Stafford Springs, CT — The 8th annual CARQUEST SK 150, scheduled for Friday, July 22 at Stafford Motor Speedway, will feature total posted awards of over $25,000, making the event one of the most lucrative races anywhere in the northeast for the 2011 season.
The winner of the 8th Annual CARQUEST SK 150 has the potential of walking away with $3,800. The winner’s share of the purse is $3,500 with $300 in first place contingency money available from CARQUEST Auto Parts and Trantolo and Trantolo. Additional contingency bonuses of $125 for second place will be paid by Call Before You Dig, and New England Race Fuel will supply a $50 product bonus to the third place finisher and a $25 product bonus to the top-3 finishing cars using the Stafford Speedway SK Modified® Spec Engine, bringing the total posted awards for the 8th Annual CARQUEST SK 150 up to $25,300. Drivers must have contingency decals from each contingency sponsor on their cars to receive the contingency bonus and drivers must use Sunoco Race Fuel in order to receive the New England Race Fuel product bonuses.
The 8th Annual CARQUEST SK 150 will start 30 cars and pays $300 to start the race, while 10th place will pay $1,000. The purse increases by $100 for each position from 9th place to 3rd place, while second place pays $2,200. The payout for 11th place is $900, and from positions 12 through 16, the purse decreases by $100 per position. The 17th position pays $375, and the remainder of the starting positions decreases by $25 per position to 20th place, with all drivers finishing 20th thru 30th receiving $300.