Cancels Month of July Races
North Carolina (June 26, 2020) – Taking risks is something
that racers do each time they strap into a racecar, in which there
are safety devices in place to minimize these dangers.
Taking risks without proper equipment in everyday life when
there are very few solutions available to mitigate that risk can be
entertainment venues and organizations have almost no choice but to
make their own immediate considerations in order to keep their doors
open, the Super Cup Stock Car Series has elected to utilize their
flexibility to take a more gradual path.
As a result, the difficult but sensible conclusion to cancel
participation from July events at Pennsylvania’s Jennerstown
Speedway and Indiana’s Salem Speedway amid the ongoing pandemic
has been made.
decided not to travel at this time because of the spread of the
virus and potential to bring it back to our area of the country and
expose it to my wife, who is a chronic asthmatic,” Joe Schmaling,
SCSCS Director of Competition, shared.
“It’s better to be safe than sorry.”
With a growing yet
tight-knit group of competitors assembling from all over the country
and partaking in what they purely enjoy, even a handful of
noticeable individuals being absent would not feel the same.
The health of not only the officials and drivers, but their
key crew and family members of various ages and conditions come
attempts at coordinating and implementing revised guidelines and
procedures have been researched in an increasing manner for the show
to possibly go on, the amount of commitment was currently not ready
to fulfill all the tasks that are necessary to be present on race
day. The series
encourages everyone to support the events that remain scheduled in
which their partner tracks run, whether one chooses to attend in
person or watch on the couch via live streaming options that are
SCSCS will be using this time to make an informed decision on when
and how to resume. A
month-by-month approach will be taken with the 2020 season opener
intended at this moment for Midvale Speedway in Ohio on Saturday,
August 8, the scheduled 10th consecutive year in which the series
has visited the 3/10-mile oval.
Following that, fans right now can still plan on seeing their
favorite drivers at Jennerstown in conjunction with the NASCAR
Modified Tour on Saturday, August 22.
the meantime, racers should begin pondering about their attendance
at Midvale in anticipation that as of today the objective is to go
racing. A competitor
event registration form
will be updated shortly following the Independence Day holiday
where, as long as all systems remain a go, each team is expected to
fully complete and must indicate tire needs and submit payment by
two weeks prior to race day so that proper orders and arrangements
can be handled in advance. Anyone
with interest should relay questions or concerns to Schmaling by
calling (828) 768-3589.
will be forthcoming on the Super Cup Stock Car Series official web
Facebook (search Super Cup Stock Car Series), Twitter (@SCSCSRacing),
and Instagram (SCSCS_Racing).