Mountain All Star Shootout #1, Highlighting Crate Late Models Will Be At Smoky Mountain Speedway on April 10th

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Mountain All Star Shootout #1, Highlighting Crate Late Models Will Be At Smoky Mountain Speedway on April 10th

 

By: Thomas Montgomery

 

Maryville, TN (April 4, 2015) – Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, TN will host the first of 3 “Mountain All Star Showdowns” on Friday night April 10th. The Crate Late Models will be the star attraction on this night, as they will be racing a 60-lap, $3,000 to win feature, with a possibility of the winner taking home $4,500. The Limited Late Models ($1,200 to win), and the Street Stocks ($500 to win) will also be in action.

The race format for the Crate Late Models will be a 60 lap feature with 2 pit stops, some inversion redraws, and a final 10 lap “Shootout” for $3,000 cash. One driver could also walk away with $1,000 cash if they are able to grab all of the added bonuses; such as being the race leader on laps 25, 50, and 60. That same driver could also take home $500 more if they are able to set the fast time for the night in qualifying, making it $4,500 up for grabs for one Crate Late Model driver. Depending on the car count, Smoky Mountain Speedway is also considering letting 28 “Crates” take the green flag, also the race will pay $225 to start; with positions 25-28 getting $125/$100 to start money respectively.

 

The updated format is as follows:

Breakdown:
Hot Laps, Qualifying (Lock in 6-12), Fast Car Dash (6 Cars), Heats (2-4), 60 Lap Feature, (All depending on car count)
CAUTION: At the beginning of Lap 25 there will be a pit stop
Top 6 cars will be drawn for possible Inversion, Leader at The End of Lap 24 will be given a Bonus. Lap 25 Restart
All cars lineup as they finished except Top 6 inversions
CAUTION:
At the beginning of Lap 50 LAST pit stop
(Make final changes for 10 Lap Shootout)
Leader at the End of Lap 49 will be given a Bonus.
Lap 60 Checkered Flag; Winner gets $3,000 to win
Bonuses:
If one Driver wins Lap 24 Bonus, Lap 49 Bonus, and Lap 60 There will be an additional Bonus Paid.

If that same driver is also Fast Qualifier there will be another Bonus paid.
$100 Hard Charger Bonus for Laps 1-24
$100 Hard Charger Bonus for Laps 25-49

 

Smoky Mountain Speedway is located at 809 Brick Mill 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 towww.smokymountainspeedway.com.

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Admission for the event will be $15 for the grandstands, $20 for tier parking, and $35 for the pits. Children 6-11 will be $5 for the grandstands, $10 in tier parking, and it will be $15 for kids 11 and under to enter the pits. Kids 5 and under are admitted free in the grandstands and tier parking.

 

Pit gates will open at 3, grandstand and tier will open at 4, and the drivers meeting will be at 6.

 

Smoky Mountain Speedway would like to thank the following track partners including: Tennessee RV Sales & Service, Stanley Best Heating & Air, Blount Excavating, West Haven Auto Parts, CDE Electrical Contracting, Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, East Tennessee Auto Outlet, Food City, NAPA Auto Parts, Turner Industrial Supply Incorporated, Allied Glass Company, and Hardee’s.

2015--04-10-CRATE-SHOOTOUT

UPDATED APRIL 10TH CRATE FORMAT

FRIDAY, APRIL 10TH- CRATE SHOOTOUT FORMAT: (UPDATED)
60 Laps $3,000 to win
Breakdown:
Hot Laps, Qualifying (Lock in 6-12), Fast Car Dash (6 Cars), Heats (2-4), 60 Lap Feature
(All depending on car count)
CAUTION:
At the beginning of Lap 25 there will be a pit stop
Top 6 cars will be drawn for possible Inversion
Leader at The End of Lap 24 will be given a Bonus.
Lap 25 Restart
All cars lineup as they finished except Top 6 inversions
CAUTION:
At the beginning of Lap 50 LAST pit stop
(Make final changes for 10 Lap Shootout)
Leader at the End of Lap 49 will be given a Bonus.
Lap 60 Checkered Flag; Winner gets $3,000 to win
Bonuses:
If one Driver wins Lap 24 Bonus, Lap 49 Bonus, and Lap 60 There will be an additional Bonus Paid.
If that same driver is also Fast Qualifier there will be another Bonus paid.
$100 Hard Charger Bonus for Laps 1-24
$100 Hard Charger Bonus for Laps 25-49
$100 Fast Qualifier Bonus

MARCH 28TH, 2015 RESULTS- ULTIMATE SPRING NATIONALS

Smoky Mountain Speedway
Maryville, TN

Saturday, March 28th

Ultimate Spring Nationals
presented by Tennessee RV Sales & Service

ULTIMATE SUPER LATE MODELS

1.  Randy Weaver # 116
2.  Dennis “Rambo” Franklin # 2
3.  Mike Marlar # 157
4.  Billy Ogle, Jr. # 201
5.  Skip Arp # 31
6.  Derek Ellis # 99
7.  David Crabtree # C5
8.  Dustin Mitchell # D8
9.  Dusty Carver # 9
10.  Chad Ogle # 10
11.  Jeff Smith # 00
12.  Sammie Russell # F4
13.  Donald McIntosh # 7
14.  Eric Wells # 18
15.  Ray Cook # 53
16.  Chris Wilson # 10
17.  Kenny Collins # 1c
18.  Stacy Boles # 11b
19.  Mark Douglas # 52d
20.  Mack McCarter # 51
21.  Mark Vineyard # 4
22.  Casey Roberts # 101
23.  Tommy Kerr # 4t
24.  Robby Moses # 7

Did Not Qualify:  Jimmy Owens (20), Cory Hedgecock (23)

AMERICAN MODIFIED SERIES

1.  Nick Stroupe # 45
2.  Clayton Miller # 15
3.  Keith Smith # 1s
4.  Tyler Nicely # 25
5.  Paul Miles # 88
6.  Amos Bunch # 50
7.  Cody Smith # 11s
8.  Ricky Tinch # T92
9.  Josh Harris # 16c
10.  Mark Lamont # 7
11.  Billy Palmer # 36
12.  Matt Cooper # 18
13.  Tony Spoon # 07
14.  Blake Terry # 89

Did Not Start:  Brian Shaw (1s)

STREET STOCKS

1.  Chris Rickett # 36
2.  Gary Blanken # 5
3.  Tony Horton # 56
4.  Dale Watson # 11
5.  Travis Reno # 77
6.  Jeff Ferguson # 24
7.  Westley Lester # 06
8.  Jeff McLemore # J3
9.  Tony Simonic # 42
10.  Brad Davis # 88
11.  Rodney Murphy # 411
12.  Charles Toomey # 17
13.  Jon Cook # 0z
14.  Kurt Owens # 14

Did Not Start:  Ty Crisp (T11), Charlie Bates (27)

Weather Postpones TN Tipoff Classic at Smoky Mountain Speedway until April 24-25

Weather Postpones TN Tipoff Classic at Smoky Mountain Speedway until April 24-25

By Chris Tilley, Series P.R. Coordinator

MARYVILLE, TN (March 11, 2015)—After heavy rainfall earlier this week and the National Weather Service predicting more significant amounts of rainfall throughout the weekend, officials with the Smoky Mountain Speedway notified promoter Ray Cook of the Old Man’s Garage Spring Nationals Series that they have decided to re-schedule the Tennessee Tipoff Classic weekend from its original date of March 13 and 14 to its new date of April 24 and 25.

The new weekend dates, however, will feature a complete new format and purse.

On Friday Night April 24, the Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series will sanction Night One of the Tennessee Tipoff Classic weekend for a 40-lap $5,000-to-win points paying event. On Saturday Night April 25, the Old Man’s Garage Spring Nationals Series will sanction Night Two of the double-header racing a 50-lap $6,000-to-win points paying event. There will be an open practice session on Thursday Night April 23rd.

More information will be released on the Tennessee Tipoff Classic weekend at Smoky Mountain Speedway in the coming weeks regarding purses, support classes and ticket prices. Please log on to www.SmokyMountainSpeedway.com for further details.

The new opening weekend for the Old Man’s Garage Spring Nationals Series will be a Kentucky triple-header on April 2, 3 and 4 as the tour will open action on Thursday April 2nd at the 201 Speedway in Sitka, Ky. during the Johnny Salyer Memorial event paying $4,000-to-win, then the series heads to the Ponderosa Speedway in Junction City, Ky. on Friday Night April 3rd for the Third Annual Spring Showdown paying $4,000-to-win then on Saturday Night April 4th the series will venture to Florence Speedway in Union, Ky. for the 50-lap $5,000-to-win weekend finale.

The Southern Nationals Bonus Series presented by Collins Signs will open action next weekend on March 20 at Cleveland (TN) Speedway and March 21 at Boyd’s (GA) Speedway, both $4,000-to-win races.

Further information on the Spring Nationals, Southern Nationals and Southern Nationals Bonus Series can be obtained by calling Promoter Ray Cook at (828) 360-5353 or Series P.R. Coordinator Chris Tilley at (606) 219-1723 or visit the official website located at www.SouthernNationalsSeries.com .

SPORTSMAN RULE AMENDMENT:

SPORTSMAN RULE AMENDMENT:
We have received a lot of input from Drivers about the Sportsman rules. An amendment has been made allowing Wartburg cars to race, but they will have to weigh in at 2500 pounds if their heads are larger than 170 cc.