ALLSTAR: Mercer on schedule for September

CAMARGO, IL -- The seventh annual Chuck Marsh Memorial is on tap for the stars and cars of the Haulmark All Star sprint car series at Mercer Raceway Park Saturday night Sept. 20. For the only Mercer visit of the season, all eyes will be on the...

CAMARGO, IL -- The seventh annual Chuck Marsh Memorial is on tap for the stars and cars of the Haulmark All Star sprint car series at Mercer Raceway Park Saturday night Sept. 20.

For the only Mercer visit of the season, all eyes will be on the points battle between defending All Star champ Chad Kemenah and the Cajun Sensation, Jason Johnson. Although Kemenah currently maintains a comfortable points advantage, Johnson is still within striking distance for the series' points crown.

Shane Stewart is the defending Marsh Race winner, with Dean Jacobs the 1997 winner and Jeff Shepard the 1998 winner.

Admission to the full program of All Star sprint car racing, sportsman modifieds and stock cars is only $15, with a $33 family pass price. Time trials start at 6:00 p.m.

All Star drivers expected for the Mercer action include defending All Star champion Kemenah, Johnson, Dean Jacobs, Kenny Jacobs, Shepard, Kelly Kinser, Ed Neumeister, Dale Blaney, Byron Reed, Bruce Robenalt, Danny Smith, Barry Ruble, Chad Blonde and Ryan Coniam. Other possible Ohio drivers who may enter include Rob Chaney, Mark Keegan, Alvin Roepke, David Harrison, John Ivy, Todd Kane, Mike Hogan, Jason Dukes, Lee Jacobs, Mike Linder, Craig Mintz, Brock Mayes, Jody Keegan, Jason Courtney, Brandon Martin, Tim Hunter and Andrew Palker.

"America's Series, The All Star Circuit of Champions" will present a slate of 50 sprint car race dates in 2003 from February to October in action at 31 speedways in 17 states. America's favorite dirt track series has presented fans with the largest average car count and greatest number of different race winners in the United States since 1980.

For more information visit www.allstarsprint.com www.mercerracewaypark.com or call 217-352-9221.

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Series Sprint
Drivers Kenny Jacobs , Dean Jacobs , Shane Stewart , Chad Kemenah , Jason Johnson