Gary Lewis is the defending champion of the ASA Northwest Late Model Tour while Joey Tanner was named the 2009 series Rookie of the Year. The 2010 season gets underway March 27 at Evergreen Speedway and travels across three states and British Columbia.
Courtesy: Scott Ellsworth, ASA NW Late Model Tour Media Relations
Marysville, WA (March 13, 2010): The 2010 iRacing.com ASA Northwest Late
Model Tour season gets it's green flag on March 27, 2010 on Evergreen
Speedway's .667-mile oval. The premier super late model stock car racing
series, March opener at Monroe, Washington's Evergreen Speedway has been a
long standing tradition dating back to the inception of the Northwest Tour
in 1985. The Saturday evening race is scheduled for 125-laps on the series
largest paved oval.
This will be the start of year two for the merged series. The new Northwest
Late Model Tour is comprised of the former Late Model Challenge Series and
the Northwest Tour. This season the series has 12 races on its 2010
schedule, covering three Northwest States and Canada.
The pre-registration format put in place in 2009 remains and is now open for
the March 27 event. The pre-registration form is available on the series'
web page at www.asanorthwestlatemodeltour.com
As in the past this opener draws a lot of interest from the top drivers in
the Northwest and Canada. Last year's opener had 34-cars pre-registered.
The cone (Splitter) restarts that became so popular in 2009 will remain for
the 2010 season along with the free pass.
This year's series champion will add their name to a very prestigious list
of champions such as: Garrett Evans, Gary Lewis, Pete Harding to name just a