Rebel Sprints Ready For Eighth Season
OBERLIN, Kan. — The 2013 season marks the eighth year of sanctioning sprint car racing for the United Rebel Sprint Series.
After the checkered flag waved on the historic 2012 URSS campaign that saw the first repeat champion in series history, Rebel promoter Rick Salem is excited to unveil the 2013 Rebel campaign which will consist of approximately 35 nights of competition in Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska and Oklahoma.
For the second year in a row the Rebels will open up there season with the 2nd Annual Cow Chip Nationals on April 19 at Beaver County Raceway in Beaver Oklahoma. Last years inaugural event saw “The Hill City Hot Shoe” Jeff Radcliffe capture the event win. The Rebels will also make a return trip to the “Sooner State” on Aug 9th.
For the first time since 2010 the Rebel series will feature the return of a “URSS Speed weeks” featuring seven nights of racing over nine days. The racing will kick off July 26 with the Rebels hitting the track at Dodge City (Kan.) Raceway Park. The Rebels return to the lightning fast oval at Fairgrounds Speedway in Liberal, KS with three nights of racing during the 5 State Fair July 27-29. Speedweeks will continue as the rebels visit Wakeeney Speedway July 31 during the Trego County Free Fair.
After taking a night off, Speedweek rolls on as the series returns to two of the circuits favorite race tracks. The drivers will battle on the tight quarter-mile oval at The Bull Ring Nationals at Rush County Speedway in LaCrosse, Kan., Aug. 2-3, Ness City’s Luke Cranston will look to continue his series dominance at the 305 Belleville Nationals, one of the most famous half mile dirt tracks in the country, the Belleville High Banks. Cranston will be coming in hot, winning the previous five URSS events held at the High Banks of the six in series history.
The URSS will wrap up the 2013 campaign with the season points championship that will shake down in the “Wild West” at Dodge City Raceway Park in Dodge City, Kan., Sept. 28.
April 19 Beaver Co. Raceway Beaver, Okla.
April 27 Fairgrounds Speedway Liberal, Kan.
May 4 Decatur Co. Speedway Oberlin, Kan.
May 5 Dawson Co. Raceway, Lexington, Neb.
May 11 Dodge City Raceway Park Dodge City, Kan.
May 24 RPM Speedway Hays Kan.
May 26 Wakeeney Speedway Wakeeney Kan.
May 31 Colorado Motorsports Park Byers, Colo.
June 8 El Paso Co. Speedway Calhan Colo.
June 15 Belleville High Banks Belleville, Kan.
June 22 Phillips Co. Speedway Holyoke, Colo.
June 29 Dodge City Raceway Park Dodge City, Kan.
July 4 El Paso Co. Speedway Calhan, Colo.
July 5 Colorado Motorsports Park Byers, Colo.
July 13 Phillips CO. Speedway Holyoke, Colo.
July 14 Dawson Co. Raceway Lexington, Neb.
July 26 Dodge City Raceway Park Dodge City, Kan.
July 27-29 Fairgrounds Speedway, Liberal, Kan.
July 31 Wakeeney Speedway Wakeeney, Kan.
Aug. 2 Rush Co. Speedway LaCrosse, Kan.
Aug. 3 Belleville High Banks Belleville, Kan.
Aug. 9 Beaver Co. Raceway Beaver, Okla.
Aug. 16 Colorado Motorsports Park Byers, Colo.
Aug. 17 El Paso Co. Speedway Calhan, Colo.
Aug. 24 Phillips Co. Speedway Holyoke, Colo.
Aug. 30 Elmwood Park Speedway Norton, Kan.
Sept. 1 Elmwood Park Speedway Norton, Kan.
Sept. 6 Colorado Motorsports Park Byers, Colo.
Sept. 7 El Paso Co. Speedway Calhan Colo.
Sept. 14-15 Decatur Co. Speedway Oberlin Kan.
Sept. 28 Dodge City Raceway Park Dodge City, Kan.