Raceway Next on the Virginia SCSCS Summer Swing
North Carolina (August 3, 2023) – For the first time in Super
Cup Stock Car Series history, competitors will be on the track for a
second consecutive Saturday. This
time it’s what has been a perennial favorite to many over recent
years, the multi-use entertainment complex off exit 118 on I-95
known as Dominion Raceway.
racers who were not able to be in attendance the prior weekend
across the commonwealth at Pulaski County Motorsports Park will be
looking for a respectable or perhaps formidable outcome back in the
driver seat. Hickory,
North Carolina’s Ben Ebeling’s last appearance resulted in a
pair of victories at Franklin County Speedway to begin the 2023
season in early June. The
2021 series champion has five prior wins on the Dominion 4/10-mile
Jeff Thomas, who
lives in nearby Gloucester, Virginia, has been excited to get back
at it since last competing at Pennsylvania’s Jennerstown Speedway in
mid-June. The driver,
who recorded a best career sixth at Dominion in October 2021, is
prepared with a new driveshaft in place in hopes of bettering that
Pennsylvania’s Mike Senica returns to his Ashton Racing ride at a
track in which he qualified within the six-car redraw and finished
fifth last October. Ron
Langdon, now residing in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, is scheduled to
take over the No. 57 for the second of twin races as he attempts to
achieve his eighth top five result in his last nine Dominion starts
or potentially earn his first win there.
Maryland’s Rob Hindt and home-state driver as well as past
series champion JJ Pack intend to split driving duties in their
first appearances since the 2021 season.
In all, drivers
from six different states, also including neighboring West Viriginia
and as far off as Michigan, are expected to be in action at Dominion
gates will open at 5:00 p.m. and racing begins at 7:00 p.m.
Saturday’s festivities at the Thornburg, Virginia facility, the
series will be factoring in two ‘drop’ races from each eligible
driver’s points total. This
system was instituted beginning in 2019 to compensate for the
lengthier schedule in which a team’s worst two performances
(including races where a driver did not record points or in which
“show up” points were awarded) could be eliminated.
Despite the shorter number of events in 2023, it was decided
to remain in effect due to the numerous unexpected schedule
rearrangements that may have impacted or resulted in conflicting
summer plans away from the racetrack.
can be found on the Super Cup Stock Car Series official web site supercupstockcarseries.com
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