The American Sprint Car Series will have a national points race at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Lawton Speedway. The race is part of the ASCS' annual Speedweek in which some of the top drivers country participate in races throughout Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri, Arkansas and Louisiana.
The first-two Speedweek races were Friday and Saturday at the Devil's Bowl in Mesquite, Texas. Oklahoma City native Wayne Johnson won the Friday card and then finished second to Brian Brown of Grain Valley, Mo., on Saturday night. Johnson, who started his open-wheel racing career in 1987 at now-demolished State Fair Speedway, leads the ASCS' national standings.
Tickets for Wednesday night's races are $20 for adults; $10 for seniors and kids ages 12-15; $2 for youngsters ages 6-11; and free for ages 5 and under. Pit passes are $30 per person.
Go to lawtonspeedway.com or call (580) 353-5555 for driving directions to the track.
HAWKS IN NASHVILLE
The Oklahoma City RedHawks begin a four-game series at 7:05 p.m. Tuesday in Nashville. The Hawks (41-29) are first in the Pacific Coast League's American Conference South Division, two games ahead of Albuquerque. Nashville (28-43) is the Triple-A farm team for the Milwaukee Brewers. The Sounds are third in the North Division.
Left-hander Wes Musick (1-2, 3.14 ERA) is the scheduled starting pitcher for Oklahoma City. Claudio Vargas (2-0, 4.21) will throw for Nashville. The game can be heard on KGHM-AM 1340.
The series in Nashville will be the last of an 11-game, 12-day road trip. Oklahoma City returns to Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark at 7:05 p.m. Saturday vs. Omaha.
OKLAHOMA FC SPLITS
The Oklahoma FC women's soccer team split weekend games. Caitlin Mooney scored off a pass from Dria Hampton as Oklahoma FC beat the American Eagles of Irving, Texas, 1-0 on Sunday. On Friday, OFC loses its first game of the season, 1-0 at Fort Worth. OFC (3-1-1) has two home games this weekend — 7:30 p.m. Friday vs. Fort Worth and 7:30 p.m. Saturday vs. the American Eagles. Both games are at Stars Field on the Oklahoma City University campus. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for kids ages 11 and under.
FERNANDEZ MAKES TRIALS
Oklahoma State runner German Fernandez qualified for the U.S. Olympic Trials by winning the Bloomington Twilight (Ind.) meet's 1,500-meter race. The senior finished in 3 minutes, 37.76 seconds. Fernandez had to finish under 3:39.00 to make the Trials, which begin Friday in Eugene, Ore. The Bloomington Twilight time set an OSU record, breaking the previous mark of 3:38.02 set in 1986 by Paul Larkins. Andy Bayer of Indiana, the 2012 NCAA champion, finished second in 3:38.07.
SMART HELPS U.S. WIN
Marcus Smart, an incoming freshman for the Oklahoma State men's basketball team, collected nine points and five rebounds Monday as the U.S. whipped host Brazil 83-64 in the FIBA Americas Under-18 Championships. Smart added game highs of six assists and four steals. He leads the tournament with 10 steals. The U.S. (3-0) will play Argentina on Tuesday, with the winner playing either Canada or Brazil for the gold medal.
COMPILED BY SCOTT MUNN