$500 Bounty On Jones For R.A. Jeffreys Budweiser Night At Wake County Speedway This Friday

August 3,2014
Raleigh,N.C.
By Mike Ray and Ms.Hotrod

The finest stars and cars of the tri-state region are set to roar into Wake County Speedway this Friday evening August 8,2014. The R.A. Jeffreys Budweiser night at the races featuring 7 classes of race cars in 7 exciting events just got better with a $500.00 bounty posted by Adam Resnick to any Metal Depot Late Model driver who can beat Goldsboro’s Clay Jones. Jones must be running at the end of either 30 lap feature event to collect the bonus.

The schedule for this Friday includes twin 30 lap features for the Metal Depot Late Models; 25 laps for the Pepsi/ Mountain Dew UCAR/ 4 Cylinder Mini Mayhem combo event. The second appearance of the Southern Ground Pounder Vintage Racing Series, the return of the Pro 4 Modified warriors running a 25 lap feature plus Legends and Bandolero classes running 25 and 15 lap feature events.

Race To Richies contest continues as 1 fan and 1 lucky pitside member will be drawn for a possible chance to win $500,000 dollars at the season ending banquet in November; look for the contest rules on wakecountyspeedway.com. The $20,000 to win Mid-Atlantic Late Model Championship Shootout rules and entry form are also posted on the website, the earlier drivers/ car owners enter the event the lower the entry fee is.

Wake County Speedway is located at 2109 Simpkins Road, Raleigh off Highway 401. Bring your family and friends out for a fun filled evening of up close, in your face racing excitement as the action has been fast and furious all season long at “America’s Favorite Bullring”. Fan Friendly pricing: $12. for adults, $5. for children 5 to 12 years of age and kids under 5 are always free. Trackside rental is available throughout the week,Hoosier Tires and Sunoco Gas are also for sale. The pits open at 5:00 pm and the grandstands open at 6:00 pm. By the Grace of GOD and 600 horsepower,hope to see you at the races! Like Wake County Speedway on Facebook,follow us on twitter @wcspeedway and find us on the www.wakecountyspeedway.com

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Jeremy Ottaway Wins Fan Appreciation Thriller At Wake County Speedway

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July 27,2014
Raleigh,N.C.
By Mike Ray and Ms.Hotrod

Jeremy Ottaway, Raleigh was victorious Friday evening on Fan Appreciation Night at America’s Favorite Bullring.The winner of the Pepsi/ Mt.Dew UCAR/4 Cylinder Mini Mayhem held off Sanford speedster Justin Fussell to make a 2014 trip to victory lane. Raleigh’s10430372_686113954797100_8001011919495032859_n Chris Gault won the 4 Cylinder race within a race. Clay Jones, Goldsboro roared back through the field to win the 50 lap feature event in his Pro Coat Ford Fusion in the Metal Depot Late Model race. Austin Janocha, Clayton was your winner in the 15 lap Bandolero feature with William Trip, Jr. winning the 25 lap feature for the Legends. The Bomber division continues to grow and the winner, the Griswold Family Truckster had fans on their feet,cheering with excitement.

10532358_686113924797103_6793211325929949785_nGoldsboro native Clay Jones continued his quest for the 2014 track championship for the Metal Depot Late Model division with family,friends and crew from victory lane.The speedster came back through the field to grab the win. Ricky Jones,McGee’s Crossroad had a great run to finish in the runner up position. Virginia’s Lin O’Neil had a strong run crossing the stripe in 3rd place followed by Thomas Chapell, Stem and Garner’s Alex Fleming in 4th and 5th place.

The 15 lap Bandoleros feature winner, Austin Janocha had another great run holding off Kade Lambert, Burlington and Ethan Johnson,Fuquay to visit victory lane.The Broadbent brothers, Henry and Zandyr rounded out the top 5 finishers.

Tripp,Jr., roared to victory in the 25 lap Legends event,the popular competitor held off a hunger pack to win in his call #911 hotrod.Tripp had to hold off the fast and furious Justin Mitchell, Jason Austin, Zack Brown and Chris 1899975_686113898130439_8603336910136321016_nStancil to score the victory.

10445505_686114034797092_6367206250977634995_nThe Pepsi/ Mt.Dew Kickstart stars and cars of the 4 Cylinder Mini Mayhem combo event Ottaway held off Fussell, Joey Morgan,Louisburg, Les Fenton, Willow Spring and Michael Woodard, Raleigh to grab the “W”. Wake County Speedway is all about families and fun and the Gault family celebrated in victory lane with 2 podium finishes.Chris Gault, Raleigh won the 25 lap feature event over Jonathan Kornegay, Goldsboro and Kristen Gault, Raleigh. The cars of Dwayne Godwin and Patrick Arch grabbed top 5 finishes.

The Bomber division continues to grow and if you have an interest to race this could be your division. The Griswold Family Truckster complete with a cooler, picnic basket and Carolina Blue Luggage roared to victory over Neon Vernon, the Streaker, 13X and “Dan The Man”.

A huge Wake County Speedway Thank you to all the fans, drivers and crews, the staff and all who helped the track have such a fun filled night of excitement as the 52nd anniversary continues on August 8th. R.A. Jeffreys Budweiser Night at the races comes to the 1/4 mile bullring.Metal Depot Late Models,Pepsi/Mt.Dew Kickstart UCAR/ 4 Cylinder 4′s Mini Mayhem, Modified 4 Cylinders, Legends and Bando’s plus the return of the Touring Series, the Southern 10547678_686113848130444_1414381017761243794_n
Ground Pounder Vintage Racing Series featuring coupes, coaches,Chevelle’s and Nova’s as it was in the 60′s,70′s and 1980′s. Track rental,Hoosier Tires and Sunoco Gas available for sell call Coop,(919)906-1256 for more details.The “Race To Richies” contest rules plus the $20,000 to win Mid Atlantic Late Model Championship entry forms are on the website.Get them today in and save money on your entry for the November 7th and 8th allstar event!

Follow @ecspeedway on twitter, Like us on FB and on the web wakecountyspeedway.com. By the Grace of God and 600 horsepower,hope to see you August 8,2109 Simpkins Road, Raleigh,N.C.

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Fan Appreciation Night This Friday July 25,2014 At Wake County Speedway

July 21,2014
Raleigh,NC
By Mike Ray and Ms.Hotrod

This coming Friday evening Wake County Speedway is the place to be as the 52 nd Fan Appreciation Night celebration roars into “America’s Favorite Bullring”. The fun starts the moment you come through the gate thanks to our Late Model sponsor,Metal Depot as the first 1500 fans will receive Free can coolies! The action on the track continues to heat up with the Metal Depot Late Model cars and stars running a 50 lap feature, the Pepsi/ Mt.Dew Kickstart UCAR/ 4 Cylinder Mini-Mayhem warriors throwing down for 25 laps plus the Legend drivers will run twin 20 lap feature events. The Bandolero young guns will run a 15 lap feature and the Bombers will run a 20 lapper. The “Race To Richies” drawing continues where one lucky fan or one pitside member will have the opportunity to try and win a Half-A-Millon dollars at the season ending banquet

The Pepsi/Mt.Dew Kickstart UCAR/4 Cylinder division superstars put on a great show any time they hit the speedway and to reward the drivers a $200.00 random draw will be given to one lucky driver who competes Friday night. These hard chargers had 1 caution the last event plus remember; run 2 events in a row and receive 1 free tire for the 3rd feature in a row!Wake County Speedway is located at 2109 Simpkins Road,Raleigh off Highway 401 S. Bring your family and friends out this coming Friday! Great Concessions,track swag and more!

Excitement continues to build for the $20,000 to Win Mid-Atlantic Late Model Championship Shootout on November 7th and 8th this fall. The registration forms are available and drivers/car owners can save money by signing up early! This event will draw cars from FL. to Maine, all looking for the big money. Wake County Speedway is open for track rental, Hoosier Racing Tires and Sunoco Racing Fuel

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Jones Wins Atlantic Resources Night At Wake County Speedway In Photofinish

July 14, 2014
Raleigh,N.C.
By Mike Ray and Ms.Hotrod

Atlantic Resources night at races was an action packed evening with 6 feature events and 6 divisions in action at “America’s Favorite Bullring”. The Metal Depot Late Model twin 30 lap feature winner was Goldsboro speedster Clay Jones who turned the double,picking up both trips to victory lane in his Ford. The Bandolero Feature winner was Austin Janocha, the Legends feature winner was Will Bristol and the Pro 4 Modified feature winner was Raleigh’s Keith Oliver.The Pepsi/ Mountain Dew Kickstart UCAR/ 4 Cylinder winners were Darrell Haynie,Raleigh and Sanford’s Justin Fussell in the combo event.

Willow Spring veteran “Racing” Randy Renfrow and Clay Jones had the fans on their feet after the first 30 lap event for the Metal Depot Late Model superstars was a photofinish with Renfrow and Jones roaring out of turn 4 on the final lap side by side to the checkered flag with Jones grabbing the win at the stripe by a bumper! Fuquay-Varina driver Steve Smith continues to impress with a strong run in his ServiceMaster special to come home in 3rd place followed by Alex Fleming and Thomas Chapell rounding out the top 5 finishers.

The Bandolero feature winner was Austin Janocha who visited victory lane after turning back challenges from Ethan Johnson and Ben Myrick. Janocha thanked his family, fans and friends after the 15 lap feature event.

Will Bristol held of Justin Mitchell in the hotly contested 25 lap Legends event that was filled with numerous cautions. Zack Brown finished in the 3rd position with Jason Austin and Chris Dyerly roaring under the checkered flag in 4th and 5th place.

Raleigh’s Keith Oliver made his first 2014 trip to victory lane in the Pro 4 Modified event holding off Garner’s Dennis “The Dominator” Capps in his PreCast Ford. Oliver held off a trio of Capps Motorsports cars as third place Aaron Champion and Raleigh driver Matthew Denton in 4th are out of the Capps stable of hotrods. Mark Hovis, Fayetteville brought the ALS Awareness Ford Fusion home in 5th place.

The Pepsi/ Mountain Dew KickStart UCAR/ 4 Cylinder mini mayhem feature winner was Sanford’s Justin Fussell who held off Jeremy Ottaway, Raleigh and Knighdale’s Jessie Richardson,Jr. to make another victory lane appearance. Ron Dupont and Michael Woodard had great runs finishing in 4th and 5th place. The winner of the UCAR portion of the event, Raleigh wheelman Darrell Haynie also wins the “Atta Boy” award for never giving up and finding and fixing the gremlins that had kept him out of victory lane this season.

The evening events wrapped up with Clay Jones,Goldsboro making his second victory lane trip in the Metal Depot Late Model feature.Jones held off Steve Smith, Alex Fleming, GarnerTodd Langdon, Garmer and Bobby Gower, Raleigh in the nightcap.

The “Race To Richies” $500,000 contest continues July 25 where 1 lucky fan from the grandstands and 1 pitside member is drawn for a possible shot at the cash at the season ending banquet. Wake County Speedway is located Highway 401 south,Raleigh,N.C. on Simpkins Road. By the grace of God and 600 horsepower,hope to see you at the races!

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Wake County Speedway Roars Into Action This Friday Night July 11th, 2014

July 6, 2014
Raleigh,N.C.
By Mike Ray and Ms.Hotrod

Wake County Speedway is back in action this coming Friday night,July 11. 2014. America’s Favorite Bullring has another action packed evening planned with 6 feature races and 6 divisions headlining the evening. The Metal Depot Late Model stars will run twin 30 lap events with the Pepsi/Mountain Dew Kick Start UCAR/ 4 Cylinder warriors running a 25 lap feature event. The Legend cars will run a 25 lap feature and the Bandoleros will compete in a 15 lap feature event. The mighty Pro Four Modified cars are running a 25 lap feature to complete the evening of up close, in your face racing excitement!

The Metal Depot Late Model drivers have been putting on great shows all season long and with the announcement of the Mid Atlantic Late Model Championship “Shootout” paying $20,000 to win on November 7-8,2014 look for drivers from Fl. to Me. getting seat time to prepare for the “Big Money” event! Goldsboro’s Clay Jones leads Knightdale speedster Bradley McCaskill in the point standings.

Multi-time track champion Dennis Capps, Garner leads Brandon Baker, Roxboro in the Pro 4 Modified division. The Pepsi/ Mt.Dew Kickstart leader in 4 cylinders is Raleigh’s Jeremy Ottaway over Sanford driver Justin Fussell; the UCAR leader in points, Dwayne Godwin, Wendell leads Patrick Arch, Clayton. Dillon Spain, Clayton leads Jason Austin in the Legends division.

Wake County Speedway is located at 2109 Simpkins Rd. in Raleigh,N.C.. The Pits open at 5:00pm with the Grandstands opening at 6:00pm. Fan and Family friendly pricing $12.00 for adults, $5.00 for children ages 6 to 12 and kids under 5 years of age free! Wake County Speedway is available for track rental and sells Hoosier Racing Tires and Sunoco Racing Fuel, give Michael Cooper a call at (919)906-1256 for more info. Great concessions,souvys and customer service await you at America’s Favorite Bullring. Follow @wcspeedway on twitter; on FB like Wake County Speedway and on the web wakecountyspeedway.com.The “Race To Richies” contest continues where one lucky fan or pitside member will have the chance to win $500,000 at the season ending banquet. The Mid Atlantic Late Model Championship “Shootout” will run 150 laps, in segments with $20,000 to the winner,winner take all event; rules and entry forms are available on the track website. By the Grace of God and 600 horsepower hope to see you at the races!

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