Midwest Region 2008 schedule

ASCS Midwest Region 2008 Schedule TULSA, Okla. (February 6, 2008) -- Set for its fourth year of competition, the American Sprint Car Series Midwest Region has released its 2008 schedule. The ASCS Midwest Region is currently slated for eleven...

ASCS Midwest Region 2008 Schedule

TULSA, Okla. (February 6, 2008) -- Set for its fourth year of competition, the American Sprint Car Series Midwest Region has released its 2008 schedule.

The ASCS Midwest Region is currently slated for eleven nights of racing action in 2008 at eight different tracks throughout Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri and Iowa.

For the third year in a row, the series opens the season with a two-night stand versus the ASCS Northern Plains Region at Nebraska Raceway Park's I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, NE, on April 14-15.

After a pair of stops at Junction Motor Speedway in McCool Junction, NE, on May 23 and June 27, the ASCS Midwest Regional troops take on the O'Reilly ASCoT National forces at Kansas City's Lakeside Speedway on July 4.

A week later, the series takes to the lightning-fast high banks of U.S . 36 Raceway in Cameron, MO .

Another weekend pitted against the ASCS Northern Plains Region is next on the docket, with the two Regions squaring off at Denison, Iowa's Crawford County Speedway on July 18 and then Nebraska's Eagle Raceway on July 19.

After sending its top competitors to the Brodix Tournament of Champions in August, the ASCS Midwest Region puts the wraps on the 2008 season with a three-race set on September 5-7, that includes Butler County Motorplex (Rising City, NE), a first-time stop at Minneapolis (KS) Raceway and Eagle Raceway's Nebraska Cup, where the series champion will be crowned.

Several other events are being negotiated and may be added to the ASCS Midwest Region schedule in the coming weeks.

2008 ASCS MIDWEST REGION SCHEDULE

April 11 I-80 Speedway (Greenwood, NE) -- vs. Northern Plains
April 12 I-80 Speedway (Greenwood, NE) -- vs. Northern Plains
May 23 Junction Motor Speedway (McCool Junction, NE)

June 6 TBA
June 7 TBA
June 27 Junction Motor Speedway (McCool Junction, NE)

July 4 Lakeside Speedway (Kansas City, KS) -- vs. ASCS National series
July 11 U.S. 36 Raceway (Cameron, MO)
July 18 Crawford County Speedway (Denison, IA) -- vs. Northern Plains
July 19 Eagle Raceway (Eagle, NE) -- vs. Northern Plains

Aug. 3 Brodix Tournament of Champions (Knoxville, IA) -- No points
Sept. 5 Butler County Motorplex (Rising City, NE)
Sept. 6 Minneapolis Raceway (Minneapolis, KS)
Sept. 7 Eagle Raceway (Eagle, NE)

-credit: ascs

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