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360 sprints battle for $5,000 in opener

By DAVID SMITH JR.

Special to The Hays Daily News

Park City, Kansas - February 7, 2013 - With drivers and fans alike making their race plans for the upcoming season, you want to make sure this one is at the top of your list.

The 24th consecutive season opener for the National Championship Racing Association of Park City, Kansas presented by Precise Racing Products 360 sprint car division kicks off in a huge way on Saturday night, March 30th with the running of the 3rd annual "Air Capital Shootout" at 81 Speedway in Park City with the night's championship feature going home $5000 richer.

Over $20,000 in prize money will be up for grabs with all drivers making the feature finale taking home $400. This purse will be one of the largest in the tours history and drivers from across the region are expected to compete.

Below is the championship feature finale payout for Saturday night's event:

1) $ 5000, 2) $ 3000 3) $2000 4) $1500 5) $1000 6) $700 7) $600 8) $ 500 9) $500 10) $500 11) $400 12) $400 13) $400 14) $400 15) $400 16) $400 17) $400 18) $ 400 19) $400 20) $ 400

Complete rules and more information can be found on the series website www.racencra.com. For more race information contact the NCRA office (316) 755-1781.

Since 1971 the NCRA has sanctioned dirt track races across the Great Plains with the series currently sanctioning five other divisions. They include modifieds, southern sport modifieds, late models, 360 sprint cars, 305 sprint cars and new mod lites. The 2013 season for the National Championship Racing Association is the 43rd anniversary season with races scheduled at sixteen different race tracks across Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas and Missouri.