The Nationally prominent winged sprint car series visits the familiar confines of the Carolina Speedway 3/8-mile clay oval in Gastonia, North Carolina for Round #1 of the Joe and Jim Summer Sprint Classic on Friday, July 20th. Wilwood Disc Brakes Hard Charger Award: (passed most cars in A-Main) PRO Shocks Top Five Award: (4th place) Terry Gray Saldana Racing Products Super Sixth Award: Nick Drake Pyrotect Racing Cells Lucky Seven Award: Brandon Taylor DHR Suspension 8th place Award: Justin Barger DMI/Bulldog Rear Ends Top Ten Award: Kyle Amerson USCS Media contact: Pete Walton 770-865-6097 Email: [email protected] Outlaw Thunder Tour winged sprint cars set for Dixie Speedway Sprint Car Nationals invasion this Saturday (July 14th) July 12, 2018 - Atlanta, GA - Wild and exciting winged outlaw sprint car racing will headline the racing program at Dixie Speedway on Saturday, July 14th at pm. 21 m-Spencer Meredith USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour A-Main 1 - (30 Laps) 1.
In the evenings preliminary action, Terry Gray kicked off the nights USCS sprint car action by winning the 6-lap USCS Hoosier Tire Speed Dash. Additionally, Scott Hunter from Concord, North Carolina who was the 2017 USCS Southern Thunder Tour regional series Rookie of the Year, is entered and as well. The sprint car racing action will include test and tune hot laps followed by the evening's first sprint car race, the Hoosier Tire USCS Speed Dash that showcases the top six cars from the previous USCS main event in an edge-of-your-seat six-lap shootout. Mallett kicked off his good fortunes with a win in the 8-lap Engler Machine and Tool First Heat. 29b-Johnny Bridges Butlerbuilt Third Heat (8 Laps) 1. Lee Moore from Tuscaloosa, Alabama who was the 2007 USCS Southern Thunder Rookie of the Year is expected as well. The dash will be followed by a series of qualifying heat races for te sprint cars. Spectator grandstand gates open each night at p.m. For info and directions to and more information about Carolina Speedway please visit for information about Lancaster Speedway please check out their websat Carolina Speedway on Friday night nd ite at speedways also have pages on Facebook as does the USCS.. He was also one of the drivers who helped pioneer the United Sprint Car Series in its early years before passing away in his early forties from a massive coronary attack nearly a decade ago. Jordon Mallett races to 10th Annual USCS Randy Helton Memorial Race win at Dixie Speedway on Saturday. His memory has been honored each year since then at another venue. USCS veteran driver, Aubrey Black from Lookout Mountain, Georgia claimed the Wilwood Disc Brakes Hard Charger Award for passing the most cars in the main event (six). Veteran Georgia drivers include Brian Thomas from Pendergrass, Georgia who is third in the USCS Southern Thunder Tour 2016 standings as well as veteran sprint car driver Joe Larkin from Suwannee, Georgia who is ranked third in the USCS Southern Thunder regional standings as well as also inside the current 2018 USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour National top ten. Turpen made history when she became the first woman to ever be crowned Champion of a major National touring sprint car series by capturing the USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour 2015 National Championship.
The USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour drivers next invade Carolina Speedway in Gastonia, North Carolina on Friday, July 29th to kick off the 3rdd Annual Joe and Jim Mc Lain Summer Sprint Classic with Round #1 of the two-night Carolinas double-header. 29o-Jeff Oliver Brown and Miller Racing Solutions Second Heat (8 Laps) 1. Former California sprint car racer, Jeff Oliver from Pendergrass, Georgia will enter the competition at Dixie Speedway on Saturday as well as long time USCS veteran driver Aubrey black from Lookout Mountain, Georgia. Not only did she claim the National title but she also swept the series 2015 Championships by claiming the crown in both of the USCS regional series as well.
Young gun Nick Drake from Concord, North Carolina led the next group of drivers in sixth place. The 2017 USCS National Rookie of the Year driver, 18-year-old, Brandon Taylor from Cumming, Georgia is the driver who will have the shortest haul to the track. The exotic USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour winged sprint cars weight only 1300 pounds with 700 horsepower engines. 52-Cody Karl Heat 4 - Schoenfeld Headers (8 Laps) 1.
The 2017 USCS Rookie of the Year, Brandon Taylor finished in the seventh position, followed by, Justin Barger from Montrose, New York in eighth place. 17-Bobby Komisarski USCS Hoosier Racing Tire Speed Dash (6 Laps) 1. Taylor hopes to capitalize on previous efforts in the 600 Sprint Car Series mini sprint division he had at Dixie Speedway. Those two elements in addition to a huge 25 square foot top wing and seventeen-inch wide specially designed Hoosier rear race tires combine to make them the fastest cars ever to compete at the one-third mile oval.
from Charlotte, North Carolina finished in the K&N Filters Podium Award third position. She is also the Dixie Sprint Car Nationals 2016 Champion. Myers, Florida will travel North for the event to try to improve on his fifth-place position in the current National point standings. The USCS Mid-South regional series competes in Arkansas, Alabama, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee.
The eleven-time USCS National Champion, Terry gray from Bartlett, Tennessee finished in fourth place and Lance Moss from Cherryville, North Carolina completed the top five. 38-Tony Agin 10th Annual Randy Helton Memorial Race Maon Eent- (27 Laps) 1. Additional expected Florida entries include the 2015 USCS Rookie of the Year, Nick Snyder from Marco Island, Florida. The event at Columbus Speedway is expected to draw some of the top ranked drivers in North America.
Justin Barger claimed the victory in the 8-lap Brown and Miller Racing Solutions Second Heat. Another young gun who has had improved success in 2018 USCS competition is Kyle Amerson from Montgomery, Alabama who was the Southern Outlaw Sprints series 2016 Rookie of the Year driver. 44c-Chase Howard USCS Hoosier Tire Speed Dash (6 Laps) 1. The evenings grand finale will be the 30-lap USCS sprint car A-main event.