David Payne Back in Tri-County Victory Lane; English,
Deal, Taylor, Gunter, Cross, & Cochran Also Bag Wins!
first points event of the 2017 season took place earlier tonight
at Tri-County Race Track in Brasstown, North Carolina and seven
different winners celebrated in victory lane! David Payne (Super
Late Models), Wesley English (Limited Late Models), Jason Deal
(Crate Late Models), Kenny Taylor (Interstate Welding Modified
Street), Marlin Gunter (Street Stock), Jamie Cross (Pony), and
Dalton Cochran (602 Rookie) all conquered the 1/4-mile bullring
tonight to claim victories. Next up at Tri-County will be an
open practice session on Thursday, April 20 from 6:00pm-9:00pm.
Grandstand admission is FREE, while pit admission will be $15.00.
Frank Beck Scores Southern States Midgets Series
Win at Tri-County; Seven Others Victorious on Opening Night!
first event of 2017 was held tonight at Tri-County Race Track
and eight different winners emerged victorious on a wild opening
night! Frank Beck reached victory lane with the Southern States
Midgets Series, while David Payne (Super Late Models), Kip Cochran
(Limited Late Models), Jason Deal (Crate Late Models), Greg
Suddereth (Interstate Welding Modified Street), Logan Johnson
(Street Stock), Franklin Burk (Pony), and Avery Breedlove (602
Rookie) also posted wins at the Brasstown, North Carolina facility.
Thanks to everyone who came out to our season opener and we
look forward to seeing you back at the 1/4-mile bullring for
our first points race of '17 on Friday evening, April 14.
Southern Nationals Bonus Series Event at Tri-County
Postponed; Boyd's Speedway Still on for Saturday
to cold temperatures forecasted and late rain for Friday
night, promoter Ray Cook regrettably has to postpone the Season
Opening Southern Nationals Bonus Series event scheduled for Friday
Night March 17, 2017 at Tri-County Race Track. A makeup
date for the Tri-County Race is TBA.
Saturday's Shamrock 40 event at Boyd's Speedway is still on
as scheduled. Saturday March 18th the tour will visit the
David Duplissey and Dale McDowell promoted Boyd’s Speedway
in Ringgold, Ga. for a 40-lap $4,000-to-win and $400-to-start
event. This year’s edition of the Shamrock 40 will also
feature racing in the Crate Late Models ($1,500-to-win), Sportsman
($600-to-win), Hobby ($300-to-win) and Street Stocks ($300-to-win).
Brandon Overton of Evans, Ga. won the 2016 Southern Nationals
Bonus Series version of the Gobbler race that paid $10,000-to-win
at Boyd’s Speedway. Shanon Buckingham of Morristown, Tenn.
opened the 2017 season at Boyd’s Speedway with his $3,500
Cabin Fever 40 victory January 28th in the Schaeffer’s
Oil Iron-Man Championship Series event.
Tri-County Race Track Releases Action Packed 2017
Promoter Ray Cook and the Tri-County Race Track located in Brasstown,
N.C. have released the schedule of events for the 2017 racing
season. The season will officially kick-off with an open practice
session on Thursday evening March 9th from 6:00 until 9:30 pm.
The Super Late Models will see four major events. The Schaeffer’s
Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series presented by Sunoco Race
Fuels and Tennessee RV will visit Tri-County Race Track on Friday
March 17th for the Season Opener paying $3,000-to-win. The series
will again visit on Monday May 29th for the Seventh Annual Memorial
Day Championships paying $3,000-to-win while the final stop
of the series to Tri-County will be on Friday Night September
29th for the 14th Annual Tarheel 50, which will pay $4,053-to-win.
The Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Series presented
by Sunoco Race Fuels and Tennessee RV will again return to the
schedule as the track will host the second series points event
on Monday Night July 17th paying $3,500-to-win.