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Magnolia Mayhem 40 this Thursday at Magnolia Motor Speedway

$5,000-To-Win Super Late Models PLUS Late Model Sportsman

From Ben Shelton

Columbus, Mississippi (05/11/20) – Magnolia Motor Speedway is pleased to announce the Magnolia Mayhem 40 for this Thursday night, May 14. The event will be headlined by a $5,000-to-win / $300-to-start Super Late Model program. The Glenn’s BBQ and Fish 602 Late Model Sportsman join the action with a $500-to-win / $50-to-start event.

To comply with restrictions and guidelines from local officials, the grandstand area will NOT be open for this event. Eight individuals per racecar will be allowed in the pits. Pit spots are marked off 10 feet apart, and everyone is asked to please practice social distancing. Additionally, attendees are encouraged to please bring masks and hand sanitizer.

No personal vehicles will be allowed in the pits.

“We’ve had some practice sessions the past few weeks, and worked on developing pit parking and strategies that would allow us to have our first race of the year,” Magnolia Motor Speedway promoter, Johnny Stokes said. “I’m very excited to have this event, but I can’t stress enough how important it will be for the teams to please maintain their distance in the pit area. We want to make sure that we go above-and-beyond to meet all of the requirements that have been laid out for us.”

While the grandstands will not be open, fans can watch the event online by being a subscriber to or Every lap of every event for both divisions will be shown.

The payout for the Magnolia Mayhem 40 for Super Late Models is as follows:

1)$5,000 2)$2,500 3)$1,100 4)$1,050 5)$1,000 6)$800 7)$700 8)$600 9)$575 10)$550 11)$400 12)$400 13)$375 14)$350 15)$325 16-24)$300

The entry fee is $100.

Super Late Model Rules

Super Late Models 8” Spoilers ONLY, Magnolia Motor Speedway Rules Apply.

Super Late Model Tire Rule: Hoosier 1350, Lucas 03 on all four corners anytime with a Hoosier 1600, Hoosier LM40, Lucas 06 right rear option in the feature only

Droop Rule: Maximum 50 ½”

NO TOLERANCE. Tire samples will be taken.

The Glenn’s BBQ and Fish Late Model Sportsman will run a complete program with the following payout:

1)$500 2)$350 3)$250 4)$200 5)$175 6)$150 7)$125 8)$100 9)$90 10)$80 11)$70 12)$60 13-24)$50

Rules for the division can be found at

Pit passes are $35.

For more information on the events, please visit or call Johnny Stokes at 662-574-2572 .

Magnolia Mayhem 40

Magnolia Motor Speedway (Columbus, MS)

Order of Events for Thursday, May 14

Pit Gate Opens: 4:00 p.m.

Driver’s Meeting (Over P.A. System): 6:15 p.m.

Hot Laps 6:30 pm.

Super Late Model Hot Laps

Late Model Sportsman Hot Laps

Super Late Model Qualifying (2 Laps)

Super Late Model Heat Races (TBA Laps)

Late Model Sportsman Heat Races 1 & 2 (TBA Laps)

Super Late Model B-Mains (10 Laps)

Late Model Sportsman Heat Races 3 & 4 (TBA Laps)

Super Late Model Feature (40 Laps)

Late Model Sportsman B-Mains (10 Laps)

Late Model Sportsman Feature (20 Laps)