COMP Cams Super Dirt Series
April 24, 2014
_______________________________________COMP Cams Super Dirt Series Late April Showdown on Tap
by Ben Shelton
BEEBE, Arkansas (April 24) – The COMP Cams Super Dirt Series (CCSDS) presented by Lucas Oil will close out the month of April this weekend, April 25th-26th, with a pair of $2,000-to-win events in Tennessee and Arkansas.
The third and fourth rounds of the season will present more chances for racers to extend the streak of no repeat winners in 2014. Events so far this season have seen Scott Bloomquist, Wendell Wallace, and Timothy Culp all finding victory lane, while Mother Nature claimed a single victory at Outlaw Motor Speedway (Muskogee, Oklahoma).
Entering this weekend's action Wendell Wallace and defending series champion, Kyle Beard, are deadlocked atop the standings. Tommy Surrett, Kody Mea, Clay Fisher, Chandler Petty, Shannon Scott, Brandon Smith, Rick Hearnsberger, Josh Hughes, Lynn Beach, and David Payne round out the current top twelve in the series points.
The Kuntz & Co. Rookie of the Year battle has found Southaven, Mississippi's Kody Mea getting a jump on the competition with Shannon Scott, Rick Hearnsberger, and David Payne in pursuit.
COMP Cams Super Dirt Series
Top 20 Point Standings
1 6M Wendall Wallace Batesville, AR 346 (1)
2 86 Kyle Beard Trumann, AR 346
3 27S Tommy Surrett Little Rock, AR 332
4 47 Chandler Petty Austin, AR 300
5 99F Clay Fisher Dewitt, AR 300
6 5X Kody Mea Southhaven, MS 300
7 4s Shannon Scott Henryetta, OK 294
8 115 Brandon Smith Floral, AR 292
9 XXX Rick Hearnsberger Arkadelphia, AR 292
10 6B Lynn Beach Hensley, AR 260
11 7h Josh Hughes West Plains, MO 260
12 7p David Payne Cabot, AR 250
13 23 Jason Hughes West Plains, MO 230
14 73 Ashley Newman Ripley, TN 218
15 13 Joey Smith Pomona, MO 216
16 37L Joseph Long Bryant, AR 212
17 0H Shane Harris Sheridan, AR 201
18 C8 Timothy Culp West Monroe, LA 190 (1)
19 26 Gavin Landers Batesville, AR 175
20 77 Justin Asplin Birch Tree, MO 172
Friday night, April 25th will find the tour rolling into Camden Speedway (Camden, Tennessee) for the second straight year. 2013 found a talented field of entries battling for the inaugural win at the racy, 3/8 mile oval, and it was Ross Camponovo topping the action. The CCSDS presented by Lucas Oil competitors will return on Friday night for a complete program that will be capped by a 35 lap, $2,000-to-win/$300 to start finale. Also in action will be E-Mods and Hobby Stocks. Grandstand admission for ages 12-and-above is $10 with ages 11-and-under free. Senior discounted admission is $5 and valid U.S. Military receive free admission. Pit admission for ages 12-and-up is $25 with ages 6-to-11 $10, and ages 5-and-under free. The pit gate opens at 4 p.m., while the grandstand gate opens at 6 p.m. For more information on Camden Speedway please visit www.CamdenRacing.com
On Saturday evening, April 26th the series rolls into Riverside International Speedway (West Memphis, Arkansas) for a $2,000-to-win/$400-to-start program. Ross Camponovo and Brandon Smith won at the famed, 1/4 mile oval in 2013. Time trials, heat races, b-mains, and a 35 lap feature will all be held for the event. As a technical bulletin please note that competitors in the weekly Riverside Late Model division are allowed to run Crate 55 tires on the front only as a part of this event. 305 Winged Sprint Cars, 600cc Mini Springs, and Street Stocks will also be in action. Grandstand admission is $20 for adults with kids ages 6-to-11 $5, and ages 5-and-under free. For more information on the facility please visit www.RiversideInternationalSpeedway.com
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