WWS: LVMS Bullring weekend action

LAS VEGAS -- The NASCAR Grand National Division, Winston West Series returns to the Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for The Orleans 222 this Saturday. The series makes its third visit to the Bullring. Both previous race winners will battle...

LAS VEGAS -- The NASCAR Grand National Division, Winston West Series returns to the Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for The Orleans 222 this Saturday.

The series makes its third visit to the Bullring. Both previous race winners will battle for the title once again. Austin Cameron won the race last year, while the 2001 winner Mark Reed makes his return after a one-year hiatus from the series.

The father-son team of Carl and Daryl Harr will represent Canada, while Takuma Koga represents his native country of Japan.

Former Fontana, Calif., mayor David Eshleman will compete along with series regulars Scott Gaylord, John Borneman III, Steve Portenga and Kevin Richards.

Fans can expect exciting racing action from rookies Scott Lynch and CT Hellmund. Last year, Lynch won the race at the 1.5-mile superspeedway and Hellmund finished third in The Orleans 222.

ARCA Trucks and Thunder Roadsters will accompany the NASCAR Grand National Division, Winston West Series for The Orleans 222.

Spectator gates open at 4 p.m. A driver autograph session is set for 5:30 p.m. with main events beginning at 6:45 p.m.

General admission prices are $19 for adults, $15 senior citizens/ military personnel and $10 for children ages 6-12. Children five and under are free.

For ticket information, please call 800-644-4444 or visit lvms.com.

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Series ARCA , NASCAR , Stock car
Drivers Steve Portenga , Mark Reed , Scott Gaylord , Scott Lynch , Daryl Harr , Kevin Richards , David Eshleman , John Borneman III , Austin Cameron