By Pete Walton
In case you missed it the first time it was announced, the United Sprint Car Series Outlaw Thunder Tour presented by Goodyear winged sprint car and USCS 600 Sprint Car Series (mini/micro sprints) event at East Alabama Motor Speedway in Phenix City, Alabama, scheduled originally for this Friday and Saturday, June 10th and 11th was moved forward to June 17th and 18th. The USCS East Alabama Sprint Car Shootout including the 4th annual Randy Helton Memorial features a full winged sprint car and 600cc winged mini sprint racing format both nights. Friday night’s 20-lap sprint car feature pays $1200 to the first driver to reach the www.RockAuto.com victory lane. Saturday’s Helton Memorial finale pays $2000 to win the main event.
The mini sprint features pay $400 to win on Friday and $500 to win on Saturday night.
The event will award National points as well as points toward the USCS presented by Goodyear Southern Thunder regional series Championship. Additionally the USCS sprint Car race serves as a bonus race for the USCS Mid South Thunder Tour regional series. That means that drivers may substitute a finish at this event for a weaker finish in the USCS Mid South regional series.
Friday night’s event will also include a post race pit party for the driver’s and crews including a hamburger and hot dog cookout. For additional info and USCS Sprint Car rules please visit www.uscsracing.com or call 770-460-7223. For rules for the USCS 600 Sprint Car Series please visit www.uscs600sprints.com. For directions and information about East Alabama Motor Speedway please visit www.eamsdirt.com