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jammin
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posted June 17, 2001 11:26 PM UIN: 16262997
FOUR UPCOMING EVENTS FOR OšREILLY AUTO PARTS ALL-STAR SERIES DRIVERS
Theyšll compete in Harlan, Davenport, Farley and West Liberty, Iowa

DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. (June 17, 2001) ­ The Grand American Late Model Dirt
drivers of the OšReilly Auto Parts All-Star Series, a NASCAR Touring
division, will be busy turning left the next couple of weeks. Theyšll
compete in one series race the last week of June and three the first week of
July sandwiched around Independence Day.
Herešs the lineup:
* Tuesday, June 26 ­ The Shelby 50, promoted by SHK Promotions, at the
three-eights-mile Shelby County Speedway in Harlan, Iowa. Registration and
inspection stations open at 3 p.m., and a mandatory driver and crew chief
meeting is at 6:45 with practice at 7. Qualifying races and a consolation
event get underway at 7:30, leading up to the Shelby 50.
* Tuesday, July 3 ­ The Davenport 40, promoted by Mach 1 Enterprises LLC, at
the half-mile Davenport (Iowa) Speedway. Registration and inspection
stations open at 3 p.m.. The mandatory driver and crew chief meeting is at 6
with practice at 6:15. Qualifying races and a consolation event to set the
field for the Davenport 50 get underway at 7.
* Friday, July 6 ­ The Iowa-Illinois Taylor Insulation 50, promoted by
Simmons Promotions Inc., at the half-mile Farley Speedway in Farley, Iowa.
Once again, registration and inspection stations open at 3 p.m. The
mandatory driver and crew chief meeting is at 6:15 with practice at 6:30.
Qualifying races and a consolation event for the Iowa-Illinois Taylor
Insulation 50 get underway at 7:30.
* Saturday, July 7 ­ The Iowa-Illinois Taylor Insulation 50, promoted by
Simmons Promotions Inc., at the half-mile West Liberty Raceway in West
Liberty, Iowa. Registration and inspection stations open at 3 p.m., a
mandatory driver and crew chief meeting is at 5:45 with practice at 6.
Qualifying races and a consolation event take the green flag at 6:30. The
Iowa-Illinois Taylor Insulation 50 concludes the race night.
Two other OšReilly Auto Parts All-Star Series races are set for July. The
series will return to Eagle Raceway near Eagle, Neb., on Friday night, July
13. The competitors of NASCARšs only dirt track touring series will race the
next night, Saturday, July 14, at Park Jefferson Speedway near Jefferson,
S.D.
The OšReilly Auto Parts All-Star Series is one of nine NASCAR Touring Series
that blanket the United States, bringing special events to many NASCAR
Weekly Racing Series tracks and some NASCAR superspeedways and road courses.
NASCAR Touring Series can provide a competitor with an entire career, or
they can provide valuable experience to competitors moving through the
NASCAR ranks. Corporate sponsors make significant contributions to NASCAR
Touring Series point funds. The sponsors include R.J. Reynolds,
Anheuser-Busch, Featherlite Trailers, Goodyšs Headache Powders, OšReilly
Auto Parts, Raybestos Brakes and RE/MAX International Inc.
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For Further Information, Contact:
Phil Roberts, NASCAR, (319) 284-6863 (roberts@qconline.com)


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