By Bryan Hulbert
TULSA, Okla. (February 3, 2014) – The Hose Advantage Store ASCS Southwest Region has announced its 2014 lineup of events that includes dates in Arizona, New Mexico, and west Texas. Nineteen dates have been confirmed with one TBA on the list. There is still a potential for additional dates as the season approaches.
The seventh season for the Arizona based region of the ASCS Nation, the 2014 season is scheduled to begin February 28 and March 1 with the Lucas Oil ASCS presented by MAVTV American Real at the Cocopah Speedway just outside Yuma, Ariz. The event is one of several scheduled to be filmed for delayed broadcast on MAVTV.
Tucson International Raceway will take the bulk of the 2014 dates with seven, including the two day Labor Day special on August 30 and 31. Cocopah Speedway will see the regional series on four occasions, along with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour.
The Phoenix metropolitan area will enjoy the Hose Advantage Store Southwest Region on five occasions with visits to the Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek. Track management of the Arizona Speedway have taken control of the Central Arizona Raceway in Casa Grande for the 2014 season, scheduling a single event with the Southwest Region on May 31.
El Paso Speedway Park in El Paso, Texas and the Southern New Mexico Speedway in Las Cruces, N.M. will see the region along with the National Tour November 7 and 8.
Rick Ziehl has been the undisputed champion of the Hose Advantage Store Southwest Region over the past six years. The Las Cruces, N.M. shoe will again pilot the John Ziehl / Lucas Oil No. 20z for the 2014 season. The 2013 season saw 103 drivers in competition in at least one event.
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2014 Hose Advantage Store ASCS Southwest Regional Schedule
2/28/2014 – Cocopah Speedway – Somerton, AZ*
3/1/2014 – Cocopah Speedway – Somerton, AZ*
3/14/2014 – TBA – TBA, AZ*
3/15/2014 – Arizona Speedway-ET Motopark – Queen Creek, AZ*
4/5/2014 -Tucson International Raceway – Tucson, AZ
5/3/2014 – Tucson International Raceway – Tucson, AZ
5/17/2014 – Arizona Speedway – Queen Creek, AZ
5/31/2014 – Central Arizona Raceway – Casa Grande, AZ
6/28/2014Tucson International Raceway – Tucson, AZ
7/5/2014 – Arizona Speedway – Queen Creek, AZ
7/26/2014 – Tucson International Raceway – Tucson, AZ
8/30/2014 – Tucson International Raceway – Tucson, AZ
8/31/2014 – Tucson International Raceway – Tucson, AZ
9/20/2014 – Tucson International Raceway – Tucson, AZ
10/4/2014 – Arizona Speedway – Queen Creek, AZ
10/25/2014 – Arizona Speedway – Queen Creek, AZ
11/7/2014 – El Paso Speedway Park – El Paso, TX*
11/8/2014 – Southern New Mexico Speedway – Las Cruces, NM*
11/14/2014 – Cocopah Speedway – Somerton, AZ*
11/15/2014 – Cocopah Speedway – Somerton, AZ*
*indicates events in conjunction with Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour
**Schedule subject to change without notice.