July 17th – Feature Starting Line-Ups

NeSmith Crate Feature Line-Up 25 laps
Ryan King (30)                Adam Beeler (66)

Chris Wilson (10)             Justin Summers (99)

Greg Martin (24)              Jason McCall (98)

Tom Smith (14)               Anthony White (2x)

Chase Washington (38)    Cory Hedgecock (23)

Marty Calloway (79c)       James Kelso (49)

Dereck Blair (82)             Brad Seagle (31)

Johnny Phillips (1j)
Southern Nationals Super Late Models

Feature Line-Up    35 laps
Chris Madden (44)           Mike Marlar (5b)

Ty Dillon (41)                  Kenny Compton, Jr. (10)

Vic Hill (1)                       Skip Arp (97)

Billy Ogle, Jr. (201)          Dillon Wood (1w)

Brett Miller (47)               David Crabtree (C5)

Brian Reese (33)              Mark Douglas (52d)

Donald Bradsher (93)       Mack McCarter (51)

Jeff Wolfenbarger (28)      Rick Rogers (88)

Mark Vineyard (4)            Mike Hill (11)

Bubba Russell (32)           Daniel Baggerly (16)

Dillan White (54)              Kenneth Howell (21)
Failed To Qualify:   Mike Weeks (22), Joey Coulter (2), Jacob Grizzle (27), Paul Davis (2), Jim Gray (47)
Limited Late Models

Feature Line-Up 30 laps
Jason Trammell (90j)         Josh Collins (63)

Jason Manley (32)             Bobby Giffin (31)

Ryan King (30)                  Mike Weeks (122)

Heath Alvey (7)                 Wes Tilley (42)

Jed Emert (49)                  Wesley English (16w)

Jason Capps (5)                 Weston Gantte (14)

Greg Huskey (32)              Doug Smith (45)

Jarrison Martin (7j)

Late Model Mania Live Updates

We will be doing live updates from the track tonight during our LATE MODEL MANIA event featuring Super Late Models, Limited Late Models, and NeSmith Crate Late Models. Ray Cook’s Southern Nationals series make their first visit to Smoky Mountain for night # 2 of their 10 race mini-series. A familiar face went to victory lane last night at Wythe Raceway in Rural Retreat, Virginia. Vic “The Thrill” Hill clamied $3,500 for the win on night # 1. No one has been hotter than Vic at Smoky Mountain this year with 3 wins and a 2nd place finish in 4 starts in 2012. Will Vic’s dominance continue? or will a new face go to victory lane at The Mountain? Come on out tonight to find out… Tell all of your friends and come enjoy a special mid-week race at Smoky Mountain Speedway!!

Grandstand Admission – $20 (children, ages 6-11, $5)

Tier Parking Admission – $25 (children, ages 6-11, $10)

Pit Passes – $35 (children, $15)

TONIGHT’S SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Pit Gates Open at 3 Tech Opens at 3:30

Grandstand and Tier Open at 5

Drivers Meeting at 7

HOT LAPS TO FOLLOW DRIVERS MEETING

NeSmith Crates

Super LM’s

Limited LM’s

QUALIFYING

NeSmith Crates

Super LM’s

Limited LM’s

HEAT RACES

NeSmith Crate Heats

Super LM B Mains

Limited LM Heat

INTERMISSION

INVOCATION AND NATIONAL ANTHEM

FEATURE RACES

NeSmith Crates- 25 LAPS

Super LM’s- 35 LAPS

Limited LM’s- 30 LAPS

WE WILL DO OUR BEST TO GET YOU OUT AND HOME BY A DECENT HOUR.. **PROVIDING WEATHER AND WRECKS

The driver’s meeting has just concluded…  Hot Laps are getting ready to take the track…
27 Super Late Models
Brett Miller # 47 Ty Dillon # 41 Mark Douglas # 52d Jim Gray # 47g Kenny Compton, Jr. # 10 Mark Vineyard # 4 Chris Madden # 44 Dillon Wood # 1 Kenneth Howell # 21 Dillan White # 54 Donald Bradsher # 93 Mike Weeks # 22 Mike Marlar # 5b Billy Ogle, Jr. # 201 Brian Reese # 33 Jeff Wolfenbarger # 28 Mack McCarter # 51 David Crabtree # C5 Skip Arp # 97 Daniel Baggerly # 16 Paul Davis # 2 Rick Rogers # 88 Joey Coulter # 2 Mike Hill # 11 Bubba Russell # 32 Jacob Grizzle # 27 Vic Hill # 1
15 Limited Late Models
Josh Collins # 63 Heath Alvey # 7 Greg Huskey # 32 Jason Trammel # 90j Wesley English # 16w Wes Tilley # 42 Jarrison Martin # 7j Doug Smith # 45 Mike Weeks # 122 Bobby Giffin # 97 Jason Capps # 5 Jason Manley # 32 Jed Emert # 49 Ryan King # 30 Weston Gantte # 14
15 NeSmith Crate Late Models
Tom Smith # 14 Brad Seagle # 31 Greg Martin # 24 Chris Wilson # 10 Jason McCall # 98 Cory Hedgecock # 23 Anthony White # 2x Marty Calloway # 79c Justin Summers # 99 Dereck Blair # 82 Adam Beeler # 66 Ryan King # 30 Chase Washington # 38 Johnny Phillips # 1j James Kelso # 49
We will be back shortly with qualifying updates…
The top 8 will be locked in after Super Late Model qualifying with everyone else competing in B-Mains…  22 cars will start tonight’s 35 lap feature.
The top 4 will be locked in after Limited & Crate qualifying with everyone else competing in heat races…

 

LATE MODEL MANIA SCHEDULE- TOMORROW NIGHT!!

Pit Gates Open at 3
Tech Opens at 3:30
Grandstand and Tier Open at 5
Drivers Meeting at 7

HOT LAPS TO FOLLOW DRIVERS MEETING
NeSmith Crates
Super LM’s
Limited LM’s

QUALIFYING
NeSmith Crates
Super LM’s
Limited LM’s

HEAT RACES
NeSmith Crate Heats
Super LM B Mains
Limited LM Heat

INTERMISSION
INVOCATION AND NATIONAL ANTHEM

FEATURE RACES
NeSmith Crates- 25 LAPS
Super LM’s- 35 LAPS
Limited LM’s- 30 LAPS

WE WILL DO OUR BEST TO GET YOU OUT AND HOME BY A DECENT HOUR..
**PROVIDING WEATHER AND WRECKS

SEE YOU IN 24 HOURS!!

Southern Nationals ‘Late Model Mania’ heats up on Tuesday July 17th

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Southern Nationals ‘Late Model Mania’ heats up on Tuesday July 17th at Smoky Mountain
Three divisions of Late Models on Tap for Tuesday Night Special

By Chris Tilley-Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Series
CONTACT: (606) 219-1723 or tilleyracing@gmail.com or @TILLEYRACING on Twitter

MARYVILLE, TN (July 9, 2012)—Late Model Mania will be in full force at Smoky Mountain Speedway on Tuesday Night July 17th.

The Maryville, TN track will host its sixth Super Late Model event of the season and fourth different sanctioning body as well. This time it’s the Ray Cook promoted Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Series rolling into the East Tennessee Foothills for a 35-lap $3,500 to win / $450 to start event. This will be Round # 2 on the 10-race mini-series and a star-studded field of an ALL Late Model lineup that night.

This will mark the first-ever visit by the Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Series to the historical Smoky Mountain Speedway facility and the 24th different track the series will be competing at since the inception of the series in 2005. The Limited Late Models will be on the racing card paying $1,000 to win / $125 to start as well as the NeSmith Crate Late Models racing for $800 to win / $100 to start.

Vic Hill of Mosheim, TN dominated the first three Late Model events held at Smoky Mountain Speedway by capturing the Southern All Stars $5,000 event on April 14th then taking the USLMS event on May 26th and also the June 16th Southern All Stars Big Daddy 500 event. Ray Cook of Brasstown, NC holds the last two remaining wins at Smoky Mountain. Cook took $3,000 in the Southern Regional Racing Series-SHOWDOWN event win on June 30th as well as the USLMS event on July 7th.

Chris Madden of Gray Court, SC is a three time and the defending Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Series Champion and is scheduled to be in attendance along with last year’s tour runner-up Tony Knowles of Tyrone, GA; NASCAR Nationwide Series regular and 2011 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Champion Austin Dillon of Lewisville, NC; defending ARCA Series Champion Ty Dillon of Lewisville, NC; Vic Hill of Mosheim, TN; Billy Ogle Jr. of Knoxville, TN; Casey Roberts of Toccoa, GA; Donald Bradsher of Burlington, NC; Skip Arp of Georgetown, TN and many more expected from all over the Southeast during the running of the first-ever visit by the Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Series

On Tuesday Night July 17th the Pit gates will swing open at 3:00 pm and Grandstand/Tier Parking gates opening at 5:00 pm with Driver’s Meeting slated for around 7:00 pm. Adult General Admission is $20.00 with Children 6-11 being $5.00 and five and under admitted free. In tier parking, it’s $25.00 for adults while children 6-11 are $10.00 and five and under admitted free. Adult Pit Passes are $35.00 while children 11 and under are admitted for $15.00.

Further information on the Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Series can be obtained by visiting the official series website atwww.southernnationalsseries.com or be a follower on the Twitter, the Nation’s largest mini-blogging network by accessing @SONATIONALS.

The Smoky Mountain Speedway is located at 809 Brickmill Road in Maryville, TN 37801. The track phone number is (865) 856-8989. You can obtain further information on Smoky Mountain Speedway by logging on to www.smokymountainspeedway.com . Be a follower of Smoky Mountain Speedway on Twitter by following @SMOKYMTNSPEED.

SOUTHERN NATIONALS $3,500 Purse: 1) $3500, 2) $2000, 3) $1200, 4) $800, 5) $600, 6) $580, 7) $570, 8) $560, 9) $550, 10) $540, 11) $530, 12) $520, 13) $510, 14) $500, 15) $490, 16) $480, 17) $475, 18) $470, 19) $465, 20) $460, 21) $455, 22) $450.

2012 Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Series Schedule:
# 1-Monday July 16-Wythe Raceway-Rural Retreat, VA-$3,500 to win
# 2-Tuesday July 17-Smoky Mountain Speedway-Maryville, TN-$3,500 to win
# 3-Thursday July 19-Boyd’s Speedway-Ringgold, GA-$3,500 to win
# 4-Friday July 20-Swainsboro Raceway-Swainsboro, GA-$5,300 to win
# 5-Saturday July 21-Screven Motor Speedway-Sylvania, GA-$5,300 to win
# 6-Sunday July 22-Rome Speedway-Rome, GA-$5,300 to win
# 7-Tuesday July 24-East Alabama Motor Speedway-Phenix City, AL-$3,500 to win
# 8-Thursday July 26-Cleveland Speedway-Cleveland, TN-$3,500 to win
# 9-Friday July 27-Volunteer Speedway-Bulls Gap, TN-$5,300 to win
# 10-Saturday July 28-Tazewell Speedway-Tazewell, TN-$5,300 to win

KART INTEREST? PLEASE READ…

We are looking at running the kart track on Sept 29.

We would like to get sponsor’s in place for it to be a worth wile event.

Looking to run 6 classes that night all with good money on the line paying all the way through the field to last place.

Classes will be :
BEGINNER ROOKIE
Junior Sportsman III
AMATEUR ST F/H & CLONE
350 CLONE B/S
350 ST MED F/H & Animal
375 ST MED F/H & Animal

All Classes will time trial with the top 2 qualifiers locked into the show, rest of the 16 kart field will come from heat races.

If you are able to help out with this event please contact Steve Epling  865-919-6041 or email me estop20@gmail.com

Its time to get karts back on that little bull ring!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!