Southwest Region schedule announced

ASCS Southwest Region Set for 2008 TULSA, Okla. (February 11, 2008) -- The American Sprint Car Series Southwest Region is all set for its inaugural season of racing action, with the 2008 series schedule released today. It was also ...

ASCS Southwest Region Set for 2008

TULSA, Okla. (February 11, 2008) -- The American Sprint Car Series Southwest Region is all set for its inaugural season of racing action, with the 2008 series schedule released today.

It was also announced today that Roy Bettencourt will serve as Regional director for the ASCS Southwest Region, which is slated to sanction 18 nights of winged Sprint Car action at several tracks throughout Arizona in 2008.

The ASCS Southwest Region will fire to life with the series first event on Saturday night, March 22, at Tucson's USA Race Park. USA Race Park will host ten ASCS Southwest Region events in 2008, including the season championship finale on October 18.

The ASCS Southwest Region will also take to Thunder Raceway in Show Low, AZ, on five occasions in 2008, with the first visit set for May 25. Ensuing stops are slated for June 14, July 26, August 9 and August 31.

The series will also invade Manzanita Speedway in Phoenix on August 30, before joining forces with the O'Reilly American Sprint Cars on Tour National series atop the famed Phoenix 1/2-mile clay oval on September 26-27.

2008 ASCS SOUTHWEST REGION SCHEDULE
March 22 USA Race Park (Tucson, AZ)

May 3 USA Race Park (Tucson, AZ)
May 10 USA Race Park (Tucson, AZ)
May 24 USA Race Park (Tucson, AZ)
May 25 Thunder Raceway (Show Low, AZ)

June 7 USA Race Park (Tucson, AZ)
June 14 Thunder Raceway (Show Low, AZ)
June 28 USA Race Park (Tucson, AZ)

July 19 USA Race Park (Tucson, AZ)
July 26 Thunder Raceway (Show Low, AZ)

Aug. 3 Brodix Tournament of Champions (Knoxville, IA) -- No points
Aug. 9 Thunder Raceway (Show Low, AZ)
Aug. 30 Manzanita Speedway (Phoenix, AZ)
Aug. 31 Thunder Raceway (Show Low, AZ)

Sept. 6 USA Race Park (Tucson, AZ)
Sept. 26 Manzanita Speedway (Phoenix, AZ) -- with ASCS National Tour
Sept. 27 Manzanita Speedway (Phoenix, AZ) -- with ASCS National Tour

Oct. 4 USA Race Park (Tucson, AZ) -- with ASCS National Tour
Oct. 18 USA Race Park (Tucson, AZ)

-credit: ascs

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