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22nd Topless 100 this weekend in Batesville

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BATESVILLE, AR (BatesvilleMotorSpeedway.net) - The 22nd Annual COMP Cams Topless 100 - Presented by Crop Production Services will be sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. The event will also be co-sanctioned by the COMP Cams Super Dirt Series - Presented by Lucas Oil. This year's event will take place on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, August 14th, 15th and 16th at Batesville Motor Speedway in Locust Grove, AR. This crown jewel event will pay $40,000 to win and $2,000 to start with over $130,000 up for grabs in the 100-lap feature.
The COMP Cams Topless 100 - Presented by Crop Production Services is a unique event each year for both the racers and the fans at Batesville Motor Speedway. The event's unique format will feature cars with the roofs removed, giving spectators an up close and personal look at what it takes for drivers to wrestle their cars around the 3/8 mile dirt oval. The Topless 100 is one of the crown jewel events and trophy that is coveted by racers from all over the country.

COMP Cams returns as the title sponsor of this crown jewel event and is a big supporter of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. For more than 35 years, the COMP Cams mission is to produce the highest-performing products possible, provide customers with superior service, and to lead the industry in technological development. While the COMP Performance Group has grown to multiple companies and hundreds of employees, COMP Cams still retains the competitive spirit and desire to be the very best and has positioned COMP Cams as the absolute leader in valve train components. To learn more visit www.compcams.com.

Crop Production Services has come on board as the presenting sponsor this year of the Topless 100. CPS continues to grow as a company by being innovative and is a full-service agriculture retailer with 326 facilities and satellites in 24 states. CPS supports and sponsors racers all over the country and has expanded its presence in the industry by partnering with Batesville Motor Speedway for the Topless 100 event. To learn more about Crop Production Services visit their website at www.cpsagu.com.

Activities for the COMP Cams Topless 100 - Presented by Crop Production Services will get underway on Thursday night, August 14th with an open practice session. On Friday night, August 15th activities include LOLMDS Hot Laps, Miller Welders Time Trials and Heat Races. Modifieds will run a full show as the support class on Friday night. Then, on Saturday August 16th activities will include a special COMP Cams driver's autograph session, followed by the LOLMDS B-Mains, and the COMP Cams Topless 100 main event.

"It's always great to work with Mooney and Connie Starr and their staff at Batesville Motor Speedway and sanctioning the Topless 100 again. It's fun to see these cars without their roofs and the fans really get into this event every year. Having COMP Cams as the title sponsor of this event with all their history and support of this race and the dirt late model industry is a real honor to be a part of. We look forward to seeing all the great loyal fans and enjoy the weekend of festivities together", stated Ritchie Lewis, Director, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series.

Terry Phillips of Springfield, MO is the defending race winner and will be looking to repeat his exciting win from last year. Drivers from all over the country are expected to compete along with the stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and the COMP Cams Super Dirt Series - Presented by Lucas Oil.

IMCA Modifieds will race for $800 to win each night on Fri and Sat nights at the Topless 100 event sponsored by Larry Shaw Race Cars. IMCA Modified points will be given on Friday. Sat will be IMCA rules, but no points awarded.

Grandstands open on Friday and Saturday at 4PM.  Thursday is an open practice and grandstands will be open to public.

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