July 23rd  “Century Boatland 115”

The SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series will travel to West Valley, Utah just outside of Salt Lake for the “Century Boatland 115” this Saturday night.

•Mid-Way Point: The “Century Boatland 115” begins the second half of the ten-race championship that makes up the 2011 SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series.

• First Race: The July 23rd event will be the inaugural race for the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series at Rocky Mountain Raceways.

• Six States: SRL drivers will represent six states at the “Century Boatland 115”, including; California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, Washington and Maryland.

• Champions: Three former SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series champions are entered in the “Century Boatland 115” (Dave Byrd 2007, Jim Pettit 2008, M.K. Kanke 2009)

• 2011 SRL Winners: Three different drivers have wins in the first five events of 2011: Jacob Gomes (Las Vegas, NV & Stockton, CA), Derek Thorn (Roseville, CA & Madera, CA) M.K. Kanke (Las Vegas, NV).

• Twenty-Five: Pre-entries for the July 23rd “Century Boatland 115”.

• Local Drivers: Four-time Intermountain Late Model Tour champion and current Rocky Mountain Challenge Series point leader, Jeff Hillock of Cedar Hills, UT, and RMCS regular Joe Miller of Tooele, UT will compete in their first SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series event.

• Long Tow: The average mileage the teams of the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series will travel round trip for the “Century Boatland 115” is 1473 miles.

• Finishing Averages: In the first five events of 2011, the top three drivers in the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series championship have the following finishing averages: M.K. Kanke 2.8, Jacob Gomes 3.2 and Jim Pettit II 4.8.

• Returning: Brennan Newberry, Bear Rzesnowiecky, Jeff Oleen, Tim Smith and Jonathan Mawhinney will all return to the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series after sitting out at least one race prior to the “Century Boatland 115”.

• New Comer: 2008 Arizona NASCAR State Champion Scott Rueschenberg, will be making his SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series debut at the “Century Boatland 115”.

• Two Races/Two States: Derek Thorn will compete in both Saturday night’s SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series “Century Boatland 115”, and Sunday’s NASCAR K&N Pro Series race at Portland International Raceway.

• SRL Top 10: 1) M.K. Kanke 835 points, 2) Jacob Gomes 831, 3) Jim Pettit II 782, 4) Ross Strmiska 762, 5) Eric Holmes 745, 6) Derek Thorn 743, 7) Dave Byrd 710 8) Keith Spangler 671, 9) Jared Vorse 652, 10) Carlos Vieira 616.

For more information go to www.SRLSouthwestTour.com

About the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series:
Celebrating its eleventh season in 2011, the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series is a regional stock car series competing on paved ovals in the southwestern portion of the U.S. http://www.srlsouthwesttour.com.

“The SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series…Where the Champions Race”

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