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2nd Leg Rescheduled of Mardi Gras Nationals

Pike County Speedway (March 2, 2001) – The second leg of the 2nd Annual O’Reilly Auto Parts Mardi Gras Nationals were rescheduled due to rain and a forecast for severe weather. The race has been rescheduled as for next Saturday night, March 10th. The gates will open at 4:00 p.m. and the racing will get underway at 7:00 p.m. The 50-lap O’Reilly SUPR feature race will pay $2500 to win and $400 to start. Rodney Wing is eligible for a $1000 bonus posted by O’Reilly Auto Parts if he can sweep the Mardi Gras Nationals after posting a win last night in the first leg at Baton Rouge Raceway.

Hot Chassis has also posted a $500 bonus to the driver that can sweep the Mardi Gras Nationals in the UMP Modifieds and last night’s winner, James Ward will be seeking the sweep in Mitch Tassin’s M-1. The always-popular Pike County Speedway Pure Stocks will also be on hand for competition. Come join us at Pike County Speedway where the racing comes alive at I-55. For additional information call the Pike County Speedway office at (601) 684-9230 or the O'Reilly SUPR office at (225) 275-5040.

O'Reilly SUPR corporate sponsors for 2001 are Hoosier Tire Southwest, Boland Performance, J&J Motorsports, Beckham Trailers, Keith Craft Racing Engines, Larry Shaw Race Cars, American Made Race Cars, GRT Race Cars, Ashley Brothers Race Cars, Clausen's Racing, Bert Transmission, AFCO, Brodix, Schoenfeld, Late Model America, Marlee's Embroidery, Warrior Race Cars, Lloyd Wild Jr. Logging, B&K Underground, Wall 2 Wall Racing Engines and Hinchman Uniforms.

For further information regarding the 2000 O’Reilly SUPR Series contact Greg Holmes at 225-275-5040 or e-mail us at

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