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The 2nd Annual ASCS Showdown in Big Sky Country

By Stacy Verrall

SEATTLE, Wash. (June 7, 2010) – The racing will be undoubtedly fierce. With ASCS Northwest and Big Sky Sprint Tour points on the line, the stakes will be high. And having some of the most accomplished sprint car racers in the northwest region converging in Montana this weekend, the desire to obtain dominance will be immense.

Welcome to the 2nd Annual ASCS Showdown in Big Sky Country with events at both Gallatin Speedway in Belgrade on June 11, and Electric City Speedway in Great Falls on June 12-13. The only reason to miss this race is if you have a doctor’s note saying it’s bad for your health to be sitting on the edge of your seat. For the rest of you, we’ll see you at the races!

Drivers that Plan to Attend (include but not limited to):
~ Defending ASCS Northwest Champion, Roger Crockett
~ Defending BSST Champion, Joe Perry
~ The 2008 ASCS Northwest Champion, Jayme Barnes
~ Former BSST Champions, Paxton Lambrecht, Phil Deitz & Joe Ramaker
~ Former NST Champions, Jason Solwold & Billy Nutter
~ Former NST Rookie of the Year, Seth Bergman
~ Former ASCS Rocky Mountain Champion, Gary Taylor
~ AST Rookie of the Year, Kelly Miller
~ 2009 ASCS Northwest Hard Charger, Henry Van Dam
~ Also Steven Tiner, Danielle Huson, Jake Waddell, Stuart Selby, Trey Starks, Randy Pierce, Casey Adams, Mack Brown, Shane Broers, Josh DeWitt, Sean MacDonnell, Phillip Del Rosa, Mike Melwicks, Shawn Rice, Cam Smith, Kyle Miller and more!
(*Note: ASCS = American Sprint Car Series, BSST = Big Sky Sprint Tour, NST = Northern Sprint Tour, AST = Alberta Sprint Tour)

Important Times:
~ Pit gates open at 4:00pm (Gallatin) & 12:00pm (ECS)
~ Front gates open at 5:30pm (Gallatin) & 6:00pm (ECS)
~ A live internet broadcast of The Passing Point, an ASCS Northwest pre-race show hosted by series announcer Fred Rannard, will air at 4:00pm (3:00pm Pacific Time). Tune in by going to: www.thepassingpoint.com.
~ Racing starts at 7:00pm at both tracks.
~ Live updates will be available on the ASCS Northwest Facebook page. A link to that page can be found at www.ascsnorthwest.com.

Track Information:
For more information on both Gallatin Speedway and Electric City Speedway events, go to www.ascsnorthwest.com and check out our blog.

Or you can contact the tracks directly:
Gallatin Speedway – (406) 388-9666 – www.gallatinspeedway.com.
Electric City Speedway – (406) 727-4884 – www.electriccityspeedway.com.

ASCS Information:
Additional information regarding the American Sprint Car Series is available at www.ascsracing.com and www.ascsnorthwest.com.