COMP Cams Short Track Nationals

Short Track Nationals Week has Arrived – Entries at 59 & Counting!

Lonnie Wheatley, LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (September 29, 2020) – The roads leading to Little Rock, Arkansas, from all directions contain more traffic this week as race teams and fans alike flock to the high-banked I-30 Speedway clay oval.

The track hosts the prestigious 33rd Annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals presented by Hoosier Tires this Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Thursday night serves as a Test ‘N Tune session before the best in the land battle it out over the next two nights for the coveted STN title and the $10,041 that goes along with it.

A $2,500-to-win preliminary event takes place on Friday before Saturday night’s $10,041-to-win 41-lap STN championship feature event.

Entries for the event are just $100 and include driver pit pass for Friday and Saturday for those that were submitted by September 27.  Entry forms are available at https://i-30speedway.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/2020-STN.pdf.  Driver pit passes are not included for those entering after that pre-entry date.

Currently at 59 and counting with more expected by the weekend, there are entries from 14 different states and two Canadian provinces with racers from Florida to Washington state and all variety of locales in between represented.

Among the current entries is two-time and defending STN champion Blake Hahn who vies to become the first in event history to make it three wins in a row.

Advanance tickets at a discount are available through Thursday with only day-of-event sales after that.


STN One Week Away – Pre-Entry Deadline this Sunday!

Lonnie Wheatley, LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (September 24, 2020) – The 33rd edition of the COMP Cams Short Track Nationals presented by Hoosier Tires at Little Rock’s I-30 Speedway is just one week away.

Next Thursday night serves as a Test ‘N Tune session atop the high-banked, ¼-mile clay oval before the best in the land battle it out over the next two nights for the coveted STN title and the $10,041 that goes along with it.

A $2,500-to-win preliminary event takes place on Friday before the Saturday night, October 3, $10,041-to-win 41-lap STN championship feature event.

Entries for the event are just $100 and include driver pit pass for Friday and Saturday if submitted by September 27.  Entry forms are available at https://i-30speedway.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/2020-STN.pdf

Last October, Sapulpa, Oklahoma’s Blake Hahn bested a field of 70 competitors to become just the fifth racer in event history to win in back-to-back years, joining the likes of Steve Kinser (1988-1989), Gary Wright (2003-2004), Tony Bruce, Jr. (2008-2009) and Sammy Swindell (2016-2017).

Hall of Famers Sammy Swindell and Gary Wright top the STN win charts with five and four triumphs respectively with other past event winners including the likes of NASCAR Xfinity Series title contender Christopher Bell, Paul McMahan, Brad Sweet, Tony Bruce, Jr., Jason Meyers, Jason Johnson, Tim Montgomery, Jason Sides, Mike Ward, Tim Crawley, Wayne Johnson, Pete Butler, Terry Gray, John Gerloff and Steve Kinser.

The Pertinent Info:
The What:  33rd Annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals presented by Hoosier Tires.

The Where:  I-30 Speedway (Little Rock, AR).  I-30 Speedway is located seven miles southwest of Little Rock off I-30 Exit 126 (Alexander Road).

The When:  October 1-3, 2020. (Test ‘N Tune on Thursday, October 1, followed by two full cards of racing action on October 2-3).

The Entry Info:  Entry forms available at https://i-30speedway.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/2020-STN.pdf. Entry is just $100 and includes driver pit pass for Friday and Saturday if submitted by September 27.  Entries submitted after September 27 does not include driver pit pass.

The Format:  Both nights will feature a full card of heat and qualifying races followed by feature events.  The top 40 in passing points each night will advance to four qualifying races with the balance to “C” Mains.  Combined points from heats and qualifiers will set lineups for twin “B” Mains and the “A” Main.

While there will be no lock-ins from Friday’s $2,500-to-win preliminary, the top two drivers in combined passing/finishing points from Friday and Saturday heats and qualifiers that doesn’t race into the Saturday feature will be awarded the 19th and 20th starting positions in the Saturday night STN championship finale.  The 21st starting position is reserved for the 2020 I-30 Speedway track champion if needed.

Friday night heat race winners will earn an extra $150 courtesy of H&C Diesel.  Saturday night heat races will each offer up $100 to win courtesy of Jenkins Fleet Services.

 

The top four in Saturday night heat and qualifying race passing/finishing points will compete in the Mike Pack Building Materials “Dash for Cash” that will set the lineup for the first two rows of the 41-lap STN championship finale.  The Dash will pay $500 for first, $250 for second, $150 for third and $100 for fourth.

 

The “Red Shirt Dash” in honor of Lanny Edwards for non-transfers will pay as follows: 1st – $400, 2nd – $300, 3rd – $250, 4th – $200, 5th – $150, 6th – $100.


Scelzi, Smith & More Among Early STN Entries!

Lonnie Wheatley, LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (September 16, 2020) – With the pre-entry deadline approaching for the upcoming 33rd Annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals presented by Hoosier Tires at Little Rock’s I-30 Speedway, a number of top contenders are among the earliest batch of entries.

The crown jewel event of 360-ci Sprint Car racing is set for October 1-3 atop the high-banked, ¼-mile clay oval.

Following a Thursday night Test ‘N Tune session, a $2,500-to-win preliminary event takes place on Friday before the Saturday night, October 3, $10,041-to-win 41-lap STN championship feature event.

Early entries already encompass the nation from Pennsylvania to California with Sunbury’s Mark Smith representing Pennsylvania’s and Fresno’s Dominic Scelzi throwing his hat into the STN waters for the first time.

Smith ranks as the winningest 360-ci Sprint Car driver in the nation with 17 triumphs including a score in this past weekend’s Ralph Henson Memorial at I-30 Speedway.

Scelzi has run a true “Outlaw” schedule in 2020, competing in all variety of events across the country with an All Star Circuit of Champions triumph in June at Louisiana’s Chatham Speedway among a pair of wins.

Perennial STN contenders Derek Hagar and Dale Howard are also among the early entries as is Howard Moore, who will wheel the Rains No. 3 Sprint Car.  Others among the early entries include Oregon native Roger Crockett and Memphis-area rep Ernie Ainsworth.

Entries for the event are just $100 and include driver pit pass for Friday and Saturday if submitted by September 27.  Entry forms are available at https://i-30speedway.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/2020-STN.pdf

Last October, Sapulpa, Oklahoma’s Blake Hahn bested a field of 70 competitors to become just the fifth racer in event history to win in back-to-back years, joining the likes of Steve Kinser (1988-1989), Gary Wright (2003-2004), Tony Bruce, Jr. (2008-2009) and Sammy Swindell (2016-2017).

Hall of Famers Sammy Swindell and Gary Wright top the STN win charts with five and four triumphs respectively with other past event winners including the likes of NASCAR Xfinity Series title contender Christopher Bell, Paul McMahan, Brad Sweet, Tony Bruce, Jr., Jason Meyers, Jason Johnson, Tim Montgomery, Jason Sides, Mike Ward, Tim Crawley, Wayne Johnson, Pete Butler, Terry Gray, John Gerloff and Steve Kinser.



Short Track Nationals Tickets Available!

Lonnie Wheatley, LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (September 15, 2020) – The premier 360-ci Sprint Car event in the nation is little more than two weeks away.

And tickets are now available for the 33rd Annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals presented by Hoosier Tires set for October 1-3 at Little Rock, Arkansas’ I-30 Speedway.

Be sure to get your tickets for the annual excursion to Arkansas for the prestigious $10,000-to-win Sprint Car event.

Following a Thursday night Test ‘N Tune session, a $2,500-to-win preliminary event takes place on Friday before the Saturday night, October 3, $10,041-to-win 41-lap STN championship feature event.

Advance tickets for the Friday and Saturday portion are just $40 if paying by cash or $42 using credit/debit card.  Only two-day tickets will be sold in advance and at a discount.  All children under 12 are admitted free courtesy of Hog Wild Janitorial Services LLC on Friday night and Howard Moore Racing on Saturday night.

Day of show tickets are $20 on Friday night ($22 with debit/credit card) and $28 on Saturday ($30 with credit/debit card).

All tickets are general admission only.  Pit passes will not be sold in advance.

To order tickets or for more information, check online at www.i-30speedway or call the track at 501-455-4567.

Pit passes are $35 on both Friday and Saturday.  Driver pit pass for Friday and Saturday is included in the $100 entry fee if submitted by the deadline.

Entries for the event are already rolling in to the track office.  Entries for the event are just $100 and include driver pit pass for Friday and Saturday if submitted by September 27.  Entry forms are available at https://i-30speedway.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/2020-STN.pdf

Last October, Sapulpa, Oklahoma’s Blake Hahn bested a field of 70 competitors to become just the fifth racer in event history to win in back-to-back years, joining the likes of Steve Kinser (1988-1989), Gary Wright (2003-2004), Tony Bruce, Jr. (2008-2009) and Sammy Swindell (2016-2017).

Hall of Famers Sammy Swindell and Gary Wright top the STN win charts with five and four triumphs respectively with other past event winners including the likes of NASCAR Xfinity Series title contender Christopher Bell, Paul McMahan, Brad Sweet, Tony Bruce, Jr., Jason Meyers, Jason Johnson, Tim Montgomery, Jason Sides, Mike Ward, Tim Crawley, Wayne Johnson, Pete Butler, Terry Gray, John Gerloff and Steve Kinser.



I-30 Speedway’s Short Track Nationals Rapidly Approaching – Entry Forms Available!

Lonnie Wheatley, LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (August 26, 2020) – Little more than five weeks away, the long-standing tradition of Sprint Car racing masses converging upon Little Rock, Arkansas, in October continues on with I-30 Speedway’s 33rd rendition of the COMP Cams Short Track Nationals presented by Hoosier Tires.

A crown jewel of 360-ci Sprint Car racing, the prestigious event takes place on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October 1-3.

Following a Thursday night Test ‘N Tune session, a $2,500-to-win preliminary event takes place on Friday before the Saturday night, October 3, $10,041-to-win 41-lap STN championship feature event.

Entries for the event are just $100 and include driver pit pass for Friday and Saturday if submitted by September 27.  Entry forms are available at https://i-30speedway.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/2020-STN.pdf

Last October, Sapulpa, Oklahoma’s Blake Hahn bested a field of 70 competitors to become just the fifth racer in event history to win in back-to-back years, joining the likes of Steve Kinser (1988-1989), Gary Wright (2003-2004), Tony Bruce, Jr. (2008-2009) and Sammy Swindell (2016-2017).

In just five weeks, Hahn will vie to become the first driver in STN history to make it three wins in a row.  A stacked field of top contenders from throughout will be on hand for the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour event in an effort to prevent that third win in a row.

Hall of Famers Sammy Swindell and Gary Wright top the STN win charts with five and four triumphs respectively with other past event winners including the likes of NASCAR Xfinity Series title contender Christopher Bell, Paul McMahan, Brad Sweet, Tony Bruce, Jr., Jason Meyers, Jason Johnson, Tim Montgomery, Jason Sides, Mike Ward, Tim Crawley, Wayne Johnson, Pete Butler, Terry Gray, John Gerloff and Steve Kinser.

The Pertinent Info:
The What:  33rd Annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals presented by Hoosier Tires.

The Where:  I-30 Speedway (Little Rock, AR).  I-30 Speedway is located seven miles southwest of Little Rock off I-30 Exit 126 (Alexander Road).

The When:  October 1-3, 2020. (Test ‘N Tune on Thursday, October 1, followed by two full cards of racing action on October 2-3).

 The Entry Info:  Entry forms available at https://i-30speedway.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/2020-STN.pdf. Entry is just $100 and includes driver pit pass for Friday and Saturday if submitted by September 27.  Entries submitted after September 27 does not include driver pit pass.

The Format:  Both nights will feature a full card of heat and qualifying races followed by feature events.  The top 40 in passing points each night will advance to four qualifying races with the balance to “C” Mains.  Combined points from heats and qualifiers will set lineups for twin “B” Mains and the “A” Main.

While there will be no lock-ins from Friday’s $2,500-to-win preliminary, the top two drivers in combined passing/finishing points from Friday and Saturday heats and qualifiers that doesn’t race into the Saturday feature will be awarded the 19th and 20th starting positions in the Saturday night STN championship finale.  The 21st starting position is reserved for the 2020 I-30 Speedway track champion if needed.

Saturday night heat races will each offer up $100 to win courtesy of Jenkins Fleet Services.

The top four in Saturday night heat and qualifying race passing/finishing points will compete in the Mike Pack Building Materials “Dash for Cash” that will set the lineup for the first two rows of the 41-lap STN championship finale.  The Dash will pay $500 for first, $250 for second, $150 for third and $100 for fourth.

The “Red Shirt Dash” in honor of Lanny Edwards for non-transfers will pay as follows: 1st – $400, 2nd – $300, 3rd – $250, 4th – $200, 5th – $150, 6th – $100.

COMP Cams Short Track Nationals presented by Hoosier Tires Champions
2019-Blake Hahn

2018-Blake Hahn
2017-Sammy Swindell
2016-Sammy Swindell
2015-Rained Out
2014-Christopher Bell
2013-Sammy Swindell
2012-Paul McMahan
2011-Sammy Swindell
2010-Brad Sweet
2009-Tony Bruce, Jr.
2008-Tony Bruce, Jr.
2007-Jason Meyers
2006-Jason Johnson
2005-Tim Montgomery
2004-Gary Wright
2003-Gary Wright
2002-Paul McMahan
2001-Jason Sides
2000-Mike Ward
1999-Gary Wright
1998-Tim Crawley
1997-Wayne Johnson
1996-Pete Butler
1995-Gary Wright
1994-Terry Gray
1993-John Gerloff
1992-Rained Out
1991-Steve Kinser
1990-Sammy Swindell
1989-Steve Kinser
1988-Steve Kinser

2020 Pre-Entries
(Updated September 29, 2020)

#0      Michael Vaculik (Hot Springs Village, AR)
#m1   Mark Smith (Camp Hill, PA)
#1x    Tim Crawley (Benton, AR)
#2      Brad Bowden (Hernando, MS)
#J2    John Carney II (El Paso, TX)
#3b    Chris Banja (Beebe, AR )
#3      Ayrton Gennetten (Versailles, IA)
#3      Howard Moore (Memphis, TN)
#4      Danny Smith (Chilicothe, OH)
#5      Richard Reynolds (Doyline, LA)
#6     Dustin Gates  (Haughton, LA)
#D6  Cody Gardner (Benton, AR)
#07t   Brandon Taylor (Cumming, GA)
#8     Devon Borden (Raymond, WA)
#9$   Kyle Clark (Sapulpa, OK)
#9jr   Derek Hagar (Marion, AR)
#10b Landon Britt (Memphis, TN)
#10c Jeremy Campbell (Goddard, KS)
#10h Dustin Homan (Marquand, MO)
#10k Dewayne White (Byhalia, MS)
#10k2 Jamie Manley (Memphis, TN)
#11   Roger Crockett (Broken Arrow, OK)
#12t  Joe Young (Benton, AR)
#13   Chase Howard (Nesbit, MS)
#13m Chance McCrary (Farmersville, TX)
#14   Kyle Bellm (Nixa, MO)
#15   Sam Hafertepe Jr. (Sunnyvale, TX)
#15j   Jeremy Middleton (North Little Rock, AR)
#17b  Ryan Bickett (Ramona, SD)
#17    Harli White (Lindsey, OK)
#19    Kolby Thornhill (Enumclaw, WA)
#20g  Jake Greider (Derby, KS)
#21  Koty Adams (Haughton, LA)
#21  Brandon Hinkle (Little Rock, AR)
#21k Kevin Hinkle (Little Rock, AR)
#21p Robbie Price (Cobble Hill, BC)
#22  Connor Leoffler (Myrtle Beach, SC)
#23  Seth Bergman (Owasso, OK)
#23j Junior Jenkins (Greenville, TX)
#24d Danny Sams III (North Port, FL)
#24g Garet Williamson (Kingdom City, MO)
#24w  Jeffery West, JR  (Atoka, TN)
#26   Marshall Skinner (Marion, AR)
#27j  Joseph Poe (Scott, AR)
#29   Pete Butler (Mabelvale, AR)
#30  Joseph Miller (Cove, AR)
#38   Rick Pringle (Benton, AR)
#41$   Dominic Scelzi (Fresno, CA)
#44  Ronny Howard (Nesbit, MS)
#47   Dale Howard (Byhalia, MS)
#47x  Dylan Westbrook (Scotland, ON)
#48   Cody Stacy (Goliad, TX)
#52  Blake Hahn (Sapulpa, OK)
#55b Brandon Anderson (Glenpool, OK)
#61  Cody Howard (Byhalia, MS)
#67   Hayden Martin (Olive Branch, MS)
#77   Alex Hill (Six Nations, ON)
#88   Kyle Offill (Tracy, CA)
#91a   Ernie Ainsworth (Memphis, TN)
#92   Cody Hays (Wynne, AR)
#94  Jeff Swindell (Bartlett, TN)
#95  ASA Swindell (Bartlett, TN)
#95  Matt Covington (Glenpool, OK)

If you can’t join us in person for the 33rd Annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals on October 2-3 tune into www.FloRacing.com to watch all of the action live.

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All kids (ages 12-and-under) are FREE on Friday night compliments of Hog Wild Janitorial and FREE on Saturday night compliments of Howard Moore Racing.

All tickets are general admission only. Pit passes are not sold in advance.

To order tickets or for more information call the track at 501-455-4567.

Pit passes are $35 on both Friday and Saturday.