Aqua Vapor 285 At Wake County Speedway

AquaVapo Super Late Model Event

September 1, 2014
Raleigh,N.C.
By Mike Ray and Ms.Hotrod

Garner Wheelman Alex Fleming won a wild 100 lap feature as the Super Late Model stars and cars invaded Wake County Speedway Friday night. Quality over quantity was the theme of the evening for the $3000 to win 100 lap feature.Nine of the area’s finest AquaVapo Super Late Model Eventpracticed with Willow Spring driver Randy Renfrow unable to start the feature due to low oil pressure in the Gower Special. The Aqua Vapor feature saw great action through out the field early in the event with Joe Heigl,Garner, in his Auto Body Performance setting the pace. The field was nose to tail with only 2 cautions during the first three quarters of the event involving “Charging” Charlie Stephenson,Garner and Clayton’s Nick Robinson,making his first ever LMS start and then leader, Brandon Setzer going around on the back straightaway. The action at America’s favorite bulling was fast and furious and Concord Speedster Preston Peltier was working his late race magic to the front.Garner’s Fleming had run up front all day long and after a late race caution bunched the field together a shootout for the big money was brewing. A late caution for a Peltier spin in turns three and four found Garner’s Fleming with damage but able to continue as well as Peltier but Robinson, Randy Pearce, Clayton and Keith Oliver,Raleigh all retired from the race. The shootout was all set and Fleming held off Broadway’s 2014-08-30 19.00.16Jody Measamer and his Aqua Vapor machine to score the richest victory of his career. Peltier came home in 3rd followed by early leader Heigl and Pearce.

The Allison Legacy Touring Series came to the bullring and these touring stars had a great feature. Devine O’Connell had his machine in the wind and made the trip to victory lane.Concord speedster Jake Ruggles drove his Driven Race Gears special home in second place as the 13 year old continues to impress. Robbie Allison’s State Water Heaters Hotrod and 2014 Legacy season just keeps getting better, Allison crossed under the stripe in 3rd place. Jantzen Stirewalt and Justin LaDuke rounded out the top 5 positions.2014-08-30 20.09.15

The Mini Mayhem feature winner was A.J. Sanders from Hickory. Sanders held off Sanford’s Jason Fussell, downeast speedster, Michael Rouse,Steve Sanders and Michael Tucker to score another 2014 WCS victory.

2014-08-30 19.40.25Jonathan Kornegy was the winner of the Cooper Chargers 50 lap feature. The Goldsboro driver passed Joe Heigl late in the event. Kornegy saved his equipment to put his Raynor Farms machine in victory lane.Michael O’Brien, Jeff Rogers and Tom Sauls rounded out the field.

Wake County Speedway continues the place to be Friday September 5th as the season starts to wind down as only 2 shows remain. The Metal Depot Late Models will run a 50 lap feature.The Pepsi/Mt. Dew UCARS/ 4 Cylinders will run 25 laps. The Legends and Bandoleros will run 25 and 15 lap features. The final 2014 race for the Pro 4 Modified a 25 lap feature will be run. Wake County Speedway is located AT 2109 Simpkins Road in Raleigh,N.C. off Hwy. 401 South. Great concessions,fan friendly pricing and a fun time await.Wake County Speedway is on the web, @wcspeedway in twitter, Facebook and Instagram;On behalf of the entire Wake County Staff by the grace of GOD and 600 horsepower,hope to see you at the races.

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Aqua Vapor E Cig 285 Return of Alabama Gang To Wake County Speedway This Saturday!

August 26, 2014
Raleigh,N.C.
By Mike Ray and Ms.Hotrod

The Largest Super Late Model race in Wake County Speedway history is capping off a great hot August night of racing action at America’s Favorite Bullring. The Aqua Vapor E-Cig 285 will feature the finest Super Late Model drivers in the Southeast running a 100 lap feature event paying $3000.00 to the victor! The Cooper Chargers will be making their 1st 2014 season appearance also running 100 laps of up close, in your face racing entertainment paying $1000.00 to win. The Mini Mayhem 4 cylinders are running a 50 lap feature paying $750.00 to win. The Allison Legacy Series will round out the huge racing card!

The Super Late Model early entries include a who’s who of veterans and young guns: Renfrow, Stephenson, Fleming, Measamer, Setzer, Simpkins, Allison and Kelley plus the big money event could draw cars from the Southern, Midwest and Northern Touring Series. The $3000. to win event will bring out the finest superstars in the region!

The Allison Legacy Touring Series roars into the bullring for a 40 lap feature event and the racing action has been fast and furious wherever the series has been. The return of the “New” Alabama Gang featuring Pocono winner Justin Allison, Robbie Allison (Davey Allison’s son) and HOF drivers Bobby and Donnie Allison to the county will make a special night only more special.Bring your sharpies and camera’s for this fun night. A tie for the points lead between Connell and Moody; Strickland winning Hickory; Ruggles, Bedford, Jones plus Jantzen Stirewalt add up to a great night of action.

The Cooper Charger division drivers from the tri-state region will be beating and banging, gunning and running all wanting that big payday from Adam Resnick. One thousand dollars for 100 laps of racing plus 4 scuff charger tires for $100. Call Adam with any questions 919-464-6835, this is going to be a huge event.

The Mini Mayhem 4 Cylinder feature, 50 laps paying $750.00 to win will feature the finest stars and cars from far and wide. The local Wake County drivers will face off with stiff competition from a host of cars from Downeast, Virginia and South Carolina. Fussell, Ottaway and the county’s finest will throwdown against Smith, Clements and a host of Eastern bandits.

The 2 day action packed weekend starts with the pits opening at 4pm on Friday August 29 and practice running from 6pm til 10 pm. A 2 day pit pass is only $45;Friday only $20. On Saturday the action really kicks it up!The pits open at 12pm,Tech Shed opens 12:15pm,Grandstands open at 2:45 and Drivers meeting 2:15,practice begins at 3pm and ends at 5pm,Qualifying at 5:30, the Last Chance Race at 7pn and the features start at 7:15.

Wake County Speedway is located at 2109 Simpkins Road,Raleigh,N.C.. Fan friendly pricing for event; Adults $20. Children 6-12 years old $5. and kids 5 and under Free. Great Concessions, friendly staff,clean restrooms,good family racing excitement are all here. Track rental,gas and tires for sale call Michael Cooper 919-906-1256. Like Wake County Speedway on FB, @wcspeedway on twitter,instagram and on the web. By the Grace of GOD and 600 horsepower,hope to see you at the races.”

 

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Fussell Wins ALS Challenge At Wake County Speedway

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August 23, 2014
Raleigh,N.C.
By Mike Ray

Sanford Speedster Justin Fussell turned back all challenger’s on fight ALS night at Wake County Speedway in the 25 lap feature for the Pepsi/Mt.Dew UCAR/ 4 Cylinder Mini Mayhem event. Clay Jones,Goldsboro continued his winning ways in the 50 lap Metal 10590461_699736906768138_4875465127706732392_nDepot Late Model feature. Billy Hall grabbed another victory in the Legends feature while Austin Janocha won the 15 lap Bandolero feature. The traveling series Eastern Midgets made their 1st ever appearance at the speedway and Chris Lamb won the 30 lap feature event. The Bomber class was won by Clark Griswold aka Hitman.

The Friday night festivities were highlighted by the 50/50 drawing with Adam Resnick matching the pot and collecting $500.00 for the ALS Foundation. Young Gun Austin Janocha held off hard charging Ethan Johnson to make a victory lane trip in the 15 lap Bandolero feature event.

13902_699736733434822_1179045950442045817_nBilly Hall made a return trip to victory lane in the 25 lap Legend feature. Hall won a great battle over Dillon Spain to secure the victory. Jason Austin roared under the checkered flag in 3rd place with Kenneth Tripp,Jr. Raleigh and Stephen Ford,Willow Spring coming home in 4th and 5th place.

 The Eastern State Midget Touring Series victory winner was Chris Lamb. Blaine Leydig was the runner up in the 30 lap feature with Nolan Allison, Tyler Corriher and New Jersey’s Nikki Carroll your top 5 finishers.

Justin Fussell, Sanford ran a great race to visit victory lane in the 25 lap Pepsi/Mt.Dew UCAR/4 Cylinder Mini-Mayhem feature. Adam Murray had a great run to come under the waving checkered flag in 2nd place followed by Raleigh’s 10616538_699736723434823_576172677832921837_nDarrell Haynie, Jessie Richardson,Jr.,Knightdale and Kristen Gault, Raleigh.

The 50 lap Metal Depot Late Model feature winner was Goldsboro’s Clay Jones. Jones continued his magic to make another trip to victory lane holding off Garner wheelman Alex Fleming. Jones and his Pro Coat Chevy have got America’s Favorite Bullring figured out this 2014 racing season. Garner’s Todd Langdon. Raleigh’s Bobby Gower and Fuquay-Varina driver Steve Smith rounded out the top 5 positions.

10551015_699736880101474_8829416871683338841_nThe Bomber division continues to grow with the Hitman driving the family truckster picking up another win. Kenneth Parton, Big Perm and Malcolm Sutherland rounded out the field.

The hot August nights celebration continues next weekend August 29th and 30th as the Super Late Model Shootout, the Allison Legacy Touring Series, the Chargers and the 4 Cylinder Mini- Mayhem come to town for a 2 day speedfest. The Allison brothers, Bobby and Donnie from the Alabama Gang plus Pocono winner, Justin Allison and Davey’s son Robbie will all be in the county next Saturday for the $3000.00 to win 100 laps SLM Shootout.the $1000.00 to win Charger event, the Allison Legacy Cars feature event and the 50 lap Mini-Mayhem event. Friday night practice will run from 6 pm til 10 pm with the Big Show on Saturday. The pits open early 1375241_699736753434820_7261821061245881863_nSaturday at 12 pm with the Grandstands opening at 2 pm.

1908419_699736790101483_1424825023391503246_nThe Wake County Speedway website; FB and twitter @wcspeedway are great ways to follow everything happening at Wake County Speedway. Wake County Speedway is located at 2109 Simpkins Road. Bring your camera’s and sharpies and get ready for the return of the Super Late Models to the county. Great racing entertainment,concessions and a fun filled evening await. By the grace of GOD and 600 horsepower,hope to see you at the races.10517706_699736833434812_7641026635828128206_n

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Hot August Nights Roar Into Wake County Speedway

August 20,2014
Raleigh,N.C.
By Mike Ray and Ms.Hotrod

The finest stars and cars of the tri-state area will compete this Friday night at America’s Favorite Bullring, Wake County Speedway. Six feature events including the first ever appearance by the Eastern Midgets will have fans on their feet. The Metal Depot Late Models will run a 50 lap feature. The Pepsi/ Mt.Dew UCAR/ 4 Cylinder Mini Mayhem Division will run 25 laps with the Legends Class also running a 25 lap feature. The Bandolero’s and the Bombers will run 15 lap features. The Eastern Midgets Touring Series will run twin features.

The open wheel Eastern Midgets feature open wheel midget sprint cars and during a earlier practice session the teammates on former Winston Cup driver Brad Noffsinger’s team were impressive,turning laps in the low 13′s. These open wheel speedster’s should break into the 12 second bracket Friday evening.

The Metal Depot Late Model drivers have a possible $1600.00 to win payout plus the best tire deal on the east coast, $160.00 for 4 scuffs and 1 sticker with the $500.00 bounty on Clay Jones still up for grabs! All of the heavy hitter’s will be gunning for Jones!

The big Late Model Showdown will wrap up the hot August night’s on the 29th and 30th.This event will pay $3000 to win the 100 lap feature. The 100 lap Charger event will pay $1000 to win plus all Bowman Gray Stadium cars are legal,call Michael Cooper for details at (919) 906-1256. A great tire deal for the Charger class as well with 4 scuffs going for $100.,what a deal.

The ALS Challenge 50/50 drawing will be given to 1 lucky fan plus Adam Resnick is going to match the drawing up to $500..Wake County Speedway is located off Highway 401 S.,Raleigh,N.C. at 2109 Simpkins Road. Track rental is available,tires and gas for sell plus the “Race To Richies” contest continues where 1 lucky fan or pit member will have a chance at $500,000. at the season ending banquet.Follow Wake County Speedway on twitter @wcspeedway, Like us on FB and theweb.www.wakecountyspeedway.com. Fan friendly pricing, $15. for adults,$5. for children 6-12 and kids under 5 free,pits open at 5 pm with the grandstands opening at 6 pm. By the grace of GOD and 600 horsepower,hope to see you at the races.

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Wake County News & Notes

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

James Turner, Gibsonville continued his perfect season in Friday night’s feature at Wake County Speedway. The 74 year young speedster has got America’s Favorite Bullring figured out this season. Turner held off Midlothian,Va. driver Mack Tatum to win the feature event for the Vintage Southern Ground Pounders. Chase Parsons won the Modified portion of the event. Jerry Jefferies, Gene Williamson and Jim Lambert rounded out the field in event. Please send prayers Corey Agee’s way, the Martinsville,Va. driver stayed home with his daddy. The next event for the touring series will be August 30 at Ace Speedway.

Wake County Speedway news and notes: the August 22nd event at the track will feature the Eastern Midgets making their first ever stop at the 1/4 mile bullring plus a full racing card including the Metal Depot Late Model Division where the bounty on Goldsboro’s Clay Jones continues. Thank you to Metal Depot for the new carport installed on the tech shed, give them a call for your next metal building needs. The Race To Richies contest where 1 lucky fan or pitside member could win $500,000. continues plus registration for the $20,000 to win Mid Atlantic Late Model Championship “Shootout” for November 7th and 8th is in progress.Welcome to Aqua Vapor,Wake County’s newest sponsor and sponsor of SLM #98 Jody Measamer.

The Super Late Models will make a return to Wake County Speedway on August 30, 2014. This will be a Saturday Night Showdown featuring the regions finest superstars including young gun Brandon Setzer, “Charging” Charlie Stephenson, “Big” Jim Kelley, “Racing” Randy Renfrow, Jody Measamer driving the Aqua Vapor hotrod and Curtis Simpkins among the early entries! Three Thousand dollars to win a 100 lap feature.The Allison Legacy Touring Series will also be in the house. A special appearance by Hall of Famer’s, the “Alabama Gang”, Bobby and Donnie Allison, Pocono ARCA race winner Justin Allison and Robbie Allison highlight the action packed evening.The evening also includes a 100 lap Charger event plus the return of the Down East Mini Stock Mayhem drivers squaring off against Wake County’s finest.The last weekend of August is going to be something.

Wake County Speedway is located off Highway 401 South,Raleigh,N.C. at 2109 Simpkins Road.Fan friendly pricing,great concessions and the finest racing on the east coast await you.Track rental is available,Sunoco Race Fuel and Hoosier Racing Tires for sale,call Michael Cooper 919-906-1256.By the grace of GOD and 600 horsepower,hope to see you at the races.

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