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

July 21,2014
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
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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