MARYVILLE, Tenn. – Smoky Mountain Speedway officials have released the race schedule for the upcoming season.
As in past years, the historic four-tenths-mile track will host a variety of special events throughout the season.
The season gets kicked off on Saturday, March 7 with the seventh annual Tennessee Tip-Off featuring the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series where the winner will collect $12,000. There will also be an open practice on Friday, March 6. Jimmy Owens held off eventual series champion Brandon Sheppard to claim the race this year.
The other national event takes place on Saturday, June 13 when the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series visits for the Mountain Moonshine Classic. The race will pay $15,000 to the winner. Hudson O’Neal is the defending race winner.
The Southern All-Stars will make appearances on Friday, April 24 for the $5,000 to win Rockin’ with the Stars race, then helps cap off the season on Oct. 12-13 with a pair of feature races to determine their series championship.
Smoky Mountain will once again play host to the Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals on Friday, July 10. It will be the first race for the Southern Nationals and pay $10,000 to the winner.
The American All-Star Crate Series, the Topless Outlaw Late Model Series, Iron-Man Late Model Series, and Schaeffer’s Oil Fall Nationals are also part of the race schedule.
A total of nine events on eight weekends are on the schedule. Support divisions for all events will be announced soon. The points program for the limited late models and sportsman late models will return as well.
Smoky Mountain Speedway Schedule
Saturday, March 7
7th Annual Tennessee Tipoff
World of Outlaws Late Model Series – $12,000 to win
Friday, April 24
Rockin’ with the Stars
Southern All Stars Super Late Models – $5,000 to win
Saturday, May 23
Memorial Day Mayhem in the Mountains
American Crate All Star Series – $5,000 to win
Topless Outlaws Late Models – $5,000 to win
Saturday, June 13
Mountain Moonshine Classic
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series – $15,000 to win
Friday, July 10
Smoky Mountain Summer Showdown
Schaeffer Oil Southern Nationals – $10,000 to win
Saturday, Aug. 8
16th Annual Iron-Man Classic
Iron-Man Championship Late Models – $5,000 to win
Saturday, Sept. 5
Schaeffer Oil Fall Nationals – $5,000 to win
King Of The Mountain All Star Championship Weekend
Friday, Oct. 16
Southern All Stars Super Late Models – $3,000 to win
American Crate All Stars Series – $2,000 to win
Saturday, Oct. 17
Southern All Stars Super Late Models – $7,000 to win
American Crate All Stars Series – $3,000 to win