CARTERSVILLE, Ga. – North Alabama Speedway in Tuscumbia, Ala., has joined the NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series for the remainder of the 2014 season.
North Alabama Speedway Promoter Wayne Burns wanted to create a separate class of late models for the competitors using the Chevrolet Performance 604 and 602 Circle Track Engines. Burns also wanted his new late model class to be sanctioned by the NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series, so the drivers could compete for not only a track point fund, but also for the $20,000 National point fund that pays $10,000 to the National Champion and pays back through the Top 10 in the National point standings at the end of the 27-week season.
In addition to the NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series Late Model Division, Burns also signed up for the NeSmith Performance Parts Street Stock Division presented By AR Bodies. Both new North Alabama Speedway Divisions will begin competition this Saturday night.
Since the NeSmith Chevrolet WRS is now into its sixth week of a 27-week season, racers at North Alabama Speedway are getting a late start, and they have a grace period on the tire rule until June 15, 2014. After June 15, the NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series racers at North Alabama Speedway must run the Crate USA D21 or Crate USA D55 Hoosier tire only.
NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series Late Model drivers at North Alabama Speedway will compete against drivers at other participating at NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series sanctioned tracks through a points system that counts their 14 best weekly point totals over the 27-week season that runs through Sept. 28.