CARTERSVILLE, Ga. — Thunderhill Raceway Park in Summertown, Tenn., is the latest track to sign up with the Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series.
Thunderhill Raceway Park will be presenting three Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series Divisions where the drivers in the respective Divisions will compete for both a weekly and national point fund.
Competitors in the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Late Model Division, the Durrence Layne Performance Parts Street Stock Division, and the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Modified Sportsman Division will be in action at Thunderhill Raceway Park on Saturday nights during the 27-week Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series season that runs from March 25 through Sept. 29.
Drivers will use their best 14 weekly point totals as their Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series season total. A National Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series point fund will be paid out to the Top 10 drivers in each Division. The Durrence Layne Chevrolet Weekly Late Model National Champion will pocket $10,000.
“The competitors told us this is what they wanted, so we made the decision to give them what they asked for and sanction the 604 Late Models, the Street Stocks, and the Modifieds with the Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series,” Thunderhill Raceway Park owner and promoter Jason Walker said. “I think this going to be good for everyone. The Durrence Layne Racing rules level the playing field for competitors and that makes for better racing for the fans.”
Thunderhill Raceway Park will also present some special events for the Durrence Layne Racing Divisions during the 2019 season. The Durrence Layne Performance Parts Street Stock Division will co-sanction with the Big 10 Series on May 17-18 and Aug. 3 with $1,000-to-win races.
The Durrence Layne Chevrolet Late Model Division will run a $1,000-to-win race on June 15, and a $2,000-to-win non-points race on Sept. 14. The Durrence Layne Chevrolet Modified Sportsman Division will run in a pair of $1,000-to-win races on Aug. 10 and Oct. 19 at Thunderhill Raceway Park.