The ARCA Midwest Tour in action. (ARCA Midwest Tour Photo)

Key Components Named For ASA STARS 

MACON, Ill. — The inaugural season for the ASA STARS National Tour will harken the era of the glory days of the American Speed Association with program incentives for drivers and teams. 

In addition to the unveiling of a diverse 10-race schedule with a $100,000 points fund, a Winner’s Circle program is being designed for licensed drivers/teams with perfect attendance. The program details will be announced at a later date, but it will be in the same vein as ASA utilized in its heyday.

Licensed teams competing with ASA STARS will also be eligible for more than a million dollars of excess medical insurance.

The ASA STARS Super Late Model rulebook was also revealed. 

Several other subjects for 2023 were covered, including:

• Entry blanks for all events are scheduled to be posted six weeks in advance

• Streaming / television package options

• Discussions with Hoosier Racing Tire to better serve race teams

“The meeting, which turned into a series of announcements, had an unbelievable reception by competitors, teams and fans,” said Bob Sargent, President of Track Enterprises which owns and operates the ASA STARS National Tour. “We still have a lot of work ahead of us, but we are facing all of it with a lot of enthusiasm, especially after PRI (Performance Racing Industry).”

The series will open its 10-race, six-state tour on Saturday, March 11, 2023 at the famed Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Fla.