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CASEY ROBERTS
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ZACK MITCHELL
VIC HILL
MARK DOUGLAS
BILLY OGLE JR.
SKIP ARP
TOMMY KERR
BOBBY GIFFIN
MARK VINEYARD
IVEDENT LLOYD
CHAD OGLE
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Tarheel Tiger goes back to back in 411 Motor Speedway SRRS Showdown action

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Tarheel Tiger goes back to back in 411 Motor Speedway SRRS Showdown action

By Chris Tilley

SEYMOUR, TN (July 2, 2012)—Ray Cook is on a hot summer streak which continued tonight at 411 Motor Speedway.

The Brasstown, NC held off a few challenges from Billy Ogle Jr. to go on to win the $3,000 prize during Night # 4 of the Southern Regional Racing Series Showdown at the 411 Motor Speedway in Seymour, TN.

Eight yellow flags slowed the event. The first yellow on lap nine was for Jeff Franklin who spun in turn two and the restart the yellow as he spun in the exact same spot again. The third yellow was on the second try at a restart when Randy Todd spun in turn two. The fourth yellow was for Justin Rattliff and Mark Vineyard getting looped around in between turns one and two. On the next yellow flag Heath Alvey came to a stop in turn four while on the 14th lap Randy Todd and Ross White both got crossed up exiting turn four. On the 17th lap Riley Hickman spun while Aaron Ridley, Chad Ogle and Ronnie Johnson got crossed up behind him and according to SRRS rules and procedures Hickman kept moving so he blended back in line when he got turned around before the yellow flag. The final yellow came with two laps to go as Jason Manley dropped fluids on the surface in turn three.

 

In Qualifying Ray Cook and three other drivers broke Brad Hall’s previous track record and Cook’s lap was a 13:540 second lap around the quick 3/8th’s mile oval.

 

Cook drove to victory lane while driving the Hicks and Ingle Construction, A+ Moving and Storage, D&R Motorsports sponsored Race Engine Design powered MasterSbilt Race Car to the win of the 40 lapper.

 

The Southern Regional Racing Series SHOWDOWN Night # 5 finale finishes up tomorrow night Tuesday Night at the Wartburg Speedway in Wartburg, TN for a $4,000 to win event.

 

Official Summary of Results

 

411 Motor Speedway-Seymour, TN

Southern Regional Racing Series Late Models

Monday Night July 2, 2012

SHOWDOWN NIGHT # 4

 

Feature Finish:

1. Ray Cook-Brasstown, NC
2. Billy Ogle Jr.-Knoxville, TN
3. Skylar Marlar-Winfield, TN
4. Josh Putnam-Florence, AL
5. Randy Weaver-Crossville, TN
6. Jeff Watson-Campbellsville, KY
7. Tommy Kerr-Maryville, TN
8. Randy Todd-Lexington, TN
9. Josh Henry-Newport, TN
10. Riley Hickman-Chattanooga, TN
11. Mark Vineyard-Powell, TN
12. Chad Ogle-Sevierville, TN
13. Heath Alvey-Dandridge, TN
14. Jason Manley-Loudon, TN
15. Greg Martin-Clinton, TN
16. Aaron Ridley-Chatsworth, GA
17. Ronnie Johnson-Chattanooga, TN
18. Ross White-Knoxville, TN
19. Justin Rattliff-Campbellsville, KY
20. Jeff Franklin-Ten Mile, TN
21. Ruben Mayfield-Lenoir City, TN
22. Jason Welshan-Maryville, TN
23. Ryan King-Seymour, TN
24. Rusty Ballenger-Seymour, TN

Yellow Flags: Eight (laps 9, 9RS, 9RS, 12, 12RS, 14, 17, 38)

Red Flags: None

Lap Leaders: Cook (1-40)

Time of Race: 37 minutes/24 seconds

Entries: 28

Fast Qualifier: Ray Cook-13:540 seconds **New Track Record**

Provisionals: King (Series/Time) and Hickman (Showdown)

Heat-1 Finish: (top-6 transfer) Skylar Marlar, Jeff Franklin, Ross White, Randy Todd, Heath Alvey, Rusty Ballenger, Mack McCarter (DNS)

Heat-2 Finish: (top-5 transfer) Chad Ogle, Jeff Watson, Pierce McCarter, Josh Henry, Jason Welshan, Ryan King, Scott Gardner

Heat-3 Finish: (top-5 transfer) Aaron Ridley, Justin Rattliff, Jason Manley, Ronnie Johnson, Ruben Mayfield, Greg Martin, Josh Collins, Riley Hickman

Dash Finish: Ray Cook, Billy Ogle Jr., Josh Putnam, Tommy Kerr, Randy Weaver, Mark Vineyard

2012 SHOWDOWN Event Winners:

Todd Morrow-East Ridge, TN (June 28th at Duck River Speedway)

Todd Morrow-East Ridge, TN (June 29th at Duck River Speedway)

Ray Cook-Brasstown, NC (June 30th at Smoky Mountain Speedway)

Ray Cook-Brasstown, NC (July 2nd at 411 Motor Speedway)

2012 SHOWDOWN Upcoming Events:

Tuesday July 3-Wartburg Speedway-Wartburg, TN-$4,000 to win

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Ray Cook rolls to Southern Regional Racing Series SHOWDOWN Night # 2

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Ray Cook rolls to Southern Regional Racing Series SHOWDOWN Night # 2 Victory at Smoky Mountain Speedway

 

By Chris Tilley

 

MARYVILLE, TN (June 30, 2012)—There was a new winner at Smoky Mountain Speedway in 2012 tonight as the Southern Regional Racing Series rolled into town for the 40-lap $3,000 to win SHOWDOWN Night # 2.

 

Vic Hill has dominated this season but a vacation this weekend has prompted a new winner. Tonight was Brasstown, NC driver Ray Cook who took the lead from Brett Miller on lap 8 to go on to victory over Billy Ogle Jr., Tommy Kerr, Brett Miller and PA’s D.J. Myers.

 

Cook drove to victory lane while driving the Hicks and Ingle Construction, A+ Moving and Storage, D&R Motorsports sponsored Race Engine Design powered MasterSbilt Race Car to the win of the 35 lapper. One red flag stopped the race as Mark Vineyard’s ride wound up on top of David Crabtree’s entry, both were pulled off one another and continued. Then the first full yellow came on lap 15 as Mark Douglas slowed in turn two then the final yellow came on lap 17 as Skip Arp slowed in turn two.

 

The SRRS Showdown rolls to 411 Motor Speedway just up the road in Seymour, TN on Monday Night July 2nd for a 40-lap $3,000 to win event then on Tuesday Night July 3rd at Wartburg Speedway in Wartburg, TN for the $4,000 to win finale.

 

Official Summary of Results

 

Smoky Mountain Speedway-Maryville, TN

Southern Regional Racing Series Late Models

Saturday Night June 30, 2012

 

Feature Finish:

1. Ray Cook-Maryville, TN

2. Billy Ogle Jr.-Knoxville, TN

3. Tommy Kerr-Maryville, TN

4. Brett Miller-Greeneville, TN

5. D.J. Myers-Greencastle, PA

6. Josh Putnam-Florence, AL

7. David Payne-Murphy, NC

8. Ronnie Johnson-Chattanooga, TN

9. Mark Vineyard-Powell, TN

10. Skylar Marlar-Winfield, TN

11. Riley Hickman-Chattanooga, TN

12. Aaron Ridley-Chatsworth, GA

13. Pierce McCarter-Sevierville, TN

14. Jeff Watson-Campbellsville, KY

15. Josh Henry-Newport, TN

16. David Crabtree-Maryville, TN

17. Skip Arp-Georgetown, TN

18. Mark Douglas-Knoxville, TN

19. Chad Ogle-Sevierville, TN

20. Bobby Giffin-Maryville, TN

21. Jeff Franklin-Ten Mile, TN

22. Steve Smith-Powell, TN

23. Weston Gantte-Dandridge, TN

24. Mike Weeks-Friendsville, TN

25. Matt Henderson-Loudon, TN (DNS)

26. Sammie Russell-Madisonville, TN (DNS)

 

Yellow Flags: Two (laps 15, 17)

Red Flags: One (lap 1)

Lap Leaders: Miller (1-7); Cook (8-35)

Time of Race: 32 minutes/43 seconds

Entries: 26 from six states (TN, GA, NC, AL, PA and KY)

Fast Qualifier: Ray Cook-15:935 seconds

 

Heat-1 Finish: Skip Arp, D.J. Myers, Mark Vineyard, Skylar Marlar, Jeff Franklin, Weston Gantte, Sammie Russell

 

Heat-2 Finish: Riley Hickman, Mike Weeks, Pierce McCarter, David Crabtree, Ronnie Johnson, Steve Smith, Bobbi Giffin

 

Heat-3 Finish: Josh Putnam, Chad Ogle, Aaron Ridley, Jeff Watson, Josh Henry, Matt Henderson (DNS)

 

Dash Finish: Brett Miller, Billy Ogle Jr., Ray Cook, Tommy Kerr, David Payne, Mark Douglas

 

2012 SHOWDOWN Event Winners:

Todd Morrow-East Ridge, TN (June 28th at Duck River Speedway)

Todd Morrow-East Ridge, TN (June 29th at Duck River Speedway)

Ray Cook-Brasstown, NC (June 30th at Smoky Mountain Speedway)

2012 SHOWDOWN Upcoming Events:

Monday July 2-411 Motor Speedway-Seymour, TN-$3,000 to win

Tuesday July 3-Wartburg Speedway-Wartburg, TN-$4,000 to win

Complete Results – FIVE TOWN SHOWDOWN presented by STANLEY BEST HEATING & AIR

Smoky Mountain Speedway
Saturday, June 30th
SRRS Super Late Models
1.  Ray Cook # 53 2.  Billy Ogle, Jr. # 201 3.  Tommy Kerr # 4T 4.  Brett Miller # 47 5.  DJ Myers # 70j 6.  Josh Putnam # 212 7.  David Payne # 8 8.  Ronnie Johnson # 5 9.  Mark Vineyard # 4 10.  Skylar Marlar # 257 11.  Riley Hickman # R1 12.  Aaron Ridley # 81 13.  Pierce McCarter # 71 14.  Jeff Watson # 11 15.  Josh Henry # B00 16.  David Crabtree # C5 17.  Skip Arp # 31 18.  Mark Douglas # 52d 19.  Chad Ogle # 98 20.  Bobby Giffin # 97 21.  Jeff Franklin # J12 22.  Steve Smith # 3 23.  Weston Gantte # 14 24.  Mike Weeks # 22
Did Not Start:  Sammie Russell  # F4, Matt Henderson # 17
NeSmith Crate Late Models
1.  Ryan King # 30 2.  Adam Beeler # 66 3.  Chris Wilson # 10 4.  Hunter Best # 007 5.  Marty Calloway # 79c 6.  Trevor Sise # 73 7.  Patrick Duggan # 28 8.  Tom Smith # 14 9.  Terry Poore # 7 10.  James Kelso # 49 11.  Justin Summers # 99 12.  Jason McCall # 98 13.  Mark Rosner # 40 14.  John Cobb # 40 15.  Stone Fuller # 169
Did Not Start:  Cory Hedgecock # 23, Dereck Blair # 114
Street Stock
1.  Travis Reno # 77 2.  Larry Rudd # 88 3.  Jeff McLemore # J3 4.  Jeremy Hershner # 10
Did Not Start: Bradley Lewelling # 10b, Shay Loveday # 23
Topless Modifieds
1.  Mike Lewis # 15 2.  Keith Gregory # 44 3.  Paul Johnson # 20 4.  Johnny Ridings # 31 5.  Marvin Romines # 57 6.  Kevin Lewis # K15 7.  Patrick Evans # 16
Did Not Start:  Tim Cooper # 99, David Lewis # 51
Be sure to join us next Saturday night, July 7th!  The Ultimate Super Late Models come back to town for a $5,000 to win feature!!

Update # 3 – June 30th

SRRS Super Late Models Starting Line-Up 35 laps
Brett Miller (47)                  Billy Ogle, Jr. (201) Ray Cook (53)                    Tommy Kerr (4t) David Payne (8)                  Mark Douglas (52d) Skip Arp (31)                     Riley Hickman (R1) Josh Putnam (212)             DJ Myers (70j) Mike Weeks (22)                Chad Ogle (10) Skylar Marlar (257)            Pierce McCarter (71) Aaron Ridley (81)               Mark Vineyard (4) David Crabtree (C5)           Jeff Watson (11) Jeff Franklin (J12)              Ronnie Johnson (5) Josh Henry (B00)               Weston Gantte (14) Steve Smith (3)                 Sammie Russell (F4) Bobby Giffin (97)               Matt Henderson (17)
NeSmith Crate Late Models Starting Line-Up 25 laps
Ryan King (30)                 Adam Beeler (66) Hunter Best (007)             John Cobb (40) Justin Summers (99)        Chris Wilson (10) Marty Calloway (79c)        Trevor Sise (73) Mark Rosner (40)             Tom Smith (14) Stone Fuller (169)            Terry Poore (7) Jason McCall (98)             James Kelso (49) Cory Hedgecock (23)        Patrick Duggan (28) Dereck Blair (114)
Street Stock 15 laps
Travis Reno (77)             Larry Rudd (88) Jeremy Hershner (10)     Bradley Lewelling (10b) Jeff McLemore (J3)          Shay Loveday (23)
Topless Modified 15 laps
Mike Lewis (15)              Johnny Ridings (31) Keith Gregory (44)         Paul Johnson (20) Tim Cooper (99)             Patrick Evans (16) Kevin Lewis (K15)          David Lewis (51) Marvin Romines (57)

Update # 2 – June 30th

NeSmith Crate Late Model Qualifying *** TOP 4 LOCKED IN ***
1.  John Cobb (40) 2.  Hunter Best (007) 3.  Ryan King (30) 4.  Adam Beeler (66)
NeSmith Crate Late Model Heat Races 8 laps
HEAT # 1
Cory Hedgecock (23)               Stone Fuller (169) Jason McCall (98)                    Justin Summers (99) Marty Calloway (79c)               Mark Rosner (40) Dereck Blair (114)
HEAT # 2
Chris Wilson (10)                    Trevor Sise (73) Tom Smith (14)                      Terry Poore (7) Patrick Duggan (28)                James Kelso (49)
SRRS Super Late Model Qualifying *** TOP 2 IN EACH GROUP LOCKED INTO FAST DASH UPCOMING ***
1.  Ray Cook (53)                15.935 2.  Billy Ogle, Jr. (201) 3.  Tommy Kerr (4t) 4.  Brett Miller (47) 5.  David Payne (8) 6.  Mark Douglas (52d)
ALL CARS WILL START TONIGHT’S FEATURE HEAT RACES WILL DETERMINE THE STARTING LINE-UP 8 laps
HEAT # 1
Riley Hickman (R1)                 Mike Weeks (22) Pierce McCarter (71)               Ronnie Johnson (5) David Crabtree (C5)                Steve Smith (3) Bobby Giffin (97)
HEAT # 2
Skip Arp (31)                         DJ Myers (70j) Skylar Marlar (257)                Weston Gantte (14) Jeff Franklin (J12)                  Mark Vineyard (4) Sammie Russell (F4)
HEAT # 3
Josh Putnam (212)                Chad Ogle (10) Aaron Ridley (81)                  Jeff Watson (11) Josh Henry (B00)                  Matt Henderson (17)

Update # 1 – June 30th

The driver’s meeting has just concluded…  We are getting ready for hot laps as track packing is on going.  It’s not to late to come on out for great night of racing…
26 SRRS Super Late Models
Pierce McCarter (71) Ronnie Johnson (5) Mike Weeks (22) Steve Smith (3) David Crabtree (C5) Bobby Giffin (97) Billy Ogle, Jr. (201) Riley Hickman (R1) David Payne (8) Skip Arp (31) Brett Miller (47) Skylar Marlar (257) Ray Cook (53) Weston Gantte (14) Jeff Franklin (J12) DJ Myers (70j) Sammie Russell (F4) Mark Vineyard (4) Josh Putnam (212) Chad Ogle (10) Aaron Ridley (81) Mark Douglas (52d) Tommy Kerr (4t) Josh Henry (00) Jeff Watson (11) Matt Henderson (17)
17 NeSmith Crate Late Models
Jason McCall (98) John Cobb (40) James Kelso (49) Chris Wilson (10) Hunter Best (007) Stone Fuller (169) Ryan King (30) Mark Rosner (40) Justin Summers (99) Dereck Blair (114) Tom Smith (14) Trevor Sise (73) Cory Hedgecock (23) Marty Calloway (79c) Terry Poore (7) Adam Beeler (66) Patrick Duggan (28)

LIVE UPDATES – SRRS FIVE TOWN SHOWDOWN presented by Stanley Best Heating & Air

Smoky Mountain Speedway

Maryville, Tennessee
SRRS FIVE TOWN SHOWDOWN NIGHT # 3
Saturday, June 30
Pit Gates Open @ 3 pm

Grandstand / Tier Parking Gates Open @ 5 pm

Grandstand Admission – $15

Tier Parking Admission – $20

Pit Passes – $35

TONIGHT’S SCHEDULE OF EVENTS ***TENTATIVE PLAN***
Driver’s Meeting – 7 pm
HOT LAPS TO FOLLOW DRIVER’S MEETING
NeSmith Crate Late Models

Topless Modifieds

SRRS Super Late Models

Street Stock

QUALIFYING & HEAT RACES
Topless Modified Heats (6 laps)

NeSmith Crate Late Models Qualifying (2 laps)

SRRS Super Late Models Qualifying (2 laps)

Street Stock Heats (6 laps)

NeSmith Crate Late Models Heats (8 laps)
INVOCATION / NATIONAL ANTHEM

SRRS Super Late Model Heats (8 laps)

FEATURE RACES
NeSmith Crate Late Models (25 laps)

Street Stock (15 laps)

SRRS Super Late Models (35 laps)

Topless Modifieds (15 laps)

Night 1 of SRRS Showdown @ Duck River

Look for these drivers + More Saturday & Monday night!

Complete Summary of Results

SOUTHERN REGIONAL RACING SERIES

THUR-JUNE 29TH SRRS SHOWDOWN NIGHT # 1 FINISH:

(1) Todd Morrow-East Ridge, TN
(2) Riley Hickman
(3) Ronnie Johnson
(4) Ronny Lee Hollingsworth
(5) Daniel Miller
(6) Brandon Kinzer
(7) Jeff Watson
(8) Chad Winkles
(9) Aaron Ridley
(10) D.J. Myers
(11) Eric Hickerson
(12) Rodney Wing
(13) Todd Hernandez
(14) Michael Ashbury
(15) Josh Henry
(16) Jason Wilson
(17) Pierce McCarter
(18) Brad Skinner
(19) Randy Todd
(20) Josh Putnam
(21) Dave Seibers
(22) Vic Hill
(23) Ray McElhiney
(24) Skylar Marlar

Entries: 36

Fast qualifier: Winkles-13.285 seconds

Heat race winners: Hill, Ridley, Wing, Watson

Dash winner: Winkles

Morrow’s first-ever Southern Regional Racing Series victory, worth $3,000, came while driving the A&K Transportation, Cherokee Farms RV Center, Wilson’s Auto Sales and BASE Fuels sponsored PMI Performance Masters Engine powered MasterSbilt Race Car. Morrow became the sixth different winner in seven events during the 2012 SRRS season with Aaron Ridley of Chatsworth, GA the only repeat winner.