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RICK ZIEHL STORMS TO WICHITA “FREEDOM TOUR” WIN

Lance Jennings — WICHITA, KS – AUGUST 23, 2013… After scoring eleventh the previous night in Oklahoma, “The Real Deal” Rick Ziehl of Las Cruces, New Mexico claimed victory at 81 Speedway. The $2,500 “Freedom Tour” win was Ziehl’s second USAC SouthWest Sprint Car triumph of the campaign. “Chargin” Charles Davis Jr., Josh Pelkey, Jeremy Campbell, “The Magic Man” Mike Martin rounded out the top five drivers as the series heads to Dodge City Raceway Park. Creek County winner Danny [...]

Freedom Tour Rides into Dodge City!

Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (August 23, 2013) – So you say you’ve missed out on the first two nights of the Inaugural Freedom Tour featuring the USAC Southwest Sprint Cars? Well, don’t miss out on your chance to catch the final two rounds of action on Friday and Saturday night as the wingless Sprint Cars tackle the 3/8-mile Dodge City Raceway Park in southwest Kansas. Oklahoma’s Danny Smith bested the invading forces by topping Wednesday night’s 30-car Freedom Tour field [...]

USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT SPECIAL EVENT RACE RESULTS: August 22, 2013 – Wichita, Kansas – 81 Speedway – “Freedom Tour”

USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT SPECIAL EVENT RACE RESULTS: August 22, 2013 – Wichita, Kansas  – 81 Speedway – “Freedom Tour” FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Rick Ziehl (#41W Williams), 2. Mike Martin (#16 Martin), 3. Don Droud Jr. (#1X Droud), 4. Michelle Decker (#7 Decker), 5. Jordon Weaver (#92 Weaver), 6. Tom Lee (#53 Lee), 7. Tye Mihocko (#5 Mihocko), 8. Jeff Lowery (#45 Lowery), 9. Forrest Sutherland (#85 Sutherland). NT SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Josh Stevens (#09 Stevens), 2. Shon [...]

DANNY SMITH CLAIMS OPENING “FREEDOM TOUR” VICTORY AT CREEK COUNTY

Lance Jennings — SAPULPA, OK – AUGUST 22, 2013… After leader Kyle Clark flipped on lap fifteen, hometown favorite Danny Smith led the rest of the way to score his first USAC SouthWest Sprint Car victory. For Smith, the opening night “Freedom Tour” win at Creek County Speedway earned $2,500 for his efforts. Josh Pelkey, Jonathan Beason, “Chargin” Charles Davis Jr., and Dustin Morgan rounded out the top five drivers as the series heads to Wichita, Kansas. Starting tenth in [...]

USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT SPECIAL EVENT RACE RESULTS: August 21, 2013 – Sapulpa, Oklahoma – Creek County Speedway – “Freedom Tour”

USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT SPECIAL EVENT RACE RESULTS: August 21, 2013 – Sapulpa, Oklahoma  – Creek County Speedway – “Freedom Tour” FIRST HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Chris Bonneau (#78 Bonneau), 2. Josh Pelkey (#74 Williams), 3. Rick Ziehl (#41W Williams), 4. Tim Kent (#94L Kent), 5. Josh Stevens (#09 Stevens), 6. David Dutton (#23 Dutton), 7. Michael Curtis (#11C Turner/Wheeler), 8. Cody Brewer (#96 Brewer). NT SECOND HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Tye Mihocko (#5 Mihocko), 2. Matt Ward (#51 Ward), 3. Charles [...]

Freedom Tour to Finish Up at DCRP!

Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (August 20, 2013) – Some of the top wingless Sprint Car drivers from the Southwest are set to sling the clay throughout Oklahoma and Kansas for four nights, with the 3/8-mile Dodge City Raceway Park hosting the final two rounds of action on Friday and Saturday night. The Inaugural “Freedom Tour” featuring the wingless 360-ci Sprint Cars of the USAC Southwest series fires off on Wednesday night at Creek County Speedway near Tulsa, moves on [...]

4-RACE SOUTHWEST “FREEDOM TOUR” IN MID-AMERICA

AUGUST 19, 2013 DICK JORDAN 13-204 — The “Freedom Tour” takes USAC’s Southwest Sprint Cars to Oklahoma and Kansas this weekend with four races slated, all specified as “special events” without series points attached. The tour begins Wednesday night at Creek County Speedway in Sapulpa, Okla. and continues Thursday night at 81 Speedway in Wichita, Kans. The closing events are Friday and Saturday nights at Dodge City (Kans.) Raceway Park. R.J. Johnson of Phoenix, Ariz. leads the series to these four [...]

USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR “FREEDOM TOUR” STARTS WEDNESDAY

Lance Jennings —  PEORIA, AZ – AUGUST 19, 2013… This Wednesday, August 21st, the USAC Southwest Sprint Car Series will kick off their inaugural four-race “Freedom Tour” in Sapulpa, Oklahoma. Including stops in Wichita and Dodge City, Kansas, the non-point $2,500-to-win features are some of the most anticipated dates on the schedule. Located on the historic Route 66, Creek County Speedway in Sapulpa, Oklahoma has been entertaining fans since 1986. The “Wide Open Wednesday” showcase at the fast quarter-mile clay [...]

“FREEDOM TOUR” STARTS 8/21 AT SAPULPA; DAVIS TAKES CANYON’S SOUTHWEST SPRINT “SUMMER SLAM”

JULY 29, 2013 – DICK JORDAN 13-179 — The 2013 “Freedom Tour” starts August 21 at Creek County Speedway in Sapulpa, Okla., opening a four-race USAC Southwest Sprint Car swing concluding with three races in Kansas. R.J. Johnson will take an 82-point lead over Charles Davis Jr. into the August swing. He finished third in last Saturday night’s race at Peoria, Ariz., a race won by Davis. Davis, of Buckeye, Ariz., captured Saturday night’s 30-lap “Summer Slam” USAC Southwest Sprint Car [...]

CHARLES DAVIS JR. WINS “SUMMER SLAM” AT HOME TRACK

Lance Jennings — PEORIA, AZ – JULY 28, 2013… For the second year in a row, “Chargin” Charles Davis Jr. of Buckeye earned the “Summer Slam” victory at Canyon Speedway Park. The $1,500 USAC SouthWest Sprint Car triumph was the fourth win of the campaign for Davis and his second straight “home track” conquest. The five-time Arizona Champion took command from Shon Deskins on lap nine and powered his way to the checkered flags. Deskins, point leader R.J. Johnson, [...]