By David Smith Jr.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – June 26, 2017 – The Sprint Series of Oklahoma IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car Series presented by Smiley’s Racing Products are set for a huge night of racing action this coming Friday night as they make their second appearance at Red Dirt Raceway in Meeker, Oklahoma and their “Freedom Forty.”
Highlighting the program will be a forty-lap championship feature for the SSO with an increased purse from top to bottom and the track will have a huge fireworks display as well.
The SSO is coming off a successful two nights of racing action where Texas driver Michael Day earned his first career series victory Friday night in Ardmore while defending champion Andy Shouse scored his third feature victory of the season Saturday night in Ardmore.
When the series first visited Red River Speedway back in May it was Shouse getting the best of a twenty-seven car field to take the victory.
Among the series regulars expected to compete include Jake Martens, Shouse, Joe Wood, Jr., Chris Kelly, Cody Whitworth, Blake Scott, Loyd Clevenger, Jerry Jumper and Shayla Waddell. Rookies Justin Fisk, Steven Shebester, Justin Mowery, Dillon Laden, Tanner Conn and Josh Toho are also slated to compete.
The tracks weekly divisions of sport mods, pure stocks and dwarf cars will also be in competition.
Gates open at 6:00 PM with race time slated for 8:00 PM. Grandstand tickets are just $15 while children ten and under admitted for free. The tracks weekly divisions of sport mods, pure stocks and mini stocks will also be in action.
From the Turner Turnpike (I-44): Exit at Chandler, 10 miles south of highway 66 on state highway 18
Exit 186, North 16 miles on state highway 18
For more information call the track (405) 318-0198 or visit their official website www.reddirtraceway.com.
More SSO race information including purse and format, highlighted by the night’s forty lap feature finale, will be announced in the next day or so.
To learn more about the Sprint Series of Oklahoma check out their official facebook page: Sprint Series of Oklahoma. More information can be obtained by SSO director Jim Messmer (405) 417-2202 and for technical inquires call Ernie Messmer (405) 818-9007.
SSO officials would like to welcome Smiley’s Racing Products for becoming presenting partner with the series as they will be giving $1000 cash to the 2017 SSO champion.
The series would also like to thank the following for climbing aboard as contingency partners with the series for 2017: Hoosier Racing Tires, Danny Holloway, Martens Machine Shop, Saldana Racing Products, Pyrotech Race Cells, Outlaw Wings, Keizer Wheels, Bishops Racing Products and Messmer Racing.