OCRS ready for Mike Peters Classic at Red Dirt Raceway and a return to Southern Oklahoma Speedway

by John Rittenoure - TULSA, Okla. (June 22, 2021) - Veteran sprint car racer Mike Peters will be remembered on Friday when the AmeriFlex / OCRS IMCA Sprint Cars return to Red Dirt Raceway for the 4th annual Mike Peters Freedom 40 Classic.

The legendary sprint car racer, who passed away in 2018 at the age of 67, won five State Fair Speedway championships in Oklahoma City, two Tulsa Speedway titles, two more at Lakeside Speedway in Dewey, three home track championships at 81 Speedway and two NCRA title.

During his racing career, which began in 1971, Peters picked up 55 NCRA victories and five Hutchinson Kansas State Fairgrounds Grand National titles. Peters has won races at 26 tracks in 7 states and finished 10th in World of Outlaws final standings in 1980. Peters raced with OCRS in 2012-13.

Coming into Friday’s show at Red Dirt Raceway Casey Wills leads veteran Danny Wood by a slim 4-point margin. Both are still looking for a victory in the 2021 season, however both have five top five finishes to their credit. Joe Bob Lee, who won at Red Dirt back in March, sits third in points. Terry Easum and Jase Randolph round out the top five.

Saturday the AmeriFlex / OCRS IMCA Sprint Cars visit Southern Oklahoma Speedway in Ardmore for the first time since 2015. Sheldon Barksdale won the final OCRS event held there that season.

Where: Red Dirt Raceway, Meeker, Okla.

When: Friday, June 25

What: AmeriFlex / Oil Capital Racing Series IMCA points race

Times: Grandstands open at 6 p.m., Driver draw 5:15-6:15, Drivers meeting 6:30, Hot laps 7, Racing starts at 7:30.

Race Info: A-Feature pays $1,000-to-win, $250-to-start. Feature is 40 laps with added lap money $100 per lap).

Where: Southern Oklahoma Speedway, Ardmore, Okla.

When: Saturday, June 26

What: AmeriFlex / Oil Capital Racing Series IMCA points race

Times: Pit Gates and grandstands open at 4, Driver draw 4:30-5:30, Drivers meeting 5:45, Hot laps 6:15, Racing starts at 7.

Race Info: A-Feature pays $1,000-to-win, $250-to-start.

About the AmeriFlex / OCRS Series -

Established in 2002, the Tulsa OK based AmeriFlex / OCRS 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.

Website: www.ocrsracing.net

Facebook: www.facebook.com/oil.series

About Ameri-Flex Hose & Accessories -

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