Southern All Stars Update Schedule


HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series has announced the addition of two more dates to the 2013 schedule.

The series has added a Saturday/Sunday double-header weekend at East Alabama Motor Speedway in Phenix City, Ala., as part of the 35th Annual Alabama State Championship weekend on Sept. 28-29 and will include a pair of $4,000 to win races. This brings the schedule to 27 races across the Southeast, the busiest schedule since the 2007 racing season.

After a successful visit by to EAMS on March 16, the first time since 1984, the track and series have come to an agreement to sanction the Alabama State Championship for the first time in the 35 year history of event.

“We are beyond pleased to be sanctioning such a Marquee event at EAMS,” stated Race Director Chris Tilley. “The Alabama State Championship is a recognized event throughout the Southeast and we are privileged to be the first-ever series that’s part of it.”

More details of the Alabama State Championship will be released as the event draws nearer.

The series has also made an adjustment on the dates at Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, Tenn. The series has two planned visits. The first is on June 1 and will be known as the Scott Sexton Memorial that runs for 52 laps paying $5,200 to win in honor of the East-Tennessee great that died in January of a genetic blood disorder.

The event that was scheduled for April 20 has been moved to Aug. 3 to accommodate Ray Cook’s Spring Nationals Series event at Cleveland Speedway. The Aug. 3 event will pay $5,000 to win and run 50 laps for the Red Ledford Memorial.