Ponderosa Speedway Off June 16; Schaeffer’s SNBS Kentucky Klassic Next on June 23
Junction City, KY (June 11, 2017) Ponderosa Speedway track promoter Jamie Stumph and co-owner Larry Redenius will have the 3/8-mile D-shaped red clay oval better known as “Kentucky’s Baddest Bullring” closed on Friday June 16 for the Boyle County Fair, but will return to action on Friday June 23 as the Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series presented by Sunoco Race Fuels and Tennessee RV will sanction the 25th Annual Kentucky Klassic, paying $4,000 to win for Super Late Models, along with a full racing for all other divisions that compete at the track.   

The 25th Annual Kentucky Klassic will take place at Ponderosa Speedway on Friday June 23 will see the Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series presented by Sunoco Race Fuel and Tennessee RV sanction the Super Late Model portion of the event, with the winner taking home $4,000 for their efforts.  Also in competition at Ponderosa Speedway on June 23 will be the track’s Pro (Crate) Late Models racing for $800 to win and Open Wheel Modifieds racing for $700 to win.  Joining these three divisions on June 23 will be KDRA Super Stocks racing for $600 to win, Stock Four Cylinders racing for $300 to win, and Mini-Cup/Cyclones racing for $100 to win.  All divisions, except Super Late Models, will utilize the practice/time trial combo format to determine heat race starting positions, with Super Late Models having a separate time trial session.  Transponder timing/scoring is used at Ponderosa Speedway and the rental fee for a transponder is $10.  RACEceivers are also mandatory and are required to be in use each a competitor is on the track.  Super Late Model teams will pay their entry fee and secure their transponders from the Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series race control trailer. 

Also, as part of the 25th Annual Kentucky Klassic, all Super Late Model drivers will receive a free meal from the Ponderosa Speedway concession area, consisting of a cheeseburger, fries, and drink.  This is courtesy of series sponsors Friends of Monticello, KY and Rounders Racing of Stanford KY.   

Activities for the Friday June 23 Kentucky Klassic racing program at Ponderosa Speedway will see the pit area and general admission area gates open at 4:00 p.m.  The drivers meeting will take place at 7:00 p.m., followed immediately by practice and time trials, and green flag racing.  Ticket prices and purse information for the event will be posted in an upcoming press release later this week.   

Ponderosa Speedway is located at 365 Phillips Lane on the Boyle/Lincoln County border, outside of Junction City, KY, just minutes from Danville, KY.  Jamie Stumph is the track promoter.  For more information about racing activities at Ponderosa Speedway, visit the track’s webpage on the internet at or by contacting track promoter Jamie Stumph at (859) 326-0579 or via email at, via Twitter @PonderosaSpdwy, or on Facebook at (Ponderosa Speedway).  Patrons and/or other interested parties can phone the track at (859) 854-6808 on raceday.