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ASCS Midwest Slate is Set

Lonnie Wheatley, TULSA, Okla. (January 6, 2011) – The coming 2011 season will mark the seventh year of competition for the American Sprint Car Series Midwest Region.

And, the ASCS Midwest Region has been set with 21 nights of competition at seven different tracks throughout Nebraska and surrounding portions of South Dakota, Missouri and Iowa.

The 2011 ASCS Midwest slate kicks off with the traditional two-night card at Nebraska Raceway Park’s I-80 Speedway on April 8-9, the first two of six scheduled nights of competition atop the 4/10-mile dirt oval.

The following weekend, action shifts down the road to Eagle Raceway for another doubleheader on April 15-16. Eagle Raceway also welcomes the Midwest Region in conjunction with the Lucas Oil ASCS National forces on June 10-11, with the Midwest Region returning for the Nebraska Cup on September 11.

Junction Motor Speedway in McCool Junction holds a pair of events in tandem with I-80 Speedway weekend doubles as well as a September 10 lead-in to the Nebraska Cup.

The ASCS Midwest Region also takes to South Dakota’s I-90 Speedway on three occasions, makes the annual stop at Crawford County Speedway in Denison, IA, in July and takes on the ASCS Warrior Region on three occasions at U.S. 36 Raceway in Cameron, MO.

2011 ASCS Midwest Region Schedule

April 8 – I-80 Speedway (Greenwood, NE)
April 9 – I-80 Speedway (Greenwood, NE)
April 15 – Eagle Raceway (Eagle, NE)
April 16 – Eagle Raceway (Eagle, NE)
May 26 – I-80 Speedway (Greenwood, NE) – $2,000 to win
May 27 – Junction Motor Speedway (McCool Junction, NE) – $3,000 to win***
June 10 – Eagle Raceway (Eagle, NE)
June 11 – Eagle Raceway (Eagle, NE)
June 17 – U.S. 36 Raceway (Cameron, MO) – vs. ASCS Warrior Region
June 24 – I-90 Speedway (Hartford, SD)
June 30 – Junction Motor Speedway (McCool Junction, NE) – $2,000 to win
July 1 – I-80 Speedway (Greenwood, NE) – $3,000 to win*
*July 8 – Clay County Speedway (Spencer, IA)
*July 9 – I-90 Speedway (Hartford, SD)
July 15 – U.S. 36 Raceway (Cameron, MO) – vs. ASCS Warrior Region
July 22 – Crawford County Speedway (Denison, IA)
August 26 – U.S. 36 Raceway (Cameron, MO) – vs. ASCS Warrior Region
September 2 – I-80 Speedway (Greenwood, NE)
September 10 – Junction Motor Speedway (McCool Junction, NE) – $3,000 to win
September 11 – Eagle Raceway (Eagle, NE) – $5,000 to win Nebraska Cup
September 23 – I-80 Speedway (Greenwood, NE)

*** – The May 27 and July 1 events pay $3,000 to win provided the winning driver competed in the previous night’s event. If the driver did not compete the previous night, the winner’s share will be $1,500.

The 2011 season marks the 20th year of sanctioning Sprint Car racing for the American Sprint Car Series, which brings the best of Sprint Car racing to approximately 100 different tracks throughout 30 states and Canada. Anchored by the Lucas Oil Sprint Car Series presented by K&N Filters, ASCS also consists of ten different Regions throughout the nation.

Additional information regarding the American Sprint Car Series is available at