Explosive Weekend at West Plains Motor Speedway's 24th Annual Burton Creek Pharmacy Firecracker Classic 5000


This past Friday, July 5th and Saturday, July 6th the West Plains Motor Speedway held it's 24th Annual Burton Creek Pharmacy Firecracker Classic. The weekend was definitely explosive as 112 Cars turned out Friday Night and 107 Cars Saturday Night to give the almost 3000 race fans that attended throughout the weekend a taste of the hottest racing action on dirt. Race goers not only felt the rumble of the race engines, but also the rattle of their seats with the Spectacular Hirsch Feed and Farm Supply Fireworks show that many race goers are calling the best fireworks show in the Ozarks! Race goers won 100's of giveaways from shirts to hats and even cold hard cash! Saturday night closed with the $5000 to Win Super Stock show that had race fans on the edge of their seats with Super Stocks giving everything they had sending dirt and metal flying as they battled it out for the $5000 cash prize. In the end, Car KEG1 Jeremy Russell from Jonesboro, Arkansas fought his way from 4th position to 1st and took home the trophy and huge $5000 check. With Burls Woods from Springfield, Missouri Car #5 finishing in 2nd and Derek Brown from Stoutland, Missouri Car #11 taking home 3rd. A big congratulations to Jeremy Russel and all of our weekends winners.

West Plains Motor Speedway would like to thank Everyone that attended, all the Racers, Race Sponsor Burton Creek Pharmacy and Fireworks Sponsor Hirsch Feed and Farm Supply for making this years Firecracker Classic 5000 a huge success and great time for all.

Come join us this coming weekend Saturday, July 13th for The Napa Auto Parts - Napa Know How Double Points Race. It's going to be another exciting weekend, be watching for more details.