Rockin’ with the Stars will open busy 2013 Schedule for Smoky Mountain on March 23rd

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Rockin’ with the Stars will open busy 2013 Schedule for Smoky Mountain on March 23rd

 

By Chris Tilley

 

HUNTSVILLE, AL (March 14, 2013)—The Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series will open a busy slate on the Smoky Mountain Speedway schedule during the running of the WIMZ 103.5 Rockin’ with the Stars 40 paying $5,000 to win for the SAS Late Models on Saturday evening March 23rd.

 

There will be a complete program of Practice, A & B Group Time Trials, PPM Racing Products Last Chance Showdowns and the 40-lap $5,000 to win / $300 to start main event. Also in action will be the Crate Late Models paying $1,000 to win while the Street Stocks will race for $300 to win.

 

During the series’ visits in 2012, Vic Hill of Mosheim, TN picked up two of the three series stops on April 14th and June 16th while Billy Ogle Jr. of Knoxville, TN picked up the September 22nd event win.

 

Expected from the SAS stable of cars include defending series champion Randy Weaver of Crossville, TN; defending SRRS Champion Riley Hickman of Chattanooga, TN; second generation driver Bret Holmes of Munford, AL, Jason Hiett of Oxford, AL; Mark Rosner of Rockford, TN; defending series Rookie of the Year Mike Weeks of Friendsville, TN along with a strong contingent of local talent including 2011 series champion Billy Ogle Jr. of Knoxville, TN; Ray Cook of Brasstown, NC; David Crabtree of Maryville, TN; Mark Vineyard of Powell, TN; Skip Arp of Georgetown, TN; Mark Douglas of Knoxville, TN; Robby Moses of Friendsville, TN; Jeff Neubert of Rockford, TN; Vic Hill of Mosheim, TN; Tommy Kerr of Maryville, TN along with other regional hot-shoes.

 

On Saturday March 23rd the Pit gates will swing open at 1:00 pm and Grandstand/Tier Parking gates opening at 2:00 pm with Driver’s Meeting slated for around 4:00 pm. Adult General Admission is $15.00 with Tier Parking $20.00 and Pit Passes being $35.00.

 

The March 23rd event opens a strong season of racing action for Smoky Mountain Speedway as the track will host other special events throughout the 2013 season including: Southern All Stars, Ray Cook’s Spring Nationals Series, Ray Cook’s Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Series, American Modified Series, World of Outlaws Late Model Series, United Sprint Car Series, Southern Regional Racing Series and the Ultimate Late Models.

 

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 towww.smokymountainspeedway.com . Be a follower of Smoky Mountain Speedway on Twitter by following @SMOKYMTNSPEED.

 

Further information on the Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series can be obtained by calling General Manager Lynn Acklin at (256) 924-4546 or PR/Race Director Chris Tilley at (606) 219-1723 or you can log on to the official series website at www.sasdirt.com . Also, LIKE the Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series on Facebook or be a FOLLOWER on Twitter @SASDIRT.

 

SAS $5,000 to win Purse: 1) $5000, 2) $2500, 3) $1200, 4) $1000, 5) $800, 6) $700, 7) $600, 8) $550, 9) $500, 10) $475, 11) $450, 12) $400, 13) $350, 14) $300, 15) $300, 16) $300, 17) $300, 18) $300, 19) $300, 20) $300, 21) $300, 22) $300, 23) $300, 24) $300.

 

Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series Championship Points (after March 9th)

1. Randy Weaver-194 (Crossville, TN)

2. Jonathan Davenport-172 (Blairsville, GA)

3. Riley Hickman-154 (Chattanooga, TN)

4. Jason Hiett-144 (Oxford, AL)

5. Mark Rosner-140 (Rockford, TN)

6. Mike Weeks-132 (Friendsville, TN)

7. Chris Madden-130 (Gray Court, SC)

8. Jared Landers-100 (Batesville, AR)

9. Steve Francis-96 (Ashland, KY)

9. Mike Marlar-96 (Winfield, TN)

11. Bret Holmes-94 (Munford, AL)

11. Billy Ogle Jr.-94 (Knoxville, TN)

 

2013 Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series Event Winners:

# 1-Jared Landers-Batesville, AR (Cherokee Speedway) March 3rd

# 2-Randy Weaver-Crossville, TN (Cleveland Speedway) March 9th

 

Upcoming Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series events:

Mar. 16 Saturday East Alabama Motor Speedway/Phenix City, AL $4,000 40 laps

Mar. 23 Saturday Smoky Mountain Speedway/Maryville, TN $5,000 40 laps

Apr. 6 Saturday Tazewell Speedway/Tazewell, TN $5,000 50 laps

 

2013 Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series Sponsors:

*Hoosier Racing Tire “The Official Race Tire” of the Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series

*VP Racing Fuels “The Official Fuel” of the Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series

*Patriot Sports “The Official Merchandise Vendor” of the Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series

 

2013 Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series Supporters Include: AR Bodies, Brodix Cylinder Heads, Cruise with the Champions, H3 Performance Graphics, Integra Racing Shocks, Intercomp Racing Systems, JT Kerr Racing Equipment, MSR Mafia Web Design and Service, PPM Racing Products, RockAuto.com, Schaeffer’s Racing Oil by Ed Lowe, The Joie of Seating, WhitePerformance.com

Smoky Mountain Season Opener – ONE MONTH AWAY!

One Month From Today, Smoky Mountain Speedway will open the gates for the 2013 racing season with a schedule that has gained the attention of car owners, drivers, and fans from all over the country!  After just returning from the UNOH DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park, the WoO Late Model series event scheduled for Friday, April 26th was much talked about by WoO series officials as well as WoO series regulars and other national stars!  This promises to be an event that you do not want to miss!!

The EARLY season schedule looks like this…

Saturday, March 23rd
ROCKIN’ WITH THE STARS presented by WIMZ Classic Rock 103.5 FM
Southern All Stars Super Late Models – $5,000 to win
Crate Late Models – $1,000 to win
Street Stock – $300 to win

Saturday, April 13th
RAY COOK’S SPRING NATIONALS
Super Late Models – $6,000 to win
American Modified Series – $3,000 to win
Street Stock – $300 to win
Mini Stock – $200 to win

Friday, April 26th
MOUNTAIN OUTLAW 50
World of Outlaws Super Late Models – $10,000 to win
Crate Late Models – $1,500 to win
Street Stock – $500 to win

Tell everyone that you know about what is happening at Smoky Mountain in 2013!!!  We would love for you to join us!

Smoky Mountain Speedway releases very aggressive 2013 Schedule of Events

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Smoky Mountain Speedway releases very aggressive 2013 Schedule of Events

Prepared by: Chris Tilley Motorsports Marketing and Promotions
CONTACT: (606) 219-1723 or tilleyracing@gmail.com

MARYVILLE, TN (February 7, 2013)—Officials with the Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, TN have released the 13-race schedule of events for the 2013 season which promises to be the largest season on record for the track located just minutes from Knoxville, TN. The schedule features six different Late Model tours along with Sprint Car and Open Wheel Modified action.

The season will open on Saturday March 23rd with the annual Rockin’ with the Stars event featuring the Cars and Stars of the Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series gunning for the $5,000 top prize in the 103.5 WIMZ sponsored event. The Southern All Stars also make two return visits on June 15 for the Tennessee RV Big Daddy 500 paying $5,000 to win and September 21 for the 3rd Annual King of the Mountain event paying $5,000 to win.

Ray Cook’s new Spring Nationals Series will compete on Saturday Night April 13th for $6,000 to win sponsored by Food City. The Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Series will also make their second-ever visit on Friday Night July 26th paying $5,300 to win as part of the mid-summer two-week tour.

The World of Outlaws Late Model Series will make their first visit to Smoky Mountain Speedway since 2004 on Friday Night April 26th paying $10,000 to win as part of the opening of a double-header weekend WoO East-Tennessee swing with Tazewell Speedway the very next night.

On Saturday Night May 4th the United Sprint Car Series (USCS) will make their lone season visit paying $3,000 to win. That weekend is part of ‘Thunder in the Smokies’ sponsored by UJUNKDIT.COM where the Sprint Cars make their second-ever visits to 411 Motor Speedway on Friday Night and Smoky Mountain on Saturday Night.

The Ultimate Super Late Model Series will make two visits to Smoky Mountain first on Saturday Night May 25th paying $4,000 to win in the Ultimate Showdown. Their next visit is on Saturday July 6th for the Firecracker 500 paying $5,000 to win.

The Southern Regional Racing Series will make three series visits first on Saturday June 29th for their SRRS Speedweek paying $3,000 to win sponsored by Stanley Best Heating & Air. They also make return visits on Saturday August 10th paying $3,000 to win for the annual Ole Smoky Moonshine Classic and Saturday November 2nd for the Second Annual Triple Crown/Late Model Mania event paying $3,000 to win.

The American Modified Series will also make a single-season visit to Smoky Mountain Speedway on April 13th paying $3,000 to win during the Spring Nationals Super Late Model event.

The track will host their only un-sanctioned Super Late Model special event on Friday/Saturday October 25/26 as the NAPA Auto Parts sponsored Trick-or-Treat weekend commences paying $7,500 to win for the Super Late Models.

The Crate Late Models will have eleven dates on the schedule with special events on April 26 paying $1,500 to win and October 25/26 paying $2,000 to win. The other ten events either pay $800 or $1,000 to win. The Limited Late Models will have three events on the schedule paying $1,500 to win on May 4th, $1,000 to win on July 26th and $2,000 to win on November 2nd. The Street Stocks will compete 12 times this season along with three Mini Stock events. The Southern Mod Lites will have three visits on May 4th, September 21st and Friday October 25th while the Topless Mods will have two visits on June 15th and October 25/26.

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.

2013 Smoky Mountain Speedway Schedule of Events:
-Sat March 23-Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series $5,000 to win plus CLM $1,000 and SS $300
-Sat April 13-Ray Cook’s Spring Nationals Series $6,000 to win plus American Modified Series $3,000, SS $300 and MS $200
-Fri April 26-World of Outlaws Late Model Series $10,000 to win plus CLM $1,500 and SS $500
-Sat May 4-United Sprint Car Series $3,000 to win plus LLM $1,500, Midget Sprints and Southern Mod Lites
-Sat May 25-Ultimate Super Late Model Series $4,000 to win plus CLM $1,000, SS $300 and MS $200
-Sat June 15-Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series $5,000 to win plus CLM $1,000, SS $300 and Topless Mods
-Sat June 29-Southern Regional Racing Series $3,000 to win plus CLM $1,000 and SS $300
-Sat July 6-Ultimate Super Late Model Series $5,000 to win plus CLM $1,000 and SS $500
-Fri July 26-Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Series $5,300 plus LLM $1,000, CLM $800 and SS $300
-Sat August 10-Southern Regional Racing Series $3,000 to win plus CLM $1,000, SS $300 and MS $200
-Sat September 21-Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series $5,000 to win plus CLM $1,000, SS $300 and Southern Mod Lites $400
-F/S October 25/26-Unsanctioned SLM $7,500 to win plus CLM $2,000, SS $500, MS $300 (Fri), Southern Mod Lites (Fri) and Topless Mods $400 (Sat)
-Sat November 2-Southern Regional Racing Series $3,000 to win plus LLM $2,000, CLM $1,000 and SS $1,000

Schedule is Subject to Change
KEY-CLM=Crate Late Model–LLM=Limited Late Model–SS=Street Stock–MS=Mini Stock

Please Pray for John Griffin, his mother passed away Tuesday

Irene Human Griffin, born in the valley of the mountains at Mill Creek, Tennessee near Sunbright on July 8, 1919, the ninth of twelve children of Edward Franklin and Maude Brock Human, passed away peacefully at her home January 29, 2013. Mrs. Griffin was a member of First Baptist Church, Kingston and a sixty plus year member of Sunbright Chapter No. 303OES. She was an extraordinary mother, caretaker, cook and quilt maker. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Willie, Paul, William, Amos(Gladys) and Orville(Kitty) Human; her sisters: Florence (Larcey) Skeens, Grace(Lemmie) Summers, Opal(Earl) Stringfield, Reba(Leslie) Sexton, Glena (Roddie) Davis, and Imogene Human; the father of her children, George W. Griffin and her son-in-law: Wayne Freels and several nieces and nephews.

Left to cherish her memory are children: Shirlene Freels, Diana (Martin) Cash and John Edward Griffin. Her grand and great grandchildren include Stephanie (Michael) Puckett, Jordin, Abby and Jarrett, Martin Cash, Jr., Ashley (Billy) Ward, Katelyn and Nathan, Aaron (Jana) Freels and Andrew (Tonya) and “little” Andi LeAnn Freels. She leaves several nieces and nephews and many friends.

The family will receive friends Friday, February 1, 2013 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm at Schubert Funeral Home Sunbright. Funeral Services will follow with Rev. Rod Garrett officiating. A graveside service will be held Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 1:00pm in the Sunbright Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to New Midway Baptist Church playground equipment, Kingston, Tennessee.

2013 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

2013 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS @ SMOKY MOUNTAIN SPEEDWAY

1) SATURDAY, MARCH 23rd, 2013- SOUTHERN ALLSTARS $5,000 TO WIN 
*ROCKIN WITH THE STARS* SPONSORED BY WIMZ
●   CRATE LM’S $1,000 TO WIN, STREET STOCK $300 TO WIN

2) SATURDAY, APRIL 13TH, 2013- RAY COOK SPRING NATIONALS $6,000 TO WIN
* SPRING NATIONALS * SPONSORED BY FOOD CITY
●  AMERICAN MODIFIEDS $3,000 TO WIN, STREET STOCK $300 TO WIN, MINI STOCK $200 TO WIN

3) FRIDAY, APRIL 26TH, 2013- WORLD OF OUTLAWS $10,000 TO WIN
●  CRATE LM’S $1,500 TO WIN,
●  STREET STOCK $500 TO WIN

4) SATURDAY, MAY 4TH, 2013- USCS SPRINT CARS $3,000 TO WIN
*THUNDER IN THE SMOKIES- 2 DAY EVENT W/411* SPONSORED BY UJUNKDIT.COM
●  LIMITED LM’S $1,500 TO WIN, MIDGET SPRINTS, SOUTHERN MOD LITES $400 TO WIN

5) SATURDAY, MAY 25TH, 2013- ULTIMATE SUPER LM SERIES $4,000 TO WIN
*THE ULTIMATE SHOWDOWN*
●  CRATE LM’S $1,000 TO WIN, STREET STOCK $300 TO WIN, MINI STOCK $200 TO WIN

6) SATURDAY, JUNE 15TH, 2013- SOUTHERN ALL STARS $5,000 TO WIN
*3RD ANNUAL BIG DADDY 500* SPONSORED BY TENNESSEE RV
●   CRATE LM’S $1,000 TO WIN, STREET STOCK $300 TO WIN,TOPLESS MODS

7) SATURDAY, JUNE 29TH, 2013- SOUTHERN REGIONAL RACING SERIES $3,000 TO WIN
*SRRS SPEEDWEEK* SPONSORED BY STANLEY BEST HEATING & AIR
●    CRATE LM’S $1,000 TO WIN,  STREET STOCK $300 TO WIN

8) SATURDAY JULY 6TH, 2013- ULTIMATE SLM $5,000 TO WIN
*FIRECRACKER 500*
●    CRATE LM’S $1,000 TO WIN, STREET STOCK $500 TO WIN

9) FRIDAY, JULY 26TH, 2013- SCHAEFFER OIL SOUTHERN NATIONALS $5,300 TO WIN
* SCHAEFFER OIL SOUTHERN NATIONALS*
●    LIMITED LM’S $1,000 TO WIN, CRATE LM’S $800 TO WIN, STREET STOCK $300 TO WIN

10) SATURDAY, AUGUST 10TH, 2013- SOUTHERN REGIONAL RACING SERIES $3,000 TO WIN
* OLE SMOKY MOONSHINE CLASSIC* SPONSORED BY OLE SMOKY MOONSHINE
●    CRATE LM’S $1,000 TO WIN, STREET STOCK $300 TO WIN, MINI STOCK $200 TO WIN

11) SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2013- SOUTHERN ALLSTAR $5,000 TO WIN
*3RD ANNUAL KING MTN FALL CLASSIC*
●    CRATE LM’S $1,000 TO WIN, STREET STOCK $300 TO WIN, SOUTHERN MOD LITES

12) FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25TH, 2013- TRICK OR TREAT (UNSANCTIONED 2DAY)
*TRICK OR TREAT* SPONSORED BY NAPA AUTO PARTS
●   SUPER LM PRACTICE, CRATE LM HEATS AND QUALIFYING, MINI STOCK $300 TO WIN,
SOUTHERN MOD LITES $400 TO WIN

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26TH, 2013- TRICK OR TREAT (UNSANCTIONED 2DAY)
*TRICK OR TREAT* SPONSORED BY NAPA AUTO PARTS
●   SUPER LM’S $7,500 TO WIN, CRATE LM’S $2,000 TO WIN, STREET STOCKS $500 TO WIN, TOPLESS MODS $400 TO WIN

13) SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2ND,  2013- SOUTHERN REGIONAL RACING SERIES $3,000 TO WIN
●   * 3rd ANNUAL TRIPLE CROWN* * LATE MODEL MANIA
●   LIMITED LM $2,000 TO WIN, CRATE LM $1,000 TO WIN, STREET STOCK $1,000 TO WIN

SCHEDULE, CLASSES, AND PAYOUT SUBJECT TO CHANGE. PRICES, RULES, AND GATE TIMES WILL BE RELEASED SOON

Scott Sexton Obituary

Scott Dewayne Sexton, age 46, of New Market, formerly of Pigeon Forge, passed away Thursday, January 10, 2013 after a 7 year battle. Scott began his racing career at the age of 6. He was an 8 time World Karting Association World Champion before moving into Dirt Late Models in 1986. Sexton quickly became a fan favorite, earning the nickname “Superman.” Between 1995 and 2005 he won 10 Southern All Stars Races at Atomic and Volunteer Speedways, and was track champion in 1991 and 1995 at “The Gap”. Scott had many special event feature wins. Scott was known as one of the most fan friendly drivers, always participating in charitable events and usually donating his winning trophies to kids at the track. He will always be remembered for giving back to the sport he loved so much. Scott was preceded in death by his father, Kenneth Howard Sexton; grandparents, John Sherrod and Reva Ann Sexton and Fred and Evelyn Maples; cousin, Kevin Williamson; aunts, Catherine Reagan Smallfield and Dorothy Maples Huskey. Survivors include his sons, Zachary Scott Sexton and Derek Scott Sexton; mother, Annette Maples Brackins; fiancé, Benita Collins; sister Debbie Vineyard; nephew, Tyler Vineyard. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to any Tennessee State Bank, Scott Sexton Memorial Fund or to the funeral home to help with final expenses. Funeral service will be at 7:00 p.m. Sunday, January 13, 2013 in the Smith Trinity Chapel with Rev. Ray Deidrick and Ray Ball officiating. Family and friends will assemble at 10:00 a.m. Monday, January 14, 2013 at Highland South Cemetery for the interment. Pallbearers will be: Derek Sexton, David Bryant, Chase King, Mark King, Ryan King, Brian King, Jason Gibson, and Josh Collins. Family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Sunday at Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 983-1000.

SMS to host 1st EVER WoO Event

Ok, Now that the WoO Schedule has been released i guess its safe to now announce Smoky Mountain Speedway will host its 1st EVER World of Outlaws Super Late Model Race 50 Laps, $10,000 to win on Friday, April 26th, WoO will also be at Tazewell Speedway Saturday, April 27th… Lucas is off this weekend so expect some of those drivers BOTH nights! Mark your Calendars, Everyone has asked for this from SMS, Show us your support, SHARE this and pass the word along!!

World of Outlaws Late Model Series releases 2013 schedule

Contact: Kevin Kovac

World of Outlaws Late Model Series PR Director

kkovac@dirtcar.com | 704-254-7929

Record Number Of Events On 2013 World of Outlaws Late Model Series Schedule

Busy Campaign Will Bring National Tour To At Least 38 Tracks In 21 States & Canada

CONCORD, NC – Nov. 29, 2012 – A record number of events appear on the 2013 World of Outlaws Late Model Series schedule, which was released on Thursday during the Performance Racing Industry trade show in Orlando, Fla.

Fifty-four race dates comprising 49 A-Mains at 38 tracks in 21 states and Canada are currently confirmed as part of the national tour’s ambitious 2013 itinerary, including an unprecedented season-opening slate of eight events in Georgia and Florida during the month of February.

The milestone 10th consecutive WoO LMS campaign under the World Racing Group banner will commence for the second straight year with the ‘Winter Freeze’ on Feb. 8-9 at Screven Motor Speedway in Sylvania, Ga. A format change will turn the event into a doubleheader featuring an $8,000-to-win 40-lapper on Friday night and a 50-lap, $10,000-to-win A-Main on Saturday evening.

Also part of the busy first month of World of Outlaws action is the second annual Bubba Army Late Model Winter Nationals on Feb. 15-17 at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Fla – a three-night extravaganza topped by the historic ‘Super Sunday Showdown’ paying $20,000 to win – and the traditional visit to Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Fla., for the UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment, which in 2013 includes three complete WoO LMS programs on Feb. 21-23.

Bubba Raceway Park’s ‘Super Sunday Showdown’ on Feb. 17 stands as one of a half-dozen mega-money shows spread across the 2013 schedule. The list of marquee events also includes the $50,000-to-win USA Nationals on Aug. 1-3 at Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wis.; the seventh annual Firecracker 100 on June 27-29 at Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pa.; the fifth annual Illini 100 on April 5-6 at Farmer City (Ill.) Raceway; the inaugural Buckeye 100 on April 12-13 at Wayne County Speedway in Orrville, Ohio; and the Memorial Day weekend ‘Bullring Bonanza’ on May 25-26 at Tyler County Speedway in Middlebourne, W.Va..

The ’13 season will conclude for the seventh straight year with a pair of 50-lap A-Mains during the PEAK Motor Oil World of Outlaws World Finals Presented by NAPA Auto Parts on Nov. 7-9 at The Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, N.C.

With several dates still to be added to the 2013 schedule, the tour’s alltime single-season highs of 44 A-Mains (2007 and 2010) and 38 different host tracks (2010) are in line to be surpassed.

“We’re looking forward to a 2013 season that promises more World of Outlaws Late Model Series racing than ever before,” said Tim Christman, who will serve as the WoO LMS director for the seventh consecutive year. “With help from great racetrack promoters across the country, we’ve been able to put together a schedule that will produce plenty of excitement for fans and present a challenge for the drivers.”

The richest event in 2013 remains Cedar Lake Speedway’s 100-lap USA Nationals, a crown-jewel race that will be showcased on the World of Outlaws trail for the fourth consecutive year and seventh time overall in its 25-year history. The Aug. 1-3 spectacular will be an all-World of Outlaws weekend in ’13 as well with the Thursday-night preliminary program becoming a full-points WoO LMS show paying $6,000 to win.

Lernerville’s Firecracker 100, meanwhile, will boast three full nights of competition for the fourth year in a row. An early-summer spectacular known for its fan-pleasing excitement both on and off the track, the Firecracker weekend begins with 30-lap, $6,000-to-win preliminary features on Thurs., June 27, and Fri., June 28, before ending with the traditional 100-lap headliner offering $30,000 for first place on Sat., June 29

Century grinds offering $20,000 first-place prizes will also be contested on back-to-back spring weekends – the Illini 100 at the quarter-mile Farmer City oval on April 5-6, and the Buckeye 100 on April 12-13 at Wayne County. The Illini 100 will run at a Farmer City track under new management in 2013, while Wayne County’s husband-and-wife promotional team of Jason and Kristin Flory will present a huge two-day show after earlier this year successfully bringing the WoO LMS back to the central Ohio facility for the first time since 2006.

Another major early-season event is set for Tyler County, the quarter-mile Mountaineer State oval that has gained nationwide acclaim for its unique high-dollar WoO LMS affairs the past two years. Promoter Frank Wilson will focus on the Memorial Day holiday for his marquee show in 2013, expanding the ‘Bullring Bonanza’ to two days on Saturday-Sunday, May 25-26. Details of the race format and purse structure are still to be determined, but it is expected that the Bonanza’s race-fan lottery/raffle that proved so popular this year will be replayed.

The ’13 schedule also will feature a pair of late-season doubleheaders at Selinsgrove (Pa.) Speedway (Aug. 31/Sept. 1) and Berlin Raceway in Marne, Mich. (Sept. 20-21). Details of the twinbills will be released at a later date, but complete WoO LMS cards will be run on each night of the weekends.

Selinsgrove promoter Charlie Paige has decided to present two WoO LMS A-Mains after his attempt to host the tour for the first time in 2012 was rained out. The Labor Day weekend event will rekindle the circuit’s summer-ending holiday doubleheaders in the Keystone State that were run from 2006-2010 at Tri-City Speedway in Franklin.

The paved 7/16th-mile Berlin Raceway, meanwhile, will once again be covered with clay for WoO LMS action after this year’s ‘Down & Dirty 100’ was such a thrilling hit. The weekend format will be changed to give race teams and fans two full nights of full-fender competition.

The 2013 season’s longest swing remains July’s ‘Wild West Tour,’ which currently boasts five events over a seven-day period. WoO LMS stalwart Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, Minn., is scheduled to kick off the busy summer stretch on Sat., July 6, with the ‘Gopher 50’ charity race (the ninth straight year the event is part of the series), followed by subsequent races on July 8 at Black Hills Speedway in Rapid City, S.D.; July 9 at Gillette (Wyo.) Thunder Speedway, which returns to the tour after a year’s absence; July 11 at Red River Co-op Speedway in Winnipeg, Manitoba (second year in a row that the series will visit the Canadian track); and July 12 at River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks, N.D., which has hosted the WoO LMS annually since 2006.

Other highlights of the 2013 schedule:

* An early-season swing to I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Ark., on March 22 and Whynot (Miss.) Motorsports Park on March 23. Both tracks will be part of the WoO LMS for the first time.

* Three straight weekends of springtime racing in Southeastern states: North Carolina (Fayetteville Motor Speedway on April 19 and 311 Motor Speedway in Pine Hall on April 20); Tennessee (Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville on April 26 and Tazewell Speedway on April 27); and Georgia (Lavonia Speedway on May 3 and Swainsboro Raceway on May 4). The tour will visit Tazewell and Swainsboro for the fourth consecutive year; 311 for the second straight season; Fayetteville for the first time since 2010; Smoky Mountain for the first time since ’04; and Lavonia for the first time ever.

* The traditional spring midweek event at Delaware International Speedway in Delmar, which hosts the WoO LMS for the ninth time in 10 years on Thurs., May 30. The trip to the First State once again coincides with the NASCAR weekend at nearby Dover International Speedway.

* A stop at Stateline Speedway in Busti, N.Y., for the first time since 2006. The border track will run on Sat., June 1, two days after the event at Delaware International.

* Three races in the week preceding the Firecracker 100 – Canadian events on Thurs., June 20, at Brighton (Ont.) Speedway (a new addition to the series) and Sun., June 23, at Cornwall (Ont.) Motor Speedway and an Empire State showdown on Tues., June 25, at Canandaigua (N.Y.) Motorsports Park.

* Shawano (Wis.) Speedway will continue its midweek date preceding the USA Nationals when it presents the World of Outlaws for the fourth year in a row on Tues., July 30 (raindate of Wed, July 31), and Independence (Iowa) Motor Speedway will host a post-USA Nationals event for the third consecutive year on Mon., Aug. 5.

* A return to the Wolverine State for a weekend of action. Winston Speedway in Rothbury, Mich., will conduct a WoO LMS event for the third straight year on Fri., Aug. 16, with another Michigan date to be announced for Sat., Aug. 17.

* After drawing a standing-room-only crowd for its inaugural WoO LMS event in 2012, Little Valley (N.Y.) Speedway will hold an encore on Thurs., Aug. 22.

* Winchester (Va.) Speedway, which had its 2012 WoO LMS rained out, will dub its ’13 event on Sat., Aug. 24, the ‘Raye Vest Memorial.’ Details of the special race run in memory of 2011 Woo LMS champion Rick Eckert’s longtime car owner will be announced in the near future.

* The redesigned West Virginia Motor Speedway in Mineral Wells will lead off the Labor Day weekend with an event on Fri., Aug. 30. The tour competed at the track in 2010 but ’13 will mark the first World of Outlaws show on the shortened WVMS layout.

* A late-season doubleheader in the Midwest on Fri., Sept. 13, at Belle-Clair Speedway in Belleville, Ill., and Sat., Sept. 14, at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo. The St. Louis-area tracks teamed up for a well-received doubleheader earlier this season.

* A third annual visit to Rolling Wheels Raceway Park in Elbridge, N.Y., on Thurs., Oct. 10, as part of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week, the annual showcase of Northeast DIRTcar Modified racing at the nearby one-mile New York State Fairgrounds.

Seven facilities are scheduled to host multiple WoO LMS A-Mains in 2013. Tracks set to run three races are Bubba Raceway Park, Lernerville and Volusia, while two events will be contested at Screven, Cedar Lake, Selinsgrove, Berlin and The Dirt Track at Charlotte.

Five tracks will host the WoO LMS for the first time in 2013: I-30, Whynot, Lavonia, Brighton and Selinsgrove

For the most up-to-date schedule information on the WoO LMS, visit www.worldofoutlaws.com.

Fans can also follow the WoO LMS on Twitter at Twitter.com/WoOLateModels and Facebook at Facebook.com/WorldofOutlaws .

2013 World of Outlaws Late Model Series Schedule

(as of 11/29/2012) Schedule subject to change. Check WorldofOutlaws.com for the latest information.

Date Day Track/Location Win Laps

Feb. 8 Friday Screven Motor Speedway/Sylvania, GA $8,000 40

Feb. 9 Saturday Screven Motor Speedway/Sylvania, GA $10,000 50

Feb. 15 Friday Bubba Raceway Park/Ocala, FL $7,000 40

Feb. 16 Saturday Bubba Raceway Park/Ocala, FL $10,000 50

Feb. 17 Sunday Bubba Raceway Park/Ocala, FL $20,000 75

Feb. 21 Thursday Volusia Speedway Park/Barberville, FL $10,000 50

Feb. 22 Friday Volusia Speedway Park/Barberville, FL $10,000 50

Feb. 23 Saturday Volusia Speedway Park/Barberville, FL $10,000 50

March 22 Friday I-30 Speedway/Little Rock, AR $10,000 50

March 23 Saturday Whynot Motorsports Park/Whynot, MS $10,000 50

March 24 Sunday TBA

April 5-6 Fri./Sat. Farmer City Raceway/Farmer City, IL $20,000 100

April 12-13 Fri./Sat. Wayne County Speedway/Orrville, OH $20,000 100

April 19 Friday Fayetteville Motor Speedway/Fayetteville, NC $10,000 50

April 20 Saturday 311 Motor Speedway/Pine Hall, NC $10,000 50

April 26 Friday Smoky Mountain Speedway/Maryville, TN $10,000 50

April 27 Saturday Tazewell Speedway/Tazewell, TN $10,000 50

May 3 Friday Lavonia Speedway/Lavonia, GA $10,000 50

May 4 Saturday Swainsboro Raceway/Swainsboro, GA $10,000 50

May 25-26 Sat./Sun. Tyler County Speedway/Middlebourne, WV TBA TBA

May 30 Thursday Delaware International Speedway/Delmar, DE $10,000 50

June 1 Saturday Stateline Speedway/Busti, NY $10,000 50

June 20 Thursday Brighton Speedway/Brighton, ONT $10,000 50

June 23 Sunday Cornwall Motor Speedway/Cornwall, ONT $10,000 50

June 25 Tuesday Canandaigua Motorsports Park/Canandaigua, NY $8,000 40

June 27 Thursday Lernerville Speedway/Sarver, PA $6,000 30

June 28 Friday Lernerville Speedway/Sarver, PA $6,000 30

June 29 Saturday Lernerville Speedway/Sarver, PA $30,000 100

July 5 Friday TBA

July 6 Saturday Deer Creek Speedway/Spring Valley, MN $10,000 50

July 8 Monday Black Hills Speedway/Rapid City, SD $8,000 40

July 9 Tuesday Gillette Thunder Speedway/Gillette, WY $8,000 40

July 11 Thursday Red River Co-op Speedway/Winnipeg, MAN $10,000 50

July 12 Friday River Cities Speedway/Grand Forks, ND $10,000 50

July 13 Saturday TBA

July 30 Tuesday Shawano Speedway/Shawano, WI $10,000 50

Aug. 1 Thursday Cedar Lake Speedway/New Richmond, WI $6,000 30

Aug. 2-3 Fri./Sat. Cedar Lake Speedway/New Richmond, WI $50,000 100

Aug. 5 Monday Independence Motor Speedway/Independence, IA $10,000 50

Aug. 16 Friday Winston Speedway/Rothbury, MI $10,000 50

Aug. 17 Saturday TBA

Aug. 22 Thursday Little Valley Speedway/Little Valley, NY $10,000 50

Aug. 24 Saturday Winchester Speedway/Winchester, VA TBA TBA

Aug. 30 Friday West Virginia Motor Speedway/Mineral Wells, WV $10,000 50

Aug. 31 Saturday Selinsgrove Speedway/Selinsgrove, PA TBA TBA

Sept. 1 Sunday Selinsgrove Speedway/Selinsgrove, PA TBA TBA

Sept. 13 Friday Belle-Clair Speedway/Belleville, IL $10,000 50

Sept. 14 Saturday Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55/Pevely, MO $10,000 50

Sept. 20 Friday Berlin Raceway/Marne, MI TBA TBA

Sept. 21 Saturday Berlin Raceway/Marne, MI TBA TBA

Oct. 10 Thursday Rolling Wheels Raceway Park/Elbridge, NY $10,000 50

Nov. 7 Thursday The Dirt Track at Charlotte/Concord, NC

Nov. 8 Friday The Dirt Track at Charlotte/Concord, NC $10,000 50

Nov. 9 Saturday The Dirt Track at Charlotte/Concord, NC $10,000 50