Southern Tour Carolina double preview

ASCS SOUTHERN TOUR READY FOR CAROLINA PAIR TULSA, Okla. (July 10, 2007) -- With seven events at six different tracks already in the books for the ASCS Southern Tour this year, the series is set to take to another pair of tracks this...

ASCS SOUTHERN TOUR READY FOR CAROLINA PAIR

TULSA, Okla. (July 10, 2007) -- With seven events at six different tracks already in the books for the ASCS Southern Tour this year, the series is set to take to another pair of tracks this weekend.

On Friday night, the series visits Mileback Speedway in Gray Court, SC, for the first time this season. Then on Saturday night, the series makes its first stop at Fayetteville Motor Speedway in Fayetteville, NC.

Chasing down his first ASCS Southern Tour championship, Brian Smith of Mooresville, NC, holds a 130-point lead over Malabar, Florida's Kenny Adams, who is trying to make up ground after missing one early season event in favor of O'Reilly ASCoT National competition. Adams has posted four overall ASCS Regional feature wins this year.

Johnny Bridges of Cherryville, NC, enters the weekend ranked third, with the Florida duo of T.J. Winegardner (Pierson) and Bryn Gohn (Malabar) rounding out the current top five.

Friday's action at Mileback Speedway gets under way at 7:30 p.m., with Saturday's card at Fayetteville Motor Speedway going green at 7:00 p.m.

The semi-banked, 3/8-mile Mileback Speedway is located in Gray Court, SC, off I-385 Exit 19, then 1.5 miles, turn right on Dials Church Road, cross railroad tracks and at the four-way stop then left on Old Laurens Road, take immediate right on Curry Lake Road for one mile, then right on Mileback Road follow road to end. For more information, contact the track at 864-230-7624.

The high-banked, 4/10-mile Fayetteville Motor Speedway dirt oval is located in Fayetteville, NC, off I-95 Exit 46, then 1.3 miles southeast on SR 87, then 1.5 miles southwest on Doc Bennett Road. For more information, contact the track at 910-223-7223.

The ASCS Southern Tour is slated for 18 nights of action in 2007 at a dozen different tracks throughout North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Georgia.

The 2007 season marks the 16th year of sanctioning Sprint Car racing for the American Sprint Car Series. With a dozen different Regions in addition to the O'Reilly American Sprint Cars on Tour National series, ASCS will sanction approximately 240 nights of racing at more than 100 different race tracks throughout at least 30 different states and Canada.

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

-credit: ascs

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Series Sprint
Drivers Brian Smith , Bryn Gohn