Skinner, Johnson claim first wins in Classic & Topless

A wild night might be an understatement to describe this past Saturday’s event! Adam Engel showed the way the first 19 laps of the Classic feature, but spun on entry to 3, handing the win to Cameron Skinner. Travis Reno took the win in Thunder & Lightning, while Brian Dinkins won the Mini Stock feature but refused to tear down, handing the win to David Singleton. Ryan King survived the caution-filled NeSmith Crate feature to claim the win, while Paul Johnson won in Topless Modified, and capping the night was Josh Collins claiming the win in Limited Late Model.

Coming up this Friday is the ULTIMATE Super Late Models! In addition to the Super Late Models will be action in the Crate Late Model, Modified Mini, and Mini Stock divisions. The Ultimate Supers will be running for $4,000 over 40 laps. Gates open at 4:00pm with the drivers meeting getting underway at 6:00pm with hotlaps at 6:15pm. Adult grandstand admission will be $15, tier $25, and pit passes will be $35. LIVE Updates will be available on the link under the “Links” tab, but will begin between 6:30pm and 6:45pm.

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Courtney nabs Mod Mini win; King sweeps Late Model features

Another great night of racing is in the book at 411 Motor Speedway! The action was fast and furious! Robert Martin stole the checkers in Thunder & Lightning, David Singleton flew to the checkers in Mini Stock, Ryan King methodically worked lap traffic in NeSmith Crates to make it 2-for-2 for the weekend for him. Dale Watson held off Gary Blanken again this week to win in Street Stock, while Michael Courtney again cruised to the $500 paycheck in Mod Mini. In Limited Lates, Crabtree was poised to snap Ryan King’s weekend win streak until he would bounce off the turn 2 wall on lap 10, opening the door for Ryan King to power around him and claim his 3rd win for the weekend and sweep both Late Model features at 411.

Next up on May 19th is a regular racing program. But don’t forget, the ULTIMATE Super Late Models will be IN THE HOUSE on May 25th, that’s a Friday night, at the 411 Motor Speedway for a $4,000 feature! See you this Saturday night at Tennessee’s Action Track!

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Bobby Zaiontz, Jerod Roller victorious in night 2 of Thunder in the Smokies

Another great night of racing is in the books at 411 Motor Speedway, and it was a record crowd! The first feature of the night was Street Stocks, where Dale Watson claimed the win, but it was not easy as Travis Reno first challenged before fading and suffering mechanical issues, then Gary Blanken would challenge for the win, but just couldn’t find a way around the Watson machine. The next feature was the USCS 600cc Micro Sprints, as we would see Bobby Zaiontz claim the win over Chris Openshaw and Mike Magic. Next up was the Limited Late Models as Josh Collins used the high line — and every inch of it — to claim win #2. Scott Gardner and Bobby Giffin rounded out the top 3, and finally, Jerod Roller “rolled” through lap traffic to claim the USCS 360 Sprints victory, his first-ever USCS victory, over Tim Crawley and Aaron Ruetzel.

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Gregory continues TM hot-streak; Collins awarded LLM victory

Another action-packed night is in the books at 411 Motor Speedway, and the action was fast and furious again. In Topless action, Keith Gregory continued his dominance, remaining undefeated in 4 races this season. David Singleton survived a protest to claim the win in Mini-Stock after being declared legal. In Classic action, defending champion Adam Engel wore out the competition to claim the win. Next up with a heated battle for the win in the NeSmih Crate Late Model, as David Crabtree held off several challenges for the win, even briefly losing the lead late in the race, but was able to recover quickly. In Street Stock, Gary Blanken went 2 in a row, and Adam Beeler led flag-to-flag in the Limited Late Models only to get protested, which he declined. Josh Collins was awarded his first win of the season.

Next up on the schedule is the USCS Sprint Cars “Thunder in the Smokies” featuring 2 divisions of the USCS Sprint Cars! Joining the Sprints will be the Limited Late Models for $1,500 to win, $200 to start feature ($100 entry), and the Street Stocks for $500 to win with no entry fee! Gates will open Saturday at 4:00p, with the drivers meeting at 5:30 and hotlaps following at around 5:45. Adult grandstands will be $15, tier will be $20, and pits will be $35. Kids 6-11 will be $5 in the stands, $10 in tier, and $15 in the pits (all ages under 11), with kids 5 and under being free in both the stands and tier! See you Saturday at Tennessee’s Action Track!!

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Vineyard pounces in final 2 laps for CLM victory

Another great Saturday night is in the books at the 411 Motor Speedway, and the action was fast and furious like always. First on the track was the Thunder & Lightning where Robbie Comer made it 4 wins for 4 races. Next up was Mini Stock where the entire top 7 finished almost nose-to-tail with Keith Sands capturing his first win! NeSMITH Crate Late Models were next onto the speedway where Justin Summers led the way until the final 2 laps, when Mark Vineyard would power around Summers off 2 on lap 18 to claim the win. Street Stock was the next class, were Gary Blanken wore out the competition, and the final feature of the night was the Limited Late Models where Ryan King flexed his muscles and led flag-to-flag through several cautions.

Next up on the schedule is a regular racing program on April 28th. Limited Late Models will run for $1,000, NeSMITH Crate Late Models will race for $600, the Topless Modifieds will return for $300 to win, while Street Stocks will battle for $300 as well. Mini Stock will run for $200 while Classics will return once more for a $200 feature! All the action starts at our normal times, so get through the week safely and we’ll see you at Tennessee’s Action Track on Saturday night!

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Fan Appreciation is this Saturday!

This Saturday night will be our first Fan Appreciation Night of the season! The fan appreciation will begin at 2:00p in the pit area at the 411 Motor Speedway. All drivers are welcome and encouraged to come out early and get set up, and meet all the fans that cheer them on every Saturday night! All fans and drivers must…

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McCarter claims Limited victory, while Gregory flashes to Topless win

Another exciting night of racing is in the books at 411 Motor Speedway! The first feature of the night was the Thunder & Lightning, where Robbie Comer would spin in 2 on lap 3, but come back to take the win. Next up was the Mini Stock division. King would lead the first half of the race before breaking in turn 4 at the halfway point. Tommy Metler would claim the win, but get protested. He was determined to be .031″ beyond tolerance on angle milling of the head and declared illegal, awarding the win to David Singleton. Next up was the Classic division. Marvin Ray would start on the pole and never look back, claiming the checkers. The next division was the Topless Modified where Keith Gregory would wear out the competition through a series of early cautions, but the real noisemaker was Johnny Ridings, suffering a flat tire on the final lap 15 caution. That would set a green/white/checker finish due to the time limit expiring. Ridings would restart tail end of the lead lap, which was 7th, and in the final 2 laps, would charge all the way up to claim the 3rd spot. Finally, in the Limited Late Models, Pierce McCarter set fast time with a lap of 14.448. He would surrender the lead in turn 1 on lap 1 to Adam Beeler. Beeler would either slam the wall or come real close on lap 13. On lap 16, he would pull off the speedway, while at that very moment, Chase King powered around Pierce McCarter to claim 2nd, which King would then inherit the lead. But the lead was short-lived, as he JUST crossed the line to lead lap 17, would drop a driveshaft and coast around to turn 2, which ultimately handed the lead to McCarter. McCarter would lead the final 12 laps to claim the win. Brad Lowe finished up in 2nd but lodged a complete teardown protest. In the tech area, McCarter was declared legal.

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Crabtree busted again, while sparks fly early in Street Stock

Another great Saturday night of racing action is in the books at 411 Motor Speedway, and it was a barn burner. In the Street Stock division, we saw the sparks fly early as Travis Reno showed his displeasure with Bradly Lewelling. After the sparks cooled and the dust settled, Lewelling was the winner. Moving on to the Mini Stock division, the Rooftop Rocket took it to the rooftop of 411 Motor Speedway’s banking and claimed the win in that division. Next feature on the speedway was the NeSMITH Crate Late Models. David Crabtree sat on the pole, and jumped quickly to the lead. The dogfight was for 2nd as teammates Anthony White and Justin Summers ran door-to-door most of the night. After the dust settled, Crabtree took the win, with White and Summers the top 3. However, NeSMITH ordered the top 5 competitors to the tech room, where Crabtree and Summers were disqualified, handing the win to Anthony White. Next up was Thunder & Lightning, where Robbie Comer poured the coal to the field, easily walking with the win, and in Limited Late Models, Chase King and Adam Beeler ran side-by-side for the first 30 laps, until Josh Collins joined the fray and made it a 3-way battle for the win. All three drivers ran 3 wide for a couple of moments, before Chase King would claim the checkers!

Another great night of action is coming your way on April 14th, so circle the date and we’ll see you at Tennessee’s Action Track!

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