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SPRINT STAMPEDE ON THE HORIZON

Posted July 11, 2018

 

     Haubstadt, IN - July 10, 2018 -  Tri-State Speedway will be the destination for the “Sprint Stampede” Saturday night July 14th.   The non-wing Hoosier Tire Midwest Sprint Car Series will be in action along with the stars of the MOWA wing sprints and the MMSA mini sprints.  The quarter mile facility will be offering an all sprint car program.   This race with it’s varied classes has something for one and all sprint car race fans.

     This is year number six for the “Sprint Car Stampede.”  The “Sprint Stampede” is the next of 7 races left on the MSCS schedule.  Carson Short has reassumed the lead in the series standings.  Brandon Mattox holds down the second spot.  Both are in quest of that first series title.  Mattox is trailing by just 4 points.  Donny Brackett is also in the hunt and stands third in the standings.  Kent Schmidt and Aric Gentry round out the top five.

     Carson Short and Kevin Thomas Jr. lead the MSCS feature winner’s list this season with two victories each.  Short posted wins in May and June.  Thomas won the first two races of the season.  Thomas finished second and Short third at Putnamville last weekend.  Justin Grant won the “Bill Gardner Sprintacular” that night for his first MSCS feature victory.  He joined Stephen Schnapf as first time winners with the series this season.

     Thomas Meseraull, Chase Stockon, and Tyler Courtney have also been in victory lane this season.  Nine features at five tracks have produced seven different winning drivers.  A number of potential winners dot the starting line-up at each MSCS event.  Twenty-one start but there is only one winner!

     The stars of the Built Ford Tough Midwest Open Wheel Association will be making their second and last appearance of this season at Haubstadt.  This 410 series is active in providing wing sprint car racing at tracks in Illinois with additional stops in Iowa, Missouri, and Indiana.  The tour is delivered by Morrow Brothers. Jacob Patton Of Bethalto, IL is listed as the MOWA points leader. In their first appearance at Tri-State Speedway this season Mike Terry Jr. of Plainfield, IN won the feature.  Last year Hoosier based drivers Parker Price-Miller and Kody Kinser won the two features held.

     The MMSA mini sprints last competed at Tri-State Speedway on Memorial Day Weekend.  The winner that night was Cody Trammel.  Bradley Strunk and Chayse Hayhurst were second and third in the feature.

    Racing Saturday at Tri-State Speedway begins at 7:30 Central Daylight Time.  Warm-ups take place at 6 P.M.  It is a triple header you will not want to miss!

 

Provided as News and Information for MSCS.

 

 

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