Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (May 21, 2013) Paying tribute to the late Steve King, the 5th annual Steve King Memorial at Jetmore’s Great American Dirt Track will cap off a three race Midwest swing for the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV American Real this Memorial Day weekend beginning on Wednesday, May 22 at the Valley Speedway in Grain Valley, Mo. and Greenwood, Nebraska’s I-80 Speedway on Thursday, May 23..
Shortened from a two day event, to a single day show, the Steve King Memorial will take place on Saturday, May 25 but will include events on both Saturday and Sunday.
According to a schedule of events posted at http://www.tbjpromotions.com, Saturday will feature The Haun Museum display, Autograph sessions with Lucas Oil ASCS drivers, Remote Control Car Races, Hamburger Lunch, and Parade before capping the day off with the Lucas Oil ASCS presented by MAVTV American Real at The Great American Dirt Track.
Sunday will feature the Open Wheel Golf Tournament at the Cheyenne Hills Golf Course beginning at 10:00 A.M. (CDT).
A Sooner Region event in 2011, The Steve King Memorial returned as a Lucas Oil ASCS presented by MAVTV American Real date in 2012. Jason Martin opened the 2012 Steve King Memorial with a home state victory. Night two saw Brady Bacon wiring the night’s feature event for his third straight Steve King Memorial title.
Checking back to the first Steve King Memorial in 2009, opening night belonged to Travis Rilat with Jack Dover taking the final night’s check. Dover would take the 2010 prelim victory as well.
Events at the Great American Dirt Track are scheduled to open at 5:30 P.M. (CDT) with races getting underway at 7:30 P.M.
Tickets are on sale through the Great American Dirt Track by calling 620-225-3929. Event details are online at http://www.greatamericandirttrack.com.
Past Steve King Memorial Winners: Travis Rilat (5/23/09), Jack Dover (5/24/09), Brady Bacon (5/29/10), Brady Bacon (5/30/10), Jack Dover (5/28/11), Brady Bacon (5/29/11), Jason Martin (5/26/12), Brady Bacon (5/27/12)
Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV American Real
Date: Saturday, May 25, 2013
Times: Gates open at 4:00 P.M. / Racing begins at 7:30 P.M.
Track Information: Great American Dirt Track
Address: 100 Motorplex Dr. Jetmore, KS 67854
Phone #: 620-225-3929
Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV on the web:
All Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series national events are broadcast live on www.racinboys.com for anyone who is unable to attend the races live. Official results, points, and race notes are posted at www.ascsracing.com. The Lucas Oil ASCS presented by MAVTV can also be found on Facebook and Twitter @LucasOilASCS.
2013 “A” Feature Winners: Jason Johnson-3, Brian Brown-1, Roger Crockett-1, Kyle Bellm-1, Brad Loyet-1, Johnny Herrera
Lucas Oil ASCS Driver Points (Top 10): 1. Johnny Herrera 1,021; 2. Jason Johnson 1,012; 3. Brad Loyet 939; 4. Seth Bergman 881; 5. Tony Bruce, Jr. 878; 6. Logan Forler 862; 7. Jeff Swindell 845; 8. Dustin Morgan 842; 9. Cole Wood 771; 10. Lucas Wolfe 703;
The 2013 season marks the twenty-second 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 American Sprint Car Series, ASCS also consists of eight different Regions throughout the nation.
Lucas Oil Products is the title sponsor of the American Sprint Car Series. More information can be found on Lucas Oil Products at www.lucasoil.com. MAVTV is the presenting sponsor of the American Sprint Car Series. Log onto www.mavtv.com for information regarding availability and listings in your area.
Associate sponsors for the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV include: Hoosier Racing Tire and Brodix
Team Lucas Sponsors for the American Sprint Car Series consist of Protect the Harvest, Geico, Hawk Racing Products, E3 Spark Plugs, and General Tire.
Product and Contingency Sponsorship provided by: K&N Filters, PitstopUSA.com, Engler Machine and Tool, Roush Yates Racing Engines, FSR Radiator and Racing Products, Schoenfeld Headers, Driverwebsites.com, Weld Wheels, Fuel Safe, Saldana Racing Products, SBI Fuel Bladders, Maxwell Industries, Print Place, Xtreme Accu-Tach, Simpson, LeJoie Seating, Ti 22 Performance, Wesmar Racing Engines, Hinchman Indy Racewear, Brown and Miller Racing Solutions, DMI Rear Ends, Rod End Supply, Smiley’s Racing Products, Speedway Motors, and Hilborn Injection Systems.
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