ASA Late Model Series to Get a Piece of “The Rock”
July 4th Event is Scheduled at Rockingham Speedway
ASA LM Series PR Report
What started out as a dream and then wishful thinking has now become reality. The ASA Late Model Series is proud to announce that they have scheduled an event at historic Rockingham Speedway. The ASA Late Model Series will headline the “Cherry Bomb 200” on July 4th; also on the card will be the Frank Kimmel Street Stocks.
“I can't put into words how excited I am” exclaimed Ron Varney, ASA Late Model Series President. “To land an event at such a historic place is truly and honor and a privilege few series get to experience”, Varney continued. “Growing up watching all the Cup drivers at “The Rock” guys like Earnhardt, Petty, Pearson, Waltrip, etc… race here and then to be able to offer this opportunity to our racers and fans to totally awesome” stated Varney.
“We are excited about having the ASA Late Models Series come to Rockingham Speedway, when you look at there Challenge schedule and you see tracks like Milwaukee, Gateway, Nashville Super Speedway, Memphis and Iowa Speedway adding “The Rock” was a perfect fit” commented Robert Ingraham, Director of Operation for Rockingham Speedway. “When we had ASA here to test we didn't know what to expect, but having a short track legend like Butch Miller there in a car and to basically give his blessing that these cars are safe and will put on a good show was crucial to helping us make our decision. Everyone here is really excited about this event and we hope to make it an annual event her at “The Rock” stated Ingraham.
The ASA Late Model Series and Rockingham Speedway are working on the final event details and also on scheduling and open test for all teams. Details will be released as they become available; you can stay up to date on all the happening of ASA LMS by going to their website www.asalatemodels.com or events at Rockingham at www.rockinghamracewaypark.com.
The ASA Late Model Series is its own entity and not endorsed, sponsored or affiliated in any way with ASA Racing, American Speed Association or the ASA Member Track Program. The ASA Late Model Series is owned and operated by Ron and Sandy Varney
Butch Miller tested at Rockingham to help and determine how the ASA Late Models would adapt to the track.