All Stars Saturday July 13 "Stars & Stripes 40"
AND Fireworks Show!!
Cleveland, TN (6/29/2013)
- The Southern All Star Racing Series will continue a busy month
of July when it makes its third visit of the 2013 racing season
to the 1/3 mile semi-banked clay oval known as Cleveland Speedway
in Cleveland, TN for the Stars and Stripes 40, paying $4,000
to the winner and $300 to start on Saturday July 13.
Along with the Stars and Stripes 40 for the Southern All Star
Racing Series and other local racing divisions, Cleveland Speedway
will also present a huge fireworks display during the evening.
The Southern All Star Racing
Series event at Cleveland Speedway on Saturday July 13 will
feature a complete program of practice, WhitePerformance.com
A-B Group Time Trials, PPM Racing Products Last Chance Showdowns,
and will conclude with the 40 lap, $4,000 to win Stars and Stripes
40 A-Main. Joining the Southern All Star Racing Series in action
at Cleveland Speedway on Saturday July 13 will be the tracks
Steel Head/Limited Late Model, Crate Late Model, A-Hobby, B-Hobby,
and Pony/FWD divisions.
The visit by the Southern
All Star Racing Series to Cleveland Speedway on Saturday July
13 will be the tours third of five visits to the East
Tennessee facility in 2013, with Randy Weaver of Crossville,
TN winning the Shamrock 50 back on March 9 and Steve Casebolt
of Richmond, IN scored his first-ever Southern All Star Racing
Series victory in the Coca-Cola Tennessee Memorial contest back
on May 18. The July 13 Stars and Stripes 40 event will be the
series 106th visit to the storied facility that has produced
37 different series winners, with Dale McDowell of Chickamauga,
GA topping the winners list for drivers in Southern All
Star Racing Series history at Cleveland Speedway with 17 victories.
Ronnie Johnson of Chattanooga, TN has 7 series wins, while Clint
Smith of Senoia, GA and Rex Richey of Ringgold, GA have six
wins each, with Randy Weaver of Crossville, TN Jimmy Owens of
Newport, TN, Duayne Hommel of Newport, TN, and Chris Madden
of Grays Court, SC each with 5 series checkered flags at Cleveland
Among those drivers expected
from the Southern All Star Racing Series stable of cars include
series points leader Riley Hickman of Chattanooga, TN, Mike
Weeks of Friendsville, TN, Mark Rosner of Rockford, TN, Bret
Holmes of Munford, AL, Billy Ogle, Jr. of Knoxville, TN, Mark
Vineyard of Powell, TN, Shamrock winner Randy Weaver of Crossville,
TN, Jason Hiett of Oxford, AL and Bo Shirley of Gadsden, AL,
along with a strong array of talented local and regional racing
stars such as Dale McDowell of Chickamauga, GA, Skip Arp of
Georgetown, TN, Jake Knowles of Tyrone, GA, Brian Hendrix of
Knoxville, TN, Jeff Franklin of Ten Mile, TN, Ray Cook of Brasstown,
NC, Dylan Ames of Harvest, AL, William Thomas of Phenix City,
AL, Derek Ellis of Chatsworth, GA, Michael Asberry of Crossville,
TN, Dusty Carver of Englewood, TN, Jason Welshan of Maryville,
TN, Kayne Hickman of Soddy Daisy, TN, Chris Wilson of Crossville,
TN, Aaron Ridley of Chatsworth, GA, plus many more are expected.
The tour has presented nine events so far in 2013 and has seen
six different drivers visit victory with the series this season.
Activities for the Southern
All Star Racing Series Stars and Stripes 40 event at Cleveland
Speedway on Saturday July 13 will see the pit area open at 3:00
p.m. and general admission open at 4:00 p.m., with the drivers
meeting will be at 7:00 p.m. and practice laps set to begin
immediately after the drivers meeting, followed immediately
by time trials and green flag racing. All times listed are Eastern
Daylight Time. Ticket prices for the Stars and Stripes 40 at
Cleveland Speedway in the general admission area will be $15
for adults, while a pit pass will be $30.