The Florida Sprints "Starwars Challenge" The USA Sprints South Florida's only Mud Slingin Dirt Sprintcar Organization will meet heads up against Florida's only 360 Non Wing Group the FAST Sprints @ Charlotte County Speedway Sunday February 27th...
The Florida Sprints "Starwars Challenge"
The USA Sprints South Florida's only Mud Slingin Dirt Sprintcar Organization will meet heads up against Florida's only 360 Non Wing Group the FAST Sprints @ Charlotte County Speedway Sunday February 27th at 2pm.This Sunshine Network and Satellite TV will tape the ever popular FAST Hour and will include the first ever "Florida Sprints Starwars Challenge" Match Race in its Racing program for the FASTRUCK Series and the ever popular "FASTKIDS" as well.
The Ground Thundering-Pavement Pounding FAST Sprints will match race against the Dirt Slinging "Winged Warriors" The USA Sprints in a series of Heat Races followed by a 30 lap Feature. What will make the racing very intriguing will be that purpose built Pavement Non-Winged 360's will match race Purpose built Dirt Winged Limited Sprints. The cars have tested together and adjustments have been made to create a competitive "playing field".
The USA Sprints have designed a set of Rules that each team must run a "dirtcar" package. These cars by design have a higher center of gravity and roll centers which make the cars loose by nature. They use only torsion bars which are used almost exclusively by Dirt Cars Nationwide. The FAST Sprints have USAC style lowered and very high powered Offset chassis with coil over design suspension systems and lighter overall weight. USA Sprints weigh in at 1600 lbs with drivers and less powerful motors. The FAST Sprints weigh in at 1400 lbs with drivers.
USA Sprints drivers like 2004 Champ Andy "Hammer-Down" Kelly, Bruce "Rocketman" Durden, Florida Hotshoes Greg "The Jet" Leonard along with Danny "The Missell" Martin and Sean "Zippy" Namor will take on the FAST Sprints contingent of Tommy "The Hunter" Nichols, Lee "Slick" Cipray, Jimmy "Wildchild" Alvis and Bobby "Big Bird" Gordon. Word has it that "Mean Gene" Lasker will make his return to pavement as well but hasn't decided on what side he will race with.
Fans from all over the State are buzzing about this new Sprintcar rivalry match racing promotion created by Bobby Deihl and Carla Rudloph along with RC Roper the two Series Promoters and CCS Track Owner Leroy Davidson.Specualtion is that some of Florida's best drivers are planning an assault on this venue. For up to date news and other information please visit the USA Sprints website @ www.usasprints.com and drop us a line on the new message board.Also please feel free to visit www.fastruckinc.com for details on the FAST Hour schedules.