King of the Mountain Fall Classic wraps up 2018 season at Smoky Mountain Speedway

October 1, 2018

Maryville, Tennessee – The final event of the 2018 season at Smoky Mountain Speedway takes place on Saturday, October 6 with the King of the Mountain Fall Classic presented by East Tennessee Auto Outlet. An open practice will also take place on Friday. October 5.

Three big money races are all part of Saturday’s King of the Mountain Fall Classic. The Southern All-Stars return for a $7,500 to win race for the super late models. The Durrance Layne Dirt Late Model Series will race for a $4,000 to win prize for the crate late models. And the Kajun Mini Stock Association is back for a $1,500 to win race.

Jay Scott leads the SAS point standings heading into Saturday’s race. Tommy Kerr and Michael Chilton won earlier SAS races at SMS in 2018. National and regional drivers such as Chris Madden, Dale McDowell, Shane Clanton, Casey Roberts, Shanon Buckingham, Vic Hill, Cory Hedgecock, Dakotah Knuckles, and more are just some of the expected drivers.

Cory Hedgecock leads the Durrance Layne DLMS point standings. Drivers such as Jake Knowles, Ashton Winger, Ronnie Johnson, Jensen Ford, Jake Teague, Greg Martin, and Jimmy Elliott are just some of drivers expected for this event.

An open practice session will take place on Friday, October 5 from 6:00 until 9:00. Pit gates will open at 5:00. The grandstand and tier parking gates will not be open for the practice session. Pit passes are $20 for adults. Kids and under are $10.

The pit area will be cleared at 2:00 on October 6 and will reopen at 3:00. Grandstand and tier parking gates open at 4:00. The driver’s meeting is scheduled for 6:00 followed by hot laps and time trials at 6:30.

Grandstand admission is $20 for adults. Kids 6-11 are $5 and kids 5 and under are free. Tier parking admission 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 at

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 or call (865) 856-8989.

Smoky Mountain Speedway’s 2018 sponsors are American Medical Response, Blount Excavating, CDE Electrical Contracting, East Tennessee Auto Outlet, Food City. NAPA Auto Parts, Smoky View and Garner Brothers NAPA Auto Parts,, Stanley Best Heating & Air, Tennessee RV Supercenter, Tyler Brothers Farm Equipment, West Chevrolet, WIMZ 103.5,, and MRM Racing Photos.