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SEPTEMBER 28, 2011
Tri-County Race Track Prepares for $3,500 to win Tarheel 50 on October 6!

(BRASSTOWN, NORTH CAROLINA) Following a very successful point season at the Tri-County Race Track, promoter Ray Cook and his staff are actively preparing for the annual running of the 'Tarheel 50' on Thursday night, October 6. Making its return to the Brasstown, North Carolina bullring after a short stint at the Cleveland (TN) Speedway, the 'Tarheel 50' will pay $3,500 to win for Super Late Models on October 6. A strong contingent of drivers is expected for the unsanctioned race, which will be held as the lead-in to a huge Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series weekend at the Dixie Speedway and Rome Speedway in Georgia.

In addition to the Super Late Models racing for $3,500 to win and $400 to start, the Limited/Crate Late Models and the Interstate Welding Modified Hobby divisions will also be in action. The Limited/Crate Late Model class will be racing for $700 to win with the three highest finishing Crate cars receiving an additional $100, $75, and $50 respectively. The winner of the Modified Hobby division will receive $300 for their efforts.

Gates will open at Tri-County at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 6, with the drivers meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m. and racing action slated for 7:00 p.m. Grandstand admission will be $17.00 for adults, $8.00 for kids ages 6-12, and free for children under the age of 5. Pit admission for this year's version of the 'Tarheel 50' will be $30.00 for adults, $15.00 for kids ages 6-12, and free for children under the age of 5. Additional information concerning the Tri-County Race Track can be found by clicking on www.tricountyracetrack.com.

Tarheel 50 Purse: 1) $3,500, 2) $2,000, 3) $1,500, 4) $1,200, 5) $1,000, 6) $700, 7) $600, 8) $500, 9) $475, 10) $450, 11) $440, 12) $430, 13) $420, 14) $410, 15-20) $400

Misc. Tarheel 50 Info: $80 Entry Fee for Super Late Models, $100 Fast Time Award, $100 Slow Time Award, $100 Halfway Leader Award

Super Late Model Tire Rule: Hoosier 1300 and 1350 with a 1600 Option on RR, American Racer 44 and 48 with a 56 Option on RR

Past Tarheel 50 Winners:
2004 - Billy Moyer (Batesville, Arkansas)
2005 - Shane Clanton (Locust Grove, Georgia)
2006 - Jonathan Davenport (Blairsville, Georgia)
2007 - Dennis Franklin (Gaffney, South Carolina)
2008 - Kayne Hickman (Soddy Daisy, Tennessee)
2009 - Dale McDowell (Chickamauga, Georgia) *
2010 - Mother Nature
* Race Held at Cleveland (TN) Speedway

 

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