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Monthly Archives: October 2011

Official Results & Recap: October 29th, 2011

OFFICIAL RESULTS & RACE NIGHT RECAP Going Topless to Save the Tata’s October 29th, 2011 Crate Late Model 1.(1) Ryan King, No. 30 2.(2) Mack McCarter, No. 51 3.(4) Marty Calloway, No. 79c 4.(6) Dalton King, No. K51 5.(5) Clyde Stanton, No. C11 6.(7) Cory Hedgecock, No. 23 7.(11) Justin Beeler, No. 25 8.(3) Cory

Going Topless to Save the Tata’s + Fall Festival on Halloween

Coming up this Saturday is another special event at the 411 Motor Speedway! October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and in honor of that, we’ll be Going Topless to Save the Tata’s! Limited and Crate Late Model will be TOPLESS this Saturday in a $1,000 to win, 39-lap duel to find out who’s the fastest of the fast! All other classes will be in action for 20-lap, $250 to win features. Crate Late Model will be paying $500! It’s sure to be a GREAT night, so crew members, drivers, and fans alike, break out the PINK and help us turn the grandstands PINK for this great cause!

Rusty Ballenger wins Steel Head Nationals slugfest at 411

The race billed as the National Steel Head Late Model Championship at the 411 Motor Speedway is quickly gaining the reputation as one of the area’s top yearly events and this year certainly did not disappoint the gathered masses at the Seymour, Tennessee track.

Both intense racing and controversy have come to be expected in this race that this year paid $2,411 to the winner of the 51 lap feature. The 5th annual of this event delivered both of those elements in a major way on Saturday night at the 3/8 mile clay oval.
In the end, hometown hero Rusty Ballenger emerged as the winner as he outlasted a full field of east Tennessee’s best local drivers in a race that seemed as much a survival of the fittest as a demonstration of speed.

Official Results & Recap: October 22nd, 2011

OFFICIAL RESULTS & RACE NIGHT RECAP 5th Annual Steel Head Nationals October 22nd, 2011 Crate Late Model 1.(1) Trevor Sise, No. 73 2.(2) Clyde Stanton, No. C11 3.(4) Jason Trammell, No. 97 4.(5) David Crabtree, No. C5 5.(3) Marty Calloway, No. 79c 6.(16) Cory Cate, No. 92 7.(9) Jason Varner, No. 34v 8.(15) Herb Garner,

411 Motor Speedway set to present 5th Annual Steel Head Championship

Seymour, Tennessee; October 18th, 2011 – The 411 Motor Speedway is proud to present it’s fans and competitors with the 5th Annual Steel Head Championship. After losing title sponsorship from O’Reilly following the conclusion of the 2010 event, the 411 Motor Speedway has decided to continue on with the event despite that setback. On Saturday, October 22nd, 411 Motor Speedway will play host to some of the area’s top Dirt Late Model drivers for the fifth year. For the previous two events, the track has drawn forty-three and forty-two cars, respectively, and track officials expect no less this season. This year’s event will pay a cool $2,411 to the winner at the end of the just-increased 51 lap distance. The racing has been fantastic throughout the 2011 season, and it’s bound to only get better as the cooler temperatures mean ultra fast excitement. Not only will a number of the track regulars compete in this event, but also a number of “outsiders”, who rarely make an appearance at the speedway.

Hux takes first win; protests galore in 3 divisions

Another great night of racing is in the books at 411 Motor Speedway! We’d like to congratulate all our winners: Brad Lowe (CLM), Jerry Hux (TM), Robbie Comer (ST/MS), Joey Allen (MM)! In Street Stock, Shannon Emery was first to the finish line AND first in the tech room; he was protested and declared LEGAL, retaining the victory! In Mini-Stock, Shawn Henry was first across the line but refused to tear down, handing the win to David Singleton. And finally, in Limited Late Model, Josh Henry was first across the line, followed by Rusty Ballenger and Brad Lowe. However, Lowe would lodge a protest again Ballenger. Ballenger refused, and then lodged a protest against Henry. Henry refused, handing the win to Brad Lowe.

Coming up on Saturday, October 22nd, is the 5th Annual Steel Head Championship! Who will etch their name in history as winner of this event? Will it be our first repeat winner, or will we get our 5th different winner? Make your way out Saturday night to find the answer! More information is listed on the article above this one.

Official Results & Recap: October 15th, 2011

OFFICIAL RESULTS & RACE NIGHT RECAP Crowning of Champions Night October 15th, 2011 Crate Late Model 1.(1) Brad Lowe, No. 1 2.(3) Bill Morgan, No. M1 3.(2) Trevor Sise, No. 73 4.(4) Marty Calloway, No. 79c 5.(5) Clyde Stanton, No. C11 6.(6) Cory Cate, No. 92 7.(9) Mark Sant, No. 79 8.(11) Jason Varner, No.

Jordon Horton and Brad Hall $2k richer

Another night is in the books for the 2011 schedule at 411 Motor Speedway, and the season is quickly winding down! Friday Night was our Inaugural Fall Rumble at the track and it was a huge success! A ton of great racing as well as a ton of fans! Greg Estes set fast time Mod Street but had the lead in the feature when his car stalled. He came from the back and was working on the race lead when he stalled once again, ending his night. Warren McMahan seemed to be well on his way to victory until broken right-front suspension ended his night late, handing the $2,000 victory to Jordon Horton! In Late Models, Brad Hall set fast time–literally, FAST time, by laying down a never-before-seen lap of 13.859! He would easily cruise to the victory in the feature unchallenged all night for the $2,000 check!

Next up on the schedule is the 2011 Crowning of Champions night! We’ll run single features (previously scheduled double features), and honor the top 5 points champions in every division! So clear your schedule! We’ll start EARLIER on Saturday, ALL gates open at 3p, drivers meeting at 5:00p, and hotlaps at 5:15p!

Official Results & Recap: October 7th, 2011

OFFICIAL RESULTS & RACE NIGHT RECAPInaugural Fall Brawl October 7th, 2011 Modified Street 1.(6) Jordon Horton, No. 56H 2.(9) Robbie Buchanan, No. P21 3.(4) Tyler Brown, No. 4B 4.(12) Gary Blanken, No. 5 5.(7) Bobby Joe Robinson, No. 00 6.(15) Jon Cook, No. 0z 7.(16) Apaches Quinton, No. 15 8.(2) Warren McMahan, No. 33 9.(14)

Watson shines in Hardee’s Street Stock Shootout

Another great Saturday night of racing action is in the books at 411 Motor Speedway, and the cool temps and an open tire rule equaled a blazing fast qualifying session! In Limited Late Model qualifying, Brad Hall would set a mark nobody could beat by laying down a very respectable lap time of 13.915, besting the track record of 13.926 set by David Crabtree on July 14th, 2011. Due to the tire rule being changed, we’ll keep up with 2 track records, one with an open tire and one with regular rules! In the other features, Josh Henry would cruise to the checkers in Crate Late Model, but was discovered to have a non-factory sealed engine, resulting in his disqualification from the Crate feature. It would not affect his Limited Late Model status. In Topless Modified, Mike Lewis decided to drive his brother’s car..to victory lane! Dale Watson would claim the win in the Hardee’s Street Stock Shootout. Robbie Comer claimed another win in Super Truck+Mod Street, while Tim Ladd held off a valiant effort from Chuck McMahan and performed his patented celebratory donuts on the frontstretch to the fan’s enjoyment! Shawn Henry claimed the win in Mini-Stock, while Jason Cardwell made quick work of Brad Hall, only to suffer mechanical failure on lap 5. Hall would maintain the lead through several cautions to claim the win.

Next up on the schedule is our Friday Night Special! $2,000 to win in Modified Street, $2,000 to win in Late Model! Pits open at 3:00p, grandstands at 5:00p, with the drivers meeting getting underway at 5:45p and hotlaps promptly at 6;00p! Adult grandstand tickets will be $15, tier will be $20, with pit passes being $30. Kids in the grandstand will be the usual $5. See you under the lights on Friday night!