For the 2nd year in a row, the entire sports staff at Clear Channel Media and Entertainment is going to host a day long event on the day following Selection Sunday for the NCAA Tournament. This year, that falls on March 12th. The event will once again be hosted by the Oxmoor Center on Shelbyville Road, and will encompass a total of 6 hosts and 13 hours of sports programming. Plus, we will host a BRACKET CHALLENGE with a chance to win a super-nice Gorilla Basketball Goal, courtesy of Steepleton's. Below is the entire rundown of events, so feel free to head out to Oxmoor any time in the day and you will get your sports fix headed into tournament time:
7-10AM: The EarlyBirds w/ Drew Deener
10-12PM: KentuckySportsRadio w/Matt Jones
12-1PM: Lachlan Mclean on WKRD
1-2PM: Drew Deener on WKRD
2-3PM: Dave Jennings and Tony Vanetti
3-530PM: The Afternoon Underdogs w/Tony and Dave
530-6PM: Terry Meiners
7-9PM: Occupy Lachlan (the entire cast of hosts together on stage at the same time)
WHERE TO LISTEN ON THE AIR
Early Birds with Drew Deener
7-10AM (790AM WKRD)
The Tom Leach Show
9-10AM (1080AM WKJK)
KentuckySportsRadio with Matt Jones
10AM-12PM (1080AM WKJK)
Joe B. and Denny Show
10AM-12PM (790AM WKRD)
The Afternoon Underdogs with Dave Jennings and Tony Vanetti
3-530PM (790AM WKRD)
Sportstalk84 with Lachlan McLean
7-9PM (840AM WHAS)
TWO-DAYS OF RACING ACTION HEADLINES SEASON ENDING
SMOKER FRIENDLY DISCOUNT TOBACCO HALLOWEEN 200
"It’s the most challenging race of the season at
Sporting an entry list spiced with crafty veterans, young chargers and five former race winners the competition level is again expected to be outstanding.
Frank Kimmel II of
The third-generation driver, whose father, Frank Kimmel, won the 1997 Halloween 200, was one of seven drivers to lead last year’s race.
“The quality of the cars in this race has increased ten-fold over what was once seen,” said Deaton. “The competition level has skyrocketed of late and that has made for some great racing action.
Along with Kimmel, other former winners who have filed entries for the season ending race include Brett Hudson of
Hudson, who is a part-time ARCA Racing Series competitor, won the Firecracker 200 earlier this year at
Former Firecracker 200 winners David Bayens of
Other notable drivers entered include Blake Hillard of
Also scheduled to return to the high banks for the first time in a number of years is former Salem Speedway Super Stock competitor Scotty Earl Holbert of
SCOTT CO. VISITORS COMMISSION HALLOWEEN 200 PRELUDE ON SATURDAY
The fall festival of speed kicks-off on Saturday with the Scott County Visitors Commission Halloween 200 Prelude.
The O’Reilly Auto Parts Pure Stocks and Portland Recycling Front Wheel Drive Stocks will provide the racing action on Saturday with 50-lap main events, paying $500 to win, on the infield short-track. The traditional Halloween 200 practice will also be a part of the Saturday activities.
“We’re expecting most of our regular Salem Speedway short-track competitors plus drivers from other area tracks for the Halloween 200 Prelude,” said Deaton. “It should make for some interesting racing action.”
One such matchup features 2012 track champions from Salem Speedway and the Jeffersonville Sportsdrome Speedway. Mike Kestler of
Austin Baum of
HALLOWEEN COSTUME CONTEST PART OF WEEKEND FESTIVITIES
For those taking advantage of free weekend camping at the track several activities have been added for this year, including a campsite Halloween Decorating Contest. Also planned for Saturday is a Halloween Costume Contest to take place behind the main grandstand at the Lowe’s Zone. Prizes will be awarded in both categories.
Campsite trick-or-treating for children of camping families and a race-team appreciation bon-fire and wiener roast are also planned for Saturday following the racing action.
Spectator gates open and practice gets underway at on Saturday, Oct. 27th, with the first short-track race rolling off at On Sunday, Oct. 28th spectator gates open at with practice at and the start of the Halloween 200 set for
One and two-day tickets are currently selling for the Scott County Visitors Commission Halloween 200 Prelude and Smoker Friendly Discount Tobacco Halloween 200 and may be purchased on-line at www.salemspeedway.com or by calling 812-883-6504 or toll free 1-888-246-7223.