By Pete Walton
May 5, 2015 – The United Sprint Car Series 19th annual Outlaw Thunder Tour presented by K&N Filters invades Travelers Rest Speedway in Travelers Rest, South Carolina this Friday night. The race is the only USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour winged sprint car event scheduled at Travelers Rest in 2015. The event serves as Round Four of the 45 event 2015 USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour and 24 USCS Southern Thunder Tour regional series schedules. Both races will award National USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour and USCS Southern Thunder Tour regional series championship points. Entries are expected from five or more states for the event.
Expected entries for the series’ first visit since the year 2011 to the speedway include several multi-time USCS Southern Thunder Tour sprint car feature winners during the 2014 and early 2015 seasons. Those drivers include; 11-time National and 2014 USCS Southern Thunder Tour USCS Champion Terry Gray, from Bartlett, Tennessee and former Southern Thunder regional series Champion Johnny Bridges from Cherryville, North Carolina (2 wins in 2014),
Also entered is Eric Riggins, Jr. from Charlotte, North Carolina who was a five-time winner over that time period. Another entry is female racer Morgan Turpen from Cordova, Tennessee who was the USCS Road to Atlanta Hoosier Tire Asphalt Series Champion and won twice in 2014. She was also the runner-up in the series 2014 National standings. Lance Moss also from Cherryville, North Carolina who was a winner in the series in 2014 is entered as well.
The www.rockauto.com USCS 600 Sprint Car Series winged mini/micro sprints also join the action on Friday night to form a USCS open wheel double-header. That series will be making its first ever visit to the speedway on Friday night. Drivers from at least five states are expected for that series as well for its fifth and sixth events of the young racing season.
The two USCS sprint car series are joined on Friday night by a full program of stock car racing as well including a $1500 to win Monster Mini Stock Association event for four cylinder racers…plus the track’s Thunder Bomber, Renegade and Front Wheel Drive divisions to create an action-packed night of racing and family entertainment.
For info and directions to and more information about Travelers Rest Speedway please visit www.trspeedwaysc.comFor updated USCS schedules, rules and more for the United Sprint Car Series (or the www.rockauto.com USCS 600 Sprint Car Series), please visit www.uscsracing.com.With questions please call 770-865-6097.