By Pete Walton
Atlanta, GA – October 27, 2012 – $10,000 is up for grabs when the United Sprint Car Series presented by Goodyear invades legendary Riverside Speedway in West Memphis, Arkansas on Friday and Saturday, November 2nd and 3rd for the 4thannual “Flip Flop 50” sprint car spectacular when Goodyear presents the USCS Fall Nationals 2012. The two-day event serves as the 2012 season finale for the 16th Anniversary USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour. The fan favorite “Flip Flop 50” format features twin 25-lap main events paying $2500 to win each with the first starting straight-up and the second starting fully inverted. There is a $5000 Bonus posted if the winner of the first main event can start last in the second main can win the second one as well.
The USCS presented by Goodyear winged sprint car racing format on Friday night features a racing program that includes the Goodyear Speed Dash for the top six cars from the previous main event followed by the sprint car qualifying heat races paying passing points. The top eight qualified drivers then compete for the top starting spots in the K&N Filters Pole Scramble event that determine the line-up for the front four rows of Saturday night’s USCS “Flip Flop 50” (twin 25-lap main events. The first main event starts straight-up and the second one fully inverted).
On Saturday evening the winged USCS sprint cars will contest a series of B-Main/Last Chance races that determine the final line-ups for the first of two 25-lap main events. The first main event will start the field straight-up from their final qualifying order and pays $2500 to win. The second 25-lap main event will start with the field fully inverted from the finish of the first main event. The winner of the first race will start in last position. That race also pays $2500 to win with a bonus of $5000 to the driver who can win both races after starting last in the second one.
Joining the winged sprint cars for the speedway’s $50,000 season finale will be the popular 600+ horsepower K&N Filters USCS Outlaw Modifieds. The schedule also includes the www.rockauto.com USCS 600 Sprint Car Series for Winged 600cc Mini Sprints. Additionally the Limited/Crate Late Models and Riverside Stock Cars/Street Stocks divisions along each of those three USCS divisions will contest two nights of wide-open racing.
For more info on Riverside Int. Speedway please visit www.riversideinternationalspeedway.com
For updated event info and USCS rules please visit www.ussracing.com or call 770-460-7223.