ASA STARS National Tour
Snowball Derby Winner Enters ASA STARS Inaugural Event
Feb 22, 2023
NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series regulars Ty Majeski, Grant Enfinger and Carson Hocevar are among the early entries for the inaugural ASA STARS National Tour event at Five Flags Speedway. The Sunshine State 200 is scheduled for Saturday, March 11.
Tickets for the Sunshine State 200 are available online by visiting https://bit.ly/ASA5FlagsTixs.
Majeski, a five-time ASA Midwest Tour Champion and current driver of the #98 ThorSport Ford with the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, is the all-time race winner on the ASA Midwest Tour with 30 feature victories and was also the 2020 Snowball Derby winner. Majeski finished 6th at the Truck Series opener in Daytona on Feb. 17.
Majeski will be joined by fellow NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series regulars, Midwesterner Carson Hocevar, and Deep South favorite Grant Enfinger. Hocevar won the 2020 Red Bud 400 at Anderson Speedway and was also the 2020 Winchester 400 winner.
Enfinger, who finished one spot ahead of Majeski at Daytona in the Truck Series opener (5th), was the truck series regular season champion in 2019, and the 2015 ARCA Menards Series national champion. The Fairhope, Alabama native has 7 Camping World Truck Series victories, 16 career ARCA Menards Series wins and a former pole-sitter for the Snowball Derby.
The full entry list for the Sunshine State 200 for the ASA STARS National Tour on Saturday, March 11 at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, FL is expected to be announced early next week.
On-track activities for the Sunshine State 200 will kick off on Friday, March 10 with practice for the ASA STARS National Tour, plus local pure stock and sportsman division racing.
On Saturday, March 11, grandstand gates and ticket sales will open at 12 noon, while Sunshine State 200 pole qualifying is set for 4:00 PM CT. An on-track autograph session will take place with the starting field at 6:00 PM, and the Sunshine State 200 is scheduled for 7:30 PM.
The Sunshine State 200 also serves as the season-opening race for the Blizzard Series at Five Flags Speedway and the second points race for the ASA Southern Super Series. NASCAR star William Byron won the first ASA Southern Super Series event on February 14, at New Smyrna Speedway.
The pavement Super Late Model race will pay $20,000 to the winner of the event and $1,500 to start the 200-lap race.
The stop in the panhandle of Florida will open a 10-race, six-state tour for the ASA STARS National Tour in 2023. At season’s end, the champion will receive a minimum of $25,000 within the slated $100,000 point fund.
Fans wishing to purchase tickets for the Sunshine State 200 can do so online by visiting https://bit.ly/ASA5FlagsTixs.
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For the full ASA STARS National Tour schedule, plus Super Late Model rules and other information, please visit the series website at www.asastarsnationaltour.com, and be sure to follow the series on social media (Facebook: STARS National Series | Twitter: @racewithstars | IG: @starsnational).
ASA STARS National Tour
The ASA STARS National Tour will debut in 2023 for Super Late Model racing in America. Announced in October, many of the best drivers in America are expected to compete in the 10-race national tour with a minimum $100,000 point fund. The championship team will be guaranteed $25,000.
The national series is made up of three races from each of the regional pavement Super Late Model Series under the Track Enterprises banner; the ASA CRA Super Series, the ASA Midwest Tour and the ASA Southern Super Series.
A Winner’s Circle program will also be part of the ASA National Tour for licensed drivers/teams with perfect attendance. The program details will be announced at a later date, but it will be in the same vein as ASA utilized in its heyday.
Track Enterprises, a Racing Promotions Company based in Illinois, will operate the ASA STARS National Tour. It announced the acquisition of the CRA sanctioning body in January and followed that up with the purchase of the Midwest Tour in July. In October, Track Enterprises President, Bob Sargent announced a partnership with the Southern Super Series which set the table for the formation of the ASA STARS National Tour.
-ASA STARS National Tour Press Release
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