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Budweiser Sprint Car Shootout on Tap for ASCS Midwest! TULSA, Okla. (June 15, 2009) -- The American Sprint Car Series Midwest Region gets back into the swing of things by taking to the lightning-fast high banks of U.S. 36 Raceway in...

Budweiser Sprint Car Shootout on Tap for ASCS Midwest!

TULSA, Okla. (June 15, 2009) -- The American Sprint Car Series Midwest Region gets back into the swing of things by taking to the lightning-fast high banks of U.S. 36 Raceway in Cameron, MO, for Friday night's annual Budweiser Sprint Car Shootout.

Grain Valley, Missouri's Brian Brown holds the slimmest of leads in the points chase as the series takes to a track that has featured five different ASCS Midwest winners in as many events.

Defending ASCS Midwest champion Jack Dover, a Lucas Oil ASCS Sprint Car Series Rookie of the Year contender, topped last year's Midwest event at U.S. 36 Raceway with other past series winners at the track including Jesse Hockett, Chris Morgan, Toby Chapman and Johnny Anderson.

Brown, who finished third in last year's ASCS Midwest event at U.S. 36 and second in 2005, carries just a two-point lead over Lincoln, Nebraska's Don Droud, Jr., into the event, with Sedalia, Missouri's Jonathan Cornell another ten points back in third.

Lincoln's Mike Chadd enters Friday's action ranked fourth, with Aurora, Nebraska's Ryan Roberts rounding out the current top five. The balance of the current top ten includes Jason Danley, Chad Humston, Lee Grosz, Mike Boston and Ryan Anderson.

The ASCS Midwest Region has featured four different winners in as many 2009 main events including Billy Alley, Cornell, Humston and Shane Stewart.

The ASCS Midwest Regional forces will take on the Winged Outlaw Warriors in Friday night's Budweiser Sprint Car Shootout.

Friday's racing action atop the high-banked, 3/8-mile U.S. 36 Raceway clay oval is set to fire off at 8:00 p.m.

U.S. 36 Raceway is located 50 miles northeast of Kansas City on I-35 to Exit 54, then 6.3 miles west on U.S. 36, then 0.1 mile north on SR 33.JFor more information, contact the track at 816-675-2279.

The ASCS Midwest Region is slated for 13 nights of competition at a half dozen tracks throughout Nebraska and the surrounding areas of Missouri and South Dakota.

The American Sprint Car Series, in its 18th year of sanctioning Sprint Car racing events, brings the best of Sprint Car racing to nearly 100 different tracks throughout 25 states and Canada in 2009. Anchored by the Lucas Oil ASCS Sprint Car Dirt Series presented by K&N Filters, ASCS also consists of a dozen different Regions throughout the nation.

-credit: ascs

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Series Sprint
Drivers Brian Brown , Jesse Hockett , Robert Ryan , Chris Morgan