Five Nights Of Racing & $136K In Purse Money Up For Short Track Super Series’ Tours Of Texas & Louisiana
Story By: BRETT DEYO / SHORT TRACK SUPER SERIES – SHREVEPORT, LA – The attention of the dirt Modified racing community shifts to Texas and Louisiana in November.
For the third consecutive year, the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco heads south for the ‘Cajun Swing’ mini-series, bring together the series’ Northeastern stars with the drivers of the Louisiana- and Texas-based ‘Cajun Region’ completing its second season.
The 2022 Ollie’s ‘Cajun Swing’ presented by Wegner Automotive features five nights of racing at three facilities Tuesday-Saturday Nov. 8-12.
A total of $136,400 in purse money is available over the five nights.
For the first time ever, the STSS Northeastern contingent ventures over the Lone Star State border, with a pair of events scheduled at Rocket Raceway Park in Petty, Texas on Tuesday (Nov. 8) and Wednesday (Nov. 9). The events are 30 and 35 laps, respectively, with $4,000 and $5,000 winner’s shares up for grabs.
Ark-La-Tex Speedway in Vivian, La., is the next stop on the ‘Cajun Swing’ with a 35-lap main offering $4,000 to win on Thursday (Nov. 10).
Celebrating is 50th year of operation, the historic Boothill Speedway in Greenwood, La., ends the ‘Cajun Swing’ with back-to-back events on Friday (Nov. 11) and Saturday (Nov. 12).
A $4,000-to-win, 30-lap event on Friday leads into the 50-lap ‘Gunslinger’ on Saturday paying $20,000 to the winner on the high-banked quarter-mile oval.