6th Annual Butch Shay Memorial postponed to August 1

By
DJ Irvine
on
July 1, 2020

Officials with the ULTIMATE Heart of America Super Late Model Series have announced that the $5,000 to win 6th Annual Butch Shay Memorial at Richmond Raceway has been postponed to August 1. With the announcement that neighboring Florence Speedway will be hosting the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series for a doubleheader on July 10 and 11, track and ULTIMATE officials felt it was in the best interest of teams and fans to postpone the 6th Annual ButchShay Memorial.

“It has been a tough for year for everyone and it will take cooperation among local tracks for us all to succeed,” said ULTIMATE Heart of America directorBill Lupinos, “We look forward to welcoming the fans and teams at RichmondRaceway on August 1.”

The Butch Shay Memorial will be co-sanctioned with the ULTIMATE Chew on ThisJerky Mid-Ohio Valley Super Late Model Series and will mark the season opener for both tours. The winner of the Butch Shay Memorial will earn a provisional starting spot in the 33rd Annual Paul “Butterball” Wooldridge Memorial slated for August 21 and 22 at Richmond Raceway.

Full Purse – Butch Shay Memorial – Richmond Raceway – ULTIMATE Heart of America Super Late Model Series
1) $5,000; 2) $2,500; 3) $1,500; 4) $1,200; 5) $1,000; 6) $850; 7) $750;8)$700; 9) $600; 10) $550; 11) $500; 12) $450; 13) $425; 14-24) $400

The 2020 contingency partners for the ULTIMATE MOV Super Late Model Series are Penske Racing Shocks, Genesis Racing Shocks, Swift Springs, Superior Bearings and Supply, Walker Performance Filtration, AR Bodies, TruForm Race Products, MPI - Max Papis Innovations, Rod End Supply, FireAide and Pulse Racing Innovations.

The 2020 marketing partners for the ULTIMATE MOV Super Late Model Series are Chew On This - Jerky, VP Racing Fuels, VP Racing Lubricants, Hoosier Racing Tire, American Racer Tires, Kryptonite Race Cars, Impact Race Gear, Speedshark Graphics, Speed 51, Thomas Clarke Performance, WV Fireworks Outlet