It seems like only yesterday we were crowning the final champions of the 2011 season, and now we are literally days away from this Saturday night’s kickoff of the 16th season on the America First Credit Union Super Oval.

On tap for the season opener will feature the CarbonX Rocky Mountain Challenge Series and the ultra-competitive Maverik Modifieds. They will be joined by the Super Stocks, Hornets, and the H&R Equipment Figure 8 Trains.

I always look forward to the first event of the season because everyone is on the same field when it comes to points. Of course that all changes as the season continues onward, but it is still interesting to watch a team or two suddenly “figure it out” and become a championship contender. Continue reading