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.

 

 

U-Car Twin Throwdown 170 At Wake County Speedway This Friday Night July 12,2013

July 8,2013
Raleigh,N.C.
By Mike Ray and Ms.Hotrod

The finest stars and cars of the tri-state area are set to invade the New Wake County Speedway this Friday night July 12,2013. 5 action packed divisions of up close in your

Photo courtesy Tammy Robbins

face racing excitement will be on tap. The Aviator Brewing Late Models will throw down for 60 laps,the Mt.Dew Kick Start Modified 4 drivers will run a 30 lap feature. The featured division this coming Friday will be the Dirt Cheap Sand and Gravel U-Car drivers running twin 20 lap features. The C-Mini-Mart Mayhem Stock 4 drivers will run with the U-Cars in the combo event. The Rockside Tires Legends 25 lap feature event and the Custom Brick and Supply Bandolero’s will round out the evening.

Wake County Speedway news and notes; Bounty Time: the “Outlaw” Robert Arch has been unstoppable in the Dirt Cheap U-Car division this season and a $100.00 bonus has been added to the driver who can stop his domination. B&E Motorsports and driver Alex Fleming have had a parting of the ways; Congrats to the Sykes Family preparing for their 1st child,the LMSC is for sale. Look for Alex Fleming to wheel his U-Car Friday night. A huge field of Legend drivers are expected as Wake County Speedway is a short tow for the Summer Shootout Series drivers.

Wake County Speedway is located off Hwy 401 S.,Raleigh,N.C. on Simpkins Road. A huge night of family fun;great concessions and up close in your face racing excitement awaits you at the New Wake County Speedway. Adult admission $12.00,Children (6-11) $5.00 and kids under 5 free! Follow us on Facebook and check us out on the web; www.wakecountyspeedway.com. By the Grace Of GOD and 600 horsepower;see you at the races.

Wake County Reopens Friday, June 14th

Wake County Speedway will be reopening its doors on Friday, June 14 for fans to experience racing in the Raleigh area. Wake County Speedway is a recently renovated local race track that provides great opportunities for upcoming drivers to make a name for themselves. It is also a great place for entertainment in the Wake County area.  Fans can arrive at 6:00pm to grab a seat. Adults can enjoy the action for $12 and children 6-11 years old can get a seat for $5.00.  Children five and under can get in the gate for free. Racing action starts at 7:00pm with drivers practice. Qualifying and heat races start at 8:00pm followed by the main event at 8:30.

Wake County Speedway was built in 1962 as a .23 mile dirt track.  In 1987 the track was changed to an asphalt surface. Earlier this year Adam Resnick took ownership of the facilities and renovated the entire facility. One major renovation included the repainting of the track walls, infield and grandstands to the bright blue and yellow colors. It certainly adds character to the updated facility.

Friday nights are fun for the whole family. Along with the racing. families can enjoy great food from the concessions through out the night.  Items include funnel cakes, hot dogs, hamburgers and more.  Children also get a chance to meet the track mascot who loves to hang out with the kids. There are multiple racing classes for fans to see. Cars that race at Wake County Speedway include Modified 4 cylinders, Legends, U-Cars, Bandoleros, Southern Ground Pounders and Late Models.

The speedway will hold raced every two weeks on Friday night starting with the opener on June 14. The season will end of September 6 with a 100 lap Late Models featured event.

Wake County Speedway is a great place to spend an evening with the whole family and experience short track racing at its best; they call it “America’s favorite bullring” for a reason. Come and see why for yourself on Friday, June 14!