Valvoline American Late Model Iron-Man Series Fueled by VP Racing Fuels Begins 2024 Season with Mother’s Day Shootout at Atomic Speedway Saturday May (2024)

SOMERSET, KENTUCKY (May 6, 2024) – The Valvoline American Late Model Iron-Man Series Fueled by VP Racing Fuels will begin its 2024 racing season with the Mother’s Day Shootout at Atomic Speedway in Waverly, OH on Saturday May 11. The Valvoline American Late Model Iron-Man Series Fueled by VP Racing Fuels competitors will race for $5,000 to win and $500 to start in the Mother’s Day Shootout main event.

The Valvoline American Late Model Iron-Man Series Fueled by VP Racing Fuels will be at Atomic Speedway on Saturday May 11 and will be in competition in a full program of Todd Steel Buildings “Building Speed” Hot Laps, E-Z-GO Time Trials, Heat Races, STAKT Products B-Mains, and the 40-lap, $5,000 to win/$500 to start Mother’s Day Shootout Valvoline A-Main feature event. Joining the Valvoline American Late Model Iron-Man Series Fueled by VP Racing Fuels in action at Atomic Speedway for the Mother’s Day Shootout on Saturday May 11 will be the track’s Open Wheel Modifieds, Sport Mods, and IMCA RaceSaver 305 Sprint Cars.

Activities at Atomic Speedway on Saturday May 11 will see the pit area open at Noon, while the general admission area will open at 3:00 p.m. The driver’s meeting will be at 4:30 p.m., with practice and time trials set to get underway at 5:00 p.m., followed by green flag racing at 6:00 p.m. For tickets and pre-sale tickets, visit:

The Valvoline Late Model Iron-Man Series Fueled by VP Racing Fuels will sanction the Super Late Model portion of the event and the tire rule will be as follows: Fronts: Hoosier NLMT 2 (LM20); Rears: Hoosier NLMT 2 (LM20), Hoosier NLMT 3 (LM30) (there is no limit on the number of tires used; the droop rule will be in effect, along with the standardized body rules of WoO/Lucas). The entry fee for the event is $50 and transponders for timing/scoring will be available for rent at the track. Any driver not making the 22-car starting field will receive $75 tow money.

Atomic Speedway is located at 2535 Blain Highway Waverly, OH 45690. The track is six miles south of Chillicothe off SR23, two miles out Blain Highway, halfway between Chillicothe and Waverly, OH. For more information about Atomic Speedway, please call (740) 703-9749 or visit the track’s webpage at

For more information on the Valvoline American Late Model Iron-Man Series Fueled by VP Racing Fuels, phone series promoter Chris Tilley at (828) 361-5981 or by visiting the tour website at or by following American Late Model Iron-Man Series (@ironmandirt) on Twitter or by liking American Late Model Iron-Man Series on Facebook.

The Valvoline American Late Model Iron-Man Series Fueled by VP Racing Fuels would like to thank and recognize the following sponsors and marketing partners for their support of the 2024 racing season: Valvoline, VP Racing Fuels, Brucebilt Performance Parts, Deatherage Racing Opticians, DIRTcar Racing,, Domination Race Cars, Earnhardt Technologies Group, E-Z-GO, FloRacing, Hoosier Racing Tire, Impact Race Gear, Jim and Nancy Viox, Keltner Contracting, Kentucky Clutch, KND Safety, MyRacePass, CNR Racing, Octane Custom Trailers, Racetrack Safety Initiative, SFP Performance Systems, STAKT Products, Swafford Signs, Todd Steel Buildings, Vic Hill Race Engines, XS Power Batteries, and Zerex by Valvoline.

Valvoline American Late Model Iron-Man Series Fueled by VP Racing Fuels Mother’s Day Shootout Feature Purse (40 laps): 1. $5,000, 2. $2,500, 3. $2,000, 4. $1,600, 5. $1,400, 6. $1,200, 7. $1,000, 8. $800, 9. $700, 10. $600, 11. $500, 12. $500, 13. $500, 14. $500, 15. $500, 16. $500, 17. $500, 18. $500, 19. $500, 20. $500, 21. $500, 22. $500.

2024 Valvoline American Late Model Iron-Man Series Fueled by VP Racing Fuels Events:
May 11-Atomic Speedway-Waverly, OH-$5,000 to win
May 24-Attica Raceway Park-Attica, OH-$5,000 to win
May 25-Oakshade Raceway-Wauseon, OH-$5,000 to win
May 26-Mudlick Valley Raceway-Wallingford, KY-$5,000 to win
June 1-Atomic Speedway-Waverly, OH-$5,000 to win
June 14-MRP Raceway Park-Williamsburg, OH-$5,000 to win
June 15-Mudlick Valley Raceway-Wallingford, KY-$7,500 to win
July 3-Merritt Speedway-Merritt, MI-$5,000 to win
July 4-Merritt Speedway-Merritt, MI-$5,000 to win
July 6-Brownstown Speedway-Brownstown, IN-$5,000 to win
July 7-Tri-State Speedway-Haubstadt, IN-$5,000 to win
August 10-Wayne County Speedway-Orrville, OH-$5,000 to win
August 16-Tri-City Motor Speedway-Auburn, MI-$5,000 to win
August 17-Crystal Motor Speedway-Crystal, MI-$5,000 to win
August 24-Butler Motor Speedway-Butler, MI-$5,000 to win
August 30-Portsmouth Raceway Park-Portsmouth, OH-$7,500 to win
September 1-Eldora Speedway-Rossburg, OH-$5,000 to win
September 13-MRP Raceway Park-Williamsburg, OH-$5,000 to win
September 14-Lawrenceburg Speedway-Lawrenceburg, IN-$5,000 to win
September 21-Atomic Speedway-Waverly, OH-$5,000 to win

About Valvoline™
Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV) is a leading worldwide marketer and supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services, with sales in more than 140 countries. Established in 1866, the company’s heritage spans more than 150 years, during which time it has developed powerful brand recognition across multiple product and service channels. Valvoline ranks as the No. 3 passenger car motor oil brand in the DIY market by volume. It operates and franchises approximately 1,400 quick-lube locations, and it is the No. 2 chain by number of stores in the United States under the Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM brand and the No. 3 chain by number of stores in Canada under the Valvoline Great Canadian Oil Change brand. It also markets Valvoline lubricants and automotive chemicals, including the Valvoline High Mileage with MaxLife technology motor oil for engines over 75,000 miles; Valvoline Advanced Full Synthetic motor oil; Valvoline Premium Blue™ heavy-duty motor oil; Valvoline Multi-Vehicle Automatic Transmission Fluid; and Zerex™ antifreeze. To learn more, visit

About VP Racing Fuels
From a single location with two employees in San Antonio, Texas, VP Racing Fuels has grown to over 300 employees with five company-owned and operated race fuel distribution points in Texas, Indiana, Delaware, and Tennessee, a regional office in southern California, and an international office in Berlin, Germany. Each of these distribution points maintains an inventory of VP Fuels available for immediate transport within a day’s drive to virtually any major racing event in North America. The result is that racers and sanctioning bodies can count on access to the availability of quality fuel. VP’s distribution network of over two thousand dealers around the world extends to Europe, Central and South America, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and the Pacific Rim. VP Racing Fuels is now recognized by many as the world leader in race fuel technology, with a catalog of more than 80 fuel blends and a growing roster of VP-fueled champions across the entire spectrum of motorsports. The passion and dedication of VP’s development team to staying on the leading edge of technology is legendary. Most of VP’s employees are or have been racers in one form or another and are driven by the competitive will to win. Together, the VP Racing Fuels team intends to solidify its position as the true World Leader in Race Fuel Technology for years to come.

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Valvoline American Late Model Iron-Man Series Fueled by VP Racing Fuels Begins 2024 Season with Mother’s Day Shootout at Atomic Speedway Saturday May (2024)


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