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Increased purse, bonuses for Winchester 400

The ASA STARS era boasts increased financial incentives

The 52nd Winchester 400, the penultimate event on the ASA STARS national Super Late Model schedule, on October 15 will feature an increased purse and additional contingency bonuses.

For one, the winner of the race will score $20,000 with the potential of earning an additional $14,5000 in track and series bonuses. The winner would net a maximum $34,5000.

Those bonuses include:

$1,000 to the GoFas Pole Award
$1,000 to the stage one winner
$1,000 to the stage two winner
$2,000 to the highest finishing race rookie
$1,500 to the highest finishing driver using a crate engine
$1,500 to the highest finishing non-series-regular

The full entry blank can be found here


Event Distance: 400 Laps
Qualifying Format: Single Car Qualifying, Top 8 Redraw.
Starting Field: 1-20 from Qualifying, 21-24 from Last Chance Race. Positions 25-26 are reserved for ASA STARS National Tour owner points provisionals. Positions 27-28 are reserved for ASA/CRA Super Series owner points provisionals. Promoter has the option to add additional starters at reduced pay.
Race Format: The 400 lap caution counting race will have 3 stages with controlled pit stop stage brakes at lap 150 and 300.

Tires: Maximum 12 Tire Race. Hoosier ST3 Right Side, F-45 Left Side. Practice Tires Available. Contact Series Tire Distributer Bob Varney at 586-615-8763.
Fuel: Sunoco 110 (30 gal. min. purchase)
Testing Restrictions: No testing after Friday, October 6th


1) $20,000, 2) $10,000, 3) $7,500, 4) $5,000, 5) $4,000, 6) $3,000, 7) $2,750, 8) $2,500, 9) $2,250, 10) $2,000, 11) $1,900, 12) $1,800, 13) $1,700 14) $1,600, 15-28) $1,500; Last Chance Race: 1-4) $750

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Matt Weaver is the owner and founder of Short Track Scene. Weaver grew up in the sport, having raced himself before becoming a reporter in college at the University of South Alabama. He also has extensive experience covering NASCAR, IndyCar and Dirt Sprint Cars.

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