Big night of racing plus Hall of Fame ceremony at Smoky Mountain Speedway on August 25
August 20, 2018
For immediate release
Maryville, Tennessee – Smoky Mountain Speedway will be back in action on Saturday, August 25 with a big night of racing plus a special night for some racing legends.
The Southern All-Stars presented by Classic Rock 103.5 WIMZ will be the headliner with a 40-lap, $5,000 to win race. Tommy Kerr won the June SAS event at SMS. Jay Scott is the series’ points leader heading into Smoky Mountain. They will be joined by drivers such as Casey Roberts, Shanon Buckingham, Brad Skinner, Vic Hill, Dakotah Knuckles, David Crabtree, Ryan King, Riley Hickman, Robby Moses, Kenny Collins, Bobby Giffin, and more.
Also racing on August 25 will be the United Crate Racing Alliance for $2,000 to win, the UCRA 602 Sportsman series for $1,000 to win, and Kajun Mini Stock Association for a $1,200 to win race.
Pit gates open at 3:00. Grandstand and tier parking gates open at 4:00. The driver’s meeting is set for 6:30 followed by hot laps and qualifying at 7:00.
It will also be Hall of Fame Night at Smoky Mountain Speedway as the newest members of the track’s hall of fame will be inducted. Ronnie Johnson, Rocky Estes, Bill Breeden, Roger Kerr, and Jimmy “Pup” Thomas will be inducted during the intermission of the racing program. There will also be a number of current hall of fame inductees that will be signing autographs and meeting fans from 6:00 until 7:00. Herman Goddard, Randy Bethea, L.D. Ottinger, and others are expected for the meet and greet. A limited number of autograph cards will be provided. Fans may bring their own items to be signed.
Grandstand ticket prices are $20 for adults, kids 6-11 are $5, and kids 5 and under are free. Tier parking is $25 for adults, kids 6-11 are $10, and kids 5 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 an Smoky Mountain Speedway official, it must be notarized. The form can be downloaded from the track’s web site atwww.SmokyMountainSpeedway.com.
Anyone with a ticket stub or an arm band from the July 27 rain out may use them for admittance to this event.
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 more information, visit www.SmokyMountainSpeedway.com or call (865) 856-8989.