Tri-County Race Track Releases 2014 Schedule of
Events Highlighted by Multiple Specials!!!
Track Promoter Ray Cook and the staff at the Tri-County Race
Track are pleased to announce their 2014 schedule of events,
which can be found on the SCHEDULE
page of the website! The schedule has a little something for
everyone, as special events will be held for all classes including
visits by the Old Man's Garage Spring Nationals, NeSmith Chevrolet
Dirt Late Model Series, USCS Sprint Car Series, and Southern
Nationals Series Bonus Races. In addition, the Go-Karts, Flat
Track Motorcycles, and Monster Trucks will once again pay a
visit to the 1/4-mile bullring in 2014.
We look forward to starting our season with an
open practice session from 6:00pm - 10:00pm on Friday, March
21. Pit admission will only be $15.00, while grandstand admission
for practice will be free!
Monster Trucks, Demo Derby, and Awards Ceremony
Close Out 2013 Season at Tri-County Race Track!
2013 campaign wrapped up at Tri-County Race Track on October
25-26 with a big two-day show featuring Monster Trucks, Demo
Derby, and Awards Ceremony. Thanks to everyone who came out
to the track over the weekend to witness the season-ending spectacular.
The Monster Trucks put on a great show and Jeffrey Wood came
out on top of the Demo Derby to claim the $1,000 top prize!
Also, congrats to all of our Track Champions that were celebrated
at the speedway on Friday night. Information on the 2014 season
will be posted on the website in the upcoming months!!!
for Photos from the Weekend!
Casey Roberts Claims Second Tarheel 50 Win at Tri-County
Race Track to Record $4,053 Payday!!!
Roberts, of Toccoa, Georgia, became the first repeat winner
of Ray Cook's 'Tarheel 50' tonight at the Tri-County Race Track
in Brasstown, North Carolina! Casey, who won this event back
in 2011, timed in second quickest during the qualifying session
and came out on top of the 53-lapper to score the $4,053 payday.
The driver of the Jimmy and Ann Cushman-owned #101 Capital racecar
took the checkers ahead of Billy Ogle, Jr., Don O'Neal, Brent
Dixon, and Clint Smith. Ricky Smith (Crate Late Model), Mike
Bryson (Modified Street), Jeff Gunter (Street Stock), and Brandon
Stroud (Pony) also cashed winner's checks tonight at the 1/4-mile
10th Anniversary of the Tarheel 50 will be Ran Friday,
October 4th at Tri-County Race Track!!!
The 10th anniversary running of the Ray Cook-promoted Tarheel
50 - presented again this year by Hogsed Sports Wear in Warne,
NC and Jacky Jones Automotive Group - is set to go on Friday
Night, October 4, 2013 at the Tri-County Race Track in Brasstown,
The largest paying Stock Car event of the season will pay $4,053
to win / $400 to start event and feature a complete show for
the Super Late Models including practice, Time Trials (Six drivers
will be locked into the main), Last Chance Races and the 53-lap
main event. The Crate Late Models will race for $600 to win,
the Interstate Welding Modified Streets race for $400 to win,
the Street Stocks race for $300 to win and the Pony division
will race for $300 to win. This will be the final racing event
of the season for Tri-County Race Track.
David Payne, Charlie Parker, Jason Deal, Jeffrey
Wood, Charles Toomey, Marty Clark, & Cody Smith Take Final
Point Night Wins!
exciting point chases were finally decided tonight in the final
point event of the 2013 racing season at Tri-County Race Track!
David Payne, Charlie Parker, Jason Deal, Jeffrey Wood, Charles
Toomey, Marty Clark, and Cody Smith all walked away victorious
in the 'Tarheel 50' tune-up show, which was held in front of
a great crowd. Next up at the 1/4-mile Brasstown, North Carolina
bullring will be the 10th Annual 'Tarheel 50' on Friday, October
4 featuring Super Late Models for $4,053 to win!!! |
Kip Cochran, Jason Deal, Jim Twiggs, Doug Sellers,
Marty Clark, and Cody Smith Big Winners on Labor Day!!!
was a great crowd and a terrific field of cars at the Tri-County
Race Track on Monday, September 2 for the 3rd Annual 'Labor
Day Championship.' Kip Cochran took the checkers with the Southeastern
Late Model Sportsman Series to grab the $1,500 payday, while
Jason Deal took home the other $1,500 top prize in the National
Title Pawn Crate Late Model division. Other winners tonight
were Jim Twiggs, Doug Sellers, Marty Clark, and Cody Smith.
Thank you to everyone who came out to the track and a special
thanks to everyone who helped donate over $3,000 to area Christian
schools! | full
The Inaugural Tarheel Nationals at Tri-County Race
Track Deemed A Huge Success!!!
would like to thank everyone for coming out to the inaugural
Ray Cook’s 'Tarheel Nationals' at Tri-County Race Track
on Saturday, August 24. We had a great crowd with some awesome
racing. A total of 186 karts were on the grounds for the huge
day of racing and Josh Darnell was the big 'Tarheel Nationals'
winner, as he pocketed a cool $5,300!!! Next up at Tri-County
will be the 3rd Annual 'Labor Day Championship' on Monday, September
2 featuring both the Limited Late Models and the Crate Late
Models racing for $1,500 to win!!! |
Payne, Parker, Kennersley, Suddereth, and Sellers
Among Winners on Back to School Nickel Night!
It was the annual Back to School Nickel Night at the Tri-County
Race Track and a good crowd was on hand and lots of cars were
in the pit area. David Payne (Super Late Model), Charlie Parker
(Limited Late Model), Brian Kennersley (Crate Late Model), Greg
Suddereth (Modified Street), and Doug Sellers (Street Stock)
were among tonight's winners at the Brasstown, North Carolina
bullring. Over 100 kids also participated in finding 12,000
nickels on the front stretch during intermission. For those
fans in attendance tonight (August 16), you can bring your ticket
stub to the August 24 'Tarheel Nationals' and receive $3.00
off admission! | full
results | kids winners
Tri-County Race Track Gears Up for Tarheel Nationals
- $5,300 to Win Kart Extravaganza!!!
Ray Cook and Rodney Byers have teamed up together to bring the
karts onto the big track! On August 24, the inaugural Ray Cook
'Tarheel Nationals' will invade Tri-County Race Track in Brasstown,
North Carolina. Tri-County is known throughout the car racing
circuit for having a smooth racing surface, along with awesome
racing. Phil Combs will be in the house calling all the racing
action. Chase’n Race’n Illustrated will also be
providing media coverage. Maxxis Goldspeed will also be there
with their famous orange trailer.
PRO BOX STOCK EL #375 - $5,300 to WIN GUARANTEE – 50
El Tires, Big pipe, $125 entry
1st $5,300, 2nd $2,000, 3rd $1,000, 4th $500, 5th $300, 6th
Maxxis Tires, 7th Maxxis Tires, 8th Maxxis Tires, 9th Maxxis
Tires, 10th Maxxis Tires | race
SEMDTRA Flat Track Motorcycles Put On A Great Show
at Tri-County Race Track!!!
Thank you to all of the riders and fans for coming out and supporting
our SEMDTRA Flat Track Motorcycle event on Saturday, August
3!!! The show was a success, as there was a great bike count
and a lot of kids participating in the bicycle races. We hope
everyone enjoyed the races and we look forward to going back
stock car racing with Back to School Nickel Night on Friday,
August 16. We will have 12,000 nickels up for grabs for the
kids!!! | full
results / photos
Randy Nichols, Charlie Parker, Brett Shook, Lynn
Griggs, Doug Sellers, Marty Clark, and Nic Queen Grab Checkers
The Tri-County Race Track was back in action tonight and seven
different drivers reached victory lane at the Brasstown, North
Carolina bullring. Randy Nichols, Charlie Parker, Brett Shook,
Lynn Griggs, Doug Sellers, Marty Clark, and Nic Queen all came
out victorious tonight. Thanks to everyone who came out to the
races tonight and we hope to see you at our next show, which
will be Flat Track Motorcycles sanctioned by South East Motorcycle
Dirt Track Racing Association (SEMDTRA) and Kids Bicycle Races
on Saturday, August 3. | full
Ethan Hunter, Jamie Oliver, Charles
Devine, & Doug Sellers Take Independence Day Championship
Wins at Tri-County!
Independence Day Championship finally got into the record books
tonight at the Tri-County Race Track in beautiful Brasstown,
North Carolina. Ethan Hunter picked up the $1,500 win in the
Southeastern Late Model Sportsman Series feature event, while
Jamie Oliver, Charles Devine, and Doug Sellers also took home
special event victories. Thank you to all of the fans, drivers,
crew, and sponsors for their support of this event and we look
forward to presenting a regular weekly racing program on Friday,
July 19. | full
Johnny Chastain & David Payne Spilt SLM Wins
at Tri-County; Parker, Shook, Suddereth, Sellers, Clark, &
Smith Also Victorious!
huge night of racing action took place tonight at Tri-County
Race Track, as two Super Late Model events were held, as well
as a full program of other divisions. Johnny Chastain took home
the win in the regular SLM show, while David Payne took the
checkers in the make-up race from a rain-out on April 26. Charlie
Parker, Paydon Shook, Greg Suddereth, Doug Sellers, Marty Clark,
and Jessie Smith also emerged victorious at the Brasstown, North
Carolina bullring tonight. Next up will be the Independence
Day Championship on Friday evening, July 12.
Crawley Races to Third USCS Season Win at Tri-County;
Hosey Nabs First Career USCS 600 Victory!
USCS National Champion Tim Crawley from Benton, Arkansas raced
to his third United Sprint Car Series presented by K&N Filters
feature win on Saturday night before a capacity crowd at Ray
Cook's Tri County Racetrack in the mountains of western North
Crolina. Crawley raced Mike Ward's #88 from the sixth starting
position into the www.rockauto.com United Sprint Car Series
victory lane in the 1st annual "Thunder in the Mountains"
Crawley took the lead with only one lap to go after National
points leader Derek Hagar from Marion, Arkansas appeared to
run out of fuel with one laps to go after leading the first
29 laps of the event. Past series Champion, Terry Gray from
Bartlett, Tennessee finished in the runner-up spot followed
by Eric Riggings, Jr. from Charlotte, North Carolina and Hagar
coasted across the finish line in fourth place followed by veteran
Ray Bugg from Iuka, Mississippi who rounded out the top five.
MAY 27, 2013
Dillon Wood Takes Back-to-Back Memorial Day Championships
at Tri-County Race Track!
Dillon Wood put an exclamation point on a very profitable Memorial
Day Weekend! The New Smyrna Beach, FL driver earned $3,000 on
Monday Night May 27th as he claimed back-to-back Circuit World-sponsored
Memorial Day Championship Victories at the Tri-County Race Track
in Brasstown, NC. The driver known as ‘Sunshine’
pulled into Victory Lane while driving the Keyser Manufacturing,
Integra Shocks, GW Performance and Gotta Race sponsored Clements
Racing Engines powered Rocket Chassis. This was Wood’s
second win of the weekend as on Saturday Night he claimed $4,000
at Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, TN with the Ultimate
Late Model Series tour.
In preliminary qualifying action that set the field, Toccoa,
GA’s Casey Roberts lowered the track’s qualifying
record to a 12:434 second lap of the 18 entries at the Ray Cook-promoted
track which drew a record-high 74 cars in five divisions for
action on a beautiful Memorial Day evening.
MAY 10, 2013
Shawn Chastain Pockets $1,000 for Spring Championship
Win; Six Other Drivers Reach Victory Lane on a Busy Night!
huge night of racing action greeted the fans at Tri-County Race
Track tonight, as the Spring Championship took place, as well
as three make-up features from a rain-out on April 26. Shawn
Chastain was the night's big winner, as he took home the $1,000
top prize in the Limited Late Model portion of the Spring Championship.
Wesley English, Brian Kinnersley, Greg Suddereth, Doug Sellers,
Marty Clark, and Cody Smith also graced victory lane. Next up
at Tri-County will be the 3rd Annual Circuit World Memorial
Day Championship featuring Super Late Models paying $3,000 to
the winner on May 27! | full
APRIL 26, 2013
Jason Deal, Greg Suddereth, and
Shannon Smith Victorious at Tri-County; Four Features Postponed
Race Track almost beat Mother Nature tonight, as three of the
seven classes were able to finish their feature events before
the rains ultimately wiped out the rest of the program. Jason
Deal (Crate Late Model), Greg Suddereth (Modified Street), and
Shannon Smith (Street Stock) came out on top of their respective
A-Mains. The Super Late Model feature has been rescheduled for
June 7, while the Limited Late Model, Pony, and Front Wheel
Drive main events have been pushed back to setup Double Features
on May 10. | full
APRIL 12, 2013
Casey Roberts Captures $4,000 for Spring Nationals
Victory; Elliott, Suddereth, and Sellers Also Grace Victory
huge crowd piled into the Tri-County Race Track tonight, as
Ray Cook's Spring Nationals Series rolled into town to sanction
a huge Super Late Model event. Casey Roberts came out on top
of a wild 40-lapper, which featured tons of two and three wide
racing action. In the end, Roberts picked up the $4,000 top
prize over Billy Ogle, Jr., Stacy Boles, Dale McDowell, and
Johnny Chastain. Other winners during the exciting night were
Chase Elliott (Crate Late Model), Greg Suddereth (Interstate
Welding Modified Street), and Doug Sellers (Street Stock). |
APRIL 3, 2013
Spring Nationals Series Rolls into Tri-County Race
Track on April 12th for $4,000 to win
a successful Spring Thaw at Volunteer Speedway less than a month
ago, the Ray Cook promoted Spring Nationals Series will host
the next double-header weekend of the 10-race mini-tour.
The Tri-County Race Track in Brasstown, NC will be the third
event on the schedule paying $4,000 to win / $400 to start on
Friday Night April 12th. The support classes that night include
the Crate Late Models racing for $500 to win, the Interstate
Welding Modified Street division will race for $300 to win and
the Street Stocks will be competing for $250 to win. A $200
bonus will be paid to the highest finishing Limited Late Model
in the Spring Nationals Super Late Model event. |
Successful Season Opener for Seven Drivers at Tri-County!!!
around 50 racecars piled into the pits at Tri-County Race Track
tonight for the 2013 season lid lifter. Seven different winners
came out on top and got their season off to a great start. David
Payne (Super Late Model), Charlie Parker (Limited Late Model),
Chase Elliott (Crate Late Model), Greg Suddereth (Interstate
Welding Modified Street), Doug Sellers (Street Stock), Marty
Clark (Pony), and Mitchell Lance (Front Wheel) all graced victory
lane at the Brasstown, North Carolina bullring. Thanks to everyone
who came out to the track tonight and we look forward to seeing
you for the big Spring Nationals show on April 12!
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