Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (April 29, 2013) After persistent rain foiled original plans for the Eagle Motorsports Rock ‘N Roll 50 presented by Sprintsource.com on April 27, the fifth annual event will now take place on Saturday, May 4 at the Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, Ark.
A quick look at the history of the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV American Real reveals 29 events beginning in 1995 with Terry Gray taking the first Lucas Oil ASCS presented by MAVTV American Real event on June 8 of that year.
In all, 16 drivers have tasted victory at the historic oval with Piperton, Tenn. driver Eddie Gallagher posting a series best six victories. Tim Crawley brought his series win total at “The Ditch” to four, following his sweep of the Rock ‘N Roll 50 in 2009 and 2010.
Other drivers with multiple wins with the Lucas Oil ASCS presented by MAVTV American Real at the Riverside International Speedway include Gary Wright and Terry Gray with three each. West Memphis based A.G. Rains has topped the Lucas Oil ASCS presented by MAVTV American Real field twice.
Seth Bergman enters this Saturday’s Eagle Motorsports Rock ‘N Roll 50 on a bit of a hot streak, posting his third win of 2013 in ASCS competition this past Saturday with the Smiley’s Racing Products Lone Star Region in Abilene, Texas.
The Eagle Motorsports Rock ‘N Roll 50 at the Riverside International Speedway on Saturday, May 4 is scheduled to begin at 7:30 P.M. with gates opening at 5:30 P.M. Tickets are still on sale and can be purchases at http://www.tbjpromotions.com.
Lucas Oil ASCS Winners: Riverside Int. Speedway - Terry Gray (7/8/95), Eddie Gallagher (7/20/96), Pete Braswell (9/15/96), Gary Wright (6/21/97), Brook Tatnell (9/13/97), Mike Ward (6/20/98), Terry Gray (9/19/98), Chad Jones (6/19/99), Pete Butler (7/24/99), Terry Gray (9/18/99), Kenny Coke (6/24/00), Travis Rilat (7/15/00), Gary Wright (9/16/00), Eddie Gallagher (6/9/01), A.G. Rains (7/14/01), Tim Crawley (9/15/01), Eddie Gallagher (6/1/02), Eddie Gallagher (9/14/02), Eddie Gallagher (5/31/03), Gary Wright (7/19/03), Rick Stenhouse, Jr. (7/17/04), Eddie Gallagher (9/11/04), Darren Stewart (6/4/05), A.G. Rains (9/10/05), Tim Crawley (7/3/09), Tim Crawley (7/4/09), Tony Bruce, Jr. (10/1/10), Tim Crawley (10/2/10), Seth Bergman (4/28/12)
Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV American Real
Date: Saturday, May 4, 2013
Times: Gates open at 5:30 P.M. / Racing begins at 7:30 P.M.
Day of the race or in advance at http://www.tbjpromotions.com
Track Information: Riverside International Speedway (The Ditch)
Address: 151 Legion Road, West Memphis, Ark. 72301
Phone #: 870 735-8071
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 @LucasOilASCS.
2013 “A” Feature Winners: Jason Johnson-3, Brian Brown-1, Roger Crockett-1, Kyle Bellm-1, Brad Loyet-1
Lucas Oil ASCS Driver Points (Top 10): 1. Jason Johnson 914; 2. Johnny Herrera 871; 3. Brad Loyet 809; 4. Seth Bergman 759; 5. Tony Bruce,Jr. 759; 6. Logan Forler 752; 7. Jeff Swindell 749; 8. Dustin Morgan 713; 9. Cole Wood 636; 10. Shawn Petersen 630;
The 2013 season marks the twenty-second 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 eight 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. Log onto www.mavtv.com for information regarding availability and listings in your area.
Associate sponsors for the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV include: Hoosier Racing Tire and Brodix
Team Lucas Sponsors for the American Sprint Car Series consist of Protect the Harvest, Geico, Hawk Racing Products, E3 Spark Plugs, and General Tire.
Product and Contingency Sponsorship provided by: K&N Filters, PitstopUSA.com, Engler Machine and Tool, Roush Yates Racing Engines, FSR Radiator and Racing Products, Schoenfeld Headers, Driverwebsites.com, Weld Wheels, Fuel Safe, Saldana Racing Products, SBI Fuel Bladders, Maxwell Industries, Print Place, Xtreme Accu-Tach, Simpson, LeJoie Seating, Ti 22 Performance, Wesmar Racing Engines, Hinchman Indy Racewear, Brown and Miller Racing Solutions, DMI Rear Ends, Rod End Supply, Smiley’s Racing Products, Speedway Motors, and Hilborn Injection Systems.
Additional information regarding the American Sprint Car Series is available at www.ascsracing.com as well as Twitter (@LucasOilASCS) and Facebook. News and information can also be sent to you with the ASCS E-News by texting ASCS to 22828 with any mobile device.