Jones Sweeps At Wake County Speedway; Bounty Continues

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August 10,2014

Raleigh,N.C.
By Mike Ray and Ms.Hotrod

Goldsboro’s Clay Jones wheeled his Pro Coat Ford Fusion into victory lane twice Friday night at America’s Favorite Bullring. The action packed evening featured 7 divisions and 7 races on R.A.Jeffrey’s Budweiser Night At The Races.10152613_692579114150584_3232181058955164826_n

The Bandolero Division kicked off the evening’s card and after 15 exciting laps, multi-time winner Kade Lambert, Burlington held off Fuquay speedster Ethan Johnson, Virginia’s Bradley Wilson and Austin Janocha, Clayton for the victory. Kade thanked his fans, family and friends from victory lane.

10410416_692579014150594_429500625274594735_nA great night of action in the Legends Division saw Billy Hall in victory lane after 25 hard fought laps. Dwayne Holder, Dillon Spain, Clayton, William Tripp, Jr., Raleigh and Jason Austin rounded out the top 5 finishers.

The Pepsi/ Mountain Dew UCAR/ 4 Cylinder Mini- Mayhem winner Michael Rouse was just one of the down east invaders getting ready for the mini-mayhem race later in the season. Sanford speedster, Justin Fussell roared under the stripe in 2nd place with Adam Murray driving the Louis Clement Special in 3rd place in the 4 Cylinder segment of the combo event. Raleigh’s Darrell Haynie was victorious in UCAR class Haynie thanked God, his fans and family and stated from 10534706_692578920817270_5131956614330298609_nvictory lane that his McDonalds Honda continues to improve. Chris Gault,Raleigh held off Jonathan Kornegay to grab a fine 2nd place finish.

Roxboro’s Brandon Baker picked up another victory in the 25 lap Pro 4 Modified feature event.The driver of the Summey Electric Hotrod held off Raleigh wheelman Keith Oliver and Dennis “The Dominator” Capps to make a trip to victory lane. The Cleveland Draft House Capps Team of drivers rounded out the top 5 with Raleigh’s Matthew Denton and Clayton’s Aaron Champion.

10570527_692579197483909_5545530683164365599_nThe twin 30 lap features for the Metal Depot Late Models had fans on their feet during the action packed evening. The Bounty Hunters were locked and loaded but “Wheelman” Clay Jones had a better idea with his Ford. Jones started P2 for the first 30 lap feature and was victorious over Joe Heigl, Angier and his Performance Auto Body mount. “Racing” Randy Renfrow, Willow Spring crossed under the checkered flag in 3rd with Ricky Jones and Thomas Chapell rounding out the top 5 finishers. The second 30 lap feature 10574221_692579034150592_7089487822498239359_nawaited Jones and his quest to double down in victory lane. The Bounty was still up for grabs and Garner’s Alex Fleming held off Jones for the victory only to be DQ’ed in the room of doom;the tech shed. Jones held off Joe Heigl, Randy Renfrow, Ricky Jones and Virginia driver Lin O’Neil to score the win.

Wake County Speedway is located at 2109 Simpkins Road in Raleigh,N.C.. The finest stars and cars from the region will roar into the bullring on August 22, 2014 for another fun-filled evening of up close,in your face,racing entertainment.The “Race to Richies” Contest continues to win $500.000! Drivers/Car Owners register before the August deadline for the $20,000 to win Mid-Atlantic Late Model Championship Shootout. USAC Honda Eastern Midgets plus Bombers plus a full card are on tap. Track Rental, Sunoco Fuel and Hoosier Tires for sale,call Michael Cooper 919-906-1256. Like Wake County Speedway on FB, follow on Twitter @wcspeedway and the web,www.wakecountyspeedway.com.By the Grace of GOD and 600 10514730_692578987483930_2284570921293794008_nhorsepower,hope to see you at the races

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$20,000 Mid-Atlantic Late Model Championship Shootout Presented by Wake County Speedway

Winner Take All

Wake County Speedway is going to close out the 2014 racing season with a first of it’s kind $20,000 “Winner Take All Shootout”.  More information to follow, but the preliminary information finds driver’s competing for a winner take all 125 lap event made up of 5 – 25 lap segments.  As the time approaches, look back to Wake County Speedway’s website and Facebook site for additional information.

Winner Take All

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Wide Open This Friday Night At Wake County Speedway

May 29, 2014
Raleigh,N.C.
By Mike Ray and Ms.Hotrod

The finest stars and cars of the Tri-State region will roar into Raleigh,N.C. Friday night at Wake County Speedway. Six divisions running six action packed features will highlight the evening. The Metal Depot Late Models run twin 30 lap events. The Pepsi/ Mt. Dew Kick Start Mini-Mayhem UCAR/ 4 Cylinders combo event will throw down for 25 laps of up close, in your face racing excitement. The Legends feature will run 25 laps, the Bandoleros will run 15 laps and the Bombers will run 20 laps.

America’s Favorite Bullring News and Notes: The point leaders coming into this Friday evening in the highly competitive season shows Clay Jones from Goldsboro leading Bradley McCaskill, Knightdale and Cory Walker, Fuquay-Varina in the Metal Depot Late Models. Dennis “The Dominator” Capps, Garner leads the Mod 4 standings.The Pepsi/ Mt. Dew Kick Start Mini- Mayhem leader is Raleigh’s Jeremy Ottaway over Justin Fussell, Sanford in 4 cylinders and Patrick Arch, Clayton leads Dwayne Godwin, Wendell and Jim Bounds, Raleigh in the UCAR division. Dillon Spain, Clayton is your leader in the Legends division followed by Will Bristle and Jason Austin. The Bandoleros division is lead by Kade Lambert, Bradley Wilson.Hugh events coming soon: 100 laps for the Metal Depot Late Models on June 15,2014.If drivers aren’t qualified $1000.00 to win;$500.00 halfway bonus, if qualified “Big Money” to the victor! USAC HPD Midget Series coming to the county on June 27th;open wheel midget madness at the 1/4 mile bullring. $500,000 Race To Richies continues;where 1 lucky fan or driver has a shot to win 1/2 million at the banquet in September! Things are heating up at as the Summer Bash starts this weekend.

Wake County Speedway is located off Highway 401 South of Raleigh on Simpkins Road.Bring your family and friends out for a great night of racing entertainment.Great concessions;fan friendly customer service, clean restrooms and the finest racing in the southeast! Follow us on Facebook, @wcspeedway on twitter and Wake County Speedway – America’s Favorite Bullring 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 May 16, 2014

Wake County Speedway Roars Into Action This Friday May 16, 2014

May 13, 2014
Raleigh, N.C.
By Mike Ray and Ms.Hotrod

Seven action packed features including the return of the Mighty Pro 4 Modified division highlight this weekend’s show at Wake County Speedway. America’s Favorite Bullring will be running the Metal Depot Late Models in a 50 lap feature event. The Pepsi/ Mt. Dew Kick-Start UCAR/ 4 Cylinder Mini Mayhem combo stars and cars will run 25 laps as will the Mighty Pro 4 Modifieds. Twin 20 lap feature events for the Legends plus Twin 15 lap features for the Cooper Bandoleros will round out the evenings events.

News and Notes from pits: Summertime is still a few weeks away but the action on the track is hot and heavy in the Metal Depot Late Model Division. Goldsboro speedster Clay Jones is your points leader and he will look to keep his winning streak going in the highly competitive division. Jeremy Ottaway,Raleigh is leading the points in the 4 Cylinder mini mayhem division with Patrick Arch,Clayton leading the UCAR points race. Dillon Spain,Clayton is your leader in the Legends class with Kade Lambert leading the Cooper Bandelero divison.

Wake County Speedway is located off Highway 401 South,Raleigh,N.C. on Simpkins Road. Grandstands open at 6:00 pm with practice starting at 7:00 pm.Qualifying and Feature events follow at 8:00 pm. Wake County Speedway also offers track rental through out the week as well as Sunoco racing fuel and Hoosier Racing tires for sale.Call Michael Cooper919-906-1256 or Adam Resnick 919-464-6835. The Race To Richies $500,000 dollar racing contest continues this coming Friday night. Fan and family friendly racing excitement,great concessions and a great staff await you. By the Grace of God and 600 horsepower,hope to see you at the races.

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New Era For Wake County Speedway

Raleigh, NC(December 24th, 2012) –  After 27 straight successful seasons, The Simpkins Family ,for the second time in the tracks 50 year history has decided to “hang up the helmet”, and lease Wake County Speedway. A multi-year agreement between the Simpkins and Adam Resnick has been inked.

Acting as President of Racing Operation, Resnick is promising to put The “NEW” Wake County Speedway back on top. He has hired as Promoter and General Manager, Charlie Hansen. Hansen will handle the day to day operations of the business. He is no stranger to the local racing scene. Coming off a great year as GM at Southern National Motorsports Park in 2012, he has proven himself as being able to bring Professionalism, Fairness, and Integrity to the track!

Adam is committed to Charlie the resources necessary to make The “NEW Wake County Speedway” the best Friday Night track on the east coast. There will be several new projects going on in the short off season. There are plans for a new Tech Shed, Lighting Improvements, repair and reseal the track surface, sound system improvements, bleacher and sign repair just to name a few.

The 2013 schedule is still being fine tuned, but at this time there are 19 weeks of racing on tap. The 2013 season will kick off Friday April 5, 2013 and conclude Friday September 6, 2013.

The “Featured” division will be the Nascar/ASA type Late Models running scuff tires and 350cfm carburetors. The track will also run the Street Stocks, Mini-Modifies, U-Cars, Modified 4cylinders, and Legends. The track is also looking to add some shows for the Super Late Models, Southern Ground Pounders, Flat Head Fords, Allison Legacy Series, and Bandolero’s.

The “NEW” Wake County Speedway is looking forward to lots of the support from Car Owners, Drivers, Fans, Sponsor’s and Advertisers.

For more information contact Charlie Hansen. Email CharlieHansen13@aol.com. Charlie will be out of town until January 2, 2013. He will return all emails and questions as promptly as possible.

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