Contact: Gina Schild Knowles, General Manager

Texas Short Track Racing Series

(713) 907-0906

Don Armstrong, Local Media Broadcaster, Set to Announce at Advance Auto Parts Asphalt OctoberFAST Races Saturday, October 19!

Houston, TX (Friday, October 4) The Texas Short Track Racing Series is pleased that Don Armstrong, one of Houston’s most respected radio and television broadcaster, will join Rodney Rodriquez, race announcer and host of Revved Up Sports Show (RUSSTX), to announce the side by side asphalt racing action Saturday, October 19. Sure to become a powerful announcing duo, come hear these talented racing broadcasters share their knowledge at the Advance Auto Parts Asphalt OctoberFAST at The Oval at Houston Motorsports Park. You’ll see eight competitive racing classes, including Pro Trucks, Pro Modifieds, Outlaws, Eco Stocks, NASKarts and Super Stocks, plus Dwarfs and Allison Legacy.

Don Armstrong is host of car talk show “In Wheel Time” on ESPN 97.5 FM in Houston. This LIVE and exciting car talk show is heard every Saturday noon to 2 PM, Central Time and streamed in both audio and video via the web site and on Facebook. Don can also be found flying high over Houston as a reporter and videographer in the ABC 13 Sky Eye helicopter.

Rodney Rodriguez, based in Austin, Texas, is co-host of Revved Up Sports Show. Broadcast live and on podcasts on The Horn 104.9FM/1260AM, RUSSTX is the go-to show for local and national motorsports conversation in Texas.

Gina Schild Knowles, General Manager, Texas Short Track Racing Series, says “We are so excited to have Don joining Rodney at the announcer’s stand. These guys have in-depth racing industry knowledge and experience and are certain to bring it at OctoberFAST. We look forward to having everyone out and have a few surprises in store as well. The fans are in for a real treat!“

See all the action at 11620 N Lake Houston Pkwy on Saturday, October 19, 2019 – Gates open at 5pm – Racing starts at 5:30pm.


About Texas Short Track Racing Series

The Texas Short Track Racing Series is an asphalt circle track racing series in Houston, Texas, competing at Houston Motorsports Park. Texas Asphalt Racing Promotions LLC manages advertising and sponsorship opportunities for the series.

About Advance Auto Parts

Advance Auto Parts, Inc. is a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider that serves both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers. Additional information about Advance can be found at

About Houston Motorsports Park

Houston Motorsports Park is an auto racing complex featuring The NASCAR Oval, a 3/8 mile asphalt race track, and an NHRA 1/8 mile dragstrip.


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