Cherokee Speedway

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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


Fans Return with Series Visits to Cherokee and Smoky Mountain
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6/8/2020

6/8/2020

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series


Fans Return with Series Visits to Cherokee and Smoky Mountain

BATAVIA, OHIO (June 8, 2020) - The stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will return to action on June 12th and 13th at Cherokee Speedway and Smoky Mountain Speedway, with fans in the stands for the first time since February.

The duo of races will get underway on Friday, June 12th with a visit to Gaffney, S.C. A full program is on tap for the 22nd Annual Grassy Smith Memorial – highlighted by a 50-lap, $12,000-to-win main event.

The pit gates at Cherokee Speedway will open at 2:00pm with the general admission gates opening one hour later, at 3:00pm. The drivers meeting is set for 7:00pm, followed by hot laps at 7:30pm. In addition to the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, the Super Sportsman, Street Stock/Crate Sportsman, Stock 4, and Thunder Bomberdivisions will also be in action.

The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series visits Smoky Mountain Speedway on Saturday, June 13th, for the Mountain Moonshine Classic. For the second year in a row, the winner will be leaving Maryville, Tenn. $15,000 richer.

On Saturday, the pit and general admission gates will open at 12:00pm (noon). A driver’s meeting is scheduled for 7:00pm with hot laps to follow at 7:30pm. The Sportsman Late Models and Limited Late Models will serve as support divisions at Smoky Mountain Speedway.

Thrilling news for fans unable to make it out to watch these events in person, the 22nd Annual Grassy Smith Memorial and the Mountain Moonshine Classic have both been added to the LucasOilRacing.tv schedule as LIVE events for those with a monthly or yearly subscription.

Tim McCreadie leads the Lucas Oil championship standings heading into the weekend. Jimmy Owens currently trails McCreadie by 55 points. Jonathan Davenport is third, Devin Moran fourth, while Kyle Bronson and Tyler Erb are tied for fifth in championship standings.

Track and Event Information:
Cherokee Speedway
Phone Number: 864-489-1969
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 on Speedway Road.
Website: www.cherokeespeedwaysc.com

Cherokee Speedway Tire Rule:
Left Rear/Fronts - Hoosier Rib (28.5) 1350
Right Rear – Hoosier (29.0) 1350 NRM, (29.0) NRMW, (92) 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.
*Flat tire must be replaced with a used tire of the same compound and construction to retain starting position.

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

Smoky Mountain Speedway
Phone Number: 865-856-8989
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: www.smokymountainspeedway.com

Smoky Mountain Speedway Tire Rule:
Left Rear/Fronts - Hoosier Rib (28.5) 1350
Right Rear – Hoosier (29.0) 1350 NRM, (29.0) NRMW, (92) 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.
*Flat tire must be replaced with a used tire of the same compound and construction to retain starting position.

Event Purse: 1. $15,000, 2. $6,500, 3. $3,500, 4. $3,000, 5. $2,500, 6. $1,900, 7. $1,700, 8. $1,600, 9. $1,550, 10. $1,500, 11. $1,450, 12. $1,400, 13. $1,350, 14. $1,300, 15. $1,200, 16. $1,100, 17. $1,000, 18. $1,000, 19. $1,000, 20. $1,000, 21. $1,000, 22. $1,000, 23. $1,000, 24. $1,000


Submitted By: Jeremy Shields

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