Cup Competitors More Than Ready for Two Races This Weekend
North Carolina (July 13, 2015) – It has been an immensely
tough battle with Mother Nature
when it comes to the 2015 Super Cup Stock Car Series.
Nevertheless, up to 20 drivers and teams look to put the
precipitation in the past and have their sights set ahead for two
nights of grassroots short track racing.
The first stop will
be on Friday when the series makes its return to the ½-mile
Motordrome Speedway in Smithton, Pennsylvania.
During the last visit, which concluded the 2013 season, Brent
Nelson held off several challenges late in the race to conquer the
first victory of his career. Ever
since, the Petersburg, West Viriginia driver has emerged as a
championship contender and is poised for a repeat result at the end
of the evening.
that same night that fall evening, Todd Peck was crowned the series
champion. The Glenville,
Pennsyvlania racer makes his
return after some starts in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.
Kevin Kromer and
JJ Pack join Peck and Nelson as
former winners at the facility, but one thing will be different in
The cars will be
going 75 circuits around the rough surface, compared to the 50 lap
distance during the previous races at Motordrome.
This will make tire management key and could allow for some
competitors, such as Dan Bainey in his first start at the track, to
be challengers for the win.
Bainey won the only
race held so far in 2015 at CNB Bank Raceway Park in May.
The Clearfield, Pennsylvania track is where the teams will
pack up and go to the next day, for a make-up of the postponed June
Father and son
Harvey and Brian Harrison both garnered top five finishes and made
bids for the lead last time out.
They have intentions of bringing trophies back to Renick,
West Viriginia at the conclusion of the weekend.
aforementioned drivers will be a host of additional competitors
looking to battle with the series front runners and improve on their
On Friday, the
first on-track activity will be an hour long practice session at 3
p.m. Qualifying will be
at 7:45 p.m., and the 75 lap Motordrome feature and fireworks will
serve as the nightcap. Additionally,
an on track autograph session is on the schedule.
grandstand and hillside seating will open at 4 p.m. Saturday at CNB
Bank Raceway Park with qualifying scheduled for 5 p.m. and the
Window World 75 presented by CoolShirt set to go off at 6 p.m.
Full schedule and
driver information is available at www.supercupstockcarseries.com
while race day updates will be viewable at www.facebook.com/SCSCSRacing
and on Twitter @SCSCSRacing.