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Flyin' Farmer 55 CASH MONEY Late Model / Weekly Racing 08.14.2021

Springfield Raceway - Springfield, Missouri
Saturday, August 14, 2021
Flyin' Farmer 55 CASH MONEY Late Model / Weekly Racing 08.14.2021 Springfield Missouri - This Saturday August 14 APAC , Jason’s Stump Grinding & Tree Service along with K & L Mobile Home Service presents the Cash Money Latemodels at the Springfieldfield Raceway with the Flyin’ Farmer 55 a tribute to the Legendary Stock Car Diver Ken Essary.Race Fans will be treated with 2 Latemodel Main Events in the Cash Money Dirt Latemodel Series along with weekly classes of dirt cars…. APAC of Springfield will be having a tent set up so Race Fans can check out the job opportunities within their company….. APAC will be giving FREE HOTDOGS to all that visit their tent… Springfield Raceway will be giving 2 Cody Johnson tickets away to the August 21 concert compliments of Total Highspeed Internet Solutions located in Nixa Missouri. Total Highspeed Internet Solutions Indigo Sky Casino will give the Lucky Race Fan a Play & Stay at Indigo Sky Casino which includes a one night Deluxe King or Double Queen Room, $50 in Dining Credit & $20 Rewards Credit for 2 people .This is a $239 value. Other classes racing IMCA Badboy Mowers $555 to Win USRA B Mods. / $455 to Win Pepsi Pure Stocks / $255 to Win Wheeler Metals Legends / $255 to Win Caseys General Store MW Modzs $255 to Win Hayden Machinery MW B Class / $155 to Win APAC Fwd/Mini Stocks / $155 to WIN Pit Gate:3:00 Grandstands:5:30 Driver Cut Off : 5:50 Hotlaps: 6:25 Racing: 6:45 About Ken Essary: Ken Essary became known as the Flyin’ Farmer during his racing career that spanned over 40 years. He and his wife Linna live on the family farm and continue to farm today. Ken was born in 1946. Around age 10 he knew he wanted to be a racer after watching his uncle race at the Fairgrounds in Springfield. He didn’t get his first car until the age of 25 in 1971. At that time, there was only one class of cars, Late Models – Ken doesn’t remember how he did in his first outing, but he won the first A main he qualified for. In 1974 he won 18 out 20 events at Fayetteville Arkansas. Rolling through the 70’s Essary often raced 5 nights a week racking up 50 plus wins per season, collecting numerous track championships and wins in area special events. In the 80’s he started traveling to some of the closer special events and was the USAC Rookie of the Year in 1987. In 1989 he was a co-founder of MLRA. Essary also founded the Show-Me Racin Series in 2004 in an effort to keep racing affordable and provide a way to get started in racing. Some notable accomplishments: 2006 National Dirt Late Model Hall of Fame Inductee 2007 Ozarks Area Racers Hall of Fame Inductee 900+ Career A Feature Wins 1987 USAC Rookie of the Year 2 Time MLRA Champion 2 Time Show-Me Racin’ Series Champion 5 Time 4-State Dirt Track Champion 3 Time Arkansas Dirt Track Champion 2 Time Missouri Dirt Track Champion Midwest Dirt Track Championship – Muskogee, OK 3 Time World Classic Champion – Van Buren, AR Even with all the accomplishments of his own racing career, one the greatest contributions that Essary made to the sport is the help and support he has provided for area racers. For years, Ken’s race shop was the place to be for parts, fuel, tires, and advice. It would be hard to find a racer in the Ozarks that hasn’t been influenced in some way by Ken Essary.

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