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Crowley’s Ridge Raceway Added to ASCS Mid-South Lineup On July 3, 2017

TULSA, Okla. (May 9, 2017) How much more American do you get than Beer, Burgers, and Sprint Cars on Independence Day Weekend than a trip to Crowley’s Ridge Raceway in Paragould, Ark. on Monday, July 3, 2017, with the American Sprint Car Series.

Confirmed to the ASCS Mid-South Regional lineup, the race at “The Ridge” pairs with the series debut at Diamond Park Speedway in Murfreesboro, Ark. on Sunday, July 2. Each night will pay $2,000 to win and $300 to start with non-transferring drivers getting $150. Get more information, including prices and directions to Crowley’s Ridge online at http://www.crraceway.com or call (870) 236-0964.
The addition of Crowley’s Ridge bring the rebirth of the Mid-South Region to 15 dates on the 2017 lineup with the series back in action on June 9 at Batesville Motor Speedway and June 10 at Riverside International Speedway.

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Outlaws at Riverside May 3rd Postponed

World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Wednesday May 3rd Make-Up Event at Riverside Speedway Postponed
 
WEST MEMPHIS, AR – May 2, 2017 -The Midwest has seen record rainfall the last ten days. Unfortunately for the second time, the Bull Ring Outlaw Blitz at Riverside Speedway on May 3, has fallen victim to saturated grounds from the past ten days of rain compounded by rising river waters. The event has been rescheduled to Wednesday, October 18.
 
Fans that currently have tickets for the World of Outlaws event at Riverside International Speedway will be able to use them for the rescheduled event. Fans with tickets that are unable to attend Wednesday October 18 need to mail their tickets back to the World Racing Group Inc. office at 7575 W. Winds Blvd NW Suite D, Concord, NC 28027; if you have questions, please call 844-DIRT-TIX (844-347-8849). Refunds will NOT be issued at the track.
 
The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series will resume Friday, May 5 when the Series rolls into Missouri State Fair Speedway in Sedalia, MO. for the Sedalia “Show-Me” Showdown. For more information on the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series visit  WoOSprint.com or find us on social media at Twitter.com/WorldofOutlaws and Facebook.com/WorldofOutlaws

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World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Event at Tri-State Speedway Postponed

CONCORD, NC- April 29, 2017- Due to record rainfall hitting the Haubstadt, IN area and localized flooding, the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series has postponed the event at Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt, IN to their previous longstanding Outlaw date of Mother Day’s, Sunday, May 14.

Fans that currently have tickets for the World of Outlaws Tri-State Speedway event will be able to use them for the rescheduled event on Sunday, May 14, 2017. Tickets for when the Outlaws return to Tri-State Speedway are available through the track website.

The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series will resume Wednesday, May 3 for a make-up race at Riverside Speedway in West Memphis, AR. For more information on the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series visit WoOSprint.com or find us on social media at Twitter.com/WorldofOutlaws and Facebook.com/WorldofOutlaws

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World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Rained Out at Riverside

Bull Ring Outlaw Blitz Rescheduled for May 3
CONCORD, NC. – April 21, 2017 – Due to morning thunderstorms today, the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series is postponing the Bull Ring Outlaw Blitz at Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, AR. The Bull Ring Outlaw Blitz has been rescheduled for Wednesday, May 3.
All advanced reserved seating tickets for the event will be honored for the rescheduled date on May 3. Fans who purchased tickets for pickup at will call can obtain those tickets on race day.  Advanced reserved seating tickets are still available by visiting WorldofOutlaws.com/Tickets or by calling 844-DIRT-TIX.
The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series will resume racing Saturday, April 22 at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, MO. For LIVE coverage of the Spring Classic from Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55, visit dirtvision.com.

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Outlaws Return to Riverside

Outlaws Tackle Arkansas Track for First Time since 2009

CONCORD, N.C. – March 27, 2017 – The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series will return to Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, AR for the first time since 2009 on Friday, April 21 for the Bull Ring Outlaw Blitz. Located on the west bank of the Mississippi River and just west of Memphis, TN. the high-banked quarter-mile was established in 1949 and is among the longest continuously operated dirt tracks in the United States.

The Outlaws last visited Riverside on April 24, 2009, when Tim Kaeding earned the victory over Tony Bruce Jr. Daryn Pittman and Donny Schatz won in 2007 and 2008 visits, respectively. Riverside has hosted the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars nine times, dating back to 1979.

A return of the World of Outlaws is a welcome addition to the Riverside calendar for track owners Clayton and Sherry Allen. The track hosts weekly 305 winged Sprint Car competition, while 360 winged Sprint Cars compete on a bi-weekly basis.

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ASCS Mid-South Region Invades Arkansas in 2017

TULSA, Okla. (January 25, 2017) Making its return, the ASCS Mid-South Region has been revamped to sanction Sprint Car races across the state of Arkansas in 2017.

For the series’ first year back since 2006 when Darren Stewart topped the final standings, the 2017 season currently has a dozen dates with two to five more in the works as tracks confirm their schedules. Each regular season event will pay $2,000 to win, $300 to start.

I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Ark. will be the focal point of the Mid-South Region with seven nights of competition, including the 30th annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals, happening October 12-14. The series kicks off the 2017 season on April 1 at “Hammer Hill” and follows that with July 29. The other Little Rock dates are September 9 and September 30.

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Pinty’s Series Stat Advance: Riverside

Analyzing the Bumper To Bumper 300

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The 2015 NASCAR Pinty’s Series will return to Riverside International Speedway in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, on Saturday for the annual Bumper To Bumper 300. Below is a statistical look at the performance of the series and selected drivers at the track:

Bumper To Bumper 300 Setup:
• Antigonish’s own Donald Chisholm won this race in 2014 after starting on the pole at Riverside, a track owned by his family.
• Mark Dilley is the only driver to finish in the top 10 in all nine NASCAR Pinty’s Series events at the track and won the inaugural event in 2007.
• Andrew Ranger leads Cayden Lapcevich by just five points with four races remaining on the schedule, while Alex Tagliani is 27 points out. 

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Pinty’s Series News & Notes: Riverside

Time for Annual Visit to High-Banked Oval in Nova Scotia

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – In the 10-year history of the NASCAR Pinty’s Series, one stop everyone looks forward to is Riverside International Speedway for the Bumper To Bumper 300. 

The race will be held on Saturday, Aug. 20 and once again feature 300 laps of side-by-side competition on the fast .333-mile speedway.

Among the favorites expected to contend for the win will be current points leader Andrew Ranger. Ranger won the season-opener at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park in Bowmanville, Ontario, and he has remained out front in the standings thanks to a pair of wins during the first half of the season.

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PIT BOX: Modifieds Thunder Into Bristol

Mid-Week Whelen Combo Event Set; Pinty’s Heads To Riverside

WHAT TO WATCH FOR

• The NASCAR Whelen Modified tours make their eighth stop at Thunder Valley Wednesday, as the annual mid-week clash between the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour and NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour takes center stage at Bristol Motor Speedway. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Ryan Newman is the only driver to win twice at “The World’s Fastest Half Mile,” and it’s an opportunity for a big championship impact for several drivers. NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour points leader Doug Coby returns to the track where he exited early last year after just two laps. Coby followed up that misfortune with runner-up finish and three wins to claim his third tour title. Justin Bonsignore cut Coby’s lead to 15 with his win Wednesday at Connecticut’s Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park. Burt Myers is also coming off a win in the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour and carries a 17-point edge on defending tour champion Andy Seuss.

• With four races remaning in the NASCAR Pinty’s Series championship run, the series returns to oval racing Saturday. The Bumper To Bumper 300 marks the series farthest eastern race, at Riverside International Speedway, Antigonish, Nova Scotia. Andrew Ranger pushed his points lead to Josten’s Rookie of the Year candidate Cayden Lapcevich. Ranger has a win (2009) and three top fives at the third-mile oval that’s banking is based on Bristol. Lapcevich will be making his debut at Riverside, and has a win, two seconds and a third on ovals this year. DJ Kennington (two wins, six top fives in nine starts) and Mark Dilley (one win, seven top fives in nine starts) have had the most success at the track.

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Burlison Wins USCS Mini Sprint Finale at Riverside in Thrilling Photo Finish

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. – “Are you kidding me?”

Those were the first words out of Malvern, Arkansas’ young gun Noah Burlison’s mouth as he pulled into www.rockauto.com USCS Victory Lane on Saturday night at Riverside International Speedway, unable to believe what he had just accomplished.

Burlison used a stunning all-or-nothing slide job to wrest the lead away from Kyle Carpenter in the final corner of the final lap of the micro sprint portion of the USCS Fall Nationals, winning a drag race to the line with the Baldwyn, Mississippi driver to score his first career www.rockauto.com USCS 600 Sprint Series victory.

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Turpen Sweeps the Table; Clinches 2015 USCS National and Mid-South Titles as Crawley Wins Season Finale at Riverside

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. – Benton, Arkansas’ Tim Crawley closed the 2015 United Sprint Car Series filtercharged by K&N season with a dominating performance on Saturday night, leading 35 of the 40 laps in the K&N Filters Fall Nationals 40 at Riverside International Speedway en route to his fifth series win of the season.

Crawley passed Cordova, Tennessee’s Morgan Turpen on lap six and led the rest of the way for his 76th career victory in USCS 360 sprint car competition.

“I saw that Sammy [Swindell] had gotten up to second and, you know, Sammy’s Sammy,” Crawley smiled inwww.rockauto.com USCS Victory Lane. “I got my elbows up [on the final restart] and told myself I was gonna make him earn it – and we did that tonight.”

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