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Vega FH Blue to Open 2017 AKRA American Sprint Cup Series as Spec Tire

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Vega will return as the spec tire in 2017 AKRA Sprint

The Vega FH Blue will be the spec tire for all 4-cycle and most 2-cycle classes at the AKRA / Vega American Sprint Cup Series opener April 21-23 at Carolina Motorsports Park with the Vega W5 serving as the spec rain tire for those classes.

The TaG Junior, TaG Senior and TaG Masters classes will continue to run the “limited” open tire rule, which allows Vega, MG, Bridgestone, Hoosier and Mojo tires

See complete 2017 class and tire specs HERE.

AKRA officials are working with Vega USA representatives on a plan to adopt the popular Vega VAH Red to replace the FH Blue as the spec tire of the American Sprint Cup Series. More details will be announced soon. Racers and teams will be given plenty of notice to make preparations for a different Vega compound spec tire.

Pre-registration for the AKRA North / South Shootout coming this April at Kershaw will be open in the coming days. Stay in touch with series news at AKRASprint.com and the American Kart Racing Association Facebook page.

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