OKLAHOMA CITY, Ok. (January 7, 2018) – An ambitious schedule consisting of seventeen events in two different states await the Sprint Series of Oklahoma IMCA RaceSaver Series presented by Smiley’s Racing Products/Hoosier Racing Tires Southwest as officials released their 2018 slate on Saturday.
The first of four scheduled events at Red Dirt Raceway in Meeker, Oklahoma is slated for Saturday night, March 3. Other events slated for the quarter-mile, red-clay oval are Friday night – April 27; Friday night – June 29 as part of the second annual “Freedom 40); and the series season finale on Saturday night – September 22 and the third annual “Pat Suchy Classic.”
Six days later will be a double-header weekend at Southern Oklahoma Speedway in Ardmore on March 9-10. Other events at the Southern Oklahoma speed plant are Friday night – April 20; Friday night – May 18; Friday night – June 15; Friday night – July 20; Friday night – August 17; Friday night – September 14.
The Garfield County Fairgrounds in Enid, Oklahoma has one event slated thus far and will take place on Saturday night, March 31.
Lawton Speedway, which will run IMCA RaceSaver 305-ci Sprint Cars weekly in 2018, will host three SSO events. Those dates are Saturday night – April 14; Saturday night – July 7 and Saturday night – August 11.
A pending date of Saturday night – May 5, will see the SSO make their inaugural appearance at the beautiful Route 66 Motor Speedway in Amarillo, Texas.
This upcoming 2018 race season will be year three for the Oklahoma City based SSO and will see Smiley’s Racing Products once again pay $1000 to the season point champion while Hoosier Tire Southwest will be giving away a complete set (four) of Hoosier tires, via random draw, at the year-end 2018 season banquet. Drivers must finish in positions 2-10 to be eligible to participate in random draw. Also, $250 will be awarded to the 2018 Rookie of the Year champion.
Along with Smiley’s Racing Products and Hoosier Racing Tires Southwest as presenting partners, officials would like to thank Rod End Supply, Super Shox, Saldana Racing Products, Pyrotech Fuel Cells, Keizer Wheels and Messmer Racing LLC. for their involvement for 2018. More contingency partners and official series cash partners will be announced soon.
More information can be obtained by SSO director Jim Messmer (405) 417-2202 and for technical inquires call Ernie Messmer (405) 818-9007. Keep track of daily updates from the SSO on the series official facebook page: Sprint Series of Oklahoma.
2018 Sprint Series of Oklahoma Schedule
March 3 – Red Dirt Raceway, Meeker, Ok.
March 9 – Southern Oklahoma Speedway, Ardmore, OK
March 10 – Southern Oklahoma Speedway, Ardmore, OK
March 31 – Enid Speedway, Enid, Oklahoma
April 14 – Lawton Speedway, Lawton, OK
April 20 – Southern Oklahoma Speedway, Ardmore, OK
April 27 – Red Dirt Raceway, Meeker, OK
May 5 – Route 66 Motor Speedway, Amarillo, TX * (Pending)
May 18 – Southern Oklahoma Speedway, Ardmore, OK
May 19 – TBA
June 2 – Oklahoma Sports Park, Ada, Oklahoma
June 15 – Southern Oklahoma Speedway, Ardmore, OK
June 29 – Red Dirt Raceway, Meeker, OK (Freedom 40)
July 7 – Lawton Speedway, Lawton, Ok.
July 20 – Southern Oklahoma Speedway, Ardmore, Ok.
July 21 – TBA
August 11 – Lawton Speedway, Lawton Oklahoma
August 17 – Southern Oklahoma Speedway, Ardmore Ok.
Sept 14 – Southern Oklahoma Speedway, Ardmore, Ok.
September 22 – Red Dirt Raceway (3rd Pat Suchy Classic).