Cup Stock Car Series Succumbs to Rain During Season Opening Weekend
North Carolina (April
21, 2014) –
strengthening low pressure system brought inclement weather across
the southeast throughout the early parts of the Easter weekend,
forcing the cancellation of the season opening Super Cup Stock Car
Series event at Hickory Motor Speedway.
to our competitors’ family obligations with the holiday weekend we
decided not to reschedule our race to Sunday,” said series
Director of Competition Joe Schmaling. “It was a pleasure to work
with the Pro All Stars Series and we would like to thank them for
their support and invitation to be a part of their event.”
Super Cup Stock Car Series now looks ahead to its next race during
the second weekend of May.
This will be the first appearance for the series at
Jennerstown Speedway in Pennsylvania, and will be the grand opening
weekend for the facility that has been inactive since 2008.
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Cup Stock Car Series Primed for Return to Hickory Motor Speedway
North Carolina (April
14, 2014) –
For the first time since their season
finale in 2011 the Super Cup Stock Car Series will be back at the
site of where it all began, Hickory Motor Speedway.
This time around they will be a companion event to the Pro
All Stars Series and their annual Easter Bunny 150.
Several teams have been preparing for more than six months
for the first race on the 2014 schedule.
The team to beat going into the
weekend in North Carolina will be Peck Motorsports.
Todd Peck captured his first career Super Cup championship in
2013 and looks to accomplish something that has eluded him so far, a
victory at the historic “Birthplace of the NASCAR Stars.”
Peck finished second there in 2010, but has otherwise run
into bad luck while running toward the front in additional previous
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2014 SCSCS Season Set to Begin Mid-
April at Hickory Motor Speedway
Companion event with PASS Series for
the Annual Easter Bunny 150
North Carolina (December 2, 2013) - Returning to the site of
it's very first event, the 2014 SCSCS season will begin at Hickory
Motor Speedway on April 19th. For the past several years HMS
has been absent from the SCSCS schedule but returns as a part of the
PASS Late Model Easter Bunny 150 as a companion series.
"The Easter Bunny 150 has grown
to be the biggest Super Late Model race of the spring and we
couldn't be more pleased to have the Super Cup Stock Car Series
joining us to kick off their 2014 season," said PASS president
Tom Mayberry. "Having Super Cup on the racing card with
the PASS Super Late models and PASS Pro Late Models on Easter
weekend at Hickory further solidifies this as a can't miss event for
short track racing fans around the country."
SCSCS president Joe Schmaling shares
Mayberry's enthusiasm, " I'm excited to not only return to
Hickory but also with the alliance of PASS and the Super Cup for
this annual event. We anticipate much success and hope this
may be the beginning of other similar companion events in the
The 2014 schedule is filling in with
many of the traditional tracks already committed to race
dates. Several TBA dates are remaining and expect to be
completed in the very near future.
Codie Rohrbaugh Readies for Busy Schedule in 2014 and Beyond
North Carolina (March 2 6, 2014) –
After a successful young career in karting,
Petersburg, West Virginia’s Codie Rohrbaugh stepped up into the
Super Cup Stock Car Series in 2013.
Claiming Rookie of the Year honors as a result of three top five
finishes early in the season, the Grant County Mulch Racing team
expands their schedule for 2014 and into the future.
In addition to a return to Super Cup, Rohrbaugh
will compete full time in the CARS Pro Cup Series as well as get his
feet wet at a variety of tracks in the NASCAR K&N Pro East
Series in preparation for a full time run in 2015.
Their K&N schedule will begin in June at Five Flags
Speedway in Pensacola, Florida and take them to the larger Iowa
Speedway, the Virginia International Raceway road course, and the
one-mile Dover International Speedway oval in the fall.
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Peck and More Super Cup Stock Car Series Drivers Get a Head Start on
the 2014 Season
North Carolina (March 6, 2014) – Although the first race for
the Super Cup Stock Car Series isn’t until Easter weekend at
Hickory Motor Speedway, a handful of drivers and teams had a
presence at Florida Speedweeks throughout the month of February.
series champion Todd Peck was at the World Center of Racing, Daytona
International Speedway, prepared to make his debut on the 2.5 mile
superspeedway in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.
The team tested in January at the facility, but it definitely
wasn’t an easy journey to make it back in time a month later from
the Peck Motorsports headquarters in Hanover, Pennsylvania.
been a thrash with all the weather,” Peck said.
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Joins North Carolinians in Mourning the Passing of Senator Martin
North Carolina (March
8, 2014) – Martin
Nesbitt Jr., attorney and esteemed North Carolina legislator for
more than 30 years passed away Thursday March 6th. Noted for
many accomplishments within his duties in the state legislator and
champion of causes to better the less fortunate, Senator Nesbitt
could also be found assuming a different leadership role at a
variety of regional short tracks as crew chief for son Mart and more
recently granddaughter Taylor as well.
Citing stomach cancer, the passing of Martin Nesbitt Jr. was
rather unexpected with his resignation as NC Senate minority speaker
coming just two days prior. The following day, a grand welcome
awaited the statesman on his return to his lifelong home of Buncombe
County. North Carolina.
has lost a very great friend and had provided invaluable insight
beyond the formative years of the series. Martins absence will
be felt by many within his extended racing family", commented
Series Director Joe Schmaling. "We offer our deepest sympathies
to the Nesbitt family at this time of great loss".
SCSCS Season Taking Shape
Encouraged to Submit Registration
North Carolina (February
24, 2014) – SCSCS
officials are busy with finalizing details of the upcoming 2014
season. To complete their task, the series is asking teams to
complete and submit their registration forms.
As can be
seen in the 2014 Schedule, several dates are still available later
in the 2014 season and interest has been shown from several new
tracks wishing to host the series during 2014. SCSCS has
remained conscience of balancing travel distances as much as
possible. Confirmed registrations will assist in the decision
process and continued efforts to balance the travel burden to all
entry forms for Hickory also need to be completed and submitted to
plan for tire inventory.
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