Southern Nationals Series Welcomes Arizona Sport Shirts for 2015
25, 2015) The Old Man’s Garage Spring Nationals
Series, the Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Series along
with the Southern Nationals Bonus Series is pleased to welcome
Arizona Sport Shirts of Indianapolis, Ind. to the sponsor lineup
for the 2015 season. An agreement was made between series promoter
Ray Cook and Arizona Sport Shirts’ Sr. Vice-President of
Operations Gerald Newton for Arizona Sport Shirts to become an
official corporate sponsor of the series beginning with the 2015
“Finally, we get to work with Ray Cook! What an honor,”
stated Newton of Arizona Sport Shirts. “Celebrating my 25th
year at Arizona and the company’s 40th anniversary, what
better way than to add Ray Cook’s Spring & Southern
Arizona Sport Shirts will provide tour and event t-shirts, hoodies,
ball caps and other various items at all 36-sanctioned Spring
Nationals, Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals and Southern
Nationals Bonus Series events across the Southeast in 2015.
Tipoff Classic for Spring Nationals Series Goes March 12-14 at
Smoky Mountain Speedway!
22, 2015) Smoky Mountain Speedway located in Maryville,
TN is gearing up for the largest weekend of dirt track racing
for the 2015 season. The Ray Cook-promoted Old Man’s Garage
Spring Nationals Series presented by Schaeffer’s Oil will
sanction the Second Annual Tennessee Tipoff Classic weekend on
March 12-14th as the three-day weekend gets kicked off by an open
practice session on Thursday Night March 12th from 6:00-9:00 pm.
The Spring Nationals Series Late Models will take to the track
on Friday Night March 13th competing for $5,000-to-win (40 laps)
while the finale event on Saturday Night March 14th will pay $10,000-to-win
(60 laps) making the possibility of one driver walking away with
$15,000 in first place money at the weekend’s end.
On Thursday Night March 12th there will be an open practice for
all divisions from 6:00 pm through 9:00 pm. The cost is $5.00
for stands while Pit Passes will be $25.00. With all paid pit
admission prices, an after race pit party will be held with a
Meet & Greet session of the Spring Nationals drivers. Complimentary
drinks and snacks will be served complimentary of Smoky Mountain
Speedway. The Pit Party after practice is only with a paid pit
Southern Nationals, & Bonus Series Announce 2015 Points Funds!
(February 19, 2015) Promoter Ray Cook has announced
Points Fund cash awards that will be distributed at the end of
the 2015 season for the Old Man’s Garage Spring Nationals
presented by Schaeffer’s Oil, the Schaeffer’s Oil
Southern Nationals presented by Old Man’s Garage and the
Southern Nationals Bonus Series presented by Collins Signs.
The Spring Nationals Series will see the Champion receiving $5,053
with the second place receiving $2,553, third place receives $2,053,
fourth place receives $1,553, fifth place receives $1,053, sixth
place receives $753, seventh place receives $653 and eighth place
in series points will receive $553 along with all other prefect
attendance drivers. The total of the Spring Nationals Points fund
for the entire 10-race mini tour is in excess of $15,000. Billy
Ogle Jr. of Knoxville, Tenn. is the 2014 series champion.
The Southern Nationals Series, which will go for its 11th season
this year, will feature a points fund in excess of $15,000 with
$5,053 going to the Series Champion, second place receives $2,553,
third place receives $2,053, fourth place receives $1,553, fifth
place receives $1,053, sixth place receives $753, seventh place
receives $653 and eighth place in series points will receive $553
along with all other prefect attendance drivers. Chris Madden
of Gray Court, S.C. is the defending series champion.
Spring Nationals and
Southern Nationals Series Release Very Busy Slate of Events for
(December 1, 2014) Promoter Ray Cook of the
Old Man’s Garage Spring Nationals Series by Schaeffer’s
Oil and the Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Series by
Old Man’s Garage is pleased to release the 2015 versions
of what will be a busy season for both tours.
The third-year Spring Nationals Series will open up the 2015
campaign with a double-header at Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville,
Tenn. on Friday & Saturday March 13 & 14 during the track’s
second running of the ‘Tennessee Tip-Off Classic’
weekend. On Friday Night March 13th the Spring Nat’s Late
Models will take to the track for a $5,000-to-win event while
taking back to the track for Saturday Night’s weekend finale
The tour will then move to Kentucky for the next three events
on Thursday through Saturday April 2-4 during Easter Weekend to
201 Speedway in Sitka, Ponderosa Speedway in Junction City and
Florence Speedway in Union for the 39th Annual Spring 50 respectively.