ASCS National Sprint Cars Set For 50-Race Slate

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The 2020 Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour calendar has been revealed. (Adam Mollenkopf photo)

TULSA, Okla. – With a few old favorites, and several new venues lining the 2020 lineup, the first round of a scheduled 50-race slate has been released for the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network.

“We’re looking forward to 2020. We have a lot of new tracks, and it’s great that we’ve been able to bring back some that we haven’t been too in a long time,” said ASCS National Scheduling Coordinator Terry Mattox. “Our goal is to get between 50-55 shows for these teams every year. That seems to be the magic number for this series, and also get some of our swings where they have more dates. I feel like we got that done, and with the TBAs that we have, we should be right where we need to be. We’re just ironing out a few final details.”

Starting the season on Feb. 28-29, the series returns to Canyon Speedway Park in Peoria, Ariz., for the first time since 2012 before moving to California for a trio of nights.

Like Canyon, it has been eight years since the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network has graced Golden State soil.

Kicking off with a new venue, the series will head to Merced Speedway on Friday, March 6, followed by the return to Placerville Speedway on Saturday, March 7, with the second new stop on the tour coming in the form of Petaluma Speedway on Sunday, March 8.

Still working out the following weekend, the next event on the lineup as of now is the Devil’s Bowl Spring Nationals at Devil’s Bowl Speedway on March 20-21.

After visiting U.S. 36 Raceway on April 17, the series will begin moving east to the third new stop for the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network, as Volunteer Speedway welcomes the series on April 25.

Continuing to Pennsylvania for the third time, Williams Grove Speedway is slated for Friday, May 1, with Selinsgrove Speedway following on Saturday, May 2.

Back in Indiana, the series will take another shot at Plymouth Speedway on Thursday, May 7, with the series back at I-96 Speedway in Michigan on May 8-9.

Revisiting Illinois’ Tri-City Speedway for the first time since 2010, the series rolls in on May 15, with the following night still in the works.

Lakeside Speedway during NASCAR Weekend at Kansas Speedway on Thursday, May 28 is followed by Creek County Speedway on Saturday, May 30.

Into the month of June, things kick off on Saturday, June 6 at Route 66 Motor Speedway in Amarillo before teams make the trek to the Northwest.

With June 12 and June 13 still in the works, eyes look ahead to the Brownfield Classic at Grays Harbor Raceway on June 19-20, with the $15,000 to win Jim Raper Memorial Dirt Cup at Skagit Speedway following June 25-27.

Pointed back towards the mid-west, the stops along the way include the Grizzly Nationals on Friday, July 10 and Saturday, July 11 at Montana’s Gallatin Speedway, followed by a second swing to Missouri’s U.S. 36 Raceway on Friday, June 17.

Two of the oldest stops with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network, Riverside Int’l Speedway takes center stage on Thursday, July 23 followed by Little Rock’s I-30 Speedway on Saturday, July 25.

Lawton Speedway on Saturday, Aug. 1 sets things up for a run through Iowa with the 30th annual My Place Hotels ASCS 360 Knoxville Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank.

The three night, $15,000 to win affair takes place August 6-8 with the Ultimate Challenge at Southern Iowa Speedway going live on Tuesday, Aug. 11.

Still in the works on Saturday, August 22, the next confirmed date moves back into Illinois with the series return to Jacksonville Speedway on Friday, Aug. 28. A date on Sunday, Aug. 30 will be announced at a late date.

September begins with the Fall Brawl at I-80 Speedway on Saturday, Sept. 12 with the following weekend worth $10,000 to the winner of the ninth annual Hockett/McMillin Memorial at Lucas Oil Speedway.

Back on the lineup for the fist time since 2015, the COMP Cams Short Track Nationals presented by Hoosier Tire at I-30 Speedway is worth $10,041 with races on Friday, Oct. 2 and Saturday, Oct. 3.

Devil’s Bowl Speedway and the Winter Nationals follow on Friday, Oct. 16 and Saturday, Oct. 17, with the season again wrapping up during NASCAR weekend at Texas Motor Speedway as Tony Stewart presents the VANKOR Texas Sprint Car Nationals on Oct. 23-24.

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