Sprint Series of Oklahoma Back in Action Saturday Night at Enid Speedway!
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – March 25, 2018 - After a couple weeks hiatus, it is back to racing action for the Sprint Series of Oklahoma IMCA RaceSaver presented by Smiley’s Racing Products/Hoosier Racing Tires Southwest as the tour make their inaugural appearance at Enid Speedway in Enid, Oklahoma this coming Saturday night, March 31.
Coming into race three on the 2018 race season, two-time and defending series champion Andy Shouse holds a slim two-point lead over Texas driver Michael Day. Chris Kelly, who has already picked his first feature victory of the season and second SSO victory of career, sits third (-7 points) while Brandon Jennings, Shane Sellers and Austin Mundie are tied for fourth, just nine points out of the point lead.
Gary Owens, Cody Whitworth, Dillon Laden and Travis Scott round out the top ten in early-season SSO point standings.
Other drivers looking to make the trip to the Garfield County Fairgrounds include Loyd Clevenger, Tanner Conn, Blake Scott, Justin Fisk, Eric Matthews and Joe Wood, Jr.
Jake Martens of Fairview, Oklahoma, who finished second in series points last season, is slated to make his first appearance with the series this season as is Hinton, Oklahoma’s Josh Toho.
Grandstands open at 2:00 PM while pit gates open at 4:00 PM with race action slated for a 7:00 PM start time.
Grandstand admission is just $15 for adults while general admission for seniors, military and students ages 12-15 years of age just $12 Kids ages 11 and younger will be admitted into the grandstands for free.
All pit passes are just $30.
This is the third season for the Sprint Series of Oklahoma IMCA Racesaver Sprint Series presented by Smiley’s Racing Products/Hoosier Tires Southwest and currently has an eighteen-race schedule. For more information on the SSO check out their official facebook page: Sprint Series of Oklahoma or call competition director Jim Messmer (405) 417-2202.
Officials with the SSO would like to thank Smiley’s Racing Products for once again becoming series presenting partner and will again award the 2018 series point champion $1000 cash. Also, would like to welcome Hoosier Racing Tires Southwest as a series presenting partner as they will award a set of Hoosier Racing tires to one lucky driver at the year-end points banquet in a random draw. Drivers must finish in positions second through tenth in the final point standings to be eligible.
Contingency and event partners for 2018 include Rod End Supply; Saldana Racing Products; Pyrotech Fuel Cells, Keizer Wheels, Super Shox, Bishop Racing Components, Martens Machine Shop, Young Tool Company, Pole Position Raceway, Carter-Maxwell Goodyear, David Grace and Lynda Maxwell.
In the staging area: After this weekend’s inaugural event at Enid Speedway, the tour will take two weeks off before making their first-of-three scheduled appearance at Lawton Speedway in Lawton, Oklahoma on Saturday night, April 14.
Current SSO 2018 Point Standings:
1) Andy Shouse 76, 2) Michael Day 74, 3) Chris Kelly 69, 4) Brandon Jennings, Austin Mundieand Shane Sellers 67, 7) Gary Owens 59, 8) Cody Whitworth 57, 9) Dillon Laden 54, 10) Travis Scott 52