LMS: Pre-season news 2007-01-12

1. The 2nd annual Alamo 200 at the San Antonio (TX) Speedway on March 2-3, 2007 to kick off the Fifth Anniversary Season for the ASA Late Model Series Challenge Division. Lexington, Michigan (01/12/2007): The Fifth Anniversary 2007 Season...

1. The 2nd annual Alamo 200 at the San Antonio (TX) Speedway on March 2-3, 2007 to kick off the Fifth Anniversary Season for the ASA Late Model Series Challenge Division.

Lexington, Michigan (01/12/2007): The Fifth Anniversary 2007 Season in the ASA Late Model Series Presented by GM Performance Parts is fast approaching as the 2007 schedules within all three divisions of the ASALMS are now complete.

As for the crown jewel of the ASALMS, the Challenge Division, the 2007 Season Opener will also kick off the entire 2007 Season for the ASALMS Fifth Anniversary Campaign! On Friday and Saturday March 2-3, 2007, the series "Where Champions Race" will begin the ASALMS Fifth Anniversary season in a big way. So it's only fitting that the 2007 Opener will be in a place where everything is just a little bit bigger! The only way to accomplish that feat is Texas Style!

The cars and stars of the ASALMS Challenge Division will draw open the curtain on the 2007 season at the fast 0.500 Mile High-Banked Paved Oval of the San Antonio (TX) Speedway in San Antonio, Texas on Friday and Saturday March 2-3, 2007 for the running of the 2nd annual Alamo 200. The first of 11 Points Races, 12 Overall on the finalized 2007 ASALMS Challenge Division Schedule, will pay a larger than normal purse to kick off the ASALMS Fifth Anniversary Season. That purse that will be announced in the very near future.

"Terry Dickerson is such a huge backer of the ASALMS and a good friend to the series and the teams that it's only fitting that we kick off our Fifth Anniversary Season in the Great State of Texas!" ASALMS Co-Founder/President, Ron Varney said. "The entire ASALMS were treated like kings when we went down there in April and again in October last season, and we wanted to really jump start the 2007 season in the entire ASALMS and what better way to do that than with Terry Dickerson at his race track and in Texas?" Asked Varney.

Joining the ASALMS Challenge Division during the 2nd annual Alamo 200 race weekend in the Lone Star State will be the SAS Regular Weekly Divisions of Late Models, Sportsmen, Road Runners, and Grand Stocks, along with the Traveling Texas Pro Sedans Series, who all will be running in their respective 2007 season openers as well.

2. The famed O'Reilly (IN) Raceway Park at Indianapolis to draw open the curtain on the 2007 season in the ASA Late Model Series Northern Division.

Lexington, Michigan (01/12/2007): The Fifth Anniversary 2007 Season in the ASA Late Model Series Presented by GM Performance Parts is fast approaching as the 2007 schedule within the ASALMS Northern Division is complete. The Cars and Stars of the ASALMS Northern Division will see them traveling throughout the Midwest Region of the United States with an emphasis on closing the overall radius of travel for 2007!

The ASALMS Northern Division will begin their second season at one of the most famous and historic tracks in the Midwest in late April. This race in the past has been held in Mid-July and has been one of the tracks where every team in the ASALMS marks the date on the calender no matter what. This season will definitely be no exception especially now that it's the 2007 Season Opener!

The ASALMS Northern Division will kick off the 2007 Racing Season at the beautiful O'Reilly (IN) Raceway Park at Indianapolis (Formally Indianapolis Raceway Park) on Friday and Saturday April 27-28, 2007 in the running of the 2007 Season Opener for the ASALMS Northern Division; The A.S.I. Limited 100 Presented by Lucas Oil Products.

"Going to Indy has become a tradition with us, and by making it our ASALMS Northern Division opener, we hope its an instant success and it can continue as the opener for many years to come." Remarked ASALMS Co-Founder/President, Ron Varney. "I'm really looking forward to the 2007 season in the ASALMS Northern Division, we've closed our radius of travel by quite a bit to help our teams afford to race with us more often. The 2007 season is going to be a lot of fun to watch in the Northern Division." Varney ended.

Joining the ASALMS Northern Division 2007 Season Opener will be the Miniature Motorsports Racing Association (MMRA) Super Cup Series Pro Division as the MMRA Pro Super Cups will run twin features. In addition, one more division may possibly be added to the

3. Bronson (FL) Motor Speedway to jump start the 2007 season in the ASA Late Model Series Southern Division on March 16-17, 2007.

Lexington, Michigan (01/12/2007): The Fifth Anniversary 2007 Season in the ASA Late Model Series Presented by GM Performance Parts is fast approaching as the 2007 schedule within the ASALMS Southern Division is now complete. 12 events are on tap and spreading from Florida to Missouri to Tennessee. 11 of the 12 shows are points events for the 2007 ASALMS Southern Division Championship.

The ASALMS Southern Division will begin their highly anticipated schedule for the second year in a row in the month of March. Unlike the 2006 season however, the ASALMS Southern Division opener will not open the season for the entire ASALMS, that's in San Antonio, Texas the first weekend in March for the ASALMS Challenge Division.

The 2007 Door Opener for the ASALMS Southern Division will however be the second overall race of the ASALMS Fifth Anniversary Season. The cars and stars of the ASALMS Southern Division will open their 2007 season for the second year in a row at the fast 0.333 Mile High-Banked paved oval of the Bronson (FL) Motor Speedway, located West of Gainesville, in Bronson, Florida on Friday and Saturday March 16-17, 2007 for the running of the Gator 100.

"We were treated so well by Promoter Mike Cope and all his fine staff during our inaugural ASALMS South race in 2006, that it was only right that the 2007 ASALMS Southern Division Opener should be at the Bronson Motor Speedway." ASALMS Co-Founder/President, Ron Varney said. "We had a great show there last season even with Jay Middleton leading all 100 laps. I know our teams in the ASALMS South are all looking forward to kicking off the 2007 season in style." Varney added.

In the ASALMS Southern Divisions' inaugural event on March 3, 2006 at the Bronson, Florida speed plant, hometown favorite from near-by Lake City, Florida, Jay Middleton led all 100 laps and held off a late charge from Northern invader, Ryan Carlson to win the Coors Light 100. Carlson himself had to fend off Bo Miller for second while John Wes Townley and David Pollen Jr., completed the Top Five. Carlson nailed down the ASALMS track record with a lap measured at 13.285 over the 20-car field.

4. IMPACT Racing back in the fold within all three divisions of the ASA Late Model Series for the Fifth Anniversary 2007 Season.

Lexington, Michigan (01/12/2007): The ASA Late Model Series Presented by GM Performance Parts continues to spearhead innovations and technology when it comes to safety for the every team within all three divisions of the ASALMS for the Fifth Anniversary 2007 season. More and more sponsors are either renewing for the upcoming season, or getting on board to be a part of the 2007 season in the series "Where Champions Race".

Bill Simpson's Safety Products Company, Impact Racing, will once again support all three divisions within the ASALMS for the Fifth Anniversary Season as a Participating Manufacturers Program (PMP) Partner for the upcoming 2007 season.

"We're so very pleased that a company as well known as IMPACT Racing has again stepped up their efforts for the upcoming season." Stated ASALMS Founder/President, Ron Varney. "Bill Simpson is a name that goes hand in hand with safety in motorsports and we're very happy that they're supporting all three divisions once again in 2007." He added.

As an added bonus, all three 2006 ASALMS Champions; Kelly Bires-ASALMS Challenge Division, Jesse Smith-ASALMS Northern Division, and James Buescher-ASALMS Southern Division will be getting a complete head to toe package from IMPACT Racing during the 2006 ASALMS Awards Banquet at the Clarion Hotel and Convention Center in Louisville, Kentucky on Saturday January 20, 2007 as part of their awards for winning each respective Championship. The Head to Toe package includes; A Driver Suit, Helmet, Gloves, and Shoes.

-credit: asa late model series

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