‘The Rock’ and a Hard Place - 2016 SCSCS Schedule Set
Joy, Pennsylvania (April 3, 2016) – After a rather active few months away from the race track, the
Super Cup Stock Car Series has secured the dates and locations for
its ninth full season of racing.
The 2016 schedule will consist of eight points races at five
tracks in three states, kicking off at some tricky venues featuring
tight racing and concluding with a special event at a historic
Speedway hosts the season opener on Saturday, May 14 as part of
Frontier Tool and Equipment Rental night.
This will mark the fifth straight year the series has visited
the 3/10-mile facility, but the first to take place in the spring. If
recent races have been any indication coupled with the event’s
move from its traditional mid-summer date, the eastern Ohio track
will present a match for the ultimate survival to the checkered
with Midvale, SCSCS drivers and teams will be showcased in front of
a national audience on several occasions.
Production of races as part of a renewed partnership with
Sopwith Motorsports will air at a later date on MAVTV and
LucasOilRacing.tv for the first time.
2016 will see some new beginnings there will also be an ultimate
ending. Race number two
taking place on Saturday, June 18 will be the site of the final
series race at Columbus Motor Speedway.
The 1/3-mile Ohio oval that has supported the series since
2009 announced it will close at the completion of the year, and
SCSCS will be part of a final send off to the Nuckles family that is
being billed as “The Final Lap”.
summertime swing then heads to Jennerstown Speedway in Pennsylvania
for dates on Saturday, July 9 and Saturday, August 27.
Both of these events will feature twin 50 lap races, each for
points toward the championship, with one race taking place in the
daylight and the other closing the night.
It will certainly be a test for the competition that received
rave reviews and the largest turnout in series history to end the
between visits to Pennsylvania, teams will travel south and make a
long awaited return to Lonesome Pine Raceway on Saturday, August 6.
Five SCSCS races were held at the southwest Virginia 3/8-mile
between 2008 and 2010, each of those years with an event on the same
particular summer weekend. It
will mark the first trip for the series to the Commonwealth since
scheduled to conclude the 2016 regular season will be a show at
Motordrome Speedway in Smithton, Pennsylvania on Saturday, September
17. At this time, series
officials are awaiting further information on whether there will be
a new promoter in place for the ˝-mile track before immediately
considering changing the location of the championship deciding
there have been multiple requests from additional facilities
interested in hosting a September race if necessary.
with the first eight years of SCSCS competition, dates and times are
subject to change without notice.
championship may be decided at that point, but the season is still
not finished. On
Saturday, October 15, along with the 2016 awards banquet, a special
event will take place at North Carolina’s historic Rockingham
Speedway. An American
Racer tire test took place at the one-mile oval on Tuesday, March 22
at the largest track the series will visit to date with favorable
results. More details
will be finalized and announced regarding this exciting occasion
throughout the year.
updates and information leading up to the start of the season are
available at www.supercupstockcarseries.com
as well as the official Facebook page (www.facebook.com/SCSCSRacing)
and on Twitter @SCSCSRacing.
looking for information about taking part on a sponsorship or
marketing level, including events scheduled to air on MAVTV and LucasOilRacing.tv
can contact Marketing Director Bruce Baker at firstname.lastname@example.org.