Smoky Mountain Speedway Readies for King of the Mountain Fall Classic Sept. 20th
By Chris Tilley, CT Marketing
MARYVILLE, TN (September 11, 2014)—In the track’s final Stock Car racing event of the season, the Annual King of the Mountain Fall Classic presented by Hooters of Knoxville, Tenn. will take place on Saturday Night September 20th at the Smoky Mountain Speedway.
The Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series-sanctioned $5,000-to-win event will be joined by the Limited Late Models ($1,500-to-win) and the Street Stocks ($500-to-win) during the night’s activities.
During the intermission, the Smoky Mountain Hall of Fame Inductees will be introduced. This year’s inductees are Scott Sexton, Dewey Floyd, Billy Palmer, Jim Hunter and Bobby Denton.
Activities for the Annual King of the Mountain Fall Classic presented by Hooters of Knoxville will see the pit area open at 3:00 p.m., while the general admission area and tier parking area opens at 4:00 p.m. The drivers meeting will take place at 6:30 p.m., with practice laps set to begin at 6:50 p.m., followed immediately by time trials and green flag racing. Ticket prices in the general admission area will be $15 for adults (children ages 6 to 11 will be $5 and children ages 5 and under will be free) and tier parking it will be $20 for adults, while a pit pass will be $35.
There have been eight Super Late Model events held already at Smoky Mountain Speedway with five different winners gracing victory lane as Dale McDowell picked up the $7,500 NDRL-sanctioned win on March 7 then Chris Madden picked up the night two victory worth $12,500 on March 8. Billy Ogle Jr. scored the $6,000 prize in the Old Man’s Garage Spring Nationals Series-sanctioned event win on April 5th while Ogle again took the payday, this time $5,000 during the SAS-Rockin’ with the Stars event on April 26th.
Casey Roberts of Toccoa, Ga. would claim $10,000 during the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned Ole Smoky Moonshine Classic event on June 21st. On Friday July 11th Randy Weaver went on to claim the Ultimate Super Late Model Series-sanctioned $5,000-to-win event. Chris Madden won his second feature of the season at Smoky Mountain on Friday NightAugust 1st pocketing $5,300 with the Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Series. On August 16th, Chris Madden would claim $5,010 in the 10th Annual CT Promotions Iron-Man Classic event on Saturday Night August 16th.
On Friday & Saturday October 10 & 11, Smoky Mountain Speedway will host the ‘Mass Night of Destruction” Monster Truck Thrill Show featuring Barbarian, Illuminator, Hurricane Force, Stinger and Equalizer. In addition to the huge thrill show, a Demolition Derby will be held each night.
Smoky Mountain Speedway would like to thank the following track partners including: Arizona Sport Shirts, Blount Excavating , Bobcat of Knoxville, CDE Electrical Contracting , East Tennessee Auto Outlet, FireAde, Food City, Hoosier Dirt Tire South, Hooters, Insane Cane Media, InsideDirtRacing.com, Jet’s Pizza, MRM Racing Photos, Napa Auto Parts, Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, Outdoor Life R.V., Stanley Best Heating & Air, TennesseeRacer.com, Tennessee R.V. Sales & Service, Ujunkdit.com, Wells Racing Photography, WIMZ Classic Rock 103.5 FM.
Racing action for Smoky Mountain Speedway includes the hosting of other special events throughout the 2014 season including: Ray Cook’s Old Man’s Garage Spring Nationals Series, Ray Cook’s Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Series, American Modified Series, World of Outlaws Late Model Series, United Sprint Car Series, Ultimate Super Late Model Series, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, National Dirt Racing League and the Southern All Stars Series.
Smoky Mountain Speedway is located at 809 Brickmill Road in Maryville, TN 37801. The track phone number is (865) 856-8989. You can obtain further information on Smoky Mountain Speedway by logging on to www.smokymountainspeedway.com . Be a follower of Smoky Mountain Speedway on Twitter by following @SMOKYMTNSPEED.