2572 or the Track at 662-240-3478 or visit www.MagnoliaDirt.com or check us out on Facebook and Twitter @TheMagSpeedway .


2019 Magnolia Motor Speedway Preliminary Schedule Posted

Columbus, Mississippi (01/08/19) - Magnolia Motor Speedway has posted the Preliminary Schedule for the 2019 season. Visit the Events page to view it.



Durrence Layne Dirt Late Model Series ($2,000-To-Win)
PLUS
Super Late Models
PLUS
Weekly Racing Series Event
Sunday, May 26