June 23, 2010 at 2:14:10
Submitted by David Smith Jr.
ASCS Rocky Mountain Region Discontinued
Rocky Mountain Region Discontinued
Wheatley, TULSA, Okla. (June 23, 2010) – Easily ranking as the most expansive
Regional market under the American Sprint Car Series umbrella, ASCS Rocky
Mountain Region operations have been discontinued due to deteriorating market
ASCS Rocky Mountain Region had ranked as the series longest-running Region with
nine seasons completed through 2009 after testing the waters with a handful of
events over the latter portion of 2000.
with no true “home” track in the base state of Colorado over the past several
seasons, the elevating cost of travel to tracks in Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, New
Mexico, western South Dakota and western Kansas has led to declining car counts
and fewer teams able to follow the full series.
the five events completed thus far in 2010, not a single driver had competed in
all five events, thus accelerating the decision to discontinue the
at New Mexico’s Aztec Speedway will go on as scheduled, with the July 2-3
non-wing event an ASCS Canyon Region double and the September 17-18 Floyd
Reynolds Memorial an ASCS Southwest event.
past Saturday’s feature at Sweetwater Speedway in Rock Springs, WY, marked the
161st ASCS Rocky Mountain main event completed since 2001, with
Utah’s Dustin Hall becoming the 48th different driver to reach
victory lane under the ASCS Rocky Mountain Region
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