Midwest Region McCool preview

ASCS Midwest McCool Action this Friday TULSA, Okla. (May 23, 2005) -- The stage is set for round two of competition for the American Sprint Car Series Midwest Region, as the series takes to Junction Motor Speedway in ...

ASCS Midwest McCool Action this Friday

TULSA, Okla. (May 23, 2005) -- The stage is set for round two of competition for the American Sprint Car Series Midwest Region, as the series takes to Junction Motor Speedway in McCool Junction, NE, this Friday night.

A hearty field of 46 entries from seven different states competed in the recent ASCS Midwest Region debut, and a similar field is expected for Friday night's action at Junction Motor Speedway.

Among the top contenders expected are Brian Brown (Higginsville, MO), Jason Martin (Liberal, KS) and Lincoln, NE, racers Billy Alley and Mike Chadd, all four of whom finished among the top five in the series opener.

There will be plenty of others shooting for victory lane Friday night including Nebraska racers Don Droud, Jr., Seth Brahmer, Chad Humston, Rick Ideus, and Jeff Lowery. South Dakota reps will include Jake Peters and Chuck Swenson, with lady racer Natalie Sather making the trip from North Dakota. Iowans Joe Beaver and Frankie Heimbaugh will be in action, as will Kansan Jay Russell.

Nearly forty cars are expected for Friday night's card, which is set to get under way at 7:00 p.m. The Gateway Midgets will be on the card as well.

The 3/8-mile, semi-banked Junction Motor Speedway dirt oval is located five miles south of York, NE, off I-80 Exit 353 on US 81, then 0.3 mile west on CR 4, then north. For more information, contact the track at 402-773-5538, ext. 9.

The 2005 slate for the ASCS Midwest Region consists of 13 nights of racing at seven different tracks throughout, Nebraska, Missouri, South Dakota and Iowa.

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 nearly 120 nights of racing in 2005 at approximately 50 different racetracks throughout at least 16 different states.

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

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Series Sprint
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