MARYVILLE, Tenn. – Smoky Mountain Speedway has announced its schedule of events for next year.
Under the sole ownership of Roger Sellers, the four-tenths-mile dirt oval will host 10 events, with bigger purses and more variety added to the schedule.
In addition to a number of national and regional racing series visiting the Maryville, Tenn., track, Smoky Mountain Speedway will also host a mini-series for limited late models and sportsman late models. Rules and specific details for those will be released soon.
The season kicks off with the sixth annual Tennessee Tip-Off on Saturday, March 9 when the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series returns for a one-day, $12,000-to-win race. The limited late models and the Kajun Mini Stocks will also race for $1,500-to-win each.
A busy month of April starts off with the return of Schaeffer’s Oil Spring Nationals Series for the $10,000-to-win Smoky Mountain Spring Showdown. The Southern All-Stars and the USCS sprint cars will visit on Friday, April 26.
For motorcycle fans, the Harley Hooligan race presented by Smoky Mountain Harley Davidson will be at Smoky Mountain Speedway on May 3-4. Practice takes place on May 3 and the Hooligan racing takes place on May 4.
The annual stop for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series at Smoky Mountain Speedway is on Saturday, June 15 for the Big Daddy 75. This year’s race will pay $15,000 to win. Limited late models will race for $1,200 to win and sportsman late models will battle for $800 to win.
The Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Series will make its annual visit on Tuesday, July 16 for a $3,500-to-win race. Smoky Mountain Speedway will host the debut race for the Schaeffer’s Oil Fall Nationals Series on Friday, Aug. 16, paying $4,000 to the winner.
The season will end on Saturday, Sept. 28 with the King of the Mountain Fall Classic. The Southern All Stars highlight the racing activity with a $7,500-to-win race. Kajun Mini Stocks, limited late models and sportsman late models will also be racing.