Schedule Shakeup Paves Way for Exciting Opportunities in 2023 for
North Carolina (March 8, 2023) – The slate of races for 2023
may look rearranged from past Super Cup Stock Car Series years, but
will provide for numerous exciting occasions.
The schedule includes seven events at as many venues spanning
The season begins
in the commonwealth that will contribute the majority of dates.
Motor Mile Speedway in
Radford, Virginia will host the opener for the first time in series
history as the three events held
at the 0.416-mile oval and multi-use facility previously have
resulted in some thrilling competition.
The later start to the campaign on Saturday, May 20th will
afford teams more time to get their machines prepared for the dates
A venture about an
hour east, south of the Roanoke area, will see the series returning
to an old favorite two weeks later on Saturday, June 3rd.
Callaway, Virginia’s Franklin County Speedway has not been
on the SCSCS schedule since 2011.
Led by the efforts of Langley Austin’s Moonshine Capital
Promotions, the high-banked 3/8-mile has seen resurgence in
popularity in recent years and the series looks forward to being a
part of their weekend’s Calvin Brooks Memorial event.
six-week stretch concludes with the third event of 2023, a new date
for Jennerstown Speedway. The
picturesque complex in the Laurel Highlands region of Pennsylvania
will wave their 32nd and 33rd SCSCS green flags on Saturday, June 17th
in addition to six divisions of local racing.
After a short break
to kickoff summer and the Independence Day holiday, Virginia’s
Shenandoah Speedway is next on Saturday, July 15th.
Jeff Vaughan’s scenic facility features progressive banking
in the 3/8-mile oval corners, allowing for two and three wide
racing. Past event
promoter at the track, Jeffrey Thielscher will be lending continued
support, including trophies to be delivered.
Two weeks later,
the entertainment complex that has hosted the most SCSCS events over
the last five years will offer a different challenge from the past.
Dominion Raceway’s 3/8-mile oval track dates have
traditionally been in the height of spring and emergence of autumn.
In 2023, the races will be in the heat of the summer on
Saturday, July 29th, an occurrence that has only happened once
before in 2018.
returning Virginia racetrack takes place on the schedule in
Pine Motorsports Park was acquired over the offseason by Mark Ebert,
Jeff Roark, and Motor Mile staff to operate once again in 2023.
The SCSCS has competed at the Coeburn speedplant on-and-off
over its history, most recently during the same month in 2017.
date is being left open for a potential addition or rescheduled
rainout, if needed.
Last on the
schedule will be a new track for everyone in the SCSCS pits.
The “Little Rock” configuration that
was created years back to replicate Martinsville Speedway is located
outside the back straightaway of the historic Rockingham Speedway.
Series officials were on hand at the recent open house held
on the grounds on March 4th to meet Vice President of the
revitalized venue, Justin Jones, as well as representatives with the
Stock Car Classics organization, who have expressed interest in
partnering with future events. Grandstands
and lights are currently in process of being installed for the races
as part of the 2023 finale on Saturday, October 14th, which will be
in support of the SMART Modified Tour.
The twin main event
format remains intact for the 2023 racing season, in which teams
will often be facing the task that comes with competing once in
daylight and once following sunset, all the while managing one set
of American Racer tires throughout qualifying and both features.
information as race dates get closer will be shared on the Super Cup
Stock Car Series official web site supercupstockcarseries.com,
Facebook (search Super Cup Stock Car Series), Twitter (@SCSCSRacing),
and Instagram (SCSCS_Racing).