USARacing Pro Cup Announces 2010 Schedule


CONCORD, N.C. — A companion race with NASCAR’s Nationwide Series at Iowa Speedway, a return to Bristol Motor Speedway and the addition of five tracks highlight the 2010 USARacing Pro Cup Series schedule that will visit nearly a dozen venues in eight states.

The season for the nation’s premier short-track series also was increased to 16 races next year with the Championship Series consisting of five events.

“The 2010 schedule represents our continued commitment to expanding the geographic footprint and the elevation of quality venues,” Larry Camp, the series managing partner, said. “We are tremendously encouraged by the support of the tracks on the schedule. They have exhibited their true partnership with the series. We believe the schedule will pay great dividends for all of our stakeholders.”

In 2010, the USARacing Pro Cup Series season begins March 27 at the half-mile Gresham Motorsports Park in Jefferson, Ga. It returns to the renovated track, formerly known as Peach State Speedway Oct. 23. Also hosting two events next season are Langley Speedway in Hampton, Va., May 29 and Aug. 14; and South Boston Speedway in South Boston, Va., June 12 and the season finale on Nov. 6.

The companion race with NASCAR’s Nationwide Series at Iowa Speedway is set for July 30, the day before the Nationwide race.
The USARacing Pro Cup Series, formerly Hooters Pro Cup, is owned by Interstate Investment Group and is based in Concord, N.C.

The schedule:
March 27, Gresham Motorsports Park, Jefferson, Ga.; TBA; April 17, New Smyrna Speedway, New Smyrna Beach, Fla.; May 15, Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, Tenn.; May 29, Langley Speedway, Hampton, Va.; June 12, South Boston Speedway, South Boston, Va.; June 26, Lake Erie Speedway, Erie, Pa.; July 10, Salem Speedway, Salem, Ind.; July 17, Motor Mile Speedway, Radford, Va.; July 30, Iowa Speedway, Newton, Iowa; Aug. 14, Langley Speedway; Aug. 28, Concord Speedway, Concord, N.C.; TBA; Oct. 9, Rockingham Speedway, Rockingham, N.C.; Oct. 23, Gresham Motorsports Park; Nov. 6, South Boston Speedway.