Nebraska And Kansas On Deck For The American Sprint Car Series

Bryan Hulbert
DRUMRIGHT, Okla. (June 28, 2023) Making the run through Nebraska and Kansas this Independence Day Weekend, the American Sprint Car Series presented by will be at Boone County Raceway in Albion, Neb. on Friday, June 30, then WaKeeney Speedway in WaKeeney, Kan. on Saturday, July 1.

The return to the one-third-mile oval at the Boone County Fairgrounds, last year’s series debut saw Oklahoma’s Matt Covington win a dogfight of a feature over Jason Martin.

This Friday’s Norfolk Transmission & Muffler, Boone County Challenge, opens at 1:00 P.M. in the Pits and 5:00 P.M. in the stands. Hot Laps are set to be on track at 7:15 P.M., with racing at 8:00 P.M. (CDT). Tickets are $25 for adults, $15 for youth (12-18), and free for kids 11 and under. Pit Passes are $30.

Boone County Raceway is located at 100 W Fairview St. in Albion, Neb. For more information on the track, call (402) 741-2451 or log onto

Sprint Cars and Fireworks are on deck Saturday, July 1, at WaKeeney Speedway. Colorado’s Jake Bubak and Quinter, Kan. shoe, Zach Blurton added their names to the list of winners at WaKeeney in 2022. The 2021 return went to Liberal’s Jason Martin. Three visits in 1995, 1996, and 1998 all went to Dodge City’s Garry Lee Maier.

Saturday, July 1, will feature a Fireworks show after the races. Gates open at 5:00 P.M., with racing at 7:47 P.M. (CDT). All-Access Passes are $30, general admission is $20, and kids 12 and under are free into the grandstands. IMCA Hobby Stocks, IMCA Sport Mods, and Crazy Cruisers are also on the card.

WaKeeney Speedway is located at 100 N 13th St. in WaKeeney, Kan. Information on the track can be found at or by calling Terry Mattox at (918) 417-0624.

Going into the weekend, Jason Martin holds a slim 20 point advantage over Matt Covington. Carrying momentum into the weekend, Jordon Mallett has closed his gap down to 119 markers.

Likewise for Howard Moore, who is enter with a pair of podium runs, and trails by only 128 points. Brandon Anderson is fifth in standings, with Landon Britt, Kyler Johnson, Christopher Townsend, Michael Day, and Seth Bergman make up the top ten.

The 2023 season will mark the 32nd year of competition for the American Sprint Car Series. Spearheaded by the American Sprint Car Series National Tour, the ASCS Nation includes Regional Tours that encompass both wing and non-wing competition.

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Quick Info:

Who: American Sprint Car Series

Where: Boone Co. Raceway and WaKeeney Speedway

When: June 30 and July 1

Event Information (Boone County Raceway)

Pits: 1:00 P.M.

Gates: 5:00 P.M.

Draw: 5:45 P.M. – 6:15 P.M.

Driver’s Meeting: 6:30 P.M.

Hot Laps/Qualifying: 7:15 P.M.

Racing: 8:00 P.M.

Muffler: Open

RACEceiver: 454.050 (Channel 5)


Adults: $25

Youth 12-18: $15

Kids 11 & Under: Free

Pit Pass: $30

Contact Info:

Address: 100 W Fairview St, Albion, NE 68620

Phone: (402) 741-2451



Event Information (WaKeeney Speedway)

Pits: 3:00 P.M.

Gates: 5:00 P.M.

Draw: 5:30 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.

Driver’s Meeting: 6:15 P.M.

Hot Laps/Qualifying: 7:00 P.M.

Racing: 7:47 P.M.

Muffler: Open

RACEceiver: 454.050 (Channel 5)


Adults: $20

Senior / Military: $15

Youth 13-16: $10

Kids 12 & Under: Free

All Access Passes: $30

Track Contact Info:

Phone: (785) 743-2555 or (918) 417-0624

Address: 100 N 13th St, WaKeeney, KS 67672


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