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.
The Crate Late Models will have their Championship race on
Monday September 3rd during the Seventh annual Labor Day Championship
paying $2,000-to-win featuring Faster Pastor races and Fireworks.
The Independence Day Championship race featuring a Huge Fireworks
show will be on Monday Night July 2nd with the Southeastern
Sportsman Limited Late Models racing for $1,500-to-win.
The Brucebilt Performance Iron-Man Open Wheel Modified Series
will make their first-ever visit on Friday May 11th paying $1,553-to-win.
This will mark the first time the Open Wheels have ever raced
at the Western North Carolina oval.
The Fifth Annual Pony/Street Stock Summer Shootout will take
place on Friday Night June 22nd paying $600-to-win plus a full
The Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models will make two appearances
to Tri-County Race Track on Friday May 11th and Friday August
24th paying $1,800-to-win each visit. The 602 Thunder Series
will make two stops to Tri-County Race Track on Friday June
8th and Friday August 10th paying $1,200-to-win each visit.
On Friday Night August 10th the Eighth Annual ever-popular
Back-to-School Nickel Night for the kids will take place along
with a full racing program for all divisions. Fan Appreciation
will take place on Friday July 13th with $7.00 general admission
with a full racing program.
During each special event at Tri-County in 2018, it will also
be a full racing program for the other divisions with other
special events to be announced.
In addition to the action-packed stock car program at Tri-County,
the Go-Karts will return to action as the track will host the
Sixth Annual Tarheel Nationals on Saturday September 15th. The
Tough Trucks and Demolition Derby will take place on November
2 and 3 with other events that weekend TBA.
All events at Tri-County Race Track are subject to change throughout
the season. Please visit www.TriCountyRaceTrack.com for more
2018 Tri-County Race Track Schedule:
**Features Friday Night Racing unless otherwise noted**
March 9-Open Practice-6:00 until 9:30 pm
March 16-Southern Nationals Bonus Series $3,000-Season Opener-Weekly
Program & Mod Lites
March 30-Weekly Racing Program and Kids Bicycle Races
April 13-Weekly Racing Program-First Points Race
April 27-Weekly Racing Program-KMSA Mini Stocks & Weekly
May 11-Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models $1,800 plus Brucebilt Iron-Man
Open Wheels $1,553
Monday May 28-Memorial Day Championship-Southern Nationals Bonus
Series-$3,000-Weekly Program & Fireworks
June 8-602 Thunder Series $1,200 plus Weekly Racing Program
June 22-Pony & Street Stock Summer Shootout-$600 to win
plus Weekly Racing Program
Monday July 2-FIREWORKS plus Southeastern Sportsman Limited
Late Models $1,500
July 13-Fan Appreciation Night-$7.00 Admission plus Weekly Racing
July 27-Dollar Dog Night plus Weekly Racing Program
August 10-602 Thunder Series $1,200 & Weekly Racing Program
& Back to School Nickel Night
August 24-Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models $1,800 plus Weekly Racing
Monday Sept. 3-Labor Day Championship-Weekly Racing Program
& Faster Pastor Race & Fireworks
Saturday Sept. 15-Sixth Annual Tarheel Nationals-Go-Karts
Sept. 28-15th Annual Tarheel 50-$10,000 to win Southern Nationals
Bonus Series-Weekly Program
November 2 & 3-TBA, Tough Trucks and Demolition Derby