California Opener Saturday at Kings!
Lonnie Wheatley, TULSA, Okla. (April 4, 2011) – A new chapter in
American Sprint Car Series history begins this Saturday night as the
ASCS Southern California Region kicks off its inaugural year of
competition at Hanford’s Giant Chevrolet Kings Speedway.
Saturday’s tilt marks the first of a dozen scheduled events for the
winged Sprint Cars of the ASCS Southern California Region at four
tracks, with other tracks poised to host the series including
Tulare’s Thunderbowl Raceway, Santa Maria Speedway and Bakersfield
will also be the first step in crowning the first ASCS champion in
While the American Sprint Car Series broke California ground with a
pair of wingless Canyon Region events last year, the Lucas Oil ASCS
National winged ranks kicked off the 2011 season with debut
appearances at Thunderbowl and Kings Speedway in February.
The California shoes defended their turf quite nicely from the
invading National forces in February, with Tim Kaeding tops at
Tulare and then Kyle Larson winning at Kings.
Saturday’s card marks the first of six scheduled ASCS Southern
California events at Hanford’s Giant Chevrolet Kings Speedway.
Saturday’s racing action goes green at 6:30 p.m.
The high-banked, 3/8-mile
Giant Chevrolet Kings Speedway
is located in Hanford, CA,
south of SR 198 on 10th
Avenue to the Fairgrounds.
For more information, contact the track at
The 2011 season marks the 20th year of sanctioning Sprint
Car racing for the American Sprint Car Series, with approximately
200 nights of competition at tracks throughout the nation and into
Canada. Anchored by the
Lucas Oil Sprint Car Series presented by K&N Filters, ASCS also
consists of ten different Regions throughout the nation.
Additional information regarding the American Sprint Car Series is