Tri-County Race Track Mourns the Loss of Charles
Devine, age 57 of Murphy, North Carolina, passed away Monday,
October 16, 2017 at Mission Hospital in Asheville, North Carolina.
He was born in Shelby County, Kentucky to the late Charles Thomas
Devine, Sr. and Dorothy Shaver Devine. He was the owner and
operator of a tow truck service and was the wrecker driver at
the racetrack for the last six years. Charles loves his family,
racing, horseback riding, camping, and cooking out.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in
death by one daughter Rebecca Devine and one brother Jimmy Schuck.
He is survived by his wife Wendy Devine, one son Charles Thomas
Devine III, one brother Terry Devine, and four grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 6:00pm on Thursday,
October 26 at the Townson-Rose Funeral home Chapel in Murphy.
The family will receive friends after the service. In lieu of
flowers, memorials may be made to the County Mounties of Hayesville.
Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.
2017 Season at Tri-County Race Track Concludes with
Monster Mash Weekend on October 6-7
2017 campaign at Tri-County Race Track in Brasstown, North Carolina
came to a close on October 6-7 with the season-ending 'Monster
Mash' weekend, which thrilled fans with racing action, Monster
Trucks, Tough Trucks, and a Demo Derby. The action-packed two
day extravaganza at the 1/4-mile dirt bullring was the perfect
way to cap off the 2017 season and crown season champions in
each racing division. The staff at Tri-County Race Track would
like to thank all of the fans, drivers, teams, crew members,
sponsors, and track employees for contributing to what was a
great season and we are looking forward to an even bigger and
better 2018, which will include the record $10,000 to win 'Tarheel
Shawn Chastain Wins Thrilling 14th Annual FK Rod
Ends Tarheel 50 at Tri-County Race Track
Chastain overtook race leader Casey Roberts on lap 18 of the
51-lap FK Rod Ends 14th Annual Tarheel 50 and went on to capture
the $4,053 payday on Friday Night during the Schaeffer’s
Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series-sanctioned event at Tri-County
Race Track in Brasstown, N.C. (McLeod Media
The Murphy, N.C. driver also held off a last-lap attempt by
David Payne to go on for the victory while driving the Interstate
Welding and Sims Construction-sponsored Clements-powered Longhorn
Chassis. Chastain became the ninth different winner in ten races
on the tour. |
Here for Full Results of Our Tarheel Nationals for Go-Karts
on Saturday, September 16
Kurt English, Kenny Collins,
& Jason Deal Land Triple Threat $1,500 Wins During Labor
annual Labor Day Championships took center stage at Tri-County
Race Track tonight and eight different winners were able to
celebrate in victory lane at the Brasstown, North Carolina venue.
Kurt English (Super Late Models), Kenny Collins (Limited Late
Models), Jason Deal (Crate Late Models), Ricky Smith (Interstate
Welding Modified Street), Charles Devine, Jr. (Street Stock),
Jamie Cross (Pony), Booman Galloway (602 Beginner), and Josh
Deese (Front Wheel Drive) all received elevated paydays during
the holiday special. Next up at TCRT will be the 'Tarheel Nationals'
for Go-Karts on Saturday, September 16.
Dale Timms Claims $1,500 Victory
with the 602 Thunder Series; Six Other Drivers Nab Wins on Back
to School Nickel Night!
One of the most popular events of each racing season
at Tri-County Race Track is our Back to School Nickel Night
and a lot of area children turned out to fight for their share
of nickels on the front stretch of the 1/4-mile bullring. In
addition, the racing action was fast and furious - highlighted
by Dale Timms' $1,500 triumph in the 602 Thunder Series special.
David Payne (Super Late Models), Wesley English (Limited Late
Models), Brett Shook (Crate Late Models), Charles Devine, Jr.
(Street Stock), Colt Thomason (Pony), and Hunter Hughes (Front
Wheel Drive) also reached victory lane. Next up will be our
Labor Day Championships on Monday, September 4 with a $1,500
payday going to the winner of all three Late Model divisions!!!
Jamie Oliver Takes Super Late Model Checkers; Nine
Different Winners Grace Victory Lane
different classes thrilled race fans during Fan Appreciation
Night at Tri-County Race Track in Brasstown, North Carolina!
Jamie Oliver (Super Late Models), Justin Gravley (Limited Late
Models), Jason Deal (Crate Late Models), Greg Suddereth (Interstate
Welding Modified Street), Charles Devine, Jr. (Street Stock),
Jamie Cross (Pony), Avery Breedlove (602 Beginner), Josh Deese
(Front Wheel Drive), and Mike Davidson (Vintage Cars) all celebrated
in victory lane tonight after conquering the 1/4-mile bullring.
Next up will be the ultra-popular Back to School Nickel Night
at Tri-County on Friday, August 25 featuring the 602 Thunder
Series paying $1,500 to the winner!
Overton Dominant in Schaeffer’s Oil Southern
Nationals Stop at Tri-County Race Track
Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Series presented by
Sunoco Race Fuel and Tennessee RV would visit Tri-County Race
Track in Brasstown, NC for event number two of the 2017 series
points chase and Brandon Overton of Evans, GA would turn in
a dominant performance as he would all thirty-five laps of the
event on his way to a $3,500 payday. (McLeod
Media Services Photo)
Brandon Overton would jump to the lead at the start of the
35 lap Schaeffer Oil A-Main contest, with Donald McIntosh and
Steve Casebolt giving chase, while Craig Vosbergen and Shanon
Buckingham would battle for the fourth position. Overton would
stretch his lead in the early going and would start working
slower traffic by lap six. Buckingham would finally win the
battle for fourth with Vosbergen and claim the position on lap
seven. As Overton continued to motor away from the field and
work traffic with a magic touch, the first of three caution
flags waved on lap eleven when a multi-car tangle on the frontchute
would eliminate Jason Welshan from competition. The restart
would see Overton and McIntosh pull away from the field, while
Buckingham would challenge Casebolt for the third spot and take
it on lap thirteen. Overton would start working traffic again
by lap fifteen as Casey Roberts would make his way into the
top five and grab fourth from Casebolt on lap sixteen.
Independence Day Championship Wins go to Lloyd, Jr.,
Collins, Deal, Suddereth, Barnett, Burke, Gallaway, and Deese!
Independence Day Championship beat Mother Nature tonight and
eight different winners reached Tri-County Race Track victory
lane! Ivedent Lloyd, Jr. (Super Late Models), Drew Collins (Limited
Late Models), Jason Deal (Crate Late Models), Greg Suddereth
(Interstate Welding Modified Street), Michael Barnett (Street
Stock), Franklin Burke (Pony), Booman Gallaway (602 Beginner),
and Josh Deese (Front Wheel Drive) all claimed special event
wins at the Brasstown, North Carolina bullring. Next up on the
racing calendar will be a visit by the Schaeffer's Oil Southern
Nationals Series on Monday, July 17 paying $3,500 to win for
Super Late Models!!! |
Booger Brooks and Jamie Cross Win Specials Tonight
at Tri-County; Oliver, English, Deal, Twiggs, & Berrong
full pit area of racecars provided great racing action once
again tonight at Tri-County Race Track and Booger Brooks (Interstate
Welding Modified Street) and Jamie Cross (Pony) both picked
up special event victories in their respective classes. Also
victorious at the 1/4-mile Brasstown, North Carolina bullring
were Jamie Oliver (Super Late Models), Wesley English (Limited
Late Models), Jason Deal (Crate Late Models), Jim Twiggs (Street
Stock), and Jason Berrong (Front Wheel Drive). Next up will
be a $1,500 to win 602 Thunder Series event & a $600 to
win Street Stock Shootout plus a Regular Show on Friday evening,
Donald McIntosh Grabs SNBS Memorial Championship
Race at Tri-County Race Track
McIntosh of Dawsonville, Ga. became the third different Schaeffer’s
Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series presented by Sunoco Race
Fuels and Tennessee RV winner this season as he captured the
$3,000 payday in the Seventh Annual Memorial Day Championship
race on Friday Night at Tri-County Race Track in Brasstown,
N.C. (McLeod Media Services Photo)
McIntosh drove the Blount Motorsports-owned, Blount Excavating,
Ole Ben Franklin Motors and Tennessee RV-sponsored Vic Hill
Racing Engines-powered Rocket Chassis to the payday, his first-ever
at Tri-County Race Track, his second personal this season and
third-career Bonus Series victory.
Jimmy Johnson Scores $1,500 Payday in Southeastern
Late Model Sportsman Series Shootout at Tri-County!
a rain-out on May 12, the action was fast and furious tonight
at Tri-County Race Track, as eight different feature winners
were crowned including Jimmy Johnson for his impressive $1,500
win in the Southeastern Late Model Sportsman Series shootout.
Also victorious at the 1/4-mile bullring were Shawn Chastain
(Super Late Models), Drew Deaver (Crate Late Models), Greg Suddereth
(Interstate Welding Modified Street), Booger Brooks (Street
Stock), Jamie Cross (Pony #1), Ryan Crawford (Pony #2), and
Avery Breedlove (602 Rookie). Next up will be our annual 'Memorial
Day Championships' on Monday, May 29 featuring Super Late Models
racing for a $3,000 paycheck!
Tri-County (NC) Race Track Adds Bounty on Jason Deal
and Double Features for Friday, May 12th
Ray Cook and Tri-County Race Track in Brasstown, N.C. have announced
a Bounty on Crate Late Model driver Jason Deal starting on Friday
May 12th at the Western-North Carolina bullring.
Track officials would first like to congratulate Jason Deal,
Crate Late Model driver, as he’s won the first three events
at the track. “It’s every driver’s dream to
have a bounty put on them,” said Promoter Ray Cook. Starting
Friday Night May 12th, the bounty for anyone who beats Jason
Deal will receive $300. This bounty will increase $100 during
the three weeks of the bounty.
On May 12th, action will resume at the track for the fourth
event of the season with the Southeastern Sportsman Limited
Late Model Championship racing for $1,500-to-win plus a full
racing program for all divisions including Super Late Models,
Crate Late Models, Interstate Welding Modified Streets, Street
Stocks, Pony and 602 Rookie divisions will all be on tap for
the night’s activities.
Deal Continues Winning Ways at Tri-County; English,
Cochran, Elkins, Twiggs, Cross, & Hedden Also Victorious!
was another exciting night at Tri-County Race Track, as a strong
contingent of competitors put on a great show in front of the
fans at the 1/4-mile Brasstown, North Carolina bullring. Kurt
English (Super Late Models), Kip Cochran (Limited Late Models),
Jason Deal (Crate Late Models), Bobby Elkins (Interstate Welding
Modified Street), Jim Twiggs (Street Stock), Jamie Cross (Pony),
and Chris Hedden (602 Rookie) all celebrated in victory lane
earlier tonight. Next up at Tri-County will be a visit by the
Southeastern Late Model Sportsman Series on Friday, May 12 for
a $1,500 payout. All classes will be in racing action and there
will be a bounty on red-hot driver Jason Deal in the Crate Late
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.