WHEN: Saturday, May 2, 2015


WHAT:  The 51 FIFTY Energy Drink 151 – $7,000 to win (Series record at Stockton 99 Speedway).


WHERE:  Stockton 99 Speedway


TICKETS:  Adult General Admission $20, Youth 11–15 $15, 10 & under Free.


TIMES:  Spectator Gates open at 4pm, SPEARS Southwest Tour Series qualifying at 5:30pm – Racing begins at 6pm.


EVENT: The 51 FIFTY Energy Drink 151 is the third race of the 2015 SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series championship, which will also feature the Legends of the Pacific/SRL Legends Tour, Super Stocks, Bombers and Mini Cups.


RACE PROCEDURE:  The race distance of the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series 51 FIFTY Energy Drink 151 is 151 laps, the first 3 laps of each caution (yellow flag) period count, after 3 laps under yellow, the laps do not count.  All restarts are double file up until the final 10 laps of the race.  No yellow flag laps are counted within the final 10 laps of the race. When the yellow flag is displayed, the race is neutralized; the drivers hold their position but do not race back to the start finish line, unless it is the final lap of the race.


FORMER SERIES RACE WINNERS at STOCKTON 99:Ron Strmiska Jr., Nathan Tucker, John Gaalswyk, Ryan Foster, Joey Zampa, Rick Ruzbarsky, Jason Fensler, Ken Boyd, Mark Smith, Steve Belletto, Greg Voigt, Jim Pettit II, Jonathon Gomez, Jacob Gomes, Derek Thorn and Jeremy Doss.


CHAMPIONSHIP LEADER:  Defending SPEARS Southwest Tour Series champion, Derek Thorn currently has a 35-point lead over Greg Voigt.


ROOKIES:  Top Rookie-of-the-Year contender after two races is Ryan Cansdale of Laguna Beach, who holds a two-point lead over Parker Stephens of Olympia, Washington.


TRACK RECORD:  Current one-lap track record for the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series at Stockton 99 Speedway is 13.084 seconds, set by Mike Mendenhall on October 3, 2009.


CHAMPIONSHIP LEADERS:  SPEARS Southwest Tour Series championship top 10 standings after two events:  Thorn 360 points, Voigt 325, Carlos Vieira 293, Brandon White 289, Tracy Bolin 283, Jeff Bischofberger 280, Cansdale 274, Stephens 272, Gomes 268, Bob Lyon 268.


NEXT RACE AFTER STOCKTON 99:  Irwindale Speedway on June 6th.



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About the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series:
Celebrating its fifteenth season in 2015, the SPEARS 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 Southwest Tour Series…Where the Champions Race”


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-SRL Southwest Tour Press Release.  Photo Credit: Speed51.com photo

Southwest Tour Makes Its Return To Stockton 99