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Eldora Speedway

Fast Facts: 47th annual World 100

September 4, 2017, 11:40 am
By Robert Holman
DirtonDirt.com weekend editor

47th World 100

Dates: Sept. 7-9 (Twin $10,000-to-win features Thursday; twin $10,000-to-win features Friday; and heats, consolations and $50,000-to-win main event Saturday). | Complete World 100 coverage

Track: Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio (high-banked half-mile clay oval).

Purse: $425,800 total purse includes $50,000 to 100-lap winner and at least $2,500 to all 30 starters.

Sanction: UMP DIRTcar (non-touring points)

Last year’s winner: Bobby Pierce of Oakwood, Ill.

Tickets: Thursday general admission $24 (12-and-under free); Friday $24 (12-and-under free); Saturday $40 ($12-and-under free). Add $4 for reserved seats (12-and-under reserved seats are $10 Thursday and Friday and $16 Saturday).

Pit passes: Thursday $29; Friday $29; Saturday $45 (three-day pit pass is $93; two-day pit-pass is $69).

On the web: eldoraspeedway.com

Track phone: (937) 338-3815

Pay-per-view: Live productions each night available at DirtonDirt.com or eldoraspeedway.com with multiple announcers, multiple cameras, on-screen race lineups and a live timing and scoring feed. Prices are $23.95 Thursday, $23.95 Friday and $39.95 Saturday. Follow this link for complete information.

Notes: The last nine World 100s have produced nine winners. … Last year’s event drew 108 entrants. … Jimmy Owens of Newport, Tenn., is the last repeat winner, picking up victories in 2007 and 2011. … There were 10 winners in the first 10 World 100s. … Larry Moore of Dayton, Ohio, was the first two-time winner, with victories in 1979 and 1981. Moore won again in 1985, becoming the event’s first three-time winner. … Led by the six World 100 victories by Billy Moyer of Batesville, Ark., seven drivers have won multiple globes. Donnie Moran and Scott Bloomquist have won four apiece. Other multiple winners: Jeff Purvis (three), Larry Moore (three), Brian Birkhofer (two) and Jimmy Owens (two). … Only three drivers have won back-to-back World 100s. Jeff Purvis (’83-’84) was the first to accomplish the feat. Billy Moyer (’93-’94) and Donnie Moran (’96-’97) are the other two. … To set Saturday’s heat race lineups, drivers earn points through their time trials, heats and features on Thursday and Friday; combined Thursday-Friday points determine Saturday’s heats. … Provisionals for Saturday’s 10th row will be based on those points rather than qualifying times. … The Eldora Speedway tire rule of no grooving, siping, needling or pinning is in effect throughout the weekend. Drivers are required to us a Hoosier LM 20 on the left front, right front and left rear. They may use an LM 20 or Hoosier LM 40 on the right rear. … Saturday’s program includes two consolation races along with two consolation “scrambles” among drivers who fail to transfer. … UMP DIRTcar points are awarded to all drivers throughout the weekend. … First-time World 100 entrants will vie for extra cash with the Shane Unger Memorial Rookies of the Race awards program. $5,000 is up for grabs. The award pays tribute to late Ohio driver Shane Unger, who died after an accident during last year’s World 100 preliminaries. … Eldora has hosted three Sunoco American Late Model Series races this season with Nick Hoffman of Mooresville, N.C., Casey Noonan of Sylvania, Ohio, and Billy Moyer of Batesville, Ark., earning victories.

World 100 winners

(Complete race history)
Year: Driver, hometown
2016: Bobby Pierce, Oakwood, Ill.
2015: Jonathan Davenport, Blairsville, Ga.
2014: Scott Bloomquist, Mooresburg, Tenn.
2013: John Blankenship, Williamson, W.Va.
2012: Brian Birkhofer, Muscatine, Iowa
2011: Jimmy Owens, Newport, Tenn.
2010: Billy Moyer, Batesville, Ark.
2009: Bart Hartman, Zanesville, Ohio
2008: Shane Clanton, Locust Grove, Ga.
2007: Jimmy Owens, Newport, Tenn.
2006: Earl Pearson Jr., Jacksonville, Fla.
2005: Dale McDowell, Rossville, Ga.
2004: Chub Frank, Bear Lake, Pa.
2003: Dan Schlieper, Pewaukee, Wis.
2002: Brian Birkhofer, Muscatine, Iowa
2001: Scott Bloomquist, Mooresburg, Tenn.
2000: Billy Moyer, Batesville, Ark.
1999: Steve Francis, Ashland, Ky.
1998: Billy Moyer, Batesville, Ark.
1997: Donnie Moran, Dresden, Ohio
1996: Donnie Moran, Dresden, Ohio
1995: Jack Boggs, Grayson, Ky.
1994: Billy Moyer, Batesville, Ark.
1993: Billy Moyer, Batesville, Ark.
1992: Donnie Moran, Frazeysburg, Ohio
1991: Billy Moyer, Batesville, Ark.
1990: Scott Bloomquist, Mooresburg, Tenn.
1989: Donnie Moran, Frazeysburg, Ohio
1988: Scott Bloomquist, Mooresburg, Tenn.
1987: Randy Boggs, Grayson, Ky.
1986: Jeff Purvis, Clarksville, Tenn.
1985: Larry Moore, Dayton, Ohio
1984: Jeff Purvis, Clarksville, Tenn.
1983: Jeff Purvis, Clarksville, Tenn.
1982: Mike Duvall, Gaffney, S.C.
1981: Larry Moore, Dayton, Ohio
1980: Charlie Swartz, Lucasville, Ohio
1979: Larry Moore, Dayton, Ohio
1978: Ken Walton, Viola, Iowa
1977: Doug Kenimer, Dalton, Ga.
1976: Charles Hughes, Dalton, Ga.
1975: Joe Merryfield, Des Moines, Iowa
1974: Ed Sanger, Waterloo, Iowa
1973: Floyd Gilbert, Lockland, Ohio
1972: Verlin Eaker, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
1971: Bruce Gould, Milford, Ohio

Weekend purses

Thursday and Friday twins
1. $10,000
2. $4,000
3. $3,000
4. $2,500
5. $2,000
6. $1,800
7. $1,500
8. $1,400
9. $1,300
10. $1,200
11. $1,100
12. $1,000
13. $975
14. $950
15. $925
16. $900
17. $875
18. $850
19. $825
20. $800
21. $775
22. $750
23. $725
24. $700
Saturday feature
1. $50,000
2. $20,000
3. $12,500
4. $10,000
5. $8,750
6. $7,500
7. $6,500
8. $6,000
9. $5,500
10. $5,000
11. $4,000
12. $3,000
13. $2,950
14. $2,900
15. $2,875
16. $2,850
17. $2,825
18. $2,800
19. $2,775
20. $2,750
21. $2,725
22. $2,700
23. $2,675
24. $2,650
25. $2,625
26. $2,600
27. $2,575
28. $2,550
29. $2,525
30. $2,500
(Drivers failing to transfer from heats $250; consolation scrambles pay $1,500-to-win, etc.)

World 100 feature lineup structure

Row 1: Sixth heat winner, fifth heat winner
Row 2: Fourth heat winner, third heat winner
Row 3: Second heat winner, first heat winner
Row 4: First heat runner-up, second heat runner-up
Row 5: Third heat runner-up, fourth heat runner-up
Row 6: Fifth heat runner-up, sixth heat runner-up
Row 7: First heat third place, second heat third place
Row 8: Third heat third place, fourth heat third place
Row 9: Fifth heat third place, sixth heat third place
Row 10: Provisional starters
Row 11: First consy winner, second consy winner
Row 12: First consy runner-up, second consy runner-up
Row 13: First consy third place, second consy third place
Row 14: First consy fourth place, second consy fourth place
Row 15: First consy fifth place, second consy fifth place

Event schedule

(For camping and other details, visit eldoraspeedway.com)
Thursday
6 a.m.-6 p.m.: Showers open (front of Lot 2)
7-11 a.m.: Breakfast at turn four concessions
8 a.m.: Hillside markings may begin
8 a.m.-8 p.m.: Turn-three race registration opens (pit passes and media credential sign-in)
9 a.m. Turn-three pit gate opens
9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.: Technical inspection for Late Models
10 a.m. Main gate ticket office opens (tickets, pit passes and will call)
10 a.m.: Turn-four ticket office opens (tickets and pit passes)
10 a.m.: All ADA parking opens (permit required)
11 a.m.: Grandstand cleared and secured for grand opening
Noon: All admission gates/suites/concessions open
5 p.m.: Drivers’ meeting
6 p.m.: Hot laps
8 p.m.: Racing begins
Thursday night party: Following the completion of racing in the Fan Zone

Friday

6 a.m.-6 p.m.: Showers open (front of Lot 2)
7-11 a.m.: Breakfast at turn four concessions
10 a.m. Main gate ticket office opens (tickets, pit passes and will call)
10 a.m.-8 p.m.: Turn-three race registration opens (pit passes and media credential sign-in)
10 a.m.: Turn-four ticket office opens (tickets and pit passes)
10 a.m.: All ADA parking opens (permit required)
11 a.m.: Grandstand cleared and secured for grand opening
Noon: All admission gates/suites/concessions open
Noon: Turn-three pit gate opens
Noon-4:30 p.m.: Technical inspection for Late Models
1 p.m.: Cornhole tournament (in barn)
5 p.m.: Drivers’ meeting
6 p.m.: Hot laps
8 p.m.: Racing begins

Saturday

6 a.m.-6 p.m.: Showers open (front of Lot 2)
7-11 a.m.: Breakfast at turn four concessions
10 a.m. Main gate ticket office opens (tickets, pit passes and will call)
10 a.m.-8 p.m.: Turn-three race registration opens (pit passes and media credential sign-in)
10 a.m.: Turn-four ticket office opens (tickets and pit passes)
10 a.m.: All ADA parking opens (permit required)
11 a.m.: Grandstand cleared and secured for grand opening
Noon: All admission gates/suites/concessions open
Noon: Turn-three pit gate open
Noon: All concessions open
3:30 p.m.: Autograph session in Fan Zone
4:30 p.m.: Drivers’ meeting in Fan Zone
7 p.m.: Start of program

 
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