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Smoky Mountain Speedway continues aggressive 2013 with visit by Spring Nationals 4/13

 

By Chris Tilley, Spring Nationals and Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Series PR/Announcer

 

BRASSTOWN, NC (April 3, 2013)—The Spring Nationals Series will make a stop at Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, TN on Saturday Night April 13th paying $6,000 to win / $500 to start which is presented by East Tennessee Auto Outlet. In addition to the Ray Cook-Promoted tour, the American Modified Series will be in attendance paying $3,000 to win / $225 to start, the Street Stocks will race for $300 to win while the Mini Stocks will be competing for $200 to win.

 

This will be the second of a double-header weekend as the series will be at Tri-County Race Track in Brasstown, NC on Friday Night April 12th for Round # 3 paying $4,000 to win.

 

In the first event held at Smoky Mountain Speedway on March 23rd, Jonathan Davenport of Blairsville, GA held off a hard-fought battle with Ray Cook to take the $5,000 victory in the WIMZ 103.5 Rockin’ with the Stars event. Other upcoming events for Smoky Mountain Speedway include the World of Outlaws Late Model Series on Friday Night April 26th for $10,000 to win, then United Sprint Car Series on May 4th for $3,000 to win and rounding out the month of May includes a stop by the Ultimate Late Model Series paying $4,000 to win.

 

On Saturday April 13th the Pit gates will swing open at 3:00 pm and Grandstand/Tier Parking gates opening at 4:00 pm with Driver’s Meeting slated for around 6:30 pm. Adult General Admission is $20.00 with Adult Tier Parking $25.00 and Adult Pit Passes being $35.00.

 

The Smoky Mountain Speedway hosts special events throughout the 2013 season including: Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series, 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 to www.smokymountainspeedway.com . Be a follower of Smoky Mountain Speedway on Twitter by following @SMOKYMTNSPEED.

 

Further information on Ray Cook’s Spring Nationals Series can be obtained by logging on to the official series website located at www.southernnationalsseries.com .

 

Spring Nationals Series $6,000 to win purse (50 Laps): 1) $6000, 2) $3000, 3) $1800, 4) $1200, 5) $1000, 6) $900, 7) $800, 8) $700, 9) $680, 10) $660, 11) $640, 12) $620, 13) $600, 14) $580, 15) $560, 16) $540, 17) $520, 18) $500, 19) $500, 20) $500, 21) $500, 22) $500

Current Spring Nationals Series Points (after March 16th):

1. Steve Casebolt-200 (Richmond, IN)

2. Billy Ogle Jr.-196 (Knoxville, TN)

3. Chris Madden-194 (Gray Court, SC)

3. John Blankenship-194 (Williamson, WV)

5. Dale McDowell-190 (Chickamauga, GA)

6. Ty Dillon-188 (Lewisville, NC)

7. Steve Francis-186 (Ashland, KY)

8. David Payne-184 (Murphy, NC)

9. Eric Jacobsen-182 (Watsonville, CA)

10. Mark Vineyard-180 (Powell, TN)

 

2013 Spring Nationals Series Schedule:

Fri March 15-Volunteer Speedway-Bulls Gap, TN-$4,000 to win Dale McDowell winner

Sat March 16-Volunteer Speedway-Bulls Gap, TN-$10,000 to win John Blankenship winner

Fri April 12-Tri-County Race Track-Brasstown, NC-$4,000 to win/$400 to start

Sat April 13-Smoky Mountain Speedway-Maryville, TN-$6,000 to win/$500 to start

Thur April 18-201 Speedway-Sitka, KY-$4,000 to win/$400 start

Fri April 19-Ponderosa Speedway-Junction City, KY-$5,000 to win/$450 start

Sat April 20-Cleveland Speedway-Cleveland, TN-$5,000 to win/$450 start

Thur May 9-Duck River Speedway-Wheel, TN-$4,000 to win/$400 start

Fri May 10-Boyd’s Speedway-Ringgold, GA-$4,000 to win/$400 start

Sat May 11-Dixie Speedway-Woodstock, GA-$6,000 to win/$500 start

 

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