Bryan Hulbert - Tulsa, Oklahoma (July 1, 2012) Coming off a pair of night in Little Rock, Arkansas the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV being their trek to the north with a trio of Midwest stops to kick off the month of July.
Absent since Gary Wright’s win during their inaugural visit in 2005, the Lucas Oil ASCS presented by MAVTV returns to U.S. 36 Raceway in Cameron, Missouri for race twenty-five of the 2012 season on Tuesday July 3rd for the first annual U.S. 36 Nationals presented by TBJ Promotions and Racinboys.com.
Described by event promoter Tony Bruce Jr. as “Eagle Raceway on steroids” the high banked 3/8 mile clay oval is well known for slide-jobs along and blistering lap times with its staggering twenty-one degrees of banking that moves up nearly ninety feet of racing surface.
Next on the docket will be the Lucas Oil ASCS presented by MAVTV’s inaugural visit to Rapid Speedway in Rock Rapids, Iowa. A fixture at the Lyon County Fairgrounds, the semi-banked 3/8 mile oval will feature round twenty-six of the 2012 championship hunt on Friday July 6th.
The first week of July will cap off with the Lucas Oil ASCS presented by MAVTV returning to action at Hartford, South Dakota’s I-90 Speedway on Saturday July 7th with race twenty-seven of the season. Absent on the 2011 schedule of events, four previous visits has yielded four different winners with Jason Johnson debuting the National Tour with a win in 2007 followed by Tony Bruce Jr. (2008), Gary Wright (2009), and Shane Stewart (2010).
Events at U.S. 36 Raceway will be partnered with the Speedway Motors ASCS Midwest and Warrior Region. The Speedway Motors ASCS Midwest Region will finish out the weeks with the Lucas Oil ASCS presented by MAVTV at Rapid Speedway and I-90 Speedway.
Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV
When and Where:
Tuesday July 3, 2012 - U.S. 36 Raceway - Cameron, MO - Gates open @ 4pm / Racing @ 8pm
Friday July 6, 2012 - Rapid Speedway - Rock Rapids, IA - Gates open @ 5pm / Racing @ 7:45pm
Saturday July 7, 2012 - I-90 Speedway - Hartford, SD - Gates open @ 4pm / Racing @ 7pm
Track Information: U.S. 36 Raceway
Directions (according to NSD) - 50 miles Northeast of Kansas City, Missouri on I-35 to exit 54, then 6.3 miles west on US 36, then 0.1 miles north on SR 33 (ESR)
Address: 9850 South Hwy 33 Osborn, Missouri 64474
Phone #: 816 675-2279
Track Information: Rapid Speedway
Directions (according to NSD) - 0.5 miles east of US 75 on SR 9, then 0.5 miles south on South Tama St. (ESR) at the Lyons Co. Fairgrounds.
Address: 0 South 5th Avenue, Rock Rapids, IA 51246
Phone #: 712-472-3742 or 605-212-9052
Track Information: I-90 Speedway
Directions (according to NSD) - Three miles west of Hartford on SR 39 (NSR)
Address: 46052 Hwy 38 Hartford, South Dakota 57033
Phone #: 605-528-6380 or 605-528-6379
Lucas Oil ASCS presented by MAVTV Points (top 10): 1. Jason Johnson 3,155 2. Wayne Johnson 3,154; 3. Brady Bacon 3,017; 4. Johnny Herrera 2,886; 5. Brad Loyet 2,827; 6. Tony Bruce Jr. 2,793; 7. Danny Wood 2,572; 8. Seth Bergman 2,558; 9. Gary Wright 2,435; 10. Dustin Morgan 2,410
2012 Feature Winners: Jason Johnson-6, Brady Bacon-4, Wayne Johnson-3, Tony Bruce Jr.-3, Brian Brown-1, Seth Bergman-1, Danny Lasoski-1, Jason Martin-1, Dustin Morgan-1, Danny Wood-1, Cody Baker-1
Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV - A Look Ahead
July 11 - Electric City Speedway - Great Falls, MT
July 13 - Willamette Speedway - Lebanon, OR
July 14 - Willamette Speedway - Lebanon, OR
July 19 - Sunset Speedway - Banks, OR
July 20 - Grays Harbor Raceway - Elma, WA
July 21 - Grays Harbor Raceway - Elma, WA
Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV on the web:
All Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series national events are broadcast live on www.racinboys.com for anyone who is unable to attend the races live. Official results, points, and race notes are posted at www.ascsracing.com. The Lucas Oil ASCS presented by MAVTV can also be found on Facebook and Twitter.
Lucas Oil ASCS on TV: A full schedule of tape-delayed races for the 2012 season can found at www.motorsportshour.com.
The Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV is scheduled to compete 68 times throughout the United States with drivers competing for their share of a $250,000 point’s fund.
The 2012 season marks the 21st year of sanctioning Sprint Car racing for the American Sprint Car Series, which brings the best of Sprint Car racing to dozens of different tracks throughout the nation and into Canada. Anchored by the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series, ASCS also consists of ten different Regions throughout the nation.
Lucas Oil Products is the title sponsor of the American Sprint Car Series. More information can be found on Lucas Oil Products at www.lucasoil.com. MAVTV is the presenting sponsor of the American Sprint Car Series. For information regarding availability and listings in your area log onto www.mavtv.com.
Associate sponsors for the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MavTV include: Hoosier Racing Tire, Brodix, Geico, E3 Spark Plugs, General Tire, K&N Filters, PitstopUSA.com, FSR Radiators, Schoenfeld Headers, Driverwebsites.com, Weld Wheels, Maxwell Industries, Print Place, Simpson, Wesmar Racing Engines, and Hilborn Injection Systems.
Additional information regarding the American Sprint Car Series is available at www.ascsracing.com.
Photo Credit: Jimmy Jones (Jones Sports Media)