Tennessee State Championship Race less than two weeks away at Smoky Mountain Speedway


By Chris Tilley-CT Marketing


MARYVILLE, TN (October 15, 2013)—Final details are being made for the Tennessee State Championship Race presented by NAPA Auto Parts on Friday/Saturday October 25/26 at Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, TN.


On Friday Night October 25th the Super Late Models will open up the weekend with an un-sanctioned 20-lap $2,000 to win / $250 to start event. The Limited Late Models will race for $2,000 to win / $200 to start, the Modifieds will race for $400 to win and the Mini Stock/Front Wheel Drive division will compete for $400 to win.


On Saturday Night October 26th the Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series will sanction the 50-lap $10,000 to win / $500 to start Tennessee State Championship Main event for the Super Late Models. The Crate Late Models will race for $2,000 to win / $200 to start while the Street Stocks will race for $500 to win and the Classic Cars will make their lone season appearance to Smoky Mountain paying $500 to win.


Ticket price amounts have been released for the two-day event. Grandstand admission for Friday October 25th will be $10.00, Tier Parking is $15.00 and Pit Passes are $30.00. On Saturday October 26th Grandstand admission is $20.00 while Tier Parking is $25.00 and Pit Passes will be $40.00. A specially priced Two-Day Pass will be offered as follows: Two-Day Grandstand Admission is $25.00, Two-Day Tier Parking Pass is $35.00 and a Two-Day Pit Pass is $65.00.


Times for the event have also been released. On Friday October 25th the Pit Gates will open at 3:00 pm while the Grandstands and Tier Parking will open at 5:00 pm and the Driver’s Meeting is at 7:00 pm with Hot Laps to follow. On Saturday October 26th the grounds will be secure and pits cleared from 1:30 until 2:00 then re-open. The Grandstands and Tier Parking will open at 5:00 pm and the Driver’s Meeting will begin at 6:00 pm with Hot Laps to follow.  A driver’s autograph session will be held in the main grandstand area from 5:15-5:45 on Saturday afternoon.


Racing action for Smoky Mountain Speedway includes the hosting of other special events throughout the 2013 season including: Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series, Ray Cook’s 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, Southern Regional Racing Series and the Ultimate Late Models.


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