posted October 02, 2001 05:18 PM
O'REILLY AUTO PARTS ALL STAR SERIES "CORNHUSKER CLASSIC 100" TO CLOSE 2001
SEASON AT NEBRASKA RACEWAY PARK
October 2, 2001-Greenwood, NE-Nebraska Raceway Park will keep race fans on
the edge of their seats for two nights of racing action Friday and Saturday,
October 5th and 6th. NASCAR's O'Reilly Auto Parts All-Star Series visits
NRP for their second weekend of racing this season at the Greenwood track.
In addition to racing of the O'Reilly Auto Parts All-Star Series, NASCAR's
only touring dirt track series, fans will see the Walker Uniform Rental
Grand Nationals, O'Reilly Auto Parts Pro-Ams and Jasper Engines and
Transmissions Hobby Stocks. The racing is sure to be highly competitive in
all four divisions, particularly in the O'Reilly Auto Parts All-Star Series
with the season coming to an end on October 13.
Friday's action will include qualifying and heat races in all divisions
along with the re-scheduled NRP pace car giveaway by Plaza Pontiac and KT103
Radio. Saturday will consist of consolation and feature races for all four
divisions. The action will be capped off with a thrilling 100-lap O'Reilly
Auto Parts All Star Series Late Model A-feature. Front gates open at 5:30
p.m., with hot laps at 7:00 p.m. and racing at 7:30 on both nights.
In one of the series' closest points battles Kyle Berck and Joe Kosiski are
tied with 2124 points each. Third place Gary Webb is only 14 points behind
the leaders with two events remaining. Ray Guss Jr. and Ed Kosiski round
out the top five. The series' first appearance at Nebraska Raceway Park in
2001 came over Memorial Day weekend, with Berck taking home the win.
Advance tickets are still available at (402) 342-3453. Fans can buy a
special 2-day adult pass for just $20. Regular ticket prices for Friday
night: Adults $8; Kids 6-12 $2; 5 and under FREE. Regular ticket prices for
Saturday night: Adults $18; Kids 6-12 $3; Kids 5 and under FREE.
Directions to NRP: take I-80 to Exit #420 between Omaha and Lincoln. Go ½
mile North to the track entrance and you're ready to go racing! For track
and race information call (402) 944-2233 or visit neracewaypark.com.