Mid-American Stock Cars Set For Indy Doubleheader
*Mid-American Stock Cars Set For Indy Doubleheader In May*
* Series Will Visit Indiana Fairgrounds & Lucas Oil Raceway*
Stock Car Racing will take a step back into history, as
the Mid-American Stock Car Series heads into central Indiana to help
celebrate this county's most important racing weekend at two of the
country's most historic racetracks.
The series, known as the Midwest's premier traveling
sportsman series, will attempt to invoke the memories of days gone by, as
it's drivers and teams will compete on Thursday, May 25th on the 1 mile
dirt oval of the Indiana State Fairgrounds. In a show of versatility, less
than 24 hrs later on May 26th, the VERY same drivers AND cars will take to
the track 21 miles to the west, for 40 laps of feature racing on the
pavement at the fast 5/8-mile Lucas Oil Raceway in Brownsburg, Indiana.
Mid-American teams were intrigued when series owner Dave
Gruenberg revealed a 2017 schedule that would have them competing on
consecutive days at a couple of very different venues. Veteran drivers and
newcomers alike were sent into their respective think tanks to consider how
best confront these challenges.
Defending series Champion Ryan Gutneckt of Oak Creek WI,
will lead the Mid-Am troops onto the Indy Mile, with "The Franklin Flyer",
former dirt late model standout Bill Prietzel also a favorite. Not to be
denied will be strong contingent of drivers from the Hoosier State, led by
many time MASCS competitor and central Indiana stalwart A.J. Smith.
Friday night's contest will prove to be a dogfight as well.
When the series last visited Lucas Oil Raceway in 2015, Waukesha,
Wisconsin's Rick Tackman proved up to the task and drove his Ford to
victory in the 40 lap event. Indiana's Tim Fulford registered a close
second, and both are planning a return for this year's event.
The two events are run in conjunction with Track
Enterprises Week Of Indy events. Thursday's festivities at the Indiana
State Fairgrounds will feature the USAC Silver Crown Series, as will
Friday's event at Lucas Oil Raceway.
Learn more at www.midamericanracing.com or
*About Track Enterprises:*
Track Enterprises is a racing promotion company that
oversees popular events that feature top touring series like the ARCA
Racing Series, USAC Racing, Dirtcar UMP, POWRi Racing, All Star Circuit Of
Champions, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, CRA, Southern Super Series,
and more. The company also oversees all racing promotions at Macon
Speedway, Lincoln Speedway, and the Terre Haute Action Track.
For more information on the upcoming racing schedule, visit
www.trackenterprises.com, like the Facebook page at
www.facebook.com/TrackEnterprises, or call the office at 217-764-3200.