Smoky Mountain Speedway returns to racing on Saturday, June 29 with tripleheader

Smoky Mountain Speedway returns to racing on Saturday, June 29 with tripleheader

Smoky Mountain Speedway returns to racing on Saturday, June 29 with a tripleheader of exciting racing action. The Mountain Moonshine Classic will see three exciting racing series competing on one night of racing.

The Schaeffer’s Iron Man Late Model Series invades Smoky Mountain for a $3,000 to win race. Maryville’s Robby Moses leads the series point standings heading into this weekend’s racing action fresh off his win last week. A number of top local and regional super late model drivers will be on hand vying for the $3,000 top prize.

The Durrence Layne Dirt Late Model Series will make their first visit of 2019 for a $3,000 to win race. Jake Knowles leads the series standings followed by Cruz Skinner, Oakley Johns, Tyler Wood, and Jake Rainey. Other local and regional crate late model racers will be competing.

The Brucebilt Iron Man Modified Series also make their first visits to SMS of 2019 with a $2,000 to win race. Area and regional open wheel standouts will be racing on June 29.

Pit gates open at 2:00. Grandstand and tier parking gates open at 4:00. The driver’s meeting is scheduled for 6:30 followed by hot laps and racing action at 7:00

Grandstand ticket prices are $20 for adults, kids 6-11 are $5, and children 5 and under are free. Tier parking tickets are $25 for adults, kids 6-11 are $10, and children 5 and under are free. Pit passes are $35 for adults, kids 11 and under are $20. 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. Forms can be downloaded from the track’s web site.

During the intermission, there will be a coin and candy toss for kids 11 and under for kids in the grandstands and in tier parking.

Two lucky fans will win the thrill of a lifetime by entering two separate contests. The first winner will win a ride in the track’s new water truck during the parade laps of the Iron Man Late Model race and watch the race from the infield. The second winner will wave the green flag for the Iron Man Late Model race.

Smoky Mountain Speedway will also be offering several meal deals during the whole night. Several $5 fuel deals will be available including a hamburger or cheeseburger, chips or fries, and a drink for just $5. Several combos will be available.

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.

SMS welcomes the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series on Saturday, June 15 for a one-day, $15,000 to win race

SMS welcomes the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series on Saturday, June 15 for a one-day, $15,000 to win race

Maryville, Tennessee – Smoky Mountain Speedway welcomes the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series on Saturday, June 15 for a one-day, $15,000 to win race. The Big Daddy 60 is presented by East Tennessee Auto Outlet.

Defending series champion and current series points leader Jonathan Davenport leads the field heading into the June 15 event at Smoky Mountain Speedway. Earl Pearson Jr. and Tyler Erb are neck-and-neck for second place in the series standings. Other series regulars expected include Devin Moran, Josh Richards, Tim McCreadie, Jimmy Owens, Hudson O’Neal, Don O’Neal, Kyle Bronson, Billy Moyer Jr., Shanon Buckingham, and Stormy Scott.

Other regional and area drivers expected include Chris Madden, Dale McDowell, Mike Marlar, Donald McIntosh, Tommy Kerr, Tanner English, Vic Hill, Robby Moses, Ricky Weiss, Dakotah Knuckles, Ryan King, and more.

Previous Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series winners at Smoky Mountain Speedway were Casey Roberts in 2014, Randy Weaver in 2016, and Dale McDowell in 2017. The 2018 event was rained out.

Also racing on June 15 will be the limited late models for $1,200 to win and the sportsman late models for $800 to win.

Pit gates, Grandstand and Tier parking gates all will open at 12:00.  Be advised as spots in tier parking will quickly fill up. The drivers meeting is scheduled for 7:00 with hot laps to follow beginning at 7:30. Be advised as spots in tier parking will quickly fill up. The drivers meeting is scheduled for 6:30 with hot laps to follow beginning at 7:00.

Grandstand ticket prices are $30 for adults, kids 6-11 are $5, and children 5 and under are free. Tier parking tickets are $35 for adults, kids 6-11 are $10, and children 5 and under are free. Pit passes are $40 for adults, kids 11 and under are $20. 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. Forms can be downloaded from the track’s web site

Chairs will only be allowed on the concrete areas of the grandstands. Small seatbacks and cushions are permitted elsewhere. Fans that are using large chairs are asked to use the top rows to prevent blocking others view. Anyone wanting a seat on the concrete bleachers are asked to get to the track early. The grandstands can withhold large crowds, however, seating may become limited.

The deadline for media credential requests for the June 15 Lucas Oil race is Tuesday, June 11. No walk-up credentials will be issued. All credential requests will be made through the speedway. 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 at www.smokymountainspeedway.com/news/media-credentials.

East Tennessee Auto Outlet is the presenting sponsor of the Big Daddy 60 and a long time supporter of Smoky Mountain Speedway. East Tennessee Auto Outlet has three locations of quality, pre-owner vehicles in Athens, Etowah, and Madisonville. They can also locate that vehicle on your wish list. Check out their inventory or find their locations at www.easttennesseeautooutlet.com.

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. For series information, visit the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series web site at www.lucasdirt.com.