FIVE CLASSES OF STOCK CARS SATURDAY AT PERRIS AUTO SPEEDWAY!
(Perris, CA, July 17, 2012)
This Saturday night, July 21st, the popular PASSCAR Stock Car Series returns to Perris Auto Speedway with five separate classes of race cars competing on the famous half-mile oval and the track's inner quarter mile circuit. The Oil Twins Amsoil Street Stocks, Modifieds and Super Stocks will be racing on the bigger track while the Pick-A-Part American Factory Stocks and Sport Mods will battle it out on the smaller one. Spectator gates will open at 5:00 PM with racing at 6:00.
Saturday's race for the Oil Twins Amsoil Street Stocks will be their last warm up for the final two rounds of the "1-800LoanMart PASSCAR Street Stock Challenge" on the 1st and 22nd of September. Riverside's Sean Estes, who had not raced on the dirt in several years, has a commanding 42-point lead over two-time track champion Henry Wesolowski in the Street Stock point standings. Estes, who drives a Chevrolet Camaro, has won two of the first five races this season.
In the Modifieds, Anaheim veteran John Crow has a 19-point advantage over four-time PAS champ Alan Updyke of Tustin. Updyke has won three of the first five races of the year, but has been knocked out early in the other two.
Eric Evans, of National City, is dominating the Super Stock Class with wins in all four of the races staged thus far in 2012. Therefore, he has the lead in the class and in the overall PASSCAR championship (all 5 classes combined) standings as well. Joseph Altig, of Imperial Beach, who won the Super Stock championship in 2012, is 32 points behind the Evans heading into Saturday's affair.
The tightest race thus far features two of the track's most popular drivers. In the Pick-A-Part American Factory Stocks, 2010 champion Steven "Bam Bam" Fangmeyer holds a one-point lead over 14-year-old Nathan Deragon of El Cajon. At the last race on June 23rd, the well spoken Deragon scored his first ever win at the famous Riverside County clay oval.
In the Sport Mod class, a pair of seasoned Southern California veterans sit on top of the heap. Costa Mesa's J.D. Wilson, a retired airline pilot who was a fan favorite at Ascot, leads past Orange Show Speedway and Corona Raceway champion Johnny Lathrop, of Corona, by 41-points.
Tickets will be $12.00 for adults. Active military members with proper id, teens age 13-18 with their school id and kids 6-12 get in for just $5.00. Children 5 and under get in for free.
The entire 2012 PAS schedule is listed at the end of this release.
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OIL TWINS AMSOIL STREET STOCK POINT STANDINGS
1. Shaun Estes - Riverside - 240
2. Henry Wesolowski - Temecula - 198
3. Brian Tully - Fallbrook - 193
3. Curtis Dietzsch - Moreno Valley - 193
5. Luke Dodd - Riverside - 188
SUPER STOCK POINT STANDINGS
1. Eric Evans - National City - 253
2. Joseph Altig - Imperial Beach - 221
3. Dennis Woolridge - Riverside - 194
4. Damon Thomas - San Diego - 184
5. Blaine Whitson - Temecula - 122
1. John Crow - Anaheim - 262
2. Alan Updyke - Tustin - 243
3. Dave Clark - Riverside - 239
4. Dwayne Dalton - El Cajon - 213
5. Jesse Gordon - Yucaipa - 199
PICK-A-Part AMERICAN FACTORY STOCK POINTS
1. Steven Fangmeyer - Corona - 248
2. Nathan Deragon - El Cajon - 232
3. Mike Burke - Nuevo - 232
4. Dave Vrett - Riverside - 224
5. Tom Gillum - Riverside - 219
SPORT MOD STANDINGS
1. JD Wilson - Costa Mesa - 240
2. Johnny Lathrop - Corona - 199
3. Jesse Gordon - Yucaipa - 142
4. Tom Smith - Lakewood - 105
5. Andy Moreton - Victorville - 100
2012 PERRIS AUTO SPEEDWAY SCHEDULE
July 21 - PASSCAR Super Stocks, Amsoil Street Stocks, Modifieds, Factory Stocks, Sport Mods
July 28 - California Racers Hall of Fame Night: USAC/CRA Sprint Cars, PAS Senior Sprints, California Lightning Sprint Cars
August 4 - Off Weekend
August 11 - Off Weekend
August 18 - USAC/CRA Sprint Cars, PAS Senior Sprints, California Lightning Sprint Cars
August 25 - Off Weekend
September 1 - PASSCAR Super Stocks, Amsoil Street Stocks (Race #3 "1-800LoanMart 2012 PASSCAR Street Stock Challenge), Modifieds, Factory Stocks, Sport Mods, CDCRA Dwarf Cars
September 8 - Night of Destruction 4: "Perris Leap" Trophy Truck Long Jump and Engine Meltdown, Trailer Figure 8 Races, Figure 8's, Auto Roller Derby, Demo Cross
September 15 - Glenn Howard Classic: USAC/CRA Sprint Cars, PAS Senior Sprints, California Lightning Sprint Cars
September 22 - PASSCAR Super Stocks, Amsoil Street Stocks (Race #4 "1-800LoanMart 2012 PASSCAR Street Stock Challenge), Modifieds, Factory Stocks, Sport Mods
September 29 - Off Weekend
October 6 - Southern California Fair: USAC/CRA Sprint Cars
October 13 - Southern California Fair
October 20 - Off Weekend
October 27 - PASSCAR Super Stocks, Amsoil Street Stocks, Modifieds, Factory Stocks, Sport Mods, CDCRA Dwarf Cars
November 1 - 17th Annual Budweiser Oval Nationals Practice
November 2 - 17th Annual Budweiser Oval Nationals: USAC National Sprint Cars, USAC/CRA Sprint Cars, PAS Senior Sprints, California Lightning Sprint Cars
November 3 - 17th Annual Budweiser Oval Nationals: USAC National Sprint Cars, USAC/CRA Sprint Cars, PAS Senior Sprints, California Lightning Sprint Cars
November 22 - TBA
November 23 & 24 - 1-800LoanMart Street Stock Turkey Bowl $15,000.00 purse