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ASCS Canyon Region Set for First Stop at Casa Grande! TULSA, Okla. (May 5, 2008) -- The Discount Tire Co. American Sprint Car Series Canyon Region continues a stellar season of racing action this Saturday night with its first stop of the year...

ASCS Canyon Region Set for First Stop at Casa Grande!

TULSA, Okla. (May 5, 2008) -- The Discount Tire Co. American Sprint Car Series Canyon Region continues a stellar season of racing action this Saturday night with its first stop of the year atop Casa Grande's high-banked, 3/8-mile Central Arizona Raceway clay oval.

It will be a special night for all the Moms in the crowd as well, as Mothers receive a free meal in honor of Mother's Day.

Defending series champion eremy Sherman of Surprise, AZ, enters the event atop the point charts after capturing his third feature win of the season this past Saturday night.

Sherman claimed one ASCS Canyon Region in three series stops at Central Arizona Raceway last year, with Chad Boat and Charles Davis, r., also earning Casa Grande wins.

Davis enters Saturday's card just 38 points off of Sherman's lead pace, with Nathan High holding down third in points. R.. ohnson is currently fourth, with eremy Reagles rounding out the current top five.

Mike Martin is just two points behind Reagles in sixth, with osh Pelkey, Mike Leslie, Andrew Reinbold and Thomas Ogle completing the top ten.

Certificates will be awarded to each of the heat race winners, with Racing Optics sponsoring heat race one, MPD Race Products sponsoring heat race two, Winters Performance sponsoring heat race three and Sunoco sponsoring heat race four. Arizona Race Mart sponsors the Trophy Dash, while Sunoco will also award a certificate to each "B" Main winner in ASCS Canyon Region action this year. Parker Store sponsors the Roll for Inversion.

Saturday's Discount Tire Co. ASCS Canyon Region action at Central Arizona Raceway is set to go green at 7:00 p.m.

The high-banked, 3/8-mile Central Arizona Raceway clay oval is located is located in Casa Grande, AZ, off I-10 Exit 194, then seven miles east on State Road 287 at the fairgrounds. For more information, contact the track at 520-723-8888.

-credit: ascs

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Series Sprint
Drivers Mike Martin , Mike Leslie , Chad Boat