Press Release


19TH Annual Dirt Late Model Dream by Ferris Commercial Mowers Encompasses Three Nights with $304,575 Offered

ROSSBURG, OH (May 23) – A 45% increase in prize money, now totaling $304,575, and multiple days of racing are just two of the enhancements outlined in the Official Entry Form released today for Eldora Speedway’s 19th annual Dirt Late Model Dream by Ferris Commercial Mowers. The form, which is downloadable at, fully details the prestigious three-day event that culminates with dirt Late Model’s richest one-day winner’s payoff of $100,000; to be contested over the weekend of June 6, 7 & 8.

MORE: Download the official ‘Dream’ entry form… CLICK HERE

Under the revamped format, each night will be busy. Thursday and Friday’s multi-car time trial sessions will divide the entrants each night into even and odd groups; with each group competing in a complete menu of Heat races, B-Features and 25-lap A-Features on both Thursday and Friday; upwards of 20 races nightly.

Saturday’s traditional program of six Heat races will be lined up by using a driver’s fastest time trial lap from either Thursday or Friday. The Heat race finishes will continue to be used to line up the C-Feature, C-Scramble, B-Feature, B-Scramble and the rich 100-lap, $100,000-to-win Dirt Late Model Dream.

For the fans, that relates to much more action on the historic .500-mile clay oval, while for the drivers and race teams it relates to additional track time and increased opportunities to capture prize money. With the twin A-Features on Thursday and Friday, Saturday’s C and B-Scrambles joining the Dirt Late Model Dream by Ferris Commercial Mowers 100-lap chase a total seven appearances on the coveted Eldora victory stage.

Additionally, officials from UMP DIRTcar sanctioning group have announced that each of the seven featured events over the three-night period will award points towards their national championship.

Fayetteville, GA’s Shane Clanton is the defending champion of the Dirt Late Model Dream by Ferris Commercial Mowers.

In addition to the downloadable Official Entry Form for the race teams, fans can purchase tickets and campsites for the Dirt Late Model Dream, or any other exciting Eldora event, by going online to During normal business hours, tickets and campsites may be purchased by contacting the Eldora offices at (937) 338-3815.