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8/2/02 - East Texas

11th Annual Races Come To Kilgore

The sound of revving engines was craze out at Tyler's First Baptist Church Friday morning.

Kids got the chance to see "late model" style race cars. And the men who man the wheel, also on hand gearing up for the 11th Annual Armadillo Nationals. Tyler drivers say this is their chance to sign autographs and give kids an up close and personal view of the "late model" racing world.

You can see the drivers in action at the the 11th Annual Armadillo National at the Lonestar Speedway in Kilgore. Several of the guys are Tyler natives.

Qualifying races start Friday at 7:30.

The final race competition is Saturday night at 7:30. Adult tickets cost about $15 bucks and children under six are free.

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