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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


Trio of Races On Deck at Cherokee and Smoky Mountain
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7/6/2021

7/6/2021

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series


Trio of Races On Deck at Cherokee and Smoky Mountain

Batavia, OH (July 6, 2021) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series rich July schedule continues this Thursday at Cherokee Speedway, Friday and Saturday at Smoky Mountain Speedway.

The weekend kicks off on Thursday, July 8th with a visit to Gaffney, SC. A full program is on tap for the 23rd Annual Grassy Smith Memorial – highlighted by a 50-lap, $10,000-to-win main event.

The pit gates at Cherokee Speedway will open at 2:00 PM with the general admission gates opening one hour later, at 3:00 PM. The drivers meeting is set for 7:00 PM, followed by hot laps at 7:30 PM. In addition to the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, the Super Sportsman, 604 Crate Late Models, Open Wheel Modifieds, and Pure Stock divisions will also be in action.

The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series visits Smoky Mountain Speedway on Friday and Saturday, July 9th and 10th, for two days of the Mountain Moonshine Classic. Teams will have an opportunity to leave Maryville, Tennessee even richer than in years past, with a 40 lap A-Main paying $12,000-to-win on Friday and 60 lap A-Main on Saturday for $20,000-to-win.

On Friday, the pit and general admission gates will open at 12:00 PM (noon). A driver’s meeting is scheduled for 7:00 PM with hot laps to follow at 7:30 PM. The 604 Late Models and Sportsman Late Models will serve as support divisions at Smoky Mountain Speedway.

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 604 Late Models and Red Clay 602 Late Models will serve as support divisions at Smoky Mountain Speedway.

Tickets can be purchased in advance for Smoky Mountain Speedway at: Smoky Mountain Speedway Tickets.

Tim McCreadie leads the Lucas Oil championship standings heading into the weekend. Jonathan Davenport and Hudson O’Neal are currently tied for second, 160 points behind McCreadie. Kyle Bronson currently sits in fourth. The points battle is extremely close in positions five through ten, with only 95 points separating Josh Richards, Tyler Erb, Ricky Thornton Jr, Shane Clanton, Mike Marlar, and Jimmy Owens.

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

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

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Weekend Tire Rule:
Left Rear/Fronts - Hoosier Rib (28.5) 1350
Right Rear - Hoosier (29.0) 1350 NRM, (29.0) 1350 NRMW, (29.0) White Dot 1600 NRM, (29.0) 1600
NRMW
*Must use the same set of 4 tires for Time Trials, Heat Races, and B-Mains.
*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 Purses:
Thursday’s Grassy Smith Memorial 50 laps) - 1. $10,000, 2. $5,500, 3. $3,500, 4. $2,700, 5. $2,500, 6. $2,300, 7. $2,200, 8. $2,100, 9. $2,050, 10. $2,000, 11. $1,600, 12. $1,400, 13. $1,200, 14. $1,000, 15. $950, 16. $925, 17. $900, 18. $875, 19. $850, 20. $825, 21. $800, 22. $800, 23. $800, 24. $800. = $48,575

Friday’s Mountain Moonshine Classic (40 laps) - 1. $12,000, 2. $6,000, 3. $3,500, 4. $2,800, 5. $2,500, 6. $2,300, 7. $2,200, 8. $2,100, 9. $2,050, 10. $2,000, 11. $1,600, 12. $1,400, 13. $1,200, 14. $1,100, 15. $1,050, 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. = $52,800

Saturday’s Mountain Moonshine Classic (60 laps) - 1. $20,000, 2. $9,000, 3. $5,000, 4. $4,000, 5. $3,500, 6. $2,700, 7. $2,500, 8. $2,300, 9. $2,200, 10. $2,100, 11. $2,000, 12. $1,900, 13. $1,800, 14. $1,700, 15. $1,600, 16. $1,400, 17. $1,300, 18. $1,200, 19. $1,200, 20. $1,200, 21. $1,200, 22. $1,200, 23. $1,200, 24. $1,200. = $73,400


Submitted By: Jeremy Shields

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