ALLSTAR: MW: Series moves Tennessee events to July

The O'Reilly Midwest All Star Series will be making their debut at two high banked facilities in Tennessee in 2008. Previously slated for May 9th and 10th , the 2008 "Tennessee Stampede" has been rescheduled to July 18th and 19th . Postponement...

The O'Reilly Midwest All Star Series will be making their debut at two high banked facilities in Tennessee in 2008. Previously slated for May 9th and 10th , the 2008 "Tennessee Stampede" has been rescheduled to July 18th and 19th . Postponement of the events came in light of concerns for the track's preparedness to put on a sprint car show with a safe racing surface with heavy rains soaking the area much of the month of April.

First up will be the high banked Western Tennessee Motorspeedway near Jackson, Tennessee. WTMS promoter and event coordinator, Scott Ross is excited about bringing the hard hitting 850 horsepower machines to his backyard.

"We really wanted to bring these cars into Tennessee. The Midwest All Stars are a unique bunch of drivers that fight every lap for that checkered flag," Ross stated. "They are really going to be able to put on a great show for the fans on these high banks."

From there, the O'Reilly Midwest All Star Series will travel east to the famed Thunderhill Raceway in Summertown, Tennessee. Traditionally a modified and late model facility, Thunderhill is most known for its wide surface and high banks. Track promoter Wayne Burns is equally excited in anticipation for a great event.

"We typically get some great action here at Thunderhill. As a former driver of this track, I can recall being 4 abreast while in the turns at speed," Burns exclaimed. "I am hoping to see, and I think these guys will, defiantly break the track record when they qualify, it should be a great show for everyone."

-credit: www.midwestallstarseries.com

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