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February 7, 2012
Scott James Kicks Off 2012 Campaign with Trip South to Screven and East Bay
BRIGHT, Ind. (February 7) - Following a very impressive first season together in 2011, Scott James and the Riggs Motorsports team are scheduled to kick-off their 2012 campaign this upcoming weekend at the Screven Motor Speedway in Sylvania, Georgia. The ‘Winter Freeze’ will be sanctioned by the World of Outlaws Late Model Series and will feature a whopping $20,000 top prize.
Qualifying and heat race action will get underway at Screven on Friday night, February 10, while the B-Mains and 60-lap feature event are scheduled for Saturday evening, February 11. Scott has visited the 3/8-mile venue on two occasions in his career and has walked away with a pair of impressive Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series triumphs in 2008 and 2009.
Next up after the ‘Winter Freeze’ will be a trip to the East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Florida for the annual running of the ‘Winternationals’ from February 13-18. A total of six Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series showdowns will take place at the “Clay by the Bay,” with winner’s checks varying from $5,000 to $10,000. If all goes well at both Screven and East Bay, there is a chance that the #81 team will then head east to the Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida for the ‘DIRTcar Nationals’ from February 20-25. A decision on Volusia will be made following the $10,000 to win East Bay finale on Saturday night, February 18.
Additional information on Screven and East Bay can be found by logging onto
. You can keep up daily on Scott’s “Speedweeks 2012” journey by pointing your web browser to
“I am really pumped up about getting back down to Screven later this week,” exclaimed James yesterday via telephone. “I have had some excellent runs down there in the past and it would be awesome to make it three-for-three in the win column there. Then we kicked around the idea of splitting up the next week at East Bay and Ocala, but I think we have decided to just stay at East Bay for all six nights. Hopefully, the track is in good shape all week and we can put together a nice start to our 2012 season!”
February 10-11 | Screven (GA) Motor Speedway, WoO | $20,000 to win
February 13 | East Bay (FL) Raceway Park, Lucas Oil | $5,000 to win
February 14 | East Bay (FL) Raceway Park, Lucas Oil | $5,000 to win
February 15 | East Bay (FL) Raceway Park, Lucas Oil | $7,000 to win
February 16 | East Bay (FL) Raceway Park, Lucas Oil | $7,000 to win
February 17 | East Bay (FL) Raceway Park, Lucas Oil | $10,000 to win
February 18 | East Bay (FL) Raceway Park, Lucas Oil | $10,000 to win
Scott James and the Riggs Motorsports team would like to thank the following group of sponsors for their continued support: Clearwave Communications, Murphy Motorsports, JFR Graphics, Rocket Chassis, Jay Dickens Racing Engines, A-1 Technologies, Bert Transmission, Beyea Headers, Braswell Carburetion, Dan Olson Racing Products, Delph Communications, Dyer’s Top Rods, Goodridge, GW Performance, Hoosier Racing Tires, Integra Shocks, Joe Gibbs Driven Racing Oil, Jones Racing Products, Performance Bodies, Peterson Fluid Systems, R2C Performance, Sweet Mfg., VP Race Fuels, Weld Wheels, Wiles Driveshafts, Wilwood Engineering.
Keep up with the “Silver Shark” Scott James all year long by accessing his official home on the Internet located at
Media Contact: Ryan Delph - Delph Communications
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