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ASCS Southern Tour Double on Tap TULSA, Okla. (May 8, 2006) -- The Heintz Performance American Sprint Car Series Southern Tour fires back into action this weekend with a pair of events in South Carolina and North ...

ASCS Southern Tour Double on Tap

TULSA, Okla. (May 8, 2006) -- The Heintz Performance American Sprint Car Series Southern Tour fires back into action this weekend with a pair of events in South Carolina and North Carolina.

The weekend kicks off with the series debut at Mileback Speedway in Gray Court, SC, on Friday night before moving on to New 311 Speedway in Madison, NC, on Saturday night.

New Jersey's Scott McClaren topped the series' recent season opener at Carolina Speedway in Gastonia, NC, holding off a bid from Johnny Bridges to secure his first career ASCS feature win.

McClaren leads the series points chase entering this weekend's double ahead of Bridges (Cherryville, NC), Jimmy Burns (Salisbury, NC), Brooke Bowman (Chestertown, MD), Coby Adams (Mooresville, NC), Bronzie Lawson (Raeford, NC), Dale Arnold (Hope Mills, NC), Bill Moore (Kannapolis, NC), Butch Pendergrass (Pfafftown, NC) and Doug Day (Winder, GA).

A stout field of cars is expected for both nights of Heintz Performance ASCS Southern Tour events.

Friday's action atop the semi-banked, 3/8-mile Mileback Speedway dirt oval gets under way at 7:30, with Saturday's action on the high-banked, 0x00bd-mile New 311 Speedway clay oval firing off at 7:00 p.m.

Mileback Speedway is in Gray Court, SC, off I-385 Exit 19. Then it's 1.5 miles before taking a right on Dials Church Road, cross the railroad tracks and then take a left at the four-way stop onto Old Laurens Road.JTake an immediate right on Curry Lake Road for one mile, then right on Mileback Road. For more information, contact the track at 864-230-7624.

New 311 Speedway is five miles west of Madison, NC, on US 311. For more information, contact the track at 336-427-0816.

After establishing a solid foundation in 2005, the Heintz Performance ASCS Southern Tour currently consists of 15 nights of racing at twelve different tracks throughout the southeastern portion of the United States.

In its 15th year of sanctioning Sprint Car racing in the United States, the American Sprint Car Series will present approximately 180 nights of racing at nearly 100 tracks throughout 27 different states and Canada in 2006 including the National Tour and its Regional Tours (Gulf South, Mid-South, Midwest, Northern Plains, Patriot Sprint Group, Rocky Mountain, Sooner, Southern and Sprints on Dirt).

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

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