Pavement Sprints Open at Pensacola & Mobile this Weekend

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The opening races in the 2015 King of the Wing and Auto Value Bumper to Bumper Sprint Car Series unfold this weekend in the southeast and both races also count toward this year’s regional Southern Sprint championship.Races are scheduled Friday at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Fla. andSaturday at Mobile International Speedway in Irvington, Ala.JoJo Helberg and Jason Blonde earned championships in 2014; Helberg took the King of the Wing title and Blonde the Auto Value Bumper to Bumper championship.

Friday’s race will be the first on pavement for USAC Sprint cars in the Sunshine State since Dave Steele’s victory at Orlando Speed World in 2005. Florida hosted the inaugural USAC Sprint races in February, 1956 with Bob Sweikert winning the opener at Southland Speedway in West Palm Beach.

It’s been 40 years since Tom Bigelow won USAC’s last Sprint race in Alabama, a race held at Birmingham International Raceway.

A star-studded field of drivers is expected to compete in the 2015 openers, including USAC Silver Crown Champion Kody Swanson, former USCA Champion Dave Steele, Aaron Pierce, Bobby Santos, Jacob Wilson, Troy Decaire, Dave Baumgartner, Davey Hamilton Jr., lady driver Sierra Jackson and the aforementioned Blonde.

This weekend’s races kick off a 29-race calendar of pavement sprint races for USAC this season, with a total of six championships to be determined.

UPCOMING EVENT INFO

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 10
SATURDAY, APRIL 11
TRACK:

Five Flags Speedway
Pensacola, Florida
1/2 Mile, Semi-Banked Asphalt OvalSTARTING TIMES:
2:00 pm Pits Open
4:00 pm Gates Open
4:00 pm KOTW Practice
7:00 pm KOTW Sprint Car Qualifying
7:55 pm Pre Race Ceremonies
8:00 pm KOTW Racing Begins

 

TICKET PRICES:

Adults: $20
Seniors/Military/Students: $15
Kids Age 6-11: $5
Kids 5 And Under: FreeTRACK ADDRESS:
7451 Pine Forest Rd, Pensacola, FL 32526TRACK PHONE:
(850) 944-8400

TRACK WEBSITE:www.5flagsspeedway.com

TRACK:

Mobile International Speedway
Irvington, Alabama
1/2 Mile, High-Banked Asphalt Oval


STARTING TIMES:

10:00 am Sprint Car Garage Opens

2:00 pm Pits Open

3:00 pm KOTW Practice

6:00 pm KOTW Sprint Car Qualifying

6:55 pm Pre Race Ceremonies

7:00 pm KOTW Racing Begins

 

TICKET PRICES:

Adults: $20
Seniors/Military/Students: $15
Kids Age 6-11: $5
Kids 5 And Under: Free

TRACK ADDRESS: 7800 Park Blvd, Irvington, AL 36544

TRACK PHONE:
(251) 957-2063

TRACK WEBSITE:

www.mobilespeedway.net

 

2015 KING OF THE WING
NATIONAL SPRINT CAR SHOOT OUT
SCHEDULE & RESULTS
DATE LOCATION TRACK WINNER
April 10
$@ Pensacola, FL Five Flags Speedway
April 11
$@ Irvington, AL Mobile International Speedway
June 26 @ Toledo, OH Toledo Speedway
June 27 @ Winchester, IN Winchester Speedway
June 28 @ Anderson, IN Anderson Speedway
July 30 @ Meridian, ID Meridian Speedway
Aug. 1 @ Monroe, WA Evergreen Speedway
Aug. 2 @ Monroe, WA Evergreen Speedway
Nov. 20 @! Madera, CA Madera Speedway
Nov. 21 @! Irwindale, CA Irwindale Speedway
Nov. 22 @! Bakersfield, CA Kern County Raceway Park

$=King of the Wing Southern Sprint Car Series Event 

@=Auto Value Super Sprints Event  

!=King of the Wing Western Sprint Car Series Event

2015 KING OF THE WING
SOUTHERN SPRINT CAR SERIES
SCHEDULE & RESULTS
DATE LOCATION TRACK WINNER
April 10
@# Pensacola, FL Five Flags Speedway
April 11
@# Irvington, AL Mobile International Speedway

@=Auto Value Super Sprints Event 

#=King of the Wing National Sprint Car Shoot Out Points Paying Event

2015 KING OF THE WING
WESTERN SPRINT CAR SERIES
SCHEDULE & RESULTS
DATE LOCATION TRACK WINNER
May 2
Madera, CA Madera Speedway
June 6
Madera, CA Madera Speedway
July 11 Madera, CA Madera Speedway
Aug. 8 Stockton, CA Stockton 99 Speedway
Sept. 19 Madera, CA Madera Speedway
Oct. 16 Tucson, AZ Tucson Speedway
Oct. 17 Lake Havasu City, AZ Havasu 95 Speedway
Nov. 14 Stockton, CA Stockton 99 Speedway
Nov. 20 @# Madera, CA Madera Speedway
Nov. 21 @# Irwindale, CA Irwindale Speedway
Nov. 22 @# Bakersfield, CA Kern County Raceway Park

@=Auto Value Super Sprints Non-Points “Special Event”  

 #=King of the Wing National Sprint Car Shoot Out Points Paying Event 

2015 AUTO VALUE BUMPER TO BUMPER
SUPER SPRINT SERIES
SCHEDULE & RESULTS
DATE LOCATION TRACK WINNER
April 10 #$ Pensacola, FL Five Flags Speedway
April 11 #$ Irvington, AL Mobile International Speedway
May 30
Salem, IN
Salem Speedway
June 6
Kalamazoo, MI Kalamazoo Speedway
June 12 Toledo, OH Toledo Speedway
June 13 Clio, MI Auto City Speedway
June 26 # Toledo, OH Toledo Speedway
June 27 # Winchester, IN Winchester Speedway
June 28 # Anderson, IN Anderson Speedway
July 11 @ New Paris, IN New Paris Speedway
July 25 Kalamazoo, MI Kalamazoo Speedway
July 30 #@ Meridian, ID Meridian Speedway
Aug. 1 #@ Monroe, WA Evergreen Speedway
Aug. 2 #@ Monroe, WA Evergreen Speedway
Aug. 7 Birch Run, MI Dixie Motor Speedway
Aug. 14 Mason, MI Spartan Speedway
Aug. 15 Fort Wayne, IN Baer Field Speedway
Sept. 5 Mansfield, OH Mansfield Speedway
Nov. 20 #@! Madera, CA Madera Speedway
Nov. 21 #@! Irwindale, CA Irwindale Speedway
Nov. 22 #@! Bakersfield, CA Kern County Raceway Park

#=King of the Wing National Sprint Car Shoot Out Points Paying Event  

$=King of the Wing Southern Sprint Car Series Points Paying Event 

@=Auto Value Super Sprints Non-Points Event 

!=King of the Wing Western Sprint Car Series Points Paying Event

ALL-TIME KING OF THE WING
NATIONAL SPRINT CAR SHOOT OUT CHAMPIONS

2014:
JoJo Helberg
ALL-TIME AUTO VALUE BUMPER TO BUMPER
SUPER SPRINT SERIES CHAMPIONS
 

1997: Bill Tyler

1998: Bill Tyler

1999: Gary Fedewa

2000: Gary Fedewa

2001: Gary Fedewa

2002: Tim Cox

2003: Tom Fedewa

2004: Bill Tyler & Jason Blonde

2005: Cameron Dodson

2006: Tom Fedewa

2007: Jason Blonde

2008: Jason Blonde

2009: Jason Blonde

2010: Kevin Feeney

2011: Jim Swain

2012: Bill Tyler

2013: Jason Blonde

2014: Jason Blonde

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