Edwards Leads Lone Star foes into Cowtown!
Cody Morris, Tulsa, Oklahoma (4-30-2012) - The Oil Medics ASCS Lone Star Region returns to action this Saturday night for the third stop of a 2012 campaign featuring 14 events.
Known for dicey racing on the action packed, high banked, ¼ mile bullring; this Saturday’s one night stand will see the first of two 2012 ASCS Lone Star visits to the Kennedale, Texas dirt oval. The second of the 2012 pair will field a regional showdown with the American Bank of Oklahoma ASCS Sooner Region.
On the strength of runner up finishes in the first two 2012 Lone Star events, Mesquite, Texas upstart Martin Edwards enters the Cowtown event with a 12 point advantage over defending Oil Medics ASCS Lone Star Champion Matt Covington.
Edwards nabbed Hard Charger in both of runner up efforts, while Glenpool, Oklahoma’s Covington charged to a Devil’s Bowl victory after an uncharacteristic mishap while leading allowed Knoxville, Iowa’s current ASCS National Tour point leader Wayne Johnson to take a mid race lead en route to victrory in season opening action at Lone Star Speedway.
Saturday’s shootout at Cowtown begins at 7pm with pit gates opening at 4pm, followed by grandstand gates opening at 5pm.
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Featured Photo: Michael Jackson / Thriller Photography
Past ASCS Regional feature winners at Cowtown Speedway:
8/19/11 - Koby Barksdale (Lone Star)
4/30/11 – Gary Taylor (Lone Star)
11/13/10 – Tommy Bryant (Lone Star)
11/12/10 – Gary Taylor (Lone Star)
7/17/10 – Claud Estes (Lone Star/Sooner)
6/12/10 – Brian McClelland (Lone Star)
10/10/09 – Tony Bruce, Jr. (Gulf South/Lone Star/Sooner)
8/29/09 – Travis Rilat (Lone Star)
6/27/09 – Kevin Ramey (Lone Star)
4/4/09 – Kevin Ramey (Lone Star)
10/11/08 – Brian Brown (National vs. Sooner)
10/10/08 – Gavin Punch (National vs. Sooner)
8/23/08 – Kolt Walker (Gulf South)
7/26/08 – Brad Welborn (Sooner)
5/17/08 – Gary Taylor (Sooner)
4/5/08 – Travis Rilat (Sooner)
9/15/07 - Nick Smith (Sooner)
7/7/07 - Brian McClelland (Sooner)
4/14/07 - Kevin Ramey (Sooner)
9/23/06 - Travis Rilat (Sooner)
6/10/06 - Sam Hafertepe, Jr. (Sooner)
4/8/06 - Sam Hafertepe, Jr. (Sooner)
9/24/05 - Travis Rilat (Sooner)
6/25/05 - Jason Martin (National vs. Sooner)
4/9/05 - Sean McClelland (Sooner)
9/25/04 - Andy Shouse (Sooner)
5/29/04 - Kevin Ramey (Sooner)
2012 Oil Medics ASCS Lone Star Region Feature winners: Wayne Johnson 1; Matt Covington 1
2012 Oil Medics ASCS Lone Star Region point standings:
1. Martin Edwards 284; 2. Matt Covington 272; 3. Claud Estes III 245; 4. Justin Melton 229; 5. John Ricketts 227; 6. Dale Wester 224; 7. Evan Pardo 219; 8. Michael Lang 215; 9. Larry Howery 210; 10. Derek Weaver 202
The 2012 season marks the 21st year of sanctioning Sprint Car racing for the American Sprint Car Series, which brings the best of Sprint Car racing to dozens of different tracks throughout the nation and into Canada. Anchored by the Lucas Oil Sprint Car Series presented by MavTV, ASCS also consists of eleven different Regions throughout the nation.
Additional information regarding the American Sprint Car Series is available at www.ascsracing.com.