CHILLICOTHE, Ohio – official series release — Chris Seelman photo —
The Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions finale, set for Oct. 21-22 at Ohio’s Atomic Speedway, will feature one of the largest, single event purses in the history of the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions.
The event will boast a $20,000-to-win and $1,000-to-start guaranteed payout.
“We’ve got the whole 2016 season in front of us, but we can’t wait for the $20,000 win finale at Atomic in October,” said Tony Stewart, owner of the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions. “In a perfect world, we’ll have two or three teams and drivers battling for the championship that weekend. Brad and his team do a tremendous job at Atomic; what a great event to end the season. I hope this sets the stage for many years to come.”
The two-day spectacle will ignite on Friday evening, Oct. 21, with a full schedule of preliminary competition. The Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions will participate in warm-up sessions, qualifying time trials and heat races, all set to help determine Saturday night’s A-main starting line-up.
Also on tap Friday night will be the inaugural Race of Champions; a showcase featuring a potential field of local, regional and national 410 sprint car track champions and touring champions. The Race of Champions will feature a sixteen-car field, determined by qualifying efforts on Friday night. More information regarding the Race of Champions format will be released later in the year.
The Arctic Cat All Star season finale at Atomic Speedway will continue on Saturday evening, Oct. 22, with a full lineup of expected mains, including the final Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions A-main of the season. The high-dollar A-main purse equals an impressive $66,000; awarding $1,000-to-start, $1,600 for tenth, $2,300 for fifth, $10,000 for second, and $20,000-to-win. The Saturday evening program will conclude with the crowning of the series champion.
“I would like to thank Tony Stewart and the entire Arctic Cat All Star staff for supporting our efforts at Atomic Speedway,” said Brad McCown, promoter of Atomic Speedway. “It is special to have the Arctic Cat All Stars ignite their point season at Atomic Speedway, as well as end it. We were fortunate enough to make all of this happen. As a promoter, it is my job to deliver the best entertainment possible for my fans. The Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions are certainly at the top of that list. ”
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