Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (January 23, 2013) Preparing for their fifth season, the ASCS Lone Star Region has unveiled the schedule of events for the 2013 campaign.
Sanctioning races in Texas, Arkansas, and Oklahoma, the series will embark on a schedule of 15 dates with races beginning at Kennedale Speedway Park in March and ending in September with the Lucas Oil ASCS presented by MAVTV American Real at the at the Port-a-Cool U.S. Dirt Track Championships at Texas Motor Speedway’s Dirt Track.
Among the dates listed, combined events with the American Bank of Oklahoma ASCS Sooner Region and Griffith Truck and Equipment ASCS Gulf South Region will dot the map with races at the Edwards family owned Devil’s Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, TX and Lawton Speedway in Lawton, OK. Also sharing a co-sanctioned regional date will be the Heart O’ Texas Speedway in Waco.
Dates with the Lucas Oil ASCS presented by MAVTV American Real will number three with a pair of races to kick off the 2013 ASCS Sizzlin Summer Speedweek in addition to the Lone Star Regional finale at the Port-a-Cool U.S. Dirt Track Championships.
Additional dates are currently being negotiated with the season possibly ending later rather than sooner. Updates will be released in the coming weeks.
After an early season between Martin Edwards and Matt Covington, it was Covington who emerged as the 2012 Lone Star Champion. Covington became the first driver to complete a sweep of the Lone Star and American Bank of Oklahoma ASCS Sooner Region and is currently preparing his 2013 schedule which may include another run at duel titles.
ASCS Lone Star Region 2013 Schedule of Events:
Date / Track / Location
March 16 – Kennedale Speedway Park – Kennedale, TX
April 13 – Kennedale Speedway Park – Kennedale, TX (Lone Star/Sooner)
April 26 – Boyd Raceway – Boyd, TX
April 27 – Abilene Speedway – Abilene, TX
May 11 – Sixty-Seven Texarkana Speedway – Texarkana, AR
May 18 – Devil’s Bowl Speedway – Mesquite, TX (Lone Star/Sooner)
June 14 – Kennedale Speedway Park – Kennedale, TX (Speedweek)**
June 15 – Devil’s Bowl Speedway – Mesquite, TX (Speedweek)**
July 6 – Devil’s Bowl Speedway – Mesquite, TX (Lone Star/Sooner)
July 13 – Kennedale Speedway Park – Kennedale, TX
July 20 – Lawton Speedway – Lawton, OK
August 23 – Heart O’ Texas Speedway – Waco, TX (Lone Star/Gulf South)
August 24 – Devil’s Bowl Speedway – Mesquite, TX (Lone Star/Gulf South)
September 14 – Kennedale Speedway Park – Kennedale, TX (Lone Star/Sooner)
September 21 – Texas Motor Speedway – Ft. Worth, TX**
**Denotes events held in conjunction with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour
The 2013 season marks the 22nd 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 nine different Regions throughout the nation.
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