First Ever Can-Am Sprint Car Challenge to bring the best Sprint Car Drivers to Autodrome Granby

From Dean Reynolds

GRANBY, PQ – It will be a challenge of two nations come May 11 and 12, 2012…The first ever Can-Am Challenge sprint car event will be hosted by Autodrome Granby in Granby, Quebec. Two days, over $33,000 in prize money with the winner of the 30 lap A-Main finale taking home over $5,000!

The very best 360 sprint car drivers from some six states and two Canadian provinces will trek to the very popular 4/10ths mile oval to see who is up to the challenge in becoming the first Can-Am Challenge champion.

Top teams from the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints, the Patriot Sprint Tour, Corr-Pak Sprints, Sprint Cars of New England and the Southern Ontario Sprints will make their way to the French speaking province in the second weekend of May looking for the biggest pot of gold.

Even though several sanctions will be participating, the event is open competition with any team welcome which can conform to the rules package being put together.

The action will kick off Friday night with qualifying heat events and twin-15 lap, $500 to win A-Main’s where the winners of the preliminary events are guaranteed at least the 10th place starting position in Saturday’s finale.

On Saturday, group time trials, heats, B-Main(s) will all lead up to the 28 car starting field for the $5,000 to win, $500 to start A-Main event. The A-Main will carry a purse of over $25,000 which will see the very best in 360 sprint car racing in action.

Entry forms, purse and rules package will be available soon with a special early pre-entry deadline set up for April 1st.

The exciting Can-Am Challenge will be a part of a big two race weekend that will also see the ground pounding modifieds, sportsman and sports compacts on Friday night with the mods going for a 50 lap special. Saturday the modifieds are back joined by the pro stocks and the exciting lightning sprints making for a must see for any dirt track fan.

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Are you ready for the Challenge? Canada, United States…the very best winged sprint cars are ready to throw some mud in Quebec!! May 11 and 12 is the date, Autodrome Granby is the place, the first ever Can-Am Sprint Car Challenge is the event. Come and be a part of history!

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