USMTS Southern Series invades Enid Speedway Park
FOR IMMEDAITE RELEASE
Wednesday, March 28, 2007
USMTS SOUTHERN SERIES INVADES ENID SPEEDWAY PARK
ENID, Okla. (March 28) -- The newly-formed USMTS Southern Series will spring back into action this weekend with a doubleheader at the Enid (Okla.) Speedway Park on Friday and Saturday, March 30-31. The race will feature some of the top Modified drivers from throughout the United States, and will also serve as the second USMTS Southern Series event of the season.
More than 50 cars and drivers staged a thrilling USMTS Southern Series debut in front of a standing-room-only crowd two weeks ago at the West Siloam Speedway.
Friday's main event winner will earn $2,000 while Saturday's top dog will pocket $3,000. Each night, race fans will be treated to some great Modified racing with heat races, consolations and a feature event. Gates are slated to open both days at 3 p.m., with the first green flag waving at 7 p.m. Enid Speedway Park will also present Street Stocks and E-Mods on the racing card both nights.
The Enid Speedway Park is located 2.5 miles north of U.S. Hwy. 412 on U.S. hwy. 81, then 0.5 mile east on W. Oxford (at the Garfield County Fairgrounds). Race day information is available by calling the track hotline at (580) 234-4488 or online at www.enidspeedwayparkllc.com.
The Garfield County Trust Authority awarded the contract for the 3/8-mile track to Lonnie Colville and James Longpine in November. Colville will serve as the promoter of the historic facility. Colville brings a wealth of knowledge to the venture. He raced for over two decades on the high-banked oval, reigning over the Street Stock, Pro Stock and Modified divisions. During the past few seasons Colville has worked on the other side of the fence, serving as the track's pit steward.
The USMTS Southern Series will give top drivers from Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma and surrounding areas a minimum ten-race series that pits the best of the best in Modified racing under the banner of America's top Modified touring series. All one-and two-day shows for the USMTS Southern Series will pay a minimum of $2,000 to win and $200 to start.
All USMTS rules will apply. American Racer is the Official Tire of the USMTS, and any driver seeking to receive USMTS Southern Series points and/or contingency awards must use the American Racer KK-704 racing tire. The Hoosier G60 tire will also be allowed for this race, but must be mounted on all four wheels with no grooving allowed.
To learn more about the O'Reilly Auto Parts United States Modified Touring Series, call the headquarters office at (515) 832-7944 or visit www.USMTS.com online.
USTMS SOUTHERN SERIES
Points as of March 28, 2007
1. 3 - Kelly Shryock, Fertile, Iowa .... 219
2. 7n - Jay Noteboom, Hinton Iowa .... 184
3. 20 - Rodney Sanders, Happy, Texas .... 174
3. 7 - Al Hejna, Clear Lake, Iowa .... 174
5. 5 - Steve Holzkamper, Gentry, Ark. .... 165
6. 27 - Greg Skaggs, Bixby, Okla. .... 155
6. 5 - Randy Timms, Wheatland, Okla. .... 155
8. 93 - Cale Sponsler, Grimes, Iowa .... 145
9. 76 - Chase Allen, Midlothian, Texas .... 144
10. 33z - Zack VanderBeek, New Sharon, Iowa .... 143
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USMTS SOUTHERN SERIES OFFICIAL SPONSORS: American Race Tires, AMSOIL, BORCO LP, Day Motor Sports, Fast Company Performance, Holley Performance Products, Home Pride Companies, Intercomp, KEVKO Oil Pans & Components, Kraft Kars, Marsh Racing Wheels, Nitroquest Web Solutions, Olympic Fire Protection, Real Racing Wheels, Rookies Rockin' Sports Bar, Yeager Machine.
USMTS SOUTHERN SERIES CONTINGENCY SPONSORS: AFCO Racing Products, Bilstein Shocks, Boyer's Engine Development, Dynatech Racing Exhaust, Edelbrock, Fast Shafts, GRT Race Cars, Hawk Performance, Hyperco, Isky Racing Cams, KSE Racing Products, Pflugerville Machine, Quarter Master, QuickTime Performance Race Parts, Racer's Choice (RCI).