May 30, 2024

Bryan Hulbert – ELDON, Mo. (May 23, 2022) Looking at a three-night run this Memorial Day Weekend, the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network will head for Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo., on Friday, May 27, and, Saturday, May 28 before making the long-awaited return to Thunderbird Speedway in Muskogee, Okla. on Saturday, May 29.

The Spring Sprint and Midget Nationals at Lake Ozark Speedway on Friday and Saturday, the event features an all open-wheel lineup with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series taking on the ASCS Warrior Region presented by Impact Signs, Awnings, and Wraps, along with the Lucas Oil POWRi National Midget League, Lucas Oil POWRi Wingless Auto Racing Sprint League, and POWRi RaceSaver Sprint Cars.

A look back to Memorial Day Weekend one year ago, Australia’s Scott Bogucki and Oklahoma’s Ryan Timms split time atop the podium. Career victory six for Bogucki, the win by Timms was his first with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series and established him as the youngest winner in tour history at 14 years, 9 months, and 25 days. In all, there have been 17 events contested at the Missouri oval with a dozen winners.

Friday, May 27, and Saturday, May 28 at Lake Ozark Speedway opens at 2:00 P.M. for teams to pull in. Grandstands open at 5:00 P.M. with Hot Laps at 6:15 P.M. (CDT). Tickets per day are $20 for adults, $1 for Senior and Military, $10 for youth (6-12), and free for kids five and under. Pit Passes are $40. Lake Ozark Speedway is located at 50 Twiggy Lane in Eldon, Mo. Information on the track, including advance ticket sales, can be found at On-site camping is available. Call (417) 399-5756 for details.

Turning focus to Oklahoma, the last time the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series National Tour was at Thunderbird Speedway was June 9, 2000. Going the way of current ASCS National point’s leader, Wayne Johnson, the half-mile formerly known as Muskogee Motor Speedway saw a total of four events between 1998 and 2000, with Gary Wright taking the first three wins. Presented by Terry Mattox, the Sunday showdown will also include Factory Stocks ($500 to win, $50 to start), Pure Stocks ($300 to win, $35 to start), and USRA B-Mods ($500 to win, $60 to start).

Sunday, May 29 at Thunderbird Speedway opens at 4:00 P.M. in the Pits and 5:00 P.M. in the Grandstands. Hot Laps are at 6:30 P.M. and Racing at 7:30 P.M. (CDT). Tickets are $20 for adults and free for kids 12 and under. Thunderbird Speedway is located at the Muskogee Fairgrounds (1444 S Cherokee St). For information on the track, as well as directions, log onto or call Terry Mattox at (918) 417-0624.

Wayne Johnson leads the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network into the weekend by 36 points over defending series champion Blake Hahn. Third currently finds Seth Bergman, who picked up a win over the weekend at Lucas Oil Speedway. Jason Martin sits fourth with Dylan Westbrook in fifth. Ryan Timms, Garet Williamson, Tim Crawley, Landon Britt, and Brandon Anderson complete the top ten in tour standings.

The 2022 season will mark the 31st year of competition for the American Sprint Car Series. Spearheaded by the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network, the ASCS Nation includes Regional Tours that encompass both wing and non-wing competition.

For fans not able to attend, the series can be seen live on two platforms, with on featuring National Tour events in tandem. Both are subscription-based sites. is $20 per month, billed annually at $150 per year. All Access is $39.99 per month.

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Quick Notes:

Who: Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series
Where: Lake Ozark Speedway & Thunderbird Speedway
When: May 27-29, 2022

Times and Other Info: Lake Ozark Speedway (May 27-28)

Pits: 2:00 P.M.
Gates: 5:00 P.M.
Draw: 5:00 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.
Driver’s Meeting: 5:45 P.M.
Hot Laps/Qualifying: 6:30 P.M.
Racing: 7:00 P.M.
Muffler: Open
RACEceiver: 454.000

Prices: (Per Day)

Pit Pass: $40
Grandstand Admission: $20
Seniors/Military: $17
Youth (6-12): $10
Kids (5 & under): Free

Contact Info: Lake Ozark Speedway

Address: 50 Twiggy Ln. Eldon, MO 65026
Phone: (417) 399-5756

Times and Other Info: Thunderbird Speedway (May 29)

Pits: 4:00 P.M.
Gates: 5:00 P.M.
Draw: 5:00 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.
Driver’s Meeting: 5:45 P.M.
Hot Laps/Qualifying: 6:30 P.M.
Racing: 7:30 P.M.
Muffler: ASCS Schoenfeld
RACEceiver: 454.000


Pit Pass: $40
Grandstand Admission: $20
Kids (12 & under): Free

Contact Info: Thunderbird Speedway

Address: 1444 S Cherokee St, Muskogee, OK 74403
Phone: (918) 417-0624
Twitter: N/A

ASCS Online:

American Sprint Car Series:
Twitter: [@lucasoilascs]
Instagram: LucasOilASCS
Broadcast: on
Live-Scoring [Where Applicable]: MRP Live

2022 Race Winners: Wayne Johnson – 1 (3/18 – Devil’s Bowl Speedway); Seth Bergman – 1 (3/19 – Devil’s Bowl Speedway); Derek Hagar – 1 (3/25 – I-30 Speedway); Aaron Reutzel – 1 (3/26 – I-30 Speedway);

2022 Driver Points (Top 10): 1. Wayne Johnson 527; 2. Blake Hahn 491; 3. Seth Bergman 478; 4. Jason Martin 448; 5. Dylan Westbrook 444; 6. Ryan Timms 441; 7. Garet Williamson 436; 8. Tim Crawley 416; 9. Landon Britt 394; 10. Brandon Anderson 384;

ASCS National Tour Drivers:

1x – Tim Crawley (Benton, AR)**
2 – Chase Porter (St. Joseph, MO) (R)
2c – Wayne Johnson (Oklahoma City, OK)**
2d-Dylan Opdahl (Madison, SD) (R)
10 – Landon Britt (Atoka, TN) (R)
10p – Dylan Postier (Stillwater, OK) (R)
17b – Ryan Bickett (Romona, SD)
23 – Seth Bergman (Snohomish, WA)
24 – Garet Williamson (Columbia, MO)
36 – Jason Martin (Liberal, KS) (R)
45x – Kyler Johnson (Quinter, KS) (R)
47x – Dylan Westbrook (Scotland, ONT. Can)
52 – Blake Hahn (Sapulpa, OK)**
55b – Brandon Anderson (Glenpool, OK) (R)
95 – Matt Covington (Glenpool, OK)
187 – Landon Crawley (Benton, AR) (R)
(R) Signifies Brodix National Rookie
** Signifies past ASCS National Champion.


The American Sprint Car Series is brought to you by Lucas Oil Products ( and presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network ( Heat Races are presented by SCE Gaskets (, B-Features are sponsored by BMRS (

All Champions of the American Sprint Car Series, from National to Regional Tours, will receive a new Superior Steering Wheel (