Madera, Ca. (9.22.22) – The entry is open for the October 15th Pro Late Model 10k to win Short Track Shootout presented by Mission Foods and for the Championship race of the 51FIFTY Jr Late Models. It is mandatory for all drivers to pre-enter and we make it easy to do so, just text your name, division, car number and home town to 559-507-9931. The entry will be used for TV, media preparation and for tire inventory control.




Tire sale begin on September 30th for this race, you must be on the pre-entry list to purchase tires for the event. The Pro race is 150 laps in total, 100 laps and then a ten-minute break and then the final 50 laps. The 51FIFTY Jr Late Model race is 70 laps in total, 40 then a ten-minute break and then 30 laps. All tires used at this race must be purchased from the Madera Speedway and teams must race on the same tires they qualify on, if you change a tire because it is going flat you must restart at the rear of the field.


For the 10k to win 150 lap race, on race weekend the tires the teams are qualifying on must be presented as sticker tires at the tire shed for marking prior to the taking the race track. In post-race tire and fuel samples will be sent to a lab for analysis. Note, low budget teams will be allowed to run used tires that have been purchased from Madera in the past, but these tires must be presented for inspection and branding as well prior to qualifying.


How to make the 150 lap 10k to win race – We take the top 16 from qualifying, then we take the top six finishers from the B Main. Spots 23-26 are provisional starting positions for drivers that will make the race according to their position in the 2022 point standings. Note, if a provisional starting position is not used we will take an additional car from the B Main for the race.


Bonus Fund for the 51FIFTY Jr Late Model Series – 51FIFTY and Frank’s Radio have provided funding for race number nine championship night that allow us to pay $1,000 for positions 1-5, $500 for positions 6-10, and $250 for positions 11-15.


Practice for the Short Track Shootout – Friday October 14th is practice day and pits will open at 3pm with the track hot from 5-9pm. There is an additional practice available from 10-2pm that day, for more information and to get on the early practice list call the race office at 559-507-9931.


Transponder location – the transponder location on all late models will be 12” from the center of the rear axle tube to the center of the transponder. This is 9 ½” from the back of the axle tube to the leading edge of the transponder. Transponders are mandatory for the Friday night practice and for the entire day on Saturday.


For information about Madera Speedway, visit The 2022 season would not be possible without the support of LunkerDaddy, 51FIFTY, Mission Foods, 805, Ghost, Franks Radio, Competition Carburetion, Hoosier Tires, Maita Chevrolet, Lucas Oil and Sunoco Race Fuel.


For more information about this event call the race office at 559-507-9931.



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