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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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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USAC Honda HPD Eastern Midget Series Added To Action Packed Night At Wake County Speedway

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June 22, 2014
Raleigh,N.C.
By Mike Ray and Ms.Hotrod

The action at America’s Favorite Bullring,Wake County Speedway just got a little hotter with the addition of the USAC Honda HPD Eastern Midget Series to Friday nights USAC Midgetsracing card. The open wheel warriors arrived yesterday to practice for their feature and 13 year old Calvin Carroll from Andover,N.J. turned   impressive lap times on the 1/4 mile asphalt oval. Carroll stated after practice runs he liked running the bullring and his lap times were in the 13.3 second range,comparable to the speeds turned by the Metal Depot Late Model division. Current point leader,Scott Hunter, Walled Lake, Mich and 11 year old Nikki Carroll, the youngest competitor in the series plus the Brown and Noffsinger Racing crew all gained valuable experience at the county.

USAC MIdgetsThe Metal Depot Late Model drivers will run a 50 lap feature event Friday night; the Pepsi/ Mountain Dew Jump Start UCAR/ Stock 4 Cylinder stars will run twin 20 lap feature events plus the Legends and Bandolero divisions will run 25 and 15 lap features.The Open-Wheel rockets,the USAC Honda HPD Eastern Midgets feature is TBD.

The summer has just arrived but the season long chase in the ” Race To Richies” point championship battle is heating up as well with Clay USAC Midgets(1)Jones, Wilson leading Bradley McCaskill, Knightdale in the Late Models.Dennis Capps, Garner leads Roxboro’s Brandon Baker in the Modified 4 class. Jeremy Ottaway, Raleigh leads Sanford Speedster Justin Fussell in the Stock 4 class with Dwayne Godwin leading Patrick Arch in the Pepsi/ Mt.Dew UCAR Division. Dillon Spain leads on the Legends Division with Kade Lambert leading the Bandolero Division.

USAC MidgetsWake County Speedway is located off NC Highway 401 South, Raleigh on Simpkins Road.Bring your family and friends out for a fun filled, up close in your face night of racing excitement at America’s Favorite Bullring. Great Concessions,Great customer service and clean restrooms plus your favorite stars and cars this Friday night June 27,2014. The grandstands open at 6:00 pm;Fan friendly pricing and giveaways. Please follow @wcspeedway on twitter;   on the webWake County Speedway – America’s Favorite Bullring and like us on Facebook.By the Grace of GOD and 600 horsepower, hope to see you at the races!

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$2000 To Win Summer Bash 100 At Wake County Speedway This Friday June 13, 2014

June 7, 2014
Raleigh,N.C.
By Mike Ray and Ms.Hotrod

Wake County Speedway is hosting this year’s first special event of the season this Friday night at America’s favorite bullring. The Metal Depot Late Model stars and cars will battle,all seeking to grab the big money. Twenty plus cars are expected from the tri-state area. Goldboro speedster Clay Jones, Knightdale’s Bradley McCaskill and a host of other drivers are all looking to be in victory lane after 100 laps. Drivers eligible to win the big money have run at least the last 3 features at the track if they haven’t they are still eligible for a $500 halfway bonus and $1000 to win.

The Pepsi/ Mt.Dew Kick Start UCARS/ 4 Cylinder warriors will run a 25 lap feature event with Raleigh driver Jeremy Ottaway, Justin Fussell, Saford and Hickory’s A.J. Saunders plus UCAR driver Patrick Arch from Clayton all vying for another trip to victory lane.

Dennis “The Dominator” Capps will be looking to extend his point lead in the 25 lap Modified Four Cylinder event.The multi time track champion has his eyes on yet another title with a strong opening night victory. Dillon Spain, Clayton is having a storybook season in the Legends Division. The Clayton Comet is having a fantastic season at the bullring and will be looking once again for the checkered flag in the 20 lap race for the Legends. Kade Lambert headlines a great field of young gun’s in the 15 lap Bandolero feature.

Wake County Speedway is located at 2109 Simpkins Road, Raleigh,N.C. off Highway 401 South. Come out and enjoy a great evening of racing excitement at America’s fan and family,friendly racing complex. Please like us on FB;follow @wcspeedway on twitter and on the web at wakecountyspeedway.com.. Wake County Speedway is also available for track rental and we offer Sunoco Racing Fuel and Hooiser Tires for sale;call Michael Cooper at (919)906-1256. By the Grace of GOD and 600 horsepower,hope to see you at the track

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Metal Depot Twins Headline 6 Divisions At Wake County Speedway May 2nd

Andrew Grady returns to Wake County May 2nd.

Photo by Steve Svalina Photography

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

Six divisions competing in six action packed events will have fans on their feet this coming Friday night,May 2,2014 at Wake County Speedway. The Metal Depot Late Models, Pepsi Kick Start UCAR/4 Cylinder Mini Stock Mayhem, Legends,

Andrew Grady returns to Wake County May 2nd. Photo by Steve Svalina Photography

Andrew Grady returns to Wake County May 2nd.
Photo by Steve Svalina Photography

Bandoleros and Bombers will all battle at America’s Favorite Bullring.

The Knightdale speedster, Andrew Grady has started off the 2014 racing season red hot; winning 4 out of 5 races to open the season. Grady will look to continue his winning ways in the highly competitive Metal Depot Late Model division in his ABC Hoisery Hotrod where car counts have been over 20 cars strong. Twin 30 lap features are scheduled for Friday evening.

The Pepsi Kick Start UCAR/4 Cylinder Mini Stock combo event is 25 laps of up close, in your face racing excitement and A.J.Saunders in the 4 cylinders and Patrick Arch in the UCARS will once again put on a show for the fans. 25 cars competed in the feature on opening night and these warriors put on a great show last time out before mother nature pulled the plug early. Jeremy Ottaway and his father have their Mustang running well and will be a threat to win as well.

Dillon Spain leads a hungry group of veterans and young guns in the Legends division which will run a 25 lap feature event. The popular Bandolero division young lions will compete in a 15 lap feature event. The newest division at Wake County Speedway, the Bombers will compete in a 20 lap feature.

Wake County Speedway is located off Highway 401 South, Raleigh,N.C. on Simpkins Road. Fuel,Tires and Track Rental are available during the week.

Like us on Facebook; follow on twitter @wcspeedway and on the web:wakecountyspeedway.com to keep up with all exciting news.

Clean restrooms, Great Concessions and a friendly staff await you.

Adult value pricing: $12.00; Children (6-12) $5.00 and Kids 5 and under free, bring your family and friends out for a full filled night of entertainment this Friday night and don’t forget one lucky, driver or pitcrew member could win the 1/2 million dollars Race to Riches contest at the end of the year. By the Grace of GOD and 600 horsepower,hope to see you at the races.

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