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Cherokee Cancelled After Strong Storms Sweep the Area

Cherokee Cancelled After Strong Storms Sweep the Area

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Cherokee Cancelled After Strong Storms Sweep the Area
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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series


Cherokee Cancelled After Strong Storms Sweep the Area

Gaffney, SC (June 16, 2022) – Strong gusty winds swept the speedway with severe thunderstorms in the surrounding area Thursday afternoon. Storms caused widespread power outages, that include Cherokee Speedway. The staff at Cherokee Speedway along with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series staff has been forced to cancel the Grassy Smith Memorial Race with no makeup date available in 2022.

The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series now heads to Smoky Mountain Speedway for two days of the Mountain Moonshine Classic presented by Lazydays RV. On Friday, June 17, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will compete in a full program of racing consisting of Allstar Performance Time Trials, Heat Races, and two 30-lap A-Mains paying $5,000 each to win. In addition to the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, the Classic and Front Wheel Drive cars will be in competition on Friday.

On Saturday June 18, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series returns with Heat Races (lineups determined from Friday’s twin A-Main finishes), and B-Mains, all topped off with a 60-lap A-Main paying $50,000-to-win. The Saturday night program will also feature Sportsman Late Models and Mini Stocks.

Both the pit and general admission gates at Smoky Mountain Speedway will open at noon on Friday and Saturday. The drivers meeting will take place at 6:30 PM ET each night with hot laps at 7:00 PM ET. Dirt Racing Outreach will be holding a service at 3:30 PM ET on Saturday at the pavilion located next to the concession stand followed by a driver autograph session at 4:30 PM ET.

Track Information:
Smoky Mountain Speedway
Phone Number: 865-856-8989
Location: 809 Brickmill Road, Maryville, TN 37801
Directions: 4.5 miles southwest of US 129 on US 411, then 1.6 miles south on Brick Mill Road.
Website: www.smokymountainspeedway.com

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Weekend Tire Rules:
Smoky Mountain Speedway: June 17th
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) White Dot
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 a new right rear tire.
*Flat tire must be replaced with a used tire of the same compound and construction to retain starting position.

Smoky Mountain Speedway: June 18th
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) White Dot
1600 NRMW
*Must use the same set of 4 tires for 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:
Smoky Mountain June 17th: 1. $5,000, 2. $3,000, 3. $2,000, 4. $1,500, 5. $1,250, 6. $1,000, 7. $950, 8. $900, 9. $850, 10. $800, 11. $700, 12. $600, 13. $600, 14. $600, 15. $600, 16. $600, 17. $550, 18. $500, 19. $500, 20. $500 = $23,000 (x2)

Smoky Mountain June 18th: 1. $50,000, 2. $20,000, 3. $10,000, 4. $8,000, 5. $7,000, 6. $6,000, 7. $4,500, 8. $4,000, 9. $3,800, 10. $3,600, 11. $3,400, 12. $3,200, 13. $3,000, 14. $2,500, 15. $2,400, 16. $2,300, 17. $2,200, 18. $2,100, 19. $2,000, 20. $2,000, 21. $2,000, 22. $2,000, 23. $2,000, 24. $2,000 = $150,000

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