Dillow has race-record 110 sponsors
A race-record 110 sponsors for the 24th annual Fred Dillow Memorial on Aug. 18 at Portsmouth (Ohio) Raceway Park will provide dozens of bonuses and extra cash for competitors in the Super Late Model event.
The $5,000-to-win event presented by Jason Tolliver for Lawrence County Auditor pays extra money throughout, including the Bozo's Just Give Me One Lap Late Model Fast Time ($1,077), the Sgt. Tim Moore Late Model Dash sponsored by Graphic Impressions ($233) and the Ryan "Pfunk" Potter Late Model Feature Halfway Leader Award ($400).
Along with the $5,000 purse, the feature winner will also receive a specially designed Fred Dillow Memorial Feature mirror courtesy of Shain Custom Decals, Motorsports Graphics & Designs. For a complete list of all sponsorships and bonuses, visit freddillowmemorial.com/purse.html.
Modifieds, Limited Late Models and sport mods will also be in action and have extra prizes, too. Gates open at 4 p.m. with the drivers’ meeting at 6, hot laps at 6:30 and racing at 7:30. General admission is $12 and pit passes are $25. Visit portsraceway.com for more details.
The race honors Fred Dillow (pictured), who died in 1990 at age 54 after a bout of leukemia.