Tarlton Leads ASCS SoCal to Kings!
Lonnie Wheatley, TULSA, Okla. (June 20, 2011) – The ASCS Southern
California Region fires back to action this Saturday night by taking
to the 3/8-mile Giant Chevrolet Kings Speedway clay oval in Hanford,
Leading the way into the event is Tommy Tarlton, who topped the
initial two ASCS SoCal events of the season to break out to the
early points lead.
After Tarlton’s two wins to open the SoCal campaign, including the
season opener at Kings on April 23, Cory Eliason posted a Santa
Maria win and then Bud Kaeding topped the most recent round of
series action at Kings on May 21.
Tarlton holds a 27-point edge over Eliason in the title chase, with
Ronnie Day, Steven Kent and Nick Green rounding out the current top
five in points.
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 inaugural slate of ASCS Southern California action includes ten
nights of winged Sprint Car competition at three tracks including
Kings Speedway, Tulare’s Thunderbowl Raceway and Santa Maria
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