Tulsa, OK — (May 28, 2013) — One of the most anticipated events in major dirt track racing is the Summer Speedweek. A test of endurance, precision, and temperament the dirt track racing equivalent of “Survivor” again graces the 2013 lineup for the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV American Real.
Scheduled for Friday, June 14 through Saturday, June 22 the 2013 ASCS Sizzlin’ Summer Speedweek will feature six nights of racing in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Missouri worth $158,000 in total prize money awarded.
Featuring a pair of new facilities for the Lucas Oil ASCS presented by MAVTV American Real, the Kennedale Speedway Park in Kennedale, Texas on Friday, June 14 and Ark-La-Tex Speedway in Vivian, La. on Sunday, June 16 are slated to be track No. 129 and 130 visited by the Lucas Oil ASCS presented by MAVTV American Real.
Parked between the new venues will be the 40th annual Parks Auto Sales Spring Nationals at the Devil’s Bowl Speedway on Saturday, June 15.
Giving time to travel and repair, the Lawton Speedway in Lawton, Okla. will feature round four of the 2013 ASCS Sizzlin’ Summer Speedweek with special appearance by, three time NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion Tony Stewart for his third Lucas Oil ASCS presented by MAVTV American Real event of 2013.
Stewart, who has a single National Tour victory at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Nov. 25, 2010, competed with the Lucas Oil ASCS presented by MAVTV American Real on March 1 and 2 at the Cocopah Speedway in Yuma, Ariz.
March 1 saw the Columbus, Ind. shoe cross third after a back and forth battle with Washington’s Mitch Olson. Saturday, March 2 provided several bouts between Stewart and Oklahoma’s Brady Bacon for the show position before crossing the Chevrolet Performance No. 14 fourth.
Thursday, June 20 will see the Lucas Oil ASCS presented by MAVTV American Real returning to the track where ASCS began; the Creek County Speedway in Sapulpa, Okla.
Taking Friday off, the 2013 Sizzlin’ Summer Speedweek will wrap up Saturday, June 22 at the “Diamond of Dirt Track” with the Lucas Oil Speedway providing the Lucas Oil ASCS presented by MAVTV American Real its tenth visit since the series’ first trip to Wheatland, Mo. in 2006.
The 2012 visit saw Missouri’s Cody Baker top the National Tour to become winner No. 108 with the Lucas Oil ASCS presented by MAVTV American Real.
2013 Lucas Oil ASCS Sizzlin’ Summer Speedweek:
June 14 – Kennedale Speedway Park – Kennedale, Texas ($4,000 to win)
June 15 – Devil’s Bowl Speedway – Mesquite, Texas ($4,000 to win 40th Parks Auto Sales Spring Nationals)
June 16 – Ark-La-Tex Speedway – Vivian, La. ($3,000 to win)
June 19 – Lawton Speedway – Lawton, Okla. ($3,000 to win)
June 20 – Creek County Speedway – Sapulpa, Okla. ($3,000 to win)
June 22 – Lucas Oil Speedway – Wheatland, Mo. ($4,000 to win)
The 2013 season marks the twenty-second year of sanctioning Sprint Car racing for the American Sprint Car Series, which brings the best of Sprint Car racing to dozens of different tracks throughout the nation.. Anchored by the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series, ASCS also consists of nine different regions throughout the nation.
Lucas Oil Products is the title sponsor of the American Sprint Car Series. More information can be found on Lucas Oil Products at www.lucasoil.com. MAVTV is the presenting sponsor of the American Sprint Car Series. Log onto www.mavtv.com for information regarding availability and listings in your area.
Associate sponsors for the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV include: Hoosier Racing Tire and Brodix
Team Lucas Sponsors for the American Sprint Car Series consist of Protect the Harvest, Geico, Hawk Racing Products, E3 Spark Plugs, and General Tire.
Product and Contingency Sponsorship provided by: K&N Filters, PitstopUSA.com, Engler Machine and Tool, Roush Yates Racing Engines, FSR Radiator and Racing Products, Schoenfeld Headers, Driverwebsites.com, Weld Wheels, Fuel Safe, Saldana Racing Products, SBI Fuel Bladders, Maxwell Industries, Print Place, Xtreme Accu-Tach, Simpson, LeJoie Seating, Ti 22 Performance, Wesmar Racing Engines, Hinchman Indy Racewear, Brown and Miller Racing Solutions, DMI Rear Ends, Rod End Supply, Smiley’s Racing Products, Speedway Motors, and Hilborn Injection Systems.
All Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series national events are broadcast live on www.racinboys.com for anyone who is unable to attend the races live. Official results, points, and race notes are posted at www.ascsracing.com. The Lucas Oil ASCS presented by MAVTV can also be found on Facebook and Twitter @LucasOilASCS.
Additional information regarding the American Sprint Car Series is available at www.ascsracing.com as well as Twitter (@LucasOilASCS) and Facebook. News and information can also be sent to you with the ASCS E-News by texting ASCS to 22828 with any mobile device.