– SOMERTON, Ariz. (November 5, 2013) The 2013 season for the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV American Real will be decided this Friday, November 8 and Saturday, November 9 at the Cocopah Speedway in Somerton, Ariz. but before the green flag drops on the final two nights of national competition, fans will get the chance to meet the drivers and view the machines that will sling mud at the three-eighths mile Arizona oval.
Slated for Thursday, November 7 at the Cocopah Resort and Casino, located directly across the street from the Cocopah Speedway, the Fanfest will begin at 4:00 P.M. (MT) in the front lawn of the Cocopah Resort and Casino.
Much like the spring event, a press conference will be held for local fans and media to deliver questions to series drivers and officials.
Following that, fans will be allowed to cruise the grounds and view the machines. The event will also include live music for all to enjoy. Food vendors will be on site as well as ASCS National Tour, Cocopah Speedway, and driver apparel. Fanfest admission is free to anyone who wishes to attend.
Tickets for the final rounds of the 2013 Lucas Oil ASCS presented by MAVTV American Real National Tour can be purchased day of the event or online at http://www.cocopahspeedway.com
Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV American Real
When and Where:
County 15th & US 95
Somerton, AZ 85350
Thursday, November 7 – Fanfest stating at 4:00 P.M. at the Cocopah Resort and Casino.
Friday, November 8 – Gates Open at 5:00 P.M. (MT) / Racing at 7:00 P.M.
Saturday, November 9 – Gates Open at 5:00 P.M. (MT) / Racing at 7:00 P.M.
Series History: Cocopah Speedway
The Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV American Real has visited the Cocopah Speedway four times beginning in 2012. Three drivers have earned National Tour wins at the three-eighths mile oval. Past Winners: Dustin Morgan (3/9/12), Danny Wood (3/10/12), Jason Johnson (3/1/13 and 3/2/13)
Online PPV will be available both nights at http://www.racinboys.com for $15 per night, or, $25 for both nights. Live broadcasts are brought to you by Lucas Oil and presented by the McCarthy Auto Group, located in the Kansas City metropolitan area.
Live Timing and scoring is available at most Lucas Oil ASCS events via Race Monitor which is available in the App Store of your Smart Phone or Tablet.
2013 “A” Feature Winners: Jason Johnson-8, Jeff Swindell-5, Johnny Herrera-4, Roger Crockett-3, Brian Brown-4, Danny Lasoski-3, Logan Forler-2, Brad Loyet-2, Tony Bruce, Jr.-2, Sammy Swindell-2, Kyle Bellm, Jack Dover, Seth Bergman, Jonathan Cornell, Travis Rilat, Justin Henderson, Shane Stewart, Tim Crawley, Anthony Nicholson, Christopher Bell, David Gravel
2013 Lucas Oil ASCS Driver Standings (Top 10) 1. Jason Johnson 5,063; 2. Johnny Herrera 5,007; 3. Jeff Swindell 4,837; 4. Brad Loyet 4,770; 5. Tony Bruce, Jr. 4,740; 6. Logan Forler 4,616; 7. Seth Bergman 4,502; 8. Dustin Morgan 4,220; 9. Cole Wood 3,987; 10. Brandon Hahn 3,314;
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 and into Canada. 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, iON Camera, Smokey Mountain Moonshine, C&R Radiator, Hawk Performance Products, Geico, 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.
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.