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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Little Rock, Arkansas (05/11/17) – The COMP Cams Super Dirt Series (CCSDS) presented by Lucas Oil is proud to announce that Midwest Sheet Metal will be sponsoring the tour’s Rookie of the Year program moving forward.
This expanded partnership with the Missouri-based company comes less than a month after Midwest Sheet Metal became the sponsor of the series point leader spoiler, which is tabbed the “Midwest Sheet Metal Marked Man Award.”
With their additional sponsorship, Midwest Sheet Metal will not only provide yellow spoilers at each event for the series rookies – Zach McMillan, Tanner Kellick, and Brandon Wilson – but they will also sponsor the season-ending point fund for the competition. The 2017 Midwest Sheet Metal Rookie of the Year will receive a $1,500 check, while the runner-up will receive $1,000 and 3rd-place will receive $500.
“It’s tough for rookies to jump on a tour, and they have my complete respect,” notes Chris Davis from Midwest Sheet Metals. “In addition, I thought it would be fun to give fans another way to keep track of where the rookies are running in the feature each night, so that’s why I suggested we do the yellow spoilers. Good luck to all three drivers in their chase of the rookie title!”
The three rookie candidates will don the spoilers for the first time during this weekend’s action in Mississippi.
“I’m just blown away by the generosity that Chris Davis and Midwest Sheet Metal has shown our series over the past month,” said CCSDS CEO Chris Ellis. “He’s truly an ambassador for our sport, and he’s making a very real difference for the drivers of our series. I truly cannot possibly thank him enough.”
Located in the heart of Ozark Mountain Country, Midwest Sheet Metal Company is a family-owned and operated business, specializing in the design and custom fabrication of carbon steel, stainless and aluminum products. They have one of the area’s largest in-stock inventories of steel, aluminum, stainless and structural shapes. The company is dedicated to producing quality, custom designed fabrications with craftsmanship second to none. For more information, please visit www.MSMFab.com .
This weekend for the CCSDS opens on Friday night with the first of three appearances by the tour in 2017 at Wesley Washington’s Greenville Speedway (Greenville, Mississippi). In 2016 Hunter Rasdon took two series wins at the facility, while Bub McCool won the other event. The program will include time trials, heat race action, b-mains, a $2,000-to-win/$350-to-start feature. NeSmith Crate Late Models, NeSmith Street Stocks, and Factory Stocks will all be in action. Grandstand admission is $20 for adults, $10 for senior citizens, $10 for kids (ages 6-to-14), and free for ages 5 and under. Pit admission is $35 with kids (6-to-14) $10, and ages 5 and under free. Racing action starts at 7:30 p.m. For more information on the facility, please visit www.GreenvilleSpeedway.net .
Saturday night takes the tour to Johnny Stokes’ Magnolia Motor Speedway (Columbus, Mississippi), where a $2,500-to-win/$350-to-start purse will be on the line. In 2016 Hunter Rasdon and Rick Rickman split wins at the tricky surface, which is known as the “Black Ice.” A full slate of action, including time trials, heat races, b-mains, and a 40-lap feature will be contested. NeSmith Late Models, Street Stocks, Factory Stocks, and Late Model Sportsman will also be on the card. Grandstand admission is $20 with kids (ages 10-and-under) free. Pit admission is $35 for adults with kids (ages 6-10) $25, and kids (5-and-under) free with a paying adult. The driver’s meeting is at 6:30 p.m. with racing action at 7:00 p.m. For more information, please visit www.MagnoliaDirt.com .
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.