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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 5/24/17:
USCS Outlaw Sprint Cars, headline the 19th Annual Ival Cooper Memorial at Jackson Motor Speedway on Saturday, May, 27th
The exotic USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour winged sprint cars weight only 1300 pounds with 700+ horsepower engines. Those two elements in addition to a huge 25 square foot top wing and seventeen inch wide specially designed Hoosier rear race tires make them the fastest cars ever to compete on the high-banked ¼ mile oval. The USCS outlaw sprint cars are expected to reach speeds near 120 miles per hour on the straight-a-ways at Jackson Motor Speedway.
The event is the second race of the seven race over nine night 12th annual USCS Sprint Speedweek. The event at Jackson Motor Speedway awards the USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour drivers with points towards three division titles. Those include the USCS Outlaw Thunder National championship and both the new Deep-South Thunder Tour and Mid-South Thunder Tour regional series championships. The new USCS Deep-South regional series competes in Alabama, Florida, Lousiana and Mississippi. The USCS Mid-South Thunder Tour schedule has events in Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi,and Tennessee.
The Ival Cooper Memorial Race sprint car event is expected to draw drivers from eight or more states including some of the top ranked drivers in North America. During the 18th annual Ival Cooper Memorial Race, sanctioned by the USCS for the first time in 2014, the 2013 United Sprint Car Series National Champion, Derek Hagar from Marion, Arkansas captured the victory over 39 of the best drivers in the land on May 28, 2016.
In addition to the USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour winged sprint cars the racing card includes a special event for the K.M.S.A. Mini-Stock Series plus track’s Open Wheel Modified, Nesmith Street Stock and Factory Stock divisions.
Gates open at 5:00 pm on Saturday with racing action at 7:30 pm. General admission is $20 dollars for adults. $10 for kids 7-12 and 6 and under are FREE. Jackson Motor Speedway is located at 5448 Old Byram Road, Byram, MS 39272. For more info on the track, please visit www.jacksonmotorspeedway.net or call 601-331-6827 or 601-577-4994. For more information about the United Sprint Car Series Outlaw Thunder Tour please visit www.uscsracing.comm or call the series office at 770-460-7223 or 770-865-6097.
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USCS Outlaw sprint cars, Mississippi State Series Super Late Models and K&N Filters headline the “Sunday Speed Spectacular” at Greenville Speedway on Sunday (May 28th)
The event is expected to bring top winged sprint car drivers from at least six states to the challenging ¼ mile high-banked black gumbo oval seeking a stop in the www.RockAuto.com USCS Victory Lane. This will be race number fifteen of the 2017 season for the United Sprint Car Series Outlaw Thunder Tour. The event awards USCS National and USCS Deep-South and USCS Mid South regional series championship points.
Five previous winners of USCS winged sprint car main events at Greenville Speedway are entered. Those include past USCS Champion, Marshall Skinner from Marion, Arkansas who won on the series first visit to the track in July of 2007. Eleven-time USCS National Champion Terry Gray from Bartlett, Tennessee who won on the series second visit in September of 2007 is also entered as are three-time Gumbo Nationals Sprint Car Champion, Tim Crawley from Benton, Arkansas and 2013 and 2014 Greenville Speedway USCS Speedweeks feature winner and 2013 USCS National Sprint Car Champion Derek Hagar from Marion, Arkansas. Additionally, another USCS past Champion and Gumbo Nationals sprint car Champion, Eddie Gallagher from Olive Branch, Mississippi is expected to enter as well. All five of these drivers plus many more top drivers from at least six states as far away as Texas and Florida are entered for this special sprint car event.
The popular Mississippi State Championship Challenge Series Super Late Models co-headlines the horsepower loaded program with a complete racing program of their own on Sunday night that includes Time Trial qualifying, Last Chance races and a 40-lap main event.
The busy racing program also includes the Nesmith Dirt Late Model Series weekly racing stars and the Greenville Speedway Nesmith Street Stock and Factory Stock divisions as well ompeting for cash and glory on the night before the Memorial Day holiday.