Northern Plains 2006 schedule released

INAUGURAL ASCS NORTHERN PLAINS REGION SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED TULSA, Okla. (January 19, 2006)- A strong schedule for the all-new American Sprint Car Series Northern Plains Region was released from the series' home office in Tulsa, OK, today. The...

INAUGURAL ASCS NORTHERN PLAINS REGION SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

TULSA, Okla. (January 19, 2006)- A strong schedule for the all-new American Sprint Car Series Northern Plains Region was released from the series' home office in Tulsa, OK, today.

The ASCS Northern Plains Region is one of three new Regions for the American Sprint Car Series in 2006, with the others including the Mid-South Region and the newly acquired Sprints on Dirt.

The inaugural schedule for the ASCS Northern Plains Region currently consists of 19 events at ten different tracks throughout Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Nebraska.

The series ice-breaking event will be a challenge race versus the ASCS Midwest Region at Nebraska Raceway Park's I-80 Speedway on April 7. The next night, April 8, the Northern Plains and Midwest Regions are joined by the NCRA at I-80 Speedway as well.

Other tracks on the ASCS Northern Plains slate include Jackson (MN) Speedway, Nodak Speedway (Minot, ND), Red River Valley Speedway (West Fargo, ND), Steele County Speedway (Owatonna, MN), Dacotah Speedway (Mandan, ND), Jamestown (ND) Speedway, Superior (WI) Speedway, North Central Speedway (Brainerd, MN) and I-90 Speedway (Hartford, SD).

The season finale is currently slated for September 16 at Owatonna, Minnesota's Steele County Speedway.

2006 American Sprint Car Series Northern Plains Region Schedule:

April 7 -- I-80 Speedway @ NRP (Greenwood, NE) -- vs. ASCS Midwest Region

April 8 -- I-80 Speedway @ NRP (Greenwood, NE) -- vs. ASCS Midwest Region & NCRA

June 2 -- Jackson Speedway (Jackson, MN)

June 3 -- Jackson Speedway (Jackson, MN)

June 10 -- Nodak Speedway (Minot, ND) -- w/ ASCS National Tour

June 11 -- Nodak Speedway (Minot, ND) -- w/ ASCS National Tour

June 16 -- Red River Valley Speedway (West Fargo, ND)

June 17 -- Red River Valley Speedway (West Fargo, ND)

June 18 -- Red River Valley Speedway (West Fargo, ND)

June 21 -- Steele County Speedway (Owatonna, MN)

June 23 -- Dacotah Speedway (Mandan, ND) June 24 -- Jamestown Speedway (Jamestown, ND)

June 30 -- Superior Speedway (Superior, WI)

July 1 -- North Central Speedway (Brainerd, MN) -- Kouba Memorial

July 3 -- I-80 Speedway at NRP (Greenwood, NE)

August 15 -- I-90 Speedway (Hartford, SD) September 2 -- North Central Speedway (Brainerd, MN) -- Mighty Axe Nationals

September 3 -- North Central Speedway (Brainerd, MN) -- Mighty Axe Nationals

September 16 -- Steele County Speedway (Owatonna, MN)

Including ASCoT and the American Sprint Car Series Regional Tours (Gulf South, Mid-South, Midwest, Northern Plains, Rocky Mountain, Sooner, Southern, Sprints on Dirt), the American Sprint Car Series will present approximately 180 nights of racing in 2006.

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

-ascs-

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