Southern Nationals Bonus
Series Makes First Visit to North Georgia Speedway for $10,000
Race August 19th
8, 2017) North Georgia Speedway will host the largest
event of the season on Saturday August 19th as the Schaeffer’s
Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series presented by Sunoco Race Fuels
and Tennessee RV will invade the track located just outside of
Chatsworth, Ga. This will mark the first-ever appearance by the
A super-tight points battle will take the series to North Georgia
Speedway on August 19th as part of a double-header weekend with
Rome Speedway in Rome, Ga. hosting the tour for the first time
on Sunday Night August 20th paying $5,300-to-win. David Payne
of Murphy, N.C. leads the point standings by a slim two points
over defending champion Donald McIntosh of Dawsonville, Ga. Jamie
Oliver of Murphy, N.C., Joey Standridge of Tellico Plains, Tenn.
and Zack Dohm of Cross Lanes, W.V. round out the top-five in the
point standings heading into North Georgia Speedway.
The Southern Nationals Series will race 60 laps for $10,000-to-win
and $500-to-start featuring some of the region’s best stars
battling for the big money. In addition to the ground-pounding
Super Late Models, the Crate Late Models, A-Hobby and Pony divisions
will all be on the racing card for the night's activities.
On Saturday August 19th, the pit gates will open at 3:00 pm,
the grandstand gates will open at 5:00 pm and the driver’s
meeting will be at 6:45 pm and hot laps will roll out shortly
afterwards. Adult general admission is $25.00 per person, adult
pit passes are $40.00 per person and adult trackside/fence parking
is $25.00 per person.
The Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Series (Summer Tour)
last visited North Georgia Speedway on July 23, 2013 when Aaron
Ridley of Chatsworth, Ga. captured the $3,500 payday over Billy
Ogle Jr., Eric Jacobsen, Chris Madden and William Thomas.
The tire rule for the Southern Nationals Bonus Series-sanctioned
event at North Georgia Speedway will be as follows: Hoosier 1350
and 1600 along with the American Racer 48 and 56 compounds. The
Late Model series entry fee is $100. Also, the highest finishing
driver using a CT525 engine package will receive a $200 bonus
and the highest finishing driver using a Steel Head/SPEC engine
package will receive a $200 bonus courtesy of the series.
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 .
North Georgia Speedway is located at 300 North Georgia Raceway
Road in Chatsworth, Ga. For more information, please call (706)
695-3313 or (706) 231-9550. You can also log on to Facebook and
check out their official page-North Georgia Speedway.
North Georgia Speedway Purse (60 laps): 1) $10,000, 2) $5,000,
3) $2,500, 4) $2,000, 5) $1,500, 6) $1,100, 7) $1,000, 8) $950,
9) $900, 10) $850, 11) $800, 12) $750, 13) $650, 14) $600, 15)
$550, 16) $530, 17) $520, 18) $500, 19) $500, 20) $500, 21) $500,
Current Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series
1. David Payne-908
2. Donald McIntosh-906
3. Jamie Oliver-524
4. Joey Standridge-518
5. Zack Dohm-386
6. Eddie Carrier Jr.-370
7. Jason Welshan-368
8. Shanon Buckingham-366
8. Jeff Neubert-366
10. Jason Jameson-360
10. Billy Ogle Jr.-360