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Willamette Speedway juices up main event payout for Aug. 20


August 9, 2016

Willamette Speedway Writer

As the summer racing continues to be in full swing Willamette Speedway is not slowing down anytime soon.

The historic one-third-mile clay oval has decided to add some money to the purse on Saturday, Aug. 20, which is sure to attract some top-tier talent from all over the Pacific Northwest.

A full breakdown of the main event payout can be found at the bottom of this story but the winner will collect a cool $1,000 that night from a 50-lap race.

Modified racing at Willamette has had 10 straight years of regular competition since the division became a staple in 2006. Sanctioned in 2013 with the International Motor Contest Association, or IMCA, the last two state champions have run the majority of their races at the Lebanon facility. Those drivers are Craig Cassell and Collen Winebarger.

Collen Winebarger, Kyle Yeack, and John Campos are the only three drivers to have won twice already this season. Single race Willamette winners include Dustin Cady, Lane Zerbin, and Matthew Drager.

Tickets for Aug. 20 are $14 for adults; juniors/seniors/military members are $10; youths are $5, and a Family Pass (two adults and up to four youths) is $35. Front gates open at 3:30 p.m. and racing kicks off around 6:30. For more information, log on to

Former Willamette Speedway IMCA Modified Track Champions

2006- Craig Hanson

2007- Rob Mayea

2008- Rob Mayea

2009- Rob Mayea

2010- Dustin Cady

2011- Dustin Cady

2012- Kyle Yeack

2013- Bubba Foster

2014- Collen Winebarger

2015- Collen Winebarger

Modified Payout For Aug. 20

1. $1,000

2. $300

3. $220

4. $180

5. $170

6. $160

7-20. $150


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