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Rusty Wallace Named Grand Marshal for ASA STARS “Tar Heel 250” at Hickory

(Newton, NC) Former NASCAR Cup Series Champion and 1983 ASA National Series Champion, Rusty Wallace, has been named the Grand Marshal for the ASA STARS National Tour “Tar Heel 250” at Hickory Motor Speedway.

Wallace, who won 7 times during his ASA career, moved to NASCAR in 1984 and was named Rookie of the Year. In 1989, he won the NASCAR Cup Series Championship. Wallace won 55 races in his Cup career and was elected to the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2013.

The ASA STARS National Tour “Tar Heel 250” is scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday, May 22-23 at Hickory Motor Speedway. The event will serve as race #3 of the ASA Stars National Tour season. The Tar Heel 250 will be co-sanctioned by the ASA Southern Super Series.

The mid-week return of the ASA STARS National Tour will take place just prior to Charlotte Motor Speedway’s huge Memorial Day Weekend NASCAR events.

Hauler parking, tech inspection, and practice are scheduled for Wednesday, May 22, with practice, Go Fas Pole Qualifying, and the 250-lap STARS main event set for Thursday, May 23.

The 2024 ASA STARS National Tour Tar Heel 250 event entry blank has been posted on the Series website at To enter, please click here for the Tar Heel 250 entry blank.

Advance sale discounted tickets are available at Advance sale tickets are $5 off the day of ticket price. For those unable to attend the event, exclusive live coverage of the race will be available at, the streaming home of the ASA STARS National Tour.

For the full ASA STARS National Tour schedule, plus Super Late Model rules and other information, please visit the series website at, or be sure to follow the series on social media (Facebook: STARS National Series | Twitter: @racewithstars | IG: @starsnational).

ASA STARS National Tour

Founded by Track Enterprises President Bob Sargent, The ASA STARS National Tour for pavement super-late model stock cars debuted in March 2023 for Super Late Model racing in America.

The ASA STARS National Tour is a ten-race championship series, offering a $100,000 point fund. The tour will visit ten different race tracks in 7 states in 2024, with the season beginning in February during Florida Speedweeks, and concluding in early November at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway. Track Enterprises (TE) is a racing Promotions Company based in Illinois, which owns and operates the ASA STARS National Tour. In addition to the STARS National Tour, Track Enterprises owns and operates Championship Racing Association (CRA) and the ASA Midwest Tour. TE also has a strategic alliance and controlling interest in the ASA Southern Super Series.

ASA Branded Tours

ASA Branded Tours encompasses four (4) pavement super late model racing series operating under the Track Enterprises banner, and under the ASA Brand via a licensing agreement for logo and IP Rights. ASA Branded Tours include the ASA STARS National Tour; the ASA CRA Super Series; The ASA Midwest Tour and the ASA Southern Super Series.

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