HAYS, Kan. – For the first time in history, IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, Allstar Performance State and special series points will be on the line Saturday, April 30 when the United Rebel Sprint Series hits the track at RPM Speedway in Hays.
The unique partnership between the URSS and IMCA EMI RaceSaver Sprint Cars in 2016 allows drivers from area states to compete for the first time at RPM Speedway with the URSS and earn IMCA points. This will be the first of three appearances by the Rebels in 2016.
Last year Koby Walters scored his first URSS feature win at the opening race at RPM. The young Liberal driver put on a show as he motored his way to the win. As always the United Rebel Sprint Series is full of young guns and experienced veterans that will always put on a show for the fans in the stands. 2016 has already shown the parity in the series is here to stay as three different drivers have graced Victory Lane in the first three races.
Kansas Regional Champion Zach Blurton picked up his first win of the year at the season opener at WaKeeney Speedway. Zac Taylor picked up his first victory of the year last Saturday at Colorado Motorsports Park in Byers, Colo. The most recent winner was Steven Richardson, who picked up his first win of the year in WaKeeney this past Sunday night. Richardson had visited victory lane at RPM last year during the URSS 10th anniversary season.
Look for many of your favorite drivers to be in attendance this coming Saturday night including past winners C.J. Johnson, Brian Herbert, Blurton and a host of new talented racers looking to grab that first checkered flag. Joining the URSS Sprint Cars will be the NCRA Late Model Series, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks, Mach-1 Sport Compacts, the Kansas Antique Racers, the wild and crazy cruisers and the always entertaining School Bus Races.
Pits open at 4 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 5 p.m. Hot laps are at 6 p.m. and the green flag waves at 7 p.m.