CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Pro All Stars Series (PASS) officials released the 2013 schedule today for the newly enhanced PASS Pro Late Model division.
The PASS Pro Late Models will compete throughout the Southeast, with at least 10 events in conjunction with the PASS South Super Late Models.
After a successful 2012 season which saw the division start out competing under the Super Limited banner, the newly rebranded Pro Late Models will race in 2013 as a fully fledged PASS sanctioned division.
“I think we have put together a really great schedule of events for the first full season of the PASS Pro Late Model division,” said PASS President Tom Mayberry. “The PASS Pro Late Model division is really unique in the short track racing world and we feel like this is a great place for young talent to hone their skills. Having the majority of these PASS Pro Late Model events scheduled with the PASS South Super Late Models will provide a great weekend of racing for our fans.”
The PASS Pro Late Models will begin the 2013 season as part of the 8th Annual South Carolina Clash weekend at Dillon Motor Speedway on March 9. It will be the first of five PASS Pro Late Model events scheduled at Ron Barfield’s tricky four-tenths-mile oval. In addition to competing with the PASS South Super Late Models at Dillon in March and October, the PASS Pro Late Models will have three additional stand-alone events there on June 1, July 13, and Aug. 24.
PASS Pro Late Model drivers will also have the opportunity to compete at such marquee events as the Easter Bunny 150 at Hickory Motor Speedway in March, and the season ending Mason Dixon Meltdown at Southern National Raceway Park in November.
The PASS Pro Late Models will continue to employ a variety of chassis and engine combinations to allow racers an affordable way to compete in a touring division.
PASS Pro Late Models are open to both perimeter and straight rail chassis, with engine and weight rules aimed at making both types of chassis competitive. Also in an effort to keep costs down, racers will race on a restricted tire rule.
All of the factors help make the PASS Pro Late Models one of the most unique divisions in all of short track racing.
2013 PASS Pro Late Model Series Schedule
Date – Track – Location
March 9 – Dillon Motor Speedway – Dillon, S.C.
March 16 – Myrtle Beach Speedway – Myrtle Beach, S.C.
March 30 – Hickory Motor Speedway – Hickory, N.C.
April 13 – Southern National Motorsports Park – Kenly, N.C.
June 1 – Dillon Motor Speedway – Dillon, S.C.
June 22 – Southern National Motorsports Park – Kenly, N.C.
July 3 – Anderson Motor Speedway – Anderson, S.C.
July 13 – Dillon Motor Speedway – Dillon, S.C.
Aug. 3 – Southern National Motorsports Park – Kenly, N.C.
Aug. 24 – Dillon Motor Speedway – Dillon, S.C.
Sept. 21 – Hickory Motor Speedway – Hickory, N.C.
Oct. 5 – Dillon Motor Speedway – Dillon, S.C.
Nov. 23 – Southern National Motorsports Park – Kenly, N.C.