Another great night of racing excitement has concluded at 411 Motor Speedway! It was certainly an eventful night for the NeSmith Late Model Touring Series. Kicking off qualifying was Street Stock, where the defending champion David Price would snag the pole with his lap of 16.285. Next was the NeSmith LMTS where Adam Beeler would take the fast qualifier honors with his lap of 14.128. Chase King would be the fast qualifier in Thunder & Lightning with his lap of 14.885. Fast forward to the features, it was Shannon Emery notching another career win on his belt. Next was Thunder & Lightning, where Chase King survived a post-race teardown to claim the win after being declared legal following a protest from 2nd-place finisher David Miley. Capping off the night was the caution-filled Ole Smoky Moonshine 50, where Adam Beeler led all 50 laps through 11 cautions.
Join us this Saturday April 12th as we will have racing action in NeSmith Late Model, Sportsman, Thunder & Lightning, Street Stock, and Mini Stock. The Steel Head Special has been scratched from the program. Adult Grandstand $10, kids 6-11 $5, kids 5 & under free. Tier $15 regardless of age. Adult Pit Pass $25, kids 11 & under $15 with signed waiver. Make your plans now to join us for our 2nd points racing of the 2014 season!
It was a mild and sunny Saturday afternoon in February as the 411 Motor Speedway hosted the 2nd Annual Sweetheart 52. Kicking off the night was Limited Late Model qualifying, as defending Sweetheart 52 champion, ironically driving the #52 machine, would set fast time with a lap of 14.495 with Cory Hedgecock in the 2nd and final locked starting position with a lap of 14.557. Next up was Heat Races, where Booger Brooks would take the lone heat race win in Thunder & Lightning. Next was the first of two heats for Street Stock, where Shannon Emery won the first and Lynn Philips won the second heat. Limited Late Model heats were next, where Rick Hixson won the first, and Josh Henry won the second. Next was Mini Stock heats, with Michael Courtney and Mike Townsend winning those. The final two heat races were in Sportsman, where Kip Sawyer and Jimmy York were the winners of those. For the features, Mini Stock was first, with Michael Courtney taking the win. Next was Street Stock, where they went caution-free, with Shannon Emery taking the checkers. Thunder & Lightning was next, with Booger Brooks taking the victory. Sportsman was next, with time expiring on a shortened feature, it was Heath Alvey taking the win after 15 of the scheduled 20 laps. Capping off the night was the Sweetheart 52, where Cory Hedgecock took the lead from the start, and kept it, for all 52 laps.
Join us Saturday March 15th for our first open practice of the 2014 season, going on from 12-5p. Also, mark your calendars as 411 Motor Speedway hosts the NeSmith Dirt Late Model Series for a 3-night show March 27th, 28th, and 29th for the Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine Nationals. On Thursday March 27th will be an open practice from 5-9p. On Friday March 28th, it’ll be a $2,000-to-win NeSmith special running 40 laps. In addition, we’ll have Sportsman and Mini Stock. On Saturday March 29th, it’ll be a $3,000-to-win NeSmith special running 50 laps. In addition, we’ll have Street Stock and Thunder & Lightning a part of the program. Admission pricing for all that will be announced soon, so keep checking in!
Another great night of racing is completed here at the speedway! It was a chilly afternoon but that didn’t deter our die-hard fans and drivers from coming out and enjoying a night at the races! We’d like to congratulate our feature winners: Michael Courtney (Mini Stock), Shannon Emery (Street Stock), Mike Lewis (Modified), Robbie Comer (Thunder & Lightning), and Cory Hedgecock (Limited Late Model)
We’d also like to congratulate our 2013 Divisional Champions: Marvin Ray (Classic), Rocky McNabb (Mini Stock), David Price (Street Stock), Johnny Ridings (Modified), Robbie Comer (Thunder & Lightning), and Rusty Ballenger (Limited Late Model!)
Gates will open at 2:00p ET, with the drivers meeting scheduled for 4:00p ET, with hotlaps firing off at 4:15p ET. Adult Grandstand admission will be $15, kids 6-11 $5 and kids 5 & under free. Tier parking will be $20 per person, regardless of age. Pit Passes for adults will be $35, with kids 11 & under being $15 with a signed waiver. Clear your schedules and make your plans to join us Saturday November 9th!
A beautiful East Tennessee afternoon greeted the fans of the 411 Motor Speedway on Saturday, and the cooler temperatures meant a faster race track! Now we’ll take a moment to congratulate the feature winners. Mike Townsend (Mini Stock), Shannon Emery (Street Stock), Kevin Lewis (Modified), Chase King (Thunder & Lightning), and Brad Lowe (Limited Late Model)!
Now, don’t forget fans, don’t come to the speedway this coming Saturday October 5th because you’ll see locked gates! Why? Because we’re racing on Friday night! It’s our final Friday night race of the 2013 season, and it’s the 3rd Annual Fall Brawl! In action will be the Modified Street ($2,000 to win), Limited Late Model ($2,000 to win), and Mini Stock ($500 to win). All gates open at 4:00p ET with the drivers meeting 6:30p ET. Adults in the grandstand will be $15, kids 6-11 $5 and 5 & under free. Tier parking for all ages will be $20. Pit Passes for adults will be $35. Please remember that alcohol is strictly prohibited in the grandstand area, but is permitted in Tier Parking. See you all on Friday!
It was another great night of racing action on Saturday under beautiful blue skies and very comfortable temperatures greeting fans! We’d like to congratulate our winners: Tommy Metler (Mini Stock), Shannon Emery (Street Stock), Kevin Lewis (Modified), Chase King (Thunder & Lightning), and Cory Hedgecock (Limited Late Model).
Join us this Saturday August 21st as the NeSmith Chevrolet Performance Series Super Late Models come to town for a 50-lap $3,000 winner’s purse! Also in action will be Mini Stock, Modified, Thunder & Lightning, and Street Stock! Special admission pricing does apply, and full pricing info can be seen on the headline ticker and the Admission Pricing page under “The 4-1-1”.
We’ve finally hit the month of September fans! It’s been a great season so far and we all appreciate your support every week, but our season is by no means over yet! Points racing action is drawing to a close, but the action couldn’t be much better! Mini Stock again treated the fans to a SPECTACULAR show as the entire top SEVEN cars battled for the win. We’d like to congratulate our feature winners:
Jason Welshan (Limited Late Model Feature 1), Rocky McNabb (Mini Stock), Shannon Emery (Street Stock), Johnny Ridings (Modified), Robbie Comer (Thunder & Lightning), and Cory Hedgecock (Limited Late Model Feature 2).
***ATTENTION LIMITED LATE MODEL COMPETITORS: RULE CHANGE EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY***
Rules : Steel Head , Steel Block : 362 max
: Front tires Open
: Rear tires. Hoosier 1600 or American Racer 56: Must punch 55 or harder .
: # 2350
: Gas or E85 only
: Lucas/SRRS Body Rules
: Any or All Cars in the Top 3 will be subject to PG after The Feature
Join us this Saturday September 14th as we have another action-packed night of racing excitement for you, and be sure to wear PURPLE in honor of Alzheimer’s Awareness! See you Saturday!
The 2012 season is in the books at the 411 Motor Speedway! Thanks to all the drivers, crew, and fans who attended this season. This past Saturday night was the 6th Annual Steel Head Nationals, which also featured our Crowning of Champions as well as the 2012 411 Motor Speedway Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
Inducted into the Hall of Fame were: Mark Bailes (Flagman), Jim Miller (Wreckerman), and Hoyt Newman (Track Prep)! Congratulations to these fine gentlemen on a successful career at 411 and we look forward to continuing to have them at the track!
Rocky McNabb (Modified Mini), Tim Weaver (Topless Modified), Logan Dukes (Classic), David Miley (Thunder & Lightning), Shane Taylor (Mini Stock), Shannon Emery (Street Stock), and Josh Collins (Limited Late Model).
Congratulations to the 2012 Champions:
Michael Courtney (Modified Mini), Keith Gregory (Topless Modified), Bart Baxter (Classic), Robbie Comer (Thunder & Lightning), Keith Sands (Mini Stock), Dale Watson (Street Stock), Ryan King (NeSmith Crate Late Model), and Josh Collins (Limited Late Model).
Another exciting night of action is in the books at Tennessee’s Action Track! In Classic, we saw Cameron Skinner claim the checkers. In Street Stock, it was Shannon Emery crossing the line first. In Mini Stock, James Mitchell would cross the line first, but wouldn’t make it past the tech area as he was protested and refused teardown, handing the win over to 14 year old Gavin Murphy. In NeSmith Crate Late Model action, it was shiny “Chrome” Mack McCarter take the win, then in Thunder & Lightning we saw “The Whistler” Robbie Comer take the win. It was a “Flash” in Topless Modified as Keith Gregory flashed to victory lane. Rounding out the night was the Limited Late Model division where “Superman” Josh Collins claimed the win.
Join us this Saturday night for Alzheimer’s Race Night. The classes in action are subject to change before Wednesday, but tentatively scheduled are: Limited/Crate Late Model ($2,000), Thunder & Lightning ($411), Topless Modified ($411), Modified Mini ($411), Open Wheels ($411), and Classic ($411)! ***ALL FANS ARE ASKED TO WEAR PURPLE***
Another great night of racing is in the books at 411! In Mini Stock action, we saw Rocky McNabb take the win. In Topless Modified, we saw two things take place. One, we saw William Hux take the checkers for the first time, and we also saw a fan favorite go up in flames. Johnny Ridings emerged from the car he was driving with his legs engulfed in flames. As of Monday morning, he was home resting comfortably and healing up from 2nd and 3rd degree burns but is expected to make a full recovery, so Get Well Soon Johnny! Next up was the Modified Mini where we saw Dustin Stephens take the win. In Thunder & Lightning, it was all Robbie Comer. In Street Stock, Shannon Emery notched his 2nd win of the season. And concluding the night we saw Jason Manley go 2 in a row as he claimed the checkers as the remaining cars behind him battled tooth-and-nail to the checkers.
Coming up this Saturday is another regular racing program! Racing in Limited Lates, Crate Lates, Thunder & Lightning, Street Stock, Topless Modified, Mini Stock, and Classic!
Another great night of racing is in the books at Tennessee’s Action Track! In Modified Mini action, it was all Michael Courtney as he smoked the field. Next was Street Stock where Travis Reno again started at the rear and powered his way to the front, however, he didn’t have enough as Shannon Emery took the checkers. In Mini Stock, it was Cole Trickle (Rocky McNabb) taking the win after drafting with Lee Merritt the first handful of laps. In NeSmith Crates, it was John Cobb taking the win. In Thunder & Lightning, it was Robbie Comer as he waxed the field. In Topless Modified, Flash again took the checkered flag as Keith Gregory notches his 8th win of the season. And finally, Josh Collins set fast time in the Limited with a blistering lap of 13.702, but it was all Brad Lowe as he stole the checkers.
Coming up this Saturday is another regular racing program as the season inches closer to the conclusion. There may only be about a month and a half left in the season but there’s A LOT of great racing to be seen yet! This Saturday we’ll have racing in Limited Late Model, NeSmith Crate Late Model, Thunder & Lightning, Street Stock, Topless Modified, Mini Stock, and Classic.