THE 2018 TRI-COUNTY
RACE TRACK AWARDS BANQUET WILL BE HELD AT THE BRASSTOWN COMMUNITY
CENTER ON FRIDAY NIGHT, JANUARY 11 AT 7:00PM!
NOVEMBER 3, 2018
Chip Brindle Tops UCRA Foes for
$2,500 Win in Tri-County Race Track Season Finale!
the final event of the 2018 racing season at Tri-County Race
Track in Brasstown, North Carolina, Chip Brindle beat the 16
other entrants with the UCRA Series to pocket the $2,500 windfall!
Overcoming power steering woes late in the feature distance,
the Chatsworth, Georgia driver led flag-to-flag to win tonight's
UCRA season finale. Chip beat Ethan Hunter, Jason Deal, Michael
Courtney, and Jimmy Elliott to the checkers to bag his first
series win of 2018. (McLeod Media Services
Promoter Ray Cook would like to thank all of the drivers,
car owners, crew members, sponsors, track employees, and fans
for their support of Tri-County in 2018 and can't wait to see
everyone again at the track in 2019!!! |
Casey Roberts Captures Fourth Career Tarheel 50 Friday
Night at Tri-County Race Track
Roberts of Toccoa, Ga. scored his fourth career FK Rod Ends
Tarheel 50 presented by Jacky Jones Automotive Group on Friday
Night at Tri-County Race Track in Brasstown, N.C. (McLeod
Media Services Photo)
Roberts took the lead on lap 23 from Dale McDowell and never
looked back en route to the $10,000 payday. Roberts crossed
the line ahead of Ross Bailes, Michael Brown, Kenny Collins
and Scott Bloomquist in the 53-lapper in front of a packed house.
Nine Different Winners Thrill Fans in Annual Labor
Day Championship Race Tonight!!!
If you like dirt track racing, Tri-County Race
Track was the place to be on Labor Day, as a whopping nine different
divisions took to the racing surface at the Brasstown, North
Carolina facility. Jason Deal picked up the $2,000 top prize
in the UCRA feature event for the Crate Late Models, while Kenny
Collins rallied for the $1,500 winner's check with the Southeastern
Late Model Sportsman Series. Jamie Oliver then bested David
Payne in the Super Late Model class to pocket another $1,500
payday. Thanks to everyone who came out to the track tonight
to enjoy a fun-filled, family night at the races!!!
David Payne Wires Strong Field to Collect $1,800
with Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Model Series!
his May series victory at his home track, David Payne of nearby
Murphy, North Carolina won tonight's Blue Ridge Outlaw Late
Model Series main event at Tri-County Race Track! Leading all
the way from his outside front row starting spot, David topped
Levi Hicks and polesitter Daniel Wilson for an $1,800 victory.
Other winners on the evening included Jason Deal (Crate Late
Models), Greg Suddereth (Modified Street), Charles Devine (Street
Stock), Justin Taylor (Pony), Dillon Daves (602 Rookie), and
Jim Exum (Front Wheel Drive). |
Oliver, English, Anderson,
Taylor, Harper, Burk, Davies, and Hughes are the Hottest Dogs
at Tri-County on Dollar Dog Night
It was Dollar Dog Night at Tri-County Race Track
tonight, but eight drivers in the pit area solidified themselves
as the hottest dogs in Brasstown, North Carolina by recording
feature victories in their respective divisions! Jamie Oliver
(Super Late Model), Wesley English (Limited Late Model), Jacob
Anderson (Crate Late Model), Kenny Taylor (Modified Street),
Michael Harper (Street Stock), Franklin Burk (Pony), Dillon
Daves (602 Rookie), and Hunter Hughes (Front Wheel Drive) all
mastered the 1/4-mile bullring tonight to reach victory lane.
Scott Hunter Bests Strong Field in Lucas Oil Southern
States Midget Series Show at Tri-County Race Track!
Fan Appreciation Night greeted the loyal fans
tonight at Tri-County Race Track in Brasstown, North Carolina,
along with a special visit by the Lucas Oil Southern States
Midget Series. A strong field of midget cars were on hand tonight
and Scott Hunter walked away victorious at the 1/4-mile bullring.
Other race winners tonight included David Payne (Super Late
Models), Kip Cochran (Limited/Crate Late Models), Greg Suddereth
(Modified Street), Michael Harper (Street Stock), Harley Holden
(Pony), Jacob Hamby (602 Rookie), and James Klaucke (Front Wheel
Drive). | full
Drew Collins Repeats in Independence Day Championship
at Tri-County Race Track!!!
Drew Collins, of Auburn, Georgia, outdueled
Wesley English tonight in the 'Independence Day Championship'
at Tri-County Race Track in Brasstown, North Carolina to win
the track's Southeastern Late Model Sportsman Series event for
the second year in a row! Collins led the final five circuits
to earn the $1,500 payday ahead of English, Daniel Wilson, Kip
Cochran, and Clayton Turner. Promoter Ray Cook would like to
thank all of the drivers, teams, fans, and staff for their support
of tonight's race and wishes everyone a safe and happy 4th of
July holiday!!! | full
Michael Barnett Pockets $1,200 for 602 Thunder Series
Victory at Tri-County Race Track!!
The 602 Thunder Series roared into Tri-County
Race Track tonight and Michael Barnett drove his #37 machine
to victory in the 25-lapper to record the $1,200 victory over
Ricky Smith, Greg Suddereth, Rod Roberts, and Booman Galloway!
Seven other classes were also in action at the Brasstown, North
Carolina facility with Jamie Oliver, Clayton Turner, Jason Deal,
Michael Harper, Ryan Crawford, Jason Berrong, and Hunter Hughes
also celebrated in victory lane. Next up at TCRT will be a Pony
& Street Stock Summer Shootout on Friday evening, June 22.
David Payne Bags $1,800 for Blue Ridge Outlaw Late
Model Win; Billy Workman, Jr. Victorious in Modified for $1,553
A huge eight program extravaganza greeted the
faithful fans at Tri-County Race Track in Brasstown, North Carolina
tonight - a show that was highlighted by visits by the Blue
Ridge Outlaw Late Model Series and the Brucebilt Iron-Man Open
Wheel Modified Series. On a night that saw former NASCAR star
Ken Schrader tackle the 1/4-mile bullring, David Payne came
out on top of the Late Model feature to pocket an $1,800 paycheck,
while Billy Workman, Jr. beat out a strong field of Modifieds
for the $1,553 top prize! | full
MAY 4, 2018
Seven Different Winners Reach Victory Lane in First
Points Night at Tri-County Race Track!
The first points race of the 2018 racing season
took place earlier tonight at Tri-County Race Track in Brasstown,
North Carolina and seven different winners celebrated in victory
lane. Shawn Chastain, Jacob Anderson, Greg Suddereth, Michael
Harper, Adam Brooks, Jacob Hamby, and Hunter Hughes all emerged
victorious at the 1/4-mile bullring and got a jumpstart on their
2018 Championship hopes. Our next event will be Friday, May
11 featuring the Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models ($1,800 to win)
and the Brucebilt Iron-Man Open Wheel Modified Series ($1,553
to win). Come out to the track and watch former NASCAR star
Ken Schrader in racing action!!! |
APRIL 12, 2018
McIntosh, Cochran, Deal, Smith, Harper, Burk, Southard,
& Hughes Victorious in Thursday Night Thunder!
A special Thursday Night Thunder program finally
beat Mother Nature tonight and a huge throng of over 70 racecars
packed the pit area at Tri-County Race Track. Donald McIntosh
captured the $1,500 top prize in the Super Late Model division,
while Kip Cochran, Jason Deal, Ricky Smith, Michael Harper,
Franklin Burk, Allison Southard, and Hunter Hughes all took
wins in their respective divisions. In addition, a fun night
was to be had by all the youngsters in attendance, as the Kids
Bicycle Races were exciting as always! |
MARCH 16, 2018
Shane Clanton Mr. Domination During Southern Nationals
Bonus Opener at Tri-County
Clanton of Zebulon, GA captured his third career Schaeffer’s
Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series presented by Sunoco Race
Fuels and Tennessee RV victory on Friday Night March 16th at
Tri-County Race Track in Brasstown, N.C. Clanton lead start
to finish for the $3,000 payday while driving the Weldbank Energy,
Super K Express and Penske Shocks-sponsored Clements Racing
Engines-powered Capital Race Car. (McLeod
Media Services Photo)
"I don't know what to say about this Ray Cook, (series
promoter) he's trying to be the innovator of the sport for safety
and put racing back in our hands. It's pretty exciting to come
and win a first race with the chains on," stated winner
Shane Clanton. | full
Tarheel 50 Headlines Action-Packed 2018 Schedule
of Events for Tri-County Race Track
Promoter Ray Cook and the Tri-County Race Track located in Brasstown,
N.C. have released the schedule of events for the 2018 racing
season. The 15th Annual Tarheel 50 will be the largest paying
event in the storied track’s history paying $10,000-to-win
on Friday Night September 28th. The season will officially kick-off
with an open practice session on Friday evening March 9th from
6:00 until 9:30 pm.
The Super Late Models will see three 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 16th for the Season Opener paying $3,000-to-win. On March
16th the Mod Lites will make their first appearance to Tri-County.
The series will again visit on Monday May 28th for the Eighth
Annual Memorial Day Championships paying $3,000-to-win and a
big Fireworks show will light up the night sky. The final stop
of the series to Tri-County will be on Friday Night September
28th for the 15th Annual Tarheel 50, which will pay $10,000-to-win.