Tri-County Race Track Hosts $3,000 Independence
Day Championship on Monday, July 4th!!!
one of the best kept secrets in the southeast. Tri-County Race
Track, nestled in the Western North Carolina Mountains will
play host to another exciting event on Monday July 4th as the
Sixth Annual Independence Day Championship race will pay $3,000
to the Super Late Model feature winner. The Limited Late Models
($800-to-win), Crate Late Models ($700-to-win), Interstate Welding
Modified Street ($400-to-win), Street Stocks ($300-to-win) and
the Pony class ($300-to-win) will all be racing during the night’s
activities. A huge Fireworks display will light up the night
sky before the main event.
In seven events contested so far at Tri-County Race Track,
David Payne of Murphy, N.C. has captured three wins which came
on May 6th in the $3,000 Spring Championship race, June 10 and
most recently June 24. Jonathan Davenport of Blairsville, Ga.
won the $4,000 Southern Nationals Bonus Series-sanctioned Memorial
Day Championship race on May 30th in front of a record crowd
while Shawn Chastain of Murphy, N.C. (March 25), Kenny Collins
of Colbert, Ga. (April 8) and Austin Smith of Cedartown, Ga.
(April 29) have all claimed one victory a piece at the Brasstown,
The Super Late Model tire rule for Tri-County Race Track on
Monday July 4th is as follows: American Racer 44, 48 & 56
(RR option only) and Hoosier 1300, 1350 & 1600 (RR option
only). The Super Late Model entry fee will be $80.00. Southern
Nationals Series body and weight rules will be in utilized.
On Monday July 4th the pit & grandstand gates open at
4:00 pm with the Driver’s Meeting slated for 6:30 pm and
racing to begin at around 7:00 pm. Adult General Admission is
$18.00 with children ages 11-16 admitted for $10.00 while children
ten and under are free. Adult Pit Passes are $30.00 while children
ages 11-16 admitted for $15.00 while children ten and under
Further information on the Tri-County Race Track can be obtained
by calling the track Hotline at (828) 837-3815 or Ray Cook (@RayCook53)
at (828) 360-5353 or log on to www.TriCountyRaceTrack.com .
Tri-County July 4th Purse (40 laps): 1) $3000, 2) $1500, 3)
$1000, 4) $800, 5) $600, 6) $500, 7) $480, 8) $460, 9) $440,
10) $420, 11) $400, 12) $380, 13) $360, 14) $340, 15) $320,
16) $300, 17) $300, 18) $300, 19) $300, 20) $300.
Upcoming Tri-County Race Track Events:
Monday July 4-Independence Day Championship-$3,000 for Super
Friday July 15-Fan Appreciation Night ($7.00 Admission) + Tough
Trucks +Full Program
Thursday July 21-Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nat’s
Series-$3,500 for Super Late Models