FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Doug Stokes (909) 940-0134 TWO DAY...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Doug Stokes (909) 940-0134
TWO DAY SPRINT CAR "1996 OVAL NATIONALS(c)" SET FOR PERRIS AUTO SPEEDWAY OCT.18-19, 1996
Purse Will Exceed $40,000-10.000 To Win!
Perris, Calif.-The call has rung out across the country to everyone who drives a Sprint Car: "Come on out to brand-new Perris Auto Speedway... bring your choice of Sprint Car, race for two nights (Friday, October 18 and Saturday, October 19) and we'll see who goes home with the $10,000 first place money on Saturday night." The inaugural Oval Nationals(c) event rules at Perris are "Open", which makes them exceedingly simple: a Sprint Car with a 410-inch V-8 motor running on 100% straight methanol, any size tire that you can get on the machine, no wings, carbon fiber, nor titanium...you'll need a (95 dB limit) sound suppression system (mufflers) and standard safety gear... that's about it. "Open" also means open to as many professional Sprint Car racers as care to make their way out to America's newest 1/2-Mile clay oval. The only other requirement to compete at Perris is a optional one suggested by Competition Director Bubby Jones, he adds: "Just bring your spurs!" These "open" rules will flat guarantee a highly-competitive set of events both days at Perris Auto Speedway. With timed qualifying and qualifier heat races on Friday, and B, C and D mains which will lead up to the main event on Saturday night. "There'll be $40,000-plus in prize money paid out over the 18th and 19th and $10,000 of that will be for winning that big 40-lap main on Saturday night," said Jones. "Every Sprint Car race that we've had at Perris has been fierce...but this one promises to make all of those past races look tame by comparison." The best Open Wheel/Non-Wing Sprint Car drivers from around the country are expected to attend and compete at this inaugural "Oval Nationals(c)". Reserved seat tickets are available for both days through the PAS office ticket line (call: 909-943-4006 M-F, 10 a.m.-4:00 p.m. PDT). Prices for this special open show will be: Adult Reserved: Friday $15, Saturday $18, Two Day Reserved Pass: $30. General Admission: $12 & $15, Two Day Pass: $25. Seniors, Miiitary and Junior tickets are also available. Pit Passes: $25 per day. Friday and Saturday night's Oval Nationals(c) at "The PAS" will see the spectator gates open at 5:00 P.M., practice and hot laps between 6:00 8 6:30 P.M. and the first heat race firing off at 7:30 P.M. There's not a bad seat in the house and every one of them is just as close to the action as safety allows. Each night at the "Nationals" the racing is scheduled to be "in the history books" by 10:30 P.M. when the crossover gates to the infield pits will be opened for fans to join the racers and their crews in the pit area for a post-race autograph and photo session...everyone's invited! Perris Auto Speedway is located in the Lake Perris Fairgrounds, two miles East of Interstate Highway 215, just off the Ramona Expressway. Reserved seats, "Season Tickets", and special discount group rate ticket and refreshments packages are now available for corporate patrons of "The PAS;" where there are always plenty of great seats for everY event.(For group rates give Lola a call at (909) 943-4006 Tues.-Thurs., 10 a.m.-4:00 p.m. PDT). A special automated phone line: (800)976-RACE may be called for an update on each event as it comes on line...Fans are encouraged to call this toll-free "Hot Line" to listen to the latest information on event times and to be made aware of any special promotions that may be in effect.
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