USAR: Lake Erie: Greg Van Alst preview

Greg Van Alst Looking For Luck At Lake Erie Anderson, Indiana - - USAR driver Greg Van Alst, and his Van Alst Motorsports team will roll into Lake Erie Speedway this weekend with "we're down but not out attitude" as the former ARCA RE/MAX ...

Greg Van Alst Looking For Luck At Lake Erie

Anderson, Indiana - - USAR driver Greg Van Alst, and his Van Alst Motorsports team will roll into Lake Erie Speedway this weekend with "we're down but not out attitude" as the former ARCA RE/MAX Series driver tries to revive his career on the circuit.

It's been a rocky year for the Anderson, Indiana native thus far, with solid qualifying efforts spoiled by bad racing luck, Van Alst would like to put all of the pieces of the puzzle together this weekend and seal the deal.

"It's been a rough year," said Van Alst from his shop, Thursday. "We've had some sponsorship woes, we have some problems with the car and the motors, but we continue to dig, dig deeper because we want to be at the track."

Greg, who is also a former Sunoco Super Series driver competed on a limited schedule in the United Speed Alliance Racing tour last year, but the team decided to step up to the plate and compete in as many events as possible with or without sponsorship.

"It's been a struggle to compete, that's the truth. But, my team continues to believe in me and the equipment, we'll keep going until we can't go no more."

The goals for the factory worker by trade are plain and simple. "We came into the season looking to get seat time, I need it bad, but in order to do that we have to be around in the end, when it counts the most," he added.

The team enters the Miller Lite 250 without the help of a primary sponsor. Van Alst Motorsports continues to spend countless amount of hours trying to secure enough sponsorship to run the remainder of the 2004 USAR season. "Much like every racing series, sponsorship is extremely tough right now, but we have to keep digging,"

The Miller Lite 250 is set for this Saturday from Lake Erie Speedway. Practice, and qualifying will take place on June 19th, with the series set to take the green flag that night. The race will be broadcasted live on the Speed channel Thursday, June 25th at 8:00pm EST.

For more information on Greg Van Alst please visit www.gregvanalst.com.

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