ASA Adds Canadian Late-Model Tour
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — ASA Racing will partner with Ross Productions Ltd. and Rob Angus to sanction the ASA British Columbia Late Model Tour next season.
Formerly known as the Katana Boat Sportsman Tour, the series was originally founded by John Aantjes of High Risk Entertainment Ltd. Ross Productions Ltd. later acquired the rights to the series before reaching a deal for ASA Racing to sanction the reborn tour.
The series will receive presenting sponsorship from AdvanceTesting.ca, a British Columbia based soil, asphalt and concrete testing company owned by John Ross. Angus will serve as director of operations for the series next year.
“We are very excited to welcome the ASA British Columbia Late Model Tour presented by Advance Testing.ca into the ASA family,” said Dennis Huth, ASA president. “This is our first series in Canada and we are looking forward to working with John Ross, Rob Angus, the competitors and officials within this great series. ASA is proud to build champions not only in the United States but now to our new friends in British Columbia, Canada.”
The tour will continue to field fabricated stock clip type late model chassis’s with ABC type bodies while featuring limited two barrel and crate motor options from Chevrolet, Dodge and Ford.
The race tracks that the new tour will tentatively compete at in 2011 will be in the towns of Vernon, Campbell River, Penticton, Agassiz, Williams Lake and Victoria. More details about the series will be announced in the coming weeks.