TULSA, Okla. – With venues opening and ASCS officials able to work with tracks across the country, the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network is set to roar back to life on Thursday at Caney Valley Speedway in Caney, Kan.
It will be the tour’s first time back at the Kansas quarter-mile since June 21, 1993, during Speedweek, with that win going to Terry Gray.
Presented by Terry Mattox Promotions, the event is co-sanctioned with the American Bank of Oklahoma ASCS Sooner Region presented by Smiley’s Racing Products and includes Factory Stocks and Stock Cars. The Thursday showdown will include a Fireworks Show after the races.
The first of a two-part weekend, the series will see action on Saturday, June 27 at I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Ark. It will be the 76th National Tour event at I-30, with the last visit on May 12, 2018, belonging to Sam Hafertepe, Jr.
Going into the two-race affair, Oklahoma’s Harli White leads the way over Sam Hafertepe, Jr. by 14 markers with Roger Crockett, Blake Hahn, and Matt Covington all within 37 points of the championship lead. California’s Tanner Carrick holds sixth with Jordon Mallett, Scott Bogucki, Dylan Westbrook and Blake Carrick completing the top-10 in tour standings.
On Thursday, June 25 gates at Caney Valley Speedway open at 5 p.m. with racing getting underway at 8 p.m. (CT). Admission is $20 for adults and kids 12 and under get into the grandstand for free.
Opening at 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 27, the action at I-30 Speedway is slated to begin at 7:30 p.m. (CT) and includes IMCA Modifieds, Dixon Road U-Pull-It Factory Stocks, NOW600 Micros and Mod-Lites. The event is co-sanctioned with the ASCS Mid-South Region.
Admission is $20 for adults with kids 12 and under free thanks to Camron’s Upholstery.