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Park Jefferson Int. Speedway Next In Line For Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour

TULSA, Okla. (July 25, 2016) The road to Knoxville is a little shorter as the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network heads for the southeastern corner of South Dakota for a little Thursday Night Thunder this week.

Thursday, July 28, the Park Jefferson International Speedway, located just south of Jefferson, S.D. will welcome the Lucas Oil ASCS presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network for the first time with the “Sioux City Summer Slidefest” thanks in part to Pepsi.

A little history on the South Dakota oval, before the sound of horsepower, headlined events at Park Jefferson, it was the sound of Horses as the facility has been a Horse Track until closing in 1982. Purchased by Ted Carlson in 1984, grandstands were trucked in from University of Minnesota football field and track reshaped to a four-tenths mile, high-banked oval. Closing in 2012, the track was purchased by Adam Adamson in February, 2014 and re-opened in June of that year.
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FVP National Sprint League News and Notes from Park Jefferson

Windom, MN (July 13, 2015) – It was the first time 410 sprint cars had raced at Park Jefferson International Speedway since 2000, and the packed house enjoyed every minute of it last Friday night! The FVP National Sprint League brought some great action for some great fans. At the end of the night, there would be a new winner in Victory Lane!

“Dynamite” Blast – After the NSL race at Huset’s Speedway on July 3, fans of Mark Dobmeier were left wondering what could have been. Mark got upside down after taking over second place early in the feature. On Friday night, he was fast in the Dash on the cushion, and carried that over to the feature. He took advantage of a restart in getting by Dusty Zomer late in the going to take his first career NSL feature. He celebrated with some donuts in the infield!

A Bad Night to be Austin – It was a bad night to be named Austin. Pleasant Hill, Iowa’s Austin Johnson earned the Bell Helmets “Hard Luck Award” by blowing his newly freshened motor in hot laps. Austin McCarl’s power plant went up in a ball of flames in his heat. Both were done for the night, but look for them to be back at the series next stop in Britt, Iowa on July 21.
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