Cherokee Speedway

RACE RECAP:  2022 Race No. 157 – November 20, 2022...
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Blair Grabs 2022 Rock Gault Memorial at Cherokee
RACE RECAP:  2022 Race No. 157 – November 20, 2022...

RACE RECAP: 2022 Race No. 157 – November 20, 2022...

11/23/2022 -
GAFFNEY, S.C. – Chris “Smokey” Madden won his eight Blue Gray 100 Super Late Model race Sunday at Cherokee Speedway. Madden set quick time and won his
Ross Bailes cruises to Ultimate checkers at Cherok...

Ross Bailes cruises to Ultimate checkers at Cherok...

5/29/2022 -
Ross Bailes made his lone start of the Memorial Day weekend on Sunday afternoon at Cherokee Speedway (Gaffney, S.C.) for the Ultimate Southeast Series
Blair Grabs 2022 Rock Gault Memorial at Cherokee

Blair Grabs 2022 Rock Gault Memorial at Cherokee

3/27/2022 -
By Mike Warren, WOO Sprint Series PR (Gaffney, SC) -- While a World of Outlaws CASE Construction Equipment Feature win slipped through Max Blair’s fin

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RACE RECAP:  2022 Race No. 157 – November 20, 2022 Blue Gray 100

RACE RECAP: 2022 Race No. 157 – November 20, 2022 Blue Gray 100...

11/23/2022
GAFFNEY, S.C. – Chris “Smokey” Madden won his eight Blue Gray 100 Super Late Model race Sunday at Cherokee Speedway. Madden set quick time and won his heat race, all putting him on the pole position for the 100-lap race. He set the pace and had a few challenges when in...more
Ross Bailes cruises to Ultimate checkers at Cherokee

Ross Bailes cruises to Ultimate checkers at Cherokee

5/29/2022
Ross Bailes made his lone start of the Memorial Day weekend on Sunday afternoon at Cherokee Speedway (Gaffney, S.C.) for the Ultimate Southeast Series-sanctioned Mike Butler Memorial. (Zack Kloosterman photos) With his second-fastest qualifying effort placing him on the...more
Blair Grabs 2022 Rock Gault Memorial at Cherokee

Blair Grabs 2022 Rock Gault Memorial at Cherokee

3/27/2022
By Mike Warren, WOO Sprint Series PR (Gaffney, SC) -- While a World of Outlaws CASE Construction Equipment Feature win slipped through Max Blair’s fingers Friday night, he wouldn’t let his inexperience cost him another victory at Cherokee Speedway. PHOTO CREDIT: Jacy...more
Fifth-place finish with World of Outlaws at Cherokee Speedway

Fifth-place finish with World of Outlaws at Cherokee Speedway

3/26/2022
Cla Knight was one of 40 World of Outlaws Case Late Model Series entries on hand at Cherokee Speedway (Gaffney, S.C.) on Friday afternoon for the event co-sanctioned with the Drydene Xtreme DIRTcar Series. Following a fifth-place finish in his heat, Knight secured his spot...more


Lucas Oil Late Models prepping for Southern Tripleheader
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7/5/2018

7/5/2018

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Lucas Oil Late Models prepping for Southern Tripleheader

By Lucas Oil Late Model Series (Batavia, OH) -- The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series heads south this week, tackling three different race tracks in three states along the way. With over $130,000 in prize money up for grabs, the weekend is sure to provide exciting, door-to-door racing action, lap after lap, as the stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series battle a strong contingent of local and regional standouts.

PHOTO CREDIT: Heath Lawson Photography

The action kicks off on Thursday, July 5th at Fayetteville Motor Speedway in Fayetteville, N.C. The Dunn Benson Ford Wayne Gray Sr. Memorial - presented by Campbell University will include a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 50-lap, $10,000-to-win main event for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. The night will also feature: Fayetteville Motor Speedway Late Model, Modified, Pure Stock, and U-Car divisions. For more information, visit: http://www.fayettevillemotorspeedway.com.

Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, S.C. will host the 20th Annual Grassy Smith Memorial on Friday, July 6th. The late Clarence "Grassy" Smith is known throughout the stock car racing industry for his contributions to motorsports and his keen engine building skills. The event will include a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 50-lap, $12,000-to-win main event for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. The SECA Late Models, Limited Sportsmans, Renegades, and Thunders Bombers will serve as support divisions at Cherokee Speedway. Further information is available at: http://www.cherokeespeedwaysc.com.

Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tenn. will cap off the blockbuster weekend on Saturday, July 7th with the 5th Annual Mountain Moonshine Classic. The action-packed event will include a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 50-lap, $12,000-to-win main event. The UCRA Crate Late Model division will compete for $2,000-to-win, while the UCRA 602 Sportsman will chase a $1,000 top prize. The Kajun Mini's will also be in action, competing for $1,200-to-win. For more information, visit: http://www.smokymountainspeedway.com.

Lucas Oil Championship Standings:

POS CAR # DRIVER NAME HOMETOWN POINTS TRAIL BY
1 49 Jonathan Davenport Blairsville, GA 4345
2 1R Josh Richards Shinnston, WV 4155 -190
3 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN 4120 -225
4 1 Earl Pearson Jr. Jacksonville, FL 3955 -390
5 32 Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL 3930 -415
6 39 Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY 3915 -430
7 71 Hudson O'Neal Martinsville, IN 3880 -465
8 5 Don O'Neal Martinsville, IN 3875 -470
9 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN 3735 -610
10 14 Darrell Lanigan Union, KY 3570 -775
11 22 Gregg Satterlee Indiana, PA 3510 -835
12 25Z Mason Zeigler ® Chalk Hill, PA 3390 -955
13 40B Kyle Bronson ® Brandon, FL 3385 -960
13 28 Dennis Erb Jr. Carpentersville, IL 3385 -960

® = Rookie of the Year Contenter

Track Information:

Fayetteville Motor Speedway
Phone Number: (910) 223-RACE (7223)
Tracks Promoter: Jim Long
Location: 3407 Doc Bennett Road, Fayetteville, NC 28306
Directions: I-95 Exit 46A, follow signs for N Carolina 87 S/Elizabethtown and merge onto NC-87 S, turn right onto Doc Bennett Rd, turn right onto Whitman Road, track is 1.6 miles on left.
Website: http://www.fayettevillemotorspeedway.com

Cherokee Speedway
Phone Number: 864-489-1969
Tracks Promoter: Scott Childress
Location: 153 Speedway Road, Gaffney, SC 29340
Directions: I-85 to exit 96, then 0.2 mile south on SR 18, then 0.2 mile east on SR 329, then north.
Website: http://www.cherokeespeedwaysc.com

Smoky Mountain Speedway
Phone Number: 865-856-8989
Tracks Promoter: Casey Moses
Location: 809 Brickmill Road, Maryville, TN 37801
Directions: 4.5 miles southwest of US 129 on US411, then 1.6 miles south on Brick Mill Road.
Website: http://www.smokymountainspeedway.com

Tire Rule for July 5th-7th:
Left Rear/Fronts - Hoosier Rib 28.5 1350
Right Rear for Time Trials, Heats, and B-Mains - Hoosier 03
Right Rear for A-Main - Hoosier LM40

*Must use the same set of 4 tires for Time Trials, Heat Races, and B-Main.
*For the A-Main, competitors may use 3 new tires.
*Cutting and/or siping of any tire IS allowed.

$10,000-to-win Event Purse: 1. $10,000, 2. $5,500, 3. $3,500, 4. $2,750, 5. $2,250, 6. $1,800, 7. $1,500, 8. $1,300, 9. $1,200, 10. $1,100, 11. $1,075, 12. $1,050, 13. $1,025, 14. $1,000, 15. $950, 16. $925, 17. $900, 18. $875, 19. $850, 20. $825, 21. $800, 22. $800, 23. $800, 24. $800

$12,000-to-win Event Purse: 1. $12,000, 2. $5,500, 3. $3,500, 4. $2,750, 5. $2,250, 6. $1,800, 7. $1,500, 8. $1,300, 9. $1,200, 10. $1,100, 11. $1,075, 12. $1,050, 13. $1,025, 14. $1,000, 15. $1,000, 16. $1,000, 17. $1,000, 18. $1,000, 19. $1,000, 20. $1,000, 21. $1,000, 22. $1,000, 23. $1,000, 24. $1,000

For the latest breaking news concerning the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, including the latest series standings, 2018 tour schedule, driver information, and more visit the official website at: http://www.lucasdirt.com.


Submitted By: Kirk Elliott

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