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Monday, April 15, 2024

Staging Light Southern Doorcar Showdown to Invade Darlington

Make plans now to attend the Summit Racing Equipment Southern Doorcar Showdown presented by McCarty Auto Parts, Inc. April 13-16, 2023 at Darlington Dragway.

HARTSVILLE, SC- The Staging Light Summit Racing Equipment Southern Doorcar Showdown presented by McCarty Auto Parts, Inc. comes to Darlington Dragway April 13-16, 2023, bringing with it affordable, great-paying big money bracket racing for Top Bulb Doorcars and Lefthand-Steer Roadsters, plus No-Box racers. The main events will feature two $10Ks, and the Abruzzi Transmissions and Converters $20K on Saturday all for a weekend entry of just $400! In addition, there will also be a Thursday “Bracket Racer’s” Test & Tune, Friday night $7K Legendary 64 Shootout, and a $3K Saturday night Gamblers Race.

MotorManiaTV will be covering the action Fri-Sat-Sun, presented by Hot Shot’s Secret and Vickers Performance Transmissions. Also, Gunny Spence will be on the grounds with Malakai Prime Media providing additional event coverage!

Get more details below!

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Main Events $10K/ $20K/ $10K

Friday and Sunday, racers will have the opportunity to run for $10,000-to-win. On Abruzzi Transmissions & Convertors Saturday, racers will compete for $20,000. The gate weekend entry for all three days is only $400 which is a $130 savings over the single day prices. If you do want to get a single day entry, the $10Ks are $150 and the $20K will be $20. There will be a re-entry option if you lose first round. The $10K’s re-entry fee is $100 and the $20K is $150. See pay structures below.

Saturday $20K

  • Winner: $20,000
  • Runner-up: $5,000
  • Semi: $2,000
  • Rnd 6 Win: $800
  • Rnd 5 Win: $600
  • Rnd 4 Win: $400
  • Rnd 3 Win: $200

Friday & Sunday $10K

  • Winner: $10,000
  • Runner-up: $3,000
  • Semi: $1,000
  • Rnd 6 Win: $400
  • Rnd 5 Win: $300
  • Rnd 4 Win: $200
  • Rnd 3 Win: $100

No-Box Racers Welcome!

For the Friday, Saturday, and Sunday main events, a No-Box segment will be run separate, with a separate bye run, down to 1, earning the same round money as the Box main event. The No-Box winner receives a bonus and advances into the next round of the Box main event. The No-Box bonus for the $10K events is $500 and $1,000 for the $20K event. Bonus doubles if 32 or more in the No-Box segment. Single entries only in the No-Box segment. Doubles will run with the Box doorcars. “N” after dial-in honored to turn off CrossTalk if faster car. Sorry, no deep staging allowed.

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Thursday “Bracket. Racer’s Test N’ Tune

Finally, REAL practice for Bracket Racers! All runs are handicapped. Dial-in every pass and practice in “race mode”, and keep running, “win or lose”! Prizes for Best Package, closest MOV, and more! Entry is $30 and will be run on Thursday from 4pm-8pm.

Friday Night $7K Legendary 64 Shootout

Friday night will feature a $7K Legendary 64 Shootout! Winner takes home $7K and runner-up will claim $1,000. There will be no buybacks and no doubles allowed. The entry fee is $250.

Saturday Night Gamblers Race

Saturday night will feature a $3K Gamblers Race! Winner takes home $3,000 and runner up will earn $1,000. $50 round money starts with 3rd round winners. The entry fee is $100 and double entries are allowed. There will be a $50 buyback if there are more than 90 cars.

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Schedule

Thursday

  • Gates Open 1pm
  • Test & Tune ($30) 4pm-8pm
  • Parking open all night

Friday

  • Registration Opens 8am
  • Time Trial (1) 9am
  • Eliminations to Follow
  • Legendary 64 Friday Night

Saturday

  • Registration Opens 8am
  • New Entry Time Trial 9am
  • Eliminations to Follow
  • Saturday Night Gamblers

Sunday

  • No Engines Fired Before 9:30am
  • Registration Opens 8am
  • Godspeed Services 8:30am
  • New Entry Time Trial 10am
  • Eliminations to Follow

Spectators and crew members gate entry is $10 per day and kids 12 & under are FREE!

If you need more information about the Summit Racing Equipment Southern Doorcar Showdown presented by McCarty Auto Parts, Inc. at Darlington Dragway, contact Michael Beard at 440-415-3541 or at staginglight@gmail.com.

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