Patriot Sprint New York double preview

ASCS PATRIOTS PRIMED FOR NEW YORK DOUBLE TULSA, Okla. (May 16, 2006) -- After a wet weekend, the Bobcat of Buffalo ASCS Patriot Sprint Group fires back into action with a pair of events in New York this Saturday and Sunday. Saturday night, the...

ASCS PATRIOTS PRIMED FOR NEW YORK DOUBLE

TULSA, Okla. (May 16, 2006) -- After a wet weekend, the Bobcat of Buffalo ASCS Patriot Sprint Group fires back into action with a pair of events in New York this Saturday and Sunday.

Saturday night, the series takes to the semi-banked, 0x00bd-mile Canandaigua Speedway clay oval in Canandaigua, NY, before moving on to the high-banked, 3/8-mile Cayuga County Fair Speedway clay oval in Weedsport, NY, on Sunday night.

Ontario, New York's Chuck Hebing leads the way into the weekend after capturing the series recent season opener. Hebing has a 2004 Patriot win at Canandaigua to his credit and has raced to victory lane in each of the last two Cayuga County Fair Speedway events for the ASCS Patriots.

Hebing will be joined by a stout field of competitors for both nights of racing action, including Antwerp, NY, racer Jeff Cook, who earned runner-up honors in the season opener, and defending ASCS Patriot Sprint Group champion Bryan Howland of Auburn, NY.

Others among the top ten in current ASCS Patriot Sprint Group points include Mike Stelter, Mike VanDusen, rookie shoe Jason Barney, Jared Zimbardi, Blake Breen, Rick Wilson and John Smith III.

Saturday's action at Canandaigua Speedway gets under way at 7:00 p.m., with Sunday's card at Cayuga County Fair Speedway going green at 6:00 p.m.

Canandaigua Speedway is located 1.5 miles east of State Road 21 on US 20, then 1.4 miles north on CR 10. For more information, contact the track at 585-394-0961 or 315-730-1697.

Cayuga County Fair Speedway is located in Weedsport off I-90 Exit 40, then one mile south on State Road 34, then east on State Road 31. For more information, contact the track at 315-834-6606.

The 2006 Bobcat of Buffalo ASCS Patriot Sprint Group schedule consists of 22 nights of racing at fourteen different tracks throughout New York, Pennsylvania and Canada.

In its 15th year of sanctioning Sprint Car racing in the United States, the American Sprint Car Series will present approximately 180 nights of racing at nearly 100 tracks throughout 27 different states and Canada in 2006 including the National Tour and its Regional Tours (Gulf South, Mid-South, Midwest, Northern Plains, Patriot Sprint Group, Rocky Mountain, Sooner, Southern and Sprints on Dirt).

Additional information regarding the American Sprint Car Series and the ASCS Patriot Sprint Group is available at www.ascsracing.com.

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