Oil Capital Racing Series
OCRS point title on the line this weekend
John Rittenoure - TULSA, Okla. (October 24, 2023) - Only two events remain on the 2023 AmeriFlex Hose & Accessories OCRS Sprint Car schedule and the points championship is on the line this weekend starting Friday at Thunderbird Speedway.
Johnny Kent and Danny Wood have been battling over the points lead most of the season and Kent will have to protect a 23 point lead over Wood to earn the title. Joe Bob Lee in third and Sheldon Barksdale in fourth are still mathematically in the points battle.
It all begins Friday at the Hayden Ross Memorial on the Thunderbird Speedway half-mile. Pit gates open at 4 p.m. with hot laps set for 7 and racing at 7:30. Driver draw is 5:30-6 followed by a drivers meeting at 6:15.
The season comes to a close at Caney Valley Speedway on Saturday where the 2023 AmeriFlex OCRS champion will be crowned. In three previous visits to Caney quarter-mile Zach Chappell, Alex Sewell and Blake Edwards have logged victories.
Race time has been moved up to 5 p.m. on Saturday. Pits open at 2
Pit gates open at 4 p.m. Driver draw is 3-3:30, drivers meeting 4, hot laps are scheduled for 4:30.
USRA B-Mods will race for $1,000-to-win, $200-to-start. USRA Tuners, Factory Stocks and Pure Stocks will also be racing Saturday at Caney.
Adult admission is $15, $10 senior, $5 5-12, 4 and under FREE. Pitt passes $35.
2023 Winners: 03/11 - Tanner Conn, Red Dirt Raceway; 03/18 - Fred Mattox, Tulsa Speedway; 04/01 - Zach Blurton, Enid Speedway; 04/15 - Zach Blurton, Longdale Speedway; 05/26 - Sean McClelland, Arrowhead Speedway; 05/27 - Alex Sewell, Salina Highbanks Speedway; 06/10 - Alex Sewell, Lawton Speedway; 06/15 - Rees Moran, Lucas Oil Speedway; 06/16 - Whit Gastineau, I-70 Motorsports Park; 06/17 - Rees Moran, Lake Ozark Speedway; 06/23 - Rees Moran, Red Dirt Raceway; 07/15 - Kyle Clark, Creek County Speedway; 07/29 - Zach Chappell, Caney Valley Speedway; 08/19 - Johnny Kent, Elk City Raceway Park; 08/20 - Danny Smith, Lawton Speedway; 09/09 - Alex Sewell, Caney Valley Speedway; 09/30 - Danny Wood, Salina Highbanks Speedway; 10/07 - Blake Edwards, Caney Valley Speedway; 10/14 - Joe Wood, Jr., Red Dirt Raceway.
Top 10 Standings: 1. Johnny Kent, 1918; 2. Danny Wood, 1895; 3. Joe Bob Lee, 1816; 4. Sheldon Barksdale, 1797; 5. Zach Chappell, 1685; 6. Joshua Tyre, 1450; 7. Fred Mattox, 1385; 8. Rees Moran 1265; 9.. Emilio Hoover, 1123; 10. Terry Easum, 1113.
About the AmeriFlex / OCRS Series -
Established in 2002, the Tulsa OK based AmeriFlex / Oil Capital Racing Series sanctions dirt track sprint car racing in the southern region of the central plains. Fan appeal and quality race teams, combined with our solid core of supporting sponsors are the nucleus of the series. Thrilling competition providing the ultimate quality family entertainment is the essence of what the AmeriFlex / OCRS series is all about.
About AmeriFlex Hose & Accessories -
Located in Tulsa OK, AmeriFlex Hose & Accessories is a family owned and operated company. From food grade hose to hoses for the petroleum industry, AmeriFlex will strive to fill your needs. AmeriFlex can build a hose to your specifications or we will assist you in creating what you have designed while you wait. AmeriFlex has several hard to find items that some vendors can’t get or find. Product can be shipped quickly and efficiently. If we do not have what you are looking for, we will direct you on where to find it. Give us a try, after all…………..AmeriFlex Has The Stuff That Keeps You Going!
AmeriFlex / OCRS Contingency Sponsors?AmeriFlex Hose & Accessories, Hoosier Racing Tires, Smileys Racing Products, Schoenfeld, Brodix, Lucas Oil, RacinDirt.TV, Schure Built Suspension, Lightning Wings & Powder Coating, Smith Titanium, MyRacePass.
Article Credit: John Rittenoure