TULSA, Okla. - Readying for the 2017 season, the Speedway Motors ASCS Warrior Region presented by Impact Signs, Awnings, and Wraps is lining up for dates across Missouri and into Kansas.
With 26 confirmed on the lineup and one to be announced date of September 16th. For the 2017 season, the series will see dates combined with the ASCS Red River Region as well as the Lucas Oil ASCS presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network.
Kicking off the season at the Missouri State Fair Speedway in Sedalia on March 26, this will be the first pairing on the season between the ASCS Warrior and ASCS National Tours. In all, the “Historic Half-Mile” will see action twice with the second date also a Regional/National pairing on August 20.
Randolph County Raceway will see five nights with the Missouri based series. April 22 will mark the first showing. Debuting on the Lucas Oil ASCS Sizzlin’ Summer Speedweek in 2017, the two series will compete on June 16 with the pairing of tours returning on July 22 as the world turns attention to the Arnold Motor Supply ASCS 360 Knoxville Nationals in August. A Labor Day tradition of sorts, the series final appearance of the 2017 season comes on September 2 and 3.
Callaway Raceway in Fulton, Mo. is onboard for two nights on April 28 and June 30. The McCarthy Auto Group KC Klassic at Lakeside is May 11. Teaming with the ASCS Red River Region, Springfield Raceway is on tap for one night on May 13.
The series is slated for four stops and Double X Speedway in California MO. The first visit will be the "Tribute to Jesse - Take It to the Tail Challenge" on Sunday, May 28th. On June 18th the ASCS Sprints return for the "Fred Hohman Father's Day Classic". Double X Speedway will close out the "Red, White, and Blue Tour" on July 1st. The last stop will be the "Clyde Wood Memorial" slated for July 23rd.
Three nights of ASCS Warriors at U.S. 36 Raceway in Osborn, Mo. will kick off competition on June 9th with the "Bud Shoot Out", with return visits scheduled for July 28th and August 18th.
Valley Speedway’s lone visit will be June 10th in Grain Valley, Mo. Another regional pairing is the return to Heartland Park Topeka on June 23.
Another favorite stop on the 2017 lineup is Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Mo. with five dates. Head-to-head with the ASCS Red River Region on May 6 for the Impact Signs Open Wheel Showdown, the reaming four nights are National/Warrior affairs. The 2017 Speedweek finale will again find Lucas Oil Speedway. The final three nights will be the $10,000 to win Hockett/McMillin Memorial, happening September 21-13.
Also joining the 2017 action will be the reopening of Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon MO. The Warrior Region will visit on July 1st as part of the Red, White, and Blue Tour. Additional dates at the Eldon oval may be added.
For the 2017 season, Larry Hol will rremain the director of the Speedway Motors ASCS Warrior Region presented by Impact Signs, Awnings, and Wraps. Additional dates will be announced as dates are confirmed.
For continued updates on the Speedway Motors ASCS Warrior Region presented by Impact Signs, Awnings, and Wraps log onto http://www.ascsracing.com. ASCS Warrior Region Welcomes Impact Signs, Awnings, and Wraps as the Presenting Partner for 2017
Speedway Motors ASCS Warrior presented by Impact Signs, Awnings, and Wraps Banquet
Drivers were recognized for their 2016 season at the awards banquet on Saturday, Jan. 28th. Jonathan Cornell claimed his fitth point championship. Broc Elliot was named the 2016 Rookie of the Year. Joining Cornell and Elliott are the other top 8 in points. Evan Martin 2nd, Danny Thoman 3rd, Austin Alumbaugh 4th, Tyler Blank 5th, Cody Baker 6th, and Corey Nelson 7th.