The Late Model Truck Series runs at well-known short tracks in the Southwest such as Havasu 95 Speedway, above.  (Madd Creative Images photo)

is a premier West Coast truck touring series

These Trucks from the southwest region have a long history in short track racing. The Speed Truck series originated back in 1997, under the American Speed Association (ASA.) At one time, MechanixWear gloves and Go Fast! energy drinks sponsored the class.

As a touring series, the Trucks raced up to 10 different tracks in one season, traveling through California, Arizona and Nevada.

The Trucks go to local tracks. ranging from small 1/4-mile tracks to big 1/2-mile ovals, along with 1.7 and 2.1-mile road courses. Although the ASA Truck series disbanded in 2013, the remaining Trucks are regrouping and preparing to race as the Late Model Truck Series.