World of Outlaws Invade Smoky Mountain Speedway for Mountain Outlaw 50 May 13th

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By Chris Tilley, CT Marketing Services


MARYVILLE, Tenn. (May 7, 2017)—The Fifth Annual Mountain Outlaw 50 for Smoky Mountain Speedway will take place on Saturday May 13th as the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series will invade the ½ mile oval located just outside of Maryville, Tenn. In addition to the ground-pounding Super Late Models, the Sportsman Late Models will compete for $1,200-to-win and the Street Stocks will race for the $800 top prize at Tennessee’s Special Event track.


Previous World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series winners at Smoky Mountain Speedway include Scott Bloomquist of Mooresburg, Tenn. in 2015 and 2016, Shane Clanton of Zebulon, Ga. in 2013 and Rick Eckert of York, Pa. in 2004. The event was rained out in 2014.


Smoky Mountain Speedway has hosted two Super Late Model events so far in 2017 as Dale McDowell of Chickamauga, Ga. scored the $7,500 top prize on April 1st during the unsanctioned event victory and Brandon Sheppard of New Berlin, Ill. took home the $7,500 payday in the SAS-sanctioned Rockin’ with the Stars event on April 29th.


Also announced, as the Street Stocks take to the track for this Saturday’s action, they will run under a new rules package. The new rules, which are listed on the track’s website at will fall under the same rules as area race tracks 411 Motor Speedway, Volunteer Speedway and Tazewell Speedway.


On Saturday May 13th, the pit gates open at 12:00 pm and the tier parking plus grandstand gates will swing open at 3:00 pm. The driver’s meeting will be at 7:00 pm and hot laps will roll out at 7:30 pm.


The World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series tire rule for Saturday’s event as follows: Hoosier 1300 and 1350 along with the American Racer 44 and 48 (these are allowed on all four corners) while the Hoosier 1450 and 1600 and the American Racer 53 and 56 will be allowed as right-rear options.


Adult general admission is $25.00 while children ages 6-11 will be admitted for $5.00 and children five and under will be admitted for free. Adult tier parking admission is $30.00 while children ages 6-11 will be $10.00 and children five and under are free. Adult pit passes are $40.00 per person while children 11 and under are $15.00.


The 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 . Be a follower of Smoky Mountain Speedway on Twitter by following @SMOKYMTNSPEED.


More information on the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series can be obtained by viewing .


Upcoming Smoky Mountain Speedway Events:

May 13-World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series-$10,000 to win

June 3-Iron-Man Late Models $5,000 to win and Iron-Man Modifieds $1,500 to win