USCS Outlaw Thunder presented by K&N Filters sprint cars and Southern All Star Super Late Models co-headline “Race Rockin’ the Smokies” presented by Classic Rock WIMZ 103.5 racing card at Smoky Mountain Speedway this Saturday (April 23rd)

USCS Outlaw Thunder presented by K&N Filters sprint cars and Southern All Star Super Late Models co-headline “Race Rockin’ the Smokies” presented by Classic Rock WIMZ 103.5 racing card at Smoky Mountain Speedway this Saturday (April  23rd)

 

Monday, April 19, 2016 – Atlanta, GA – The United Sprint Car Series “Outlaw Thunder” Tour presented by K&N Filters (www.uscsracing.com) winged sprint cars are set to invade the 4/10 mile dirt oval at Smoky Mountain Speedway this Saturday night (April 23rd) at 7:00 pm as co-headliners of the “Race Rockin the Smokies” presented by Classic Rock WIMZ 103.5 FM. The stars and cars of the Southern All Stars Super Late Models Series share top billing with the USCS winged sprint drivers on the racing card.

 

The event will be the fifth annual visit for the USCS sprint car drivers to Smoky Mountain Speedway. This is the one and only visit scheduled during the 2016 and 20th anniversary season for the USCS presented by K&N Filters winged sprint cars to the speedway. The event at SMS will award USCS National points as well as points in the USCS Mid South Thunder and USCS Southern Thunder regional series title chases. The USCS Mid South Thunder regional series consists of races scheduled in Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee. The Southern Thunder regional series races in Alabama, Georgia, Florida, East Tennessee and Carolinas. .

 

The USCS drivers will compete for a chance to be the first one to the www.rockauto.com USCS victory lane and pickup the $2500 top prize on Saturday night. The USCS and Southern All Star Super Late Models will be joined by the www.rockauto.com USCS 600 Sprint Car Series winged mini sprints at Smoky Mountain Speedway as well
This event, which is the second half of an East Tennessee double-header for the United Sprint Car Series and www.rockauto.com USCS 600 Mini Sprints, is expected to bring top winged outlaw type sprint car drivers from at least seven states to the track. Those pre-entered drivers include 11-time USCS National Champion, Terry Gray from Bartlett, Tennessee and his team-mate Morgan Turpen from Cordova, Tennessee who was the 2015 National Champion plus she claimed the title in both the Mid South and Southern Thunder regional series as well. The 2015 USCS Smokey Mountain Speedway USCS “Thunder in the Smokies Champion, Marshall Skinner from Marion, Arkansas is also entered.

 

The exotic fire breathing, alcohol burning, 700 horsepower open wheel USCS sprint cars weight just 1,300 pounds, Winged sprint cars are pound for pound the World’s most powerful short track race cars.
Saturday night’s USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour presented by K&N Filters sprint car action will feature a full program of racing that kicks off with test and tune hot laps. The hot laps will be followed by the Hoosier Speed Dash that showcases the top six cars from the previous USCS main event in an edge-of-your-seat six-car shootout. The qualifying heat races are next on the racing card. The evening’s grand finale will be the USCS presented by K&N Filters A-main event. Thewww.rockauto.com USCS 600 Sprint Car Series winged mini sprints wil compete in an almost identical format as the sprint cars.
Smoky Mountain Speedway’s official website is www.smokymountainspeedway.com . For USCS rules and info, please visit the Official USCS web site at www.uscsracing.com or call 770-460-7223.

Media contact: Pete Walton
Email: peteuscs@att.net
cell phone# 770-865-6097

 

 

Smoky Mountain Speedway Host Sprint Cars and Super Late Models April 23rd

Smoky Mountain Speedway Host Sprint Cars and Super Late Models April 23rd

 

Contact: Chris Tilley

Smoky Mountain Speedway Public Relations

606-219-1723 | tilleyracing@gmail.com

 

MARYVILLE, Tenn. – Apr. 17, 2016 – After Donald McIntosh claimed the Ultimate Series-sanctioned event back on April 2nd, the Smoky Mountain Speedway will roar back to life for a huge night of racing on Saturday April 23rd with the running of the WIMZ-103.5 sponsored Rockin’ with the Stars event.

 

The Southern Allstars Dirt Racing Series competitors will race in a 40-lap $5,000-to-win main event. Along with the Super Late Models, the USCS Winged Sprint Cars and the USCS Midget Sprint Cars will join in the program.  Riley Hickman of Cleveland, Tenn. is the defending Southern Allstars Dirt Racing Series champion and Casey Roberts of Toccoa, Ga. leads the point standings. Randy Weaver of Crossville, Tenn. and Chris Madden of Gray Court, S.C. are the defending Southern Allstars Dirt Racing Series event winners at Smoky Mountain Speedway from 2015.

 

The pits will open on April 23rd at 2:00 pm, while the grandstand and tier parking gates open at 4:00 pm, and the driver’s meeting is set for 6:30 pm and hot laps will roll out around 7:00 pm. Adult general admission for the April 23rd event will be $20.00. Adult tier parking is $25.00 per person and adult pit passes are $35.00. The SAS Tire Rule for the April 23rd race is as follows: Hoosier 1350, 1450 and 1600.

 

Donald McIntosh of Dawsonville, Ga. claimed the $5,000 prize in the Ultimate Super Late Model Series / Ultimate Battle of the Bluegrass event on Saturday April 2nd while Riley Hickman of Cleveland, Tenn. won the UCRA-sanctioned Crate Late Model feature event and Robbie Comer claimed his second-straight Street Stock feature event win on April 2nd.

SAS Super Late Model Purse for Smoky Mountain :$5,000; 2.$2,500; 3.$1,500; 4.$1,000; 5.$800’ 6.$700; 7.$600; 8.$550; 9.$540; 10.$530; 11.$520; 12.$510; 13.$500; 14.$490; 15.$480; 16.$470; 17.$460; 18.$450; 19.$440; 20.$430; 21.$420; 22.$410; 23.$400; 24.$400.

 

Further information on the Southern Allstars Dirt Racing Series can be obtained by logging on to www.sasdirt.com .

 

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.

 

Upcoming Smoky Mountain Speedway Events:

(Saturday) April 23-Southern Allstars Dirt Racing Series-$5,000 to win + USCS Sprints

(Saturday) May 7-World of Outlaws Late Model Series-$10,000 to win

 

April 2nd, 2016 Race Results

Smoky Mountain Speedway
Maryville, TN

ULTIMATE SUPER LATE MODELS

1.  Donald McIntosh # 7
2.  Tommy Kerr # 4t
3.  Dylan Ames # 77a
4.  Aaron Ridley # 81
5.  Cory Hedgecock # 23
6.  TJ Reaid # 41
7.  Kenny Collins # 1c
8.  Derek Ellis # 99
9.  Chris Ferguson # 22
10.  Jason Croft # 9
11.  Glenn Elliott # 5
12.  Vic Hill # 1
13.  Nick Latham # 31
14.  Roger Best # 1g
15.  Dustin Linville # D8
16.  Bobby Giffin # 97
17.  Riley Hickman # R1
18.  Shanon Buckingham # 21b
19.  Mack McCarter # 51
20.  Dusty Carver # 9
21.  Dennis Franklin # 2
22.  Robby Moses # 21m
23.  Casey Roberts # 101
24.  Mark Douglas # 52d

DID NOT QUALIFY:  Anthony White (2x), Brian Ligon (4), Jeremy Hines (5h), Ashton Winger (12), Zach Leonhardi (24), Jeff Wolfenbarger (28), Jason Welshan (29), James Kelso (41), Bo Shirley (111), Billy Ogle, Jr. (201)

UCRA CRATE LATE MODELS

1.  Riley Hickman # R1
2.  Jensen Ford # 83
3.  Jake Teague # 117
4.  Forest Trent # 101
5.  Cory Hedgecock # 23
6.  Greg Martin # 24
7.  Rusty Ballenger # 29
8.  Josh Fields # 11
9.  Brett Wyatt  # 17
10.  Greg Huskey # 32
11.  Heath Hindman # 9
12.  Cruz Skinner # 11
13.  Kip Sawyer # 44
14.  Michael Smith # 15
15.  Kenny Kizzar # 157
16.  Evan Taylor # 36
17.  Cameron Skinner # 33x
18.  Brandon Miller # 89
19.  Van Lester # 50
20.  Ronnie Cooper # 10
21.  Anthony White # 2x
22.  Robert Gant # 22

DID NOT START:   Jason Welshan (29), Jimmy Elliott (J39), Pierce McCarter (71)

STREET STOCKS

1.  Robbie Comer # 42
2.  Jason Savage # 84
3.  Charlie Bates # 27
4.  Tim Totherow # T39
5.  Jeff McLemore # J3
6.  Ben Sexton # 6
7.  Chad McLemore # 3
8.  Morris Wilson # 76

DID NOT START:  Tim Kilby (T11)

NEXT EVENT:

Saturday, April 23rd

Rockin’ With The Stars presented by WIMZ 103.5 FM

Southern All Stars Super Late Models – $5,000 to win
USCS Outlaw Sprint Cars
USCS 600 Mini Sprints

Upcoming Event this Saturday Night April 2nd

Saturday, April 2nd, 2016 Schedule of Events

 

Ultimate Super LM Series vs. Battle of the Bluegrass Series 40 Lap- $5,000 to win
UCRA (United Crate Racing Alliance) $2,500 to win
Street Stocks $500 to win

Print

 

Pit Gates Open at 2PM
Grandstand and Tier Open at 4PM
(will open Earlier if Traffic backs up)

Drivers Meeting: 6:30PM
Hot Laps: 7:00 PM

Pit Pass:
Adults: $35
11 and Under: $15

Tier Parking:
Adults: $25
(6-11): $10
5 and Under: FREE

Grandstand:
Adults: $20
(6-11): $5
5 and Under: FREE

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Hot Laps:
Street Stocks
Ultimate SLM
UCRA Crate LM;s

Qualifying:
Ultimate SLM
UCRA Crate LM’s

**INVOCATION AND NATIONAL ANTHEM**

Heats/ B-Mains:
Ultimate SLM Heats- 8 Laps
UCRA Crate LM Heats- 8 Laps
Street Stock Heats- 6 Laps
UCRA Crate LM B-Mains- 10 Laps

**INTERMISSION**

Feature Races:
Ultimate SLM- 40 Laps
Street Stocks- 15 Laps
UCRA Crate LM’s- 40 Laps

Smoky Mountain Speedway Hosts Ultimate Series on April 2 for $5,000-to-win

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Smoky Mountain Speedway Hosts Ultimate Series on April 2 for $5,000-to-win

 

Contact: Chris Tilley

Smoky Mountain Speedway Public Relations

606-219-1723 | tilleyracing@gmail.com

 

MARYVILLE, Tenn. – Mar. 23, 2016 – After the record-setting Tennessee Tipoff Classic on March 12, the Smoky Mountain Speedway will get back to action on Saturday April 2nd hosting the Ultimate Super Late Model Series for a $5,000-to-win event.

 

The Ultimate Super Late Model Series will take on the Ultimate Battle of the Bluegrass Series in a 40-lap $5,000-to-win race. Along with the Super Late Models, The United Crate Racing Alliance (UCRA) tour will be on hand paying $2,500-to-win and the Street Stocks will also race for $500-to-win. Casey Roberts of Toccoa, Ga. is the defending Ultimate Super Late Model Series champion. Randy Weaver of Crossville, Tenn. is a three-time Ultimate series winner at Smoky Mountain with two victories in 2015 and one victory in 2014. Dillon Wood of Daytona Beach, Fla. won in 2013 while Vic Hill of Mosheim, Tenn. and Ray Cook of Brasstown, N.C. took victories in 2012.

 

The pits will open on April 2nd at 2:00 pm, while the grandstand and tier parking gates open at 4:00 pm, and the driver’s meeting is set for 6:30 pm and hot laps will roll out around 7:00 pm. Adult general admission for the April 2nd event will be $20.00. Adult tier parking is $25.00 per person and adult pit passes are $35.00.

 

Scott Bloomquist of Mooresburg, Tenn. captured the Old Man’s Garage Spring Nationals Series-sanctioned Tennessee Tipoff Classic presented by Hard Rock Café of Pigeon Forge on March 12thwhich paid the Hall of Famer $15,000 for his efforts. Michael Courtney won the Sportsman Feature on Friday March 11th that paid $2,000 while Robbie Comer claimed the Street Stock feature event win on March 12th which paid $2,000-to-win.

 

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.

 

Upcoming Smoky Mountain Speedway Events:

(Saturday) April 2-Ultimate Super Late Model Series-$5,000 to win

(Saturday) April 23-Southern Allstars Dirt Racing Series-$5,000 to win + USCS Sprints

(Saturday) May 7-World of Outlaws Late Model Series-$10,000 to win

Scott Bloomquist Shines in Spring Nationals Series Tennessee Tipoff Classic at Smoky Mountain

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Scott Bloomquist Shines in Spring Nationals Series Tennessee Tipoff Classic at Smoky Mountain

 

Contact: Chris Tilley

Spring Nationals Series P.R. Coordinator

606-219-1723 | tilleyracing@gmail.com

 

MARYVILLE, Tenn. – Mar. 12, 2016 – Scott Bloomquist of Mooresburg, Tenn. rolled to his first-career Old Man’s Garage Spring Nationals Series victory while also becoming the 17th different tour winner on Saturday Night during the Tennessee Tipoff Classic presented by Hard Rock Café of Pigeon Forge at the Smoky Mountain Speedway.

 

Bloomquist and pole-sitter Randy Weaver swapped the lead multiple times during the mid-race point of the 75-lapper with Bloomquist going on to win the $15,000 first place prize. Bloomquist drove the Reece Monuments, Mark Martin Automotive, Crop Production Services, Dyna-Gro, Allstar Performance, Sorbea Chiropractic, Horton Oil, Base Race Fuels, Hawkeye Trucking, Hoosier Racing Tire, Lucas Oil Products, Ole Smoky Moonshine, Penske Shocks, Sweet Manufacturing and Wels Wheels-sponsored Andy Durham Racing Engines-powered Sweet-Bloomquist Race Cars to the victory.

 

Three caution flags slowed the event. On lap 38, an inadvertent caution came out, on lap 58 the next yellow came out as Tommy Kerr stopped in turn four and the final yellow flew on lap 39 as Robby Moses slowed on the front-chute with a right-front flat tire.

 

The next Old Man’s Garage Spring Nationals Series by Schaeffer’s Oil events are on Friday March 25 and Saturday March 26 at Senoia (Ga.) Raceway paying $4,000-to-win and $6,000-to-win respectively.

 

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 .

 

Official Summary of Results

 

Feature Results of “Tennessee Tipoff Classic” at Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tenn. on March 12, 2016:

 

1. Scott Bloomquist-Mooresburg, Tenn.

2. Randy Weaver-Crossville, Tenn.

3. Mike Marlar-Winfield, Tenn.

4. Darrell Lanigan-Union, Ky.

5. Dale McDowell-Chickamauga, Ga.

6. Jimmy Owens-Newport, Tenn.

7. Don O’Neal-Martinsville, Ind.

8. Jared Landers-Batesville, Ark.

9. Donald McIntosh-Dawsonville, Ga.

10. Earl Pearson Jr.-Jacksonville, Fla.

11. Shanon Buckingham-Morristown, Tenn.

12. Joey Coulter-Concord, N.C.

13. Ryan King-Seymour, Tenn.

14. Cory Hedgecock-Loudon, Tenn.

15. David Payne-Murphy, N.C.

16. Robby Moses-Maryville, Tenn.

17. Kyle Pierce-Statesville, N.C.

18. Tommy Kerr-Maryville, Tenn.

19. Stacy Boles-Clinton, Tenn.

20. Greg Johnson-Bedford, Ind.

21. Jason Welshan-Maryville, Tenn.

22. Vic Hill-Mosheim, Tenn.

23. Bobby Giffin-Maryville, Tenn.

 

Time of Race: 34 minutes, 46 seconds

Margin of Victory: 08.579 seconds

Yellow Flags: Three (laps 38, 58, 59)

Red Flags: None

Lap Leaders: Weaver (1-34), Bloomquist (35-36), Weaver (37), Bloomquist (38-75)

Entries: 27

FK Rod Ends Overall Fast Time: Scott Bloomquist-14.901 seconds

Keyser Manufacturing 11th Place Award: Shannon Buckingham

Highest Finishing CT525 Engine ($200): None

Highest Finishing Steel Head/SPEC Engine ($200): None

Provisional Starters: Stacy Boles, Bobby Giffin, Kyle Pierce

 

Heat-One Finish: Randy Weaver, Darrell Lanigan, Shanon Buckingham, Vic Hill, Cory Hedgecock, David Payne, Stacy Boles.

 

Heat-Two Finish: Joey Coulter, Dale McDowell, Robby Moses, Ryan King, Tommy Kerr, Bobby Giffin, Kyle Pierce.

 

Heat-Three Finish: Scott Bloomquist, Jared Landers, Jimmy Owens, Jason Welshan, Mack McCarter, Mark Douglas, Chris Madden (DQ’ed).

 

Heat-Four Finish: Mike Marlar, Donald McIntosh, Earl Pearson Jr., Don O’Neal, Greg Johnson, Steve Smith.

 

Consolation Race Finish: Cory Hedgecock, Tommy Kerr, Greg Johnson, David Payne, Bobby Giffin, Stacy Boles, Kyle Pierce, Mack McCarter, Steve Smith (DNS), Mark Douglas (DNS).

 

Current Spring Nationals Series Points (after March 12, 2016)

1. Scott Bloomquist-200

2. Randy Weaver-196

3. Mike Marlar-194

4. Darrell Lanigan-192

5. Dale McDowell-190

6. Jimmy Owens-188

7. Don O’Neal-186

8. Jared Landers-184

9. Donald McIntosh-182

10. Earl Pearson Jr.-180

 

Weaver, Coulter, Bloomquist and Marlar Win Tennessee Tipoff Preliminaries

Old Man's Garage Spring Nationals
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Weaver, Coulter, Bloomquist and Marlar Win Tennessee Tipoff Preliminaries
Contact: Chris Tilley
Spring Nationals Series P.R. Coordinator
606-219-1723 | tilleyracing@gmail.com
MARYVILLE, Tenn. – Mar. 11, 2016 – The Old Man’s Garage Spring Nationals Series presented by Schaeffer’s Oil opened up the Tennessee Tipoff Classic presented by Hard Rock Café of Pigeon Forge with preliminary raceson Friday night at Smoky Mountain Speedway.
Randy Weaver of Crossville, Tenn. captured the First Heat race, Joey Coulter of Concord, N.C. was victorious in the Second Heat while Scott Bloomquist of Mooresburg, Tenn. went on to take the win in Heat Three and Mike Marlar of Winfield, Tenn. won the Fourth Heat race.
Scott Bloomquist was the fastest qualifier of the stout field of 27 entries with a 14.901 second lap.
Saturday’s program continues with a full show for the Street Stocks ($2,000-to-win) and the Last Chance race and 75 lap $15,000-to-win Tennessee Tipoff Classic finale. The driver’s meeting is set for 6:30 pm tonight and hot laps will roll out around 7:00 pm.
Heat-One Finish: Randy Weaver, Darrell Lanigan, Shanon Buckingham, Vic Hill, Cory Hedgec0ck, David Payne, Stacy Boles.
Heat-Two Finish: Joey Coulter, Dale McDowell, Robby Moses, Ryan King, Tommy Kerr, Bobby Giffin, Kyle Pierce.
Heat-Three Finish: Scott Bloomquist, Jared Landers, Jimmy Owens, Jason Welshan, Mack McCarter, Mark Douglas, Chris Madden (DQ’ed).
Heat-Four Finish: Mike Marlar, Donald McIntosh, Earl Pearson Jr., Don O’Neal, Greg Johnson, Steve Smith.
Sweet-16 Feature Lineup:
Row-1: Randy Weaver and Scott Bloomquist
Row-2: Joey Coulter and Mike Marlar
Row-3: Darrell Lanigan and Jared Landers
Row-4: Dale McDowell and Donald McIntosh
Row-5: Shanon Buckingham and Jimmy Owens
Row-6: Robby Moses and Earl Pearson Jr.
Row-7: Vic Hill and Jason Welshan
Row-8: Ryan King and Don O’Neal
Row-9: Consey 1st and Consey 2nd
Row-10: Consey 3rd and Consey 4th
Row-11: Provisional and Provisional
Consey Lineup (10 laps-Top-4 transfer):
Row-1: Cory Hedgec0ck and Tommy Kerr
Row-2: Mack McCarter and Greg Johnson
Row-3: David Payne and Bobby Giffin
Row-4: Stacy Boles and Kyle Pierce
Row-5: Mark Douglas and Steve Smith

Practice Postponed until Thursday 3/10

Due to illness in the family of Smoky Mountain Speedway ownership, we have made the decision to cancel the open practice scheduled for Saturday, March 5th.

We will re-schedule the open practice for Thursday evening, March 10th leading into the Tennessee Tipoff Classic weekend. Pit gates will open at 5pm. Practice will run from 6pm-9pm. Pit admission will be $20 per person.

Thanks for your understanding and please remember the Sellers family in your thoughts and prayers.