Caps Off 2020 Season at Smoky Mountain Speedway
7, 2020) Smoky Mountain Speedway will close out the 2020
season with two big nights of racing on October 16 & 17. The
King of the Mountain Championship Weekend will crown champions
in two touring series and two SMS divisions with over $100,000
in prize money up for grabs.
Racing action begins on Friday, October 16 with the Southern
All-Stars, American Crate All-Stars, and Topless Outlaws Late
Models Series in action. The Southern All-Stars and Topless Outlaws
will each be racing for $3,000 to win while the American Crates
will race for $2,000 to win. The limited late model championship
will be decided as part of the Topless Outlaw race. Kyle Courtney
holds a comfortable lead over Austin Neely and Bobby Giffin.
Racing continues on Saturday, October 17 with the Southern All-Stars
and American Crate All-Stars back in action along with the sportsman
late models. The Southern All-Stars will be racing for $7,000
to win. American Crates racing for $3,000 to win, and sportsman
late models racing for $1,500 to win. Champions in all three divisions
will be crowned.
Billy Franklin leads the Southern All-Stars point standings over
Mark Dodson. Trevor Sise and Tyler Arrington are locked in a tight
battle in the American Crate points. Jed Emert has a sizable lead
over Brandon Miller and Jake Whitehead in the sportsman late models.
It is also Back the Blue weekend. Any law enforcement officer
from Blount or the surrounding counties will receive free admission
as a way to say thanks to all those that serve. Free admission
is good for both nights. Also, each officer will receive a $10
meal card courtesy of Hicks and Law Insurors located in Maryville,
On Friday, October 16, pit gates open at 3:00. Grandstand and
tier parking gates open at 4:00. The drivers’ meeting is
scheduled for 6:00 with hot laps to follow at 6:30.
Friday’s grandstand ticket prices are $15 for adults, kids
11 and under are free. Tier parking tickets are $20 for adults,
kids 11 and under are free. Pit passes are $35 for adults, kids
11 and under are $15. Minors 18 and under must submit a Minor
Release and Waiver of Liability form signed by parent/legal guardian.
If form is not signed in the presence of a Smoky Mountain Speedway
official, it must be notarized. Forms can be downloaded from the
track's web site.
On Saturday, October 17, pit gates open at 2:00. Grandstand and
tier parking gates open at 3:00. The drivers’ meeting is
scheduled for 5:30 and hot laps will follow at 6:00.
Grandstand ticket prices are $25 for adults, kids 11 and under
are free. Tier parking tickets are $30 for adults, kids 11 and
under are free. Pit passes are $35 for adults, kids 11 and under
There will be no personal vehicles allowed to park inside the
pit gates due to the number of racers expected for this event
on both nights. Only select track personnel will be allowed to
park in the pit area, no exceptions.
The deadline for media credential requests is Wednesday, October
14. No walk-up credentials will be issued. All credential requests
will be made through the speedway and not through the series or
any sponsors. Credentials will not be issued to individuals. Credentials
must be made by a recognized media organization. Anyone that has
covered a prior event this season must submit a new request as
credentials do not carry over from event to event. The request
form and guidelines for credentials can be found on the track's
web site on the contact page.
Smoky Mountain Speedway is located 12 miles south of Maryville,
Tennessee. From Maryville, take Highway 411 south for 10 miles
and turn left onto Brick Mill Road. Follow Brick Mill Road for
approximately 2 miles, the racetrack is on the right. The first
entrance is for grandstand parking. The second entrance is for
tier parking and campground access. The pit entrance is the next
right on Crye Road.
For additional information, contact the speedway at 865-856-8989
or visit www.SmokyMountainSpeedway.com.
Smoky Mountain Speedway is sponsored by East Tennessee Auto Outlet,
Food City, Rural King, Phoenix Conversions, Tate’s Hardware
in Vonore, Smoky View NAPA Auto Parts, Stanley Best Heating and
Air, GW Towing & Recovery, Smoky Mountain Harley Davidson,
Air Med Care, Matco Tools by Ronnie Dunlap, InsideDirtRacing.com,
and DBE Excavating.