By Pete Walton
Woodstock, GA – August 20, 2013 – The United Sprint Car Series Outlaw Thunder Tour winged sprint cars along with the www.rockauto.com USCS 600 Sprint Car Series winged mini sprints invade historic Dixie Speedway in Woodstock, Georgia for the rescheduled Dixie Sprint Car Nationals 2013 on this -Saturday, August, 24th at 7:00 pm.
The event that has been delayed by weather twice on July 13th and August 10th , but, is still expected to draw drivers from at least seven states and awards National and Southern regional series points in each division. Past series Champions from each of the USCS series are entered as well as the region’s top drivers.
The 2012 USCS National Champion Tim Crawley from Benton, Arkansas won the USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour main event last July to capture his first USCS sprint car win at Dixie Speedway. Two-time USCS 600 Sprint Car Series Champion, Bobby Zaiontz from Columbus, MS won the www.rockauto.com USCS 600 Sprint Car Series portion of the event. Derek Hagar from Marion, Arkansas leads the USCS National point standings and wins as well with eight visits to victory lane in 2013. Hagar also won the 2011 USCS event at Dixie. The 2010 USCS Southern Thunder regional series Rookie fo the Year was the 2010 Dixie Nationals Champion.
In addition to the sprint cars, Dixie will feature its regular stock car racing program including the 800 Horsepower Super Late Models, Limited Late Models, Crate Late Models, Super and Econo Bombers, Cruisers, and Pony Stock divisions plus The event features a Special $1000 to win Championship main event in the Crate Late Model division plus a Championship race in the Street Cruiser division..
Admission is $17 for adults in the grandstand with children 8 years old and under free, and 9-17 years old just $6. Trackside admission is $25 per adult and $11 per child (11 years and under). Pit passes are $30 per adult and $11 per child (11 years and under). Admission tickets and pit arm bands from the rained out August 10th event will be honored this Saturday night. Gates will open at 5 PM, with racing beginning at 7 PM.
For information or to view the 2013 schedule of events at Dixie Speedway please visit www.dixiespeedway.com