Richmond Raceway’s Issues Rules Bulletin Concerning Mini-Cup/Cyclone Division


Richmond, KY(September 15, 2016) Richmond Raceway co-promoters Larry, Chad, and Sarah Yantz have issued the following rules bulletin concerning the Mini-Cup/Cyclone division that competes at the 3/10 mile red clay oval known as “The Beast of the East”.

After a meeting was held with drivers in the division prior to racing activities at the track on September 3, it was agreed upon that the following procedures would be in place in handling all post-race and technical inspections.

-If a protest is made, only 2nd and 3rd place finishers can protest and must finish on lead lap. Protest must be made in the infield before exiting to outside pit area. Protests are as follows: $50 Carburetor, $75 to Check and Weigh Flywheel, $100 to Pull Head and Inspect Head Only, $250 to do a Complete Teardown.  In the event of a protest, items will be checked that night in Hanger Building by Driver, Protestor, and Track Official. The Protest Monies will go to the car being protested if deemed Legal, in the event found Illegal, the monies will return to the Protestor.  If any parts are found Illegal, the car will be disqualified and lose all monies and points for that night.  Richmond Raceway reserves the right to teardown any Engine or Parts at any time for any reason it deems necessary without any Protest Monies.

NOTE: Pre-Race Tech is done as Group Tech by Drivers/Official. Post Race Tech is done as Group Tech by Top 3 Drivers/Official. Any Driver Refusing to allow Group Tech on Any Part of Car will be Disqualified. If Disqualified, No Money or Points will be Awarded for that event.

The next event for the track’s Warlock Race Cars Mini-Cup/Cyclone division will be at the track’s Meet the Drivers Night on Saturday September 24 and the division will pay $500 to win that evening.

Richmond Raceway is located at 328 Greens Crossing Road, just a short drive from the city limits of Richmond, KY.  Larry, Chad, and Sarah Yantz are the track promoters and will present dirt track racing on Saturday evenings.  For more information about Richmond Raceway, contact track co-promoter Larry Yantz at (606) 510-5331 or track co-promoter Chad Yantz at (606) 510-4836 or via social media at, Facebook at or, and Twitter @MichaelDespain or @RichmondRaceway.  The phone number at the track for information concerning race events and raceday information is (859) 624-5640.   


Richmond Raceway would like to thank its 2016 track marketing partners:  Airport Road Salvage Yard (Junction City, KY), American Racer South (Tullahoma, TN), Andrew Automotive (Stanford, KY), AR Bodies (Greenbriar, TN), Barton’s Storage Buildings (Corbin, KY), (Berea, KY), Best Western (Richmond), Coyote Country WCYO 100.7 FM (Richmond), Eagle Financial Services (Richmond), Estepp Shell (Richmond), Finish First Designs (Berea, KY), First Southern National Bank (Richmond/Stanford/Hustonville/Lancaster), Hoosier Tire, Kentucky Septic Repair (Richmond), Kountry Motors (Richmond), Phantom Racing Gear (Lawrenceburg, KY), Pro-Tow Towing (Richmond), Renfro’s Towing (Richmond), REVELution Race Cars (Richmond), (Madison, WI), Skirting Solutions (London, KY), SkyTower Power Race Engines (Stanford, KY), Sonic (Richmond), Sunoco Race Fuels, Todd Metals and Truss (Somerset, KY/Columbia, KY), Warlock Race Cars (Independence, KY), WCBR 1110 AM Christian Radio (Richmond), WRNZ 105.1 FM (Danville), and Xtreme Style Signs and Graphics (Danville, KY)