NAPLES ME – (12/14) Interest in the $75,000.00 to win Pro All Stars Series (PASS) South super late model showdown at historic North Wilkesboro Speedway has exceeded the series’ expectations . To date the mega-buck event has drawn entries from eleven states and three Canadian provinces.

2010 PASS South and National champion Preston Peltier leads the latest list of short track superstars that will attempt to take home the big bucks on April 9th. Randy Gentry, Quebec ace Patrick LaPerle, Legends Million winner Daniel Hemric and Arizona’;s Mark Shaffer have all filed paid entries; Jimmy Weller earned his breakthrough PASS South win in 2010;. Dustin Hubbard will make the tow from Maine as will PASS North regular Scott Alexander.

Ryan Blaney claimed three PASS South victories on his way to a close second place finish in the 2010 title chase and he’ll have to be considered one of the favorites. PASS South stalwarts Heath Hindman and Clete Caywood are now on the roster, joining Mainer Randy Turner in the all star lineup. Maritime racer Greg Proude will make the trip from Prince Edward Island Canada and Granite State racer D.J. Shaw will attempt to make the field in Julio and Rita Miglioli’s Precision JLM ride.

PASS President Tom Mayberry is encouraged by the early response from racers..” It’s still four months away but THE RACE at Historic North Wilkesboro has generated a lot of interest. THE RACE already has the makings of one of the finest super late model fields ever assembled. PASS is well represented with four series champions and a host of regulars already entered. But, we are also seeing many entries from outside the series like Sterling Marlin and David Stremme, drivers that recognize the significance of this race and want to be a part of it. It’s encouraging for sure.”

There’s still plenty of time to snap up advance tickets for Christmas giving and save ten dollars on an adult general admission. A $25.00 advance ticket will give fans a remarkable afternoon and evening of racing: Last Chance qualifying for the race, a 100 lap feature for tour type modifieds and 300 laps under the lights for the fastest field of short track cars and stars ever to take on the storied North Wilkesboro oval. Advance tickets for youth ages 6-12 are just $10.00, and there will be no charge at the gate for youngsters under six.

A printable ticket order form, entry blanks, the full three day schedule for THE RACE and much more is on line a .