ASC: Las Vegas season finale recap

ASC Competitors Bet it All in the Las Vegas Season Finale Fifteen American Stockcar Challenge competitors came to claim their share of the season's points prize as they descended upon Las Vegas Motorspeedway's outside road course for the last...

ASC Competitors Bet it All in the Las Vegas Season Finale

Fifteen American Stockcar Challenge competitors came to claim their share of the season's points prize as they descended upon Las Vegas Motorspeedway's outside road course for the last race weekend of the season. Several of the top positions were still up for grabs and the racers were ready to gamble to the end for all the positions they could grab. Scott Ivie, the points leader, needed to maintain his lead over last year's champion, David Arnheiter.

Arnheiter entered the weekend 102 points behind Ivie and could have won back-to-back championships if he placed in front of Ivie in one of the races and Ivie was unable to start either Saturday or Sunday's race. Last year at this track David secured his championship run by dominating the weekend, winning both races, setting the track record, and taking the pole for ASC both days. This year, however, things we! re to be different.

Friday proved to be a necessary practice day for several of the competitors. Mike Arnheiter, Dave Arnheiter, Al Balding, Jr., Steve R. Carvajal, Alan Huston, Scott Ivie, Brian Colodny, Chris Evans, Kevin Culver, Ed Ochylski, Manuel Gil del Real, Ray Hampton, and Ken Stinnett all took advantage of the opportunity to dial in their cars for the two upcoming races. The day was marred on briefly by Chris Evans' slide through the chain link fence in the #10 car, after an off track excursion at turn six...

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Series Stock car
Drivers Gil de Ferran , Scott Ivie