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This Series Stops in Las Cruces; Lucas Oil ASCS Se

This Series Stops in Las Cruces; Lucas Oil ASCS Se...

11/8/2010
Lonnie Wheatley, TULSA, Okla. (November 7, 2010) – It’s been more than six years since the ASCS National Tour has invaded the Land of Enchantment. And, it's been even longer, more than 13 years, since the series has seen action in Las Cruces. That changes this weekend, as the Lucas Oil ASCS presented by K&N Filters National series takes to the high-banked, 5/16-mile Southern New Mexico Speedway in Las Cruces for two full nights of competition on Friday and Saturday. And, what a grand return...more
McClelland Finishes Off ASCS Sooner Title with Thu

McClelland Finishes Off ASCS Sooner Title with Thu...

11/7/2010
Lonnie Wheatley, MUSKOGEE, Okla. (November 6, 2010) – Sean McClelland put an exclamation point on his second career American Bank of Oklahoma ASCS Sooner Region championship by winning Saturday night’s season-ending 25-lap feature event at Thunderbird Speedway. McClelland outlasted Zach Chappell to take his third ASCS Sooner win of the season aboard the Maxwell Oil No. 1 in the first ASCS event atop the ½-mile Thunderbird Speedway clay oval in more than ten years. After pacing the initial nine...more
ASCS Sooner Region Tries Thunderbird Again on Satu

ASCS Sooner Region Tries Thunderbird Again on Satu...

11/2/2010
Lonnie Wheatley, TULSA, Okla. (November 1, 2010) – The American Bank of Oklahoma ASCS Sooner Region will try to finish off the 2010 season once again with Saturday night’s return to Muskogee’s historic ½-mile Thunderbird Speedway clay oval. Postponed by rain from the originally scheduled date of October 23, Saturday night’s ASCS Sooner Region season finale will mark the first American Sprint Car Series event at Thunderbird Speedway since Wayne Johnson claimed a National win on the half-mile in...more
Brad Sweet in the Right Spot for STN Glory Worth $

Brad Sweet in the Right Spot for STN Glory Worth $...

10/31/2010
Lonnie Wheatley, LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (October 30, 2010) – I-30 Speedway’s Short Track Nationals is never short on drama. Saturday night’s 23rd Annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals presented by Hoosier Tires championship finale certainly was no exception, as Brad Sweet added yet another prestigious feather to his cap by taking the $15,000 winner’s share in the 30-lap finale at I-30 Speedway. And, the Grass Valley, CA, native led little more than the final lap for his second Lucas Oil ASCS...more
Hafertepe Takes First Lucas Oil ASCS Win in STN Op

Hafertepe Takes First Lucas Oil ASCS Win in STN Op...

10/29/2010
Lonnie Wheatley, LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (October 28, 2010) – Sam Hafertepe, Jr., picked an opportune time to capture his first career Lucas Oil ASCS presented by K&N Filters National win by topping the opening night of I-30 Speedway's 23rd Annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals presented by Hoosier Tires. Less than two weeks shy of his 25th birthday, the Sunnyvale, TX, shoe outlasted a late bid from past Short Track Nationals champion Sammy Swindell to win Thursday night’s 25-lap preliminary...more
STN Count Skyrockets to 126!

STN Count Skyrockets to 126!

10/26/2010
Lonnie Wheatley, TULSA, Okla. (October 26, 2010) – Ol’ 108 will be only a memory, as the previous Short Track Nationals record number of competitors will in all likelihood be blown to smithereens this weekend. With Wednesday night’s Test ‘N Tune session at Little Rock’s I-30 Speedway little more than 24 hours away, the entry count for the 23rd Annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals presented by Hoosier Tires has climbed to an unprecedented total of 126, with several more expected. Drivers from...more
23rd Annual Short Track Nationals this Weekend!

23rd Annual Short Track Nationals this Weekend!

10/25/2010
Lonnie Wheatley, TULSA, Okla. (October 25, 2010) – Well over 100 of the nation’s top Sprint Car teams, the VERSUS Network cameras and the nation’s most intensively competitive Sprint Car touring circuit can mean only one thing; it’s time for I-30 Speedway’s 23rd Annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals presented by Hoosier Tires. This weekend, three full nights of Lucas Oil ASCS presented by K&N Filters National action will unfold atop the high banks of Little Rock’s ¼-mile I-30 Speedway clay...more
R.J. Johnson Takes Another ASCS Canyon Win at CSP!

R.J. Johnson Takes Another ASCS Canyon Win at CSP!

10/23/2010
Lonnie Wheatley, PEORIA, Ariz. (October 23, 2010) – R.J. Johnson finished off Canyon Speedway Park’s Hall of Fame Classic weekend by racing to his fifth wingless American Sprint Car Series Canyon Region feature win of the season. The Phoenix shoe raced from the pole position to take his seventh career ASCS Canyon Region triumph and third series win of the year at CSP aboard the Michael Brothers Ford-powered Racing Mammoth Sound No. 77m Sherman with Josh Pelkey in the runner-up...more
STN at 106 and Counting with Sides, Larson, anothe

STN at 106 and Counting with Sides, Larson, anothe...

10/22/2010
Lonnie Wheatley, TULSA, Okla. (October 22, 2010) – The Short Track Nationals record of 108 competitors established in 2007 is in serious jeopardy of falling by the wayside next weekend if the past several days are any indication. Nine more entries, including those of past STN winner Jason Sides, Golden State Challenge champion Kyle Larson and Riverside Speedway champ Jeff Swindell, have elevated the count to 106 for I-30 Speedway’s 23rd Annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals presented by...more
STN Count Climbs to 97 – Wayne Johnson and Tim Kae

STN Count Climbs to 97 – Wayne Johnson and Tim Kae...

10/21/2010
Lonnie Wheatley, TULSA, Okla. (October 21, 2010) – Another day equaled another handful of entries filed for I-30 Speedway’s 23rd Annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals presented by Hoosier Tires, which takes place next weekend on October 28-30. The current count stands at 97, with entries from 20 different states as well as Australia among the mix. Two potential race-winning favorites, Wayne Johnson and Tim Kaeding, are among the latest entries for the $15,000-to-win, $2,300-to-start event...more