Mooresville, NC — After a pending forecast forced CARS Tour officials, for the second time this season, to make the call to postpone the action at Southern National Motorsports Park over the Labor Day weekend the 2016 season will end at the same place it started. The 4/10th mile track in Lucama, NC will decide the 2016 championship battle on Saturday November 12th.
The Sophomore season for the CARS Tour kicked off the year on April 3rd and saw Deac McCaskill and Quin Houff pick up there sole victories so far this year. Since that time McCaskill has held the Late Model Stock Car points lead, however; Tommy Lemons Jr. is just twelve points back with three events remaining. Houff on the other hand sits third chasing down Brandon Setzer and Super Late Model championship leader and rookie Raphael Lessard. Lessard has a fifteen point lead over second and twenty-four point lead over Houff.
Championship weekend at Southern National will kick off with an optional test day on Friday November 11th followed by race day on Saturday November 12th. With cooler temperatures expected that time of year qualifying will roll off at 1:15pm followed by a 3pm green flag on the 250 lap season finale.
With the 2016 season hitting the home stretch CARS Tour officials have been focused on finalizing a 2017 schedule. Expected release date will be sometime between the Myrtle Beach race on September 17th and the Hickory event set for October 29th. Drivers, teams, and fans can expect new tracks with new excitement for the 2017 season.
-CARS Tour Press Release
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