Steve Kinser is the defending winner of the ASCS national event at Southern New Mexico Speedway – Rick Rarer Photo

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series legends, Steve Kinser and Sammy Swindell, will take on the best Lucas Oil ASCS 360 sprint car competitors in the country this weekend at Southern New Mexico Speedway in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Two full nights of competition will make up the weekend schedule – as fans from all over the southwest look to gather at the highly anticipated event in search of high paced, wheel-to-wheel action. The event will mark as the only stop in New Mexico for the tour in 2011; which comes to a close next weekend at the USA Raceway in Tucson, Arizona.

Sammy Swindell was in victory lane recently with the ASCS National Series. He grabbed the $15,000 to win Short Track Nationals. – Grant Photo

The ‘ASCS/Outlaw Showdown’ is sanctioned by the Lucas Oil ASCS National Series; and will take place this Friday and Saturday night, November 11th and 12th. Steve Kinser is the defending winner of the event over former Lucas Oil ASCS National Champion, Jason Johnson.

Shane Stewart is currently on top of the ASCS national standings entering this weekend. He has a comfortable lead over New Mexico native, Johnny Herrera, and former World of Outlaws competitor, Jeff Swindell.

Steve Kinser and Sammy Swindell each just recently wrapped up their 2011 “outlaw” seasons with the World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. Steve Kinser finished 2nd in the live televised finale; ¬†with a hard charging Sammy Swindell finishing 6th after starting 21st.

Stay tuned! Big weekend in New Mexico.