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    USCS Winged Sprint Cars invade Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 30th

    USCSAtlanta, GA – December 12, 2012 – The United Sprint Car Series (USCS) Outlaw Thunder Tour winged sprint cars are set to invade Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Georgia on Friday, August 30th. The event is part of Atlanta Motor Speedway’s annual Labor Day weekend race date on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule. The winged warriors of the USCS will light up the night immediately following the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series qualifying session with a 50-lap USCS winged sprint car main event on the quarter-mile paved AMS “Thunder Ring,” located on the front stretch oval of the speedway.

    United Sprint Car Series founder and President, Pete Walton said, ”We are very excited about this opportunity for our drivers and race teams to showcase their talents during this major racing event. A number of drivers in NASCAR’s top divisions excelled in sprint car racing previously. It will be an honor for the USCS to be racing in front of them and all the great fans at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Labor Day weekend. Fans who have never seen this type of racing are in store for an exciting evening on Friday, August 30th at AMS,” concluded Walton

    Preliminary interest from sprint car competitors is extremely high for the AMS event. A field of some of the top winged sprint car drivers from across the nation are expected for the first-ever appearance of the USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The United Sprint Car Series is the only winged sprint car series in the World that contests it’s Championship on both dirt and paved ovals. At 1,300 pounds and over 700 horsepower, winged sprint cars are pound for pound the World’s fastest and most powerful short-track cars. The USCS winged sprint cars are expected to reach speeds over 100 m.p.h. around the quarter mile AMS “Thunder Ring.”

    For ticket and event information, plus a complete listing of the 2013 racing schedule at Atlanta Motor Speedway, call the AMS Ticket Office at (877) 9-AMS-TIX, (770) 946-4211 or visit www.atlantamotorspeedway.com.  For information and/or rules for the United Sprint Car Series visit www.uscsracing.com or call 770-460-7223.

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