DAYTONA BEACH, Florida — Another great weekend of ASA Racing is on the schedule for this weekend. Two ASA Series will determine their 2011 champions while some ASA Member Tracks will be in action with special events.
Here is a look at what is happening this weekend.
ASA SANCTIONED SERIES
ASA MIDWEST TOUR (SUPER LATE MODELS, TRUCKS)
La Crosse Fairgrounds Speedway (West Salem, WI)
The 2011 Championship will be decided this weekend at the 42nd Annual Oktoberfest Race Weekend. Mathematically, the top-eight drivers are still eligible to win the championship. Andrew Morrissey holds a 68-point lead over Nathan Haseleu and a 71-point lead over Jacob Goede. A 100-lap feature event on Sunday will determine the championship.
The ASA Midwest Truck Tour will close out their 2011 season on Sunday with a 40-lap feature event. Their championship could go down to the final lap. Defending champion Jerry Wood has a three-point lead over Austin Luedtke going into the finale. John Wood is only 54 points back and Rick Corso is only 56 points behind.
ASA TRUCK SERIES
Havasu 95 Speedway (Lake Havasu City, AZ)
The fastest trucks in the Southwest will be back in action this Saturday night at the ASA Member Track in Lake Havasu City, AZ. They will be part of an action packed full racing program. Taylor Miinch holds a two-point lead over Jeff Catlin and a 26-point lead over Jason Black. Mike Herda, who won the last event at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, is only 34 points behind Miinch.
ASA MEMBER TRACKS
ACE SPEEDWAY (Altamahaw, NC)
Don’t miss the return of The Southeast Limited Late Model Tour to Ace Speedway on Saturday, October 8th. For more information on the tour, visit SoutheastLimiteds.com. In action this week will be the SELLM Pro’s, the SELLM Challengers, Extreme Selects and the USAC. Admission this week will be $12 for Adults, $8 for Students & Seniors with ID and free for kids 12 and under. Grandstands open at 3pm and there will be an open practice on Friday evening.
BIG COUNTRY SPEEDWAY (Cheyenne, WY)
The racing program will start at 4pm this Saturday. The Late Models, Sportsman, Super Stocks, Mod 4’s, Warriors, Super Lite Trucks, Bombers and Trailer Race are on the schedule.
CORPUS CHRISTI SPEEDWAY (Corpus Christi, TX)
The second annual Speedfest is this Friday and Saturday night with seven classes of racing and an Enduro race. On Friday, there will be time trials, qualifying heat races, and the exciting Enduro race. On Saturday, there will be last chance heats and features for the Lonestar Legacy Cars, Dwarf Cars, Texas Pro Sedans, Front Runners, Bombers, Super Streets, and Sport Mods. Gates open at 6:00pm with Racing at 8:00pm.
DESOTO SUPER SPEEDWAY (Bradenton, FL)
The 11th Annual Seafest is this Saturday night. The Florida United Promoters Late Model 100 will highlight a night of busy racing action. The Flyin 4’s, Bombers, Magic 4’s, Fall 6-Pack Pure Stock Series, Mini Stocks, and Pro Challenge Series will also be in action. Normal weekly admission and times are: Ages 13 & up is $15.00, ages 12 & under are FREE! Racing gets underway at 7:00pm SHARP!
DILLON MOTOR SPEEDWAY (Dillon, SC)
Fall Spectacular, October 28, 29 and 30. All Classes will be racing, practice will be Friday the 28th, qualifying on Saturday the 29th and racing will be on the 30th.
EAST BAY RACEWAY PARK (Tampa, FL)
ASA sanctioned racing returns to East Bay Raceway Park on Saturday, October 8, 2011. The program will include the Top Gun Sprints making their return for their second race of the year. Along with them will be the Florida Mini Sprints, Gagel’s Open Wheel Modifieds, Street Stocks and the Motorstats.com 4 Cylinder Bombers. Weekly admission is: Adults are $12, Seniors 55 & up are $10.00, Teens 13-17 with ID is $7.00, and kids 12 & under are FREE with paying adult! Racing starts at 6:30pm.
HAVASU 95 SPEEDWAY (Lake Havasu City, AZ)
The racing action returns this Saturday night with the Legends, Bandoleros, ASA Street Stocks, ASA Truck Series, Factory Stocks and Team Factory Stocks. Gates open at 5:00pm with Racing at 7pm.
INDE MOTORSPORTS RANCH (Wilcox, AZ)
The SCCA Arizona Region will be competing on October 15-16.
LONESOME PINE RACEWAY (Coeburn, VA)
The season finale has been rescheduled for Saturday, October 15. The Late Models, Chargers, Pure 4’s, Street Stocks, Legends, Renegades, and Powder Puff will be in action. Gates open at 4pm. If you come with your Crash-A-Rama ticket, you will receive half-price admission. Regular admission is Adults $10, Children 12 & Under are FREE with a paying adult. Seniors 62+ & military are $7.
MERIDIAN SPEEDWAY (Meridian, ID)
Round three of the Idaho Amateur Supercross is this Sunday. Gates open at 8am with practice starting at 10am. Racing starts at 11am. More info at www.idahosupercross.com.
NEWPORT MOTOR SPEEDWAY (Newport, TN)
Newport Motor Speedway will be back in action this Saturday with the First Annual Davey Crockett LMS Championship Race featuring a 200-lap feature in four 50-lap segments. The Street Stocks, FWD, Mod-4, Legends, and Mini Cups will also be in action.
ORANGE SHOW SPEEDWAY (San Bernardino, CA)
Orange Show Speedway will be back in action on Saturday, October 22.