Midwest Region I-90 preview

Brown Leads ASCS Midwest into I-90 Speedway Go TULSA, Okla. (August 22, 2005) -- With a three-race series win streak on the line, Missouri's Brian Brown leads the way into Friday night's American Sprint Car Series Midwest Region...

Brown Leads ASCS Midwest into I-90 Speedway Go

TULSA, Okla. (August 22, 2005) -- With a three-race series win streak on the line, Missouri's Brian Brown leads the way into Friday night's American Sprint Car Series Midwest Region debut at the Interstate Auto Centers I-90 Speedway in Hartford, SD.

Brown scored his first ASCS Midwest Region win at Park Jefferson Speedway on July 4, and has since backed that up with a pair of Nebraska Wins at I-80 Speedway on July 8 and August 3.

With just two events remaining on the 2005 ASCS Midwest slate, including this Friday's I-90 Speedway go and the season finale at US 36 Raceway in Cameron, MO, on September 9, Brown holds a 20-point lead over Lincoln's Billy Alley in the championship points chase.

Also remaining in championship contention is Lincoln's Toby Chapman, who enters Friday's card just 50 points out of the lead in third.JRick Ideus of Roca, NE, enters Friday's card ranked fifth, with Lincoln's Jason Danley rounding out the current top five.

The balance of the current top ten in ASCS Midwest Region points includes Don Droud, Jr. (Lincoln, NE), Jake Peters (Sioux Falls, SD), Jason Martin (Liberal, KS), Chad Humston (Giltner, NE), and Mike Chadd (Lincoln, NE).

The high-banked, 3/8-mile Interstate Auto Centers I-90 Speedway dirt oval is located three miles west of Hartford, SD, on SR 38. Racing action is slated to get under way at 8:00 p.m. For more information, contact the track at 605-528-6380.

The first year for the ASCS Midwest Region, the 2005 Midwest slate consists of seven events at five different tracks throughout Nebraska, South Dakota and Missouri.

In total, including the O'Reilly ASCS National Tour, the Southern Tour and the Sooner, Gulf South, Rocky Mountain and Midwest Regions, the American Sprint Car Series will sanction more than 100 nights of racing in 2005 at approximately 50 different racetracks throughout at least 18 different states.

Additional information regarding the American Sprint Car Series is available at www.ascsracing.com.

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