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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Beebe, Arkansas (04/30/17) – Fresh from enjoying a two week break to catch their breath after a fast start to the 2017 season, the COMP Cams Super Dirt Series (CCSDS) presented by Lucas Oil will return to action this weekend, May 5-6 with a pair of events in Arkansas and Louisiana.
Two-time and defending series champion, Jack Sullivan will once again be the Midwest Sheet Metal Marked Man as the CCSDS resumes action. With a 21-point advantage atop the standings he’ll be sporting the florescent day-glow orange spoiler.
Kyle Beard, Garrett Alberson, B.J. Robinson, Jon Mitchell, Tanner Kellick, Zach McMillan, Gavin Landers, Robert Baker, and Hunter Rasdon currently round out the Top 10 in series standings.
Thus far into the year three drivers have visited series Victory Lane with Sullivan leading the way with a pair of wins, while Kyle Beard and Tim McCreadie each have a single triumph on the season.
The Rookie of the Year battle is currently led by Zach McMillan, who holds a single point advantage over Louisiana’s Tanner Kellick. Brandon Wilson is in third, six points removed from the lead.
Series action will open on Friday, May 5 at Diamond Park Speedway (Nashville, Arkansas) as a $2,000-to-win/$350-to-start program will be contested. In 2016 Wendell Wallace scored the win in this event. Street Stocks, Texas Factory Stocks, Factory Stocks, Mod Lites, and 4 Cylinders will also be a part of the show. Adult grandstand admission is $15 with children (7-12 years of age) $5. Pit admission is $35. Gates open at 5 p.m. and racing starts at 8 p.m. For more information on the event, please visit www.DiamondParkSpeedway.com .
Saturday night will find the tour at Gene Boyter’s Ark-La-Tex Speedway (Vivian, Louisiana) on Saturday night for a $2,500-to-win/$400-to-start program. Hunter Rasdon was the victor of the series lone visit to the facility in 2016. Factory Stocks, Limited Modifieds, ProMods, 4-Cylinders, and Wedge Carts will also be a part of the show. General Admission is $20 for adults with ages (15-&-under) free. High school students also receive free grandstand admission. Pit passes are $35. Racing action is slated for 7:30 p.m. For more information on the event, please visit www.ArkLaTexSpeedway.com .
Racers and race fans also make note that the $5,000-to-win, Rockabilly event scheduled for June 10 at I-30 Speedway (Little Rock, Arkansas) has been rescheduled for Saturday, June 24.
The COMP Cams Super Dirt Series presented by Lucas Oil is sponsored by and would like to thank all of their sponsors including- COMP Cams, Lucas Oil, Hoosier Racing Tires, Larry Shaw Race Cars, New Vision Graphics, Midwest Sheet Metal, Black Diamond Chassis, KARR Transportation Incorporated, Big Air, Quarter Master, Allen Manufacturing, Mid State Golf Cars, ROCKHARD Powder Coating, Mark Martin Automotive Group, Mark Martin Powersports, Henryetta Ford, Central Arkansas Pest Services, Beach Veterinary Services, Racing Head Service, Allen Manufacturing, McClain Custom Cabinets, P&W Sales, Schoenfeld Headers, and MSR Mafia Marketing Services.