2013 Highbanks Hustle Info & Sponsors

Monster Energy High Banks Hustle July 11-13, 2013 
(Rain date July 14th) 
Wing Outlaw class only for the weekend
Pre-Entry Form

     Thursday July 11th: Open practice from 6-9 pm
             $10 pit passes, FREE grandstands admission
     Friday July 12th: Preliminary Night $500 to win, $30 to start feature
     Saturday July 13th: Feature Night $5,000 to win, $250 to start feature
            Grandstands and pits will open at 3 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. 
            Hotlaps 6 p.m. National anthem followed by racing at 7 p.m.

     $125: Entry fee for the weekend after June 13 (driver pit pass not included)
     $30: Pit Passes each day Friday and Saturday
     $50: Reserved parking for the weekend              
     $10: Grandstand admission (over 12)
     $5:  Grandstand admission (12 & under)
     $20:  Event t-shirts

Friday Format:
     10 lap heat races based off of a pill draw
     Passing points will be given in the heat races to line up 20 lap qualifiers
     Top 24 cars will start the feature Friday night
     TOP 6 in the 30 lap feature will be LOCKED IN to Saturday night’s A-Main.
                        (These 6 cars will run a special dash on Saturday night.) 

Saturday Format:
     10 lap heat races based off of a pill draw
     Passing points will be given in the heat races to line up 20 lap qualifiers
     Top "so many" out of each qualifier will fill spots 7-18 for the feature
     15 lap Last Chance Showdown (LCS) will be ran with the first 18 cars not in the
     Top 6 in the LCS will fill out the 24 car field
     Top 6 from Friday night will run a dash determining the starting order for the
             front 3 rows
     Winner of the dash will have LANE CHOICE in the feature
     40 lap Monster Energy High Banks Hustle feature event

1- $5006- $10011- $501- $5,0006- $75011- $375
2- $4007- $9012- $452- $2,5007- $62512- $350
3- $3008- $8013- $403- $1,6258- $50013- $325
4- $2009- $7014- $354- $1,0009- $45014- $300
5- $15010- $6015-24- $305- $87510- $40015- $275
16-24- $250

SIR was just contacted by Lightning Wings and they are now upping their sponsorship for the Monster Energy Highbanks Hustle! They are now giving a minimum of a $25 gift certificate to everyone making the Saturday A-Main!!!

1st: $100
2-5: $50
6-24: $25
1st driver in LCQ not making the show: $25

SIR would like to thank Clarissa and everyone at Lightning Wings for their continued support!!!

Special thanks to B&B GolfCarts of Carbondale,IL for this bad boy too! This will be the Official Pace Car of The Highbanks Hustle!

If you're in the market for a golf cart, new or late model pre-owned, B&B GolfCarts can get you fixed up. Did I mention they can make just about anything you want as well? Give them a chance to make you the buzz of the course or neighborhood!

Check them out at 

Jason Rix is the man responsible for this awesome display of craftsmanship. If you know him or see him, make sure you tell him what an awesome job he did!

To kick off the week, we're releasing the pre-entry list for the event and are working on some even BIGGER NEWS!

Car # Name Hometown
1 Dereck King Goreville, IL
2p Jake Palmisano Marion, IL
2 Todd Kirkman Kokomo, IN
3 George Hertter Metropolis, IL
3D Daniel Cobin Royalton, IL
3N Jake Neuman New Berlin, IL
7B Brent Busz Pierceton, IN
7W Trent Wilson Camden, IN
8 Chris Andrews Tulsa, OK
8G Tyler Gordon Fletcher, OK
10 Kole Kirkman Kokomo, IN
16 Larry Pope Marion, IL
16B Dakota Busche Fort Wayne, IN
22 Travis Senter Osceola, AR
23 Jeremy Camp Blue Mound, IL
26 Chris Hunter Salem, KY
30 Kurt Herman Benton, IL
31 Dylan Kadous Topeka, KS

34 Tyler Stump Avilla, IN
34 Blane Culp Columbia City, IN
43 Dewayne Emberton Clarksville, TN
44T Zac Taylor Indianapolis, IN
45 Tony Lawrence Cambria, IL
51B Joe B Miller Millersville, MO
57 Jimmy Wells Benton, IL
75 Jay Parks Marion, IL
75B Brian Busz Lafayette, IN
87 Kyle Stearns Marion, IL
88 Eric Wright Goodlettsville,TN
90 Jeffrey Wallace Albion, IL
91 Cale Thomas Fairland, IN
92 Jake Rosario Guthrie, OK
94 Andrew Peters Converse, IN
99 Alec Long Mt. Vernon, IL
109 Tim Mevert DeSoto, IL
118 Scott Evans Keller, TX
880 Kameron Morral Smithsburg, MD

Bandit Shox is proud to join Southern Illinois Raceway’s High Banks Hustle as the exclusive shock sponsor for 2013. Bandit Shox’s Sonny Ross of Windsor, Illinois has been around the racing world since his start in go-karts in 1993. Since then, he has made his rounds from micros, modifieds, American Race Trucks, ARCA, and even the Nationwide series. Beginning in 2007, he became a partner with his brother Heath as a microsprint builder/fabricator of the Woody’s Chassis. He is an Afco distributor, having been to their extensive shock training, but is capable of and frequently working on all brands of shocks. Having worked on numerous styles and makes of dynos, he currently owns and operates a Maxwell, priding himself on constantly staying up to date with the latest shock technology. Ross performs a number of shock services, building, rebuilding, repairing, modifying, revalving, custom valving, dynoing, identifying, and recommending shocks, excited to be on site at SIR for the High Banks Hustle with his dyno to provide any and all shock services needed.

Additionally, Bandit Shox is dynoing a set of shocks for 10 of our pre entered drivers for free! We drew 10 random names and here are the 10 who have won the free dyno service: Cale Thomas, Dereck King, Chris Hunter, Blane Culp, Jeremy Camp, Jimmy Wells, Tim Mevert, Daniel Cobin, Tony Lawrence, & Alec Long. To those that won the free dyno service message Sonny or Heath Ross on Facebook or get with Jake Palmisano or Kurt Hermann.

The Monster Energy High Banks Hustle Welcomes the Bank of Herrin!
The Bank of Herrin is one of Southern Illinois' oldest and most trusted banks for both personal and business banking with bank branches in Herrin, Carterville, Marion, Cambria and Energy.

With a wide range of products and services including Personal and Business Checking Accounts and Loans, Personal Savings Accounts, Online banking and so much more, the Bank of Herrin is your one stop for all your banking needs. 

On their Personal Banking side, their Customer Service area is staffed by courteous people-oriented staff trained to help you decide which type of account is best for you. In addition, their Business banking is top of the line as well. They know that it is hard work running a business, and don't think your commercial checking account should be one of your worries!

Visit them online today at www.bankofherrin.com or one of their locations in Herrin, Carterville, Marion, Cambria or Energy!

ADVANCED TOOL & ENGINEERING SUPPORTING THE MONSTER ENERGY HIGHBANKS HUSTLE Southern Illinois Raceway is pleased to announce the addition of another Monster Energy Highbanks Hustle sponsor! Advanced Tool & Engineering was founded in 2003 by Terry and Nancy Dines. Advanced Tool & Engineering is a tier 1 supplier to the Automotive and Aerospace industry, supplying them with high end tooling and gauges for their own part production. With over 38 years experience in the Tool & Die field Terry has blended the old school knowledge of machining with the high tech world of CNC machining! Their facility host all late model Haas and Fadal vertical machining centers, Hass CNC lathe, Wire EDM, Lucas horizontal boring mill, along with a full array of manual support equipment. They utilize the latest in CNC programming software to work from customers drawing files and 3d solid models, as well as in house design and engineering. While racers at heart and still racing themselves most every weekend, Terry and John are constantly coming up with those trick race car parts! Advanced Tool & Engineering is a family owned and operated business located in Danville, Illinois who strives for excellence and settles for no less. Look toward them for your next project of 1 or 1,000 parts you'll be glad you did!

SIR is very grateful and appreciative of Advanced Tool & Engineering's support of the Monster Energy Highbanks Hustle!

Advanced Tool & Engineering, 14782 E. 2400 N. Rd., Danville, IL 61834; 217-443-0620 ph; 217-443-4586 fax

Southern Illinois Raceway is pleased to announce the hard charger award for the Monster Energy Highbanks Hustle. We would first like to welcome the Southern Illinois area Federated Auto Parts stores as a sponsor of the Hustle. Federated Auto Parts is a nationally known auto parts distribution network with over 4,000 Auto Parts stores across the country, and that number is growing. Federated strives to provide both the trained professional and the do-it-yourselfer with quality products that meet or exceed O.E.M. specifications and are made by America's top automotive part manufacturers. Federated will be giving the hard charger $100 cash!

Additionally, SIR would like to welcome Factor 1 racing as a Monster Energy Highbanks Hustle sponsor! Factor 1 Racing, Inc. is a family owned and operated business. Factor 1 has been building Micro sprint chassis and components since 1980. Most of their components are built in house. Factor 1 is committed to personalized service, and has become known for their 30 years of knowledge, experience and our willingness to share that with their customers. They pride themselves on quick service and quality craftsmanship. Factor 1 builds dependable quality parts and constantly strives to make our products better. All parts are tested on Factor 1's house cars to make sure they are providing the best parts possible for their customers. Performance comes from quality products. Their product lines give you the best performance, the most reliability and consistent results. Factor 1 will be giving a $50 gift certificate to Factor 1 to the hard charger!

Also, Keizer wheels has become a sponsor and will be giving away 10 wheel certificates for certain accomplishments throughout the weekend. One of those will be the hard charger. These other certificate giveaways will be announced VERY soon!

So Federated Auto Parts/ Factor 1 Hard Charger Award:
$100 Cash
$50 Factor 1 Certificate
$50 Keizer Wheels Certificate
NEED DOWNFORCE FOR THE HUSTLE????SIR is proud to announce Lightning Wings as a sponsor for the first running of the Monster Energy Highbanks Hustle! Lightning makes and manufactures wings for sprint car and micro sprint applications. No matter what size, what offset, internal or external slide, give Clarissa a call at (918) 585-8551 and she will take car of all of your down force needs! You can also check out their website at www.lightningwings.com as well.

Lightning Wings will be giving away gift certificates as follows on Saturday night:
1st: $100
2nd-5th: $50
6th-10th: $25
PLUS the first driver not making the A-Main from the LCQ will get a $25 certificate as well!

Additionally we will be giving away several Lightning Wings t-shirts throughout the weekend to fans and racers! SIR would like to thank Lightning Wings for their support!

Illiana Insurance joins the High Banks Hustle!
Illiana Insurance Agency is an independent firm which has been in business since 1979. They are considered Central Illinois’ #1 Senior Care Insurers. The firm consists of two principals, Tom Schuett and Jim Schuett, as well as several experienced agents to help you with all of your Senior Care Insurance needs.

Their product line includes:
Medicare Supplements 
Medicare Advantage Plans
Medicare Part D Plans Long Term Care Insurance
Specified Disease & Hospital Indemnity Policies 
Life Insurance & Final Expense Plans
Individual Major Medical 

Give them a call today at (217) 684-2277

Hyper Racing Joins High Banks Hustle!
Since 1994, Mike and Christy Dicely have been providing excellent customer service, support and superior manufacturing for the micro -sprint world.

Southern Illinois Raceway and the Monster Energy High Banks Hustle are pleased to announce the addition of Hyper Racing to the line up of incredible supporters. We're excited to have another AMAZING micro-sprint company jump on board in support of this race.

Hyper Chassis offers a complete line up of 600cc amd 270cc micro-sprint parts and chassis. Their website, www.hyperracing.com, is one of the best on the web and offers a complete list of their available parts. In addition, the Hyper Racing catalog is much more than just a price list for their parts, it also offers education and illustration to better serve you.

Hyper Racing continues to grow at a rapid pace and is on the forefront of technology. Mike and his team offer shock dyno services, injector cleaning and diagnostics and most recently, they've added a radically equipped CAD workstation featuring SolidWorks 3-D modeling software with FEA stress analysis. Powerful tools like these, in a design engineer’s hands, equals the strongest and lightest parts available.

Give them a shout at www.hyperracing.com!

In-Law Speed Shop Joins the High Banks Hustle
In-Law Speed Shop, located in Metropolis, IL, is your local dealer for several different premier racing suppliers and manufacturers including All Star Performance, Hoosier tires, Sunoco Race Fuels, Brad Penn Racing Oil, VP Race Fuels, Valken Wheels, Afco and many more. George Hertter and Lindsay Sommer Hertter bring years of experience to the table and can outfit you with all your racing needs. In-Law Speed Shop will be on hand at the High Banks Hustle to serve any of your needs or they can be reached at (618) 524-2508.  Southern Illinois Raceway would like to welcome them aboard and thank them for joining such an awesome event!

OSR  announces contingency partnership with Southern Illinois Raceway  With SIR being one of the best Micro tracks around plus a large group of OSR customers running in the area OSR has decided to put together a contingency plan to give back to racers. Each weekly winner in Wing and Non-Wing will get their name in the monthly drawing.  At the end of each month,  May til October,OSR will pick a name from each class and that winner will get a $50 gift certificate towards a Engine Build, Refresh, or Cylinder Head work. At the season ending banquet OSR will also put each weekly winner's name in a drawing for a $200 gift certificate for Wing and Non-Wing as well. 

With the monthly and year end drawings that makes $1000 up for grabs for SIR racers.

SIR is proud to announce the Official Hotel of the High Banks Hustle!
The Holiday Inn and Suites of Marion will be offering a special rate of $90/night for the Hustle. You'll need to mention the High Banks Hustle to receive the discount above.  There are limited rooms, so give them a call as soon as possible!  2609 Blue Heron Dr, Marion, (618) 993-5602



Southern Illinois Raceway is proud to officially unveil the logo of the Monster Energy Highbanks Hustle! 
Rich Forman with Rich Forman Photos/ 1 Vision Graphics did an OUTSTANDING job with the design. Look for more exciting news and information about the Monster Energy Highbanks Hustle very soon!

Southern Illinois Raceway would like to thank Senter Farms for coming on board as a 2013 Highbanks Hustle sponsor! Senter farms is located in Osceola, Arkansas and is ran by Travis and his father. We are grateful for the Senter's support of our biggest race of the year. Travis said in his interview on Micro Sprint Nation's podcast a few weeks ago that he plans to be in attendance to race the Monster Energy Highbanks Hustle.

Look for an entry form this week and the release of our official logo for the event!

Announcements from the Club Meeting!

1)  Hoosier Tire Rule 2013-2015: All classes, but hornets will be required to run Hoosier tires the entire season.  Championship jackets will be provided for restrictors, dwarfs, wing and non-wing classes provided by Hoosier.  

2)  Hornet rules updated from: “Turbo charged and/or super charged and/or rotary engines and/oengines utilizing a variable cam-timing system will not be permitted.” to “Turbo charged and/or super charged and/or rotary engines will not be permitted.”

Southern Illinois Raceway is proud to have Joey Rosario and Voyager Home Systems as a Monster Energy Highbanks Hustle sponsor! In May of 1996 Joey opened Voyager Lighting Controls, which dealt with home lighting control systems. After years of being the leader in Centralized Lighting Controls Systems, the want and need of controlling more than lighting was in sight. People wanted to control not only their lighting, but T.V.'s, Pools, Security, Heat and Air, Phone Systems, etc.. The technology of controlling all of these things from touchpanels and phones were becoming available and that’s when Joey opened Voyager Home Systems. In October of 2002, Voyager Home Systems opened their doors to servicing and installing High-End Custom Control Systems through Oklahoma. So anyone looking for a home control system should check Joey and Voyager Home Systems out at www.voyagerhomesystems.com or give them a call at (405)-330-1474. SIR is very grateful to Joey for sponsoring the Monster Energy Highbanks Hustle and we are looking forward to seeing Jake Rosario wheel his number 92 FTZ powered Sawyer 626 on The Highbanks this July!

Southern Illinois Raceway is proud to welcome Engler Machine and Tool as a sponsor of the Monster Energy Highbanks Hustle. Engler Machine was started in 1980 by Tim Engler, his main line of business at that time was plastic injection molds. Over the years he has diversified very widely leaning more towards "high performance products". He now builds fuel injection systems, custom made pulling chassis, gears, shafts, specialty CNC products, racing engines and some custom machining. Recently, Tim designed and developed a mechanical fuel injection system for micro sprint application that is very popular today. Even more recently, Tim also developed an electronic version of his fuel injection for micro sprints. Whether it be by way of mechanical or electronic injection, the name Engler has become synonymous with power and torque in the micro sprint community. Anyone wanting a great, reliable fuel injection system should give Tim or Tammy Engler a call at (812) 386-6254. We are very excited to have the support of Tim and Tammy for our biggest race of the year!

Southern Illinois Raceway is pleased to have Wiggs Excavating as a sponsor for the Monster Energy Highbanks Hustle! Wiggs Excavating is located in Benton, IL and is owned and operated by long time open wheel racer, Jeff Wiggs. Anyone needing any kind of services that can be provided by an excavating business should give Jeff a call at (618) 439-0851. SIR is very grateful to Wiggs Excavating for supporting our biggest race of the year.

Southern Illinois Raceway in Marion, IL is proud to announce that Monster Energy Drink will be the title sponsor for this year's Highbanks Hustle. The Monster Energy Highbanks Hustle will feature a $5,000 to win, $250 to start A-Main on Saturday night July 13, 2013. 

Monster Energy will be on site all weekend with free samplings and giveaways for the fans and racers in attendance. The concession stand will also be selling Monster all weekend.
SIR is very honored and excited to have Monster Energy Drink as a part of our biggest race of the year. Look for more exciting news about the Monster Energy Highbanks Hustle in the coming days and weeks!