Annual Ice Bowl Set To Heat Up Talladega Short Track

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Ice BowlCARTERSVILLE, Ga. – The Ice Bowl at Talladega Short Track is less than two weeks away and the 27th annual edition will feature a large NeSmith Racing presence.

The NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series will open its third annual Winter Shootout Series with a $3,000-to-win main event at the 27th annual Ice Bowl at Talladega Short Track. This event will be the first of eight races at four different tracks for the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series Winter Shootout.

Brandon Williams is the defending NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series Ice Bowl winner.

The NeSmith Performance Parts Street Stock Division will once again be a part of the Ice Bowl at Talladega Short Track on Jan. 4-7 for the third straight year. For the 2018 NeSmith Performance Parts Street Stock Division portion of the Ice Bowl, the main event will pay $2,500-to-win.

Jay Burchfield won the inaugural Ice Bowl race for the NeSmith Performance Parts Street Stock in 2016, and Trevor Woodard of Mt. Pleasant, Tenn., is the defending Ice Bowl champion.

The inaugural season for the NeSmith Chevrolet Late Model Sportsman Division was kicked off last season at the Ice Bowl. They will return for the second-straight season with a $1,500-to-win main event. Booger Brooks is the defending NeSmith Chevrolet Late Model Sportsman champion at the Ice Bowl.

All three NeSmith Racing Divisions compete during the regular racing season as a part of the NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series and drivers compete for both track and National points during a 27-week season from the end of March through September.

A fourth division, the super late models, will also be featured during the 27th annual Ice Bowl. The super late model class will compete for the $6,000 winner’s share. Michael Page is the defending Ice Bowl super late model winner.

The Sportsman class, the KMSA Mini Stocks and the Talladega Short Track Hot Shots/Buzz division will also compete during the four-day event.