By Chris Tilley Old Man’s Garage Spring Nationals Series P.R. Coordinator
BRASSTOWN, N.C. – May 23, 2016 – The final three points races for the Old Man’s Garage Spring Nationals Series presented by Schaeffer’s Oil will be on Friday May 27th at Boyd’s Speedway in Ringgold, Ga. then Saturday May 28th at Dixie (Ga.) Speedway in Woodstock, Ga. and the final points race will be Sunday May 29th at Rome (Ga.) Speedway
On Friday Night May 27, the tour will make it’s fourth-ever appearance to Boyd’s Speedway in Ringgold, Ga. for a 40-lap $4,000-to-win event. On Saturday Night May 28 the series will visit the Swims Family owned Dixie Speedway in Woodstock, Ga. for the tour’s fourth appearance paying $4,000-to-win then on Sunday Night May 29 the tour’s final points event will visit Rome Speedway in Rome, Ga. and host of the final series for the second time, which will be a 50-lap $6,000-to-win race.
Defending series champion Donald McIntosh of Dawsonville, Ga. leads the points heading into his home state while David Payne of Murphy, N.C. is second in the points, 46 points out of the lead. Shanon Buckingham of Morristown, Tenn. is third in the tour’s points while Stacy Boles of Clinton, Tenn. and Robby Moses of Maryville, Tenn. are fourth and fifth in the points respectively.
At Boyd’s Speedway on May 27th, the pit gates will open at 4:00 pm, the grandstand gates open at 5:00 pm, the driver’s meeting is slated for 6:30 and hot laps will roll out around 7:00 pm. The Crate Late Models will also race for $1,500-to-win plus Topless Sportsman plus one other division TBA. General admission is $17.00 for adults, children 12 and under are free and adult pit passes will be $35.00 with children ages 7-12 admitted for $10.00.
At Dixie Speedway on May 28th, the pit gates will open at 4:00 pm, grandstand gates open at 5:00 pm, driver’s meeting slated for 6:30 pm and hot laps will roll out at 7:00 pm EST. All Dixie Speedway weekly divisions will be on tap for the evening. General admission is $18.00 for adults, children ages 9-17 are $6.00 and children 8 and under are free. Tailgate admission is $25.00 with children ages 11 and under $11.00. Adult pit passes will be $35.00 with children ages 11 and under $11.00.
At Rome Speedway on May 29th, the pit gates will open at 4:00 pm, grandstand gates open at 5:00 pm, driver’s meeting slated for 6:30 pm and hot laps will roll out at 7:00 pm EST. All Dixie/Rome Speedway weekly divisions will be on the racing card for the evening. General admission is $20.00 for adults, children ages 9-17 are $6.00 and children 8 and under are free. Tailgate admission is $25.00 with children ages 11 and under $11.00. Adult pit passes will be $35.00 with children ages 11 and under $11.00.
On Monday Night May 30th following the three-race Spring Nationals Series swing, the Southern Nationals Bonus Series will hold an event at Tri-County Race Track in Brasstown, NC during their Sixth Annual Memorial Day Championship race paying $4,000-to-win and $400-to-start. This will make four events for the family of series during the Holiday weekend and nearly $80,000 in total prize money up for grabs.
The tire rule for Boyd’s, Dixie and Rome Speedway’s will be as follows: Hoosier 1350, 1600 & LM40 along with the American Racer 48 and 56 compounds. At each Old Man’s Garage Spring Nationals, Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals and Southern Nationals Bonus Series event in 2016, the highest finishing CT525 engine in the main event will receive a $200 bonus and the highest finishing Steel Head/SPEC engine will also receive a $200 bonus.
Boyd’s Speedway is located at 1481 Scruggs Road in Ringgold, GA 30736. Further information can be obtained by calling (706) 891-6803 or visit www.BoydsSpeedway.net. Mufflers are mandatory in all divisions competing at Boyd’s.
Dixie Speedway is located at 150 Dixie Drive in Woodstock, GA. Further information can be obtained by calling (770) 926-5315 or visit www.DixieSpeedway.com .
Rome Speedway is located at 1933 Chulio Road in Rome, GA 30161. Further information can be obtained by calling (706) 235-2541 or visit www.DixieSpeedway.com/Rome .
Further information on the Spring Nationals, Southern Nationals and Southern Nationals Bonus Series can be obtained by calling Promoter Ray Cook at (828) 360-5353 or Series P.R. Coordinator Chris Tilley at (606) 219-1723 or visit the official website located at www.SouthernNationalsSeries.com .
Current Spring Nationals Series Points (after April 29):
1. Donald McIntosh-1,126 (Dawsonville, GA)
2. David Payne-1,080 (Murphy, NC)
3. Shanon Buckingham-874 (Morristown, TN)
4. Stacy Boles-838 (Clinton, TN)
5. Robby Moses-824 (Maryville, TN)
6. Chris Madden-770 (Gray Court, SC)
7. Mike Marlar-665 (Winfield, TN)
8. Dale McDowell-580 (Chickamauga, GA)
9. Adam Bowman-500 (Seymour, IN)
10. Vic Hill-492 (Mosheim, TN)