USCS Weekend of Speed for Sprints and 600s at I-75 Raceway Friday & Saturday 8/31-9/01
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USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour presented by K&N  Filters Sprint Cars set for return to Tennessee’s I-75 Raceway on Friday and Saturday.

Atlanta, GA – August 30, 2018 - The USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour presented by K&N Filters winged sprint cars are set for the two-night USCS “Weekend of Speed” on this Friday and Saturday nights August 31st nd September 1st at 7:30 pm at I-75 Raceway in Niota, Tennessee conveniently located near Interstate 75 and Sweetwater, Tennessee about half way between Chattanooga and Knoxville. The serieS will contest two full nights of winged sprint car racing for the 700 horsepower exotic race cars on each night.

The USCS Outlaw Thunder our drivers are joined on the racing card each night by the www.rockauto.com USC 600 Sprint Car Series winged min/micro sprint car racers  to form at USCS double-header. They will be joined on the racing card by Late Models and Stock Car Racing each night as well in the speedway’s weekly racing divisions.

Winged sprint car and winged mini print drivers are expected from at least seven states. Two of the top ranked sprint car drivers in the Nation have won the three previous USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour presented by K&N Filters. Both of those drivers are ented for this weekend’s competition. Two-time USCS National Champion, Morgan Turpen from Cordova, Tennessee who drive’s Terry Gray’s #10m sprint car and is the top ranked female sprint car driver in the Nation won the April 2016 and April 2017 events. This past April 21st, Defending USCS National Champion Jordon Mallett from Greenbrier, Arkansas who s the current 2018 points leader, broke Turpen’s streak at the track by parking his blue #14 sprint car in the www.RockAuto.com USCS Victory Lane.

Terry Gray who is Turpen’s car-owner and team-mate is also entered. Gray is an eleven-time USCS National sprint car Champion. Gray an trails Mallett in the runner-up spot in the National point standings as the two continue their 2018 battle for the series title on Fiday night. Addtionally a mix of young and veteran USCS drivers are also expected for the contest between the light-weight, high-horsepower Outlaw type sprint cars race cars that reach nearly 120 mile per hour around I-75 Raceway’s ¼ mile racing surface.

In the www.RockAuto.com USCS Mini Sprints, two-time series points leader won the April 2 1st race in that series at -75 Raceway. Zaiontz leads the current point standings over Knoxville, Tennesse USCS mini sprint Rookie of the Year contender, Michael Hall. Those two and 14-year-old, Alex Lyles from Arlington, Tennessee who was the 2017 www.RockAuto.com USC 600 Sprint Car Series driver,

On the following night, Saturday, September 1st the series wll also be at I-75 Raceway as originally scheduled for the two-night Finale at the ¼ red clay oval. Friday night’s preliminary main event will pay $1500 to the winner. Saturday night’s 30-lap Final will pay $2250 to the winner.

The weekend Sunday night finale is set for Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, Alabama on Sunday evening September 2nd. That contest will award $2000 to the winner who parks in the www.RockAuto.com USCS Victory Lane. $6000 is guaranteed to the winner of all three nights. A $1000 in prize mony is guaranteed to any drivers who makes and starts all three main events.

The United Sprint Car Series will be joined by the www.RockAuto.com USCS 600 Sprint Car Series winged mini sprints all three nights. Additionally Late Models and Stock Car Racing is on the racing card all three nights as well.

 

For info and rules on USCS please visit www.uscsracing.com  or their USCS Racing Facebook page or call the series at 770-865-6097. Both tracks have facebook pages and websites. Their websites are www.i75raceway.com and www.talladegashorttrack.com