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ASCS Rebel Region Ready for Georgia Double

Lonnie Wheatley, TULSA, Okla. (July 6, 2009) – The American Sprint Car Series Rebel Region fires back into action with a pair of events in Georgia this coming weekend.

On Friday night, the series takes to the ½-mile slightly-banked Oglethorpe Speedway Park dirt oval in Savannah. Then, on Saturday night, it’s on to Woodstock’s semi-banked, 3/8-mile Dixie Speedway clay oval.

Sarasota, Florida’s Danny Martin, Jr., is out to the early ASCS Rebel Region points lead with the initial three events of the season in the books. Martin, who topped the opening night of East Bay’s Winter Nationals in January, is out to a 56-point lead over Pendergrass, Georgia’s Brian Thomas, with Floridians Matt Kurtz and Tyler Godwin in third and fourth, respectively. Brad Wickham rounds out the current top five in ASCS Rebel Region points.

Hoschton, Georgia’s Matt Linder, winner of the series most recent event on May 30 at Lavonia Speedway, topped last year’s ASCS Rebel stop at Dixie Speedway. Kenny Adams won last year’s event at Olgethorpe Speedway Park.

Friday’s action at Oglethorpe Speedway Park goes green at 8:00 p.m., with Saturday’s card at Dixie Speedway firing off at 7:00 p.m.

Oglethorpe Speedway Park is located in Savannah, GA, off I-95 Exit 102, then 2.5 miles east on US 80, then 0.3 miles south on Dublin Rd. (east of Cat Construction Co.), then southwest on Jessup. For more information, contact the track at 912-964-8200.

Dixie Speedway is located in Woodstock, GA, off of I-75 Exit 277, then six miles east on SR 92, then north. For more information, contact the track at 770-926-5315.

The ASCS Rebel Region is slated for 11 nights of competition at eight different tracks throughout Georgia, Florida and Alabama.

Past ASCS Rebel Region Feature Winners at Oglethorpe Speedway Park:

6/20/08 – Kenny Adams

6/22/07 – Matt Tiffany

Past ASCS Rebel Region Feature Winners at Dixie Speedway:

7/12/08 – Matt Linder

The American Sprint Car Series, in its 18th year of sanctioning Sprint Car racing events, brings the best of Sprint Car racing to nearly 100 different tracks throughout 25 states and Canada in 2009. Anchored by the Lucas Oil ASCS Sprint Car Dirt Series presented by K&N Filters, ASCS also consists of a dozen different Regions throughout the nation.

Additional information regarding the American Sprint Car Series is available at