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Comfort Suites in Ennis welcome race fans, teams as Host Hotel for Southern Thaw

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ENNIS, Texas (February 7)—Dirt track racing in the Lone Star State will kick off with a bang when the B&B Chassis USRA Southern Thaw presented by American Racer presents a seven-night, four-track trek through North Texas featuring USRA Stock Cars, USRA Limited Mods, Sunoco USRA Factory Stocks and USRA Tuners.

The first two nights take place Friday and Saturday, February 12-13, at the RPM Speedway in Crandall, and then racers roll into the Big O Speedway in Ennis on Monday and Tuesday, February 15-16.

Just 10 minutes from the racetrack and a 30-minute drive to the RPM Speedway, the Comfort Suites in Ennis will be the Official Host Hotel for the Southern Thaw with special rates for fans and competitors alike.

The inviting guest rooms at Comfort Suites in Ennis are the perfect place to relax after a fun night or racing. All travelers can keep up with the outside world, thanks to their fast and free WiFi plus free parking (and plenty of it) and guest laundry.

Comfort Suites is offering a special rate for race travelers of just $70/night for a King bed or $80/night for two Queen beds. Click choicehotels.com/comfort-suites now and get your rooms booked before they're gone. You can also call (972) 330-2404 and mention discount code "LUSRA" when booking.

The Comfort Suites in Ennis is located at 400 South I-45 in Ennis (GPS: 1200 Dolfie Ln, Ennis, TX 75119).

Tuesday night's gig at the Big O Speedway is followed by a one-night stand at the 82 Speedway in Petty on Wednesday, February 17. The mini-series concludes Thursday and Friday, February 18-19, at the Monarch Motor Speedway in Wichita Falls.

USRA Stock Cars will be racing for $1,200 to win each night, USRA Limited Mods grapple for a $1,000 top prize, Sunoco USRA Factory Stocks fight for $750 to win and USRA Tuners try to take home $200 each night. Factory Stocks will compete for a $2,000 top prize on Saturday at the RPM Speedway during The Smackdown.

Eligible USRA Stock Car racers will be racing for a series points that pays $2.500 to win. Points funds for USRA Limited Mods and Sunoco USRA Factory Stocks both pay $1,000 to the champ and the driver earning the most points in the USRA Tuner division is set to earn $200.

Register for one day or all seven by clicking myracepass.com/southernthaw or you can call the USRA office at (515) 832-6000.

For more information about the B&B Chassis USRA Southern Thaw presented by American Racer, visit southernthaw.com or the event's Facebook page.

Visit usraracing.com for schedules, points, photos, souvenirs, videos and more. Follow our social media channels on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube. Click here to get USRA news delivered to your inbox.

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