USCS: Oglethorpe preview, schedule

FAYETTEVILLE, GA - United Sprint Car Series and Oglethorpe Speedway Park officials have announced the schedule of events for the USCS Outlaw Thunder event this Saturday night on the 1/2-mile clay oval in Savannah, GA. The pit gate will open at 3...

FAYETTEVILLE, GA - United Sprint Car Series and Oglethorpe Speedway Park officials have announced the schedule of events for the USCS Outlaw Thunder event this Saturday night on the 1/2-mile clay oval in Savannah, GA. The pit gate will open at 3 p.m., and the grandstand gate will open at 5:30 p.m. Hot laps are set for 6:30 p.m., and racing is scheduled for 8 p.m.

USCS will have the Air Flow Research Dash, heat races, a consolation race, and a 30-lap main event. Along with the USCS winged outlaw sprint cars, the Oglethorpe Speedway Park Mini Stock Open, Pure Stock, Enduro 440 Series, and Queen Bee Divisions will also be in action this Saturday night.

Among the top USCS entries are Defending and Three-time National Champion Terry Gray of Bartlett, TN. Gray is the current point leader of the USCS National standings, and the Sunbelt Tour standings.

Kenny Adams of Malabar, FL is the point leader of the USCS Outlaw Thunder dirt standings. Adams is the USCS Defending Champion at Oglethorpe Speedway Park. "The Malabar Missile" will be looking for his third straight USCS victory after taking wins in Travelers Rest, SC on April 2 and in Batesburg, SC on April 3. Adams is second in National and Sunbelt Tour points.

Other top entries expected include Curt Michael of Ocean View, DE, Brice Wrenn of Lexington, SC, Danny Martin Jr. of Sarasota, FL, Tom Winegardner Jr. of Pierson, FL, Red Stauffer of Winter Park, FL, USCS Rookie of the Year point leader R.J. Johnson of Wesley Chapel, FL, Butch Pendergrass of Winston-Salem, NC, and Chad Allum of Kannapolis, NC.

The 2004 AOAS Champion Johnny Bridges of Cherryville, NC is expected along with Scott Young of Mooresville, NC, Randy Helton of Palmetto, GA, Brian Thomas of Auburn, GA, Bill Moore of Denver, NC, Jerry Jones, of Clermont, FL, Doug Gold of Concord, NC, Ben Basinger of Salisbury, NC, Daryl Smith of Gibsonton, FL, and Johnny Gilbertson Jr. of Tampa, FL.

For more information about Oglethorpe Speedway Park, call 912-964-8200, or visit the track's web site at www.ospracing.net. Oglethorpe Speedway Park is located 2.5 miles east of I-95 at exit 102 on U.S. Highway 80. For the latest news, points, and schedule information, visit the USCS web site at www.uscsracing.com.

OGLETHORPE SPEEDWAY PARK SCHEDULE OF EVENTS - APRIL 24, 2004

PIT GATE OPENS:     3 p.m.

INSPECTION AND REGISTRATION: 3 p.m.-6 p.m.
GRANDSTAND GATE OPENS: 5:30 p.m.
DRIVERS MEETING: 6 p.m.

HOT LAPS (Two Rounds): 6:30 p.m.
Mini Stock Open
USCS Sprint Cars
Lady Pure Stocks

LOCAL DIVISION DRIVERS MEETING: 7:30 p.m.

HEAT RACES: 8 p.m.
Mini Stock Open - 6 Laps
USCS Air Flow Research Dash - 6 Laps
Lady Pure Stock Feature - 20 Laps
USCS Sprint Cars - 8 Laps

INTERMISSION:

FEATURE RACES:
USCS B-Main (If Needed) - 8 Laps
Mini Stock Open - 20 Laps
USCS A-Main - 30 Laps

TRACK PREP:
Enduro 440 Series - 40 Laps
Queen Bees - 12 Laps

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Series Sprint
Drivers Kenny Adams , Scott Young , R.J. Johnson