ARCA Lincoln Welders Truck Series releases 2002 schedule TOLEDO OH (3-26-02) The ARCA Lincoln Welders Truck Series, in its fourth season of competition, has released its 2002 schedule to include 12 events in eight states. The schedule, which...
ARCA Lincoln Welders Truck Series releases 2002 schedule
TOLEDO OH (3-26-02) The ARCA Lincoln Welders Truck Series, in its fourth season of competition, has released its 2002 schedule to include 12 events in eight states.
The schedule, which includes a mix of races on both dirt and pavement, kicks off at the quarter-mile Kentucky Speedway on May 10 and concludes at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on October 5. The Las Vegas event is a non-points race.
Tracks returning to the schedule include ARCA-sanctioned Toledo (OH) and Flat Rock (MI) Speedways as well as Illiana Motor Speedway (IN), Dixie Motor Speedway (MI), the quarter-mile clay LaSalle Speedway (IL) and Lorain County Speedway (OH). The half-mile clay Tri-City Speedway in Franklin, Pennsylvania returns to the tour after a two-year absence.
First-time ARCA Lincoln Welders Truck venues in 2002 include the quarter-mile Ona Speedway (WV), the brand-new I-75 Speedway (KY) and the brand-new lake Erie Speedway (PA).
Two-time champion Robbin Slaughter is expected to return to defend his title as well as former champion Bill Withers who won the inaugural crown in 1999.
<pre> 2002 ARCA Lincoln Welders Truck Series Schedule
Date Track Location Track M.com Name 5-10 Kentucky Speedway Sparta KY .25 mile paved Kentucky 6-1 Ona Speedway Ona WV .25 mile paved Ona 6-8 I-75 Speedway Waynesburg KY .375 mile paved I-75 6-22 Illiana Motor Speedway Schererville IN .5 mile paved Illiana 7-5 Toledo Speedway Toledo OH .5 mile paved Toledo 7-12 Dixie Motor Speedway Birch Run MI .333 mile paved Dixie 7-13 Flat Rock Speedway Flat Rock MI .25 mile paved Flat Rock 7-20 Lake Erie Speedway Erie PA .5 mile paved Lake Erie 7-27 Lorain County Speedway Lorain OH .375 mile paved Lorain 8-3 LaSalle Speedway LaSalle IL .25 mile clay LaSalle 9-21 Tri-City Speedway Franklin PA .5 mile clay Tri-City 10-5 Las Vegas Motor Speedway Las Vegas NV .375 mile paved Las Vegas