Gulf South Region 2008 schedule

ASCS Gulf South Region 2008 Schedule TULSA, Okla. (January 16, 2008) -- Set for its eighth year of competition, the American Sprint Car Series Gulf South Region has released an ambitious schedule for the 2008 season. The...

ASCS Gulf South Region 2008 Schedule

TULSA, Okla. (January 16, 2008) -- Set for its eighth year of competition, the American Sprint Car Series Gulf South Region has released an ambitious schedule for the 2008 season.

The ASCS Gulf South Region is currently slated for 26 nights of competition at ten different tracks, with 21 Texas nights and five nights in Louisiana.

The ASCS Gulf South Region fires off to an early start with a February 29 opener at Motorama Speedway in Beaumont, TX, leading into the $3,000 to win Inaugural Gulf Coast Nationals at Houston Raceway Park on March 1.

The series concludes the season on the final weekend of September in the same manner that it starts, with a Motorama-Houston Raceway Park weekend.

During the July Fourth weekend, the ASCS Gulf South Region is slated to take to the Texana Raceway Park in Edna, TX, for the first time.

2008 ASCS GULF SOUTH REGION SCHEDULE

Feb. 29 Motorama Speedway (Beaumont, TX) - $2,000 to win

Mar. 1 Houston Raceway Park (Baytown, TX) - $3,000 to win

Mar. 29 Champion Park Speedway (Haughton, LA) - $2,000 to win

Apr. 4 Motorama Speedway (Beaumont, TX)

Apr. 5 105 Speedway (Cleveland, TX)

Apr. 19 Fast Trax Speedway (Chatham, LA) -- Gulf South vs. Coastal

May 9 Motorama Speedway (Beaumont, TX)

May 10 Houston Raceway Park (Baytown, TX)

May 24 Gator Motorplex (Willis, TX) - $2,000 to win

May 25 Heart O' Texas Speedway (Waco, TX)

June 6 Sabine Motor Speedway (Many, LA) -- Tentative

June 7 Champion Park Speedway (Haughton, LA)

June 20 Motorama Speedway (Beaumont, TX)

June 21 Houston Raceway Park (Baytown, TX)

July 3 South Texas Speedway (Corpus Christi, TX) - $2,000 to win

July 4 Texana Raceway Park (Edna, TX) - $2,000 to win

July 5 105 Speedway (Cleveland, TX0 - $2,000 to win

July 18 Motorama Speedway (Beaumont, TX)

July 19 Gator Motorplex (Willis, TX)

Aug. 3 Brodix Tournament of Champions (Knoxville, IA) -- No points

Aug. 15 Motorama Speedway (Beaumont, TX)

Aug. 16 Houston Raceway Park (Baytown, TX)

Aug. 22 Heart O' Texas Speedway (Waco, TX) -- Gulf South vs. Sooner $2,000 to win

Aug. 23 Devil's Bowl Speedway (Mesquite, TX) -- Gulf South vs. Sooner $2,000 to win

Sept. 13 Fast Trax Speedway (Chatham, LA) -- Gulf South vs. Coastal

Sept. 26 Motorama Speedway (Beaumont, TX)

Sept. 27 Houston Raceway Park (Baytown, TX)

The American Sprint Cars is the nation's most prevalent Sprint Car sanction body, with the series sanctioning 189 nights of racing at 90 different tracks throughout 25 different states and Canada in 2007, with 866 different drivers competing in at least one event.

Additional information regarding the American Sprint Car Series is available at www.ascsracing.com.

-credit: ascs

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