Three-time and defending Tucson Speedway Championadmin
Three-time and defending Tucson Speedway (AZ) Super Late Model Champion Brandon Farringtonhas entered the “Sunrise Ford All-Star Showdown 200 presented by the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame” at Irwindale Speedway. The Tucson, AZ native scored 15 wins in those seasons, within the NASCAR Whelen All American Series Regional window. The trip to Irwindale, on February 1st, will be Brandon’s seventh feature start at the facility, after making six Late Model starts in 2018, recording one top-five and six top-10’s.
Farrington has one start in Spears Srl Southwest Tour Series competition, when the series visited Tucson Speedway in 2018. He finished 12th overall and 10th among the series competitors in his TMI – Tucson Motorsports Inc. entry. Farrington has made the trip to Evergreen Speedway twice, finishing 11th and 9th in the Summer Showdown. In the Chilly Willy 150, at Tucson Speedway, he has a best finish of sixth, in four career starts. He is coming off a 13th place finish last weekend. Brandon is now looking forward to chasing $25,000 this weekend, and competing against a tough field of competitors.
“I’m excited to get to Irwindale and work with my team, and compete with some of the best (Super Late Model drivers) in the country”, Farrington told the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series!
Farrington is thankful for the support he has received from his sponsors, to make this weekend possible.
“I’d like to thank TMI, Wells Johnson, Joe Farre’ and Sigma Engineering as well G.A.T. Racing for helping me get to Irwindale for the Showdown this weekend. Without them, it wouldn’t be possible.”
The resumption of the All-Star Showdown, after a nine-year hiatus, will take place on February 1st. It will pay $25,000 to the winner of the 200-lap Feature Event, thanks to Sunrise Ford’s, Bob Bruncati and Ken Clapp from the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame. Over $78,000 will be paid out to the 36 starters, plus additional cash bonuses for the drivers eligible for the Spears Manufacturing Frequent Flyer Program. If needed, the Last Chance Qualifying race will pay $1,000 to those on the SPEARS Frequent Flyer Program, who do not make the Feature Event.
The SPEARS Southwest Tour Series Super Late Models will be joined by the Spears Modified Series, as well as the Pro Late Models for a huge weekend at the speedway. The Pro Late Models will race for a $10,000 payday, while the Modifieds will be going after a $5,000 winner’s share, thanks to series sponsor FLUIDYNE High Performanceand Irwindale Speedway.
Celebrating its twentieth season in 2020, the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series is a regional stock car series competing on paved ovals in the southwestern portion of the U.S. “The SPEARS Southwest Tour Series…Where the Champions Race”.
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