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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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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Andrew Grady Sweeps Accent Imaging Night At Wake County Speedway

By Mike Ray and Ms.Hotrod
April 5,2014
Raleigh,N.C.

Image by Steve Svalina Photography

The Southern Ground Pounders Touring Series featuring vintage race cars always put on a great show and James Turner, 73 years young held off Mack Tatum to open the 2014 racing season. James Brown roared under the checkered flag in 3rd place with Chase Parsons and Thomas Clayton coming home in 4th and 5th place.

The Pepsi Legends Feature was a wild affair with great battles through out the field. 2013 Track Champion Dillon Spain won the hotly contested feature over Caleb Day.

The Bandolero feature winner was young gun Alex McCollum who held off Austin Janocha and Dustin Yeoman.  Henry Broadbent and Bradley Wilson rounded out the top 5 finishers in the action packed feature.

The UCAR/4 Cylinder feature winner was A.J. Saunders who held off Jeremy Ottaway and Brad Martin for the victory.

The 2nd 30 lap feature Metal Depot Late Model win went to Grady who doubled down grabbing both features. The action was fast and furious as McCaskill was able to nip Jones at the stripe. Dillon Wilson and Brandon Clements rounded out your top 5 finishers in the nightcap.

Packed in-field for opening night.

On behalf of Adam Resnick,Michael Cooper and the entire Wake County Speedway Staff;  Thank you fans, drivers, car owners and crew members Thank you all for coming out on a beautiful evening and enjoying a great night of up close.in your face racing excitement at the 1/4 bullring. Packed grandstands and pits made for a history making evening. Wake County Speedway will have another fan and family night of racing excitement April 18,2014 as the Pro 4 Modifieds will make their 1st appearance of the racing season. Feature racing also on tap will include the Metal Depot Late Models,UCAR/4 Cylinders,Pepsi Legends and Bandoleros. Like us on Facebook, follow us on twitter:@wcspeedway and check us out on the web at www.wakecountyspeedway.com. By the grace of God and 600 horsepower;hope to see you at the races.

 

 

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