Rebel Region East Bay preview

ASCS Rebel Region Season Finale Saturday at East Bay TULSA, Okla. (November 10, 2009) -- Danny Martin, Jr., will try to finish off the 2009 American Sprint Car Series Rebel Region campaign in exactly the same manner in which he ...

ASCS Rebel Region Season Finale Saturday at East Bay

TULSA, Okla. (November 10, 2009) -- Danny Martin, Jr., will try to finish off the 2009 American Sprint Car Series Rebel Region campaign in exactly the same manner in which he started it; by standing in victory lane at East Bay Raceway Park.

The semi-banked, 1/3-mile clay oval in Tampa, FL, hosts the season ending event for the ASCS Rebel Region this Saturday night.

Sarasota, Florida's Martin, who won the series season opener at East Bay on January 31, carries a 62-point advantage into the night in his attempt to put the finishing touches on the 2009 ASCS Rebel Region championship.JMartin can secure the crown by simply making Saturday night's feature cut.

Jacksonville, FL, shoe Matt Kurtz enters the event ranked second and could sneak away with the title by finishing sixth or better in the main event if Martin were to miss the feature.

Bob Auld, Aubrey Black and Matt Linder round out the current top five in ASCS Rebel points.

Six drivers have reached ASCS Rebel victory lane in as many events this season. In addition to Martin, other feature winners this year include Kurtz, Linder, Terry Gray, Gary Edwards and Jesse Hockett.

Saturday's racing action at East Bay Raceway Park is set to go green at 6:30 p.m.

East Bay Raceway Park is located off I-75 Exit 250, then two miles west, then 1.2 miles north on US 41, then right 1.3 miles on Old US 41 to Burts Road. For more information, contact the track at 813-677-7223.

The American Sprint Car Series, in its 18th year of sanctioning Sprint Car racing events, brings the best of Sprint Car racing to nearly 100 different tracks throughout 25 states and Canada in 2009. Anchored by the Lucas Oil ASCS Sprint Car Dirt Series presented by K&N Filters, ASCS also consists of a dozen different Regions throughout the nation.

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

-credit: ascs

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