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ASCS Northern Plains Battle Shifts to I-90 This Friday! TULSA, Okla. (July 21, 2008) -- Lee Grosz and Eric Lutz are locked in another battle for the American Sprint Car Series Northern Plains Regional championship. And they'll...

ASCS Northern Plains Battle Shifts to I-90 This Friday!

TULSA, Okla. (July 21, 2008) -- Lee Grosz and Eric Lutz are locked in another battle for the American Sprint Car Series Northern Plains Regional championship. And they'll continue that battle this Friday night when the series invades I-90 Speedway in Hartford, SD.

Grosz outlasted Lutz as well as Dave Glennon to capture the series crown last year.

Now, the 20-year-old from Harwood, ND, is vying for a second series title aboard Doug Howells' Wesmar-powered Bergstrom Electric No. 4J J&J.

With the initial half-dozen events of the season in the books, Grosz holds a 34-point advantage over Eric Lutz, who is trying to capture his first series title aboard his father's Bruns-powered Dell Rapids Chevrolet/Pontiac No. 5 Schnee after finishes of second and third the past two seasons.

Friday's action at I-90 Speedway fires off at 8:00 p.m.

The high-banked, 3/8-mile I-90 Speedway dirt oval is located three miles west of Hartford, SD, on SR 38. For more information, contact the track at 605-528-6380.

The ASCS Northern Plains Region is set for 11 nights of racing action at eight different tracks throughout South Dakota, Minnesota, North Dakota, Nebraska and Iowa in 2008.

The nation's most prominent Sprint Car sanctioning body with a dozen different Regions throughout the United States in addition to the O'Reilly American Sprint Cars on Tour National series, the American Sprint Car Series' (ASCS) 17th year of activity will include approximately 250 nights of racing at more than 100 different race tracks throughout 28 different states and Canada.

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

-credit; ascs

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