DAYTONA BEACH, Florida — The heat is on as many ASA Member Tracks and Sanctioned Series head into their mid-season stretch. Here is a look at what is happening this weekend in ASA Racing.
ASA TRUCK SERIES
(Toyota Speedway at Irwindale, Irwindale, CA)
The fast trucks will make their final appearance of the season at Toyota Speedway at Irwindale on Saturday night. Joey Licata currently has a 60-point lead over Mike Herda in the standings. They will be part of a full racing program.
ASA NORTHWEST SPRINTCAR RACING SERIES
(Statelline Stadium & Speedway, Post Falls, ID)
After a four week break, the high flying asphalt winged sprints are back in action this Saturday night. Matt Hein has a seven point lead over Sierra Jackson in the standings with Justin Mack only nine points back.
ASA INTERSTATE RACING ASSOCIATION SPRINT CAR SERIES
(Beaver Dam Raceway, Beaver Dam, WI)
Only one event is on tap this weekend for the fast 410 winged sprint cars as they make another visit to Beaver Dam Raceway on Saturday night. Billy Balog has a 40-point lead over Scotty Neitzel in the standings.
ASA MEMBER TRACKS
The Rolling Thunder Modifieds will be part of the full racing program this Friday night. The Late Models, Extremes, Mini Stocks, and Southern Ground Pounders will also be in action. Grandstands open at 6 p.m. with racing at 8 p.m.
BIG COUNTRY SPEEDWAY
Racing action returns this Saturday night with the Super Stocks, Mod 4's, Micro Sprints, Warriors, Legends and Mini Cups in action. Front gate opens at 3 p.m. with racing at 6 p.m.
CORPUS CHRISTI SPEEDWAY
(Corpus Christi, TX)
Full racing program on tap this Saturday night with the Bombers, Front Runners, TPS, Sport Mod, and Super Streets in action. Gates open at 6:00 p.m. with racing at 8:00 p.m.
DELLS RACEWAY PARK
(Wisconsin Dells, WI)
It's Kids Night this Saturday night. There will be Inflatable Games & Activities, an on track autograph session, Kids Rides in Race Cars and Children Activities. The Late Models, Sportsman, Pure Stock, Bandits and Six Shooters in action. Fan gates open at 4 p.m. with on track autographs and Kids Rides at 5 p.m., racing at 6:30 p.m.
DESOTO SUPER SPEEDWAY
Racing action returns this Saturday night at "The South's Fastest Short Track." The 4-cylinder Figure 8's, Flyin 4's, Magic 4's, 4-cylinder Road Course, Mini Stocks, Modified Minis, and Trophy Dash Cars will be in action.
DILLON MOTOR SPEEDWAY
A fun night of racing is scheduled this Saturday night. The Late Models will be in action with a 50-lap feature. The Chargers, Street Stocks, 4-Cylinders, and UCAR/Bombers will also be in action. Racing get underway at 7:30 p.m. Kids get there early and participate in the bike races.
EAST BAY RACEWAY PARK
ASA Sanctioned racing returns to East Bay Raceway Park on Saturday, July 10th, 2010 with the start of the Red Hot Summer Series. Racing divisions include Limited Late Models, Precision Kia of Wesley Chapel Street Stocks, Outlaw 4s, motorstats.com 4 Cylinder Bombers, Kid's Bike races and Fan Participation Races.
GRAYS HARBOR RACEWAY
A full racing program with fireworks is scheduled for this Saturday night. All divisions will be competing in main events only. Sprint Cars, Modifieds, Midgets, Hobby Stocks and Hornets will be in action.
HARTFORD MOTOR SPEEDWAY
It's Kids Bike Giveaway and Berrien County night this Friday night. Late Models, Modifieds, Stock Cars and Pure Stocks will be in action. Front gates open at 6 p.m with racing at 8 p.m.
Scout Appreciation Night is this Saturday night. All scouts in uniform (under 18) will get free admission to a full racing program. The Late Models, GA Modifieds, Sportsmans, Hornets, CARC Mods, and Dwarfs will be in action.
ILLIANA MOTOR SPEEDWAY
Be a fun night this Saturday night as Crash Fest #1 is on the schedule. A Figure 8 School Bus & Trailer Races are on tap with Pure Stock Specials. Gates open at 4:00 p.m. with the action getting underway at 7:00 p.m.
INDE MOTORSPORTS RANCH
Peris Riding School will be on the road course on July 8-9. The Inde Summer Pass Private Track Day is available on the 10th and 11th.
LEBANON I-44 SPEEDWAY
A full racing program is on tap this Saturday night with Late Models, Modifieds, Street Stocks, Pure Streets and Chargers in action. Gates open at 5:00 p.m. with racing at 7:30 p.m.
LONESOME PINE RACEWAY
The USCS Asphalt Thunder Tour will be part of a full racing program this Saturday night. These 700hp Winged Sprint Cars will reach speeds around 140 mph. Expect a fast night of racing.
MADISON INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY
The Friday Night Tradition continues this week with a full racing program scheduled. The Late Models, Area Sportsman, Hobby Stocks, Legends and Bandits will be in action. Racing gets underway at 7:30 p.m.
Veteran drive Kenny Chandler of Boise, Idaho, looks to continue an impressive season Saturday night during the Project Filter All-Star Challenge Pro-4 segment race at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway. The Pro-4 challenge highlights Military Appreciation Night. Anyone who shows a military ID gets into the track free. Also on the bill are the NAPA Latemodel Sportsman drivers, the Domino's Pizza Legends, the College of Western Idaho Professional Truck Driving School Street Stocks and the Thunder Dogs.
A full racing program is scheduled for this Friday night. The Late Models, Super Stocks, Slammers, and Fab 4's will be in action. Racing starts at 7:30 p.m.
ORANGE SHOW SPEEDWAY
(San Bernardino, CA)
A full racing program is set for this Saturday night with the JAM Sportswear Late Models, Modifieds, Street Stocks, Legends, Go-Karts, and Outlaw Figure 8's in action. Gates open at 4:00 p.m. with the Autograph Session at 6:00 p.m. First race at 7:00 p.m.
RED RIVER SPEEDWAY
(North Wichita Falls, TX)
Racing action returns this Saturday night with the Super Stocks, Thunderstocks, Mod 4's, Chargers and Hornets in action.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN RACEWAYS
(West Valley City, UT)
The Young Automotive USAC/SLVRA Rocky Mountain Sprints return to Rocky Mountain Raceways Saturday, July 10. Only twenty-one points separate former track champions Jimmy Wysong and Jimmy Waters. Wysing has one first and second place finish. Waters has one second place finish and two third place finishes. The two former champions have consistently impressed fans this season with quick times and expert racing. Super Stocks will also return with Eric Rhead a top the points, with a 9 point lead over Richard Clegg. Rhead has finished in the top three for this seasons two Super Stock races. Dex Mini Cups, Legends and Hornets will also hit the track this weekend.
All seats will be $5. Gates open at 4pm. Qualifying begins at 5pm and racing starts at 6pm.
SHANGRI LA II MOTOR SPEEDWAY
(Tioga Center, NY)
Sister tracks Shangri-La II Motor Speedway and Skyview Drags will be in operation at the same time on Saturday, July 10, as they do most every Saturday, but with a twist. It's Skyview's annual "Frenzy of Fire" jet car show, and track managers Amy Stilson of Shangri-La II and Amy Culver of Skyview Drags have coordinated their schedules for the day so fans attending the 6:00 p.m. show can see the feature events of both programs with their single ticket purchase. At Shangri-La II, ASA Member track racing will find the Modifieds, ASA Late Models, Sportsman Modifieds., and Street Stocks in action at the final event before the lights go on at the Concrete Castle.
The Northwest's Largest and Longest Les Schwab Tires Fireworks Extravaganza follows the evenings racing festivities. 410 Sprints, Budweiser 360 Sprints, Cook Road Shell Sportsman Sprints, & The Outlaw Hornets. Gates open at 5:30pm, racing at 7:00pm.
SOUTHERN OREGON SPEEDWAY
Two nights of racing coming up. First on Saturday it's a full racing program with Sprints, Modifieds, Super 4's, Dwarfs, Mini Stocks in action. Then on Monday its ASCS Speedweek Race #1 with nothing but 360 Sprint Cars in action.
STATE PARK SPEEDWAY
Returns to action on Thursday, July 15th with a full racing program.
Returns to action on Saturday, July 17th.
TUCSON RACEWAY PARK
Will be back in action on August 7th as a dirt track.
VIRGINIA MOTOR SPEEDWAY
Officials at Bill Sawyer's Virginia Motor Speedway have decided to reduce admission prices for the upcoming Steel Block Bandits event scheduled for Saturday July 10th. Adult admission will now be $12 with senior and military admission reduced to $10 and students 7 to 17 now $6. Saturday July 10th will be the inaugural visit by the Steel Block Bandits touring series to the ½ mile speed plant in Jamaica, VA as they compete in the $2000 to win Firecracker 30. Some of the region's top late model talent will be on hand for the Series first visit.
Winged Sprints will be in action this Friday night along with Modifieds, Street Stocks and Fearless 4's. Grandstands open at 5 p.m. with racing at 7 p.m.
The Mid-Season Championships is this Saturday night with the Super Late Models, Sportsman, Pure Stocks, Hornets, Youth Hornets and Bump to Pass in action.
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